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Ron Leach Posted: May 26, 2017 0 comments

Photographer Ryan Stout used his engineering skill to create “Arsenal” which he describes as “the world’s first intelligent assistant for DSLR and mirrorless cameras. The idea is that with this compact, wireless device you can use an iOS or Android smartphone to control your camera and take the guesswork out of capturing great images.

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Ron Leach Posted: May 26, 2017 1 comments

One of the few things we didn’t try in our in our recent review of Sony’s small and sophisticated A6500 mirrorless camera was to try shooting with a cheap 500mm f/8 preset lens and a 2x teleconverter. But that’s exactly what photographer Christopher Burress did in the video below, and his results are pretty interesting.

Ron Leach Posted: May 26, 2017 0 comments

Researchers at the University of Tokyo used high-speed cameras to study the intricate manner in which ladybugs fold and unfold their wings as you can see in the amazing video below from the National Geographic YouTube channel.

Jon Sienkiewicz Posted: May 25, 2017 0 comments

Read this and you’ll never again say, “Seen one parade, you’ve seen them all.”

Ron Leach Posted: May 25, 2017 0 comments

Here’s a quick tutorial enabling you to create unique images with subjects appearing to float within a scene. The interesting technique involves nothing more than simple editing and compositing of two images in Photoshop and Lightroom. 

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Ron Leach Posted: May 25, 2017 0 comments

DIY photography projects are not only a lot of fun, they can also save you some serious cash that's better spent on stuff you can’t make yourself. In the video below you’ll learn five quick camera hacks that are very easy to accomplish.

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Ron Leach Posted: May 25, 2017 0 comments

Ruggedized, submergible digicams are popular among travel and adventure photographers that want a compact camera they can use underwater or in wet, dusty conditions. The Ricoh WG-50 is a versatile new model that’s great for all your summer adventures from the mountains and desert to the sea.

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Shutterbug Staff Posted: May 25, 2017 0 comments

Every photographer has a favorite lens, depending upon the type of photography they enjoy most. For some, it may be a super telephoto zoom, like the powerful new Sigma 150-600mm Sports lens we reviewed recently. For others, it might be a high-speed prime. But what really gets my creative juices flowing are the creative opportunities unlocked by an ultra-wide lens like the new Sigma 12-24mm DG f/4 HSM zoom.

Jack Neubart Posted: May 25, 2017 0 comments

Photographer Ami Vitale travels the world to capture those aspects of life we don’t ordinarily see. She helps us understand other peoples, their cultures, lifestyles, and traditions. She’s not afraid to take the journey, regardless of the perils she may face. And she comes away from the experience with images she shares with the world, much of it for National Geographic.

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Ron Leach Posted: May 24, 2017 0 comments

Have you ever wondered what gear and techniques fashion photographers use to capture their compelling images? Well read on, because in the video below top pro Clinton Lubbe covers all the basics to get you started shooting fashion yourself.

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