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Shutterbug Staff  |  Aug 07, 2018  |  0 comments

Here are two photo tips from photographer Pierre T. Lambert that are short and sweet, but he says “completely changed his photography life” in terms of how he was shooting.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Aug 02, 2018  |  0 comments

Our video from last year on “7 Reasons Why a 50mm Lens Is All You Need for Great Photography,” proved to be an all-time favorite. That clip, which featured Shutterbug photographer Jordan Matter explaining what he loves about his “Nifty Fifty” lens, has racked up over one million views on YouTube and counting.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Aug 02, 2018  |  0 comments

Pro photographer Tom Mackie gets so many questions about how to make photos “pop,” he decided to do a whole video on the subject, which we have embedded below. And while a lot of folks might think all you need is some deft Photoshop skills to get your images to sparkle, there’s really a lot more that goes into it than that.

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.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Jul 26, 2018  |  0 comments

Here’s nearly everything that’s important to know about photo filters (the tangible kind) told in easy to understand language. Plus, at the end, a bonus tip tells you how to remove a screw-in filter that’s stuck to a lens.

Dan Havlik  |  Jul 23, 2018  |  0 comments

Don’t believe it when tell people tell you it’s wrong to shoot portraits with a wide-angle lens. If you know what you’re doing, your results can be eye-catching and super modern-looking.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jul 20, 2018  |  0 comments

Maybe you don’t know it already, but camera filters can help you take better photos right away. No, we’re not talking about those software “filters” you might use in Lightroom as a plug-in. We mean actual physical filters you put on the front of your lens.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jul 18, 2018  |  0 comments

Despite all the advancements in photography, there’s nothing quite like a classic black-and-white image. But there’s more to good black-and-white photography than simply shooting with black-and-white film or, perhaps, using the monochrome filter in your digital camera.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jul 16, 2018  |  0 comments

Nature photographer Steve Perry of Backcountry Gallery gets lots of questions from fellow photographers but one comes up more often than any other. So often, in fact, that he decided to make a whole video about it.

Dan Havlik  |  Jul 13, 2018  |  0 comments

This tip from boudoir photographer Michael Sasser is simple and effective. What do you do to make a boring photo into an awesome one? Put something in front of your subject, Sasser says.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jul 12, 2018  |  0 comments

Beginner photographers, take notice. There are probably many things you’re doing wrong, and you don’t even know it. The good news is help is on the way, in the form of the below video from photographer, filmmaker and travel vlogger Sawyer Hartman.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jul 10, 2018  |  0 comments

Don’t you sometimes wish you could go back in time and give your younger self some advice that you’ve learned much later in life? That’s the crux of landscape photographer Nigel Danson’s video below where he offers “7 Simple Photography Tips I Wish I Knew Earlier.”

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jul 09, 2018  |  0 comments

We don’t think we need to tell you that photographer Pierre T. Lambert has been on a roll with his photography how-to videos lately. He produces several videos a week and they’ve been extremely popular on Shutterbug. So, here’s his latest, which gives you some great shooting tips on how to “take better photos in boring locations now!”

Dan Havlik  |  Jul 06, 2018  |  0 comments

Here’s a simple trick that will help you get the right exposure in your photos without all the unnecessary stress. According to photographer Pierre T. Lambert who shares the quick tip in the short video below, the technique will speed up your shooting process because you’ll be able to get great looking photos without frustrating trial and error.

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