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Here Are 10 Interesting Predictions on What the Future of Photography Will Look Like

Here’s something to ponder this weekend: what will happen to photography in the future? To help celebrate World Photo Day – which is Saturday, August …

Photography

Learn How to Use Lightroom’s Dehaze Feature to Save Images You Thought Were Trash (VIDEO)

You can’t really blame your camera for the occasional wash out image you discover on a memory card after returning from a shoot. There’s simply no …

Tutorials

WARNING: Google Says the Watermarks That “Protect” Your Images Can Be Automatically Erased

http://research.googleblog.com/2017/08/making-visible-watermarks-more-effective.htmlMany photographers use visible watermarks on the images they post …

Google

Here’s Why Monday’s Rare Total Solar Eclipse Will Totally Blow Your Mind! (VIDEO)

Unless you’ve been living in a cave for the past year you’re undoubtedly aware that on Monday we’ll witness the first coast-to-coast total eclipse of …

Total Solar Eclipse

Lensbaby Twist 60 (Petzval) 60mm f/2.5 Creative Lens Review

The Lensbaby Twist 60 is a very modern rendition of a 175-year-old optical design, and true to the designer, Joseph Petzval. But does it satisfy our …

Cameras

Four Photographers, One Model, and a Bunch of Cool Images: Episode #4 in a Viral Series (VIDEO)

It’s always interesting to see how different photographers approach the same assignment. Even when shooting similar subject matter, results can vary …

Photography

How to Capture the Magic of Sunrises & Sunsets with Exposure Blending in Photoshop (VIDEO)

Sunsets and sunrises are among the most popular scenes to shoot, yet photographers are often disappointed with their results because of the difficult …

Photography

Epson Expression 12000XL Photo Scanner Review

Think of a scanner as an archivist and a digital recording device for both prints and film images. Next think of a scanner as a kind of large format …

Epson

Photo Basics: Create Winning Images NOW with These Simple Tips for Better Composition (VIDEO)

Henri Cartier Bresson, the French master of candid photography, once said, “Your eye must see a composition or an expression that life itself offers …

Photography

Photoshop Basics: Using the Clone Stamp Tool to Eliminate, Duplicate & Replace Objects (VIDEO)

This quick tutorial demonstrates a simple step-by-step process for using Photoshop’s Clone Stamp tool to eliminate, duplicate and replace objects in …

Photoshop Tutorials

Try These 7 Timeless Camera Hacks and Shoot Better Photos Without Spending a Dime (VIDEO)

Most photographers love camera hacks because they involve fun DIY projects that not only result in better photographs, but they do so for free. The …

Hacking

Learn How to Use Photoshop’s Healing Brush with This Simple 5-Minute Video Tutorial

Photoshop’s Healing Brush is a powerful and easy-to-use tool. And while most people think of think of it as a means of refining portraits, the …

Tutorials

How to Become a Fine Art Photographer Full Time: Tips for Launching a Photo Career

Starting in the business of fine art photography is not easy. More than anything, there will be a lot of peaks and valleys ahead. In this column, we …

Artists

Gear Advice: The 5 Best Zoom Lenses for Portrait Photography

(<b>Editor’s note</b>: Recommendations in this story are based on data and experiences the author has had while working as a photographer with …

Cameras

Canon EOS 77D 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

This Crazy Video Was Captured by a Smartphone After It Was Sucked out of a Plane & Fell to the Ground

The Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone may be a few generations old, but it’s a rugged little device and shoots some decent video under turbulent …

Samsung

Want to Be a Better Photographer? Get out of Your Comfort Zone and Do Something Different (VIDEO)

Photographer Matt Higgs says he’s a firm believer that the best way to become a better photographer is to “go out and do things that would normally …

Photography

25 Landscape Photography Tips and Tricks That Will Deliver Spectacular Results (VIDEO)

We often turn to Toma Bonciu (AKA “Photo Tom”) for concise tutorials on shooting and editing landscape photographs. In the six-minute video below he …

Landscape Photography

Create Better Landscape Photos with These Focus Stacking Shooting and Editing Tips (VIDEO)

Landscape photographers often shoot at smaller apertures to increase depth of field in their images. But while that technique can deliver an …

Landscape Photography

5 Common “Photography Lies” Debunked: A Pro Nature Photographer Reveals the Truth (VIDEO)

We’ve all heard that photography “rules” are meant to be broken on occasion, but in the video below photographer Benjamin Jaworskyj takes this notion …

Photography

Learn the Secrets of Edward Weston’s Iconic Images in This Rare Visit to the Photographer’s Home (VIDEO)

Born on March 24, 1886 Edward Weston went from being a salesman in the Midwest to becoming a bohemian California artist and revolutionizing the style …

Photography

WARNING: Don’t Destroy Your Photographs with Too Much Sharpening (VIDEO)

Like many techniques we employ when processing our images, a little sharpening goes a long, long way. And as Tony Northrup demonstrates in the video …

Photography

Eagle Eye: The Story Behind This Beautiful Bird Photo

During a visit to the Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo, a bird sanctuary in Pueblo, Colorado, <i>Shutterbug</i> reader Michelle Goodall captured this …

Photography

Macro Tutorial: How to Get Great Shots of Insects in the Field that Look like Studio Photographs (VIDEO)

Whether you’re photographing exotic beetles in the rainforests of Ecuador like entomologist Phil Torres, or shooting more common insects in your …

Photography

Murder Update: Two Arrested in the Fatal Shooting of Twin Peaks Photographer Edward French

We’ve been following the tragic July 16th shooting death of 71-year-old San Francisco photographer Edward French who was killed for his camera while …

Crime

7 Film Shooting Skills That Will Make You a Better Digital Photographer

Here are seven film shooting skills that make you a better digital photographer. And I’ll bet my last roll of Tri-X that they work.<p>Photographic …

Tutorials

8 Smartphone Photography Tips That Will Help You Shoot Better Images with Any Camera (VIDEO)

Many so-called “serious” shooters turn up their noses at mobile photography. But as you’ll see in the video below, we can all learn a thing or eight …

Photography

Here’s How to Turn Daylight Photos into Night Scenes with a Few Simple Steps in Photoshop (VIDEO)

“Day for Night” is a cinematic technique popularized in Francois Truffaut's classic 1973 film by the same name. The idea is to shoot during the day …

Tutorials

The Top 10 Best Images from the “Wildlife & Nature” Reader Assignment

Wildlife and nature are favorite subjects of our readers so we had tons of amazing images posted for this assignment in our online gallery at …

Photography

Which Cameras Do Nikon Users Like Best & How Do They Use Them? See the Surprising Results

To help celebrate Nikon’s 100th Anniversary celebrations, stock photo company depositphotos has analyzed millions of files from its stock photo …

Nikon D800