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Dan Havlik  |  Oct 28, 2020  |  0 comments

Like many photographers recently, landscape pro Mark Denney has been playing around with the new settings in Adobe's recent Lightroom 10 update and what he's discovered has left his mind slightly blown. According to Denney, there's a new tool in Lightroom 10 that "will forever change how you develop color in your landscape photos."

Ron Leach  |  Oct 28, 2020  |  0 comments

Yesterday we featured an interesting tutorial explaining how to make breathtaking portraits without fancy gear. Today we’re taking simplicity to the next level, with eight DIY lighting hacks using common household to create very special effects.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Oct 27, 2020  |  0 comments

If you need something to brighten your day – and who doesn't these days? – get a load of the hilarious winners of the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2020. We gave you a glimpse at 15 of the finalists last month and now contest judges have chosen the funniest of them all.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 27, 2020  |  0 comments

Not only are rules meant to be broken, but there are a number of common misconceptions about landscape photography you need to ignore—at least under certain circumstances. Today we’ll explain when you should be a maverick, and show you some gorgeous photos in the process.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 27, 2020  |  0 comments

NEWS FLASH: You don’t have to be an experienced pro with a studio full of expensive gear to capture breathtaking portrait photos. We’ll show you how in the quick video below.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 26, 2020  |  0 comments

When someone says a portrait "pops," they usually mean that the subject stands out from the background, drawing the viewer's attention to the person you've photographed. If you can achieve this in your image, it's usually one indication you've captured a successful portrait.

Charles Glatzer  |  Oct 26, 2020  |  0 comments

In truth, we all want to travel to exotic locations, and most of us, myself included, have never taken the time to see what is in our own backyards. And guess what, the more I looked the more I saw…nesting robins, bluebirds feeding young, white squirrels on the feeder, butterflies, and some very cool patterns on plant leaves.

Henry Anderson  |  Oct 23, 2020  |  0 comments

You won't always have a bed when you want to shoot boudoir photography. In all likelihood though you will have a floor to work with, and there actually quite a few sensual boudoir poses that can be done on the floor, according to pro photographer Yuliya Panchenko.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 23, 2020  |  0 comments

Natural light portrait photography is appealing because you don't need to bring complicated and cumbersome strobes and flashes to your shoot. Photographing portraits in natural light, however, is a lot more challenging than people realize, especially when the light doesn't cooperate.

Stan Trzoniec  |  Oct 22, 2020  |  0 comments

The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 180-400mm f/4E TC1.4 FL ED VR, by its name alone, sounds like something special. And for those who love wildlife or sports photography, this lens may, indeed, be something special.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 22, 2020  |  0 comments

You don’t have to travel far to capture images that will astound your friends. In fact, today we’re going to show you how to do exactly that from the comfort of your home or backyard.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 21, 2020  |  0 comments

Here's a thought-provoking video from Adam Karnacz of First Man Photography: is your photography fake or authentic? The crux of Karnacz' argument is that when you over-edit an image, it can sap it of its authenticity, making it nothing more than a manipulated photo illustration, not a photographic representation of a real scene.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 21, 2020  |  0 comments

We've shared tips on how to photograph waterfalls previously, but we've never had such specific waterfall photography how-to as the one below from landscape photographer Mark Denney. In the tutorial, Denney shares what he says is the best shutter speed to use for photographing waterfalls and seascapes.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 21, 2020  |  0 comments

Few photographers have an opportunity to shoot from the sky and experience the unique perspective it provides of our landscape. Fewer still ever capture the kind of awe-inspiring images you see here, made by international experts in the field of aerial photography.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 20, 2020  |  0 comments

It's happened. Adobe introduced a new version of its ground-breaking image editor today: Photoshop 2021. And, as usual, there's a lot to unpack in this feature-loaded imaging editing software from Adobe.

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