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Ron Leach  |  Dec 01, 2017  |  0 comments

Sound composition skills are important for all forms of photography, but when it come to shooting landscapes, the ability to frame a scene properly is absolutely critical. In this detailed tutorial you’ll learn one pro’s secrets to shooting and editing stunning seascape images.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 01, 2017  |  0 comments

Earlier this week we featured a video demonstrating how to customize your camera by tweaking its AUTO default settings. Today’s helpful tutorial takes things a step further by explaining how to shoot in the Manual exposure mode for maximum creative control.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 30, 2017  |  0 comments

It’s nice when you can make something yourself, save a bit of cash, and end up with more creative photos as a result. That’s exactly what’s going on in the five-minute video below, demonstrating seven DIY light modifiers for creative portraiture.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 30, 2017  |  0 comments

Virtually all modern digital cameras enable you to achieve accurate color rendition by changing a simple White Balance setting to match the color temperature of the light in a scene. Unfortunately, many photographers leave their camera set to “Auto White Balance,” thereby capturing photos with unsightly color casts.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 30, 2017  |  0 comments

Here at Shutterbug we pride ourselves on comprehensive product reviews of great imaging gear that will help you choose the best equipment for your style of photography. So it’s a bit of a departure for us to present the WORST cameras and photo gadgets of all time.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 29, 2017  |  0 comments

Even amateur photographers appreciate recognition for their efforts, and one way to achieve that is by occasionally selling your work. In the four-minute video below, photographer Chris Hau offers three great tips for turning your photographs into cash.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 29, 2017  |  0 comments

Even the best photographers mess up on occasion, and the trick is to not get lazy and make the same mistake twice. The video below illustrates three common composition errors, and explains how to avoid them.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 28, 2017  |  1 comments

We’ve all heard stories of photographers being hassled by law enforcement officials when attempting to legally shoot photos in public places. In the amazing video below, you’ll see what happened when six British photographers attempted to do just that in London.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 28, 2017  |  0 comments

There’s an old saying among landscape photographers that if you always stash your gear when the weather turns bad, you will likely miss out on some spectacular photo opportunities. In the video below, you’ll follow British landscape photographer Nigel Danson as he treks through England’s Peak District amidst rain, gloomy light, and high winds, to capture some awesome images. 

Ron Leach  |  Nov 28, 2017  |  0 comments

There are an abundance of inexpensive adapters available that enable photographers to use vintage lenses on modern DSLRs and mirrorless cameras, and it’s often possible to pick up a premium legacy lens for far less than the cost of a current entry-level or mid-priced lens.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 27, 2017  |  0 comments

The first thing most serious photographers do after buying a new camera is to change many of the default settings to match their particular style and the type of images they shoot most. If you need some help with this important task, all you have to do is watch the quick video below.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 27, 2017  |  0 comments

Before you do something you will seriously regret without watching the video below, we need to point out that there’s a filter on the lens that’s being doused with honey in the photo above. As for that shiny, metal claw hammer you see in the third photo below, it’s being used to create interesting reflections—not to destroy a lens.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 27, 2017  |  0 comments

Winter is a great season for nature photography, with many outdoor scenes blanketed in snow, while other barren landscapes are devoid of vegetation. In the video below, you’ll learn how to shoot beautiful photos this winter from landscape photographer Toma Bonciu.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 22, 2017  |  0 comments

It’s amazing how a small shift in vantage point can add a big boost in creativity to portrait photos, as you’ll see in the tutorial below. These tips are especially helpful for photographers who lack a big budget for building sets and purchasing expensive backgrounds to spice up their images.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 22, 2017  |  0 comments

If you’ve ever tried photographing birds in flight, you know this is one of the most difficult challenges in nature photography. But in the quick video below, you’ll learn everything you need to know for capturing fantastic photos of our flying featured friends.

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