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Ron Leach  |  Feb 09, 2018  |  0 comments

Whether you’re an amateur photographer or an experienced pro, nearby city streets offer great opportunities for making captivating images, especially when you run out of other ideas. This quick tutorial discusses five common mistakes, and how to avoid them when shooting on the street.

Henry Anderson  |  Nov 07, 2019  |  0 comments

Portrait photography is a great way to practice some of your basic but all-important skills as a photographer. After all, one of the things we see more than anything else in life is other people.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 14, 2017  |  0 comments

We’ve all heard that photography “rules” are meant to be broken on occasion, but in the video below photographer Benjamin Jaworskyj takes this notion a bit further—claiming that five common precepts of photography are out-and-out ‘lies.”

Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 18, 2019  |  0 comments

You don't need to head into the great outdoors to shoot macro photos. Sure, close-ups of flowers and insects are cool and all but there are many awesome macro shots you can do right inside your home.

Joshua Snow  |  Dec 23, 2019  |  0 comments

Growing up in the Northeastern United States, surrounded by the Great lakes and the Finger lakes, winters were always brutally cold and wet. That is, until I experienced real winter; gale-force winds, dangerously low temperatures, and snow. Lots of snow…

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.

Henry Anderson  |  Nov 01, 2019  |  0 comments

If you've shot or wanted to shoot video and/or still photos using a stabilizing camera rig, you've probably been put off by the price. Camera rigs and stabilizing devices can be expensive and they're also a bit awkward to use. Not to mention, they're not all that effective in certain situations.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 16, 2017  |  0 comments

Benjamin Jaworskyj is a self-taught adventure photographer who you might say is just a bit “zany.” Not only does he shoot awesome images, but he uses a great sense of humor to offer some helpful tips and tricks.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Dec 31, 2018  |  0 comments

Travel photographer Pierre T. Lambert was, undoubtedly, one of the most popular contributors to Shutterbug in 2018 and today he released his final video of the year. Titled “5 Easy In Camera Effects for 2019 – Without Props,” the video offers tips for getting creative effects using just simple camera hacks.

Henry Anderson  |  Dec 30, 2019  |  0 comments

Are you afraid of the dark? Don't be, especially if you're a photographer and might have a fear of shooting at night.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jan 21, 2019  |  0 comments

If you want to make money shooting real estate photos or if you just want to take photos of real estate to sell your own house or apartment, the below tutorial from Benjamin Jaworskyj is a good way to learn the basics.

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.

Dan Havlik  |  Mar 18, 2019  |  0 comments

Travel photographer Pierre T. Lambert is currently in French Polynesia and during his trip he booked himself on 4x4 off-roading tour with a group of tourists. Seems like it would be difficult to shoot attractive travel photos when you're on a crowded touristy tour, right? Not so!

Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 25, 2019  |  0 comments

If you're going out to shoot landscape photos, there are a few essential items you should bring with you (aside from your camera and lens, of course).

Ron Leach  |  Nov 16, 2017  |  0 comments

We often post creative photo hacks with fun ways to capture eye-catching images using cheap, easy-to-find items. The five tricks you see in this quick tutorial are different from others we’ve posted, and while you may have to spend a few bucks on supplies, the effects are really cool.

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