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Staff Posted: Aug 16, 2016 0 comments

Shutterbug readers were ready for their close-ups with this month’s Picture This! assignment.

Ron Leach Posted: Aug 15, 2016 0 comments

OK, we admit it: We’re so enthralled by the insane 83X focal range of Nikon’s Coolpix P900 superzoom camera that every so often we have to post a demo video, just because. With its amazing built-in 24-2000mm lens, the P900 is impossible to beat if you want to travel light and have compositional options galore.

Ron Leach Posted: Aug 15, 2016 0 comments

Canadians Cici and Clement were not only serious about each other, but they were so serious about their wedding photos that they hired Life Studios, Inc. of Vancouver to join them in Iceland to document the nuptials. And the resulting images are breathtaking.

Ron Leach Posted: Aug 15, 2016 0 comments

Australian photographer Cameron Spencer may have captured the most iconic image of the Rio Olympics yesterday.

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Dan Havlik Posted: Aug 12, 2016 0 comments

If you’ve ever considered trying to make a few extra bucks shooting quality real estate photos, here’s a good video primer on how to get quality shots from photographer Troy Nikolic.

Jon Sienkiewicz Posted: Aug 11, 2016 0 comments

The “Back to School” bug bit me and I volunteered to teach a digital photography workshop at my local library. You may have had the same inclination at one time or another, but never got around to putting together a syllabus and some example images. Here are a few tips that will help you create an informative, worthwhile photo class for your community.

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The Editors Posted: Aug 11, 2016 0 comments

Hello Shutterbug readers! We’re excited to tell you about a brand new feature we’re launching called Top Clicks. Top Clicks is where we’ll single out our favorite photo gear, whether it’s a new camera, new lens, new photo bag, accessory or piece of imaging software for being best in class and anoint it with a (soon-to-be) coveted Top Clicks award, the icon for which you see in this column.

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Ron Leach Posted: Aug 11, 2016 0 comments

Krzystof Chomicz in an intrepid Polish photographer who crawled through thick mud to rescue a stranded white-tailed eagle trapped in the sludge near the coastal town of Swinoujscie. A drone captured the difficult and dangerous exploit.

Ron Leach Posted: Aug 11, 2016 0 comments

Photographing fireflies is a “thing” in Japan, where every summer photographers venture out in the early evening to capture these winged insects painting the landscape fantastic. These “lightnin’ bugs” also do their illuminating dance in the Southern United States, so you may want to try photographing their bioluminescence yourself.

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Ron Leach Posted: Aug 11, 2016 0 comments

Photographers loved the now-discontinued Pentax K-5 IIs DSLR for its rugged, magnesium body and it’s weatherproof/cold-resistant design. Brian Maneely is one such shooter whose Penax K-5 IIs recently survived being doused with fire retardant and then hosed off with water while shooting a California wildfire.

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Ron Leach Posted: Aug 10, 2016 0 comments

Three years ago photographer/filmmaker Matthew Maniego created quite a stir with a timelapse video of San Francisco entitled Paradise x SF. Now he’s released the stunning sequel he’s been working on since late 2013.  Watch the video below and prepared to be amazed.

Ron Leach Posted: Aug 10, 2016 0 comments

Michael Zagaris, aka “Z Man,” is a legendary rock and sports photographer who has photographed the likes of the Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, The Who, Madonna, Joe Montana and other icons. In the video below, you’ll go behind the scenes with Zagaris and learn some tricks for capturing priceless moments with emotion.

Ron Leach Posted: Aug 10, 2016 0 comments

We’ve seen some pretty incredible images come out of the Rio Olympics so far, but those shot by Getty photographer Al Bello are quite different than most: As you can see in the video below, Bello is employing Getty’s underwater robots to capture some awesome images during diving, swimming and other aquatic events.

Seth Shostak Posted: Aug 09, 2016 0 comments

In real-world shoots, both camera and subject are often moving. Six generations of photographers have fought this problem in their quest for images as sharp as a zoot suit. And nowhere is this fact of photographic life more obvious than when you’re trying to freeze the movement of wildlife. Whether you’re bagging African megafauna or trying to capture backyard beetles, stopping the motion is part of the assignment. So how do you do it?

Scott Kelby Posted: Aug 09, 2016 0 comments

Got Questions About Photography? Professional Photographer and Photoshop Expert Scott Kelby Has Got Answers.

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