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Shutterbug Staff  |  Sep 22, 2020  |  0 comments

Don't ever turn you back on a crocodile! That's what a set of tourists learned during a group photo at a safari park in Australia. 

Ron Leach  |  Sep 22, 2020  |  0 comments

If you prefer to spend your time out shooting, rather than sitting behind a computer, this quick tutorial is for you. That’s because you’ll pick up five “essential” Photoshop tips in just 10 minutes that will dramatically speed up the editing process while delivering great results.

Ron Leach  |  Sep 22, 2020  |  0 comments

Let’s say everything comes together just right: You have a great subject, the light is beautiful, and your composition and focus are impeccable. You just captured the money shot, right? Not so fast, because everything is for naught if you mess up the exposure.

Dan Havlik  |  Sep 21, 2020  |  0 comments

Professional portrait photographer Anita Sadowska is back with her latest lighting tips and advice. This time she's comparing what it's like to shoot portraits in direct sunlight vs shooting backlit portraits vs shooting in an indoor studio using strobes.

Henry Anderson  |  Sep 18, 2020  |  0 comments

If you're looking to put your best foot forward this weekend, we've got a photography tutorial that's sure to curl your toes. Aside from, perhaps, hand shots, photos of feet are one of the most common images you see in advertising. And, of course, someone has to take all these lucrative feet photos, so why not get your foot in the door with this burgeoning artform today?

Ron Leach  |  Sep 17, 2020  |  0 comments

Landscape photographers walk a fine line when heading into the great outdoors, when it comes choosing the gear to pack. On the one hand, it’s important to be prepared for whatever you encounter. Conversely, it’s nice to minimize your load, especially if you plan a long hike.

Ron Leach  |  Sep 16, 2020  |  0 comments

Over the past few years there’s been a shift from DSLR cameras to mirrorless models among amateurs and pros alike. But as you’ll see in the video below, it’s still a bit premature to ring the death knell for the trusty DSLR—at least for certain applications.

Henry Anderson  |  Sep 15, 2020  |  0 comments

There are lots of so-called rules in photography established over centuries of shooting. But, as the saying goes, rules are made to be broken! And in photography, when you break the rules it can often lead to some very interesting images.

Ron Leach  |  Sep 10, 2020  |  0 comments

Macro photography is always a lot of fun, whether you’re shooting budding flowers in spring, the creepy crawlies of summer, colorful leaves in autumn, or the magical snowflakes of winter. Capturing great close-ups doesn’t require much in the way of specialized gear, but it’s important to know what you’re doing. And that’s what this tutorial is all about.

Henry Anderson  |  Sep 09, 2020  |  0 comments

There's no easy way to capture a great portrait, or is there? Bach Photography thinks there are some tricks that will, at least, make things easier for you as a portrait photographer while helping you produce better images.

Ron Leach  |  Sep 09, 2020  |  0 comments

Proper focusing techniques are important for all types of photography, and that’s especially true when shooting animals in the wild. Some photographers prefer to activate autofocus with their trigger finger on the shutter release button, while others swear by a method known as “back button focus.” So which approach works best? Read on.

Ron Leach  |  Sep 08, 2020  |  0 comments

Whether you’re shooting portraits of a beautiful model, or wildlife in the field, one way to turn a good image into a great one is to capture some life in your subject’s eyes. While that’s not always possible when photographing animals in the field under difficult light, it’s easy to add a bit of eye-popping sparkle when editing your images later.

Ron Leach  |  Sep 08, 2020  |  0 comments

One fail-safe technique for making images that elicit oohs and aahs is to shoot with a long exposure to smooth out motion and create a unique, ethereal effect. And the tutorial below provides five helpful tips for nailing long-exposure photographs with ease.

Dan Havlik  |  Sep 07, 2020  |  0 comments

If you're just starting out in photography but don't know where to begin, the below video from Mango Street is a great place to start. 

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