Entries by Matt Meisenheimer

Canon Announces Three New RF Lenses

Canon has been busy. Along with the development announcement of the Canon EOS R3, Canon announced three new upcoming RF lenses for their mirrorless line. The RF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM, RF 400mm f/2.8L IS USM, and RF 600mm f/4L IS USM. It’s an interesting release overall. The 100mm f/2.8L Macro stands out to […]

Chasing Light: Badlands & Hoodoos

Chasing Light is a video series documenting some of our workshops and adventures at Backcountry Journeys. This episode, ‘Badlands & Hoodoos’, is a continuation of our last vlog featuring guide Matt Meisenheimer. In this video, Matt explores a couple of different locations and shares his approach on what to do when the light isn’t ideal. […]

Chasing Light: Canyons & Badlands

‘Chasing Light’ is a video series chronicling some of our workshops and adventures at Backcountry Journeys. This episode, ‘Canyons & Badlands’, documents Backcountry Journey’s Matt Meisenheimer adventures to two locations in the American southwest. It’s a photography ‘vlog’ offering insight into the photographic process, as well as a look into some of the amazing locations […]

Chasing Light & the Milky Way

The American Southwest is one of the most diverse and beautiful places in the world – it’s a dream destination for photographers. ‘Chasing Light & the Milky Way’ is a video series chronicling one of our workshops at Backcountry Journeys, as well as some side exploration of the Colorado Plateau. This series will include behind-the-scenes, […]

Color Range – Easy Way to Make Selections in Photoshop for Nature Photography

In this brand new video from Backcountry Journeys, Photo Guide, Matt Meisenheimer covers an overview of ‘Color Range’ in Photoshop CC. This feature enables users to create custom selections that can then be used for masking. It is the easiest way to make advanced masks, and it’s especially useful for nature photography. ‘Color Range’ makes […]

Five Hidden Lightroom Features

In this video, Matt Meisenheimer discusses five features of Lightroom Classic that you might not know about. These are things that are either found in the menus or unlocked by keyboard shortcuts. The best part about these tips and tricks is that they can make a huge difference to your nature photography workflow in Lightroom. […]

Calibrating a Monitor for Nature Photography

In this video Backcountry Journeys Instructor/Photo Guide, Matt Meisenheimer will walk you through how to calibrate your computer monitor for your photography and post-processing work. A properly calibrated monitor will help you to be confident that what you see is what you get when you go to print, publish, and/or post your images.