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Shutterbug Staff Posted: Jan 12, 2016 13 comments

Register to win a Aries Blackbird X10 Drone from Adorama ($498.00 Retail Value) we are giving away.

According to the company:

"Whether you are an imaging professional or a serious enthusiast, this is the perfect vehicle to unleash your vision beyond the limits of common still and video photography."

[This Sweepstakes is now closed.]

The Editors Posted: Jan 12, 2016 0 comments

Our Shutterbug Photo of the Day by Tom Carroll offers the viewer a beautiful vision in scarlet. The black geometric shape of the pier is a stark counterpoint to the red tinted sky above and water below.

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Cynthia Boylan Posted: Jan 12, 2016 0 comments

What's the latest buzz in photo printing? Meet the Ripple Maker, an innovative new device that  customizes a cup of coffee by "printing" photos on top of the coffee foam. This isn’t a coffee maker; it doesn’t brew the coffee, it simply uses tiny coffee bean drops to color the white cream foam on the surface of the coffee to create the images in just a few seconds—and without affecting the taste of the drink.

Staff Posted: Jan 12, 2016 0 comments

THE GOODS is a new feature in Shutterbug that spotlights the hottest premium photo gear out there.

Barry Tanenbaum Posted: Jan 12, 2016 0 comments

Midway in my talk with Daryl Hawk about his travel photography, he mentioned that it was relatively easy for him to approach people and get their okays for impromptu portrait sessions. “I’m polite, I know something of their culture, and I spend time with them,” he said. Then he added, “And I speak a universal language.”

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Cynthia Boylan Posted: Jan 11, 2016 0 comments

The hilarious video below from Bored Badger provides a countdown of their top 25 perfectly timed photos. The images range from beautiful to interesting, weird and downright funny and they are all the product of either pure dumb luck or epic photography skills.

The Editors Posted: Jan 11, 2016 0 comments

Our Shutterbug Photo of the Day by Matt Stirn is a beautiful study of color and form. The dark shape of the landscape is the perfect frame for the dramatic colors of the northern lights above. 

Dan Havlik Posted: Jan 11, 2016 0 comments

We’re still in shock over the death today of legendary musician and artist David Bowie. Someone who knew Bowie more than most folks was renowned fashion photographer Brian Duffy who, between 1972 and 1980, worked with Bowie on five photo projects, including three of his most famous album covers.

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Cynthia Boylan Posted: Jan 11, 2016 0 comments

The very helpful video below from AdoramaTV will teach you how to do three quick lighting set-ups for portrait photography even if you're only given one second with your subject,. The idea, which is demonstrated in the video by Daniel Norton, came from a recent Sports Illustrated photo shoot by Alexis Cuarezma where the photographer was given just about a minute to create perfect portraits of various athletes.

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Cynthia Boylan Posted: Jan 11, 2016 0 comments

Here is another video from innovative artist Mathieu Stern (number 6 in his "Weird Lens Challenge" creative series) and this time he is testing a large format camera lens from 1880—this was one of the first lenses to feature an iris diaphragm.


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