Dan Havlik Posted: Oct 04, 2016 0 comments

Here’s another hilarious video from folks at TheCameraStoreTV, which poses the question: If you were lost in the wild, could your photo gear help save your life? 

Blaine Harrington Posted: Oct 04, 2016 0 comments

My flights in helicopters, small planes, and hot-air balloons are often provided by clients as part of my assignments; if I’m shooting for stock, I’ll pick up the hire fee. Aerial tours are widely available to tourists and photo enthusiasts alike, and there’s certainly no limit to spectacular locations you can photograph from above.

Steve Bedell Posted: Oct 04, 2016 0 comments

The first time I met Craig La Mere was at an ice cream shop in Brunswick, Maine, at about 11 p.m. Really. It was the night before the Maine Professional Photographers Association conference was going to kick off. I was there as a print judge, La Mere as a speaker. I recognized him from his Moz (his studio name) logo hat, although he didn’t know who this stranger was who was accosting him.

Ron Leach Posted: Oct 03, 2016 0 comments

Victoria Will is an accomplished New York-based photographer specializing in celebrity portraiture and lifestyle photography, and she utilizes an effective “back–button” focusing technique to achieve faster and more precise results. Watch the quick video below with her tips on this easy and effective method and you're sure to start shooting like a pro.

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Ron Leach Posted: Oct 03, 2016 0 comments

Here’s a simple video that provides three quick methods for achieving the popular “crushed blacks” film-emulation look with your digital images in Photoshop. Whether you begin with a curves layer, a solid color layer, or a selective color layer, all three techniques are easy to master in less than two minutes.

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Ron Leach Posted: Oct 03, 2016 0 comments

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope was launched into low Earth orbit in 1990 and has been sending back stunning hi-res images and critical data ever since. In the award-winning video below, you can travel across the universe and back in time and see some breathtaking imagery.

The Editors Posted: Sep 30, 2016 1 comments

We gave Canon’s flagship EOS-1D X Mark II DSLR our very first Shutterbug Top Clicks award for a very good reason. It’s an incredible photographic tool. Photographer David Dupuy decided to put it to the test himself for Shutterbug during a recent assignment in exotic Bali, Indonesia.

Staff Posted: Sep 30, 2016 0 comments

Photographing the ice caves underneath the Mendenhall Glacier in Juneau, Alaska, can be a challenge. First of all, the caves, while beautiful, are a treacherous place to shoot. “There is danger involved in going inside, particularly at the entrance, as ice falls regularly and the caves are sometimes closed and some become impassible,” photographer Blaine Harrington explains.

Jon Sienkiewicz Posted: Sep 29, 2016 1 comments

The frost is on the pumpkin, folks, and that means it’s time to get ready for fall. Here are five things to have in mind as we slip from Daylight Saving Time into the long nights and short days of winter.

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Shutterbug Staff Posted: Sep 29, 2016 0 comments

Here’s a gorgeous timelapse video of Viewpoint Snohetta, a specially constructed viewing pavilion that looks out on the Snohetta mountain range in Dovrefjell, Norway. The Viewpoint Snohetta was created as a comfortable and peaceful place to take in the beauty of the surrounding landscape.