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Dan Havlik  |  Nov 16, 2020  |  0 comments

If you're just getting started in photography, you've probably noticed that there's a lot of jargon. Some of these photo terms are important to learn if you a beginner photographer, while some of it will probably just clog up your brain with unnecessary lingo.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Nov 16, 2020  |  0 comments

Just because you might be stuck at home lately, doesn't mean you can't shoot some incredible photos without leaving your front door. Our good friends at COOPH have come up with six creative ideas on how you can shoot amazing images while staying safe indoors.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Nov 13, 2020  |  0 comments

Humans learn to speak correctly by repeating what they hear, and during the process they automatically and unconsciously develop “an ear for correct grammar” naturally. I’ll bet you don’t leave many dangling participles, even though only a few English majors know exactly what that means. I propose that composition, particularly composition in photography, is learned the same way.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 10, 2020  |  0 comments

There’s nothing like a bit of motion blur or slightly missed focus to spoil an otherwise great shot. But with the eight tips below, and a little practice, you’ll be able to shoot sharper wildlife photographs every time.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 10, 2020  |  0 comments

Most photographers are familiar with the popular narrative that shooting in Manual Mode delivers better, or at least more predictable, results. Unfortunately, many folks hesitate to turn their camera’s mode dial to “M” because they think Manual Mode is too complicated.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Nov 09, 2020  |  0 comments

For passionate photographers, skill and talent often burst into bloom in unexpected abundance. One day you’re trying to learn the Rule of Thirds with your high-end point-and-shoot and the next day, it seems, your eye for composition rivals highly paid professionals. Somewhere in that equation you outgrow the camera that you’re using. For many serious photographers, that means it’s time to sell the old gear to MPB and move up. Here are 6 tips to help you through the selling process.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 06, 2020  |  0 comments

When things get a bit dull we frequently turn to photographer Jordi Koalitic, who has an uncanny knack for coming up with simple tricks for creating amazing images. This quick tutorial is no different, as he demonstrates five easy tricks for shooting mind-blowing images at home.

Henry Anderson  |  Oct 29, 2020  |  0 comments

The master of easy-to-do but simply amazing photo tricks, Jordi Koalitic, is back with five new trending photography ideas that are perfect for Halloween. These photography tricks, demonstrated by Koalitic in the video below, run the gamut from the scary looking to the downright mind-blowing.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 28, 2020  |  0 comments

Yesterday we featured an interesting tutorial explaining how to make breathtaking portraits without fancy gear. Today we’re taking simplicity to the next level, with eight DIY lighting hacks using common household to create very special effects.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 22, 2020  |  0 comments

You don’t have to travel far to capture images that will astound your friends. In fact, today we’re going to show you how to do exactly that from the comfort of your home or backyard.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 20, 2020  |  0 comments

We’re all looking for a creative boost to shoot unique people pictures, especially those of us who aren’t professional portrait photographers. And when you can pick up a few tricks that are easy to execute, all the better.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 20, 2020  |  0 comments

Most of us consider photography a challenge, whereby we’re constantly striving to capture better images. But our craft should also be an enjoyable experience, and the quick video below provides five fun photo hacks that deliver unique results.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 15, 2020  |  0 comments

If you’re not getting out much these days due to Covid concerns, the video below is just what you need to keep the creative juices flowing. In barely three minutes you’ll find 10 great ideas for capturing eye-popping images at home.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 14, 2020  |  0 comments

Capturing great portraits requires more than an attractive model, proper shooting techniques, and a nice location. That’s because all could be for naught unless you are adept at posing the subject.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 13, 2020  |  0 comments

Everybody wants to look good in a photo. But is it possible to look great in EVERY image? If so, that would be fantastic for models, non-models and for the photographers taking the pictures.

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