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Ron Leach  |  Feb 25, 2021  |  0 comments

It may not seem like it, given the horrendous winter weather that swept across the country last week, but the onset of spring is barely a month away. And the new season brings with it a variety of interesting opportunities for macro and close-up photography.

Ron Leach  |  Feb 19, 2021  |  0 comments

One of the many benefits of modern mirrorless cameras is that they enable you to use vintage lenses of various brands with the use of simple and affordable adapters. So if you have an assortment of old legacy glass gathering dust, it’s possible to get started as soon as you acquire a new camera, without immediately investing in native lenses.

Ron Leach  |  Feb 17, 2021  |  0 comments

Hasselblad has been an iconic brand for decades—particularly among medium format film photographers. Long known as a purveyor of premium cameras for pros, the company received a new jolt of relevance with the recent introduction of its compact X-series digital medium format models.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 26, 2021  |  0 comments

This morning Sony introduced the 50.1MP full-frame Alpha 1 mirrorless camera—a powerful new model the company calls “The most technologically advanced camera Sony has ever produced.” Bragging rights include a unique combination of blazing performance, high-resolution, and a host of new creative capabilities.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 11, 2021  |  0 comments

Last week we featured a tutorial with the best camera settings for photographing birds in your backyard. Because that story with so popular, we thought we’d do something similar today for landscape photographers.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 07, 2021  |  0 comments

Let’s face it: Few of us are traveling things days, and that make things difficult for nature photographers who often pursue their craft far from home. But what if you could capture stunning images of birds in your own backyard? If you’re intrigued, read on.

Theano Nikitas  |  Dec 22, 2020  |  0 comments

One of the latest additions to Canon’s full-frame mirrorless line, the 20-megapixel Canon EOS R6 ($2,499, body only) is the lower resolution sibling to the 45MP EOS R5 but offers many of the same features as the more expensive ($3,899) model.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 17, 2020  |  0 comments

One of the first decisions every photographer makes before purchasing a new camera is whether they want a full frame model or one with an APS-C or micro four thirds sensor. It’s an important consideration because the choice you make determines what the focal length of your lenses really means.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Dec 03, 2020  |  0 comments

Tamron this morning announced the launch of the new Tamron 17-70mm F/2.8 Di III-A VC RXD (Model B070), a zoom lens for Sony E-mount APS-C mirrorless cameras. The new Tamron 17-70mm F/2.8 Di III-A lens is slated to go on sale on January 14, 2021 for $799. (Due to the current global health crisis, the release date or product supply schedule could change, Tamron noted.)

Shutterbug Staff  |  Nov 24, 2020  |  0 comments

Photo gear doorbusters, deep discounts on cameras, lens sales, special pricing on photo accessories and camera bag deals, big savings on zooms, markdowns on tripods, photo price reductions, lens instant rebates – no matter what they’re called, they’re the sirens’ songs that catch your ear and direct your hand toward your wallet. And why not? In November and December 2020 around Black Friday and Cyber Monday, photographers can save some serious coin on cameras, lenses, tripods, flash and memory cards – not to mention photo bags and backpacks, filters, books, microphones, monitors and computers.

We’ve sorted out the lists of holiday specials and sales we’ve received this fall and highlighted the very best from each manufacturer. Want to save some big dough on a camera or lens? Read on…

Ron Leach  |  Nov 12, 2020  |  0 comments

One way to simplify the photographic process and get the best results possible is to configure your camera properly for the type of images you shoot. That's because the camera settings you choose for portraiture or still life photography can be inconvenient or worse the next time you go out to shoot landscape, sports or other types of images.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 10, 2020  |  0 comments

Most photographers are familiar with the popular narrative that shooting in Manual Mode delivers better, or at least more predictable, results. Unfortunately, many folks hesitate to turn their camera’s mode dial to “M” because they think Manual Mode is too complicated.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 15, 2020  |  0 comments

Fujifilm just introduced the Fujifilm X-S10, an entry-level mirrorless camera aimed at new photographers who might be interested in moving up from their smartphones to try a true digital camera. The Fujifilm X-S10 is the latest model in the company's X Series of cameras and features a 26.1MP X-Trans CMOS 4 (APS-C) sensor, an X-Processor 4 chip and in-body image stabilization (IBIS) in a compact camera body.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Oct 14, 2020  |  0 comments

Nike announced the 45.7MP Nikon Z7 II and 24.5MP Nikon Z6 II full-frame mirrorless cameras this morning. The two cameras, which are the follow-ups to the Z7 and Z6 from 2018, add some upgrades to the previous models including dual image processors, better autofocus (AF) capabilities and dual memory card slots, though they feature essentially the same image sensors as their predecessors.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 01, 2020  |  0 comments

Back in January I reviewed Nikon's tiny Z50 mirrorless camera, an APS-C sensor format model targeted at budget-conscious photographers or those buying their first interchangeable lens digital camera. And it performed so well I was actually sad to return it. But Nikon has been busy, and within a week the new full-frame 24.3MP Nikon Z5 arrived on my doorstep to test out.

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