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Shutterbug Staff  |  Dec 06, 2018  |  0 comments

Travel photographer Pierre T. Lambert is currently doing a “7-Day Challenge,” where he shoots everything with just a 24mm F/1.4 lens. Last week we shared his street photography tips for using a wide-angle lens and now here are his astrophotography tips with the same 24mm lens.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 06, 2018  |  0 comments

When Nikon announced the first two models in their new Z Series of full-frame mirrorless cameras, they provided an intriguing choice for both advanced amateurs and pros. The Nikon Z7 features a 45.7MP sensor for those photographers who desire maximum resolution, while the new Z6 is a more nimble, 25.4MP model that Nikon describes as the perfect “all-rounder.”

Shutterbug Staff  |  Dec 06, 2018  |  0 comments

An eerie photo of recalled Volkswagen and Audi cars sitting idly in the Mojave Desert (above) has been chosen as the grand-prize winner of the 2018 National Geographic Photo Contest. The photo, titled “Unreal,” was captured by Jassen Todorov of the United States.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Dec 06, 2018  |  0 comments

If you’re just getting started in Photoshop, or if you just want to brush up on some of your raw skills (pun intended), watch the below tutorial from Aaron Nace of Phlearn on “How to Work with Raw Images in Photoshop.”

Shutterbug Staff  |  Dec 05, 2018  |  0 comments

The Nikon D500 is nearly three years old now and this APS-C sensor (aka crop sensor) based DSLR has been eclipsed by many other cameras, including several mirrorless models, in both features and price.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Dec 05, 2018  |  0 comments

One nagging issue with digital cameras is that they tend to give teeth in portraits an unappealing, yellow cast. Combine this with the fact that a lot of people consume coffee, sodas, and other substances that can stain teeth, and you likely have a lot of yellowy choppers popping up in your portraits.

George Schaub  |  Dec 04, 2018  |  0 comments

Integral zoom lens cameras are often referred to as “bridge” cameras: the idea being that they bridge the gap between compact and DSLR models. If there’s a bridge connection here it’s in the rather incredible zoom range of the Sony Cyber-shot RX10 IV ($1,700, retail price) that spans the far shores of 24-600mm equivalency.

Dan Havlik  |  Dec 03, 2018  |  0 comments

Canon is still the king but don’t look now, Sony is closing fast. That’s the message from the annual hot gear list from LensRentals, a top source for photographers looking to rent cameras, lenses, lighting gear and video equipment.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Dec 03, 2018  |  0 comments

Want to take your landscape photography to the next level? Photographer Pierre T. Lambert has some great tips for you, which he says are “unusual” but just might “change your life.”

Shutterbug Staff  |  Nov 30, 2018  |  0 comments

Here’s a great one-minute Photoshop tutorial from software pro Unmesh Dinda to try out this weekend. In the below video, Dinda shows you how to fix skintones in Photoshop in less than one minute to help make your portraits sparkle.

Deborah Sandidge  |  Nov 30, 2018  |  0 comments

How did I get to be the photographer I am today? It’s a question I get asked a lot by beginner photographers and, I think, there are some valuable lessons in my story. First though, I want to talk about how I view the work of other photographers.

Dan Havlik  |  Nov 29, 2018  |  0 comments

We’re not, typically, fans of colorizing old photographs and film, but an upcoming World War I documentary with restored and colorized footage of soldiers during the Great War, looks unbelievable. Called They Shall Not Grow Old, the movie was produced and directed by Peter Jackson of Lord of the Rings fame.

Tracie Maglosky  |  Nov 29, 2018  |  0 comments

Sometimes working with natural light is the best way to create a stunning portrait. I love lighting, don’t get me wrong and I use artificial light almost always. However, sometimes, the opportunity is right to allow natural light to be the only source.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Nov 28, 2018  |  0 comments

We love learning insider tricks that photographers and food stylists use to make images of food look more scrumptious. In the below video from Blossom, you’ll learn nine surprising food hacks that advertisers use to get you salivating at their food photos.

Dan Havlik  |  Nov 28, 2018  |  0 comments

Travel photographer Pierre T. Lambert has been on worldwide photo tour, shooting images and sharing how-to videos about his experiences. During his travels, he’s mainly been using two lenses for his Sony mirrorless camera: a 16-35mm and 70-200mm f/2.8.

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