Sean Stuart

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How to Photograph Landscapes at Any Time of Day

Though golden hour photography gets all the love from landscape photographers for having the best light of the day, it's not always possible for us …

Landscape Photography

A Landscape Shooter’s Guide to Back Button Focus and Hyperfocal Distance

Want to learn how to shoot tack-sharp landscape photos? Photographer Dave Morrow made this solid 27-minute guide that teaches his personal focusing …

Cameras

How to: Capture Color in Photographs

<i>by Ian Terry</i><p>Many photographers plunk down the cash for expensive cameras, software and lenses but still find deep and vibrant color lacking in their …

Landscape Photography

Own The Light To Master Your Street Photography

Everywhere you look you will see different types of light: different shades, different colors, and different angles. Seeing things and noticing …

Landscape Photography

Give Your Images the Cinematic Look in Just Two Minutes

I find cinematic images to be particularly memorable. I'm sure there's some color theory and psychology behind that but ain't nobody got time for …

Photography

You Can Shoot Dramatic Handheld Street Photos at Night with These Tips from a British Pro (VIDEO)

One reason some street photographers shy away from shooting at night is that they dislike lugging around a heavy tripod to steady their camera when …

How to capture epic wide-angle photos of trees

Trees invoke a sense of timelessness and grandeur. Most species grow for many centuries more than humans ever will—so let’s make trees look the part, …

Landscape Photography

Learn the Exposure Triangle and Histograms for Better Landscape Photography

There are three basic elements that control the exposure or overall brightness in your images: shutter speed, aperture, and ISO. But aside from …

Exposure Compensation Demystified

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.Exposure compensation is a valuable …

Compensation

Here’s How to Use ND and Polarizing Filters to Shoot Better Photographs (VIDEO)

While many photographers think nothing about spending big bucks on high-end cameras and premium glass, these same shooters often ignore inexpensive …

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 …

Learn How to Do Long Exposure Photography

When each frame takes a half a minute or more to capture, the road to learning long exposure photography can be a long one. Here’s a much-needed …

The Best Settings for Night Photography

Night photography is a fascinating genre of landscape photography. You’re standing outside in total darkness but the camera display shows something …

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 …

This FREE Color Guide to Landscape Photography Will Totally Transform Your Images

Here’s an awesome deal that belies the old adage that you only get what you pay for. That’s because you can download this excellent free guide to …

Landscape Photography

Seven Tips and Ideas for Better Winter Landscape Photography

It may be absolutely freezing where you are right now, but that doesn't mean it's not a great time get out and shoot some photos. This great video …

Landscape Photography

7 Reasons Why a 50mm Lens Is All You Need for Great Photography (Shutterbug Video)

Shutterbug photographer Jordan Matter is back with another photography how-to video, offering tips on getting the most out of your 50mm lens. Titled …

A Beginner's Guide to Why You Should Shoot in Raw

If you're new to photography, you've likely heard other photographers talking about shooting in raw and how it's a crucial step in one's workflow. …

Digital Cameras

Top 5 Tips for Photographing in Harsh Midday Light

This is not always an easy nor desired thing for photographers to do, but sometimes we just need to push through! As much as we would all love to …

Photography

Ten Hacks for Your Camera in Less Than 100 Seconds

Photographers and cinematographers sometimes find themselves in the middle of a shoot wishing they had some piece of equipment to get that shot just …

Hacking

Photo Basics: Here’s How the Focal Length of a Lens Affects the Perspective of Your Photos (VIDEO)

It’s common knowledge that telephoto lenses enable you to get in tight on distant subjects, while wide-angle lenses do the opposite by providing a …

A Guide to Different Types of Light and Weather Conditions for Photography

When is the best time of the day to take photographs outdoors? What are the ideal weather conditions for outdoor photography? Should I take photos …

This Auto Bracketing Technique Delivers Perfectly Exposed Photos Every Time (VIDEO)

One way to make sure you nail a perfectly exposed image under difficult lighting conditions is to bracket shots by making what you think is a …

Aperture Priority & Shutter Priority VS. Manual Exposure | Which do Pros Use?

It is a pretty strong stereotype among experienced photographers to always, <i>always, ALWAYS,</i> shoot in manual exposure, and justifiably so! However, …