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Shutterbug Staff  |  May 17, 2019  |  0 comments

It's Friday, which is when we like to share easy and fun photography tricks you can try this weekend. And for simple photo tips, we often turn to popular YouTube how-to  channel Bright Side, which posted the below video with 14 easy camera tricks that will help you take photos as good as professional photographers.

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 15, 2019  |  0 comments

Are composition mistakes holding back your photography? Do you want to take your photos to the next level, from the merely good to the great? Then you first must address some composition blunders you could be making.

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 10, 2019  |  0 comments

Plan to go out shooting this weekend? Whether you're bringing your camera on vacation while traveling the world, or shooting photos closer to home, here are some great photography tricks you should know before you click the shutter.

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 10, 2019  |  0 comments

Here's a fun tutorial from photographer Jessica Whitaker with three easy ways to shoot more interesting portraits. Shot on location in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle, Washington, Whitaker teams up with model Chelsea Miller to share tips, tricks and techniques for portrait photography.

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 09, 2019  |  0 comments

Do all your photos have a certain sameness to them? That could simply be because you're shooting everything – portraits, landscapes, action – from the same height.

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 08, 2019  |  0 comments

What are the worst habits in landscape photography? Landscape photographer Mark Denney thinks he knows, at least for himself, and he's posted the below video sharing nine bad habits he thinks landscape photographers should avoid.

Dan Havlik  |  May 07, 2019  |  0 comments

No need to be shy anymore when photographing people on the street. In the below video from Pierre T. Lambert, he offers three easy street photography tips for taking pictures of strangers on the streets.

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

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

What's the ultimate lens for street photography? What's the worst lens? Could the 24-70mm F/2.8 be both good and bad for shooting street? All these questions (and more) are answered in the below video from photographer Pierre T. Lambert.

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 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!

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."

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?

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