Ron Antonelli – Photographer of the Week

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As a photojournalist for the past 15 years, this photographer has had the opportunity to travel around the world covering events full of excitement and joy like the Superbowl, World Series and presidential campaigns as well as documenting heartbreaking and tragic events like armed conflicts, terrorist attacks and natural disasters.  But that’s not it.  His […]... Read more

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Dave Black & Sharad Mangalick | Photofocus Podcast 10/25/14

photofocus - 6 hours ago. This week’s podcast interviews photographer Dave Black about his sports and light painting work. Then, get an overview of what’s going on with Lightroom from product manager Sharad Mangalick. Get the show here  or get it on iTunes — Don’t forget to post a review on iTunes. Dave Black We welcome back Dave Black to the show for an interview with […]...

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Go To The Storyteller

photofocus - 1 day ago. “When we want mood experiences, we go to concerts or museums. When we want meaningful emotional experience, we go to the storyteller.” — Robert McKeeFiled under: Inspiration Tagged: Robert McKee, Storytellers Bestselling Photographic Product Fujifilm Instax Mini Twin Pack Instant Film $14.99 Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film, 10 Sheets x 5 packs $40.99 GoPro HERO4 […]...

Mind Your Own Business: Marketing Your Photography with Social Media (with Rosh Sillars)

photofocus - 1 day ago. Don’t miss our next Google Hangout. The event is Monday, October 27, 2014.  It’s absolutely free to attend thanks to Adobe and Drobo. It starts at 4PM Eastern/1PM Pacific. NOTE: We will be giving away a copy of the Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan to one viewer during the event.  You must be watching live. Join Skip Cohen, Richard Harrington, […]...

Five Myths about “Real” Photographers

photofocus - 2 days ago. Are you a “real” photographer? Of course you are! If you love photography, regardless of your level of experience, then you fit the bill. However we have all seen, heard, or maybe even felt a little bit of dissuasion from other people (usually, other photographers) against how many of us define it. So I thought it would be fun […]...

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Working with the Key Light

photofocus - 2 days ago. The main light for a video light setup is called the key light.  Learning its role in a three-point lighting setup is essential for getting a proper look to interviews. This is an excerpt from a full-length class from out partners at lynda.com. The complete course is 2 hours and 28 minutes and shows how to assemble the […]...

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Carve a pumpkin in Photoshop

photofocus - 4 days ago. In this video, you’ll learn how to carve a pumpkin in Photoshop, just in time for Halloween! This tutorial utilizes the Pen Tool, Layer Styles, Filters, and more! This Post Sponsored by: Adobe Transform your photography. Organize, edit, enhance, and share your images on your desktop or mobile device with the world’s best photography tools: Adobe […]...

Zeroing Out Your Camera

photofocus - 5 days ago. Have you ever finished a shoot only to find your ISO was set too high or panic because you weren’t sure which camera setting was messing up your shot? Taking a few minutes zeroing out your camera after a shoot will prevent lost images and reduce frustration. Bestselling Photographic Product Fujifilm Instax Mini Twin Pack […]...

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The Black Menu Bar is Finally Here!

photofocus - 5 days ago. Finally! It’s been forever, but Apple has given us a “dark mode” in their new release of OS 10.10 Yosemite, bringing a black menu bar and a whole bunch of new features. It’s surprising how much nicer the black menu bar is once you try it. When I first installed Yosemite, my eyes were always […]...

Photographers: Don’t Ignore the Ordinary

photofocus - 6 days ago. Oftentimes when traveling to a photography destinations, I have a pretty good idea of the photographs that I will be trying to get. Whether it’s an iconic natural formation, such as Mesa Arch in Canyonlands National Park, or a particular event or classic scene, it’s always good to come home with your own version of […]...

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Featured Photo by Mouhamad Bzou

photofocus - 1 week ago. Editor’s Note: Each week we’ll be featuring members of the Photofocus community.  Part of our New Year’s resolution is to focus on new and emerging talent.  As such, Melissa Niu will personally select images from our readers and feature them here on Photofocus. Today’s featured photo is by Mouhamad Bzou. “I have visited Montpellier city in France two […]...

Understanding the Levels Command in Photoshop

photofocus - 1 week ago. The Levels command corrects tonal ranges and color balance issues. With this command you can fix poor exposure. Additionally, you can perform color correction by manually identifying a white point and black point in the image. Nearly every image can benefit from making a Levels adjustment. To understand Levels, it is essential to be able […]...

Lightroom Hangout: Finishing Big Files Panoramas and HDR’s

photofocus - 1 week ago. Join Rob Sylvan and Levi Sim and their special guest Ron Pepper, a photographer who makes a living shooting panoramas and HDR’s photographs. It’s incredible the uses he’s put these photographic techniques to, and he’s a real a wiz at it. We’ll show you what scenes make a great panorama or HDR, and how to put it […]...

Advanced Photoshop Tutorial: Smart Object Color Changes

photofocus - 1 week ago. There are several color changing tools in Photoshop. Match Color, Replace Color, Hue / Saturation Adjustment are the three most prominent. The problem is they don’t do a perfect job. Why? The color they match, replace or hue change is a color that can contaminate the end result. There is a more versatile way although […]...

Beating The Burn Out

photofocus - 1 week ago. We’ve all been there one time or another. Where you just don’t feel particularly inspired by photography, and unsure how to get out of your funk. For me personally, it’s especially threatening, as I am a full time photographer, so my livelihood is dependent on my own creativity in the arts.Throughout the years, I’ve found […]...

Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan | Win a One Year Membership

photofocus - 1 week ago. Thanks to our partners at Adobe… we’ll be giving away one copy of the Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan every week.  From now until the end of January is your chance to win (or extend you current membership) one year. Each week we’ll do the giveaways a little differently, but it will never take you more […]...

Moving From Aperture to Lightroom? Get This Free Migration Tool

photofocus - 1 week ago. Many Mac users have decided to switch from Aperture or iPhoto to Lightroom.  Adobe has just released a new tool to help easily migrate existing Aperture and iPhoto libraries into Lightroom with a free Lightroom plug-in. What Comes Over Most of the important stuff makes the move Flags Star Ratings Keywords GPS Data Rejects Hidden Files Color Labels* Stacks* Face […]...