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Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Oct 28, 2022  |  0 comments

We evaluated the Synology DiskStation 1522+ NAS for several weeks and discovered that it does a whole lot more than just store image and video files. It provides secure backups, multi-media server functionality, password-protected file sharing and multi-platform accessibility all rolled into one compact box—and that’s only the beginning.

Henry Anderson  |  Oct 28, 2022  |  0 comments

We get it. Not every photo you shoot is going to have eye-popping color or attractive dynamic range. But like a lot of things with imaging, you can fix some of your visual mistakes in Photoshop.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 28, 2022  |  0 comments

If you’re a pet owner you undoubtedly shoot countless photos of your loyal friends.  Even pros take time out of assignments to photograph their beloved fur babies.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 27, 2022  |  0 comments

One way to give landscape images a dreamy, unique look is to employ slow shutter speeds to create a sense of motion that’s not visible to the naked eye. By using this technique clouds take on a soft cotton-like appearance, as does flowing water in lakes, streams, waterfalls, and the sea.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 27, 2022  |  0 comments

Hopefully you’ve become proficient in Lightroom by following the tutorials we post regularly. But proficiency with various tools only gets you so far if you’re not making adjustments in the correct order.

Henry Anderson  |  Oct 27, 2022  |  0 comments

One of the things we like about pro photographer Lindsay Adler's tutorials is that she shows you how to combine the old with the new to create timeless looks. In the below video, Adler breaks down a burlesque-style photo shoot and explains how you can duplicate this unique look for everything from portraits to boudoir photos.

Henry Anderson  |  Oct 26, 2022  |  0 comments

New camera lovers, today was your lucky day. Two major new mirrorless models made their debuts this morning. First, OM Digital Solutions, the company formerly known as Olympus, launched the 20MP OM-5. Then, just a few hours later, Sony introduced the 61MP Sony A7R V.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 26, 2022  |  0 comments

Whenever we post a tutorial from photographer Jordi Koalitic Shutterbug readers know they’re in for a fun time. We refer to Koalitic as a “trickster” because he’s full of goofy ideas for making unique attention-grabbing images.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Oct 26, 2022  |  0 comments

You’d like to sell some camera equipment to raise a little cash for the year-end holidays, but you want to avoid the dangers of selling to an anonymous stranger on an auction website? We hear you. The answer is as simple as MPB.

MPB is the online platform to buy, sell or trade used photo and video gear. With a client base of more than 250,000 customers worldwide, a 5-star rating on Trustpilot and turnover of more than 300,000 pieces of used camera kit per year, MPB makes selling or trading your gear safe, simple and fast.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 25, 2022  |  0 comments

Outdoor photographers spend a lot of time chasing “great light” as they strive to make the best photos possible. But according to one trusted pro, “There’s no such thing as bad light.”

Ron Leach  |  Oct 25, 2022  |  0 comments

If you’re a travel, nature, or landscape photographer, today’s tutorial is a must-see. In barely 20 minutes you’ll learn 50 Photoshop tips, tricks, and shortcuts that will make editing easier and deliver optimum results.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Oct 23, 2022  |  0 comments

Not really, of course. But you can turn your scary Halloween decorations into thriller movie masterpieces using the Neural filters in Photoshop and a little imagination. Besides, we all know there’s no such thing as a Zombie. Right?

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Oct 21, 2022  |  0 comments

Tamron just announced an 8X lens for Sony full-frame mirrorless cameras that starts at 50mm and zooms to 400mm, widening the range of creative applications compared to telephoto zooms that begin at the 100mm focal length. In addition to beginning at 50mm (the established “normal” or “standard” focal length for full-frame cameras) the new ultra-telephoto zoom focuses as close as 9.8 inches, rendering a magnification ratio of 1:2 (one-half life size).

Ron Leach  |  Oct 21, 2022  |  0 comments

We’ve talked a lot in the past about the difficulty of properly exposing landscape photos, because of ever-changing light and the wide range of brightness that often occurs within the frame. It’s often just as challenging, for different reasons, to attain proper focus—an equally critical consideration.

Henry Anderson  |  Oct 20, 2022  |  0 comments

Portrait photographers are always keen to capture their subjects in the best light. One common request from the people you are photographing is to make them look thinner.

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