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Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Nov 10, 2020  |  0 comments

Leica just announced the full frame Leica Q2 Monochrom, a black-and-white-only version of the popular Leica Q2. Shutterbug was able to borrow an early sample before the announcement and we put her through the paces. Sporting the same sharp Summilux 28mm f/1.7 ASPH non-interchangeable lens and a modified version of the 47.3-megapixel CMOS sensor, the new Leica Q2 Monochrom wears covert dress without the famous red Leica circle logo and has a new maximum ISO 100,000.

Henry Anderson  |  Nov 09, 2020  |  0 comments

We've written about Luminar software many times before. This Photoshop/Lightroom competitor has some pretty neat tricks up its sleeve for enhancing your photos but wait until you see what's coming next.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Nov 09, 2020  |  0 comments

For passionate photographers, skill and talent often burst into bloom in unexpected abundance. One day you’re trying to learn the Rule of Thirds with your high-end point-and-shoot and the next day, it seems, your eye for composition rivals highly paid professionals. Somewhere in that equation you outgrow the camera that you’re using. For many serious photographers, that means it’s time to sell the old gear to MPB and move up. Here are 6 tips to help you through the selling process.

Dan Havlik  |  Nov 06, 2020  |  0 comments

Headshots are a type of portrait photo that actors and models use to help them find work. In many ways, a good headshot is the ultimate calling card. A bad headshot, on the other hand, could mean you don't even get your foot in the door.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 06, 2020  |  0 comments

When things get a bit dull we frequently turn to photographer Jordi Koalitic, who has an uncanny knack for coming up with simple tricks for creating amazing images. This quick tutorial is no different, as he demonstrates five easy tricks for shooting mind-blowing images at home.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 06, 2020  |  0 comments

If you want to refine your Lightroom skills this tutorial is for you. That’s because in just 18 minutes you’ll receive what's essentially a free master class, covering all the basics to edit photos like a pro.

Henry Anderson  |  Nov 05, 2020  |  0 comments

Even seasoned pros use Photoshop to add some pizazz to their portraits so why shouldn't you? That's the gist of the below Photoshop tutorial from Pixielx titled "How to Make Professional Portraits."

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Nov 05, 2020  |  0 comments

Few things are as exciting as using a brand new lens for the first time. To photographers, a new lens is like an empty canvas to an artist, or a fresh storyline to a novelist. Fortunately, despite the unsettled tenor of the world situation, 2020 has witnessed an outstanding and diverse collection of exceptional lenses.

Shutterbug once again worked with EISA, the world’s largest independent collection of magazines and websites focusing on consumer electronics, to select the ten best lenses of 2020. Here are our choices. As a voting member of EISA, Shutterbug helped choose these outstanding lenses, which we feel are the best you can buy right now.

Our choices for the ten best lenses you can buy in 2020 run the gamut from super wideangle to super telephoto, and one thing is certain: not one of them will disappoint you. So, take a look at our choices for the ten best lenses of 2020 below (with links to where you can purchase them) and find something amazing to start shooting with today.

Dan Havlik  |  Nov 04, 2020  |  0 comments

Good landscape composition is one of the easiest things to understand but, perhaps, one of the most difficult things to explain in photography. It's like that old saying: "I don't know much about art, but I know what I like."

Jason Schneider  |  Nov 03, 2020  |  0 comments

At first glance, the Sigma 45mm f/2.8 DG DN seems to be a run-of-the-mill, reasonably fast normal lens designed to cover the full frame format. In fact, its 45mm focal length is closer to normal than the classic 50mm, as determined by the diagonal of 24 x 36mm frame, which measures 43.26mm.

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