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David J Crewe  |  Aug 22, 2019  |  0 comments

It’s no surprise, that at Comic Con there is a vast amount of color. I have to admit, it was overwhelming at first, but over time I realized how to use this to my advantage. The first lesson I learned as a photographer shooting Comic Con was to pull people away from crowds.

Dan Havlik  |  Aug 21, 2019  |  0 comments

Removing unwanted things from images is what photographers often turn to Photoshop for. And one of the "things" that are often at the top of the list for removing from a photo are people.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Aug 21, 2019  |  0 comments

There are lots of things that go into making a great landscape photo: composition, color, and sharpness are just a few that come to mind. But many photographers, including Mark Denney, would agree that there's one trait that's more critical than all others: the right light.

Dan Havlik  |  Aug 20, 2019  |  0 comments

If you follow Michael Sasser's boudoir photography, which he shares on his popular YouTube channel, then you know he often "breaks the rules" when capturing images. One area that has seen some criticism from commenters to his channel are his ISO settings for his boudoir shots.

DL Byron  |  Aug 20, 2019  |  0 comments

Quick question: where did you buy your last piece of photo gear? If you're like more and more photographers these days, you probably bought your new telephoto lens, photo bag, or mirrorless camera body from one of the many online retailers out there such as Amazon, B&H, or Adorama.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Aug 16, 2019  |  0 comments

One of the hardest things to do in Photoshop is to cut out hair from a complex background in a portrait, fashion or beauty shot. In the below tutorial, Photoshop guru Nathaniel Dodson (aka tutvid) shows you how do it in a few easy steps.

Dan Havlik  |  Aug 15, 2019  |  0 comments

Lots of photographers are obsessed with gear, as in, the best gear, the most expensive gear, the newest gear. But does it really matter? Would you be able to take a great photo with a cheap camera from over a decade ago?

Shutterbug Staff  |  Aug 15, 2019  |  1 comments

We've been featuring several basic tutorials for beginning photographers recently and here's another good one, this time from Dean Tucker, a photographer and filmmaker from Cape Town, South Africa who's now living in New York City. In the below video, Tucker shares five simple photography tips for beginners.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Aug 14, 2019  |  0 comments

The Expert Imaging & Sound Association (EISA) just announced its annual product awards including the best photo gear of 2019-2020. EISA is the world's largest independent collection of magazines and websites focusing on consumer electronics.

Deborah Sandidge  |  Aug 14, 2019  |  0 comments

Waves occupy a high position on my favorite photographic subjects list. First, I feel a natural emotional connection to them. Second, they offer a lot of ways I can portray that connection. Give me a subject that provides lots of possibilities and creative challenges, and I'm there.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Aug 14, 2019  |  0 comments

In the below photography basics tutorial, YouTuber JoshinCincinnati explains the three most important things you need to know about shooting in your camera's manual mode.

Dan Havlik  |  Aug 13, 2019  |  0 comments

When Sony officially unveiled the 61MP A7R IV full frame mirrorless camera in New York City last month, I made a joke on Twitter that didn't go over very well. I tweeted, facetiously, that the A7R IV was the best DSLR that Sony had ever produced.

Dan Havlik  |  Aug 12, 2019  |  0 comments

The number one question boudoir photographer Michael Sasser gets asked is does he use strobes? "And the answer to the question is: no," Sasser says. "I don't use strobes, I use 100% natural light for my boudoir shoots."

Dan Havlik  |  Aug 12, 2019  |  0 comments

If you really care about your photography, you should be always looking for ways to improve it. Objectively speaking though, sometimes it takes an outside voice to offer some honest advice.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Aug 09, 2019  |  0 comments

Shutterbug recently became the first and only US-based photography website to join the prestigious Expert Imaging & Sound Association (EISA). EISA is the world's largest independent collection of magazines and websites focusing on consumer electronics.

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