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What Were the Most Popular Cameras & Lenses of 2017? Here’s the Hot Gear List from LensRentals

We’re always eager to receive the annual hot gear list from LensRentals, a top source for photographers looking to rent cameras, lenses, lighting …

Cameras

Make the Most of Lightroom Classic CC with These Tips for Using the New Desktop Version (VIDEO)

Earlier this week we reported on Adobe’s introduction of Lightroom CC, a new cloud-based subscription version of the popular software for processing …

Tutorials

DON’T Make These 5 Common Photo Mistakes: Here’s How to Correct Them (VIDEO)

Even the best photographers make mistakes on occasion, and there’s nothing wrong with that as long as you correct the errors and make different one’s …

Tutorials

Litra Adventure Light Review

If it wasn’t so corny I’d call the LitraTorch a pocket full of sunshine. Instead I’ll call it the future of portable constant lighting for …

Gear & Gadgets

Stop Bragging About Megapixels: Dynamic Range Is More Important for Great Image Quality (VIDEO)

Photographers and camera manufacturers do a lot of boasting these days about the high pixel count of their new DSLRs and mirrorless cameras. But how …

Cameras

Here’s How a Photographer Made His Model Levitate for a Creative Real Estate Photograph (VIDEO)

Selling a home isn’t easy in today’s challenging real estate market, so an enterprising young couple came up with an eye-catching concept they …

Real Estate

Learn How to Be a Better Street Photographer with These Tips from Award-Winning Ben Lowy (VIDEO)

Shooting on the streets of your local town or city is an accessible and engaging form of photography, offering unlimited opportunities for great …

Photography

Magnificent Mosque: The Story Behind the Image

<i>Shutterbug</i> reader Steven M. Richman made this beautiful image of the Jama Masjid mosque in Delhi, India, this past December. Because it can be …

Photography

Learn How a Landscape Pro Used “Focus Stacking” in Lightroom to Create This Stunning Image (VIDEO)

“Focus stacking” is a powerful image-editing technique for increasing the apparent depth of field in an image, and it’s relatively easy to …

Tutorials

Improve Your Portrait Photography with These 7 Tips for Getting Everyone to Smile (VIDEO)

Everyone knows that laughter and smiles are infectious, and there’s no better way to loosen up a photo shoot and capture better images than by …

Portrait Photography

Always Keep Your Eyes Open for Great Outdoor Photos: The Story Behind the Image

The location that photographer Joshua T. Moore shot this gorgeous image from is easy to miss. In fact, people drive right by it every day.<p>“If you …

Photography

8 Fun Camera Hacks You Can Make from Cardboard to Create Photos with the WOW Factor (VIDEO)

Fun, cheap and creative: That’s what camera hacks are all about. And in the video below, you’ll learn eight awesome ways to create unique images …

Hacking

How to Make Your Photos More Dynamic: Why Dynamic Range Is More Important Than Pixel Count

When it comes to camera bragging rights, what makes you most proud? My guess: pixel count. In a world where mobile phones can make shots good enough …

Tutorials

Adobe Intros Cloud-Based Lightroom CC Designed to Let You Edit/Organize Full Res Images Anywhere

Adobe is hoping you’ll take the latest version of its popular Lightroom photography software everywhere. Called, simply, Lightroom CC, the new …

Adobe

“I’m Back” Is a 16MP Digital Back Promising New Life for Old 35mm Film Cameras

In yet another attempt to merge the “experience” of analog cameras with digital output (see our rant about the recently announced Yashica Y35 …

Cameras

This Pro Says Great Gear and Technique Don’t Matter Unless You Wait for the Decisive Moment (VIDEO)

Most photographers love their state-of-the-art cameras and premium glass, and they strive to capture perfectly exposed images from the best locations …

Photography

Learn 28 Powerful Photoshop Tips, Tricks, and Hacks in Just 20 Minutes (VIDEO)

This post-processing tutorial from Nathaniel Dodson is a bit different from others we have shared. While Dodson typically devotes an entire video to …

Tutorials

Give New Life to Underexposed Photos with This Simple Photoshop/Lightroom Technique (VIDEO)

Regardless of what type of photographs you shoot most, a stop or two of underexposure can really mess up an otherwise great image. While Photoshop’s …

Tutorials

Photo Basics: Learn Why the Colors in Your Photos Have a Big Impact on How They’re Perceived (VIDEO)

Some experts call it “Color Theory,” while others refer to “Color Psychology,” but the point is that the colors of objects around us have a …

Photography

7 Tips for Capturing Creative Fall Photographs from British Landscape Pro Nigel Danson (VIDEO)

A short time ago we featured some helpful advice from Nigel Danson on preparing yourself and your gear for capturing spectacular images during the …

Photography

New Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III Has 24.2MP DSLR-Size Sensor in a Compact Camera Body

Canon is trying to prove that good things can come in small packages with the just announced new PowerShot G1 X Mark III camera. With the new G1 X …

Cameras

Photoshop Basics: Learn 2 Simple Ways to Remove Unwanted Objects from Photographs (VIDEO)

We’ve all been there: You shoot what you think is a really nice photograph, and then you get home, look at the image on a computer, and realize you …

Photoshop Tutorials

Photo Tip of the Day: See Something Cool & Not Sure What It Is? Shoot First, Figure It Out Later

It’s entirely possible that this particular light display happens frequently in a particular Mission Viejo, California, house. It’s also very likely …

Tutorials

These Lazy Mistakes Will Ruin Your Cityscape Photos: Here’s How to Avoid Them (VIDEO)

Not long ago we featured a tutorial from photographer Evan Ranft describing composition mistakes that cause “eyeball confusion” in photos. In this …

Tutorials

This Portrait Pro Reveals His 2 Favorite Lenses and Demonstrates Why You Should Own Both (VIDEO)

We regularly share helpful tutorials from portrait photographer Manny Ortiz. In this behind-the-scenes photoshoot, Ortiz reveals his two favorite …

Portrait Photography

Ask a Pro: Scott Kelby Answers Your Photography & Imaging Software Questions

<b>Q. I read that Google is no longer supporting the Nik Collection of plug-ins and I’m afraid that one day soon my beloved plug-ins will stop working.</b> …

Tutorials

Ask a Pro: Scott Kelby Answers Your Photography & Imaging Software Questions

<b>Q. I read that Google is no longer supporting the Nik Collection of plug-ins and I’m afraid that one day soon my beloved plug-ins will stop working.</b> …

Tutorials

Mountainsmith TAN Series Photo Backpack Review by The Bagman

If you’re serious about climbing or hiking you’re familiar with Mountainsmith. They’ve been a player in the outdoor equipment industry for nearly 40 …

Cool Stuff

Here’s Why Everyone Should Own a Fast & Affordable 50mm F/1.8 Lens, AKA a "Nifty Fifty" (VIDEO)

This morning we posted a story suggesting that high-quality vintage lenses often outperform modern mid-level or kit lenses when used with adapters on …

Cameras

Can You Tell the Difference Between These Photos Shot with Three Very Different Cameras? (VIDEO)

You’d be hard-pressed to come up with three digital cameras more different from one another than the Canon EOS M5, the Fujifilm GFX 50S, and the …

Cameras