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Shutterbug Staff  |  Jun 10, 2019  |  0 comments

Superzoom cameras are wildly popular but a bit misunderstood. They have fantastic zoom ranges, that’s obvious, but there’s much more to them than that. Here are our favorite tips for shooting Urban Animals with a superzoom camera.

Ron Leach  |  Apr 03, 2017  |  0 comments

Have you ever wondered how some photographers add a dreamy, ethereal look to their landscapes photos? More often than not, this soft glow is a result of a post-processing technique known as the  “Orton Effect” which is quite popular these days among nature photographers.

Barry Tanenbaum  |  Feb 13, 2018  |  0 comments

Let’s face it: we’ve all seen, taken, edited, judged, read, or written about so many photographs over so many years, sometimes we get…well, jaded. Then, if we’re lucky, along comes something that delivers a jolting reminder of the surprise and delight photography is capable of delivering.

Maria Piscopo  |  Jul 05, 2016  |  0 comments

For this month’s column, we look at how to turn your love for wildlife photography into a serious business. I interviewed the husband-and-wife team of David and Jennifer Hemmings who have been particularly successful in the wildlife photography field.

Ron Leach  |  Mar 22, 2018  |  1 comments

One of the challenges with landscape photography is maximizing depth of field. That’s because well-composed images often incorporate important elements in the foreground, midground and background. Shooting with small aperture settings helps, but that approach often causes image quality to suffer, and may not yield the wide range of sharpness you desire.

Ron Leach  |  May 02, 2017  |  0 comments

Craig Roberts is a British travel and landscape photographer who often posts tutorials for those looking to up their game. In the video below, he explains what you should do (and not do) to make yourself a better photographer.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 25, 2017  |  0 comments

Norwegian photographer Daniel Modol was shooting video of a distant storm from the terrace of his home in Gjerstad as lightning bounced off the horizon. Suddenly with a BOOM, a lightning bolt struck just a few feet away. And when we say, “boom” we mean it; this is a loud video so turn down the volume before watching the clip below.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 21, 2017  |  0 comments

Nick Page is an acclaimed nature photographer and in the video below he provides a behind-the-scenes look at his 2017 Oregon Coast Workshop and offers some great advice for seascape photography.

Dan Havlik  |  Nov 15, 2016  |  0 comments

Here’s a cool photography trick used to maximum effect. Dennis Stever is a Dubai-based photographer who is shooting an ongoing series where he positions his subjects so that it appears they are playing with the sun and the moon in their hands.

Dan Havlik  |  Feb 20, 2017  |  0 comments

We’ve said it before we’ll say it again: bad weather outside should not stop you from taking great photos. In fact, sometimes stormy weather can be good for your photography.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Oct 12, 2018  |  0 comments

Fall foliage season is upon us, which means it’s time to take out your camera, head to the woods, and capture some beautiful images of fiery dying leaves in full bloom. Yes, everyone has shot images of autumn leaves before, but have you been able to capture anything truly eye-catching and unique?

Shutterbug Staff  |  Nov 12, 2018  |  0 comments

If there ever were a contrast in photography styles it would be between popular street photography YouTubers Pierre T. Lambert and Sean Tucker. While Lambert loves how self-imposed time restrictions on his photography get his juices flowing, Tucker is much slower and more deliberate in his approach to making a photo.

Ron Leach  |  Feb 07, 2017  |  0 comments

Chris Biela is a Chicago-based landscape, cityscape, and time-lapse photographer, and the beautiful 4K video below shows his neighboring state of Wisconsin like you’ve never seen it before.

Ron Leach  |  Feb 13, 2017  |  0 comments

Artem Pryadko is a Belarusian photographer who has combined two popular forms of image capture into a unique specialty: He is using drones to make stunning time-lapse videos in the skies above his hometown of Minsk, Belarus.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 17, 2018  |  0 comments

A while back we wrote about a crazy photographer who mounted a GoPro on his DSLR and photographed a college football game, just because. And now he’s at it again, this time putting a “knockoff GoPro” on a Fuji digital camera to shoot cityscapes and street scenes in Boston.

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