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Ron Leach  |  Dec 30, 2020  |  0 comments

If you’re looking for a bit of inspiration for shooting unique photos over the upcoming holiday weekend, you’ve come to the right place. That’s because a popular pro reveals what he considers the 10 best photography ideas of 2020.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Dec 25, 2020  |  1 comments

Did you just get a new camera? Or maybe you’re getting reacquainted with a camera that’s been on the shelf for awhile? Getting good pictures consistently – the ultimate goal of all photographers – is easier than you think. Here are 10 tips that I share with all photographers regardless of skill level.

Dean Zulich  |  Dec 23, 2020  |  1 comments

Regardless if you are dealing with limited time, adverse circumstances, or a lack of props, there is always a way to create compelling portraits on the run. In this tutorial, pro photographer Dean Zulich shares portrait photography tips from his shoots from different locations all over the world.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 22, 2020  |  0 comments

Remember HDR, the often-overused Photoshop technique that supposedly met an early demise? Well the death of HDR was greatly exaggerated, if you take a subtle approach and use this technique properly.

Dan Havlik  |  Dec 17, 2020  |  0 comments

We've featured the incredible photos of our favorite camera trickster Jordi Koalitic all year long so it's fitting we end 2020 with his ten best photography tricks of the past twelve months. In the below video, Koalitic pulls out all the stops with ten mind-blowing images that were produced using simple household items in extremely creative ways.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 17, 2020  |  0 comments

One of the first decisions every photographer makes before purchasing a new camera is whether they want a full frame model or one with an APS-C or micro four thirds sensor. It’s an important consideration because the choice you make determines what the focal length of your lenses really means.

Dan Havlik  |  Dec 04, 2020  |  0 comments

Do you want to know how to take better photos? (Hey, don't we all?) Well, there's no better place to start than the below photography how-to video from Jay P. Morgan of The Slanted Lens titled, simply, "How to Take Better Photos with Your Camera."

Ron Leach  |  Dec 03, 2020  |  0 comments

The holidays are upon us and they offer a great opportunity to capture festive memories for family and friends to enjoy. The quick video below will help you get into the Christmas spirit, with some fun and easy tips for making Christmas photos as home.

Deborah Sandidge  |  Nov 30, 2020  |  0 comments

By definition a prism is a geometrical glass figure with...wait, stop; forget that. Just take a look at the cover of your Dark Side of the Moon album. That's a prism, and that's basically what it does.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Nov 30, 2020  |  1 comments

There are lots of ways to shoot photos from a high angle to help you capture eye-popping images from an elevated perspective. Of course, you can try shooting aerial images from a drone but flying one can be tricky and drones are expensive (and tend to crash).

Larry Chen  |  Nov 23, 2020  |  0 comments

While car races and commercials are fun and exhilarating, one of the things I most love to shoot are actually car shows and meets such as the popular Cars and Coffee events. It’s automotive photography at its most basic form. Not everyone can teleport themselves across the world to shoot exclusive events and races, but anyone can roll up to a car show and snap photos.

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.

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