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Henry Anderson  |  Feb 27, 2020  |  0 comments

We've said it before, we'll say it again: composition is perhaps the single most important thing in creating a great photograph. Yes, lighting, technique, timing, and execution are all important too, but if you have lousy photo composition, your image is still going to stink.

Dan Havlik  |  Feb 25, 2020  |  0 comments

It's been the worst kept secret in the camera industry but it's finally here. Fujifilm officially unveiled the X-T4 tonight and Shutterbug got some pre-release hands-on time with this 26.1MP mirrorless camera, which is the follow-up to the well-reviewed X-T3 from only a year and a half ago.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Feb 25, 2020  |  0 comments

Sony just unveiled the new FE 20mm F1.8 G wide-angle lens. This relatively small and lightweight lens is designed for photographing events, news, landscape, street photography, and video.

Dan Havlik  |  Feb 24, 2020  |  0 comments

Backlit portraits are tricky to pull off. Do them improperly, and you'll have a flat silhouette lacking in detail and impact. Do them, right though, and they can look pretty spectacular.

Henry Anderson  |  Feb 21, 2020  |  0 comments

We've reported before on how NASA uses Nikon DSLRs when aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Now we've seen a video on how they use those cameras to shoot selfie photos of themselves at work in the ISS.

Dan Havlik  |  Feb 21, 2020  |  0 comments

It's taken him a while, but photographer Peter McKinnon has finally completed Part Three of his Camera Basics video series. To learn some essential camera knowledge, watch the free 15-minute tutorial below immediately.

Jason Schneider  |  Feb 20, 2020  |  0 comments

I’m a film dinosaur—about 40% of the pictures I shoot are made on black-and white film, and my favorite analog cameras range in age from 50-100 years. For the remaining 60%, I shoot digitally, sometimes with a vintage lens attached to help capture a "retro" look.

Henry Anderson  |  Feb 19, 2020  |  0 comments

Here's a quick and fun portrait photography tutorial from Jessica Kobeissi. In the below video she shows you five creative lighting ideas you can try on your next photo shoot.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Feb 19, 2020  |  0 comments

If photographer Mark Denney had to pick only one lens for his landscape photography it would be, without question, his 16-35mm wide angle zoom lens. Over the years, the 16-35 has helped Denney capture the vast majority of his landscape images.

Bruce Dorn  |  Feb 18, 2020  |  0 comments

Exploring Light is a new monthly Shutterbug column featuring tips, tricks, and photo advice from professional photographers in Canon's Explorers of Light education program. This month's column is by Bruce Dorn on how to shoot better travel photos.

Dan Havlik  |  Feb 17, 2020  |  0 comments

We like it when photographers have fun with their gear and try out new things, especially when it relates to the creative use of lenses. In the below video, the gang on Mango Street break out a 400mm Canon lens for a portrait shoot.

Henry Anderson  |  Feb 14, 2020  |  0 comments

It's already mid-February 2020: how's your photography going? If you still need a dose of inspiration, try these five must-try photo ideas from Pierre T. Lambert explained in the video below to get your creative juices flowing.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Feb 13, 2020  |  0 comments

If you want to draw people into your landscape photos, there's an easy way to do that. Make your images look like something you'd see in the movies.

Henry Anderson  |  Feb 13, 2020  |  0 comments

We love creativity in photography and YouTube sensation Jordi Koalitic is the king of creative photography tricks. In the below video, Koalitic travels to Qatar to share his latest imaging hacks, some of which might blow your mind.

Dan Havlik  |  Feb 12, 2020  |  0 comments

Canon just announced that it is developing the much-rumored EOS R5 mirrorless camera. The subject of intense speculation over the past month, the Canon EOS R5 is the follow-up to the Canon R and Canon RP, which were the company's first full frame mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras.

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