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Shutterbug Staff  |  May 30, 2019  |  0 comments

In general, taking photos, particularly portraits, in direct sunlight is considered a no-no. The light is simply too harsh and the shadows it produces are unflattering on your subject.

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 30, 2019  |  0 comments

There are many things that go into making a great landscape photo, but photographer Mark Denney say one particular factor is most important to him. Is it lighting? Color? Composition?

Deborah Sandidge  |  May 29, 2019  |  0 comments

I don't just use clouds in many of my photographs; I actively pursue them for my images. If I hear a storm is a few days out, I'll travel to meet it. I'm not talking about hurricanes—I'll travel away from one of those; but give me an approaching garden-variety Florida storm, and I'll be there.

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 28, 2019  |  0 comments

If you have any interest in the history of street photography – or just street photography in general – the below video should be right up your alley. A compilation of street photography and music over the years, the clip shows a street photo for every year from 1838 to 2019.

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 27, 2019  |  0 comments

Here’s a quick camera tip from travel photographer Pierre T. Lambert that’s worth trying out. It often seems like we’re all addicted to reviewing our images on the back screen right after we take them. And, in fact, there’s a camera setting that lets you immediately review the shots for a few seconds on the LCD display on back. (Most of you probably have it on.)

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 27, 2019  |  0 comments

A week ago, we shared a somewhat controversial video where photographer Mattias Burling shared what he considers the “Top 5 Overrated Camera Features.” Now he’s followed that opinionated piece up with another video that goes in the opposite direction: “The Top 5 Underrated Camera Features.”

Dan Havlik  |  May 22, 2019  |  First Published: May 23, 2019  |  0 comments

Fujifilm just maxed out the megapixels by announcing its new GFX100 medium format mirrorless camera, which boasts a 102-megapixel, 55mm diagonal length "large format" sensor.

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 22, 2019  |  0 comments

If you're shooting landscape photos, one of the first things you want to ensure is that they're in focus. Even better is if you can nail "perfect focus" in your landscape shots.

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 22, 2019  |  0 comments

Olympus just announced its latest rugged, underwater camera in its popular Tough series: the Olympus Tough TG-6. The new 12-megapixel TG-6 compact camera includes several updates to the previous model, the TG-5, which was released two years ago.

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 22, 2019  |  0 comments

Cameras, these days, are so packed with features you'd need a guide book to figure them all out. And wouldn't you know it, more and more camera manufacturers have stopped including paper guide books with their cameras lately, so there are probably some features you've already given up on.

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 17, 2019  |  0 comments

It's Friday, which is when we like to share easy and fun photography tricks you can try this weekend. And for simple photo tips, we often turn to popular YouTube how-to  channel Bright Side, which posted the below video with 14 easy camera tricks that will help you take photos as good as professional photographers.

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 17, 2019  |  0 comments

The perfect portrait can often be ruined by a bad color cast on your subject, which can turn skin tones a hazy shade of ugly. In the below video, software guru Unmesh Dinda shows you an easy way to fix color cast issues in Photoshop so your portraits shine.

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 16, 2019  |  0 comments

There are so many tools for editing and organizing your images in Lightroom, it's easy to miss some basic, essential stuff. In the below video from photographer/retoucher/software instructor Anthony Morganti, he shares "5 Lightroom tips you wish you knew already!"

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