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Dan Havlik  |  Nov 04, 2020  |  0 comments

Good landscape composition is one of the easiest things to understand but, perhaps, one of the most difficult things to explain in photography. It's like that old saying: "I don't know much about art, but I know what I like."

Jason Schneider  |  Nov 03, 2020  |  0 comments

At first glance, the Sigma 45mm f/2.8 DG DN seems to be a run-of-the-mill, reasonably fast normal lens designed to cover the full frame format. In fact, its 45mm focal length is closer to normal than the classic 50mm, as determined by the diagonal of 24 x 36mm frame, which measures 43.26mm.

Dan Havlik  |  Nov 03, 2020  |  0 comments

That are lots of things we believed to be true when we were beginner photographers. Some of those things, however, were really just lies that ended up holding us back.

Henry Anderson  |  Nov 02, 2020  |  0 comments

Yes, summer is over, fall has arrived, and winter is coming but that doesn't mean we can't dream about going to the beach! In the below video, Bach Photography actually does that to share his tips on how to shoot gorgeous portraits at the beach.

Henry Anderson  |  Oct 30, 2020  |  0 comments

Posing models for portrait or boudoir photography is a lot harder than it looks. If you're a new photographer who hasn't worked with models before it can actually be pretty intimidating.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 30, 2020  |  0 comments

We all know that lighting can make or break a portrait photo. But you might not realize how crucial lighting really is to portrait photography until you watch the below video from Sawyer Hartman.

Henry Anderson  |  Oct 29, 2020  |  0 comments

The master of easy-to-do but simply amazing photo tricks, Jordi Koalitic, is back with five new trending photography ideas that are perfect for Halloween. These photography tricks, demonstrated by Koalitic in the video below, run the gamut from the scary looking to the downright mind-blowing.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 28, 2020  |  0 comments

Like many photographers recently, landscape pro Mark Denney has been playing around with the new settings in Adobe's recent Lightroom 10 update and what he's discovered has left his mind slightly blown. According to Denney, there's a new tool in Lightroom 10 that "will forever change how you develop color in your landscape photos."

Ron Leach  |  Oct 28, 2020  |  0 comments

Yesterday we featured an interesting tutorial explaining how to make breathtaking portraits without fancy gear. Today we’re taking simplicity to the next level, with eight DIY lighting hacks using common household to create very special effects.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Oct 27, 2020  |  0 comments

If you need something to brighten your day – and who doesn't these days? – get a load of the hilarious winners of the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2020. We gave you a glimpse at 15 of the finalists last month and now contest judges have chosen the funniest of them all.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 27, 2020  |  0 comments

Not only are rules meant to be broken, but there are a number of common misconceptions about landscape photography you need to ignore—at least under certain circumstances. Today we’ll explain when you should be a maverick, and show you some gorgeous photos in the process.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 27, 2020  |  0 comments

NEWS FLASH: You don’t have to be an experienced pro with a studio full of expensive gear to capture breathtaking portrait photos. We’ll show you how in the quick video below.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 26, 2020  |  0 comments

When someone says a portrait "pops," they usually mean that the subject stands out from the background, drawing the viewer's attention to the person you've photographed. If you can achieve this in your image, it's usually one indication you've captured a successful portrait.

Charles Glatzer  |  Oct 26, 2020  |  0 comments

In truth, we all want to travel to exotic locations, and most of us, myself included, have never taken the time to see what is in our own backyards. And guess what, the more I looked the more I saw…nesting robins, bluebirds feeding young, white squirrels on the feeder, butterflies, and some very cool patterns on plant leaves.

Henry Anderson  |  Oct 23, 2020  |  0 comments

You won't always have a bed when you want to shoot boudoir photography. In all likelihood though you will have a floor to work with, and there actually quite a few sensual boudoir poses that can be done on the floor, according to pro photographer Yuliya Panchenko.

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