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Shutterbug Staff  |  Jul 10, 2020  |  0 comments

Shutterbug recently teamed up with GuruShots for a unique photo challenge titled "Humans in Nature." The challenge asked photographers to explore the complex relationship between humans and nature in their work.

Henry Anderson  |  Jul 10, 2020  |  0 comments

Shutterbug readers seems to really love our crazy food photography tips so here's something in a similar vein to get you off to a fun start this weekend. In the below video, all of the everyday objects you see are actually cakes.

The Editors  |  Jul 09, 2020  |  0 comments

Canon just announced the much-hyped new Canon EOS R5 and Canon EOS R6 mirrorless cameras along with a raft of new photo products including several professional lenses and a printer. We talked to seven photographers who have actually tested this exciting new Canon camera gear to get their impressions of what these products are like to shoot and print with.

Ron Leach  |  Jul 09, 2020  |  0 comments

Regardless of one’s level of expertise, and the equipment we own, just about every photographer aspires to capture professional looking images. Of course that’s far easier said than done. One way to get on the right path is to pick up some valuable advice from an internationally acclaimed pro.

Ron Leach  |  Jul 08, 2020  |  0 comments

If you’re one of those photographers who stow their gear after the sun drops below the horizon, you’re missing out on some great opportunities. And if you think nighttime photography is complicated, the video below will quickly change your mind.

Joel Lewis  |  Jul 08, 2020  |  1 comments

Handy advice for capturing one of the summer's most popular locations for photography.

Dan Havlik  |  Jul 08, 2020  |  0 comments

We love it when pro photographers recommend their favorite gear because nothing beats having an expert opinion. In the below video, long-time portrait photographer Miguel Quiles who runs a popular YouTube channel, shares what he says is the best background for portrait photography.

Ron Leach  |  Jul 07, 2020  |  0 comments

One of the byproducts of today’s digital age, especially among young photographers who have never shot film, is a lack of appreciation for lens filters. Sure, some filters can be replicated in post processing, but there are some that cannot.

Ron Leach  |  Jul 07, 2020  |  0 comments

All outdoor photographers have experienced the dilemma of coming upon a scene that would make a stunning image, were it not for the dull light. But all is not lost, as you’ll see in the video below, demonstrating how to magically transform a flat photo by painting with light in Photoshop.

Dan Havlik  |  Jul 06, 2020  |  0 comments

One of the biggest mistakes you can make in Photoshop or Lightroom is to overedit your photos, right? You know what we're talking about: it's when you or a photographer you know (who shall remain nameless) makes so many software tweaks to an image that it starts to look garish and fake.

Henry Anderson  |  Jul 06, 2020  |  0 comments

We've shared amazing footage of nature on Shutterbug before including this slow-moving lava flow consuming an entire car in Hawaii and this intense wind that appears to make a forest breathe.

Dan Havlik  |  Jul 03, 2020  |  0 comments

Summer is a great time to go to the beach but now, more than ever, it's important to avoid the crowds. Along with keeping a safe social distance from others at the beach, photographers want to keep their photo shoots free from distracting people in the background.

Dan Havlik  |  Jul 02, 2020  |  0 comments

Food photography is an awesome artform you can do at home, which is a great thing now that so many people are spending a lot of time indoors. It's also a fun way to make your friends jealous when you share all your mouth-watering food photos on Facebook and Instagram.

Ron Leach  |  Jul 02, 2020  |  0 comments

Thoughtful composition is essential for the creation of great landscape images, and many photographers are under the impression that a well-framed photo is solely accomplished in the camera. But as you’ll see in the video below, “Composition doesn’t end in the field,” and there’s a lot you can do in post processing to “massively improve your photos.”

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