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Ron Leach Posted: May 02, 2017 0 comments

Craig Roberts is a British travel and landscape photographer who often posts tutorials for those looking to up their game. In the video below, he explains what you should do (and not do) to make yourself a better photographer.

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Ron Leach Posted: May 02, 2017 0 comments

Last month we featured a story with a wealth of information from Canon on how to photograph the once-in-a-life total eclipse of the sun that will be visible from coast to coast on August 21st. 

Ron Leach Posted: May 02, 2017 1 comments

Let’s say you’re photographing a brunette and you’d like to see what she (or he) looks like with blonde, black or red hair. After watching this detailed Photoshop tutorial you’ll be able to change brown hair to any color you want.

Staff Posted: May 02, 2017 0 comments

Color Flow

Last October Shutterbug reader Neil Williams planned a two-day trip to Asheville, North Carolina, “to get some fall color on the Blue Ridge Parkway but the weather didn’t cooperate (heavy rain and complete lack of visibility).” So, he decided to change course slightly and make a quick trip to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee instead. 

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Scott Kelby Posted: May 02, 2017 0 comments

Q. I have a Canon EOS 5D Mark III and a Canon EOS 7D. For sports and nature I use the 7D with a Canon 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L Mark II lens. With the Canon 7D APS sensor it makes the lens about a 150-600mm. Would I get better quality if I bought a Canon EOS 5D Mark IV, used the Canon 100-400mm lens, and cropped the image in Photoshop?

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Dan Havlik Posted: May 01, 2017 0 comments

We watched this video at least a dozen times over the weekend and we still can’t get enough. Mats Wernersson is some kind of master craftsman or maybe he’s just a really clever guy with what Jeff Spicoli would call “an awesome set of tools.”

Ron Leach Posted: May 01, 2017 0 comments

Blake Rudis is an image-editing expert who says that one of the most common requests he receives is to explain the best way to color correct images. In the video below he presents a quick and simple three-step process that he promises will “nail your white balance every single time.”

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Ron Leach Posted: May 01, 2017 0 comments

If you’re a working photographer, you might as well spend your time shooting lucrative projects that actually interest you, right? If this sounds a bit too good to be true, watch this video and you’ll pick up some valuable tips on how to do just that.

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Ron Leach Posted: May 01, 2017 0 comments

Focal length is a simple but extremely important photographic concept, and in this quick video you’ll learn all you need to know to make the most of the lenses you have as well as those you acquire in the future.

Ron Leach Posted: Apr 28, 2017 0 comments

Sorry to bust your bubble, but as you’ll see in the video below some nature documentaries get the Hollywood treatment and aren’t exactly what they seem. Simon Cade, Host and Producer of DSLRguide TV made the discovery while watching an episode of the BBC’s “Planet Earth.”

Ron Leach Posted: Apr 28, 2017 0 comments

Born in 1829, Carleton Watkins was perhaps the greatest of early American Western photographers, yet his images are largely unknown today. His photographs of Yosemite Valley and throughout California’s Sierra Nevada mountains have been compared by some to those of Ansel Adams that followed.

Ron Leach Posted: Apr 28, 2017 0 comments

Sam Wick is a long-haul pilot flying for the Zurich-based airline Swiss, and he captured the spectacular video below from the cockpit during a recent flight across the Atlantic to South America.

Edited by George Schaub Posted: Apr 28, 2017 0 comments

The Sony A6500 is the flagship model for Sony’s APS-C sensor-based mirrorless camera line and features an E-lens mount. The Sony A6500 was brought out only 8 months after the forerunner A6300 was shipped, which begs the question as to what changes and differences would justify a new model so soon. Indeed, there are some changes.

Staff Posted: Apr 28, 2017 0 comments

Water Under the Old Bridge
Peda Pepic knew the shot he wanted of Stari Most (English: Old Bridge), a famous 16th-century Ottoman bridge in the city of Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina but he was running out of time. 

Barry Tanenbaum Posted: Apr 27, 2017 0 comments

Woody Allen is often credited with saying that 80 percent of success in life is showing up. For many photographers, that means showing up effectively in social media.

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