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Ron Leach  |  Jun 27, 2017  |  0 comments

We’ll let you in on a little secret about all those spectacular photos of starlit skies that you wish you could take yourself: Astrophotography is easier than you think—especially if you learn the eight tips in the one-minute video below.

Ron Leach  |  Jul 12, 2017  |  0 comments

You may be surprised to learn that long-exposure photography at night can be accomplished without any specialized equipment, and if you watch this two-minute tutorial from Mango Street you’ll be able to easily capture stellar images of starlit skies.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 29, 2017  |  0 comments

Whenever we feature the beautiful imagery of British nature photographer Simon Baxter we’re struck by his thoughtful, cerebral approach to our craft and the remarkable patience he exhibits in an attempt to get just the shot he’s after.

Ron Leach  |  Jul 29, 2021  |  0 comments

Summer is in full swing, but autumn is right around the corner. That means it’s time to bone up on your technique so you’ll be ready for the change of seasons. Today’s Photoshop video explains a simple color grading technique that provides a beautiful fall effect.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Dec 17, 2018  |  0 comments

Nature photographer Nigel Danson has followed up his popular video from this summer titled “7 Simple Photography Tips I Wish I Knew Earlier,” with a new clip on a similar subject. Titled “7 Beginner Photography Mistakes to Avoid,” in the below video Danson shares some tips he’s learned along the way to becoming a successful photographer.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 27, 2020  |  0 comments

Not only are rules meant to be broken, but there are a number of common misconceptions about landscape photography you need to ignore—at least under certain circumstances. Today we’ll explain when you should be a maverick, and show you some gorgeous photos in the process.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 30, 2021  |  0 comments

This is a great time of year to photograph our feathered friends, and as you’ll see in this comprehensive tutorial, with the proper skill you needn’t travel further than your own backyard to make some truly spectacular images.

Jim Zuckerman  |  Jun 20, 2014  |  0 comments

Most people find the bones of animals fascinating. Nature photographers are usually drawn to them like a magnet, and when they are in a particularly beautiful environment, they make captivating subjects. Too often, though, bones are scattered in an unattractive way or they are laying in dirt or underbrush that isn’t especially appealing. In that case, it’s a simple matter of arranging the various elements so they are more pleasing.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 01, 2017  |  0 comments

Astrophotography is really popular these days, but many photographers are put off by the challenge because they assume this type of shooting requires special equipment and arcane techniques. In fact, nighttime photography isn’t really all that complicated and you can usually get great results with equipment you already own.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 28, 2021  |  0 comments

Rebirth and renewal, new beginnings and love. What is it about spring that brings out our inner romantic, and what does it do to our photography? This is what we asked you to show us when we announced Shutterbug’s Spring “Time of the Season” photography contest back in May. And you delivered in spades!

Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 09, 2021  |  0 comments

Winter can be a difficult season for photographers, especially at high latitudes. But if you persist through the challenges thrown at you by this cold and dark time of year, you can capture some fantastic images.

 |  Jan 03, 2017  |  0 comments

Paolo Pettigiani is an Italian photographer/graphic designer whose stunning infrared photographs convey familiar scenes that are at once familiar and surreal. Based in Turin, Pettigiani says he finds inspiration during his travels by discovering “a new reality” with his unique infrared images.

Ron Leach  |  Mar 14, 2017  |  0 comments

George Digalakis is a fine art photographer born and raised in Athens, Greece where he still lives today. He says he subscribes to Minimalism, both as an art movement and a philosophy of life, and his beautiful nature images are really something to behold.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 26, 2017  |  0 comments

Andrew Miller is an acclaimed adventure photographer who has traveled the world with his snowboard, looking for spectacular mountains to climb, photograph and descend on his board. The stunning images you see here are from his recent trip to Alaska.

Ron Leach  |  Feb 06, 2017  |  0 comments

Every winter something enchanting happens on the Island of Hokkaido in Northern Japan when temperatures fall well below freezing. The Tokachi River freezes over, and what was once crystal clear water breaks up into diamond-like fragments of ice that wash ashore in a spectacle locals refer to as “jewelry ice.”

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