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Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 19, 2019  |  0 comments

There are no shortcuts in life but what about in photography? Yes, it's important to spend time learning the fundamentals of photography but there are also many tips, tricks, and techniques that will improve your imaging results quickly.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 18, 2019  |  0 comments

Are you always looking for new angles to bring to your street photography? In the below video from Dean Tucker (aka VisualRev) he breezes though 10 clever street photography hacks in under two minutes.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 18, 2019  |  0 comments

You don't need to head into the great outdoors to shoot macro photos. Sure, close-ups of flowers and insects are cool and all but there are many awesome macro shots you can do right inside your home.

Dan Havlik  |  Apr 17, 2019  |  0 comments

Getting the right white balance in your photos is a lot easier than you think. In the below video for Shutterbug, photographer and Photoshop guru Scott Kelby shares a simple tip on how to nail white balance, even in sticky lighting situations.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 16, 2019  |  0 comments

For someone who has put out videos showing how to get sharp photos every time, it's interesting that photographer Pierre T. Lambert is now saying that "sharp photos are overrated." But he has a point to make and he does so in the below tutorial.

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 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 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.

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

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.

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 05, 2019  |  0 comments

If you are considering using lens filters for photography or video, there are a few things you should know before you get started. In the below video, travel photographer Pierre T. Lambert shares his experiences with some of the "biggest problems" with using UV, polarizing or ND filters with your camera and lens set-up.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 04, 2019  |  0 comments

Static photos of stationary objects do not need to look boring. In fact, there are many ways to give your static photos an eye-catching "dynamic edge" that will get viewers to stop and look twice.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 03, 2019  |  0 comments

Choosing photography gear is one of the easiest and hardest things you'll do as a photographer. It's easy because picking a new camera or lens can be a fun and exciting (though often expensive) experience. But it's also hard because there are so many photo gear choices out there, all of which are likely put a big dent in your bank account.

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