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Ron Leach  |  Jan 22, 2020  |  0 comments

The bane of outdoor photographers is that it’s not always possible to be in the right place at the right time. So what do you do when you come across a nice scene during harsh, midday sun? One option, of course, is to return later. But if that’s not possible, the following tutorial will help you edit those lifeless photos and really make them sing.

Henry Anderson  |  Jan 22, 2020  |  0 comments

As the great Ansel Adams once said: "You don't take a photograph, you make it." But what makes a dramatic landscape photo? There are, of course, lots of things but photographer Mark Denney zeros in on one specific effect that can make or break a shot.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 21, 2020  |  0 comments

One of the challenges of landscape photography is creating images that stand out from the rest. But in this eye-opening tutorial you’ll learn how to do just that—with three simple tips for capturing abstract landscape and nature images.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 20, 2020  |  0 comments

If you’re a photographer who has joined the never-ending megapixel race, and have enough cash to back up your obsession, the video below is for you. But even if you don’t have an extra $52K in your pocket, it’s interesting to see what a 150MP camera can do.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jan 17, 2020  |  0 comments

Kenko Tokina announced last night that it will be releasing the Tokina atx-m 85mm f/1.8 FE lens for full-frame Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras, such as the A7R IV and A7 III cameras.

Dan Havlik  |  Jan 17, 2020  |  0 comments

Happy Friday, everyone! Here's something warm and fuzzy to start your weekend off right.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 16, 2020  |  0 comments

Many photographers suffer from an affliction known as Gear Acquisition Syndrome (GAS), and pull out their wallets whenever a new camera is introduced. But how important is the latest gear, as compared to a technical mastery of our craft?

Ron Leach  |  Jan 15, 2020  |  0 comments

Regardless of one’s technical prowess, most photographers experience an ebb and flow to their creative vision. If you’ve hit the doldrums, this tutorial is sure to provide a jolt of inspiration.

Henry Anderson  |  Jan 15, 2020  |  0 comments

Everybody loves buying new camera gear, us included, but have you ever thought it might be holding you back as a photographer? Maybe you should stop investing in new cameras, lenses, photo accessories and all those other fun things, and instead invest in yourself?

Dan Havlik  |  Jan 14, 2020  |  0 comments

Canon USA announced this morning that it has expanded its respected Explorers of Light professional photography education program to include five new members. Those members include the following pro photographers: landscape photographer Erin Babnik, car photographer Larry Chen, wedding and portrait photographer Sal Cincotta, wedding and portrait photographer Vanessa Joy, and outdoor photographer Zak Noyle.

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.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 13, 2020  |  1 comments

The difference between making captivating portraits and those that don’t quite work often requires nothing more than some solid advice from an expert. If you’re struggling to capture stunning portraits, the quick video below may forever change your technique. 

Jason Schneider  |  Jan 10, 2020  |  0 comments

Full frame digital cameras have been a dominant force in the imaging marketplace for quite some time, and as we begin 2020 “the year of perfect vision,” mirrorless cameras have clearly surpassed DSLRs in terms of new product introductions and overall sales figures. The reasons aren't hard to fathom.

Henry Anderson  |  Jan 09, 2020  |  0 comments

Do you ruin your landscape photos after you shoot them? Yes, Photoshop and Lightroom are both a blessing and a curse and overediting, under editing, or simply poorly editing photos on your computer can destroy a perfectly good image.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 07, 2020  |  0 comments

Whether you live in a big city or in a small town, shooting on the street is an accessible way to capture some striking scenes—both during the day and at night. In this helpful tutorial, a successful pro reveals his favorite camera settings to give street photos the WOW factor.

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