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Barry Tanenbaum  |  Mar 29, 2018  |  0 comments

Stephen Wilkes carried the idea of day-to-night images for a long time. The seed was planted when he photographed the cast and crew of Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet for Life magazine.

Ron Leach  |  Mar 28, 2018  |  1 comments

It’s often helpful to include people in travel photos, to add a sense of scale and local interest. Other times, like when photographing famous landmarks, it’s nice to capture an uncluttered image, devoid of unwanted crowds. The tutorial below explains how to do that with a bit of Photoshop magic.

Ron Leach  |  Mar 28, 2018  |  0 comments

Benjamin Jaworskyj is a German landscape photographer whose tutorials typically involve shooting techniques for making better outdoor photos. But for this video, he takes a look inside the camera to explain how different light metering modes work.

Jack Neubart  |  Mar 28, 2018  |  0 comments

“Every Picture Tells a Story.” You’ve no doubt heard Rod Stewart’s song, but, as you head out the door with your camera, do you ever stop to mull over what these words mean? What, you ask yourself, am I saying with each frame? Do I need to shoot more frames to fashion the message I want the world to see and hear? And finally, you may be asking yourself, do I need to bathe the pictures in a wash of words or should I let them speak for themselves?

Dan Havlik  |  Mar 27, 2018  |  0 comments

So much for “basic,” Sony seems to be saying, the A7 III is a premium model worthy of its pricier full-frame stablemates: the high-resolution A7R III and the speedy A9 mirrorless cameras.

Ron Leach  |  Mar 27, 2018  |  0 comments

Albert Einstein once said, “If you want different results, do not do the same things.” And this simple admonition certainly applies to landscape photography, if you want to create distinctive images.

Ron Leach  |  Mar 27, 2018  |  0 comments

Everyone familiar with the classic Francoise Truffaut film “Day for Night” knows that cinematographers have a technique for shooting outdoors in daylight and making the scene appear as though it was filmed at night. You can do much the same thing with still photos, and the process is really easy.

Ron Leach  |  Mar 27, 2018  |  0 comments

Not that any of us need a reason to avoid shooting selfies, but this humorous video provides a good one: Selfies make your nose look HUGE!

Ron Leach  |  Mar 26, 2018  |  0 comments

There’s a common misconception that all you need for landscape photography is a good wide-angle lens. And while it’s true that a wide perspective is great for capturing expansive vistas, experienced shooters know that short telephoto lenses are also important for landscape photography.

Ron Leach  |  Mar 26, 2018  |  0 comments

Here’s a quick one for those of you who’d rather be out shooting photographs than sitting behind a computer messing around with Photoshop. While we’d all prefer to get the shot in the camera, the quick video below provides nine great hacks that will speed up your workflow and deliver superb results.

Ron Leach  |  Mar 26, 2018  |  0 comments

If you’re looking for a way to capture eye-catching landscape photos that look a bit different from the others, check out the video below with a British pro who explains how to use long exposures to shoot dynamic images with a unique look.

Ron Leach  |  Mar 23, 2018  |  0 comments

Let’s say you’re planning on doing some wildlife photography this weekend, and the weather turns bad. Or maybe you’re not up for a hike, or encountering a bear or wolf in the field. All is not lost if you watch the video below, with some great tips for shooting critters from the comfort and safety of your car.

Ron Leach  |  Mar 23, 2018  |  0 comments

Today is National Puppy Day; an annual celebration founded in 2006 by Colleen Paige, who says, “Puppies are the most trusting and joyous creatures on the planet.” To help celebrate the occasion, we thought we’d bring you the following short film, with a day in the life of pet photographer extraordinaire Elias Weiss Freidman.

 

Shutterbug Staff  |  Mar 23, 2018  |  0 comments

AVTech Media Ltd (UK) (www.avtechmedia.co.uk) has purchased the Home Tech Network (www.hometechnetwork.com) from TEN: The Enthusiast Network, it was announced yesterday. The Home Tech Network’s six brands including Shutterbug, Stereophile, Sound & Vision, AnalogPlanet, Audiostream and Innerfidelity will join with AVTech Media’s Hi-Fi News, Hi-Fi Choice, Home Cinema Choice and the Hi-Fi Show Live. 

Ron Leach  |  Mar 22, 2018  |  1 comments

One of the challenges with landscape photography is maximizing depth of field. That’s because well-composed images often incorporate important elements in the foreground, midground and background. Shooting with small aperture settings helps, but that approach often causes image quality to suffer, and may not yield the wide range of sharpness you desire.

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