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Jon Sienkiewicz  |  May 24, 2024  |  0 comments

Yes, I want to shoot some film. But where the heck do I get it developed?
Relax! There are a number of options, five of which we identify here. One will possibly surprise you.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Mar 01, 2024  |  0 comments

How often is lens cleaning necessary? What's the safest and most effective way to do it? What materials are best?

 

What you don't know can hurt you. What you read here can also be successfully applied to your eyeglasses, smartphone, Apple Watch and more.

David Schloss  |  Feb 27, 2024  |  0 comments

Turning your photos into artwork as a high-quality wall print, a custom leather-bound photo book, or a massive metallic wall hanging is a great way to really showcase photography and make it stand out from the swipe, swipe, swipe world of mobile photography.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Feb 22, 2024  |  0 comments

OWC has expanded their end-to-end ecosystem of professional storage solutions by adding three new items of vital interest to content creators, moviemakers and photographers in general. Their latest innovation is their Atlas USB4 CFexpress Type B 4.0 Memory Card Reader. Here's the total rundown. If you want to speed up your workflow and improve data safekeeping, you need to read this.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Dec 15, 2023  |  0 comments

Posting holiday snaps to your social media page is quick and easy—but it can be hard to control who can view your personal pics. You want to show your family members a great shot of you frolicking in Fiji on December 25, but do you really want to tell the entire world that your home back in Kansas is unoccupied until after New Year's Day? Create a virtual picture-sharing family room online, a secure place viewable only by those to whom you give permission, with Zonerama, a free and easy-to-use platform provided by a folks at Zoner, makers of Zoner Photo Studio X.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Dec 08, 2023  |  0 comments

Belinda Burton is a portrait photographer who's fanatical about photography and expresses a "…passion to empower all women, no matter what age, size, race and occupation, that they are worthy of admiration." We had a chance to connect with her and share her story with Shutterbug readers.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Nov 24, 2023  |  0 comments

Experience the thrill of precisely and accurately editing photos and other graphic creations directly on the actual image as it's displayed on the new Wacom One 13 Touch 13.3-inch screen using a battery-free, pressure sensitive Wacom digital pen. The Wacom One 13 Touch is easy to use, affordable and enormous fun—here is our hands-on REVIEW.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Oct 03, 2023  |  0 comments

3 Legged Thing just introduced their 2023 lineup of monopods, and Shutterbug had a chance to evaluate the model of our choice several weeks in advance. Here's why the 3 Legged Thing "Taylor 2.0" works for us.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Jul 14, 2023  |  0 comments

Nurturing neophyte film photographers and movie makers, supplying photo schools with film cameras, and helping photographers of all levels learn how to use legacy film cameras, Michael Raso and the Film Photography Project volunteers have engaged with tens of thousands of film users around the world via a monthly podcast, by answering emailed questions and by conducting workshops. If you're into film of any size, shape or format, visit the FPP website and tune in to a podcast.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Jun 23, 2023  |  0 comments

Exactly what is a Platypod Handle? It's a grip for vloggers. It's a tripod tool: a camera riser. It's a versatile attachment point for lighting paraphernalia, microphones, monitoring gear and other accessories. It pairs perfectly with any Platypod tripod alternative and the Platypod Grip ballhead. It's the brainchild of highly respected NJ physician and brilliant inventor, Dr. Larry Tiefenbrunn, CEO at Platypod Pro LLC.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jun 22, 2023  |  0 comments

Take your photography skills to the next level—now. Here's an incredible offer that can energize your growth to pro status. Introducing the Skylum Luminar All-in-one Bundle that delivers the software tools and knowhow you need to capture, enhance and share your stunning shots effortlessly.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Jun 20, 2023  |  0 comments

3 Legged Thing (3LT) just announced Freya, an L-bracket designed to fit the popular Fujifilm X-T5 specifically, and Shutterbug received a sample to evaluate several weeks before launch date. Here's our rundown.

Jeff Van Scoyk  |  Nov 28, 2022  |  0 comments

We are surrounded by people and places. Add a camera and you have everything you need for street photography.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Oct 28, 2022  |  0 comments

We evaluated the Synology DiskStation 1522+ NAS for several weeks and discovered that it does a whole lot more than just store image and video files. It provides secure backups, multi-media server functionality, password-protected file sharing and multi-platform accessibility all rolled into one compact box—and that’s only the beginning.

Chris Maher and Larry Berman  |  Apr 06, 2022  |  First Published: Sep 01, 2007  |  1 comments

An educator since the early 1960s, Jerry Uelsmann began assembling his photographs from multiple negatives decades before digital tools like Photoshop were available. Using as many as seven enlargers to expose a single print, his darkroom skills allowed him to create evocative images that combined the realism of photography and the fluidity of our dreams.

 

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