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Ron Leach  |  Feb 06, 2023  |  0 comments

Attaining fast and precise focus is a prime goal for all types of photography, and there’s more to it than you may think. If your images aren’t consistently sharp, you’ve come to the right place today.

Ron Leach  |  Feb 06, 2023  |  0 comments

Bokeh is a popular topic these days, especially for those contemplating the purchase of a new lens. As you’ll see in the straightforward tutorial below, it’s also an imaging characteristic that can be manipulated with whatever lenses you own.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Feb 03, 2023  |  0 comments

There’s a new tabletop tripod in the JOBY stable, the slim, sleek PodZilla. Perfect for cell phone photography, it includes a cleverly designed rotating smartphone grip. Here we compare it a longtime favorite, the JOBY GorillaPod 3K Kit.

Ron Leach  |  Feb 03, 2023  |  0 comments

If you’re interested in giving macro photography a try, or the images you shot in the past were disappointing, this detailed tutorial is for you. And if you think that shooting close-ups is reserved for spring and summer, think again!

Ron Leach  |  Feb 02, 2023  |  0 comments

Nailing exposure is often a challenge with all forms of outdoor photography because of ever-changing light, complicated scenes, and a variety of tones from foreground to background. With wildlife subjects this task may require even more thought and precision.

Ron Leach  |  Feb 02, 2023  |  1 comments

If you confront an absolute mess when opening your Lightroom Catalog, you’ve come to the right place. In the video below you’ll learn how to clean up that chaos for a faster and more convenient workflow.

Ron Leach  |  Feb 02, 2023  |  0 comments

If the term “lens compression” sounds familiar and you know it’s a thing, but you’re not sure what it does, how it works, and why it can be beneficial, the video below is for you. We’re going to clear up all the above and more in this episode of “Booray Explains.”

Ron Leach  |  Feb 01, 2023  |  0 comments

Most Shutterbug readers are familiar with a Photoshop feature that automatically detects and creates a mask for an object, thanks to the tutorials we’ve posted in the past. But that capability pales in comparison to a “hidden” masking tool that you’ll learn how to use below.

Ron Leach  |  Feb 01, 2023  |  0 comments

Have you ever been disappointed by your early-evening cityscape photos because they didn’t accurately capture the magic of Blue Hour? That’s actually a common occurrence, and in the video below you’ll learn how to correct the problem by making city lights glow with a simple HDR technique.

Ron Leach  |  Feb 01, 2023  |  0 comments

This video may be controversial because lenses with maximum apertures of f/2.8 or faster tend to get all the love. That’s because they typically fall into the “premium” or pro category and are so useful for shooting in low light. But slower lenses with f/4 maximum apertures have a few significant benefits too.

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