Joe Farace Posted: Feb 26, 2016 0 comments

Here are some tips I discovered when researching this month’s column. One was from my wife who uses this technique all the time—smile! And you know what, people smile back, making you appear friendly and non-threatening. The other was from Michael Archambault, who suggests you “acknowledge that street photography is not perfect.” Or as my grandfather once told me, “If you spend your whole life looking for happiness, it’ll make you miserable.”

Staff Posted: Feb 26, 2016 0 comments

Jim Graham captured this adorable image of a sleeping sled dog in front of a majestic backdrop during a trip this past summer to Greenland. The image was shot in Ilulissat, which is in western Greenland, approximately 220 miles north of the Arctic Circle.

Jon Sienkiewicz Posted: Feb 25, 2016 0 comments

What’s normal? Not asking about your weird uncle Walter who puts mayonnaise on his French fries—and his spaghetti. When photography went digital, understanding focal lengths became much more difficult. Let’s unravel a few of the mysteries so that we can make better educated decisions about lenses.

Dan Havlik Posted: Feb 25, 2016 0 comments

There’s not much we can say about this video other than the fact that photographers should really know when to say when.

The Editors Posted: Feb 24, 2016 3 comments

We’ve chosen Lorenzo Cassina’s touching images of animals many times as our Shutterbug Photo of the Day and he has delivered once again with this moody monochrome of a Florida panther.

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Shutterbug Staff Posted: Feb 24, 2016 46 comments

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The Editors Posted: Feb 23, 2016 1 comments

Our Shutterbug Photo of the Day by Douglas Croft shows a grizzly gear getting a mouthful in Katmai National Park in Alaska.

Shutterbug Staff Posted: Feb 23, 2016 0 comments

Along with this morning’s lens announcement, Sigma just introduced the new compact Sigma sd Quattro and Sigma sd Quattro H mirrorless camera systems with Foveon Quattro sensors. The Sigma sd Quattro features an APS-C sized sensor and the Sigma sd Quattro H has a slightly larger APS-H sized sensor.

Shutterbug Staff Posted: Feb 23, 2016 0 comments

Sigma announced two new APS-C format lenses this morning: the Sigma 50-100mm F1.8 DC HSM Art Lens and the Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lens.

Jack Neubart Posted: Feb 23, 2016 0 comments

Documentary photography, street photography, photojournalism, news photography, the photo essay—at their best, each records moments in time where man, nature, or machine impacts the surrounding universe. Centered in Rochester, New York, George Eastman, the man, and Eastman Kodak, the company, changed the universe around them as they rose to prominence. And when Eastman Kodak fell, a tidal wave broke on the shoulders of a city and its people.