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Dan Havlik  |  Feb 21, 2020  |  0 comments

It's taken him a while, but photographer Peter McKinnon has finally completed Part Three of his Camera Basics video series. To learn some essential camera knowledge, watch the free 15-minute tutorial below immediately.

Henry Anderson  |  Feb 14, 2020  |  0 comments

It's already mid-February 2020: how's your photography going? If you still need a dose of inspiration, try these five must-try photo ideas from Pierre T. Lambert explained in the video below to get your creative juices flowing.

Henry Anderson  |  Feb 13, 2020  |  0 comments

We love creativity in photography and YouTube sensation Jordi Koalitic is the king of creative photography tricks. In the below video, Koalitic travels to Qatar to share his latest imaging hacks, some of which might blow your mind.

Henry Anderson  |  Feb 10, 2020  |  0 comments

So let's say you don't have the budget of, for example, some of the amazing movies that were honored at the Oscars last night, but you still want to make something really cool. Check out the low budget camera tricks in the video below to find out how to get some mind-blowing shots with everyday items.

Jimmy Arcade  |  Feb 07, 2020  |  0 comments

I am a landscape photographer who has had no formal training in photography. Some photographers know—early on in their lives—that they were born to be photographers. I, on the other hand, was a late bloomer and didn’t know what I wanted to do until well after my college years.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Feb 06, 2020  |  0 comments

As photographers, we're always trying to make our subjects look better in portrait photos. But did you know there are quite a few tricks you can use to make you make people in photos look amazing?

Dan Havlik  |  Feb 05, 2020  |  0 comments

There's nothing better than a dramatic black-and-white street photography image. Getting a classic B&W street shot can be a challenge though.

Henry Anderson  |  Feb 04, 2020  |  0 comments

Have you ever wondered how to take awesome photographs of waterfalls? In the below video, landscape photographer Mads Peter Iversen shares nine tips on how to capture stunning images of waterfalls.

Dan Havlik  |  Jan 29, 2020  |  0 comments

Using manual mode on your camera can be intimidating to beginners. But it doesn't have to be. Even more importantly, you can easily use manual (i.e. M mode) on your camera to capture perfect exposed photos every time.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 29, 2020  |  0 comments

Every so often we post something a bit different, intended to illustrate the power of photography, give us pause, and cause us to reflect upon how provocative images have the ability change the way we view our world. This is one such post, with photo collages of people who live completely different lives.

Henry Anderson  |  Jan 24, 2020  |  0 comments

It's Friday, which is when we like to share some amazing camera tricks we've learned in the past week. Today, here's a video from 5-Minute Crafts with "27 Crazy Smart Photography Tricks" that will make you laugh, shake your head or, possibly, blow your mind.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 23, 2020  |  0 comments

It doesn’t take an experienced photographer to realize that uninspiring city scenes by day are often transformed into spectacular cityscapes once the sun drops below the horizon. What does require expertise, however, is an understanding of how to properly capture everything you see through the viewfinder at night.

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 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?

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?

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