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Shutterbug Staff  |  Jul 03, 2019  |  0 comments

Summer is here, and the time is right for shooting swimsuit photos at the beach. But how do you elevate your swimwear photos from the merely good to the great? Well, of course, a great model always helps but even when shooting the most gorgeous and professional model out there, beach photos can get a little boring.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jul 03, 2019  |  0 comments

Landscape photographer Mark Denney recently returned from a photography trip to Yosemite and came back with five great shooting ideas he says will improve your landscape photos this summer.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jul 02, 2019  |  0 comments

Ever shoot what you think is the perfect photo and then realize that a distracting shadow is covering part of the subject? In the below video tutorial, Unmesh Dinda of PiXimperfect shows an easy way to remove those shadows in post-production.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jul 02, 2019  |  0 comments

Nathaniel Dodson, aka Tutvid, is the king of comprehensive but easy Photoshop tutorials that will help you transform dull photos into winners in an instant. In the below clip, Dodson shows you five easy retouching tips for perfecting your portraits.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jul 01, 2019  |  0 comments

The Fujifilm X-T30 and Sony A6400 mirrorless cameras have generated a lot of interest from Shutterbug readers. In fact, our reviews of the Fuji X-T30 and of the Sony A6400 are some of our most popular stories in the past few months.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jul 01, 2019  |  0 comments

Anyone can take a decent photo in good light but how to you fare when the lighting is extremely harsh on your subject? In the below easy photo tutorial, Rachel and Daniel from Mango Street give you some handy advice on how to shoot great portraits in bad light.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jun 28, 2019  |  0 comments

Sure, there are some people who are naturally photogenic – such as professional models – but you don't necessarily need to be a model to look great in a portrait. The below video from Bright Side offers 12 ways to make people look fabulous in every photo.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Jun 27, 2019  |  0 comments

In the late 1980s Canon introduced a 135mm f/2.8 autofocus lens that featured selectable softfocus. In addition to delivering dreamy out-of-focus images on demand, it’s also tack-sharp and extrapolates up to the equivalent of a 216mm f/2.8 when used on a crop-frame Canon.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jun 27, 2019  |  0 comments

There's a world of difference to how different prime lenses affect portrait photography. Earlier this week we shared a video comparing how four different primes handled portraits, and now here's one from Jessica Whitaker, this time showing how the 35mm vs 50mm vs 85mm stack up.

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