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Shutterbug Staff  |  Aug 13, 2018  |  1 comments

Becoming the victim of a camera buying scam on the Internet could happen to anybody. That’s the message in the below video from prominent photo blogger Steve Huff who fell prey to a scam when he tried to purchase a Canon EOS-1D X Mark II and some L-series Canon lenses on Amazon and ended up with a lot less than he bargained for.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Aug 13, 2018  |  0 comments

Ever wonder how Nikon tests the toughness of its top-of-the-line full frame cameras? Watch the below video showing the “strict reliability tests,” that Nikon puts its D850 through to make sure these premium DSLRs pass muster.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Aug 10, 2018  |  0 comments

If you’ve ever wondered what happens to your roll of film when you send it off to a lab, you should watch the fascinating the short video below from The Slanted Lens. In the video, Jay P. Morgan of the Slanted Lens tours Richard Photo Lab in Valencia, CA to see how color and black-and-white film gets processed.

Dan Havlik  |  Aug 10, 2018  |  0 comments

With news that Nikon and, possibly, Canon will be coming out with full frame mirrorless cameras, many dyed-in-the-wool DSLR users are considering making the switch to mirrorless. While mirrorless might be the wave of the future, there’s still lots to consider if you’re thinking about making the switch from DSLRs.

Deborah Sandidge  |  Aug 09, 2018  |  0 comments

Some photographers call it a personal project; others, a self-assignment. I haven’t spent a lot of time thinking about whether there’s a difference, and if there is, what it might be. Besides, I have my own mash-up of it: the personal assignment.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Aug 09, 2018  |  0 comments

The Kodak Scanza is a basic film/slide scanner that is well made, very easy to use, and capable of producing entry-level scans of your photos. It comes complete with a generous array of accessories and can save digitized images on an SD card or output them to a PC (or Mac) for storage or a TV for viewing.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Aug 08, 2018  |  0 comments

If you’re still learning about all that Lightroom has to offer (and who isn’t?), it’s great to get insider knowledge on some of the key hidden features of this vast image editing/organizing program from Adobe. For this kind of expertise, we love turning to photographer and educator Serge Ramelli who knows Lightroom inside and out.

The Editors  |  Aug 08, 2018  |  0 comments

Here’s another Shutterbug video from Scott Kelby with a simple but important tip for anyone who shoots portraits. 

Shutterbug Staff  |  Aug 08, 2018  |  0 comments

Love live music? Love photography? Then, in all likelihood, you’re probably interested in concert photography. In the below video from COOPH, Leica photographer Michael Agel gives you five tips on how to shoot amazing photos of concerts.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Aug 07, 2018  |  0 comments

This is why it’s always important to have a camera handy, even when you’re having breakfast. The amazing video below shows a pair of humpback whales surfacing in waters near the Great Bear Lodge in British Columbia, Canada as guests snap away in their bathrobes.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Aug 07, 2018  |  0 comments

Here are two photo tips from photographer Pierre T. Lambert that are short and sweet, but he says “completely changed his photography life” in terms of how he was shooting.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Aug 06, 2018  |  0 comments

Here it is, folks: the ultimate full frame camera shootout many photographers have been waiting for. Tony & Chelsea Northrup put the 45MP Nikon D850 DSLR against the 42MP Sony A7R III mirrorless camera in the below comparison video.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Aug 06, 2018  |  0 comments

If you’re not familiar with the Transform tool in Lightroom or if you just need a quick brush up on it, Toronto, Canada-based software expert Lucy Martin is here to teach you all about it. In the below video, Martin shows you how the Transform tool can “shift the perspective in photos or get really clean crisp lines.”

Shutterbug Staff  |  Aug 06, 2018  |  0 comments

Tamron announced what it is calling "the smallest, lightest ultra-wide-angle zoom lens in its class”: the Tamron 17-35mm F/2.8-4 Di OSD (model A037). The lens will be available for full-frame DSLRs in a Nikon mount in September at $599. The Canon DSLR mount will follow at a date to be announced.

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