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Jason Schneider  |  Oct 18, 2019  |  0 comments

Aimed at sophisticated shooters who don't mind spending a bit more on a small camera (instead of using their smart phone), the five best premium compact cameras in this buying guide have large sensors and robust feature sets that deliver outstanding performance and superior image control.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 17, 2019  |  0 comments

Los Angeles-based boudoir photographer Michael Sasser recently started shooting with a Fujifilm GFX 50R, a 51.4MP medium format camera in a compact, rangefinder-style body. This is unusual for Sasser since he typically shoots with Sony full frame mirrorless cameras.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Oct 17, 2019  |  0 comments

Kenko Tokina just announced the new Tokina ATX-i 11-16mm F2.8 CF super wide-angle zoom lens for crop-sensor DSLR cameras from Nikon and Canon. According to Kenko Tokina, this new lens is designed for photographers who specialize in landscape, architecture, documentary, environmental portraits, and night sky imagery.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Oct 17, 2019  |  0 comments

Olympus just unveiled the compact new Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III mirrorless camera, which the company says borrows much of its imaging technology from the professional level E-M1 Mark II, one of our favorite cameras of 2017.

Henry Anderson  |  Oct 16, 2019  |  0 comments

If you're a beginner photographer and you're struggling to pose men who aren't models on a photo shoot, check out the video below from Jessica Whitaker. In the easy portrait photography tutorial, Whitaker shares "20 pose ideas for men who aren't models."

Shutterbug Staff  |  Oct 16, 2019  |  0 comments

This photo showing a Tibetan fox about to attack a frightened marmot in China's Qilian Mountains just won the top prize in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. The image was shot by Bao Yongqing, who is the director and chief ecological photographer of the Qilian Mountain Nature Conservation Association of China.

Steve Meltzer  |  Oct 15, 2019  |  0 comments

I shoot most of my photos using the LCD screen on the back of my cameras rather than looking through the eyepiece viewfinder. I prefer the LCD screen for several reasons and I think other photographers should seriously consider how the rear monitor can actually make photography easier and your images better.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 14, 2019  |  0 comments

At one point, Adobe's Lightroom software was new to all of us and, to be honest, we made a few mistakes. That's fine. The idea though is to not keep on repeating those Lightroom mistakes, which brings us to Photoshop guru Lucy Martin's super helpful video below.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Oct 14, 2019  |  0 comments

Photographer Manny Ortiz is back with another portrait photography how-to video and this time he shows you three classic tips that will improve your photos. In the below tutorial, Ortiz once again calls on his lovely model wife Diana to pose so he can demonstrate how to use the following composition techniques to up your portrait game.

Henry Anderson  |  Oct 11, 2019  |  0 comments

Light the way to better photos with the below video from Run N Gun that shows you 9 awesome lighting hacks for photography in just 90 seconds. The lighting tricks can be applied to portrait photos or any sort of scene or setting where you want to add drama or creative luminance.

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.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 10, 2019  |  0 comments

Nikon followed up its budget camera announcement this morning with a new lens designed more for the 1%. The company officially took the wraps off the Nikkor Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct lens, which is the fastest Nikkor lens to date and one of its most expensive primes in history.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 10, 2019  |  0 comments

Nikon has introduced a new Z series mirrorless camera that will sell for under $860. This new budget-oriented camera is the Nikon Z50, which uses an APS-C sized (aka DX-format), 20.9MP sensor.

Jason Schneider  |  Oct 09, 2019  |  0 comments

Prime lenses, unlike zooms, provide only a single fixed focal length. Despite that limitation prime lenses can be versatile, proficient picture takers that are smaller and lighter than comparable zooms and often deliver superior image quality along with wider apertures.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Oct 09, 2019  |  0 comments

Long exposure photography seems like it could be a challenge. If you follow some basic principles, however, you'll be capturing some spectacular long exposure landscape shots in no time.

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