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Scott Kelby Posted: Dec 15, 2015 0 comments

One of the things I love about sports photography is that no matter which sport you’re shooting, the actual camera techniques themselves have an awful lot in common. For example, while baseball and tennis are very different sports, the skills you need and the settings you use for shooting both are just about the same. To help you capture better images of “the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat,” here are my top 10 tips to help you no matter which sport you’re shooting.

The Editors Posted: Dec 14, 2015 0 comments

Our Shutterbug Photo of the Day by Christopher Fridley features a tranquil stream hidden in the lush green forest.

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Cynthia Boylan Posted: Dec 14, 2015 0 comments

The humorous (and sadly, all too true) video below by Nils Langenbacher was created using bits of live international news broadcasts and various home videos. Titled “Photographer FAIL Compilation,” this is nearly twelve solid minutes of photographic mishap fun.

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Shutterbug Staff Posted: Dec 13, 2015 52 comments

Register to win a Samsung NX500 Camera ($799.99 Retail Value) we are giving away.

According to the company:

"Samsung NX500 (launched in 2015 – priced at $799.99 This camera is blazing fast and powerful like a DSLR, but without the bulk. It can capture 4K video all within a slim, sleek and pocket-able body. The camera features Wi-Fi for quick sharing and on-the-go traveling. The NX500 is available in black, white and brown. "

[This Sweepstakes is now closed.]

Jon Sienkiewicz Posted: Dec 13, 2015 0 comments

Here are seven affordable photo gifts that are fun to give or receive. Prices range from $25 to $99 and all can be ordered from the comfort of your keyboard. Happy holidays!

Jon Sienkiewicz Posted: Dec 11, 2015 0 comments

Just in time to add some nostalgic film effects to our holiday photos, Alien Skin has released Exposure X, a greatly enhanced refinement of its popular imaging software package. In its latest incarnation, Exposure X is designed to deliver image organization and editing—and it does an elegant job of both. But its greatest strength, as I see it, still lies in accurately emulating the look of film of all types, vintage and modern. Here is a close up view of how that works.

Blaine Harrington Posted: Dec 11, 2015 0 comments

It wasn’t long ago that I began to notice I had competition—and I’m not talking about other travel photographers.

Barry Tanenbaum Posted: Dec 11, 2015 0 comments

He lives in a historic California gold-mining town about an hour out of San Diego, so the props for Ed Masterson’s Old West images are easy to come by: a barrel borrowed from a nearby winery, a pistol from a friend’s gun collection, a book from an antique shop, weathered wood from old barns nearby, and so on.

Jason Schneider Posted: Dec 10, 2015 5 comments

I’ve been collecting cameras for (ahem) well over half a century. But unlike many of my fellow film camera fanatics, I actually use these things to make pictures, which is a lot more fun. That’s why all the cameras on my 10 Favorites list below are prime, high-performance user-collectibles capable of outstanding image quality that can give those digital upstarts a run for the money. Yes, shooting film is a lot less convenient, and more expensive than shooting digital, but if you enjoy being a contrarian, iconoclast or outlier, being a Film Dinosaur is a great way to go.

Joe Farace Posted: Dec 10, 2015 0 comments

Each month in this column I gather a collection of websites, sometimes with a loosely related theme. This month’s sites have little in common except an excellence of vision, proving they are not only most uncommon but the result of hard work.

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