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Ron Leach  |  Dec 28, 2021  |  0 comments

Winter is a great time to capture beautiful outdoor images, but snow-covered landscapes can be difficult to get right in the camera. Fortunately there’s a way to make images that look as good as they did in the viewfinder, with a little help from Photoshop.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 27, 2021  |  0 comments

If you’re a regular visitor to our website you know that many of the tutorials we post are designed to improve your skills and help you “shoot like a pro.” And sometimes that means upgrading to a camera with pro-level features.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Dec 24, 2021  |  0 comments

Got a new camera? Great feeling, no? Here are 10 camera accessories to enhance your photography pleasure. A few of them are downright necessities.

Henry Anderson  |  Dec 23, 2021  |  0 comments

If you're like us, you probably have some free time coming up over the winter holidays. And if you're like us, you're probably itching to shoot some cool photos either with your camera or smartphone.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 23, 2021  |  0 comments

It’s not unusual to end up with underexposed photos when shooting outdoors under difficult light with a wide range of tones. Some photographers try to rehabilitate dark images with HDR editing, but that’s often tricky and may yield unsatisfactory results.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 23, 2021  |  0 comments

These days we’re all spending a lot of time at home, and that often keeps us from the type of photography we do most. But in the quick video below you’ll learn how to easily create some truly amazing images without leaving your house.

Henry Anderson  |  Dec 22, 2021  |  0 comments

If you're down to the wire on your Christmas shopping and a photographer, maybe you should consider making your own photo-based gifts this year? If so, check out the below video where photographers from COOPH share six easy DIY (do it yourself) photography gift ideas for the holidays.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 22, 2021  |  0 comments

Most of us would rather be out shooting than sitting behind a computer editing our work. In this quick episode of the popular “In a Lightroom Minute” series you’ll learn a remarkably easy technique that will save you tons of time processing photos. And that means getting back behind a camera where you belong.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 21, 2021  |  0 comments

We all strive to improve our photography and continually evolve our skills. But if you’re consistently disappointed in your results, it’s time to try something new. The video below from one of our favorite travel and landscape pros offers some great advice for doing just that.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 21, 2021  |  0 comments

How often have you captured what you thought was a great shot, only to discover on the computer that you missed a few things when looking through the viewfinder? If you’re like the rest of us, probably more than once or twice.

Sponsored  |  Dec 21, 2021  |  0 comments

Life as a photographer is an adventure. Don’t let your storage solution hold you back. The SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD V2 is built for your adventure. It’s engineered to help keep your data safe, secure and available despite the unavoidable bumps and bruises that go with life on the move.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 20, 2021  |  0 comments

There are a ton of rules and conventional wisdom about photography, and some are very helpful to understand. But according to one respected expert, several of these notions are really toxic and can ruin our craft.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 20, 2021  |  0 comments

Outdoor scenes that appear boring during the day are often transformed into a sparkling tableau after dark, full of interesting lights, colors, and reflections. Unfortunately, some photographers avoid this great opportunity because of a mistaken notion that complex skills and special gear are required.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Dec 20, 2021  |  0 comments

We've partnered again with GuruShots for another awesome photo challenge. The theme this time around was "Amazing Architecture" where we asked you to submit your best photos of incredible buildings, houses, monuments, bridges, or structures of any kind that showcased their impressive architecture.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Dec 17, 2021  |  0 comments

Need a portable drive for those massive files you’re making as a content creator? Or perhaps a reliable backup drive to sidestep disaster when your computer melts like a Marshmallow Peep in a 1500W microwave? Two or three big names dominate the external hard drive offerings at online retailers, and it’s tempting to just pick one with the size and price that appeals the most. Here’s a better plan: the Mercury Elite Pro Mini Portable Drive from OWC, a company that’s been providing computer gear for professionals for 33 years.

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