How to Take Amazing Photos With Entry-Level Gear

Most of us can’t afford to buy the best equipment money can buy. But guess what? One of our favorite outdoor photographers says, “It is possible to capture professional-quality images using entry-level gear.” Simon d’Entremont, a wildlife and nature photographer, is a well-known instructor.Based in Eastern Canada. He uses a unique method to teach this…

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How to control highlights for better landscape photos (VIDEO).

Landscape photographers often find themselves in a bind when they are faced with scenes that have a range of tones beyond the range of their cameras. The quick tutorial today from How to Use focuses on the former. It explains a simple Lightroom technique for removing blown-out parts of the image. This Lightroom technique is…

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Exposure Bracketing: When You Need it & When You Don’t (VIDEO)

Setting your camera to bracket exposures can help nail a shot when photographing landscape scenes in uncertain light. Yet, as you’ll see in the tutorial below, sometimes this popular technique is merely a waste of time. Instructor Mark Denney is very accomplished pro who posts weekly tutorials on important landscape photography skills. In this episode…

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The Truth & Fallacy about ISO 100 for Nature Photographs (VIDEO).

We can summarize the following tutorial in five words: “Don’t believe everything you think”—at least as pertains to the “necessity” of using ISO 100 whenever possible when photographing nature and landscape scenes. Camera technology is radically different today than it was in the days when this rule was common. One pro says now is the…

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B&W Winter Macro Photographie? Here’s how it’s done (VIDEO).

It’s not uncommon for some photographers to put their close-up lenses in the back of the cabinet after all the excitement and fun of spring and summer macrophotography. When insects start to disappear and the plants begin to wither, they tend to store them there. It’s a shame, because winter offers a lot of great…

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Photoshop Basics: Master Noise Reduction within 7 Minutes.

This tutorial is the perfect follow-up lesson to one we posted this morning. How to take beautiful night sky pictures. If you’re taking pictures of nightscapes, or low-light scenes in general, you will have to deal with high ISO settings. This video is part of a series. Photographer James VooghtHe describes the different aspects of…

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Photos with Ugly Fringing Color? Here’s an easy 1-Minute Fix

Have you ever noticed the color fringes that appear around the edges and corners of your photos? Join the club. Also known as Chromatic Aberration, these artifacts are a sure way to spoil an otherwise nice shot. As you’ll see below in the Lightroom video tutorial, there is a quick and easy fix. Instructor Roy van…

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Copy Edits From 1 Picture to Others & Pace Up Your Workflow (VIDEO)

Let’s face it: Processing photographs is usually an arduous time-consuming activity, whatever the software program you utilize. One other reality is that the majority photographers would somewhat be out taking pictures than sitting behind a pc. Right now’s Lightroom tutorial is designed to get you again out within the subject as quickly as attainable by…

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Video: A Beginner’s Guide to Lightroom Versatile Masking Filters

You’ve found the right place if you’re not familiar with Lightroom’s powerful filtering tools. These easy-to-use filters will make a big difference to the quality of your results. Today’s tutorial will open your eyes to the possibilities of the Nav edits YouTube channelThis guide is short, but contains all the information you need. You’ll learn…

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Use these 5 pro techniques to take better nature photos with plain blue skies (VIDEO).

Bright blue featureless is great for a trip on the beach, a vacation, a bike ride or hiking outdoors. When it comes to landscape and nature photography, however, this is not the best choice. Although it is possible to change the sky in post-production, many photographers hesitate to do so. If this sounds like you,…

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