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Jason Schneider  |  Sep 18, 2019  |  0 comments

Newsflash! So-called entry-level DSLRs are no longer stripped-down models built to fit a bargain-basement price point. In fact, many budget DSLRs these days let you enter at a higher level photographically while not putting a dent in your wallet. The following are our choices for the five best DSLR kits (including lenses) for $750 or less.

Dan Havlik  |  Sep 17, 2019  |  0 comments

Admit it: we've all, at one time, taken a selfie. There's no shame in it! The history of self-portraiture in both photography and painting goes back to the very beginning of these artforms.  

Steve Meltzer  |  Sep 17, 2019  |  0 comments

On September 9, 2019, legendary photographer Robert Frank died at the age of 94. At the heart of Frank's photographic legacy was his groundbreaking book "The Americans." As one critic wrote about that seminal book: "(it) changed the nature of photography, what it could say and how it could say it. It remains perhaps the most influential photography book of the 20th century."

Shutterbug Staff  |  Sep 16, 2019  |  0 comments

Every year the Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards gives us a good chuckle and this year is no exception. The annual competition recently released its finalists for the 2019 Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards and we've selected ten of our laugh-out-loud favorites and included them in this story.

Henry Anderson  |  Sep 16, 2019  |  0 comments

Portrait lenses come in all shapes and sizes but some particular focal lengths, many photographers would argue, are better than others. In the below video, 

Dan Havlik  |  Sep 13, 2019  |  0 comments

Continuing our series on some basic object removal techniques in Photoshop, Colin Smith of photoshopCAFE weighs in again in the below video titled "How to Remove People from a Photo in Photoshop in a Few Clicks."

Henry Anderson  |  Sep 13, 2019  |  0 comments

We post lots of portrait photography tips videos but seldom have we seen one as jampacked with helpful portraiture advice as the below tutorial from Taylor Jackson. In the video, Jackson teams up with fellow portrait photographer Miquel Quiles to show you twenty quick tips for shooting better portraits in natural light.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Sep 12, 2019  |  0 comments

British tripod maker 3 Legged Thing gives their products clever names, but I just call them awesome. In addition to some of the best tripods money can buy, they offer camera brackets, monopods and related accessories. Here’s my review of the morphable Ellie L-bracket and the DOCZ2, a combination monopod stabilizer plus heavy-duty tabletop tripod.

Dan Havlik  |  Sep 12, 2019  |  0 comments

You don't need big elaborate sets or a large studio to shoot sensuous, cinematic boudoir photos. In the below video, pro boudoir photographer Michael Sasser shows you three techniques to capture beautiful boudoir images in a small room.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Sep 12, 2019  |  0 comments

Fujifilm just introduced the 24.2MP X-A7 mirrorless digital camera, which will be available as a kit with the XC15-45mmF3.5-5.6 OIS PZ lens for $699 when it goes on sale on October 24, 2019. An entry-level mirrorless camera from Fujifilm, the X-A7 is compact and lightweight, tipping the scales at just 11.3 ounces (320 grams).

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