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Dan Havlik  |  Aug 06, 2019  |  0 comments

Shooting long exposures images can produce some very striking results. But there's not just one way to capture a long exposure shot that will get noticed.

Dan Havlik  |  Aug 05, 2019  |  0 comments

Capturing unique street photos can be tricky business partially because your first instinct as a photographer might be to "get the shot" and then move on so as not to attract too much attention. But what if your initial street photography angle isn't actually the best one?

Shutterbug Staff  |  Aug 02, 2019  |  0 comments

Here's a fun photography project to try this weekend: five creative ways to use shadows in your photography. In the below video from COOPH, they explain how shadows can be used in a variety of ways to produce head-turning photos.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Aug 01, 2019  |  1 comments

Hayden Pedersen loves making videos that explore the reaches of photography creativity in just a few minutes. In the below video, he gives us "10 WTF Photography Ideas in 100 Seconds."

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jul 23, 2019  |  0 comments

Out of the box, your new camera comes with all kinds of factory-assigned settings. Some of these default camera settings are useful, while others you'll quickly learn are counter-productive and even incredibly annoying: "How do I turn that infernal beeping off???"

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jul 22, 2019  |  0 comments

There are no real "rules" in photography, no matter what anyone says. But there are methods that can help you shoot better pictures. And who doesn't want to do that?

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jul 15, 2019  |  0 comments

We're always looking for quick tricks to make us better photographers. What we like about photographer and educator Mark Hemmings' photo tutorials is that he offers simple tips on how to shoot better photos and then expands on them so you're learning several techniques at once.

Barry Tanenbaum  |  Jul 15, 2019  |  0 comments

Sharon Stiteler was seven years old when she saw a pileated woodpecker—not in the wild, mind you, but in the pages of a Peterson Field Guide. It was enough. “I was intrigued by the idea that there was a crow-sized woodpecker out there,” she says.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jul 12, 2019  |  0 comments

Photographers share millions of their images every day on social media. There are so many photos floating around on Instagram, Facebook and other sites, it may seem impossible to get your photos to stand out, so they get the "likes" they deserve.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Jul 11, 2019  |  0 comments

Fujifilm’s family of digital cameras has some amazing features, but a couple of the most useful controls are a bit tricky to figure out. The owner’s manual is no help, either, and the way they function is counterintuitive—for me at least.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jul 09, 2019  |  0 comments

Don't be afraid of the dark and you can leave your tripod at home! That's photographer/educator Serge Ramelli's advice in the below video on how to capture sharp photos at night without using a tripod.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jul 05, 2019  |  0 comments

We're not entirely sure how serious photographer Dani Diamond is in the below video titled "MUST WATCH: The Correct Way to Hold a Camera," but we appreciate his moxie. In the short humorous clip, Diamond shares his unique handgrip technique for holding a DSLR.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jun 26, 2019  |  0 comments

You don't need to head out to the country to shoot landscapes. Actually, city folks can find great landscapes right in their own urban environment. You just have to go off the beaten path a bit.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jun 25, 2019  |  0 comments

Have you ever thought of trying to sell your photos? If you a serious photographer who might like to become a professional, working pro Jessica Sterling has some great advice in the below video, titled "How Much Should I Charge for My Work?"

Dan Havlik  |  Jun 24, 2019  |  0 comments

There are lots of things that people tell you about photography that are just plain wrong. In fact, sometimes these popular photography "myths," if you follow them, actually make your images look worse.

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