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Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 12, 2019  |  0 comments

Pierre T. Lambert's street photography how-to videos are some of his most popular and now he's back with the latest installment for 2019. Called "Crushing Street Photography in 2019," Lambert shares more street photography tips including what settings to use and what gear is the best for capturing life on the street.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 12, 2019  |  0 comments

Spring is here, and summer is right around the corner, so it's time to brush up on your beach photography. Not only are beach photos fun and, potentially, flattering to your subject, they're a great way to share your work on social media. After all, who doesn't get jealous of someone in a swimsuit at the beach?

Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 11, 2019  |  0 comments

Photographer Pierre T. Lambert is someone who travels a lot and, sometimes, he gets to travel for free for his work. How does he do it? Well, in the below video he shares five ways you can travel for free as a photographer.

Dan Havlik  |  Apr 11, 2019  |  0 comments

Do you love your cute kitty Rufus or your darling dog Fluffy but hate that you can never get their eyes in focus in your photos? Those adorable critters do move fast when you're snapping pics, but Sony now has new autofocus technology to make sure they always look sharp, including their eyes.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 10, 2019  |  0 comments

Do you often find yourself fumbling with your camera's manual, trying to dig out information on how to change a specific setting? That's definitely a buzz-killer (not to mention a creativity killer) if you're out trying to capture something inspiring, such as a scene of nature in landscape photography.

Dan Havlik  |  Apr 10, 2019  |  0 comments

Canon's smallest DSLR just got smaller. Canon USA unveiled the EOS Rebel SL3 DSLR (called the EOS 250D internationally) this morning, which it says is the "smallest and lightest EOS DSLR camera" yet.

Deborah Sandidge  |  Apr 10, 2019  |  1 comments

The story here is not that you should carry a wide-angle lens—or even better, several of them. I carry two or three wide-angle lenses routinely, and like me, I'm sure you realize their value and their importance. This lens how-to story is about ideas for how you can use them to maximize their creative potential and their stunning effect.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 09, 2019  |  0 comments

One of the best things about Photoshop is being able to cut out or extract the subject of a photo from its surroundings. Of course, some cutouts are harder than others and some are dang near impossible because of intricate edges such as flyaway hair or surrounding ornamentation.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 09, 2019  |  0 comments

Not every portrait photographer has access to a professional model who knows how to "strike a pose," which makes your job a bit easier. In fact, many photographers who are just starting out use friends and family and their amateur posing techniques can be a bit awkward, to say the least.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 09, 2019  |  0 comments

Toy photography is a perennial favorite amongst Shutterbug readers and below are some more tips from a miniatures master. In the video from Adam Savage's Tested, toy photographer Johnny Wu (aka Sgt. Bananas) demonstrates how he creates blast effects in toy photography.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 08, 2019  |  0 comments

Last month we shared photographer Hayden Pedersen's latest video with 10 awesome photography ideas in 100 seconds. Now here's another, older video he put out with a similar clever theme: 10 Camera Hacks in Less than 100 Seconds.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 08, 2019  |  0 comments

Sony has unveiled two new tough external SSD drives that photographers will want to take a look at: the high-performance SL-M series and the standard compact SL-C series. For photographers who need to store their images on the go in challenging environments – such as travel photographers, outdoor photographers, sports photographers, wedding photographers, heck just about any photographer! – these new external Sony SSD could prove to be a handy mobile backup solution.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 08, 2019  |  0 comments

If you're just starting your career as a photographer, you're bound to make a few mistakes. And many of those mistakes, just might cost you money. Sometimes, a lot of money.

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