Ron Antonelli – Photographer of the Week

photofocus - 1 year ago.

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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Coming up with a Great Idea for a Photo

photofocus - 14 hours ago. Coming up with a great idea is challenging for me. I only know one person who can come up with a great idea on the spot, and that’s Photofocus editor Rich Harrington. Recently, our studio was selected to design a “Dream Shoot” for LensRentals.com. We could do anything we wanted, a wide-open project, and LensRentals.com would provide all the […]...

Don’t Miss Today’s Business Hangout — “Working With a Partner”

photofocus - 15 hours ago. Note: We’ve got a great event toady Justin and Mary Marantz. This event is totally free. Don’t miss today’s Google Hangout. The event is today, Wednesday, January 28, 2015.  It’s absolutely free to attend thanks to Adobe, SongFreedom and Drobo. It starts at 3PM Eastern/Noon Pacific.  Join Skip Cohen and Richard Harrington and special guests Justin and Mary Marantz. We’ll explore practical […]...

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A Complete Lesson on Editing Video in Adobe Photoshop

photofocus - 18 hours ago. With the release of Photoshop CS6, Adobe introduced the ability to edit video footage. If you’re a Photoshop CC customer, it gets even better.  These seven videos walk you through the entire process from building a sequence to working with audio and exporting your video in a variety of high-quality formats. Learn how Photoshop’s strongest […]...

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My Favorite Courses to Learn the Fundamentals of Photography from lynda.com

photofocus - 1 day ago. Photography is one of those professions that, from a distance can appear as an idealistic, fun and (dare I say) easy existence in terms of a career. Yet upon entering the world of paid photography, would-be pros find themselves immediately faced with a demand for an exceedingly high-level of image quality, and an even higher […]...

Smokin’ Photos

photofocus - 2 days ago. It was a dark and foggy night. The moon was a fuzzy ball hanging low in the sky…The foggy part of the sentence sets the mood. The sky is a hazy mist. Would it be nice to have fog on demand? Think smoke anytime–anywhere. Oh, I know about the classic fog maker, dry ice and […]...

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As photographers we sell *emotion not emulsion.* the tools are immaterial, the resulting piece is all important. – Jeff Adams

photofocus - 2 days ago. As photographers we sell emotion not emulsion. the tools are immaterial, the resulting piece is all important. – Jeff AdamsFiled under: Inspiration Tagged: Jeff adams Bestselling Photographic Product Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film, 10 Sheets x 5 packs $45.50 Fujifilm INSTAX Mini film Twin Pack (White) $17.29 Fujifilm Instax Mini Twin Pack Instant Film $18.50 […]...

Lightroom Hangout: Bodacious Book Layouts with Scott Kelby

photofocus - 3 days ago. Note: We’ve got two hangouts next week — Lightroom is Thursday with Scott Kelby and Business with Justin and Mary Marantz on Wednesday.   You gotta join us live for our next Google+ Hangout, totally free of charge. Not only will you learn terrific techniques, but if you tune in live, you can be entered to win a Creative Cloud subscription from Adobe, as well […]...

Where Should I Keep My Lightroom Catalog?

photofocus - 3 days ago. Keeping your Lightroom catalog safe is essential to preserving your hard work.  After all, your catalog contains your organization (and possibly the bulk of your edits). The Quick Answer on Location So where should you store the catalog?  The answer is it depends. Single computer: create a folder on your local hard drive, name it […]...

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Photofocus Q & A Podcast with Levi Sim — January 25, 2015

photofocus - 4 days ago. Thanks for all the great questions you’ve been sending in to the Photofocus podcast.  This week Rich Harrington and Levi Sim tackle some great topics to help photographers. Remember, you can post those questions via Twitter with the #pfqa or send us a note here at Photofocus. The music in our podcast comes from the cool folks over at SongFreedom, be […]...

Great Black and White Images with iOS 8

photofocus - 4 days ago. Editing photos on the native iOS platform has always been lacking in refinement, that is until iOS 8. Apple introduced a photo editor that was a one touch simple editor with a second layer of editing control that allows for far more refinement. No Pixels Were Harmed…. When viewing an image you can access the editor […]...

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Mind Your Own Business: “Working With a Partner” with Justin and Mary Marantz

photofocus - 5 days ago. Note: We’ve got two hangouts next week — Lightroom is Thursday with Scott Kelby and Business with Justin and Mary Marantz. Don’t miss our next Google Hangout. The event is Wednesday, January 28, 2015.  It’s absolutely free to attend thanks to Adobe, SongFreedom and Drobo. It starts at 3PM Eastern/Noon Pacific.  Join Skip Cohen and Richard Harrington and special guests Justin and Mary Marantz. We’ll explore practical advice […]...

How to: Make Magic with a Flash and Rear Sync

photofocus - 5 days ago. The most powerful flash setting you have is the one that controls when your flash fires. This setting works for your pop-up flash, for a speedlight on your camera, and for any off-camera light you’re controlling. It’s called Rear Sync, or 2nd Curtain. What you need: Camera–point and shoots may not be capable and your […]...

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Featured Photo by Quinn Pratt

photofocus - 5 days 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 […]...

Lightroom 6 Will Require Updated Operating Systems

photofocus - 6 days ago. Adobe just posted some information regarding the compatibility of the not-yet-released Lightroom 6, and operating systems for Mac and Windows. To read the update, go here. In summary, Lightroom 6 will require that your OS (Operating System) is up-to-date with a recent versions of Mac or Windows. Here’s what you will need in order to run Lightroom 6 (when it […]...

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Guaranteed Smiles: Lensbaby Composer Pro Review

photofocus - 7 days ago. There are very few things you can buy that will make your photography better. The truth is, you just have to practice more. The good news is, I can practice more–I’ve got a lifetime to do so, and so do you. But if I can buy a tool that will help me have fun while practicing, then that might […]...

Win a New Camera and a Drobo

photofocus - 7 days ago. We’re very happy to be working with our partners over at Drobo.  A Drobo is a perfect addition to any photographer’s system because its a safe and expandable storage solution.  A Drobo connects to your computer or network and provides redundant data protection without the complexities of traditional RAID. The Drobo family offers Thunderbolt, USB 3.0, Ethernet, […]...

How to Get Steady Shots from a Quadcopter

photofocus - 1 week ago. Are you interested in Quadcopters or already bought one?  One of the most important options you can get is a gimbal (think of it as Image Stabilization).  Gimbals allow you to rotate cameras in any direction, allowing the camera to stay horizontal even if the support is tipped. This tutorial is from Photofocus partner lynda.com. […]...

Fuji X100T – First Look

photofocus - 1 week ago. NOTE: I made every photo for this post using a Fuji X100T and shot in JPEG mode. The images you see here are 100% right out of the camera without any modification of any kind (except some cropping here and there.) They never touched Lightroom or Photoshop. I made no tonal changes, no corrections – […]...

Android Users: Meet Lightroom Mobile

photofocus - 1 week ago. Lightroom Mobile has found it’s way onto the Android platform. SPOILER ALERT, you are going to love it! Bestselling Photographic Product Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film, 10 Sheets x 5 packs $45.50 Fujifilm INSTAX Mini film Twin Pack (White) $17.29 Fujifilm Instax Mini Twin Pack Instant Film $18.50 GoPro HERO4 SILVER $399.99 Dropcam Pro Wi-Fi […]...