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Jon Sienkiewicz  |  May 16, 2018  |  0 comments

Even people who are passionate about photography often make common mistakes that prevent them from reaching their maximum potential. No one is immune. To advance to the next level of proficiency, overcome the tendency to fall victim to these common goofs.

Seth Shostak  |  May 16, 2018  |  0 comments

It’s time to sharpen up your pix. Modern DSLRs generally rely on what’s called phase difference autofocusing: basically, a rangefinder scheme updated with new technology. But as we described last month, this technology uses a second optical path within the camera, independent of the lens-to-sensor path used to make the photo.

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 16, 2018  |  0 comments

We’ve shared quite a few videos recently on how to effectively pose people in photos and they’ve proved to be quite popular. So, here’s another one with a slightly different spin on posing we think will help you out on your next portrait shoot.

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 15, 2018  |  1 comments

If you’re a beginner photographer or even if you just need a quick refresher course on some photography basics, this video from B&H Photo's YouTube channel is worth a look. 

Dan Havlik  |  May 10, 2018  |  0 comments

If you love street photography but want to improve your skills, watch this video featuring advice from two up-and-coming street photographers.

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 09, 2018  |  0 comments

Do you want to become a professional photographer? Going pro is one of the biggest leaps a serious photographer can make and we’re happy to provide some tips in the form of the latest video from COOPH, which is titled “The 7 key steps to becoming a professional photographer.”

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 08, 2018  |  0 comments

Photographer and model Imogen Rhiannon is back with another portrait photography tips video. In this case, her new video is on how to use leading lines in portrait photography.

Dan Havlik  |  May 08, 2018  |  0 comments

Serge Ramelli is a professional photographer and educator we turn to again and again for great photography tips and advice. In the below video he shares his favorite camera settings for shooting landscape photos.

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 07, 2018  |  0 comments

If you’re just getting started in photography, you’re bound to make a few mistakes. That’s perfectly understandable and fine. Here's how to get better quickly.

Seth Shostak  |  May 03, 2018  |  0 comments

It’s a commandment brought down from the mountain: spend less on the camera if necessary, but don’t skimp on the lenses.

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 02, 2018  |  0 comments

Some videos we feature on Shutterbug are serious and some are fun, but the one below might just amaze you. We all know that photographers can use a variety of tricks and tweaks to manipulate images (oftentimes through the use of software) but the 15 images featured in this clip from Facts Verse take editing to the extreme.

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 02, 2018  |  0 comments

So, you want to shoot street photography but you’re somewhat of a shy person: how do you overcome your fear so you can photograph total strangers in public places? That’s exactly what Pierre T. Lambert addresses in Part 2 of his video series on street photography.

Dan Havlik  |  Apr 30, 2018  |  0 comments

If you’re going to be a serious landscape photographer, you need a serious tripod but what’s mystifying is how little thought people put into picking one out. That’s exactly why professional photographer Tom Mackie of Landscape Photography iQ made the below video gear guide.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 30, 2018  |  0 comments

One of the most common questions we get from Shutterbug readers is how do you take your photography skills to the next level to become a professional photographer. It’s not an easy question to answer because going pro doesn’t involve improving your photography skills alone.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 26, 2018  |  0 comments

Shutterbug columnist and Photoshop/Lightroom expert Scott Kelby returns with another great photography tips video. In the short clip below, Kelby shows you a simple solution on how to geotag your images to add the location where they were shot, even if your camera doesn’t have built-in GPS.

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