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Dan Havlik  |  Nov 18, 2019  |  0 comments

To get professional image quality you need a pricey new professional camera, right? Wrong. You can get an inexpensive camera to produce pro-level photos and video if you just know a few "tricks."

Shutterbug Staff  |  Nov 15, 2019  |  0 comments

If you've got a portrait session this weekend, here's a great video with some simple tips on how to shoot better portrait photos. The tutorial is led by photographer Jamie Windsor and includes nine of his favorite tips for shooting portraits.

Henry Anderson  |  Nov 14, 2019  |  0 comments

Michael Sasser is a professional boudoir photographer based in Los Angeles and he admits he's said a few wrong things during boudoir photo shoots in the past. Boudoir can be one of the most sensitive types of photography, particularly for insecure clients, and in the below video, Sasser shares 11 things he's learned not to say or do during a shoot.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Nov 13, 2019  |  0 comments

It took landscape photographer Mark Denney a while to get comfortable editing his photos using dodging and burning techniques. He admits that when he was a beginner, dodging and burning was something he often heard about, but always assumed was too complicated for him to try.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Nov 13, 2019  |  0 comments

Back in September we shared with you some of the finalists in the 2019 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards and now an overall winner has been announced. The above winning image, titled "Grab life by the …!"  was shot by Sarah Skinner in Botswana, Africa.

Henry Anderson  |  Nov 12, 2019  |  0 comments

Sometimes there's just no time to shoot a photo. Sometimes you're lucky to have 10 minutes to do a photo shoot and other times you're grateful to get even 10 seconds. (Those annoying celebrities sure are busy!)

Dan Havlik  |  Nov 12, 2019  |  0 comments

Not everyone likes street photography. In fact, oftentimes the unexpecting subjects of street photos hate having their pictures taken in public by a complete stranger.

Henry Anderson  |  Nov 11, 2019  |  0 comments

Many photographers will agree that it can be harder to pose men for portrait photos than women. 

Henry Anderson  |  Nov 11, 2019  |  0 comments

Let's face it: not every location is going to be ideal for a photo shoot. In fact, probably 99% of outdoor locations look dreadful for shooting portraits. (At least at first glance.)

Shutterbug Staff  |  Nov 08, 2019  |  0 comments

Have you ever wondered how to clean your camera's sensor? Is pesky dust on the sensor ruining your photos? Watch the below tutorial on how to clean your sensor from photographer Craig Beckta and your images will start looking crisp and dust-free.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Nov 08, 2019  |  0 comments

In the simple portrait editing how-to below, PiXimperfect's Unmesh Dinda shares "a powerful trick to get perfect skin tones with just one button in Photoshop."

Dan Havlik  |  Nov 07, 2019  |  0 comments

This heart-stopping video will (hopefully) make you rethink your next photo shoot at the Grand Canyon, or at any public place where there is eminent danger and you might not be paying attention. In the shocking video, a woman almost falls down the Grand Canyon while taking a photo of her mom.

Henry Anderson  |  Nov 07, 2019  |  0 comments

Portrait photography is a great way to practice some of your basic but all-important skills as a photographer. After all, one of the things we see more than anything else in life is other people.

Steve Meltzer  |  Nov 06, 2019  |  1 comments

A smartphone is, in a way, the gateway drug that can lead to a lifelong addiction to photography. For millions of aspiring photographers, these multi-purpose devices are their first introduction to image-making and many smartphone users eventually get hooked on the craft.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Nov 06, 2019  |  0 comments

Canon has introduced the Canon EOS Ra, the company's first full frame mirrorless camera designed for astrophotography. The new EOS Ra is part of Canon's EOS R mirrorless camera system, which includes the EOS R and EOS RP.

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