Steve Meltzer Posted: Nov 11, 2015 0 comments

After 140 years of photography, camera design has reached something of a pinnacle with today’s DSLRs and mirrorless cameras. But along the way to our digital era there were lots of false starts and dead ends. These were unusual cameras that had their brief moment and then simply disappeared.

The Editors Posted: Nov 10, 2015 1 comments

Our Shutterbug Photo of the Day by Linn Smith features a beautiful snowy egret skimming the mirror like surface of the water. 

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Cynthia Boylan Posted: Nov 10, 2015 0 comments

In the amazing two-minute video below, photographer and filmmaker Sawyer Hartman dramatically transforms six still images into what he refers to as “living photos."

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Dan Havlik Posted: Nov 10, 2015 1 comments

The below video, which is quickly making the rounds of social media, shows a confrontation between freelance photographer and University of Missouri student Tim Tai and demonstrators during the ongoing campus-wide protest over perceived racial injustice at the school.

Barry Tanenbaum Posted: Nov 10, 2015 0 comments

John Conn has photographed landscapes, landmarks, and the underwater world, but his passion for documentary storytelling has resulted in his most compelling images: apartheid-era South Africa, residents of a Bowery flophouse, patients in a cancer hospice, the subways of 1970s New York City, and, starting three years ago, the homeless of Manhattan.<

Jon Sienkiewicz Posted: Nov 10, 2015 0 comments

Long, long ago in a land far away, photo hobbyists often used yellow filters on their lenses when shooting black-and-white film. Monochrome film was a bit more sensitive to blue light back in those days, and that caused skies and clouds to blend and become an indistinguishable mess. For reasons we’ll see later, green filters were often used for portraits.

The Editors Posted: Nov 09, 2015 0 comments

Our Shutterbug Photo of the Day by Rico Leffanta is a well-crafted close up of a tiny gecko enjoying a delicious sweet treat.

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Shutterbug Staff Posted: Nov 09, 2015 0 comments

Macphun Software and Trey Ratcliff, a popular HDR photographer with over nine million fans, have announced the launch of their co-developed photo editing software, Aurora HDR.

Dan Havlik Posted: Nov 09, 2015 0 comments

If this is a photography trend, it’s one we like. Last month we told you about a photographer who attached a GoPro camera to his DSLR to show what it’s like to shoot a football game. Now another photographer, inspired by that cool clip, has attached a GoPro to his DSLR to give you a POV perspective on what it’s like to capture a dance music concert.

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Dan Havlik Posted: Nov 09, 2015 0 comments

If you think sports photographers are an underappreciated lot, check out this video that shows just how much athletes really care about sideline shutterbugs.


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