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Dan Havlik  |  Aug 05, 2019  |  0 comments

Capturing unique street photos can be tricky business partially because your first instinct as a photographer might be to "get the shot" and then move on so as not to attract too much attention. But what if your initial street photography angle isn't actually the best one?

Dan Havlik  |  Aug 02, 2019  |  0 comments

Over the years, we've taught you a few ways to remove distracting objects in images using Photoshop. But what do you do when there's something really complicated in an image you want to erase?

Shutterbug Staff  |  Aug 02, 2019  |  0 comments

Here's a fun photography project to try this weekend: five creative ways to use shadows in your photography. In the below video from COOPH, they explain how shadows can be used in a variety of ways to produce head-turning photos.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Aug 01, 2019  |  0 comments

File this under "you learn something new and cool every day." In the below video, Vox explains how those colorized images of space get their color.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jul 31, 2019  |  0 comments

Shooting photos and editing them in Lightroom go hand-in-hand these days. But, as the saying goes, familiarity can breed contempt. It can also breed mistakes. Constant mistakes.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jul 31, 2019  |  0 comments

Nikon has unveiled the new Nikkor Z 85mm f/1.8 S lens, a new fast prime portrait lens in the Nikkor S-Line of lenses for its Z-series, full frame mirrorless cameras such as the Nikon Z6 and Nikon Z7. The Nikkor Z 85mm f/1.8 S is designed as a fast aperture lens suited for portrait photography and videography.

Dan Havlik  |  Jul 31, 2019  |  0 comments

It's an age-old question and, some would say, a myth. Do Canon cameras really capture better skin tones in portraits than Sony cameras?

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jul 30, 2019  |  0 comments

Most experienced photographers are familiar with the Rule of Thirds and how it can help to create interesting image composition. There's a lot more to composing a photo than just the Rule of Thirds though.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jul 30, 2019  |  0 comments

Look at the image in this post very closely. Are you seeing color? It's actually a black-and-white photo.

Dan Havlik  |  Jul 29, 2019  |  0 comments

Here's something to get you through a sultry summer Monday. One of our favorite storm-chasing, time-lapse photographers Mike Olbinski is back with a new video that captures the power and beauty of nature.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jul 29, 2019  |  0 comments

Do you ever get the feeling that lots of landscape photos, even good ones, tend to look the same? Perhaps that's because everyone is using the same photography techniques to get the same looks in their images?

Karen Foley  |  Jul 26, 2019  |  0 comments

The days of the studio portrait using a solid color background are mostly behind us – thankfully. To get your images noticed these days, photo portraits need to be active, inventive and most importantly personal.

Charles Wade  |  Jul 26, 2019  |  0 comments

When I was a teenager, every year without fail, we would go on our family camping trip. It was our traditional yearly pilgrimage.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jul 25, 2019  |  0 comments

Sony just launched the latest addition to its premium RX100 compact camera line: the RX100 VII, which Sony says offers similar speed capabilities to its full frame A9. (The Sony A9 is a pro-level mirrorless camera designed for shooting sports.) The Sony RX100 VII also features a newly developed 1.0-type stacked 20.1 MP Exmor RS CMOS image sensor with DRAM chip and latest generation BIONZ X image processor.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jul 25, 2019  |  0 comments

Sometimes the best photography hacks come to you by accident. This is often the case with Photoshop, which has so many layers (ahem, so to speak), that using it can sometimes feel like stumbling in the dark.

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