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Henry Anderson  |  Oct 12, 2021  |  0 comments

If you're a photographer who is considering upgrading from the Apple iPhone 12 Pro to the recently released iPhone Pro 13, the video below is for you. In the iPhone comparison, photographer Anita Sadowska pits the 13 Pro vs the 12 Pro to see which one performs better for portraits.

 |  Sep 28, 2021  |  0 comments

Do you constantly worry whether your photos are getting enough likes on Instagram and elsewhere on social media? Do you find yourself always trying to create images that appeal more to a general audience than your artistic vision?

Ron Leach  |  May 25, 2021  |  0 comments

If your creative juices are running low, and you need a jolt of inspiration, the quick video below is exactly what you need. You’ll pick up a bunch of simple tips, in less than three minutes, for creating eye-popping images than make people ask, “How did you do that?”

Ron Leach  |  May 11, 2021  |  0 comments

It’s probably safe to say spring has finally sprung across most of the country, and the new season brings with it an abundance of photo opportunities at nearby parks, a walk around the block, and even in your own backyard.

Ron Leach  |  May 06, 2021  |  0 comments

Even experienced photographers know that creativity can be a fickle friend. Sometimes you’re full of inspiration, while other times the doldrums set in and your vision runs dry.

Dan Havlik  |  Dec 10, 2020  |  1 comments

What if there was one app that could fix the worst case of blur in a photo with just the click of a button? Well, there's a much-talked-about new piece of image software that promises to do just that and, according to a recent test by software guru Unmesh Dinda of PiXimperfect, it's surprisingly effective.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Oct 05, 2020  |  0 comments

We often share tips, tricks and advice to help you with your photos but, as every photographer knows, cameras and smartphones also shoot video, which can be a lot of fun to get creative with as well. In the below quick and easy tutorial, the popular Jordi Koalitic team presents five awesome and easy tricks that are guaranteed to make your videos go viral.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Aug 28, 2020  |  0 comments

Selfie Sticks predate the smartphone by several years. But it wasn’t until all mobile telephones adopted the (more or less) same thin, flat, rectangular shape that universal selfie holders could flourish. Here we look at five great ways to hold your phone in the best position for self-portraits, steady video clips, vlogging or Zoom.

Dan Havlik  |  Apr 03, 2020  |  0 comments

Yes, there are times when you may not have your trusty DSLR or mirrorless camera, tripod and a bag full of lenses with you, and want to capture a gorgeous landscape. What do you do?

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 people in photos look amazing?

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.

Henry Anderson  |  Dec 16, 2019  |  0 comments

Smartphones have gotten really good at shooting photos but how good? In the below video, photographer Pierre T. Lambert pits an $800 Google Pixel 4 smartphone against his trusty $5000 Sony A7R III & 16-35mm f/2.8 lens combo in a series of photo challenges.

Steve Meltzer  |  Nov 06, 2019  |  1 comments

A smartphone is, in a way, the gateway drug that can lead to a lifelong addiction to photography. For millions of aspiring photographers, these multi-purpose devices are their first introduction to image-making and many smartphone users eventually get hooked on the craft.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Oct 10, 2019  |  0 comments

Looking for a way to spice up your images? Crafty Panda is back with 11 "creative photo tricks and Instagram photo hacks" you can try today with your camera or smart phone.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Sep 26, 2019  |  0 comments

Sony offered to loan me an Xperia 1 mobile phone for 30 days. I thought it was a mistake at first. My (first) name is pretty common; I’m not a phone guy. My last cell phone had a rotary dial and a whip antenna. But I heard that the Sony Xperia 1 had some of the most sophisticated camera features around, so I cautiously accepted and approached the product the same way I approach cameras. Here is what I found.

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