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Shutterbug Staff  |  Aug 27, 2018  |  0 comments

Here’s a fun but pointed video from our favorite lens guru, Mathieu Stern. To create the video, Stern ask his Instagram followers a simple question: What is the worst thing to say to a photographer?

Ron Leach  |  Apr 07, 2016  |  0 comments

If you need a good laugh you owe it to yourself to check out this video: “The 5 Worst Types of Photographers.” It features real-life photographers Tony Northrup and his wife Chelsea in five short skits depicting couples out shooting, and they’re pretty hilarious. Hopefully you’re not reminded of anyone you know. 

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Mar 01, 2018  |  0 comments

Things were tough during the Stone Age. No camera bags; no photo backpacks, either. Some citizens were so starved for visual stimulation that they resorted to painting stick figures on the walls inside their caves. Others just bided their time, waiting to evolve.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 01, 2017  |  0 comments

Have you ever noticed a yellow tint to the glass in a vintage lens? That may be because certain lenses in the 60s and 70s used a Thorium coating that yellows over time. Thorium has a high refractive index that improves light transmission, but it also turns out to be slightly radioactive.

Ron Leach  |  Feb 07, 2017  |  0 comments

The late Bruce Mozert was an American photographer who gained acclaim in the late 1930s for photographing pretty pin-ups posing underwater. As you can see, what made his portraits particularly unusual (apart from the fact they were shot underwater) was that his models were often posed as though they were going about their daily lives on land.

Dan Havlik  |  Aug 19, 2019  |  0 comments

Shutterbug photographer Jordan Matter recently teamed up with fashion model Natalia Taylor to produce the fun, revealing and very tongue-in-cheek video below titled "Fashion Modeling Horror Stories – The Real Truth."

Ron Leach  |  Dec 11, 2017  |  0 comments

Of all the contests we’ve featured over the years, the annual Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards (CWPA) is among the most popular with Shutterbug readers. So we thought we’d help you kick off the week with a chuckle, by sharing these finalists in the 2017 competition. 

Ron Leach  |  Feb 07, 2018  |  0 comments

Sometimes you have to wonder who came up with the terminology used to describe how cameras work and the way we make pictures. In this humorous video, photographers Tony and Chelsea Northrup reveal what they think are among the dumbest terms in photography.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 15, 2017  |  0 comments

The Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone may be a few generations old, but it’s a rugged little device and shoots some decent video under turbulent conditions as you can see in the insane two-minute clip below.

Ron Leach  |  Sep 11, 2017  |  0 comments

Since you’re visiting our website, chances are you take photography seriously. But regardless of personal style and the images you shoot most, we bet you’ll find it difficult not to laugh at the following video describing five types of photographers.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 06, 2016  |  0 comments

Here at Shutterbug we’re not big proponents of destroying perfectly good camera gear just for kicks. But once in a while we can’t resist sharing a video like this one, in which a working Canon SLR camera is cut in half with a 60,000 PSI waterjet—just to see what’s inside.

Ron Leach  |  Apr 02, 2018  |  0 comments

We like to keep things simple after hectic holiday weekends; so today we’re bringing you three quick “five tips“ tutorials that will improve your photography without a huge learning curve. In this first video, you’ll pick up one pro’s five favorite camera hacks in just two minutes.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 21, 2016  |  0 comments

Amateur photographer Colin Lowe is serious about pinhole photography, and he’s also pretty keen about constructing his own cameras. For this project the Australian made a working, “edible” camera from a potato, a tomato paste can, two 35mm film canisters and a refrigerator magnet.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Dec 06, 2018  |  0 comments

Here’s the sad story of the photographer whose talent outmatched his equipment, set to music and sung to the tune of Jingle Bells.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 31, 2017  |  0 comments

It’s almost Super Bowl time, so we thought we’d turn to Gavin Free and Dan Gruchy (AKA the Slow Mo Guys) to see what happens when an over-inflated football explodes while being captured at hundreds of times slower than you can see with your own eyes.

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