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Ron Leach  |  Feb 22, 2018  |  0 comments

If you shy away from shooting people pictures because you think low light portraiture requires a boatload of expensive lighting gear, think again. The video below corrects that common misconception, by demonstrating how to achieve stunning results using simple and affordable off-camera flash.

Ron Leach  |  Mar 06, 2018  |  0 comments

There’s a lot of interest in boudoir photography these days, and a recent tutorial on the subject was our most popular story over the past several months. Therefore, we decided to feature the video below, with a very basic technique for shooting boudoir photos, using simple gear and available light.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 20, 2017  |  0 comments

It’s amazing how cityscapes that appear drab during the day are transformed into sparkling scenes at night—just begging to be photographed. And this time of the year, when festive holiday lights often adorn the urban landscape, nighttime photography in the city can be more interesting than ever.

The Editors  |  Jul 06, 2015  |  6 comments

Nature photography has long captured the hearts and minds of amateur and professional photographers dedicated to capturing images of the great outdoors. Whether your passion is wildlife, landscape, or macro photography, we’d love to see examples of your best work.

Ron Leach  |  Feb 13, 2017  |  0 comments

Winners of the 2017 World Press Photo (WPP) Contest have been announced, and they are spectacular as always. Not unexpectedly, Burhan Ozbilici won the coveted WPP Photo of the Year award for the above image of a 22-year-old Turkish policeman’s assassination of Russia’s Ambassador to Turkey during a photo exhibition.

Dan Havlik  |  May 23, 2018  |  0 comments

If you’re planning a photography trip this summer, you’ve no doubt thought about visiting one of this country’s great national parks. And if you’re considering the national parks in the U.S., you’ve likely put Yosemite on your list. Maybe the footage below from National Geographic will help seal the deal.

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 15, 2019  |  0 comments

Are composition mistakes holding back your photography? Do you want to take your photos to the next level, from the merely good to the great? Then you first must address some composition blunders you could be making.

Ron Leach  |  Feb 28, 2017  |  0 comments

Daniel Norton is a NY-based photographer with a celebrated career in portraiture and fashion photography. He’s also a respected educator, and in the video below he illustrates a quick and simple setup for shooting portraits at home or on location.

Cynthia Boylan  |  May 15, 2015  |  0 comments

Gear collectors can be very serious about their passion and as their enthusiasm grows so does their collection. Photographer Mitch Bergsma loves to work with GoPro cameras and over the past 5 years he has assembled an extensive assortment of accessories and gadgets ranging from various models of GoPro cameras to drones (and drone parts), filters, mounts and beyond.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Nov 05, 2018  |  0 comments

Have you ever seen an amazing image and wondered: how did they do that? Well, that happened to photographer Pierre T. Lambert when he was exposed (pun intended) to those trippy, long exposure motion images that make moving objects look like fantastical vortexes.

Jack Neubart  |  Dec 19, 2018  |  0 comments

For many of us, going out into the wilderness with a camera and bringing back eye-opening photographs of nature in the raw is something we can only dream of. For multi-award-winning photographer Ashleigh Scully that’s fairly commonplace.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 29, 2016  |  0 comments

Annegien Shilling is a talented artist/photographer from the Netherlands who creates magical self-portraits using nothing more than a good imagination, her own photos, and a few apps on an iPod Touch to create the composites. Her creative results have attracted international acclaim for their simplicity and charm.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 08, 2016  |  0 comments

Konsta Punkka, aka “The Squirrel Whisperer,” is a 21-year-old Finnish photographer known for his amazing close-up portraits of animals reacting to his presence in their natural habitat. His unique approach to wildlife photography has earned him over 800,000 Instagram followers.

Scott Kelby  |  Dec 20, 2017  |  1 comments

Q. The idea of shooting in Raw on your DSLR and then importing those Raw images into your tablet or phone to edit is pretty ludicrous to me. I don’t know of anyone who has enough free space on their mobile phone to edit even a day’s worth of vacation shooting. Are people really buying into this?

Shutterbug Staff  |  Nov 09, 2018  |  0 comments

Lightroom tips are amongst our favorite tutorials to feature on Shutterbug so here’s another helpful image editing video, this time from travel photographer Pierre T. Lambert. In the below clip, Lambert shows you how to use the brush and gradient tools the right way to transform your photos from the merely good to the great

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