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Dan Havlik  |  Jan 11, 2016  |  0 comments

We’re still in shock over the death today of legendary musician and artist David Bowie. Someone who knew Bowie more than most folks was renowned fashion photographer Brian Duffy who, between 1972 and 1980, worked with Bowie on five photo projects, including three of his most famous album covers.

Cynthia Boylan  |  Jan 11, 2016  |  0 comments

The very helpful video below from AdoramaTV will teach you how to do three quick lighting set-ups for portrait photography even if you're only given one second with your subject,. The idea, which is demonstrated in the video by Daniel Norton, came from a recent Sports Illustrated photo shoot by Alexis Cuarezma where the photographer was given just about a minute to create perfect portraits of various athletes.

Cynthia Boylan  |  Jan 11, 2016  |  0 comments

Here is another video from innovative artist Mathieu Stern (number 6 in his "Weird Lens Challenge" creative series) and this time he is testing a large format camera lens from 1880—this was one of the first lenses to feature an iris diaphragm.

Cynthia Boylan  |  Jan 08, 2016  |  1 comments

The fun video below from The Slanted Lens -- with support from Tamron, Dynalite, and Roscoe—features host Jay P. Morgan and actress Jodie Sweetin of Full House fame, as they set up for a crazy photo shoot.

Dan Havlik  |  Jan 07, 2016  |  0 comments

The Nikon D5 professional DSLR has been the clear star (in cameras) of this year’s CES 2016 show in Las Vegas. Indeed, there’s a lot that’s appealling about this flagship, full frame DSLR from Nikon, including its ability to shoot at up to ISO 3,280,000 to capture images in extreme low light conditions.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jan 04, 2016  |  0 comments

We’ve been featuring the highly educational photography videos of Filmmaker IQ this past month and here’s another fascinating clip to kick off 2016. Titled “The Properties of Camera Lenses,” the video is narrated, once again, by John P. Hess, and gives you the scoop on everything you ever wanted to know about how lenses work.

Cynthia Boylan  |  Jan 04, 2016  |  0 comments

In this humorous YouTube video titled “Size Matters” from Serge Ramelli (Artisan Cinema) a pair of photographers attempts to use their stash of photo gear to win the attention of a beautiful lady. 

Cynthia Boylan  |  Dec 31, 2015  |  0 comments

The mesmerizing video montage by photographer Richard Gottardo (with funding by Consider it Fixed) reveals an ethereal and relaxing vision of the famous Northern Lights.

Cynthia Boylan  |  Dec 29, 2015  |  0 comments

We all know that accidents happen but we try very hard to avoid them. In the brief and very effective video below (which was created by B&H Photo, Brilliant Champions and OnTime Studios) we see a sight that every photographer has come to dread: camera gear being dropped onto a hard surface with devastating and destructive results.

Cynthia Boylan  |  Dec 28, 2015  |  0 comments

This wild video offers us a glimpse of the most beautiful, heartwarming and dramatic video moments of 2015 captured with GoPro cameras.

Dan Havlik  |  Dec 22, 2015  |  0 comments

This was an incredibly close call. Top professional Alpine skier Marcel Hirscher of Austria was nearly hit by a falling drone during a slalom race.

Cynthia Boylan  |  Dec 22, 2015  |  0 comments

This one ranks pretty high on our unofficial list of photo equipment mishaps, mistakes and minor disasters.

Cynthia Boylan  |  Dec 15, 2015  |  0 comments

Our host may be an adorable puppet but the message presented in this video is a very good one.

Cynthia Boylan  |  Dec 15, 2015  |  0 comments

Filmmaker John P. Hess at Filmmaker IQ brings us this highly informative video that expertly documents the science behind the evolution of photography’s most vital tool—the lens. 

Dan Havlik  |  Dec 15, 2015  |  0 comments

We’ve really been enjoying The Lab’s ongoing video series about photography and the group’s latest clip (embedded below) could be its most creative one yet. In the 2:30-minute spot titled “MINDFRAME – Think First. Shoot Later.”, six photographers are invited to a cemetery and are asked to capture “eternal life” in a single photo.

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