Setting up a Mastodon Server for Photography
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Setting up a Mastodon Server for Photography

In this post, I’m going to describe the process of setting up a Mastodon server for photography. Now, Mastodon is not a photography app as such, but I’m sticking my neck out here and saying that it will become as important in the photography world as Twitter. If you’re as tired of the algorithmically challenged…

5 Reasons that L-Brackets in Landscape Photography are Important
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5 Reasons that L-Brackets in Landscape Photography are Important

The value of L-Brackets in Landscape Photography is massively underestimated. Says the man who never used one until July 2022. To my shame, I’m a relatively recent convert, but I wouldn’t go out without one now. I sometimes wonder why I’m so reluctant to take advantage of new technology and I suspect the answer is…

Dodging and Burning Using Adobe Lightroom
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Dodging and Burning Using Adobe Lightroom

The art of dodging and burning using Adobe Lightroom has been made massively easier with the introduction of masking tools. In this post we’re going to cover dodging (lightening) and burning (darkening) using the tools available in Adobe Lightroom alone. There are other ways to go about this in Photoshop that I will write about…

The Best 3 Lenses for Landscape Photography
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The Best 3 Lenses for Landscape Photography

The “holy trinity” or the best 3 lenses for landscape photography are reasonably well documented but how many people understand the differences between these lenses and can point to the differences in the image they produce? In this post, we’ll talk about the focal lengths every landscape photographer should have covered and discuss the key…