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The Editors  |  Oct 11, 2018  |  0 comments

Beauty is often in the eye of the beholder. For this assignment, we asked Shutterbug readers to seek out what others might turn their heads away from: abandoned or discarded things.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 10, 2018  |  0 comments

Mattias Burling is an expert at highlighting somewhat overlooked cameras from a few years ago. He believes that many of these models are not only as good as many cameras released today, you can get them for a fraction of the price.

Barry Tanenbaum  |  Oct 10, 2018  |  0 comments

The exclamatory headline was in an e-mail sent to me by Dr. Alan Sloyer when I asked him to forward the high-res file for this image, which he took in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on a family vacation in 2017.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 10, 2018  |  0 comments

It happens to all of us as photographers. We suddenly stop feeling inspired and even are, dare we say, a bit bored with shooting photos.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Oct 09, 2018  |  0 comments

Michael Sasser is a Los Angeles-based boudoir photographer known for the sexy but sophisticated style of his imagery. But things weren’t always so established for Sasser.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Oct 09, 2018  |  0 comments

Street photography is one of the most popular topics for Shutterbug readers, so we thought we’d share another video offering tips on how to better compose street photos. The below how-to clip is from photographer Evan Ranft, who we’ve featured many times on Shutterbug.com.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Oct 09, 2018  |  0 comments

One of our favorite photo editing apps for portrait photography is back with a new version. 

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 08, 2018  |  0 comments

It almost goes without saying: one of the most critical things in landscape photography is image sharpness. In fact, go on any web gallery or Internet forum where landscape photographers share their images and you’ll see endless debates about whether an image is sharp enough.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Oct 08, 2018  |  0 comments

Lucy Martin is one of our favorite YouTube-based educators for Photoshop and Lightroom tutorials. (Other than, of course, Shutterbug’s own Scott Kelby.) In the below video, Martin offers her tips on editing one of the most common types of photos we see shared on Facebook, Instagram and other social media sits: sunset photos.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Oct 05, 2018  |  0 comments

There have been a lot of videos lately with seasoned pro photographers sharing some of the early mistakes they made when they were beginners, and how they figured out how to do things the right way. Photographer Jessica Kobeissi, who has a popular YouTube channel, recently added her thoughts to the subject with the below video titled “photography mistakes you don’t even know you’re making.”

The Editors  |  Oct 05, 2018  |  0 comments

If you want to build an online photo album or digital portfolio of your images to share on the web, there are many ways to do it. But one of our favorite options has been the jAlbum photo gallery software, which we have reviewed several times over the years.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Oct 04, 2018  |  0 comments

Photographer Tom Mackie of Landscape Photography iQ says he’s so frequently asked what the best filters for landscape photography are, he decided to create a series of videos on the topic.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Oct 04, 2018  |  0 comments

One of the most common software questions we get is how do you change or remove a background in Photoshop. Well, there are multiple ways to do it but one of the best is explained in the below video from Phlearn.

Maria Piscopo  |  Oct 04, 2018  |  0 comments

At this moment there are 32,527,830 #travelphotography posts on Instagram. With so many travel images posted online, and available for free, our business concern is that clients may find a great deal of those photos “good enough” to use. All of which makes it harder and harder to get a paying job as a travel or landscape photographer these days.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Oct 03, 2018  |  0 comments

Most photographers who use Adobe’s Lightroom know that it gives you the ability to see “before and after” previews of editing effects on your images. But there’s probably a lot more to Lightroom’s Before and After tools than you know.

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