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Shutterbug Staff  |  Sep 18, 2018  |  0 comments

With everyone taking selfies these days, why are so many of these self-portraits so terrible? And when couples shoot selfies together while traveling (such as on vacation), why do they only seem to capture their faces and none of the scenic surroundings?

Shutterbug Staff  |  Sep 17, 2018  |  0 comments

Photographer Sean Tucker has a message for photographers who might have a phobia about using their camera’s manual mode. Get over your fear! Understanding manual mode is critical to nailing exposure, which he fully explains in the below video.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Sep 12, 2018  |  0 comments

Shutterbug photographer Jordan Matter is back with a new how-to video, this time giving you three reasons you should seriously consider adding a telephoto zoom lens to your gear bag now. 

Ron Leach  |  Sep 07, 2018  |  0 comments

Long exposure outdoor photography can be quite a challenge, because considerable experimentation is often required to get great results. In the tutorial below you’ll pick up some valuable tips that will significantly improve your odds of success.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Sep 06, 2018  |  0 comments

Okay—you’ve taken all the prudent measures to protect your home and family from Mother Nature’s temper tirades. That’s terrific! But what about your cameras, image files and photographs? Whether or not you acknowledge global climate change, you’ve got to admit that there’s been some vicious weather juju going on recently. Let’s talk preparation.

Ron Leach  |  Sep 06, 2018  |  0 comments

Most photographers prefer to get a great shot in the camera, rather than spend a lot of time making post-processing adjustments. In this two-minute tutorial, you’ll learn how the simple polarizing filter can help you do just that.

Dan Havlik  |  Sep 04, 2018  |  0 comments

It’s looking more and more like full frame mirrorless cameras are not simply the wave of the future, they are the world of today.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Aug 30, 2018  |  0 comments

Are you in the market for a new lens? Well, then you should definitely check out the below video where photographer Pierre T. Lambert compares six different lenses/focal lengths to show how they affect your shots so you can pick the right one for you.

Dan Havlik  |  Aug 27, 2018  |  0 comments

Peter McKinnon is one of the most popular photographers on YouTube right now and a seasoned pro who has shot just about everything under the sun. But even he makes mistakes once in a while, which is why he made the below video.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 24, 2018  |  0 comments

What calamity is even worse than having your camera crushed by a tank? According to photographer Pierre Lambert, the ultimate disaster is losing all the images you worked so hard to create because you failed to take proper backup precautions.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Aug 21, 2018  |  0 comments

Photographer Pierre T. Lambert wants to debunk a photographic myth. No, you don’t need to shoot in manual mode to take better photos, he says. It’s actually a lot more important to hone your photographic vision and not get bogged down in stressing over technical skills you might or might NOT need.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 21, 2018  |  0 comments

When it comes to landscape and seascape photos, British pro Nigel Danson really knows his stuff. And in the helpful tutorial below, he reveals five favorite secrets that are responsible for his spectacular imagery.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 21, 2018  |  0 comments

There’s been a remarkable resurgence in shooting with film lately, as young photographers have become intrigued with 35mm cameras. Likewise, older photographers have rediscovered vintage cameras lurking in their photo cabinets, and plastic bags of expired film in the back of their refrigerators.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 20, 2018  |  1 comments

Arriving at a proper exposure can often be a challenge, especially when shooting under difficult lighting conditions outdoors. In this helpful video, Romanian pro photographer Toma Bonciu explains how to read a camera’s histogram and use the information to nail perfect exposures with ease.

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