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Ron Leach Posted: Nov 21, 2016 0 comments

Petar Sabol Sharpeye is an award-winning Croatian photographer with a wide-ranging portfolio. One of his specialties is macro photography, and he’s created some unique images using a Meyer-Optik Goerlitz Trioplan 100mm f/2.8 “Soap Bubble” lens.

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Ron Leach Posted: Nov 21, 2016 0 comments

If you have shoeboxes of old prints in your closet, and no scanner to digitize them, Google’s new PhotoScan app may be just what you’re looking for. Available free for both iOS and Android, the simple app lets you digitize prints using your phone or tablet.

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Dan Havlik Posted: Nov 18, 2016 0 comments

This should be required viewing/reading for all photographers this weekend. Time magazine has launched its new “100 Photographs: The Most Influential Images of All Time” online project and it’s a feast of riches for anyone who cares about photography.

Jon Sienkiewicz Posted: Nov 18, 2016 0 comments

If you’ve ever lusted after a really fast lens—even faster than f/1.2—imagine how compelling the thought of an affordable f/0.95 lens might be. Well, buckle your gadget bags folks, because the Zhongyi Mitakon Speedmaster 25mm for Micro Four Thirds cameras is an f/0.95 that pops into the shopping cart for less than $400.  

Steve Bedell Posted: Nov 18, 2016 0 comments

I love testing the new and latest lighting gear. The transformation from the analog to the digital age has meant rapid advancements in both camera and lighting equipment. The advent of the self-contained, battery-powered monolight is one of the prime areas where the manufacturers are all producing lights that are just as capable and easy to use in the field as they are in the studio.

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Dan Havlik Posted: Nov 17, 2016 0 comments

Lightroom tutorials are always popular with Shutterbug readers so here’s one that’s as simple and effective as they get. In the 2:30+ minute how-to video below, Jordan from Sleeklens gives you some great tips on how to remove sensor dust from your image using Adobe Lightroom.

Dan Havlik Posted: Nov 17, 2016 0 comments

As photographer Jessica Dyer writes about this incredible slow motion video of a hummingbird: “Wait for it…and turn on the sound.”

Dan Havlik Posted: Nov 16, 2016 1 comments

While many if not most of our readers shoot images in Raw format most of the time, there are times when you want to shoot a JPEG file. For instance, when you shoot in Raw+JPEG mode. :-)

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Dan Havlik Posted: Nov 15, 2016 0 comments

Photographers have a new place to put all those high resolution images and massive 4K videos when they’re out shooting on the road. Seagate introduced the world’s largest capacity mobile drive today, the Backup Plus Portable 5TB drive.

Dan Havlik Posted: Nov 15, 2016 0 comments

Here’s a cool photography trick used to maximum effect. Dennis Stever is a Dubai-based photographer who is shooting an ongoing series where he positions his subjects so that it appears they are playing with the sun and the moon in their hands.

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