Ron Antonelli – Photographer of the Week

photofocus - 10 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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Say Hello To Your New Hero, from GoPro

photofocus - 12 hours ago. We have a new GoPro. In fact, we have three. Like many of you, I have been waiting for these new action cameras to drop. Now that they have, let’s take a look at what each offers, where it might fit in in your kit and what the new entries might signal about the future […]...

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Come say Ello!

photofocus - 20 hours ago. It sure does seem as if there’s a new social network cropping up every few weeks, each one vying to grab your attention with hopes of spreading across the Internet and ultimately reaching some sort of critical mass. The latest one that has been generating a lot of buzz on existing social networks like Facebook and […]...

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Featured Photo by Stepen Vosloo

photofocus - 1 day 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 photo is by Stephen Vosloo.   “This image was created at the end of […]...

Software Robots & The Future of Digital Post?

photofocus - 2 days ago. I am, in my heart of hearts, a huge geek. There, I said it. I feel better now. As a geek, I follow several futurists and others whose job it is to suss out emerging trends. For example, robots. Like most of us, I am well aware of mechanical robots, but I had never heard […]...

Toby Harriman | Photographer of the Week

photofocus - 2 days ago. If you want to see images that make our world look it’s best, you’ll want to see Toby’s magnificent portfolio. He doesn’t stay confined to one genre, instead looking at making the best possible images of the world around him. “I don’t think I have one particular style. And I don’t think I ever want one. […]...

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“I just think it’s important to be direct and honest with people about why you’re photographing them and what you’re doing. After all, you are taking some of their soul.” ― Mary Ellen Mark

photofocus - 2 days ago. “I just think it’s important to be direct and honest with people about why you’re photographing them and what you’re doing. After all, you are taking some of their soul.” ― Mary Ellen MarkFiled under: Inspiration, Photography Bestselling Photographic Product Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film, 10 Sheets x 5 packs $36.00 GoPro HERO3+: Black Edition $399.99 […]...

Calculating Exposure with Slower Shutter

photofocus - 3 days ago. I love long exposure photography because it has the power to make even the most mundane scenes a bit more interesting visually. When shooting daytime scenes I often turn to my Lee Big Stopper 10-stop ND filter. The Big Stopper is so dark you can’t actually see through it, which means your camera’s internal metering […]...

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“Photography deals exquisitely with appearances, but nothing is what it appears to be.” ― Duane Michals

photofocus - 4 days ago. “Photography deals exquisitely with appearances, but nothing is what it appears to be.” ― Duane MichalsFiled under: Inspiration, Photography Bestselling Photographic Product Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film, 10 Sheets x 5 packs $36.00 GoPro HERO3+: Black Edition $399.99 Fujifilm Instax Mini Twin Pack Instant Film $15.99 Dropcam Pro Wi-Fi Wireless Video Monitoring Camera $197.95 GoPro Hero3: […]...

The 5 Lightroom Shortcuts Everyone Needs To Know

photofocus - 4 days ago. Editor’s Note: We’d like to officially welcome Zach Sutton to the Photofocus authors team.  Zach is a photographer and educator who specializes in portrait, wedding and commercial photography.   Over the last few years, Adobe Lightroom has become a major tool for photographers to help drastically speed up their workflow. When done right, Lightroom can […]...

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Featured Photo by Joachim Radtke

photofocus - 4 days 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 photo is by Joachim Radtke.  It shows the “Oberbaumbrücke” in Berlin wich is crossed by a subway. . “I did it […]...

Apple Watch | The Photographer’s New Best Friend?

photofocus - 5 days ago. Like many of you, I had the Apple product announcement playing in the background at the studio recently. I was excited by the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, but what I really wanted to see was the Apple Watch. There are so many possible applications for wearable computing devices and, until Apple, no […]...

Building Your Bag: Accessories | Part 1

photofocus - 5 days ago. Filters of all sorts, flashes, cards, readers, light-meters, remote triggers, straps, battery chargers, batteries, business cards, business card holders, lens bags, cases, cords, levels, tripods, lens cloths, blah, blah, blah. Do you need it all and does it have to be the best of the best? YES, GO BUY IT ALL RIGHT NOW (but only […]...

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The Founder of 500px , Photographer Tim Wallace, and Hot Gear | Photofocus Podcast 9/25/14

photofocus - 5 days ago. This week’s show is a triple header. First, Melissa Niu chats with Evgeny Tchebotarev who is the co-founder of 500px about their site and future.  Vanelli then catches up with professional photographer Tim Wallace and his work with automotive and boating photography.  Then Rich Harrington and Chase Reynolds sit down to discuss the hottest gear shipping from […]...

Making the Intimate Portrait: Leica 42.5mm f/1.2 Review

photofocus - 6 days ago. You know that I don’t do the kind of review that includes target charts and intricate sharpness comparisons using sub-nanometer precision tools, and when the lens says, “Leica” on the front I shouldn’t need to. That name on a modern lens equals quality and excellence, and the availability of Leica lenses is one of my favorite […]...

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Using Lightroom Collections to Organize Your Photos

photofocus - 7 days ago. This is an excerpt from our eBook, “Develop Great Images in Lightroom”. Download it over at iTunes and Scribd! One of my favorite features inside of Lightroom is the ability to add images to collections. Collections are great because they are similar to folders, but you are able to store the same image within several different collections without […]...

Mac User? Time to Update Your Raw Support (5.07)

photofocus - 1 week ago. If you’re a Mac user, a new camera update has recently shipped (version 5.07). OS X Mavericks provides system-level support for digital camera RAW formats. In order to use these files, you can access them through Aperture or iPhoto on your Mac. You can also browse at the system level looking through folders. Supported by Digital Camera […]...

Quick Cinemagraph Effect in Photoshop

photofocus - 1 week ago. In this video, you’ll learn how to quickly create a cinemagraph – freezing portions of your video, leaving the rest with motio Disclaimer: This is only one way to create a cinemagraph effect in Photoshop. Follow Howard on Twitter This Post Sponsored by: LensRentals.com Be a kid in a camera store. Rent lenses, cameras, lighting and more […]...