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Shutterbug Staff  |  Oct 16, 2019  |  0 comments

This photo showing a Tibetan fox about to attack a frightened marmot in China's Qilian Mountains just won the top prize in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. The image was shot by Bao Yongqing, who is the director and chief ecological photographer of the Qilian Mountain Nature Conservation Association of China.

Steve Meltzer  |  Oct 15, 2019  |  0 comments

I shoot most of my photos using the LCD screen on the back of my cameras rather than looking through the eyepiece viewfinder. I prefer the LCD screen for several reasons and I think other photographers should seriously consider how the rear monitor can actually make photography easier and your images better.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Oct 14, 2019  |  0 comments

Photographer Manny Ortiz is back with another portrait photography how-to video and this time he shows you three classic tips that will improve your photos. In the below tutorial, Ortiz once again calls on his lovely model wife Diana to pose so he can demonstrate how to use the following composition techniques to up your portrait game.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 14, 2019  |  0 comments

At one point, Adobe's Lightroom software was new to all of us and, to be honest, we made a few mistakes. That's fine. The idea though is to not keep on repeating those Lightroom mistakes, which brings us to Photoshop guru Lucy Martin's super helpful video below.

Henry Anderson  |  Oct 11, 2019  |  0 comments

Light the way to better photos with the below video from Run N Gun that shows you 9 awesome lighting hacks for photography in just 90 seconds. The lighting tricks can be applied to portrait photos or any sort of scene or setting where you want to add drama or creative luminance.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 10, 2019  |  0 comments

Nikon followed up its budget camera announcement this morning with a new lens designed more for the 1%. The company officially took the wraps off the Nikkor Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct lens, which is the fastest Nikkor lens to date and one of its most expensive primes in history.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Oct 10, 2019  |  0 comments

Looking for a way to spice up your images? Crafty Panda is back with 11 "creative photo tricks and Instagram photo hacks" you can try today with your camera or smart phone.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 10, 2019  |  0 comments

Nikon has introduced a new Z series mirrorless camera that will sell for under $860. This new budget-oriented camera is the Nikon Z50, which uses an APS-C sized (aka DX-format), 20.9MP sensor.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Oct 09, 2019  |  0 comments

Long exposure photography seems like it could be a challenge. If you follow some basic principles, however, you'll be capturing some spectacular long exposure landscape shots in no time.

Jason Schneider  |  Oct 09, 2019  |  0 comments

Prime lenses, unlike zooms, provide only a single fixed focal length. Despite that limitation prime lenses can be versatile, proficient picture takers that are smaller and lighter than comparable zooms and often deliver superior image quality along with wider apertures.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 08, 2019  |  0 comments

It's one of the most aggravating but basic problems in photography: your images turn out either too bright or too dark. But how do you fix this fundamental problem? Photography is, after all, the process of recording light.

Henry Anderson  |  Oct 08, 2019  |  0 comments

If everything in a portrait looks good except for your subject's hair, there's no need to call a stylist and do a reshoot. Unmesh Dinda of PiXimperfect shares a simple trick to fix messy hair in Photoshop in the video below.

Henry Anderson  |  Oct 07, 2019  |  0 comments

Luminar 4 from Skylum Software is not available yet but it's already getting a lot of buzz from photographers. One photographer who got his hands on an early copy of Luminar 4 is Anthony Morganti and in the below video he shows you how to replace a boring sky in an image with a more exciting, dramatic sky in just five seconds.

Deborah Sandidge  |  Oct 04, 2019  |  0 comments

On my recent visit to Africa as a photo tour pro, I decided to capture the beauty and the wildlife of the Serengeti totally mirrorless. Considering my recent move to the format, the trip was confirmation of how committed I am to it, as I took only my mirrorless Nikon Z cameras—three of them, in fact: my Z6, Z7, and the Z7 I had converted to infrared. Yes, I'm all in.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 02, 2019  |  0 comments

Here's how to get better as a boudoir photographer fast. Check that: here's how to get better as ANY type of photographer fast. Los Angeles-based pro Michael Sasser has eight tips on how you can improve quickly as a photographer whether you're shooting boudoir, portraits, or landscapes.

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