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Shutterbug Staff  |  Aug 06, 2018  |  0 comments

Tamron announced what it is calling "the smallest, lightest ultra-wide-angle zoom lens in its class”: the Tamron 17-35mm F/2.8-4 Di OSD (model A037). The lens will be available for full-frame DSLRs in a Nikon mount in September at $599. The Canon DSLR mount will follow at a date to be announced.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Aug 02, 2018  |  0 comments

Looking for a little photography inspiration? Chelsea & Tony Northrup have a new video explaining three fun and easy photo shoots you can do in 10 minutes. And even more importantly, these simple photo projects will produce some eye-catching images you can replicate again and again.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Aug 01, 2018  |  0 comments

Wildlife photographer Peter Haygarth staked out a pride of lions for 15 hours to capture the beautiful and mesmerizing video below of the animals drinking water at night from a reflecting pool. The footage was captured from just 13 feet away at the Zimanga Private game reserve in South Africa.

Dan Havlik  |  Aug 01, 2018  |  0 comments

Here’s a provocative short video to get you thinking today. In the 1.5-minute BBC clip below, renowned German film director and photographer Wim Wenders disparages “phone photography” and “selfies,” saying they may have killed photography as we know it.

Joe Farace  |  Jul 31, 2018  |  0 comments

For me, the Mark II designation forever conjures up images of the classic Jaguar Mark 2 automobile, but this new Pentax DSLR may change my mind. When testing the original Pentax K-1 for Shutterbug I was impressed by its outstanding construction and image quality. That thing was built like a tank with styling reminiscent of the classic medium format Pentax 67.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jul 31, 2018  |  0 comments

Canon just introduced the new PowerShot SX740 HS compact digital camera, which has a 40x optical zoom lens (equivalent to 24-960mm), a 20.3MP CMOS imaging sensor and 4K video capabilities, a first in the PowerShot camera series, according to Canon USA.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jul 27, 2018  |  0 comments

Pro swimwear photographer Anita Sadowska is back with another great tutorial. In the below video, she tackles the problem of what do you do when you have the right natural light when photographing a swimsuit model, but it’s in the wrong place.

Dan Havlik  |  Jul 27, 2018  |  0 comments

The Isle of Skye in Scotland is the kind of place where it’s not hard to get decent landscape photos with little effort. It really is that beautiful. But to shoot something truly spectacular you have to wake up early and do some serious planning. 

Dan Havlik  |  Jul 26, 2018  |  0 comments

Here’s a typical photo scenario: someone you know has an otherwise attractive portrait which, unfortunately, also includes an ex-boyfriend or ex-girlfriend in the shot. They want to keep the portrait of them but get rid of the now unwanted dude or gal in the shot. Knowing that you know a little something about Photoshop they come to you to, ahem, retouch the image.

Seth Shostak  |  Jul 26, 2018  |  0 comments

When, in 1985, autofocus first made its appearance in a popular SLR, the Minolta Maxxum 7000, I figured it was a gimmick. Hey, I’m a Homo sapien, with an opposable thumb that allows me to focus a lens. To me, any battery-burning technology to take over this task was about as useful as a robot finger to punch the shutter.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jul 26, 2018  |  0 comments

Sure, you may be a great photographer when the sun’s shining bright but how do you do when it goes down?

The Editors  |  Jul 25, 2018  |  0 comments

The best mirrorless cameras, drones and lenses of the month.

Dan Havlik  |  Jul 24, 2018  |  0 comments

Nikon finally admitted to what has been rumored for months now. The company is developing a “next-generation full-frame (Nikon FX-format) mirrorless camera and Nikkor lenses featuring a new mount,” Nikon said in a press announcement tonight.

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