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Dan Havlik  |  Dec 14, 2018  |  0 comments

Maybe you saw the video we posted yesterday showing a pod of curious orcas (aka killer whales) following a lone swimmer off the coast of New Zealand. The amazing aerial video, which was shot by Dylan Brayshaw using a drone, quickly went viral and now Brayshaw has posted another video (embedded below) where he explains the backstory on the clip.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Dec 14, 2018  |  0 comments

There have been LOTs of videos in the last few years offering photography “hacks” to help give your images a unique look in no time. Here's another good one.

Dan Havlik  |  Dec 13, 2018  |  0 comments

Now this is really beautiful if more than a bit heart-stopping. In the incredible video below shot from above by a drone off the coast of New Zealand, you can see a group of orcas (aka killer whales) closely follow a lone swimmer near to shore.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Dec 13, 2018  |  0 comments

One of our favorite ongoing photography shows on YouTube is “4 Photographers Shoot the Same Model,” which just dropped its ninth episode on Jessica Kobeissi’s popular channel. In Episode 9, Kobeissi teams up with Brandon Woefel, Jon Sams, and Zach Allia to photograph model Sydney Harper.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Dec 12, 2018  |  0 comments

Travel photographer Pierre T. Lambert admits he’s not a drone photography pro (in fact, he recently lost a drone when it crashed in the Philippines), so he teamed up with two people who are pros to create the below video on “7 Secretes to CRUSH Drone Photography Today!”

Scott Kelby  |  Dec 12, 2018  |  0 comments

Q: A picture in a computer hard drive is sent to a printer for printing via a USB cable. The same picture from the same computer from the same hard drive is sent to the same printer via Wi-Fi. Will both prints be of the same quality or will there be some minor unnoticeable differences?

Joe Farace  |  Dec 11, 2018  |  0 comments

Tamron’s new SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 lens ($1299) continues a trend that many camera and lens manufacturers have embraced in recent years. This new Tamron 15-30mm lens is fast, big, expensive and designed for photographers who expect optical excellence. As part of Tamron’s Di lens series, the SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 is available for Canon and Nikon full-frame DSLRs and APS-C cameras where it produces a 24-48mm equivalent focal length range.

Maria Piscopo  |  Dec 11, 2018  |  0 comments

The lure and magic of wildlife and nature images tempts many photographers to jump into the field. However, it’s not nearly as easy as many aspiring pros think or hope. The all-important “look before you leap” challenges to this photo field can be considerable and the start-up time longer than the usual commercial photography business.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Dec 10, 2018  |  0 comments

Professional photographer Michael Sasser gets a lot of questions from aspiring pros, including two that are the most common: 1) How do I find models?; 2) Who is getting paid, me or the model?

Joe Farace  |  Dec 07, 2018  |  0 comments

When it comes to purchasing a first camera for new photographers, you can seek recommendations from a friend, or members of a camera club (if you belong to one), or the person behind the counter at your favorite store. You can even consult reviews from blogs and YouTube. You can also choose not to do any of these things.

Dan Havlik  |  Dec 07, 2018  |  1 comments

They are three of the most talked about full frame mirrorless cameras on the market right now: the 30.3MP Canon EOS R, the 45.6MP Nikon Z7 and the 42.4MP Sony A7R III. Which one is the best of this power trio?

Ron Leach  |  Dec 06, 2018  |  0 comments

When Nikon announced the first two models in their new Z Series of full-frame mirrorless cameras, they provided an intriguing choice for both advanced amateurs and pros. The Nikon Z7 features a 45.7MP sensor for those photographers who desire maximum resolution, while the new Z6 is a more nimble, 25.4MP model that Nikon describes as the perfect “all-rounder.”

Shutterbug Staff  |  Dec 06, 2018  |  0 comments

Travel photographer Pierre T. Lambert is currently doing a “7-Day Challenge,” where he shoots everything with just a 24mm F/1.4 lens. Last week we shared his street photography tips for using a wide-angle lens and now here are his astrophotography tips with the same 24mm lens.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Dec 06, 2018  |  0 comments

If you’re just getting started in Photoshop, or if you just want to brush up on some of your raw skills (pun intended), watch the below tutorial from Aaron Nace of Phlearn on “How to Work with Raw Images in Photoshop.”

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