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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Using the Advanced Healing Brush in LR5

photofocus - 1 hour ago. Are you looking for a great way to touch up your images or remove blemishes?  Well you have access to the Spot Removal tool which is surprisingly versatile. Advanced Healing Brush (a.k.a. the Spot Removal tool) Lightroom 5, Adobe Bridge and Photoshop CC 2014 all share the Camera Raw 8 processing engine. What this means is […]...

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Black Friday Deals for Photographers

photofocus - 5 hours ago. With a little searching, there are some great deals to be had on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Here’s a roundup of this year’s best deals: Adobe Deals If you’d like to pickup Adobe Creative Cloud, the full version with all the apps including web and video, it’s on sale for today only.   You […]...

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The Photofocus Holiday Gift Guide

photofocus - 10 hours ago. If you have a photographer in your family, or if your significant other is a photographer then in many ways, you have it made when it comes to holiday gifts. There are so many cool products out there that photographers will love. Everything on this list is something the team at Photofocus use and can highly […]...

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I Am Thankful

photofocus - 1 day ago. At first blush, the cynic in me questions why there has to be a singular day where Americans acutely focus a laser-like concentrated beam on being thankful. Why do we have a federal holiday devoted to expressing thanks? Isn’t one of the hallmarks of being a genuinely humble person to be thankful every day? Maybe […]...

Gordon Parks | A Photographer You Should Know

photofocus - 1 day ago. The photographer begins to feel big and bloated and so big he can’t walk through one of these doors because he gets a good byline; he gets notices all over the world and so forth; but they’re really – the important people are the people he photographs. — Gordon Parks Gordon Parks spent much of […]...

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Lessons From a Filmmaker

photofocus - 2 days ago. The simplest thing you can do to make your photography better is to work with other photographers, and working with Mason Johnson has certainly opened my eyes to ideas that continue to tickle my brain and stir my creativity. Mason is a filmmaker and producer and head of Klepticenter Productions based in Utah. I’ve worked with Mason […]...

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Matt Kloskowski & Mark Morrow| Photofocus Podcast 11/25/14

photofocus - 3 days ago. This week’s podcast interviews photographers Mark Morrow and Matt Kloskowski.  Mark is a landscape photographer and writer for Photofocus.  Matt is the newly appointed VP of Photography at onOne and you may know him from his many books and workshops. Get the show here  or get it on iTunes — Don’t forget to post a review on iTunes. […]...

A Few Reasons to Switch to Photoshop from Lightroom

photofocus - 3 days ago. Photoshop and Lightroom are a great combination but sometimes is gets confusing on what edits should be done in which program. I use a simple Halloween photo to show my workflow. Along the way, I demonstrate the power of plugins such as Topez’s Simplify and Photoshop’s own Poster Edge filter. Bestselling Photographic Product GoPro HERO3+: […]...

Limiting Your Photography to Fuel Inspiration

photofocus - 3 days ago. I struggle with finding inspiration on a regular basis. I think that we all feel this way at times; we want to create, but the flame of inspiration is just not burning. This article is an excerpt from my eBook, The Inspired Photographer, in which I share twenty ideas to help spark that flame of inspiration inside of you. One of […]...

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Learning Pixelmator: Cloning Parts of Photos

photofocus - 4 days ago. Let’s continue our look at Pixelmator (an alternative tool for processing images). Want to fix just a part of your image in Pixelmator?  Learning how to clone pixels is an essential way to remove distracting elements or hide damaged areas of a shot. This tutorial is a single movie from the Up and Running with Pixelmator course by […]...

Looking to Succeed in the Photo Biz? Don’t Miss This Free Event

photofocus - 4 days ago. Later today we’ve got a free webinar with photo pro Lori Nordstrom. She is  a Certified Professional Photographer, an accredited Master Photographer and Photographic Craftsman, and is a member of Professional Photographers of America. You can see her photography here. Don’t miss our next Google Hangout. The event is Monday, November 22, 2014.  It’s absolutely free to attend thanks […]...

Announcing This Week’s Winner of Perfect Photo Suite

photofocus - 5 days ago. This week’s winner of Perfect Photo Suite 9 has been chosen from a random drawing. The winner is Ryan Werner a photographer from Colorado, CO. He receives a free copy of OnOne Software’s Perfect Photo Suite 9. The Contest Would you like to win a copy of the new onOne Perfect Photo Suite? We’ll be giving […]...

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Breaking up with Aperture

photofocus - 5 days ago. Breaking up is hard to do. No one likes coming to the realization that a once blossoming relationship is now dwindling, leaving you less than fulfilled and perhaps jaded. When Apple dealt the blow back in June that it was killing my beloved Aperture, I was heartbroken. I was an early adopter of Aperture. Actually, because […]...

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Autofocus Essentials with Canon DSLRs

photofocus - 6 days ago. I put together a short tutorial to help Canon users get the most out of using Autofocus on their DSLR cameras.  The autofocus controls are often faster and achieve more accurate results than you can get with the manual controls. Explore how to use autofocus in this brief tutorial. You may also find it helpful to […]...

Mind Your Own Business: Advice to New Photographers Starting Out and Seasoned Artists Headed in New Directions

photofocus - 6 days ago. Don’t miss our next Google Hangout. The event is Monday, November 22, 2014.  It’s absolutely free to attend thanks to Adobe, SongFreedom 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, and […]...

Practical Advice for Shooting with Long Lenses

photofocus - 1 week ago. Long lenses magnify. That’s their main job. A 500mm lens offers 10x magnification when compared to a 50mm lens. Any mistakes you would make with a 50mm lens are magnified 10 times with a 500mm lens. Most problems associated with getting sharp images with long lenses are associated with vibration. Vibration can come from many […]...

Featured Photo by Barry Mountford

photofocus - 1 week ago. Thanks to our friends at Drobo, we are thrilled to announce our “Featured Photo Contest.” Every week we will pick a photo that is posted to our Facebook or Google+ communities and feature it on Photofocus! Then each month we’ll open voting from the community.  The top vote getter will win a special prize from our partners at Drobo as […]...

How to Direct Models (Or Any Subject) for Great Pictures

photofocus - 1 week ago. Models look to the photographer for guidance and direction during a shoot. “How to Direct Models” gives helpful tips for photographers to communicate with their subjects better. We included a short 4 minute video that was recorded during a location shoot demonstrating these suggestions in action. Bestselling Photographic Product GoPro HERO3+: Silver Edition $285.93 Canon […]...

Amazon Prime Just Got Even Better with Free Cloud Photo Storage

photofocus - 1 week ago. There are so many options for cloud backup storage today, but Amazon just announced a great plan for their Amazon Prime subscribers. Unlimited Photo Storage with Amazon Prime. I’ve been an Amazon Prime subscriber for a few years now and the perks just keep coming to make it worth the price of the membership. Not only […]...
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