Bio

Jason Bradley has a unique set of skills. He specializes in nature and wildlife photography both underwater and above; he’s the owner and operator of Bradley Photographic Print Services, a fine art print lab; he leads photographic expeditions around the world, and is the author of the book Creative Workflow in Lightroom, published by Focal Press. Visit BradleyPhotographic.com to see more of his work and find info on his upcoming workshops and expeditions, and BradleyPrintServices.com to learn about his fine art printing services.

Articles by Jason Bradley

Example of a black-and-white print
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5 Tips To Master B&W Printing

Monday, May 16, 2022 | Text & Photography By Jason Bradley

The practice of printing your work is more than gratifying in itself—it will help you develop your vision as a photographer.

Giraffes at sunset in Kenya.
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A Full Immersion Experience

Monday, March 28, 2022 | Text & Photography By Jason Bradley

  If you’ve been following my work for a while, you might know me as an underwater and ocean dude…

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Sharing Your Photos, Part 4

Tuesday, December 21, 2021 | Text & Photography By Jason Bradley

Using Lightroom Classic’s tools to share curated groups of images through slideshows, PDFs and books.

A view of the Watermark Editor in Lightroom Classic.
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Sharing Your Photos, Part 3

Tuesday, December 14, 2021 | Text & Photography By Jason Bradley

How to automate watermarking and output settings using custom presets in Lightroom Classic’s Export dialogue.

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Sharing Your Photos, Part 2

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 | Text & Photography By Jason Bradley

An in-depth tour of Lightroom’s Export dialogue and the options you’ll encounter there.

Screen shot from Adobe Lightroom
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Sharing Your Photos, Part 1

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 | Text & Photography By Jason Bradley

An overview of key export choices, including file formats, resolution settings and color spaces.

Image taken using Apple ProRAW format.
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What Is Apple ProRAW?

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 | Text & Photography By Jason Bradley

It’s not just marketing hype—this new format available in the latest iPhones is a step into the future of photography.

A snowy scene used to illustrate how to process winter photographs.
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How To Process Winter Photographs

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 | Text & Photography By Jason Bradley

Here’s how to make perfect exposures and develop them in Lightroom.

how to add a smart collection in Lightroom
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Organizing Your Photos, Part 4: Smart Collections

Thursday, March 5, 2020 | Text & Photography By Jason Bradley

Lightroom’s Smart Collections are a powerful tool to gather images based on their stage of development, file type, custom keywords and more.

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Organizing Your Photos, Part 3: Tags, Ratings And More

Thursday, February 13, 2020 | Text & Photography By Jason Bradley

Beyond keywording and subject categorization, your opinion of each image, as well as its intended end use, can be addressed in your organization workflow.

Screen shot of using keywords in Adobe Lightroom
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Organizing Your Photos, Part 2: Using Keywords

Friday, January 10, 2020 | Text & Photography By Jason Bradley

In part two of a four-part series on organizing your photo library, we talk about the importance of using keywords to find photos instantly.

organizing your photos in Adobe Lightroom
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Organizing Your Photos, Part 1: A Place For Everything

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 | Text & Photography By Jason Bradley

Use these tips to tame your photo library.

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Converting To Black & White In Lightroom Classic

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 | Text & Photography By Jason Bradley

Explore the Profile Browser in Lightroom Classic CC and take a playful approach to black-and-white workflow.

iPhone XS Max for nature photography, photo of Yosemite Valley
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iPhone XS Max For Nature Photography

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 | Text & Photography By Jason Bradley

Just how good is the camera in the iPhone XS Max for nature photography?

Processing fall color photos like this fall scene .
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Processing Fall Color Photos In Lightroom Classic CC

Monday, October 22, 2018 | Text & Photography By Jason Bradley

Understanding the difference between Lightroom’s Vibrance and Saturation sliders can dramatically improve your results when processing fall color photos.

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Feeling Lucky In The Inside Passage

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 | Text & Photography By Jason Bradley

Home to an awesome array of wildlife both above and below the sea, the Inside Passage stretching from Washington state to Alaska is a prime destination for photographers.

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Keeping Your Photos Safe, Part 4: Backup Workflow

Thursday, July 12, 2018 | Text & Photography By Jason Bradley

Essential steps to take for a cohesive backup strategy that ensures the longevity of your photo library

keeping your photos safe
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Keeping Your Photos Safe, Part 3: Protecting The Big Little Things

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 | Text & Photography By Jason Bradley

Protecting your photo library involves more than just file redundancy—it starts at import and continues throughout the organization and processing.

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Keeping Your Photos Safe, Part 2: Tools Of The Trade

Friday, May 25, 2018 | Text & Photography By Jason Bradley

In part two of this four-part series, we take an overview of the hardware options for creating redundant backups.

Keeping your photos safe starts with understanding the hazards
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Keeping Your Photos Safe, Part 1: Don’t Touch Anything!

Thursday, April 12, 2018 | Text & Photography By Jason Bradley

In this first part of a four-part series, we take an assessment of the basic threats to our photo archives and ways to mitigate those potential problems.

Featured Photos by Jason Bradley