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Henry Anderson  |  Sep 26, 2019  |  0 comments

If you like adventure and sports photography, the Red Bull Illume Image Quest is the contest to see some mind-blowing action shots. With only eight weeks to go before the winners of the Red Bull Illume Image Quest are announced, contest organizers just released a selection of some of the semi-finalist images and we’ve included 10 of our favorites in this story.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Sep 12, 2018  |  0 comments

Shutterbug photographer Jordan Matter is back with a new how-to video, this time giving you three reasons you should seriously consider adding a telephoto zoom lens to your gear bag now. 

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jan 28, 2019  |  0 comments

Travel photographer Pierre T. Lambert shares a lot of photography videos on his YouTube channel but it’s the tutorials he does on how to capture sharp images that get the most feedback. Since there seems to be an insatiable appetite from photographers on how to make their images sharper, Lambert has created another video with sharpness tips.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 17, 2017  |  0 comments

Chris Burkard is an adventure photographer who travels the world looking for epic images of our untamed planet. He recently garnered a lot of attention for the once-in-a-lifetime shot above of a surfer in Iceland lit by the Northern Lights, and the video below gives you the backstory.

Jack Neubart  |  Apr 05, 2016  |  0 comments

Social media has clearly taken the world by storm and photographers have been quick to catch on. That is indeed true for extreme sports photographer Christian Pondella, who has a strong following on several social media platforms, particularly Instagram.

Barry Tanenbaum  |  Dec 06, 2016  |  0 comments

Most of the photographers were set up at the front of the pool for the 100-meter butterfly final, but Jeff Cable decided to try for a different view of Michael Phelps in that event. You wouldn’t know it from the photo, but he was actually 20 rows up in the seats on the opposite side of the starting block.

Barry Tanenbaum  |  Mar 04, 2016  |  0 comments

Sports shooters live for moments of key action; they also cherish players’ reactions to those moments. Mike Corrado caught the latter at the start of the third game of the World Series, as New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard sent a message to Kansas City Royals leadoff hitter Alcides Escobar, who is known for crowding the plate and swinging at first pitches.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Dec 19, 2017  |  0 comments

While Shutterbug reader Justin Cale mainly focuses on wildlife photography, he’s recently started adding people in the mix in an effort to expand his photographic horizons. “

Barry Tanenbaum  |  Jul 24, 2017  |  0 comments

Not long ago, pro sports photographer Brad Mangin wrote a story for the PetaPixel website that was titled, I Earned More From Photo Gigs in 2016 With My iPhone Than My DSLRs!

Maria Piscopo  |  Nov 30, 2017  |  0 comments

A graduate from the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) with a degree in commercial photography, Andy Batt is an accomplished photographer and photo educator. The Portland, Oregon-based Batt is well known for his sports photography and his expert ability to create beautifully lit, high-intensity action shots that capture moments of peak performance.

Blaine Harrington  |  Feb 23, 2016  |  0 comments

I travel to take pictures, but sometimes I just happen to be in an interesting area, like last spring in Lexington, Kentucky. Let’s see: Lexington, horse country, the Keeneland racetrack nearby, and me never without my camera gear. Photography was bound to happen.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Nov 13, 2018  |  0 comments

It’s the dream of many who have picked up a camera and have a passion for photography. How do I get make a living as a professional photographer?

Shutterbug Staff  |  Dec 20, 2017  |  1 comments

There’s big wave riding and there’s BIG wave riding and for that, brave surfers go to Mavericks near Half Moon Bay, California. 

Dan Havlik  |  Sep 07, 2019  |  0 comments

With the U.S. Open tennis championship reaching its exciting conclusion this weekend, we caught up with a pro photographer who is currently covering the Open to get her tips on how to photograph tennis.

Lynne Eodice  |  Jul 01, 2004  |  2 comments

There are different ways to reveal motion in a photo--you can freeze the action, blur it, or pan along with it. (You can even fake it by holding a Cokin Super-Speed filter in front of your compact camera's lens.) The next time you're taking pictures of a child's soccer game or horses running across a field, you may...

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