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Dan Havlik  |  Jun 19, 2018  |  0 comments

This amazing image of a baby humpback whale by Karim Iliya earned him a coveted 2018 Hasselblad Masters Award, which is one of the premier international competitions for professional photographers. Iliya captured the award-winning shot off the islands of Vava’u in Tonga during a freedive.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jun 19, 2018  |  0 comments

Photographer Pierre T. Lambert’s camera recently went in for repair, which led him to come to a stunning revelation: being without a camera for a few days actually made him a better photographer.

Seth Shostak  |  Jun 18, 2018  |  0 comments

Among the most aesthetically satisfying features of a good lens is the lovely color of the front glass. Check out the ads trying to lure you to new optics, and you’ll see come-hither hues of blue, purple, or yellow—as tempting as a new car’s snazzy finish.

Dan Havlik  |  Jun 15, 2018  |  0 comments

Dublin-based fashion photographer Anita Sadowska is who we turn to when we want to see stunning swimsuit photography, and in the below how-to video she pulls back the veil some more on just how she does it.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jun 14, 2018  |  0 comments

The latest video from Mango Street is on a popular topic that all photographers have struggled with at some point: how to shoot better photos in low light. Yes, we all probably think we can shoot fine photos in low light thanks to the latest digital cameras that can capture lower noise images at high ISOs. But there’s more to it than just depending on your camera gear.

Dan Havlik  |  Jun 14, 2018  |  0 comments

Why go wide when you can go long? That’s the message of Shutterbug’s latest how-to video tutorial offering five reasons why you should be using a telephoto lens to shoot landscape photos.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jun 14, 2018  |  0 comments

Nikon announced this morning that it is developing the AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR, an FX-format (aka full frame) fixed focal length super-telephoto lens, which the company says will “strike the ideal combination of portability and performance.” Nikon did not release images of this upcoming lens; the photo above is of the AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/4E FL ED VR lens from 2015 for reference.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jun 13, 2018  |  0 comments

Software guru Colin Smith of photoshopCAFE is who we turn to for helpful tutorials on how to better use those all-powerful and often confusing imaging programs known as Photoshop and Lightroom. You’ve heard of them, right?

Edited by George Schaub  |  Jun 13, 2018  |  0 comments

All interchangeable lens cameras share common feature sets, with some offering higher sensitivity (ISO range), faster shutter speeds, or enhanced video capabilities. Aimed squarely at photo enthusiasts and advanced photographers who can appreciate and make use of its many creative imaging options, the Panasonic Lumix DC-G9 ($1,697, body only) stands out as a fast performer, with an astonishing framing rate and very fast autofocus acquisition time, plus many features and functions that will appeal to knowledgeable photographers who want to make use of cutting-edge processing and capture capabilities.

Dan Havlik  |  Jun 12, 2018  |  0 comments

Researchers off the coast of Virginia got the surprise of their lives when a small shark they caught suddenly became devoured by a Great White. And if you think this is one of those tall tales that fishermen sometimes spin of “the one that got away,” the researchers were able to snap a photo of this cannibalistic incident, which you can see embedded below.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jun 12, 2018  |  0 comments

Don’t you hate it when this happens? You’re out flying your drone over a large body of water when the battery starts dying mid-flight and you have to dive in to rescue it before it’s too late.

Dan Havlik  |  Jun 12, 2018  |  0 comments

One of the many things that struck us about the video of the historic handshake yesterday between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean lead Kim Jong Un was how noisy it was. Watch the clip below from CNN International and you’ll hear a familiar sound.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jun 11, 2018  |  0 comments

There’s an easy way to make your beauty shots even more stunning: just add some colored gels to your lighting. Editorial fashion photographer Jake Hicks shows how in the below video where he shoots a portrait session at home and gets a variety of attractive looks.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 08, 2018  |  0 comments

Sometimes you’re in the right place at the wrong time, or the light just isn’t cooperating. In the quick video below, you learn a really easy Photoshop trick that transforms a scene from boring to WOW in just seven minutes.

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