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Staff Posted: Nov 08, 2016 0 comments

The Goods spotlights the hottest premium photo gear out there. If you have a product you’d like considered for The Goods, e-mail images and info to editorial@shutterbug.com.

Ron Leach Posted: Nov 07, 2016 0 comments

Olympus has unveiled the versatile weatherproof, freezeproof and dustproof Twin Flash STF-8 that will let you keep shooting macro shots in the rain when other photographers run for cover. The sophisticated unit offers full TTL capability as well as auto-sync and the ability to manually select the output power from full all the way down to 1/128.

Ron Leach Posted: Nov 07, 2016 0 comments

If you need some inspiration to get your creative juices flowing, look no further than these top entries in the 2016 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year contest. The deadline for entries was last Friday, and the Editors at National Geographic have shared their favorites.

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Ron Leach Posted: Nov 07, 2016 0 comments

The gorgeous video below was created after spending several weeks at Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota. The beautiful park encompasses 340 square miles in the northernmost region of the state, and rewards visitors with pristine lakes, vibrant fall colors, and stunning displays of the Aurora Borealis.

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Joe Farace Posted: Nov 07, 2016 0 comments

A reader recently e-mailed me, asking, “I noticed you and other professional photographers don't always use right-click protection or watermarks (on your sites.) It seems like you'd want to protect your photos from unauthorized use. I'm not a pro but even I wouldn't want someone to grab some of my photos as their own.”

Ron Leach Posted: Nov 04, 2016 0 comments

Baseball fans everywhere were pretty excited Wednesday night when the Chicago Cubs finally won the World Series after an agonizing 108-year wait. While the Cubbies came through in dramatic fashion, the performance of Chicago’s two newspapers covering the event was a mixed bag—at least when it came to photography.

Ron Leach Posted: Nov 04, 2016 0 comments

The famous George Eastman Museum has created a new, public portal where you can view over 250,000 images and other objects from their vast collections. The database is searchable by artist, collection, classification and date, and includes a wealth of photography, cinema, and technology related to imaging.

Ron Leach Posted: Nov 04, 2016 0 comments

What happens when you mount a full-frame DSLR on a custom-made drone and fly it over a picturesque valley in the Polish countryside? Photographer Miron Bogacki built a heavy-duty drone to find out, and came up with this beautiful video.

Barry Tanenbaum Posted: Nov 04, 2016 0 comments

About five years ago, travel photographer Jack Hollingsworth was on a resort shoot in the Caribbean. There’d be stills and video, lots of locations, and the client keeping an eye on everything. Nine cases of gear loaded on the plane.

Jon Sienkiewicz Posted: Nov 03, 2016 0 comments

Photographers are an inventive lot. Most have of us have improvised one thing or another in pursuit of our obsession, be it a soft-focus diffuser made from a discarded nylon stocking, studio lamp handcrafted from a Home Depot shop light, or a gadget bag recycled from an army surplus gas mask pack. But here’s a bonafide useful tool that Greg Montano, owner of Dexter’s Camera in Ventura, California, created more-or-less out of necessity, and has been using professionally since.

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