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Ron Leach  |  Sep 01, 2020  |  0 comments

Many photographers are under the impression than a wide-angle lens is the best choice for landscape photography because of the expansive vistas involved. But according to acclaimed pro Mads Peter Iversen, going long often results in better images.

Dan Havlik  |  Aug 31, 2020  |  0 comments

Just because you're shooting portraits indoors doesn't mean you need to be a slave to artificial light. Yes, even in the studio you can shoot beautiful portraits using only natural light.

Jason Schneider  |  Aug 28, 2020  |  0 comments

When it comes to capturing timeless and transcendent photos, everyone knows that the person behind the camera is the most crucial factor and that the particular gear, he or she used, is less important. However, the camera is not insignificant to the creative process.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 27, 2020  |  0 comments

If you’re new to Photoshop there’s a good chance you feel a bit intimidated and overwhelmed by the vast capabilities this photo-processing powerhouse has to offer. But we’ll let you in on a little secret: It’s easy to dramatically improve your images by mastering just a handful of Photoshop’s most basic and simple tools.

Dan Havlik  |  Aug 26, 2020  |  0 comments

Shooting landscapes with a telephoto lens is a challenging yet rewarding experience. On the one hand, telephotos allow you to reimagine a landscape photograph by zeroing in on a few specific details to create an artistic composition. On the other hand, if you make a mistake in composing a scene with a long lens, it can ruin the image.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 26, 2020  |  0 comments

OK, we know this one is going to be controversial, but when Matt Granger speaks, people listen because he’s been a top pro for many years. And for someone known as “the Nikon Guy” for the past 15 years, a decision to sell all his high-end gear and move to another system is a really big deal.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 25, 2020  |  0 comments

We’ve all been there: You shoot a quick portrait that you think is pretty nice, only to find out later on the computer that there are subtle, ugly shadows on your subject’s face. The image is ruined, right? Well, not so fast.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 25, 2020  |  0 comments

Summer is rapidly drawing to a close, as are opportunities for warm weather landscape photography. So if you want to capture a few more spectacular summer sunset images, now is the time.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Aug 25, 2020  |  0 comments

Woah people, this is a big one! It’s not just a part of a camera we're giving away this time, it’s a WHOLE camera and lens. And it’s not just any ol’ camera, it's the highly desirable 24.2MP Sony Alpha A7 III full frame mirrorless camera with a 28-70mm lens. (And, oh yeah, we're also giving away four Amazon gift cards to boot.)

Jess Santos  |  Aug 24, 2020  |  0 comments

I have always held a deep fascination with the cosmos. As a child, I would look up at the stars and gaze in sheer wonder. Our ancient ancestors used the stars to guide their journeys and told stories of celestial beings hiding amongst the deep blue of the night sky, nestled between thousands of twinkling lights. So naturally, when I first began in photography, astrophotography was high on my list to learn.

Henry Anderson  |  Aug 21, 2020  |  0 comments

You could say that photographer Anita Sadowska has had a lot of fun in the sun lately. The photography tutorial below is Sadowska's third on how to shoot portraits in the non-optimal conditions of direct sunlight.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 20, 2020  |  0 comments

The last Canon mirrorless camera I reviewed was the EOS RP, which at the time of introduction was billed as the world’s least expensive full-frame mirrorless model.  The subject of today’s review, the 45MP Canon EOS R5, is a totally different animal that also makes a preemptive claim as Canon’s "most advanced full-frame mirrorless camera ever."

Ron Leach  |  Aug 20, 2020  |  0 comments

The art of capturing sensuous boudoir photographs needn’t be complicated, nor does it require a fancy studio outfitted with expensive gear. As you’ll see in the following video, all you really need—apart from your camera and a lens—is an attractive model, one continuous light, and a nearby window. Best yet, you can get the job done in the comfort of your home.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 19, 2020  |  0 comments

Today is World Photography Day, an annual event when people across the globe pay homage to the art and craft of photography, encourage others to pursue a career or hobby in image making, and share the photographs they find most meaningful.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 18, 2020  |  0 comments

The sunny days of summer are drawing to a close, and overcast autumn weather is right around the corner. That means numerous opportunities for capturing the moody days of fall. In the video below, you’ll see how to shoot fantastic photos once the evening temperature drops and fog rolls in across the morning landscape.

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