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Sharpen your Adobe Photoshop techniques with Outdoor Photographer. Our articles offer Photoshop tips on topics ranging from resizing images to enhancing color. Begin your lesson in Photoshop for wildlife and nature photography now.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Controlling Lens Flare

Preventing unwanted haze effects and reflected light in the field, plus three ways to correct it with processing

As landscape photographers, we’re often entirely dependent upon available light from the sun.

Thursday, November 26, 2015

The Postprocessing Pipeline

From raw image to radical results with Lightroom and Photoshop

Normally, when shooting surfing, you’re looking for a clean wave, without any whitewash contaminating the wave face itself.

Monday, September 28, 2015

Processing Fall Color

Tips and techniques for adding impact to autumn images in Photoshop

Be clear what your subject is and where you want the viewer to look.

Friday, September 11, 2015

Featured Format Portfolio: Michael George

We caught up with Michael to find out how he curates his Format portfolio, his essential gear for an outdoor shoot and the secret to making your work stand out.

Monday, August 31, 2015

A Look Inside Lightroom CC

The top 5 new features in Lightroom CC for nature photographers

Adobe released the long- anticipated Lightroom 6; or is it Lightroom CC, or is it both?

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Sync Photos Across Devices With Mylio

A new app makes organizing, sharing and protecting photos an automatic snap. It just may change your life.

Mylio is "the first modern, intelligent photo manager."

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Create A Photo eBook

The tablet revolution has brought new life to e-books. We’ll show you how to make an impressive and full-featured e-book from your photos.

Traditional photo books have dropped off significantly in today's market.

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Unleash Unlimited Depth Of Field

Use stacked focus to create images that overcome the bounds of optics for your macro shots and more

For the first time since the invention of the medium, photographers are now able to create images that rival our visual memory.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Use Lightroom Like a Darkroom

How to work like an old-school master printer when you’re processing images in the computer

To do this in Photoshop, you need to use things like selections, feathering, layers, adjustment layers and layer masks.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Solutions: Clarity

This incredibly useful control helps close the gap between actual global contrast and apparent contrast in a photo

One of the more interesting challenges that the digital revolution brought home to nearly every photographer, both amateur and professional alike, is that with digital, you're now in control of your own image processing.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Solutions: Vibrance

Often thought of as nearly identical to Saturation, this control can be much more useful for nature photographers

Vibrance is grouped along with Clarity and Saturation in Lightroom.

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

B&W Transformation

Go from a weak color photograph to strong, dynamic black-and-white by taking advantage of HDR technology along the way

The technique that I'm about to illustrate will take your photos to the next level, creating killer black-and-white images.

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Organization Will Set You Free!

Basic organization techniques to help you find, sort and catalog your images

Finding photos you've shot on your computer has long been a challenge.

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Solutions: Lightroom 4 Tone Controls

How the changes in Lr4 are important for nature photographers

With Lightroom 4, Adobe has made the most significant change to its RAW image-processing engine since Adobe Camera Raw was first introduced in 2003.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Solutions: Scanning Revisited

Breathe new life into your old film images by using powerful next-generation scanning software

This might be one article you didn't exactly expect to find yourself reading.

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