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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ParticleShop – First Look

photofocus - 8 hours ago. When Corel, the people behind Corel Paint, announce that they’re releasing a Photoshop and Lightroom plugin it peaks one’s interest, so I bought the Starter Pack and gave it a try. Starting image for this post comes from Fotolia Starter Pack As an online purchase the download was fast and the installation was quick and easy. […]...

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How to Control a GoPro with Your Phone or Tablet

photofocus - 24 hours ago. With the release of the new GoPro Session camera, the use of the GoPro app on your phone is even more important.  In this tutorial, let me show you how easy it is to set up and use the mobile app.  This makes it easy to adjust the camera settings, monitor the shot, or even share […]...

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Five Keys to Being a Great Assistant

photofocus - 1 day ago. I’ve been an assistant to some of the most talented people, working on cool projects and helping at awesome workshops. I feel absolutely blessed. The key theme I heard from many that I was helping was that it was so hard to find a great assistant. And once they find a great assistant they hold […]...

How to Beat the Tripod Police Without Sacrificing Stability

photofocus - 1 day ago. I’m six foot four and built like a pro wrestler.  If it weren’t for TSA Pre my camera bag would be dismantled every time I fly.  It just seems that I attract attention from “authority figures” just about every single time.  Toss in dark skin and my propensity for bringing a camera just about everywhere […]...

I love photography – and travel. You could say I travel to take photographs and take photographs to travel. – Rick Sammon

photofocus - 2 days ago. I love photography – and travel. You could say I travel to take photographs and take photographs to travel. Rick SammonFiled under: Inspiration Tagged: Rick Sammon Bestselling Photographic Product Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film, 10 Sheets x 5 packs $37.42 Fujifilm INSTAX Mini Instant Film Twin Pack (White) $15.88 Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film, 2 […]...

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What Size to Scan a Photo? Think in Pixels [UP12]

photofocus - 2 days ago. Understanding Photoshop is a biweekly column that takes an in-depth look at how digital photographs are built and manipulated.  It is a college-level course in plain English for free at Photofocus.  To learn more see this article. Don’t Skip Column 11 People often get confused when determining which settings to scan with. Too little information and the […]...

Shooting the PhaseOne iQ250 | Peter Hurley – What’s in the Bag

photofocus - 3 days ago. Melissa Niu of Photofocus talks with headshot photographer Peter Hurley about choosing to shoot with the PhaseOne iQ250 over his Hasselblad and Canon gear. Bestselling Photographic Product Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film, 10 Sheets x 5 packs $37.42 Fujifilm INSTAX Mini Instant Film Twin Pack (White) $15.88 Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film, 2 x 10 […]...

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The Reason I Still Love Photography

photofocus - 3 days ago. I was asked by a reader recently if I still love photography. While I have had moments in my life when I tried to put my camera down – the answer is absolutely – yes – I still love photography. But it made me ponder why. Why do I love photography? I was forced to […]...

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Shooting Star Trails in the Desert | Moose Peterson – What’s in the Bag

photofocus - 4 days ago. Join Photofocus’ Melissa Niu and wildlife photographer Moose Peterson about shooting star trails in the Las Vegas desert. Bestselling Photographic Product Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film, 10 Sheets x 5 packs $37.42 Fujifilm INSTAX Mini Instant Film Twin Pack (White) $15.88 Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film, 2 x 10 Shoots x 3Pack (Total 60 Shoots) […]...

Free Workshop From Rick Sammon

photofocus - 5 days ago. Longtime Photofocus readers will remember Rick Sammon, a well-known author and travel photographer. Rick’s got a free webinar on Thursday, September 3. Rick invites you to take a virtual trip to Cuba.  Rick will begin by sharing his favorite Cuba photographs, along with solid travel photography tips. This is a chance to explore the country and […]...

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Pictage is Closing their Doors. What are Your Options?

photofocus - 5 days ago. If you’re a photo studio or photographer who uses Pictage to host and sell your photos, you likely have quite a shock this week.  On August 24th, Pictage posted the following message to their users: The Closing of Pictage https://discover.pictage.com/pictage-update-20150824 Please accept my sincere apologies for the Pictage web site being down since Thursday. The Pictage […]...

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How Many Images Should I Take for HDR?

photofocus - 6 days ago. Editor: Want to learn more about HDR?  Check out this free online class. One of the most common question about HDR photography seems to be ‘how many images should I take?’ This has an easy answer… and the answer is… “It depends.” That answer just isn’t very satisfying is it? Well, let’s talk about why […]...

Learn How to Shoot HDR Photography the Right Way

photofocus - 6 days ago. We’re super excited about today’s HDR Hangout.  Two professional photographers are going to share their secrets on when and how to shoot HDR.  Not obnoxious, cheesy filters, why would you do that… but photos where the images pop (or even just show what the human eye could see and the camera couldn’t). Don’t miss today’s Google […]...

Photomatix Essentials for Photoshop Elements

photofocus - 6 days ago. Take a look at the new Photomatix Essentials plugin for Photoshop Elements with Photofocus author Ron Pepper. Bestselling Photographic Product Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film, 10 Sheets x 5 packs $37.42 Fujifilm INSTAX Mini Instant Film Twin Pack (White) $15.88 Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film, 2 x 10 Shoots x 3Pack (Total 60 Shoots) Value […]...

Acquiring Images for Photoshop with a Scanner [UP11]

photofocus - 6 days ago. Understanding Photoshop is a biweekly column that takes an in-depth look at how digital photographs are built and manipulated.  It is a college-level course in plain English for free at Photofocus.  To learn more see this article. Don’t Skip Column 10 Many purists swear that shooting film adds richness in detail and color, as well as introduces […]...

Photofocus Podcast August 25, 2015 — Roberto Valenzuela and Glyn Dewis

photofocus - 7 days ago. This week we catch up with two photographers who share insights into taking your skills to the next level.  First, Levi Sim sits down with Roberto Valenzuela to talk about lighting and creativity.  Then Robert Vanelli catches up with photographer and Photoshop expert Glyn Dewis. Get the show here  or get it on iTunes — Don’t forget to post a […]...