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Posted: Feb 20, 2017 0 comments

We’ve said it before we’ll say it again: bad weather outside should not stop you from taking great photos. In fact, sometimes stormy weather can be good for your photography.

Ron Leach Posted: Feb 17, 2017 0 comments

New York is a spectacular city from just about any angle. But these dizzying images looking down on the city’s skyline from atop tall skyscrapers are absolutely breathtaking.

Ron Leach Posted: Feb 14, 2017 0 comments

Astrophotographer and professional astronomer Sergio Montufar makes some gorgeous images of starlit skies. And we thought the romantic image you see above, of Montufar proposing to his girlfriend beneath the Milky Way, would be a fitting shoutout to all our fans on Valentines Day.

Ron Leach Posted: Feb 13, 2017 0 comments

Artem Pryadko is a Belarusian photographer who has combined two popular forms of image capture into a unique specialty: He is using drones to make stunning time-lapse videos in the skies above his hometown of Minsk, Belarus.

Staff Posted: Feb 10, 2017 0 comments

Alexandre Voyer, a freediving photographer, specializes in documenting ocean creatures with the help of his Canon DSLR and some serious lung power. “All the photos are made on a single breath of air—I don’t use oxygen tanks—with natural light,” Voyer says.

Ron Leach Posted: Feb 09, 2017 0 comments

Australian nature photographer Warren Keelan lives on the South Coast of New South Wales, and has always been fascinated by the ocean and its ever-changing forms. The remarkable photos you see here are a testament to his goal of, “creating an image that tells a story or leaves an impression on the viewer."

Ron Leach Posted: Feb 08, 2017 1 comments

London-based photographer Justin Carey says he is “fascinated by solitude, sentiment and the particular beauty found in unexpected places,” and his nighttime street photography captures moods and textures that are simply not possible during the day.

Ron Leach Posted: Feb 08, 2017 0 comments

Hernando Rivera is a graphic designer and nature photographer living in Mexico, and he recently made a series of amazing photos of lightning striking lava that was spewing out of the Colima Volcano in Western Mexico near his home.

Ron Leach Posted: Feb 07, 2017 0 comments

Chris Biela is a Chicago-based landscape, cityscape, and time-lapse photographer, and the beautiful 4K video below shows his neighboring state of Wisconsin like you’ve never seen it before.

Staff Posted: Feb 07, 2017 0 comments

Shutterbug reader Chris Zewatski captured this magnificent sunrise on an early fall morning at Tanesashi Seaside in Hachinohe, Japan. Located on the east side of Japan, facing the Pacific Ocean, Tanesashi Seaside is a “photographer’s dream for sunrises.” Not to mention, throughout the year a variety of flowers bloom along the cliffs, only adding to the photographic appeal.

Ron Leach Posted: Feb 06, 2017 0 comments

Chris Knight is a UK-based nature photographer whose underwater images of crocodiles are jaw dropping—in the truest sense of the term. Knight made these photos in shallow water during a recent trip to Mexico’s Caribbean coast near the village of Xcalak.

Ron Leach Posted: Feb 06, 2017 0 comments

Every winter something enchanting happens on the Island of Hokkaido in Northern Japan when temperatures fall well below freezing. The Tokachi River freezes over, and what was once crystal clear water breaks up into diamond-like fragments of ice that wash ashore in a spectacle locals refer to as “jewelry ice.”

Ron Leach Posted: Feb 03, 2017 0 comments

Anup Shah considers himself a fine art photographer, and his amazing B&W images of wild beasts in Africa definitely take wildlife photography to a whole new level. Now based in the UK, Shah grew up in Kenya, where he says, “Wildlife was just outside the door in abundance.”

Staff Posted: Feb 03, 2017 0 comments

Anyone who has walked the streets with a camera (or a smartphone) has witnessed scenes of everyday life that seem too good to pass up for a photograph. But how often do you stop and actually capture them? That’s the trick to great street photography: you’ve got to be ready and you need to have no fear of shooting candid images of people on the street, most times without their permission. But there’s another type of street shooting that can be a little less stressful and that’s urban landscape photography. For this assignment, we asked you to think of your town or city as an urbanized Grand Canyon and to look for unique angles and great lighting to capture the architecture and setting.

Ron Leach Posted: Jan 27, 2017 0 comments

Jack Fusco is a nature photographer and professional musician who had a crazy idea: He wanted to capture a time-lapse of the night sky in Hawaii with molten lava flowing into the ocean. The amazing video below proves that his idea wasn’t so crazy after all.

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