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Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Jun 05, 2019  |  0 comments

DxO just announced a major upgrade for the popular Nik plug-in suite. Named the Nik Collection 2, the additions include 42 new presets, a bundle version of DxO PhotoLab 2.3 Raw format processor and more. We had a chance to try out a pre-release copy. Take a look at what we cooked up, starting with the image above.

Dan Havlik  |  Jun 04, 2019  |  0 comments

While we're not, generally, fans of "quick fixes" on images in Photoshop – why not get it right when you shoot it? – there's no shame in using Adobe's landmark image editor to make a boring photo look better. And in the below video from Photoshop maestro Serge Ramelli, he shows you how to do just that.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jun 03, 2019  |  0 comments

Here's a portrait photography tutorial that's simple and straight to the point. In the clip, photographer Miguel Quiles shares "5 portrait hacks everyone wishes they knew sooner."

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 31, 2019  |  0 comments

Panasonic just announced the newest addition to its Lumix S camera series, the Lumix S1H, a full frame mirrorless camera aimed at photographers who are serious about shooting video. According to Panasonic, the SH1 is the "world’s first camera capable of video recording at 6K/24p (3:2 aspect ratio), 5.9K/30p (16:9 aspect ratio), and 10-bit 60p 4K/C4K."

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 31, 2019  |  0 comments

Every Friday we share an easy photography tips and tricks video and here's one with 33 DIY photo hacks you can try this weekend. While the video is geared toward the smartphone camera set, you can easily use these same tips and tricks with your regular camera as well.

Joe Farace  |  May 31, 2019  |  First Published: May 30, 2019  |  0 comments

The Canon EOS Rebel SL3 ($649 with the 18-55mm kit lens) is the latest in a series of compact Canon DSLRs that seem designed to compete with the size of mirrorless cameras. And while the Canon Rebel SL series has grown slightly since being introduced in 2013, these changes were part of a strategy of adding capabilities that were missing in entry-level competitors from other manufacturers.

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 30, 2019  |  0 comments

This latest camera shootout test from The Slanted Lens pits the Panasonic Lumix S1 (the new kid on the block) against the Sony A7 III (the older, popular kid) in a head-to-head mirrorless review. 

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 30, 2019  |  0 comments

In general, taking photos, particularly portraits, in direct sunlight is considered a no-no. The light is simply too harsh and the shadows it produces are unflattering on your subject.

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 30, 2019  |  0 comments

There are many things that go into making a great landscape photo, but photographer Mark Denney say one particular factor is most important to him. Is it lighting? Color? Composition?

Deborah Sandidge  |  May 29, 2019  |  0 comments

I don't just use clouds in many of my photographs; I actively pursue them for my images. If I hear a storm is a few days out, I'll travel to meet it. I'm not talking about hurricanes—I'll travel away from one of those; but give me an approaching garden-variety Florida storm, and I'll be there.

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 28, 2019  |  0 comments

If you have any interest in the history of street photography – or just street photography in general – the below video should be right up your alley. A compilation of street photography and music over the years, the clip shows a street photo for every year from 1838 to 2019.

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 27, 2019  |  0 comments

Here’s a quick camera tip from travel photographer Pierre T. Lambert that’s worth trying out. It often seems like we’re all addicted to reviewing our images on the back screen right after we take them. And, in fact, there’s a camera setting that lets you immediately review the shots for a few seconds on the LCD display on back. (Most of you probably have it on.)

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 27, 2019  |  0 comments

A week ago, we shared a somewhat controversial video where photographer Mattias Burling shared what he considers the “Top 5 Overrated Camera Features.” Now he’s followed that opinionated piece up with another video that goes in the opposite direction: “The Top 5 Underrated Camera Features.”

Dan Havlik  |  May 22, 2019  |  First Published: May 23, 2019  |  0 comments

Fujifilm just maxed out the megapixels by announcing its new GFX100 medium format mirrorless camera, which boasts a 102-megapixel, 55mm diagonal length "large format" sensor.

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