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Photography

Finding the Female Gaze in Photography and Media

From blockbuster films to personal photography projects, discover how the female gaze gives power back to women in the arts. As the twenty-first century has progressed, women have taken an increasingly larger hold over owning their own narrative. From filmmaking to politics to music and the like, women—who have historically been considered lesser—have progressively taken […]

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Photographer Andrew Walker on the Virtual Shutterstock Photo Booth

Andrew Walker discusses his less-than-ordinary Sundance experience, getting his subjects to feel comfortable in front of a camera, and more. Andrew Walker has been photographing celebrities for more than a decade, making portraits with such A-listers as Regina King, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Chadwick Boseman. But until this year’s Sundance Film Festival, which went entirely […]

Photography

How Money in Images Can Tell Impressive Stories

Let’s explore how money in images and photos can shape visual stories and have an impact on creative projects. Check our list out! Money talks. Money is power. While these adages may not have originated with photography, there’s no question that they’re relevant when it comes to visual storytelling. Images of money can allude to […]

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Celebrating Black History Month Through Visual Images and Footage

In honor of Black History Month, we’re shining a spotlight on these Black and African American individuals through stunning stock images. February marks Black History Month, a month of tribute to the accomplishments, contributions, and moments of the African American community. To celebrate, Shutterstock is bringing visuals that celebrate this community to the forefront through […]

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Techniques to Add Vintage Styles to Your Photography

Learn how to create vintage-style photos using techniques like film grain, film templates, and post-production methods. Jazz it up! There’s a certain feeling that vintage photos evoke—a sense of nostalgia and romanticism that transports a viewer back in time, adding charm to an image. In stock photography marketplaces like Shutterstock, customers search for vintage-inspired stock […]