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Photography Tips for Shooting at Different Times of the Day

Photography Tips for Shooting at Different Times of the Day

Blue hour. Golden hour. Midday. Changes in daylight require different settings and techniques behind the lens. Here’s how.

The Create Fund: Josée Caron Brings Attitude and Experimentation to Music

The Create Fund: Josée Caron Brings Attitude and Experimentation to Music

We sat down with musician Josée Caron to discuss experimentation, inspiration, and the sense of self that accompanies this process.

We Are Everywhere: Queering Rural America

We Are Everywhere: Queering Rural America

False narratives of the absence of queer people in rural places are ever present. Here’s how creatives and activists can tell a truer story. 

Tips for Shooting Golden Hour Photography

Tips for Shooting Golden Hour Photography

Rise and shine! Add a golden touch to your golden hour photography by utilizing these fool-proof tips and techniques. 

How to Take Unique Photos at the Pool on Your Phone

How to Take Unique Photos at the Pool on Your Phone

There’s no better place to be in this season than poolside. Here’s how to capture those special moments so your memories last beyond summer.

How to Capture Cityscapes in Photography

How to Capture Cityscapes in Photography

Nighttime, daytime, aerial, or otherwise, we’re here to give you some of our best tips for photographing cityscapes.

How to Show Off the Colors and Angles of International Cities

How to Show Off the Colors and Angles of International Cities

Let’s take a trip to some colorful destinations, and explore unique sites and opportunities that will make your travel photography stand out.

Tips for Shooting Gritty Street Photography

Tips for Shooting Gritty Street Photography

Here’s how to capture a gritty, authentic look at everyday life that challenges aesthetic perfection behind the lens.

The Create Fund: Alexis Elina Creates Stock Music You Want to Listen To

The Create Fund: Alexis Elina Creates Stock Music You Actually Want to Listen To

Genre-bending musician Alexis Elina isn’t afraid of exploring different sounds to create music people connect with—which makes him an ideal stock music composer. 

The Create Fund: Ebony Bolt's Use of Color, Whimsy, and Crow’s Feet

The Create Fund: Ebony Bolt’s Use of Color, Whimsy, and Crow’s Feet

Meet one of the winners of Shutterstock’s Create Fund grant—and get some much-needed inspiration while you’re at it.

How to Photograph a Pride Parade 

How to Photograph a Pride Parade 

This year, use these simple tips to capture the true spirit of the LGBTQ+ community at Pride parades from behind the lens.

How to Portray Black Sanctuaries in Photography

What Are Black Sanctuaries and How Do We Portray Them in Photography?

Dive into the importance of safe spaces for the Black community, and how to best communicate inclusion and sanctuary for Black individuals and families.