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Shutterbug Staff  |  May 07, 2019  |  0 comments

If you want to learn the basics of macro photography, there's no better place to start than the below video. Called, appropriately, "An Introduction to Macro Photography," the tutorial is led by photographer Neil Fisher and shot on location in British Columbia, Canada.

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 06, 2019  |  0 comments

Photoshop is such a rich and, ahem, layered program it seems impossible to know everything it can do. In fact, there are many photo editing features that even the most software-savvy photographers might not know about.

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 06, 2019  |  0 comments

Usually on Shutterbug we share photo tips you should try out to improve your photography. But here's an interesting switch: in the below video, photographer James Popsys points out nine bad photography tips that you might have heard again and again, but you really should ignore.

Dan Havlik  |  May 03, 2019  |  0 comments

The lowly camera strap is something most photographers probably take for granted. You put it on your camera and sling it over shoulder, right?

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 02, 2019  |  0 comments

Here's another great mirrorless camera head-to-head review video: Canon EOS RP vs Sony A7 III. In the below clip from The Slanted Lens, Jay P. Morgan and Kenneth Merrill pit these two much buzzed about cameras against each other to see which one is best.

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 02, 2019  |  0 comments

A year ago, landscape photographer Nigel Danson released a wildly popular video with seven composition tips to improve your photography. Now he's back with a follow-up to that video titled "7 Photography Composition Tips to Get Better Photos Now."

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 01, 2019  |  0 comments

Here's a helpful video with a funny and provocative title: Why Do My Photos Suck? But really, haven't you ever asked yourself that question? Be honest!

Joe Farace  |  May 01, 2019  |  0 comments

The Nikon D3500 is an ideal first DSLR for photographers wanting more than their smartphone can deliver. 

Dan Havlik  |  Apr 30, 2019  |  0 comments

There's more to shooting landscapes than wide-angle lenses. In fact, wide-angles are often less effective when shooting vast landscapes because they simply capture too much of the scene. If you want to photograph landscapes with interesting composition and impact, try a telephoto lens, according to photographer Mads Peter Iverson.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 29, 2019  |  0 comments

Do your photos of your beloved cat or dog all look the same? Do you want to make your friends jealous on social media by sharing a purr-fect image of your pet? Well, then you should watch the below video from photographer Matt Granger: "Pet Photography at Home – 5 Tips."

Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 29, 2019  |  0 comments

If you're a photographer who is just dipping their toes into how to use Lightroom, have we got a video for you. In the below free tutorial from Rachel and Daniel of Mango Street, these two photography pros teach you the basics of Lightroom in under thirty minutes.

Dan Havlik  |  Apr 26, 2019  |  0 comments

If you're still learning photography but want to break out of your comfort zone – aka AUTO mode on your camera – here are six easy photography tips to help you take the "training wheels" off. 

Dan Havlik  |  Apr 26, 2019  |  0 comments

When shooting street photography, you're supposed to be quiet, unobtrusive and discreet, right? So, naturally, you should use compact fast prime lenses that don't attract much attention. But what if you wanted to use a long zoom lens, such as a 70-200mm? Impossible?

Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 25, 2019  |  0 comments

If you're going out to shoot landscape photos, there are a few essential items you should bring with you (aside from your camera and lens, of course).

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