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Shutterbug Staff  |  Feb 19, 2019  |  0 comments

Chicago-based photographer and filmmaker Eric Flobeg has been shooting weddings for seven years and he’s learned a lot along the way. In the below video, Floberg shares some of his own tips and strategies for how to get started as a wedding photographer, along with tips and strategies he’s picked up from his colleagues in the wedding photography business.

Dreamstime  |  Feb 19, 2019  |  0 comments

The popular Instagram-era phrase “do it for the gram,” has been taken to the next level in recent years, with Instagrammers going to extreme lengths for the perfect shot to post to their feeds.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Feb 18, 2019  |  0 comments

The Nikon Df has long been one of our favorite yet perennially underrated classic DSLRs. And if you act fact, you can save $800 on a Nikon refurbished Df today.

Dan Havlik  |  Feb 18, 2019  |  0 comments

Because mirrorless cameras, by their very nature, have no mirrors like their DSLR counterparts, their sensors can get exposed to the elements when you take off the lens. That means things like dust, debris, moisture and general nastiness can stick to the sensor and defile your photos.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Feb 15, 2019  |  0 comments

Without a doubt, two of the most talked-about mirrorless cameras in the past year have been the Nikon Z6 and Sony A7 III. In fact, these mirrorless full framers finished #1 and #2 in our annual list of the Top 10 Cameras and Lenses of 2018.

Dan Havlik  |  Feb 15, 2019  |  0 comments

Tilt-shift photography can be incredibly striking, providing a miniaturized effect to your subject that’s unforgettable. But it’s not an effect you want all the time, which is part of the reason why buying an actual tilt-shift lens might be an unnecessary investment.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Feb 14, 2019  |  0 comments

Admit it. You’ve always wanted a 70-200mm f/2.8 zoom lens. For many professional and enthusiastic amateur photographers, it’s the backbone of their lens arsenal. Here’s a great candidate if you’re ready to take the plunge.

Dan Havlik  |  Feb 14, 2019  |  0 comments

One of the easiest but most expensive ways to get your portrait subject to stand out from a background is to use a fast lens, with a maximum aperture of F/1.4, F/1.2 or even wider. Those types of lenses though are pricey and sometimes don’t do the trick, especially if you’re shooting portraits with a crowded scene of people behind them.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Feb 14, 2019  |  0 comments

We’ve reviewed Datcolor’s Spyder-branded color calibration devices for your computer monitors and displays in the past but haven’t heard much from them in recent years. The good news for photographers who like to take control of their color management is that Datacolor’s still around and just launched a new color calibration tool for your monitor.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Feb 14, 2019  |  0 comments

Fujifilm just launched a new mid-range mirrorless camera, the Fujifilm X-T30, along with the new Fujinon XF 16mm F2.8 lens for wide-angle street shooting and landscapes. The X-T30, which is the replacement to the X-T20 from 2017, uses an APS-C-sized, 26MP X-Trans CMOS 4 sensor.

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