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Ron Leach  |  Jan 31, 2017  |  0 comments

It’s almost Super Bowl time, so we thought we’d turn to Gavin Free and Dan Gruchy (AKA the Slow Mo Guys) to see what happens when an over-inflated football explodes while being captured at hundreds of times slower than you can see with your own eyes.

Dan Havlik  |  Jan 17, 2017  |  0 comments

I shared this on my personal Facebook page yesterday and it’s made the rounds of social media, but it’s definitely worth a watch if you haven’t seen it already. (And probably worth a re-watch even if you have seen it already.)

Ron Leach  |  Jan 10, 2017  |  0 comments

While the humorous video below is from 2011, it’s getting a lot of love on Reddit right now so we thought we’d give it a share. You’ll not only learn the four-minute method for shooting a photograph, but you might even feel a little less guilty for not owning a camera with the latest high-speed processing and focusing capabilities.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Dec 30, 2016  |  1 comments

No longer confined to the seamier side of show biz and politics, Fake News has become a mainstream source of misinformation for virtually all industries and disciplines. What you are about to read is obviously true because it has been published online by a respected source. With that caveat, here’s the latest from the world of photography and beyond. 

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Dec 16, 2016  |  0 comments

Here are the rules: every item described herein is small enough to fit inside a reasonably normal stocking and each is something that every photographer will appreciate. Price was not part of the selection process, nor was foot size.

Dan Havlik  |  Dec 12, 2016  |  1 comments

This video from The 8-Bit Guy is a heck of a lot of fun for those of us who remember using early digital cameras that recorded images and videos to floppy disks, super disks and CDs. Ok, we’re showing our age but who cares?

Dan Havlik  |  Dec 12, 2016  |  0 comments

Well now if this isn’t incredibly frustrating! Susan L. Angstadt, a staff photographer at the Reading Eagle in Pennsylvania spent all day Friday preparing to capture the spectacular demolition of some local smokestacks for the newspaper only to get “photobombed” at the last second by a guy with an iPhone who leapt in front of her.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 06, 2016  |  0 comments

Here at Shutterbug we’re not big proponents of destroying perfectly good camera gear just for kicks. But once in a while we can’t resist sharing a video like this one, in which a working Canon SLR camera is cut in half with a 60,000 PSI waterjet—just to see what’s inside.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 03, 2016  |  0 comments

Florida-based photographer Bryan Troll decided to get serious about Halloween this year and forego the typical zombie or political candidate costume. Instead, he celebrated the festivities by becoming a fully functional Nikon DSLR.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 24, 2016  |  0 comments

When Christopher James was a kid he frequently got lost in his daydreams, a place full of imagination and exploration he calls “The Deep.” These days as a photographer with an obvious sense of humor, he frequently returns to “The Deep” for inspiration.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 21, 2016  |  0 comments

Amateur photographer Colin Lowe is serious about pinhole photography, and he’s also pretty keen about constructing his own cameras. For this project the Australian made a working, “edible” camera from a potato, a tomato paste can, two 35mm film canisters and a refrigerator magnet.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 13, 2016  |  0 comments

Vadim Trunov is a self-taught, 30-year-old Russian wildlife photographer who makes some amazing images. In this fanciful series he captures red squirrels as they seemingly take pictures while frolicking in the snow.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 12, 2016  |  1 comments

We’re not sure if this video is funny or sad, but it conveys an important warning: Don’t drive off with your father’s expensive camera on the roof of your car. That’s what happened to this poor soul (and the ill-fated camera) during a recent road trip.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 10, 2016  |  0 comments

The Raw vs. JPEG debate seems to be a neverending one. Some photographers say that shooting JPEGs simplifies their workflow and lets them spend more time behind the camera and less time behind the computer.  Raw shooters, on the other hand, insist their approach utilizes unprocessed “digital negatives” straight out of the camera—thereby giving them maximum control and uncompromising results.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 10, 2016  |  0 comments

The annual Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards is a lighthearted competition designed to not only showcase fine imagery, but to bring the importance of conservation to the forefront so photographers and others can do their part to help preserve threatened species.

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