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Shutterbug Staff  |  Feb 18, 2019  |  0 comments

The Nikon Df has long been one of our favorite yet perennially underrated classic DSLRs. And if you act fact, you can save $800 on a Nikon refurbished Df today.

Dan Havlik  |  Feb 18, 2019  |  0 comments

Because mirrorless cameras, by their very nature, have no mirrors like their DSLR counterparts, their sensors can get exposed to the elements when you take off the lens. That means things like dust, debris, moisture and general nastiness can stick to the sensor and defile your photos.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Feb 15, 2019  |  0 comments

Without a doubt, two of the most talked-about mirrorless cameras in the past year have been the Nikon Z6 and Sony A7 III. In fact, these mirrorless full framers finished #1 and #2 in our annual list of the Top 10 Cameras and Lenses of 2018.

Dan Havlik  |  Feb 14, 2019  |  0 comments

One of the easiest but most expensive ways to get your portrait subject to stand out from a background is to use a fast lens, with a maximum aperture of F/1.4, F/1.2 or even wider. Those types of lenses though are pricey and sometimes don’t do the trick, especially if you’re shooting portraits with a crowded scene of people behind them.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Feb 14, 2019  |  0 comments

We’ve reviewed Datcolor’s Spyder-branded color calibration devices for your computer monitors and displays in the past but haven’t heard much from them in recent years. The good news for photographers who like to take control of their color management is that Datacolor’s still around and just launched a new color calibration tool for your monitor.

Dan Havlik  |  Feb 13, 2019  |  0 comments

Canon just launched its newest full frame mirrorless camera: the 26MP Canon EOS RP. He got hands-on time with and have included some of our Canon RP test images in this story.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Feb 13, 2019  |  0 comments

Nikon just unveiled the new Nikkor Z 24-70MM f/2.8 S lens, the latest S-Line lens for the Nikon Z Series full frame mirrorless cameras including the Z7 and Z6. The Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S lens is a fast-aperture zoom lens that is designed for a variety of content creators thanks to its zoom range, fast aperture, edge-to-edge sharpness and compact/lightweight design, Nikon said.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Feb 13, 2019  |  0 comments

Along with unveiling the new smaller and more affordable Canon RP mirrorless camera, Canon said today that it is developing six new RF lenses.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Feb 13, 2019  |  0 comments

Olympus announced the M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm F3.5-6.3 (35mm equivalent 24-400mm) super telephoto zoom lens this morning. 

Shutterbug Staff  |  Feb 12, 2019  |  0 comments

Night sky photography is fun, but it can be tricky. For instance, how many times have you set up your tripod, shot the night skies, only to find out afterwards that you didn’t capture the stars the way you wanted them.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Feb 12, 2019  |  0 comments

You don’t have to head to the country or go on safari to photograph wildlife. In fact, you can capture stunning wildlife photos right in your own town or city if you know where to look.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Feb 11, 2019  |  0 comments

Photographer Robert Campbell got more than he bargained for when he went for a morning shoot in Cambodia recently. As you can see in the incredible video, dozens of beautiful butterflies surrounded him, crawling all over his Sony A7R III mirrorless camera and covering his entire body.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Feb 11, 2019  |  0 comments

Buying used gear of any kind can be a nerve-wracking experience. But when you’re talking about delicate cameras and lenses, purchasing something secondhand can be particularly challenging.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Feb 08, 2019  |  0 comments

More and more photographers want to get into the growing boudoir photography market, but many don’t know where to start. Perhaps most intimidating of all for some beginners is that because it’s one of the most intimate forms of photography, boudoir can also be one of the most stressful.

Ron Leach  |  Feb 07, 2019  |  0 comments

Hand-held light meters seems to have fallen out of favor as most photographers have made the switch from film to digital. But these powerful tools can be just as important today, as they were with our 35mm cameras.

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