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Ron Leach Posted: May 03, 2017 0 comments

Nikon is celebrating it’s 100th Anniversary on July 25, and SmugMug Films created the beautiful time-lapse video below to help celebrate the milestone of the iconic Nikon brand and its special relationship with space exploration.

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Ron Leach Posted: May 03, 2017 0 comments

Gear Acquisition Syndrome (GAS) is a serious affliction common to many photographers, resulting in severe back and shoulder pain, budget cramping, and other maladies affecting quality of life. Fortunately there’s an effective cure for this illness as you can see in the video below.

Ron Leach Posted: May 02, 2017 0 comments

Craig Roberts is a British travel and landscape photographer who often posts tutorials for those looking to up their game. In the video below, he explains what you should do (and not do) to make yourself a better photographer.

Staff Posted: May 02, 2017 0 comments

Color Flow

Last October Shutterbug reader Neil Williams planned a two-day trip to Asheville, North Carolina, “to get some fall color on the Blue Ridge Parkway but the weather didn’t cooperate (heavy rain and complete lack of visibility).” So, he decided to change course slightly and make a quick trip to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee instead. 

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Dan Havlik Posted: May 02, 2017 0 comments

Now this is pretty awesome. The folks at The Lighting Channel have a great new video (below) that demonstrates 10 “super simple lighting setups to create radically different moods.”

Ron Leach Posted: May 02, 2017 1 comments

Let’s say you’re photographing a brunette and you’d like to see what she (or he) looks like with blonde, black or red hair. After watching this detailed Photoshop tutorial you’ll be able to change brown hair to any color you want.

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Ron Leach Posted: May 02, 2017 0 comments

Last month we featured a story with a wealth of information from Canon on how to photograph the once-in-a-life total eclipse of the sun that will be visible from coast to coast on August 21st. 

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Scott Kelby Posted: May 02, 2017 0 comments

Q. I have a Canon EOS 5D Mark III and a Canon EOS 7D. For sports and nature I use the 7D with a Canon 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L Mark II lens. With the Canon 7D APS sensor it makes the lens about a 150-600mm. Would I get better quality if I bought a Canon EOS 5D Mark IV, used the Canon 100-400mm lens, and cropped the image in Photoshop?

Ron Leach Posted: May 01, 2017 0 comments

Blake Rudis is an image-editing expert who says that one of the most common requests he receives is to explain the best way to color correct images. In the video below he presents a quick and simple three-step process that he promises will “nail your white balance every single time.”

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Dan Havlik Posted: May 01, 2017 0 comments

We watched this video at least a dozen times over the weekend and we still can’t get enough. Mats Wernersson is some kind of master craftsman or maybe he’s just a really clever guy with what Jeff Spicoli would call “an awesome set of tools.”

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Ron Leach Posted: May 01, 2017 0 comments

Focal length is a simple but extremely important photographic concept, and in this quick video you’ll learn all you need to know to make the most of the lenses you have as well as those you acquire in the future.

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Ron Leach Posted: May 01, 2017 0 comments

If you’re a working photographer, you might as well spend your time shooting lucrative projects that actually interest you, right? If this sounds a bit too good to be true, watch this video and you’ll pick up some valuable tips on how to do just that.

Staff Posted: Apr 28, 2017 0 comments

Water Under the Old Bridge
Peda Pepic knew the shot he wanted of Stari Most (English: Old Bridge), a famous 16th-century Ottoman bridge in the city of Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina but he was running out of time. 

Ron Leach Posted: Apr 28, 2017 0 comments

Sorry to bust your bubble, but as you’ll see in the video below some nature documentaries get the Hollywood treatment and aren’t exactly what they seem. Simon Cade, Host and Producer of DSLRguide TV made the discovery while watching an episode of the BBC’s “Planet Earth.”

Edited by George Schaub Posted: Apr 28, 2017 0 comments

The Sony A6500 is the flagship model for Sony’s APS-C sensor-based mirrorless camera line and features an E-lens mount. The Sony A6500 was brought out only 8 months after the forerunner A6300 was shipped, which begs the question as to what changes and differences would justify a new model so soon. Indeed, there are some changes.

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