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Shutterbug Staff  |  Jun 14, 2019  |  0 comments

Every camera manufacturer offers at least one superzoom, but many people never use them to their full potential. Here are our favorite tips for shooting Farmer’s Markets with a superzoom camera. Why Farmer’s Markets? Because they’re widely accessible, filled with photo opps and offer an excellent venue to sharpen a photographer’s skills and/or test out new gear.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Jun 13, 2019  |  0 comments

Polarizers reduce glare, let you see under the water and darken blue skies. We all know this because we’ve read those weary descriptions hundreds of times. Those benefits are just low-hanging fruit. The real benefits of a polarizing filter are…

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jun 13, 2019  |  0 comments

Superzoom cameras come to mind when we think telephoto, and vice versa, no? We’re here to say that many superzooms make ideal EDC (Everyday Cameras) as well. Here are our favorite tips for shooting Food with a superzoom camera.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jun 11, 2019  |  0 comments

Don’t even think about shooting a baseball game with a smartphone—unless maybe you’re Kris Bryant and you’re guarding the third base line. A superzoom camera enables you to get all of the action—if you use it in the right way. Here are our favorite tips for shooting Sporting Events with a superzoom camera.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jun 10, 2019  |  0 comments

Superzoom cameras are wildly popular but a bit misunderstood. They have fantastic zoom ranges, that’s obvious, but there’s much more to them than that. Here are our favorite tips for shooting Urban Animals with a superzoom camera.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Jun 09, 2019  |  0 comments

For the legions of photographers who used film cameras in the past, a screw-in type photo filter is as normal as fingerprints on an iPhone. But for those who started their photographic journey with a digital, even the word filter can be confusing. Does it plug into Photoshop or screw into a lens? Are they like the AA filter that covers an imaging sensor, or do they fit in a Mister Coffee? If you don’t own any filters, you’re missing some fun. Here’s a quick guide to buying one for your DSLR camera.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jun 07, 2019  |  0 comments

It's Friday, which is when we like to share fun camera hacks, tips and tricks you can try over the weekend.

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 31, 2019  |  0 comments

Every Friday we share an easy photography tips and tricks video and here's one with 33 DIY photo hacks you can try this weekend. While the video is geared toward the smartphone camera set, you can easily use these same tips and tricks with your regular camera as well.

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 27, 2019  |  0 comments

Here’s a quick camera tip from travel photographer Pierre T. Lambert that’s worth trying out. It often seems like we’re all addicted to reviewing our images on the back screen right after we take them. And, in fact, there’s a camera setting that lets you immediately review the shots for a few seconds on the LCD display on back. (Most of you probably have it on.)

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 17, 2019  |  0 comments

It's Friday, which is when we like to share easy and fun photography tricks you can try this weekend. And for simple photo tips, we often turn to popular YouTube how-to  channel Bright Side, which posted the below video with 14 easy camera tricks that will help you take photos as good as professional photographers.

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 15, 2019  |  0 comments

Are composition mistakes holding back your photography? Do you want to take your photos to the next level, from the merely good to the great? Then you first must address some composition blunders you could be making.

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 10, 2019  |  0 comments

Plan to go out shooting this weekend? Whether you're bringing your camera on vacation while traveling the world, or shooting photos closer to home, here are some great photography tricks you should know before you click the shutter.

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 10, 2019  |  0 comments

Here's a fun tutorial from photographer Jessica Whitaker with three easy ways to shoot more interesting portraits. Shot on location in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle, Washington, Whitaker teams up with model Chelsea Miller to share tips, tricks and techniques for portrait photography.

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 09, 2019  |  0 comments

Do all your photos have a certain sameness to them? That could simply be because you're shooting everything – portraits, landscapes, action – from the same height.

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