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Shutterbug Staff  |  Nov 05, 2018  |  0 comments

Here’s a harrowing wildlife video with a (spoiler alert) happy ending that went viral today. If you haven’t seen it yet, it shows a mother bear and her cub trying to reach the top of a snowy slope. It also offers an important lesson about drone operators not flying their drones too close to wildlife scenes.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Nov 05, 2018  |  0 comments

Have you ever seen an amazing image and wondered: how did they do that? Well, that happened to photographer Pierre T. Lambert when he was exposed (pun intended) to those trippy, long exposure motion images that make moving objects look like fantastical vortexes.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Nov 02, 2018  |  0 comments

Even top pro photographers can have trouble achieving ideal sharpness for portraits. Photographer and YouTuber Jessica Kobeissi has been there before, so she devised a 6-point system to help her get sharp portraits every time.

Dan Havlik  |  Nov 02, 2018  |  0 comments

Maybe it’s because our beloved Maine Coon cat named Rufus passed away this year, but I can’t get enough of the Lotus the Main Coon Intagram page, which features photos of a giant floofy feline. Our Maine Coon was a classic gray but Lotus, as you can see below, is a lovely mix of white and orange.

Dan Havlik  |  Nov 01, 2018  |  0 comments

Here’s a cool Lightroom trick for when you want to capture a wide-angle or even ultra-wide angle scene but don’t have a wide-angle lens. In the below video, photographer and YouTuber Chris Hau shows you how to go from narrow to wide in just a few simple steps.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Oct 31, 2018  |  0 comments

It’s something just about every landscape photographer has thought of at some point: should I shoot a sunrise or a sunset? Of course, there is no right answer to this question.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Oct 31, 2018  |  0 comments

In the below outdoor portrait photography from Ed Gregory of Photos in Color, he explains how to balance flash with low ambient light to create professional-looking outdoor portraits that pop. In the video, Gregory walks you through how these portrait lighting techniques work to help you improve your outdoor portraits.

Chris Lydle  |  Oct 30, 2018  |  0 comments

There's a mantra attributed to event photographer Michael Weeks:

• If you don't take it, you can't sell it

• If you don't show it, you can't sell it

• If you can't print it, you can't sell it

• If you can't take payment, you can't sell it

Roger Cicala  |  Oct 30, 2018  |  0 comments

We published our teardown of the Canon EOS-R and then had to decide which of the Nikon Z cameras to do. We decided to go with the top-end Nikon Z7.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Oct 30, 2018  |  0 comments

“Today I share my 7 secrets for taking better photos by exposing your images correctly in camera, whether in street photography, portrait photography or landscape photography those tips help,” photographer Pierre Lambert says.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Oct 29, 2018  |  0 comments

Photographer Peter McKinnon pays a visit to the Neon Demon Studio in Toronto, Canada to offer his tips on how to shoot better photos in low light in the video tutorial below.

Andrea Keister  |  Oct 29, 2018  |  0 comments

During a weekend jaunt to Dublin, Ireland, Shutterbug reader Andy O’Farrell had planned to enjoy a couple of days shooting around the city. However, a monkey wrench had been thrown into his plans courtesy of Mother Nature.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Oct 29, 2018  |  0 comments

Think you’ve run out of ideas for posing models for your portrait photography and fashion shoots? Think again. Those helpful folks at Mango Street have a new video where they show you “9 Model Poses in 90 Seconds.”

Shutterbug Staff  |  Oct 26, 2018  |  1 comments

Last week we shared photographer Pierre T. Lambert’s “7 Secrets to Get Sharper Images Every Time You Shoot” and now he’s back with five more secrets for capturing sharp photos for street photography and portrait photography.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 26, 2018  |  0 comments

Halloween is all about ghosts, goblins and ghouls, and in the fun video below you’ll learn how to give Halloween portraits a spooky ghost effect with a few simple steps in Photoshop.

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