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Dan Havlik  |  Oct 14, 2020  |  0 comments

As photographers, we're always learning tips and tricks that help us, in many small ways, to make better images. But what's the advice you've heard that you now realize you can't live without as a photographer?

Ron Leach  |  Oct 14, 2020  |  0 comments

Capturing great portraits requires more than an attractive model, proper shooting techniques, and a nice location. That’s because all could be for naught unless you are adept at posing the subject.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Oct 14, 2020  |  0 comments

Nike announced the 45.7MP Nikon Z7 II and 24.5MP Nikon Z6 II full-frame mirrorless cameras this morning. The two cameras, which are the follow-ups to the Z7 and Z6 from 2018, add some upgrades to the previous models including dual image processors, better autofocus (AF) capabilities and dual memory card slots, though they feature essentially the same image sensors as their predecessors.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 13, 2020  |  0 comments

Everybody wants to look good in a photo. But is it possible to look great in EVERY image? If so, that would be fantastic for models, non-models and for the photographers taking the pictures.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 13, 2020  |  0 comments

We all strive for sharp images, but the trick is to achieve them judiciously without a crispy heavy-handed approach. In the video below you’ll learn how to create amazingly sharp images that retain a clean, natural look.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 13, 2020  |  0 comments

Every so often we come across a photo technique that’s so simple and effective that we say to ourselves, “I wish I would have thought of this before.” And we bet you’ll have a similar response after watching the quick video below.

Henry Anderson  |  Oct 12, 2020  |  0 comments

Using a flash to shoot a portrait is not as hard as it may look. Getting the flash lighting right, however, is essential to capturing a flattering photo of your subject.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 12, 2020  |  0 comments

She's one of the most mysterious and, in recent years, the most lauded street photographers of all time. Her name is Vivian Maier and until not long ago, she was virtually unknown as a photographer. These days, she's considered an overlooked master.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 12, 2020  |  0 comments

Sometimes our photos are good, sometimes they're bad, and sometimes they just downright suck! There's no shame in having your photos suck from time to time, it happens to everybody.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 09, 2020  |  0 comments

If you want to learn the basics of photography and have ten minutes, this video is for you. In the below tutorial, photographer David Manning explains all the important stuff about taking great photos in a simple and succinct manner.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 08, 2020  |  0 comments

Boudoir photography, by its very nature, can get pretty intimate. But don't let that intimidate you from trying out one of the fastest growing segments of photography these days.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 08, 2020  |  0 comments

We all like to “get it right in the camera,” but every so often it’s necessary to cut out a portion of an image. Sometimes that’s because we’re working on a composite, like replacing a boring sky, placing a subject against a better background, or eliminating a distracting object.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 07, 2020  |  0 comments

Regardless of the type of photography you do, once you get the light right it’s all about composition. And there’s no better way to refine your eye than by gleaning some wisdom from highly acclaimed pros.

Zach Sutton - Lensrentals  |  Oct 07, 2020  |  0 comments

In recent weeks, I’ve started posting some fundamental articles on how to use your camera if you’re starting out. In the past couple weeks, we’ve discussed both how aperture affects your images, and how shutter speed changes your images, so today, we’re going to cover the final piece to that equation, with ISO.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 06, 2020  |  0 comments

Many of us who love landscape photography consider autumn the best time of year to shoot. The mornings tend to be crisp, with fog often rising up through the trees, while beautiful rich hues abound as leaves begin to turn color. The helpful tutorial below offers seven simple tips for making spectacular images during this amazing season.

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