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Jeff Van Scoyk  |  Nov 28, 2022  |  0 comments

We are surrounded by people and places. Add a camera and you have everything you need for street photography.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 28, 2022  |  0 comments

We regularly urge you to try something different, capture images outside your comfort zone, and create photos that stand out from the rest. Today’s beginners guide to panorama photography is a great way to do exactly that.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 28, 2022  |  0 comments

If your outdoor photographs often have blown-out highlights, crushed shadows, or a combination of both, our guess is that you’re not using exposure bracketing to perfect exposure when shooting in difficult lighting conditions. The tutorial below quickly explains how it’s done.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 28, 2022  |  0 comments

What if we told you there are six easy Lightroom tricks that can turn good images into great ones? If that sounds too good to be true, watch the nine-minute tutorial below from our friends at The Phlog Photography YouTube channel.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Nov 24, 2022  |  0 comments

This story first appeared in 2008 and was replayed in 2015. Another seven years have passed, so it’s time to resurrect it from the archives. It’s about a special moment between a man and his Pentax K20D.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 23, 2022  |  0 comments

Landscape photography is challenging enough, with ever-changing light, weather concerns, and complex scenes, that the last thing you want to do is to spoil your effort by making unnecessary mistakes. In the tutorial below you’ll learn how to confront errors that limit your chance of success.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 23, 2022  |  0 comments

Cropping photos is easy, right? You start with either a horizontal or vertical photo and trim it a bit to get tighter or remove distracting elements. Of if you want to be really wild (and have enough resolution) maybe you crop in a way that transforms a portrait orientation into a landscape perspective.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 23, 2022  |  0 comments

Curves is a very powerful and sometimes misunderstood ingredient for processing photos, and it’s not limited to Photoshop and Lightroom. In fact, just about any image-editing application you use likely includes a Curves tool.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 22, 2022  |  0 comments

If you’re in the market for an ultra-wide lens you’ve probably noticed they’re available in two basic configurations; fisheye and rectilinear. So what’s he difference, and which type best suits your needs?

Henry Anderson  |  Nov 22, 2022  |  0 comments

Boudoir photography is like other forms of portraiture in many ways. Composition and accurate exposure are important, and precise focus is a must. But flattering poses are particularly critical when shooting boudoir because the ultimate goal is a sensuous result.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Nov 22, 2022  |  0 comments

It’s been almost one year since the holiday season was upon us. Since then, all the factories and shops with amazing photography products have been working like mad to create the latest and greatest gear for your photography needs. Now is the time, to add to your list the best things to put a smile on your loved one’s face during the upcoming holidays. Luckily, you don’t have to put in the legwork. We took the time to put together a holiday guide with the best products you can find this year (we don’t skimp on details). Take a look and get those fingers warmed up for some gift wrapping. Happy holidays!

Ron Leach  |  Nov 21, 2022  |  0 comments

Good photographers are always looking for ways to make their images stand out from the rest, and one way to do that is by trying something different. In the tutorial below you’ll learn an easy way to do exactly that with a basic introduction to multiple exposure photography.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 21, 2022  |  0 comments

As one of our favorite pros insists, “Lightroom’s histogram is one of the most important things to understand in photography.” If you’re new to this powerful tool, the beginners guide below from our friends at The Phlog Photography will get you up to speed in barely eight minutes.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Nov 18, 2022  |  0 comments

One of my favorite camera straps and a brand that’s widely used by professionals is going away. I’m sad to confirm the rumors that UPstrap production is ending soon, likely by the end of this year. The message today is simple and clear: if you want to buy one of the professional camera straps that I think are the best on this planet, order one now.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 18, 2022  |  0 comments

Everyone knows how shutter speed, aperture, and ISO interact to arrive at properly exposed photos. But nailing exposure is only part of the challenge if you want to create images with maximum impact.

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