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Summer Project: Putting Classic Nikon Lenses Back to Work

Just bought a 200mm f/2.8 lens for my Nikon D300s for $99! Incredibly it’s only 3.1 inches long and it’s as sharp as a handful of carpet tacks. It’s …

Nikon

Top Guns: 4 of the Most Popular Photographers on Social Media Share the Secrets to Their Success

Woody Allen is often credited with saying that 80 percent of success in life is showing up. For many photographers, that means showing up effectively …

Photographers

Where to Print: Outputting a Unique NASA Poster Using WhiteWall’s Online Lab Services

It’s no secret that the online photo lab WhiteWall is one of our favorite services for making gallery-worthy prints of our favorite images. Back in …

3D Printing

Add a Splash of Color to Your Day with These Beautifully Vivid Images from COOPH

The Cooperative of Photography (COOPH) is a unique web magazine and online store, and they just shared the video below with some gorgeous and vibrant …

Photography

Sekonic’s New L-858D-U `Light Meter is a Groundbreaking Tool for Digital (and Film) Photographers

If you’re one of those photographers who thinks handheld light meters are relics from the bygone film era, think again. These powerful tools are just …

Cinematography

If You’re a Nikon Shooter These Stylin’ High-Top Canvas Sneakers Are the Shoes for You!

Zen Photo is an online store featuring quirky accessories, gifts and other distinctive items for photographers. One of our favorites items are their …

Shoes

Nature Photographer Simon Baxter Says Composition, Patience & Perseverance Win the Day

Simon Baxter is a landscape photographer liiving on the edge of England’s beautiful North York Moors National Park. He says there are three …

Photography

Capture the Magic of Long Exposures with Your Camera’s Live View Mode and an ND Filter

Greg Benz is a Minneapolis-based photographer known for his stunning landscape and cityscape images, and he creates some real magic by using his …

Photography

How to Make Your Images Pop with Bokeh: Why Blurred Backgrounds Can Make or Break a Photo

In commenting on an obscenity case back in 1964 Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart famously quipped, “Hardcore pornography is hard to define, but I …

Photography

Can Printing Your Images Make You a Better Photographer? Here’s Why One Pro Says “YES”

Peter McKinnon is a successful pro who says, “I want my photos to mean something, to transcend just ‘another shot’ and become undeniable moments of …

Photography

Sigma sd Quattro H Mirrorless Camera Review

(<b>Editor’s Note:</b> Lab Review lab tests and comments are supplied by BetterNet, Shutterbug’s TIPA-affiliated testing lab and edited by George Schaub. …

Cameras

Don’t Fear Off-Camera Flash: Use it to Make Better Outdoor Portraits with This Quick Tutorial

Some photographers are a bit intimidated by using off-camera flash outdoors, especially if they do most of their shooting with available light. If …

Portrait Photography

Need a Portrait Model? Teach a Friend How to Pose Like a Pro with 3 Simple Tips

Everyone loves shooting portraits, but it’s not always easy to find an attractive model who knows how to pose for the camera. The solution is simple: …

Tutorials

Watch Canon Cameras Evolve in This Short Video History Celebrating 30 Years of the EOS System

Talking Pictures by DCW takes you on a trip down camera memory lane as it pays homage to the 30th anniversary of Canon’s iconic EOS system in the …

Canon

Take a Minute to Watch These 5 Fun Camera Hacks Using Stuff You Already Have at Home

Everyone loves camera hacks, right? And they’re especially cool if they improve your photography by using stuff you already have lying around the …

Hacking

Underexposed Portraits? They’re Easy to Fix with This 5-Minute Lightroom Tutorial

Tony Northrup is an image-editing expert who says, “The most common portrait mistake we see is underexposing because of backlighting.” If this …

Photography

Shooting Extreme Sports with Fujifilm’s GFX 50S Medium Format Mirrorless Camera

Fujifilm reimagined the medium format photography game last fall at Photokina with the introduction of their 51-megapixel GFX 50S compact, mirrorless …

Photography

Here’s How to Photograph the First Coast-to-Coast Total Eclipse of the Sun Since 1918

Photographers in the U.S. are in for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity on August 21st when we’ll experience a total eclipse of the sun viewable from …

Photography

Sony A99 II DSLR Review

(<b>Editor’s Note</b>: Lab Review lab tests and comments are supplied by BetterNet, <i>Shutterbug</i>’s TIPA-affiliated testing lab and edited by George Schaub. …

Cameras

Three American Photographers Are Among Winners of the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards

The 2017 Sony World Photography Awards (SWPA) received over 227,000 images from 183 counties, and two American photographers were among the winners …

Photography

Customize Your Nikon DSLR with 7 Tips & Tricks from Nature Photographer Steve Perry

Steve Perry is a nature photographer who says, “As much as I enjoy capturing exciting images, I also love telling the story behind them.” In the …

Nikon

7 Vacation Travel Tips for Photographers

Vacation season is approaching fast! Like millions of other Americans, you may be planning to travel to a destination where you can do a few of the …

Just How Fast & Stealthy Is Sony’s New A9 Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera? Watch This Video & Find Out

Yesterday we posted our hands-on first look at the new Sony A9 full-frame mirrorless camera, and we said it was "super speedy" with no blackout time …

Photography

Panasonic’s DC-TZ90 Super Zoom Camera Puts Serious Power in Your Pocket with Its 30X 24-720mm Lens

Panasonic just unveiled the tiny Lumix DC-TZ90 super zoom camera that delivers plenty of power in a remarkably small package. Ideal as a …

Cameras

Improve Your Street Photography by Waiting Instead of Walking for the Perfect Moment

Street photography is increasingly popular these days, in part because of all the small, high-powered cameras available for serious shooters. In the …

Watch This Beginners Lightroom Tutorial and Learn How to Edit an Image in Just 20 Clicks

Lightroom is a powerful tool and can be a bit intimidating to new users, but in this 8-minute tutorial editing expert Ed Gregory shows you how to how …

Photoshop

Choose the Right Tripod and Use It Correctly and You’re Guaranteed to Make Better Images

If there’s one photo accessory that’s guaranteed to improve your results, especially when shooting with long lenses and under low-light conditions, …

Photography

Hands-On First Look at the New 24.2MP, 20FPS-Shooting Sony A9 Full Frame Mirrorless Camera

Sony got in the game this morning by unveiling the super speedy Sony A9 full frame mirrorless camera, which is designed for sports and action …

Cameras

Chris Biela Captured the Tranquil Beauty of Hawaii in This Stunning 4K Time-Lapse Video of Oahu

Last month we featured an amazing 4K time-lapse video by photographer Chis Biela of the Chicago River dyed green for St. Patrick’s Day. This morning …

Photography

How To Share Your Travel Photos on Social Media: Ira Block’s Powerful Images Attract Eyeballs

Ira Block can best be described as a cultural documentary photographer. He uses his camera to document cultures around the world, recording how lives …

Photography