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Shutterbug Staff  |  Aug 17, 2021  |  0 comments

Here are 7 photo accessories that offer high value and very attractive prices. All have been selected from Amazon’s stable of private label products, Amazon Basics. And all cost less than $30.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 17, 2021  |  0 comments

Most of the tutorials we post involve techniques for shooting various kinds of photos, image-editing methods for enhancing your work, or a discussion of different types of gear. This post is a bit different, as it quickly explains an important imaging concept that will enable you to make more compelling photographs.

Henry Anderson  |  Aug 17, 2021  |  0 comments

Lighting your portraits properly is the key to producing a great image. Everyone knows this but not everyone knows how to do lighting right. Fortunately, there are experts like photographer Manny Ortiz who shows you how to do the ultimate lighting set-up in just two minutes.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 16, 2021  |  0 comments

Many of history’s greatest photographers gained their fame making b&w landscape images. With today’s modern cameras, and the digital darkroom, most of the goals remain the same but techniques often differ.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 16, 2021  |  0 comments

If the headline above sounds suspiciously like click bait, trust us, it’s not—at least according to one of our most trusted image-editing experts. In the quick video below you’ll see how changing one Lightroom default setting can safeguard your image files.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Aug 14, 2021  |  0 comments

EISA, or the Expert Imaging and Sound Association, is an organisation representing 60 of the most respected special interest publications and websites from 29 countries that cover Hi-Fi, Home Theatre Video, Home Theatre Audio, Photography, Mobile Devices, and In-Car Electronics. Every year EISA's Expert Group members, including editors from this publication, test a very wide range of new products from their field of expertise before comparing results and voting to decide the cream of every product category.

Henry Anderson  |  Aug 13, 2021  |  0 comments

Friday's usually the day we like to share some awesome, easy photography tricks you can try over the weekend. So, without further ado, here's a great tutorial from Kyle Nutt titled "10 Photography Ideas at Home."

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Aug 12, 2021  |  0 comments

Every time I use Studio 2, the $99 photo editor from Topaz Labs, I find another reason to like it.

Henry Anderson  |  Aug 12, 2021  |  0 comments

Extreme shadows can be the kiss of death for a portrait. While feeling the sun on your face is nice, the effect of harsh shadows and bright highlights can make you look older than you are and tired.

Henry Anderson  |  Aug 12, 2021  |  0 comments

As we all know, a great portrait isn't always created once you press the shutter. Oftentimes, you'll need to process your shot after capture to make your subject look their best. But what's the best way to edit at portrait in a program like Adobe Lightroom?

Henry Anderson  |  Aug 11, 2021  |  0 comments

Leading lines aren't a method made solely for landscape photography. You can also use them to great effect in portrait photography as Marc Newton from The School of Photography shows you in the video below.

Henry Anderson  |  Aug 11, 2021  |  0 comments

Lightroom is an amazing program for editing and organizing your photos but it’s a rather dense app you can easily get lost in. Fortunately, there are Lightroom experts like photographer Serge Ramelli who has shared his top 13 personal favorite shortcuts in Lightroom in the video below.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Aug 10, 2021  |  0 comments

We often hear people complain that there’s nothing interesting to photograph where they live. Well, one of our writers lives in the most densely populated state in America (New Jersey). Here are some of the images he captured during a two-hour period one Friday morning without traveling more than 15 miles from home. And to prove that good photos exist everywhere—if we just look—he used only one camera and one lens.

Henry Anderson  |  Aug 10, 2021  |  0 comments

If you're looking for some fast and fun ways to get your photos extra attention, look no further than the below video. In the simple tutorial, the folks from 123 GO Like! share 12 hacks to make your photos and videos go viral.

Henry Anderson  |  Aug 10, 2021  |  0 comments

The power of Adobe's imaging software never ceases to amaze. In the below video, software guru Colin Smith of photoshopCAFE demonstrates how to use a time-saving tool in Photoshop, Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw that fixes the color of a photo instantly in a single click.

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