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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Improving GoPro Footage and Stills with Vibrance and Saturation

photofocus - 13 hours ago. I’m a big fan go shooting GoPro cameras because their size lets me get them in some great places (especially with waterproof cases) But GoPro footage is heavily compressed, which means your images can appear dull and flat. Fortunately its a pretty easy fix using Photoshop or Lightroom. Learn how to improve the look of […]...

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The Advantages Of Square Format Photography

photofocus - 17 hours ago. I used to shoot with Hasselblad cameras way back in the day. The negatives were square. I cut my teeth on those cameras and since I spent so many years working with Hasselblads, shooting square just came naturally to me. A Little History Square format has been around since 1929 when it was introduced by […]...

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Five Items For The Cold Weather Photographer

photofocus - 2 days ago. Editor’s Note: While You might have summer on your mind, now’s the perfect time to put your plans together for winter shooting. Recently, I went on a 2 1/2 week trip to Iceland and Norway during the winter season. Upon doing my research of the historic weather reports for those areas during that time of […]...

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Photofocus Podcast April 15, 2015 — NAB Show and Arizona Highways Magazine

photofocus - 2 days ago. This week’s podcast takes a pass through Las Vegas.  You’ll hear from three members of the Photofocus team on their thoughts about new gear announced at the show.  Then Levi Sim catches up Arizona Highways Magazine and Jeff Kida. Get the show here  or get it on iTunes — Don’t forget to post a review on iTunes. NAB Show […]...

Last Day to Enter 4/15/15 — Win a New Camera and a Drobo

photofocus - 3 days ago. Today — April 15, 2015 is the last day to enter. 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 […]...

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There’s Just 1 Trick to Photographing Glasses

photofocus - 4 days ago. The trouble with photographing eyeglasses is that they’re made of glass, which is generally pretty reflective and reflections of my flashes may obscure the eyes behind the glass, and if we can’t see a person’s eyes we might as well not make a picture. I was pretty intimidated by this when I was a new […]...

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Using Shadows and Highlights Adjustments in Photoshop

photofocus - 5 days ago. When used effectively, Photoshop’s Shadows/Highlights sliders can help you transform your images. Learn how to use it in this tutorial form lynda.com. This tutorial is a single movie from the course Nondestructive Exposure and Color Correction with Photoshop CC, by lynda.com author Richard Harrington. The complete course is 2 hours and 37 minutes and shows […]...

Interview from Above. Meet Astronaut Photographer: Reid Wiseman

photofocus - 5 days ago. In this two-part series we’ll explore photographs taken from space. First, I had a chance to sit down with Astronaut Reid Wiseman. In this interview we learn how Photography is used on the International Space Station and a little about how Reid personally uses photography. The second article will explore the editing and science workflow […]...

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My First Wedding (And I Didn’t Even Know It!)

photofocus - 6 days ago. Recently, I was cleaning out the dreaded “room of stuff” in my house when I came across piles and piles of old portfolio pieces from school. It was a fascinating trip down memory lane. There were things I’d forgotten about; paintings, etchings, prints, and yes, even photographs. As I sifted through all of it I […]...

Photographing The Sapphire Pin

photofocus - 6 days ago. Photographing jewelry always presents some interesting challenges to overcome. The brooch crafted by Marie Scarpa is shiny gold and silver wire wound in a spiral holding seventeen sapphires. Each one is a different color. The wire had to read as silver and gold. The individual stones had to show their true colors. The background was […]...

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My Portrait System — Great Shots Each Time

photofocus - 7 days ago. I photograph a lot of people in their places–people working and living and their environments. These environmental portraits are so much fun to make, but I’ve usually got a limited time to make them–business people can only halt business for so long while I make pictures. That’s why it’s important that I have some systems […]...

A Profile of Katrin Eismann | Retoucher and Photographic Educator

photofocus - 1 week ago. One of the most influential digital artisans on the planet is Katrin Eismann.  Her many books and teachings about photo restoration and digital photography have helped many. Explore the roots of Photoshop and digital photography with Katrin Eismann, famed author and educator. She discusses her journey with Photoshop and the ways in which she empowers others to […]...

The Evolution of the Photoshop Tools Palette

photofocus - 1 week ago. Photoshop is celebrating its 25th anniversary, and a lot has changed over the years.  Hear from the creator’s and pioneers of Photoshop about how the tools evolved.  You can also explore the history of Photoshop’s tools and how they evolved over the past 25 years. http://bit.ly/1MSKa2A This Post Sponsored by: Arizona Highways Photo Workshops. For more than […]...

Why Apple’s New Photos App Is Not For Me

photofocus - 1 week ago. As a long-time Aperture user, and one of the original proponents of Aperture, I was very disappointed when Apple pulled the plug. But I saw this coming a couple of years ago and already switched to Lightroom. That doesn’t take the sting away. And when Apple announced that it had a new app to replace […]...

UHS-II SD-Card Speed Shootout – Memory for the Fujifilm X-T1

photofocus - 1 week ago. Super-sport motorcycles, computer tweaking, camera lenses and even camera memory. Ever since I was little, I was obsessed with speed and making things go faster. Famous video game character Sonic the Hedgehog appealed to me more than Mario did. Why? Because he was blazing fast! A Shootout Today, I get to pit out two of […]...

Apple Photos Now Available (And Aperture Isn’t)

photofocus - 1 week ago. Apple just released its long-awaited Photos app to the public (a beta was available recently that people could sign up for).  You can get the application by simply updating your copy of your OS to OS 10.10.3 (use the Apple menu and choose App Store).  You can also find the update here. What’s Available Apple […]...

Photoshop and Photojournalism

photofocus - 2 weeks ago. Our friends at lynda.com have put together a great video essay discussing the role of Photoshop and image manipulation and its place in photo journalism.  There are a lot of thought provoking points in this pieces. This Post Sponsored by: Arizona Highways Photo Workshops. For more than 30 years, Arizona Highway Photo Workshops has been committed […]...

First Quarter is over: Have you registered your photos?

photofocus - 2 weeks ago. The first quarter of 2015 is over, have you registered your photos? Protecting your photos is not as difficult as you may think. Bestselling Photographic Product Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film, 10 Sheets x 5 packs $39.40 Fujifilm INSTAX Mini Instant Film Twin Pack (White) $15.88 Dropcam Pro Wi-Fi Wireless Video Monitoring Security Camera $194.00 […]...