Matthew Saville

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Matthew Saville is a full-time wedding photographer at Lin & Jirsa Photography, and a senior editor & writer at SLR Lounge.

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  • Astrophotography
  • Headshot
  • Landscape
  • Macro
  • Nature and Wildlife
  • Photojournalism
  • Portrait
  • Product
  • Real Estate
  • Sports
  • Stock
  • Wedding


  • Composite Photography
  • Digital Photography
  • HDR Photography
  • Long Exposure Photography
  • Natural Light Photography
  • Advanced Retouching
  • Brenizer
  • Compositing/Manipulation
  • Off-Camera Lighting
  • On-Camera Lighting
  • Studio Lighting
  • Tilt Shifting
  • Timelapse
  • Adobe Bridge
  • Adobe Camera Raw
  • Adobe Lightroom
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Premier
  • Capture One Pro


  • Destination Photography
  • Lead Shooting
  • Lighting Assisting
  • Local Photography
  • Second Shooting
  • Third Shooting


Lighting Tips Complete Guide to Lighting Modifiers, And When To Use Them
By Matthew Saville on January 12, 2018
The world of lighting modifiers can be imposing and confusing. In fact modifiers are...
Photography News Newlywed Couple’s 30 Pages of Feedback | How To Avoid This PR Disaster
By Matthew Saville on January 10, 2018
Did the photographer deserve such harsh criticism, or is the couple turning nit-picking...
Opinion Nikon Mirrorless In 2018? What Nikon Must Do In The Next 12 Months | Cameratalk
By Matthew Saville on January 4, 2018
A make or break year
Photoshop How To Create Natural HDR Landscapes Using Blend-If Photoshop Layer Technique
By Matthew Saville on December 14, 2017
learn the Blend-If method to quickly create natural, smooth-toned landscape photos with...
Gear Talk Aperture Priority & Shutter Priority VS. Manual Exposure | Which do Pros Use?
By Matthew Saville on December 7, 2017
It’s a pretty huge stereotype among experienced photographers, to always, always,...
Post Production Tips How To Recover A Corrupt Or Damaged Memory Card
By Matthew Saville on December 4, 2017
What is every photographer’s biggest fear? Losing their images, or memory card...
Insights & Thoughts Dear Lens Makers: It’s Time to Break the Mold!
By Matthew Saville on November 27, 2017
Do you ever feel like the "standard" zoom ranges, such as 24-70mm and 70-200mm, just...
News & Insight Should Wedding Photographers Be Using Circular Polarizers Too?
By Matthew Saville on November 3, 2017
The benefits of a polarizing filter reach further than just for landscape photographers
Tips & Tricks What Is Mirror Lock Up & Electronic First Curtain Shutter?
By Matthew Saville on February 16, 2017
Mirror lock up is an SLR camera feature that has been around for many years, yet you...
Camera Talk With Saville 7 Tips To Help You Conserve Battery Power
By Matthew Saville on November 4, 2016
Someday, it will happen. You'll be absolutely certain that you put all your camera...
Gear & Apps Nikon 16-80mm f/2.8-4.0 DX Review | A Professional Grade Kit Lens?
By Matthew Saville on September 12, 2016
Announced about 1 year ago, I have been waiting to get my hands on the Nikon 16-80mm...
Gear & Apps Tokina 14-20mm f/2 Review | An Even More Impressive F/2 Zoom?
By Matthew Saville on July 7, 2016
Tokina has joined the faster-than-f/2.8 zoom club, and the results are just what I...