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Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Jun 24, 2022  |  0 comments

Making an avoidable mistake can cost you a great shot, your precious inner tranquility, and sometimes cold cash. Everyone blunders now and again; missteps are an integral part of the trial-and-error method of learning (which I have always maintained is the best way to learn photography at the deepest level). But there are a few goofs that I hope I’ve learned to steer clear of.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Mar 19, 2020  |  0 comments

Continuing on the theme of photography projects you can do at home, here's a super helpful video from Anthony Morganti with three Lightroom editing tips for beginners. Even though this Lightroom tutorial is geared toward novices, more experienced photo editors can use it as a handy refresher course.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 08, 2020  |  0 comments

We all like to “get it right in the camera,” but every so often it’s necessary to cut out a portion of an image. Sometimes that’s because we’re working on a composite, like replacing a boring sky, placing a subject against a better background, or eliminating a distracting object.

Henry Anderson  |  Oct 29, 2021  |  0 comments

Not everyone who shoots portraits can have a fancy studio. Sometimes, you have to work with what you have, which can be a small space at home or even a room in an apartment. Just because you're shooting portraits in a small space doesn't mean you can't have professional-looking lighting though.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 14, 2020  |  0 comments

If you’ve ever tried your hand at portraiture, you probably know that there’s more to the craft than technical mastery and good gear. In fact, one of the variables that can make the difference between a good portrait and a great one is the skill to pleasingly pose a model.

Henry Anderson  |  Sep 09, 2019  |  0 comments

One of the keys to a great portrait is, without a doubt, having beautiful skin tones. You can, of course, capture gorgeous skin in your portraits right in camera, but it never hurts to have a little help afterwards.

Dan Havlik  |  May 18, 2017  |  0 comments

Nathaniel Dodson of Tutvid is back with another great Lightroom tutorial. This time he’s offering three great ways to create black-and-white photos in Lightroom in the below video.

Dan Havlik  |  Aug 07, 2019  |  0 comments

There are more ways to remove unwanted objects and people from an image in Photoshop than there are to skin a cat. Actually, I've always hated that expression; who wants to skin a cat anyways?

Ron Leach  |  Jan 05, 2022  |  0 comments

A lot goes into making successful landscape photos, and we regularly share tutorials on everything from composition and exposure techniques to choosing the proper gear. Today’s episode is simple and specific—identifying what one pro says are three essential element of every great shot.

Ron Leach  |  Feb 09, 2022  |  0 comments

Landscape shooters are known for carrying a lot of gear, and that typically includes a wide selection of filters. Today we’ll help lighten your load, by revealing three filters a top pro says “every photographer should own.”

Shutterbug Staff  |  Mar 11, 2019  |  0 comments

Michael Sasser is a professional boudoir photographer who we turn to again and again for great boudoir tips. In his latest video, Sasser shares his three favorite boudoir poses that will help you capture scintillating boudoir photos for your clients and friends.

Henry Anderson  |  Apr 20, 2021  |  0 comments

What's the best pose for boudoir photography? That's the question beginner boudoir photographers always ask and boudoir pro Critsey Rowe has an answer in the below video.

Ron Leach  |  May 01, 2017  |  0 comments

If you’re a working photographer, you might as well spend your time shooting lucrative projects that actually interest you, right? If this sounds a bit too good to be true, watch this video and you’ll pick up some valuable tips on how to do just that.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Feb 25, 2022  |  0 comments

Any craftsman will tell you that it’s important to have the right tool for the job. The same goes for photography and video production. Here are three excellent tools that you’ll want to own.

Henry Anderson  |  Jan 11, 2022  |  0 comments

If there's anyone who knows the best boudoir poses out there, it's Marco Ibanez, a successful Washington DC-based boudoir photographer we turn to again and again for his posing tips.

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