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Reviews The Setup

When colors absolutely must be perfect (we’re looking at you, commercial and portrait photographers), a calibration system is a must. In this article, we’ll introduce you to the Datacolor SpyderCHECKR Pro system, which includes the SpyderCUBE white balancing tool. We’ve give you a brief overview of the system, discuss the process and use, plus we’ll analyze the design and results of the system.

Inspiration This was a bucket list photo that I checked off when I borrowed an ultra-wide-angle lens.

Lists are a great way to track your ideas and thoughts, but they can also be a great way to inspire yourself for the future. There are two lists I use most of all: The Photo Bucket List and the Photo Theme List. Read on to learn how to fill your down-time with these great lists.

Learning histogram_ex

Histograms – nearly every camera offers them, every bit of photo editing software has them. But are they useful? Possibly more useful than you could imagine. But you must learn how to use them effectively. Read on to learn how to use this great tool to help improve your photography.

Reviews sundroid icon

Some of the best outdoor shots are accomplished during the ever-changing sunsets and sunrises. Figuring out when the sun rises or sets requires planning, but Sundroid – an app for Android Phones – can help you calculate the precise time.

Reviews Photo Mechanic

So you’ve hit that point where your files have become too numerous to manage, and you really need a tool to help you out. Photo Mechanic just happens to be such a tool, and we got our hands on a copy to review. In true Shutter Photo fashion, we’ve played with it as much as we can, and we have a lot of features to introduce to you, and a lot of thoughts. Read on to hear what we have to say.

Featured 500px_small_color

If you love photography, but don’t like the current offerings for photo sharing, 500px might be just the site for you. 500px, a photo sharing community designed for real photogaphers, is an up-and-coming site with lots of great features. We’ll tell you all about the site, it’s great features and why we think you’ll like the site as well.

Learning organizeit_art_global

Does digital note taking on your smart phone (or otherwise) stack up to pen-and-paper methods when it comes to documenting or brainstorming your photography? In this article, we explore the many benefits (and a few cons) of digital note-taking applications such as “Evernote”.

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