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Ron Leach Posted: Apr 28, 2017 0 comments

Born in 1829, Carleton Watkins was perhaps the greatest of early American Western photographers, yet his images are largely unknown today. His photographs of Yosemite Valley and throughout California’s Sierra Nevada mountains have been compared by some to those of Ansel Adams that followed.

Ron Leach Posted: Apr 28, 2017 0 comments

Sam Wick is a long-haul pilot flying for the Zurich-based airline Swiss, and he captured the spectacular video below from the cockpit during a recent flight across the Atlantic to South America.

Edited by George Schaub Posted: Apr 28, 2017 0 comments

The Sony A6500 is the flagship model for Sony’s APS-C sensor-based mirrorless camera line and features an E-lens mount. The Sony A6500 was brought out only 8 months after the forerunner A6300 was shipped, which begs the question as to what changes and differences would justify a new model so soon. Indeed, there are some changes.

Staff Posted: Apr 28, 2017 0 comments

Water Under the Old Bridge
Peda Pepic knew the shot he wanted of Stari Most (English: Old Bridge), a famous 16th-century Ottoman bridge in the city of Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina but he was running out of time. 

Jon Sienkiewicz Posted: Apr 27, 2017 0 comments

Just bought a 200mm f/2.8 lens for my Nikon D300s for $99! Incredibly it’s only 3.1 inches long and it’s as sharp as a handful of carpet tacks. It’s used, sure, and it’s manual focus. But hey! It was made by Nikon. It’s a real Nikon lens and it’s just one example of the fantastic bargains that are available to those who know what to look for.

Barry Tanenbaum Posted: Apr 27, 2017 0 comments

Woody Allen is often credited with saying that 80 percent of success in life is showing up. For many photographers, that means showing up effectively in social media.

Dan Havlik Posted: Apr 27, 2017 0 comments

It’s no secret that the online photo lab WhiteWall is one of our favorite services for making gallery-worthy prints of our favorite images. Back in 2015, Shutterbug Editor-at-Large George Schaub reviewed WhiteWall’s services for our website and came away impressed. WhiteWall has also received a TIPA “Best Photo Services” award in the past, and I’ve, personally, used them for printing a number of my photos on a variety of surfaces including acrylic and metal and have been very pleased with the results.

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Ron Leach Posted: Apr 27, 2017 0 comments

The Cooperative of Photography (COOPH) is a unique web magazine and online store, and they just shared the video below with some gorgeous and vibrant images.

Ron Leach Posted: Apr 27, 2017 0 comments

If you’re one of those photographers who thinks handheld light meters are relics from the bygone film era, think again. These powerful tools are just as important in the digital age as they’ve ever been.

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Ron Leach Posted: Apr 27, 2017 0 comments

Zen Photo is an online store featuring quirky accessories, gifts and other distinctive items for photographers. One of our favorites items are their “Nikon Patent Sheet Shoes” because of the graphics of a vintage Nikon patent sheet printed on the shoes.

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