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Dan Havlik  |  Apr 11, 2019  |  0 comments

Do you love your cute kitty Rufus or your darling dog Fluffy but hate that you can never get their eyes in focus in your photos? Those adorable critters do move fast when you're snapping pics, but Sony now has new autofocus technology to make sure they always look sharp, including their eyes.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 10, 2019  |  0 comments

Do you often find yourself fumbling with your camera's manual, trying to dig out information on how to change a specific setting? That's definitely a buzz-killer (not to mention a creativity killer) if you're out trying to capture something inspiring, such as a scene of nature in landscape photography.

Deborah Sandidge  |  Apr 10, 2019  |  1 comments

The story here is not that you should carry a wide-angle lens—or even better, several of them. I carry two or three wide-angle lenses routinely, and like me, I'm sure you realize their value and their importance. This lens how-to story is about ideas for how you can use them to maximize their creative potential and their stunning effect.

Dan Havlik  |  Apr 10, 2019  |  0 comments

Canon's smallest DSLR just got smaller. Canon USA unveiled the EOS Rebel SL3 DSLR (called the EOS 250D internationally) this morning, which it says is the "smallest and lightest EOS DSLR camera" yet.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 09, 2019  |  0 comments

Toy photography is a perennial favorite amongst Shutterbug readers and below are some more tips from a miniatures master. In the video from Adam Savage's Tested, toy photographer Johnny Wu (aka Sgt. Bananas) demonstrates how he creates blast effects in toy photography.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 09, 2019  |  0 comments

Not every portrait photographer has access to a professional model who knows how to "strike a pose," which makes your job a bit easier. In fact, many photographers who are just starting out use friends and family and their amateur posing techniques can be a bit awkward, to say the least.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 09, 2019  |  0 comments

One of the best things about Photoshop is being able to cut out or extract the subject of a photo from its surroundings. Of course, some cutouts are harder than others and some are dang near impossible because of intricate edges such as flyaway hair or surrounding ornamentation.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 08, 2019  |  0 comments

Last month we shared photographer Hayden Pedersen's latest video with 10 awesome photography ideas in 100 seconds. Now here's another, older video he put out with a similar clever theme: 10 Camera Hacks in Less than 100 Seconds.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 08, 2019  |  0 comments

If you're just starting your career as a photographer, you're bound to make a few mistakes. And many of those mistakes, just might cost you money. Sometimes, a lot of money.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 08, 2019  |  0 comments

Sony has unveiled two new tough external SSD drives that photographers will want to take a look at: the high-performance SL-M series and the standard compact SL-C series. For photographers who need to store their images on the go in challenging environments – such as travel photographers, outdoor photographers, sports photographers, wedding photographers, heck just about any photographer! – these new external Sony SSD could prove to be a handy mobile backup solution.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 05, 2019  |  0 comments

It's an oft repeated mantra of many photographers, particularly Canon shooters: "Canon has the best color science." But is it true? That's up for some debate but a frequently cited selling point for Canon over rival brands is what some believe to be its accurate color reproduction particularly when it comes to skin tones.

Dan Havlik  |  Apr 05, 2019  |  0 comments

Panasonic this morning unveiled the 20.3MP Lumix G95, a rugged designed mirrorless camera with new features for both photography and videography. 

Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 04, 2019  |  0 comments

There's a lot to consider when shopping for a used camera. Yes, the price might be nice, but how can you help ensure that what you've buying is not damaged goods, among other things.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 04, 2019  |  0 comments

Static photos of stationary objects do not need to look boring. In fact, there are many ways to give your static photos an eye-catching "dynamic edge" that will get viewers to stop and look twice.

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