Ron Antonelli – Photographer of the Week

photofocus - 8 months 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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Photoshop World turns 30: Why should you attend this year?

photofocus - 17 hours ago. Editor’s Note: The cheapest rate for Photoshop World ends August 5.  Click here to save $150 off the full price.  We’ll be holding a get together for Photofocus readers. Photoshop World Conference will mark it’s 30th event this September in Las Vegas. I’ve gone to every event except one. I found myself reminiscing on my first conference when […]...

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Going Wide – Exploring the Leica 18mm f/3.8 Super-Elmar M Wide-Angle Prime

photofocus - 21 hours ago. One of the biggest challenges for those who enjoy making landscape and architectural photographs is to locate and acquire the ideal wide-angle lens for the job. While no amount of gear is a replacement for experience and skill, we invariably learn as we go that certain projects will call for a solution beyond our existing […]...

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Removing Reflections from Glass

photofocus - 2 days ago. If you shoot any imagery that contains glass you’re likely to run into the problem of reflections. Find out how to deal with reflections in post in this tutorial. Watch more at http://www.lynda.com/Photography-Came…. This tutorial is a single movie from the Shooting a Time-Lapse Movie from a Window course by lynda.com author Rich Harrington. The complete […]...

Looking back at our Lightroom to Photoshop Round Trip Hangout

photofocus - 2 days ago. We’re busy getting ready for our next Google Hangout on Lightroom — Wednesday the 30th on using Lightroom in a mobile world. Thanks to our partners we have some great prizes to win (like a free pass to Photoshop World!), but you must attend the hangout live to win. Back in March Levi, Rich, Gerard, and I […]...

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Using Three-Axis Moves for Motion Timelapse

photofocus - 3 days ago. This brief tutorial showcases how you can use the three axes of motion in your time-lapse shoots. Watch more athttp://www.lynda.com/Photography-Came…. You can catch Keith Kiska along with Rich Harrington and Ron Risman for a workshop on Timelapse photography in the Valley of Fire | October 19—26th. This tutorial is a single movie from the Shooting a […]...

Using Swatches in Photoshop

photofocus - 3 days ago. I was surprised to find out that many Photoshop users don’t take advantage of the Swatches panel. Today’s video explains how it’s used, and how you can now import colors from CSS/HTML documents. Follow Howard on Twitter | Subscribe on YouTube This Post Sponsored by: LensRentals.com Be a kid in a camera store. Rent lenses, cameras, […]...

Holly Parker | Photographer of the Week

photofocus - 3 days ago.   Holly Parker’s infectious laugh and glowing smile made her an instant success as a model, but those same qualities have helped her escalate her career on the other side of the lens. She is not the first nor the last model to turn photographer, and that’s due to the valuable experience of knowing what […]...

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Join Me for a Timelapse Workshop

photofocus - 4 days ago. Timelapse photography is an absolute passion of mine.  I’m excited that I’ll be joining Ron Risman and Keith Kiska for a workshop in Nevada’s Valley of Fire (just a short drive from Las Vegas). Intimate Dark-Sky Timelapse & Photography Workshop for All Skill Levels October 19-21, 2014 & October 23-26, 2014 http://www.timelapseworkshops.com  The workshop helps folks […]...

The Real Power of Smart Objects

photofocus - 4 days ago. Smart Objects are layers that contain image data from raster or vector images, such as Photoshop or Illustrator files. Smart Objects preserve an image’s source content with all its original characteristics, enabling you to perform nondestructive editing to the layer.  -Adobe This sounds complicated but it’s simple once you use Smart Objects on a project. […]...

Working with the Sony A7 and A7R

photofocus - 4 days ago. There’s a lot of buzz about the new full-frame cameras from Sony.  Thanks to LensRentals.com I got my hands on the cameras and really put them through some real-world challenges.  I focussed on their video capabilities (but be sure to see Mark Morrow’s excellent review for stills). The Sony Alpha a7R is a high-resolution, full-frame […]...

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What Does the Quad-Copter Mean for Landscape Photographers?

photofocus - 5 days ago. Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Matt Kloskowski who’s a lead instructor at Photoshop World. You can take a class called Lights, Aerial Camera, Action! with Russell Brown at the conference. I’ve been getting a lot of questions from people on if/when/how I’ll use a quad copter in my landscape photography. The DJI Phantom has been getting a ton […]...

Panorama Tips and Must Have Tripod Features

photofocus - 5 days ago. Nikon D7100, 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6 VR lens @28mm, F/16, 1/13s, ISO 160, five frame panorama. It’s simple to make several pictures into one panorama, and I really think you should try it. Panoramas are usually wider than your average picture, and this is good because our daily view of the world is also very wide (just […]...

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Brian Smith & Ron Risman | Photofocus Podcast 7/25/14

photofocus - 6 days ago. This week’s podcast interviews with two folks influencing the world of photography.  First up is well-known portrait photographer Brian Smith who walks us through his workflow of posing subjects and working with mirror-less cameras. Then find out about long exposure, night sky and timelapse photography. Get the show here  or get it on iTunes — Don’t forget to post a […]...

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Creating a Panning Timelapse with a GoPro Camera

photofocus - 7 days ago. In this tutorial, explore the Flow-Mow and Camalapse.  These are accessories for the GoPro and compact cameras that rotates the camera 360 degrees. Watch more at http://www.lynda.com/Photography-Came…. Thanks to LensRentals.com for gear support. You can catch Rich Harrington, Ron Risman, and Keith Kiska for a workshop on Timelapse photography in the Valley of Fire | October 19—26th. This […]...

Master Your Photo Business with Kevin Kubota

photofocus - 7 days ago. Don’t miss our next Google Hangout. The event is Monday, July 28, 2014.  It’s absolutely free to attend thanks to LensRentals.com. It starts at 7PM Eastern/Noon Pacific. We also have one ticket to give away to Photoshop World to an attendee. Must be present to win. Join Skip Cohen, Richard Harrington, and Guest Kevin Kubota. They’ll explore practical advice for professional […]...

Get a Free Taste of Photoshop World Tonight

photofocus - 7 days ago. You’ve heard us gush about how awesome Photoshop World is.  Well now you don’t have to take our word for it, you can simply take it for a test drive — TONIGHT. Photoshop World-A-Thon Get ready for a night filled with the latest, greatest, coolest tips and techniques taught by top Photoshop World Instructors. These […]...

FujiFilm’s Mirror-less Madness: Hands on with FujiFilm’s X-T1 and X-E2 (Firmware 2.0)

photofocus - 7 days ago. News of FujiFilm’s excellent mirror-less camera, the X-T1, made it down the vine and really peaked my interest in researching the X-series cameras that they’ve released. I’ve had other photographer friends that have picked up the very popular X100s and the X-Pro1 and loved it. I’m thinking of buying one from the X-Series and of course, […]...