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Ron Leach Posted: Apr 28, 2017 0 comments

Sorry to bust your bubble, but as you’ll see in the video below some nature documentaries get the Hollywood treatment and aren’t exactly what they seem. Simon Cade, Host and Producer of DSLRguide TV made the discovery while watching an episode of the BBC’s “Planet Earth.”

Ron Leach Posted: Apr 28, 2017 0 comments

Born in 1829, Carleton Watkins was perhaps the greatest of early American Western photographers, yet his images are largely unknown today. His photographs of Yosemite Valley and throughout California’s Sierra Nevada mountains have been compared by some to those of Ansel Adams that followed.

Ron Leach Posted: Apr 28, 2017 0 comments

Sam Wick is a long-haul pilot flying for the Zurich-based airline Swiss, and he captured the spectacular video below from the cockpit during a recent flight across the Atlantic to South America.

Edited by George Schaub Posted: Apr 28, 2017 0 comments

The Sony A6500 is the flagship model for Sony’s APS-C sensor-based mirrorless camera line and features an E-lens mount. The Sony A6500 was brought out only 8 months after the forerunner A6300 was shipped, which begs the question as to what changes and differences would justify a new model so soon. Indeed, there are some changes.

Staff Posted: Apr 28, 2017 0 comments

Water Under the Old Bridge
Peda Pepic knew the shot he wanted of Stari Most (English: Old Bridge), a famous 16th-century Ottoman bridge in the city of Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina but he was running out of time. 

Barry Tanenbaum Posted: Apr 27, 2017 0 comments

Woody Allen is often credited with saying that 80 percent of success in life is showing up. For many photographers, that means showing up effectively in social media.

Dan Havlik Posted: Apr 27, 2017 0 comments

It’s no secret that the online photo lab WhiteWall is one of our favorite services for making gallery-worthy prints of our favorite images. Back in 2015, Shutterbug Editor-at-Large George Schaub reviewed WhiteWall’s services for our website and came away impressed. WhiteWall has also received a TIPA “Best Photo Services” award in the past, and I’ve, personally, used them for printing a number of my photos on a variety of surfaces including acrylic and metal and have been very pleased with the results.

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Ron Leach Posted: Apr 27, 2017 0 comments

The Cooperative of Photography (COOPH) is a unique web magazine and online store, and they just shared the video below with some gorgeous and vibrant images.

Ron Leach Posted: Apr 27, 2017 0 comments

If you’re one of those photographers who thinks handheld light meters are relics from the bygone film era, think again. These powerful tools are just as important in the digital age as they’ve ever been.

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Ron Leach Posted: Apr 27, 2017 0 comments

Zen Photo is an online store featuring quirky accessories, gifts and other distinctive items for photographers. One of our favorites items are their “Nikon Patent Sheet Shoes” because of the graphics of a vintage Nikon patent sheet printed on the shoes.

Ron Leach Posted: Apr 26, 2017 0 comments

Simon Baxter is a landscape photographer living on the edge of England’s beautiful North York Moors National Park. He says there are three requisites for those interested in capturing the splendor of the great outdoors: Composition, Patience & Perseverance.

Ron Leach Posted: Apr 26, 2017 0 comments

Greg Benz is a Minneapolis-based photographer known for his stunning landscape and cityscape images, and he creates some real magic by using his camera’s Live View mode and a neutral density (ND) filter.

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Jason Schneider Posted: Apr 26, 2017 0 comments

In commenting on an obscenity case back in 1964 Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart famously quipped, “Hardcore pornography is hard to define, but I know it when I see it.” The same can be said of bokeh, a Japanese term for the perceived quality of the out-of-focus areas in a photograph. 

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Ron Leach Posted: Apr 25, 2017 0 comments

Peter McKinnon is a successful pro who says, “I want my photos to mean something, to transcend just ‘another shot’ and become undeniable moments of clear storytelling and emotion.”

Edited by George Schaub Posted: Apr 25, 2017 0 comments

The sd Quattro H is Sigma’s second mirrorless camera based on a Foveon sensor that uses lenses with an SA mount. Compared to the first sd Quattro, which was introduced in summer 2016, the new camera offers a larger sensor, a more rugged yet still compact DSLR-style camera build, and a host of new features.

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