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Ron Leach Posted: Aug 24, 2016 0 comments

The Wing from Edelkrone is a portable, manual tripod attachment that delivers silky smooth camera movements without rails and folds into a tiny package that fits in your pocket. It provides a travel distance four times its size and moves with your camera to stay outside your shot.

Ron Leach Posted: Aug 24, 2016 0 comments

Yaw Addae is an enterprising and creative New York taxi driver from Ghana who photographs his passengers while he saves money to start a production company. He says the flexible schedule of a cabbie gives him plenty of time to pursue a variety of creative pursuits.

Ron Leach Posted: Aug 24, 2016 0 comments

If you’ve never heard of “sea fireflies” until today, join the club. These tiny bioluminescent shrimp live off the Southern coast of Japan where they are referred to as “umihotaru” and make amazing photo subjects. 

George Schaub Posted: Aug 23, 2016 0 comments

The Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) member magazines recently convened for their General Assembly to vote for the best photo and imaging products launched by the industry in the last 12 months. The voting took place during the General Assembly that was held in spring 2016 in San Francisco, California.

Staff Posted: Aug 23, 2016 0 comments

While Shutterbug reader Robert Dunham dreams of shooting the vast landscapes in Montana, he has found “great wonder and satisfaction in shooting macro” at his North Carolina home. He combines his two favorite pastimes, gardening and photography, by “taking a bunch of gear to the garden and splitting time between the spade and the camera.”

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Dan Havlik Posted: Aug 22, 2016 0 comments

We've alll seen them: people who want to ruin a perfectly good meal by taking a lame photo of it to post on Instagram.

Ron Leach Posted: Aug 22, 2016 0 comments

While most athletes have already returned home from the Rio Olympics, a small army of photographers and technicians are still busy packing up photo gear, miles of cable, and the latest digital technology. The video below gives you a look at all the equipment used by Associated Press photographers at the 2016 games.

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Ron Leach Posted: Aug 22, 2016 0 comments

We’ve posted some really beautiful timelapse videos lately—all of which were captured in the great outdoors. Now, thanks to clever photographer/woodworker Frank Howarth, you can learn how to make your own orbiting timelapse rig for creating interesting imagery in your home studio.

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Ron Leach Posted: Aug 22, 2016 0 comments

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have been sending back some incredible images—many of which can be viewed at NASA’s online image gallery.  The incredible photograph you see here is one of our all-time favorites.

Jon Sienkiewicz Posted: Aug 19, 2016 0 comments

I’ve been taking pictures for so long that when I began, practically all cameras were made in Japan or Germany, ISO was spelled ASA and image files were paper folders where sleeves of negatives were stored.

Despite my ample experience, there are mistakes that I make over and over again—not every time I go out, thankfully, and not even every week—but often enough. Do you do these too?

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