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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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Ron Leach Posted: Apr 26, 2017 0 comments

Simon Baxter is a landscape photographer living on the edge of England’s beautiful North York Moors National Park. He says there are three requisites for those interested in capturing the splendor of the great outdoors: Composition, Patience & Perseverance.

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Jason Schneider Posted: Apr 26, 2017 0 comments

In commenting on an obscenity case back in 1964 Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart famously quipped, “Hardcore pornography is hard to define, but I know it when I see it.” The same can be said of bokeh, a Japanese term for the perceived quality of the out-of-focus areas in a photograph. 

Ron Leach Posted: Apr 26, 2017 0 comments

Greg Benz is a Minneapolis-based photographer known for his stunning landscape and cityscape images, and he creates some real magic by using his camera’s Live View mode and a neutral density (ND) filter.

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Ron Leach Posted: Apr 25, 2017 0 comments

Peter McKinnon is a successful pro who says, “I want my photos to mean something, to transcend just ‘another shot’ and become undeniable moments of clear storytelling and emotion.”

Ron Leach Posted: Apr 25, 2017 0 comments

Everyone loves shooting portraits, but it’s not always easy to find an attractive model who knows how to pose for the camera. The solution is simple: Watch the quick video below and you’ll learn how to direct a friend or client to pose like a pro.

Ron Leach Posted: Apr 25, 2017 0 comments

Some photographers are a bit intimidated by using off-camera flash outdoors, especially if they do most of their shooting with available light. If this sounds familiar, watch the five-minute video below and learn how to easily improve your portraiture in the field.

Edited by George Schaub Posted: Apr 25, 2017 0 comments

The sd Quattro H is Sigma’s second mirrorless camera based on a Foveon sensor that uses lenses with an SA mount. Compared to the first sd Quattro, which was introduced in summer 2016, the new camera offers a larger sensor, a more rugged yet still compact DSLR-style camera build, and a host of new features.

Ron Leach Posted: Apr 24, 2017 0 comments

Fujifilm reimagined the medium format photography game last fall at Photokina with the introduction of their 51-megapixel GFX 50S compact, mirrorless camera and three unique lenses to take advantage of everything this camera can do. In the video below you’ll see what extreme sports photographer Daniel Tengs was able to accomplish with the eminently mobile, large-sensor GFX 50S.

Ron Leach Posted: Apr 24, 2017 0 comments

Tony Northrup is an image-editing expert who says, “The most common portrait mistake we see is underexposing because of backlighting.” If this problem sounds familiar, fear not, because Northrup provides a simple solution in the 5-minute video below.

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Ron Leach Posted: Apr 24, 2017 0 comments

Everyone loves camera hacks, right? And they’re especially cool if they improve your photography by using stuff you already have lying around the house.

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