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The Editors  |  Jan 05, 2018  |  7 comments

Another year has come and gone, which means it’s time for Shutterbug to once again pick our favorite cameras and lenses of the past 12 months. With so much great photo gear to choose from in 2017, it was a difficult task. The below list though is a good summation of the cameras and lenses Shutterbug’s editors and writers most enjoyed shooting with last year.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Nov 16, 2018  |  0 comments

Getting accurate color in an image can make or break a photo. This is especially true if you’re a professional photographer and want to nail the skintones of your model to keep your clients (and the model) happy.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Nov 14, 2018  |  0 comments

Photographer Sorelle Amore is here to give you a pep talk. If you thought you can’t make money as a photographer, you are wrong. In fact, as she points out in the below video, there are (at least) 31 ways you can make money as a photographer.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Nov 14, 2018  |  0 comments

The holiday shopping season has come a bit early for Nikon fans. Nikon announced today that its highly anticipated Z6 full frame mirrorless camera will officially go on sale in the United States this Friday, November 16, 2018.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Nov 13, 2018  |  0 comments

It’s the dream of many who have picked up a camera and have a passion for photography. How do I get make a living as a professional photographer?

Dreamstime  |  Nov 13, 2018  |  0 comments

The following outdoor photography how-to story with six winter photography tips comes courtesy of Dreamstime contributors.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Nov 12, 2018  |  0 comments

If you love the look and affordable prices of vintage lenses but have no idea how to use them on a modern camera, the below video from Mark Holtze is for you. In the clip, Holtze shows you how to use these classic lenses on your current DSLR or mirrorless camera using adapters that coast as little as $10.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Nov 12, 2018  |  0 comments

The flash vs natural light debate is almost as old as photography itself. (Or at least as old as flash photography itself.) Photographer Craig Beckta recently jumped into the fray with the below video, which is titled “7 Reasons Why Flash Is Better for Portraits Than Natural Light.”

Shutterbug Staff  |  Nov 09, 2018  |  0 comments

There’s still time to capture some great photos of fall foliage so here are some more autumn photography tips, this time from David Flores of B&H Photo. In the below video, Flores gives you his top six tips on how to take better fall photos.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Nov 09, 2018  |  0 comments

Lightroom tips are amongst our favorite tutorials to feature on Shutterbug so here’s another helpful image editing video, this time from travel photographer Pierre T. Lambert. In the below clip, Lambert shows you how to use the brush and gradient tools the right way to transform your photos from the merely good to the great

Ron Leach  |  Nov 09, 2018  |  0 comments

Nikon announced its 24.5MP Z6 mirrorless camera back in August 2018 alongside its 45.7MP Z7 but it doesn't go on sale until later this month. Shutterbug got to test out the new Nikon Z6 during a press trip to Orlando, FL this week and we’ve included ten full resolution test photos we captured with the full frame (FX-format) camera with this story.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Nov 08, 2018  |  0 comments

Photographer and Lightroom expert Ed Gregory is back with another super helpful tips video for anyone who wants to up their image editing skills in an instant. In the below clip, Gregory offers ten handy Lightroom tips that should improve you photo retouching skills right away.

Joe Farace  |  Nov 08, 2018  |  0 comments

Superzoom cameras, like Nikon’s Coolpix P1000 ($999.99) are popular because, let’s face it, people who buy entry level DSLR’s rarely, if ever, take the kit lenses off their cameras. I looked for statistics on this and didn’t find any empirical data but friendly retailers in the industry told me this assumption is true.

Dan Havlik  |  Nov 07, 2018  |  0 comments

Giving up on a favorite lens is almost like breaking up with a loved one – yes, photographers are a weird bunch – but if it’s ever happened to you, you know the feeling can be oddly familiar. “I used to love this lens but, for some reason, it just doesn’t do it for me anymore.”

Shutterbug Staff  |  Nov 07, 2018  |  0 comments

So, you’ve shot a portrait and it looks…ok. Good but not great and certainly not at the level of a professional image you might see in a magazine.

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