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Here Are 9 Great Composition Tips for Better Landscape Photography (VIDEO)

Pro photographer Toma Bonciu (AKA Photo Tom) is back with some more landscape photography tips, this time centering on the ever-popular topic of …

Landscape Photography

Gallery: Dazzling visions in the 4th Fine Art Photography Awards

The two Grand Prize winners, Coco Amardeil's <i>Come Hell or High Water</i> and William Ye's <i>A Tribute to Orlando</i>, were impressive albeit more classically …

Art

Five Ways to Improve Your Photographic Compositions

Composition is one of the hardest things we deal with as photographers. It is complex and can seem like a neverending pursuit. Today, we’ll look at …

Landscape Photography

7 Tips for Photographing Woods and Forests

7 Simple Guidelines to Capture Beautiful Images of Woods and ForestsWoods and forests are challenging scenes to photograph as it’s often hard to spot …

Landscape Photography

Here’s How to Use Exposure Compensation for Better Landscape Photographs (VIDEO)

The first thing most photographers learn is that a camera’s light meter is calibrated to deliver correct exposures of “average” subjects with a tone …

Compensation

What is Low-Key Monochrome Photography?

With all the amazing new cameras and lenses creating outstanding color, most of us are flooded with saturated images all over social media. But, a …

Photography

How to Start Building Your Photography Filter Kit

At its very heart, landscape photography is about capturing light on a sensor (or film, if you’re still shooting the old-fashioned way). Photography …

Landscape Photography

Techniques for Beach Compositions

Capturing those beautiful seaside scenes can be incredibly fun as well as a completely unique challenge. If you are planning on going after some …

Coastlines

Pan Like A Pro

Time for word association:TOP / bottom<br>HARD / soft<br>CAR / drive<br>CAMERA / digital<br>APERTURE / shutter speed<br>ACTION / freeze it<br>ACTION / stop-motion<br>ACTION / …

Nature Photography

How to Fake Shallow Depth of Field Using Photoshop

Photos with shallow depth of field are a very popular look in most genres involving people in some way, but they also require pricier lenses to …

Tutorials

Must Have Gear for Your Sony Kit

2018 has kicked off with a bang as several companies have released exciting new gear everyone is eager to get their hands on. Sony recently announced …

5 Tips for Composing Landscape Photos with Depth, Scale & Unity for More Powerful Images (VIDEO)

Regular visitors to <i>Shutterbug’s</i> website and Facebook page have no doubt noticed that we’ve been featuring a series of tutorials designed to help …

7 Photography Composition Tips I Learned from Ansel Adams - Landscape Photography

Here are few composition tips and ideas you can apply to your landscape photography that Toma Bonciu learned from photographer Ansel Adams.<p><b>Ansel …

Hands-On With the Sony a7 III: A New Normal

One week ago, Sony introduced the a7 III full-frame mirrorless camera which redefined what a “base model” should be. Here’s my first-look …

Composition Tips: This Pro Says “Use the Golden Spiral” & Forget About the Rule of Thirds (VIDEO)

If you wonder why we spend so much time discussing techniques for better composition, the answer is simple: No matter what type of images you shoot, …

How to Bring Your Boring Photos to Life

Have you ever taken a photo, and then once you viewed it on your computer, thought to yourself, "Man, that didn't turn out like I thought..."?<p>Dumb …

10 Tips for Shooting Waterfall Photos

Here’s a straightforward guide on how to get something more out of your waterfall shots. The idea to this guide came to me when I recently visited …

Landscape Photography

Here’s How to Use Long Exposures During the Day for Epic Landscape Photographs (VIDEO)

Some photographers are under the misconception that slow shutter speeds are only required when shooting at night or under less-than-ideal lighting …

Beginner Photography Tip: How to Clean Your Camera Lens

If I had a dollar for every time someone asked me how to properly clean their lenses, I'd be a rich man.I remember when I was a new photographer …

Particles

Here’s How to Capture Sharp Long-Exposure Photos with Tips from a Pro Travel Shooter (VIDEO)

Long-exposure photography at night can be very challenging, especially if you want to capture sharp images. And while we all know that using a tripod …

Pad Thai Recipe

Yield4<p>Cooking time10 mins<p>Preparation time10 mins<p>Ingredients<p>Pad Thai is a true Thai recipe classic - and practically the country's national dish. …

Onions

My Favorite Neutral Density Filter

Ever since purchasing a circular polarizer filter several years ago, filters have played an important role in my photography. However, it wasn’t …

Scientists grow new ears for children with defect

<b>(CNN) —</b> Using a combination of 3-D printing and cultured cells, scientists in China have grown new ears for five children born with a defect in one ear called microtia, which impacts the shape and function of the ear.<p>In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers describe how they collected cartilage …

Research

Patterns In Black And White Photo Contest Winner

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their photos with patterns in B&W in the Patterns In Black And White Photo contest with chances to win …

Photography

Here’s How to Shoot Stunning Landscape Photos with Dramatic Skies: No Editing Necessary!

We’ve all confronted a landscape scene that would have made a gorgeous photograph, were it not for a dull, drab sky. And while there are numerous …

How to Arrange a Photographic Composition With the Rule of Thirds

Any photographer worth his salt knows about the rule of thirds. Using it to one’s advantage to ensure that you get the best possible composition in …

6 Crescent Roll Recipes That Are Easy to Make

1<p>Brownie Batter Babka Bites<p>By essentially making brownie batter without the eggs and flour, we figured out how to incorporate that rich, fudgy …

Breakfast

Long Exposure Photography: Neutral Density Filters

One problem encountered when experimenting with long exposure photography is having too much light. You can’t get the aesthetic effect of those long …

Landscape Photography

Monochrome Photography Awards Announces 2017 Contest Winners

<i>All photos courtesy of Monochrome Photography Awards</i><p>Attention, black and white photography fans! London-based Monochrome Photography Awards has just …

Monochrome Photography

30 Ways to Eat Fried Eggs

Those of us who thrive on a diet of mostly fried eggs have done some wacky stuff to keep it interesting. (I know I’m not alone here.) We’ve put an …

Breakfast