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Dan Havlik  |  Aug 10, 2020  |  0 comments

As the saying goes "If you don't make mistakes, you don't make anything." Or, in other words, when you're doing creative work, it will always result in a few mistakes. On the other hand, sitting around doing nothing, is the only way to avoid mistakes.

Dan Havlik  |  Aug 07, 2020  |  0 comments

One of the most essential parts of portrait photography, particularly when working with models, is the art of posing. But which poses work, and which do not?

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Aug 07, 2020  |  0 comments

We love lenses, especially lenses we can buy at a loveable price. Here are five lenses that are high quality and inexpensive.

Sponsored  |  Aug 07, 2020  |  0 comments

PortraitPro Studio 19 is the latest major release of this dedicated portrait editing software. Version 19 is based on advances in deep learning, with the most sophisticated artificial neural networks, trained on vast amounts of data, driving the editing process. This makes it possible to edit portraits in only seconds, to the highest standards, rivalling traditional software in terms of quality, time, and cost. 

Dan Havlik  |  Aug 06, 2020  |  0 comments

Last week she discussed how to shoot attractive photos in unflattering lighting and this week she's back to show you how to capture portraits in, perhaps, the least flattering light of all: direct sunlight. In the tutorial below, photographer Anita Sadowska shares her favorite tips and tricks for shooting portraits in the harsh sun.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 06, 2020  |  0 comments

The great thing about bird photography is that it’s an accessible activity you can pursue close to home at a local park or nature center—or even in the privacy of your backyard. And if you want to take a drive to a nearby forest, lake, or seashore, even more opportunities abound.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Aug 06, 2020  |  0 comments

The Sigma Corporation just unveiled the new the Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG DN Art lens, which the company says is "a completely new design for full-frame mirrorless cameras, as the 'DN' designation indicates." This fast aperture Sigma portrait prime lens, which has a compact, dust-and splash-proof design, comes in both L-Mount and Sony E-Mount versions for mirrorless cameras.

Henry Anderson  |  Aug 05, 2020  |  0 comments

The eyes, they say, are the windows to the soul. But they're also the doorways to great photographs. If the eyes in your images look flat, dull or, even worse, lifeless, your portraits will likely look the same.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 05, 2020  |  0 comments

One activity many of us miss during this time of relative isolation is the opportunity to visit a theater and watch a great film. And especially for those who love photography, there’s no better way to do that at home than by watching the documentary Don’t Blink–Robert Frank

Dan Havlik  |  Aug 04, 2020  |  0 comments

Some boudoir photo shoots are the result of careful planning and preparation. Others can come at you out of left field. So, what do you do if you have to quickly think on your feet when shooting boudoir?

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