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Ron Leach  |  Aug 28, 2023  |  0 comments

If you've ever spent hours searching for a photo that you know is somewhere in Lightroom or on your hard drive, you understand the pitfalls of sloppy organization. We're going to fix all that today with some great tips from British landscape pro Jethro Stebbings.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 28, 2023  |  0 comments

Ever since Photoshop introduced the beta version of their new AI-based Generative Fill capability there's been a heated debate about what this means for photographers and the craft as a whole. Some folks greeted the news with excitement as a remarkable innovation, while others unabashedly say it spells doom for everyone with a camera.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 24, 2023  |  0 comments

We've all captured bland landscape photos with unimpressive cool tones, and that's usually because the light just wasn't right. While it's often impossible to return on a better day, today's Lightroom tutorial explains a simple Lightroom technique for giving these images an eye-popping Golden Hour look.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 24, 2023  |  0 comments

All effective photographs have several things in common, whether they're captured indoors or outside. In the eye-opening tutorial below you learn what one accomplished pro says are the essential "building blocks" to consider.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 23, 2023  |  0 comments

We've all come upon a beautiful scene only to discover that our images look flat and lifeless. Sometimes that's because the light wasn't quite right, while other times the culprit was operator failure, i.e. we used the wrong camera settings or techniques.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 22, 2023  |  0 comments

In case you're unfamiliar with Photoshop's Smart Filters, here's the deal: These are simply normal Photoshop filters that have been applied to a Smart Object. They provide additional versatility during post processing, and you'll learn everything necessary to put these tools to work in the quick tutorial below.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 18, 2023  |  0 comments

According to one of our trusted pros the new Select Object feature in Lightroom "is a powerful and amazing way to create refined selection masks" and it's a straightforward technique that everyone should understand. By watching the nine-minute tutorial below you'll know exactly how it works.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 16, 2023  |  0 comments

Let's say you're out in the field with the right gear and good weather, and you come upon a great landscape scene that can't be ignored. So you pop off a few shots, and you're eager to review the results on your computer.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 16, 2023  |  0 comments

One of the most daunting challenges faced by landscape shooters is optimizing sharpness in scenes with important objects in the foreground, midrange, and background of the frame. That's because even if you stop your lens all the way down to f/22 there's insufficient depth of field to maintain sharpness from here to there.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 16, 2023  |  0 comments

Landscape photographers think a lot about the color palette when editing their work. But thoughtfully optimizing color in the camera is equally important and will save you plenty of time behind the computer.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 15, 2023  |  0 comments

Last week we featured a tutorial from a pro explaining several "essential" tips for shooting epic photos after the sun drops below the horizon. Today we're following up with what another expert calls, "The ultimate tips and tricks for editing night photos in Luminar Neo."

Ron Leach  |  Aug 15, 2023  |  0 comments

One of the most effective ways to transform good landscape photos into great ones is by adding depth and dimension during the editing process. And an easy way to do that in Lightroom is with straightforward adjustments to colors and contrast.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 11, 2023  |  0 comments

Lightroom's HSL sliders are so easy to use that it's rather surprising that so many photographers ignore them when editing their work. If you're among that camp, today's quick tutorial will likely change your mind.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 10, 2023  |  0 comments

Have you ever noticed when employing masks that ugly artifacts appear around the periphery of the selection? It's a common problem that can be quickly resolved by following the quick and easy tips in this tutorial from the Photoshop Café YouTube channel.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 09, 2023  |  0 comments

Today's image-editing tutorial is for those of you who overlook the power of Photoshop filters when processing your work. Whether you're a beginner ofr more experience photographer, this comprehensive lesson from the PIX Imperfect YouTube channel will quickly get you up to speed.