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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Get Social with Photofocus and Our Readers

photofocus - 8 hours ago. Want to keep in touch?  We’ve got several social media communities affiliated with our website.  Plus its a great way to interact or even get your photo featured on our site. Twitter. Get news about the site and follow to win prizes. Google+ Community. Share your photos and interact with other readers. Google+ Page. Get every […]...

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Learn All About the Hottest Lightroom Plugins

photofocus - 12 hours ago. You missed a great Lightroom hangout hosted by Nicole S. Young, Gerard Murphy, Rob Sylvan and Levi Sim.  This month’s was all about the power of plugins. Plugins are extra apps that work with Lightroom to enrich your workflow and add real polish to your pictures. While you can always watch after the fact, you can’t win prizes.  This […]...

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Hot Gear & Review: Fuji XT-1

photofocus - 17 hours ago. In a recent podcast conversation, I was able to talk to the fellas over at LensRentals.com.  With their warehouse being full of every type of photography and videography gear, I was curious to know what camera is flying off the shelves in their warehouse.  And their answer might or might not be shocking to some.  Not […]...

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“Documentary Photographers make visual sense of current thinking.”

photofocus - 1 day ago. “Documentary Photographers make visual sense of current thinking.” -  Val WilliamsFiled under: Inspiration Bestselling Photographic Product Fujifilm Instax Mini Twin Pack Instant Film $13.40 Olympus Stylus SH-50 iHS Digital Camera with 24x Optical Zoom and 3-Inch LCD (Silver) $279.99 Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film, 10 Sheets (5-Pack) $36.99 GoPro HERO3+: Black Edition $399.99 Case Logic DCB-304 […]...

Get Free Lightroom Presets from Photofocus and Mosaic

photofocus - 2 days ago. You might have missed that the Photofocus team has been hard at work creating great presets for Lightroom.  It’s part of our partnership with Mosaic (be sure to check out the Lightroom Learning Center). Photofocus contributor Lisa Robinson offers up one from her wedding and portrait business.  It’s totally free and you can get it […]...

Handheld HDR — Is it Possible?

photofocus - 2 days ago. Photofocus contributor Nicolesy ran a great post about HDR lately where she asked, is it a fad? The debate in the comments pointed out to me that most folks think you have to shoot from a tripod.  While this is ideal, it’s not critical. The image below was shot handheld.  5 brackets two stops apart each to […]...

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Featured Photo by Jose Viven

photofocus - 2 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. “This photo was taken during the opening ceremony of 2013 Singapore National Day. I used […]...

Lightroom Hangout: Power-up with Plugins (TODAY)

photofocus - 3 days ago. Nicole S. Young will be joining Rob Sylvan and Levi Sim on Wednesday’s Lightroom Hangout to help us learn the power of plugins. Plugins are extra apps that work with Lightroom to enrich your workflow and add real polish to your pictures. Nicole wrote the book on plugins, and is a wiz with these things; […]...

The Beauty of Available Light

photofocus - 3 days ago. I spend a lot of time working with strobes.  As a commercial advertising photographer I find myself in many situations requiring some pretty complex lighting solutions.  Don’t get me wrong, strobes are super groovy and lighting challenges are always relished but there is something really magical about shedding the hardware. Every once in a while I enjoy shooting with […]...

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“The camera for an artist is just another tool. It is no more mechanical than a violin if you analyze it. Beyond the rudiments, it is up to the artist to create art, not the camera.”

photofocus - 3 days ago. “The camera for an artist is just another tool. It is no more mechanical than a violin if you analyze it. Beyond the rudiments, it is up to the artist to create art, not the camera.” -  Brett WestonFiled under: Inspiration Bestselling Photographic Product Fujifilm Instax Mini Twin Pack Instant Film $13.40 Olympus Stylus SH-50 iHS […]...

How to Shoot Slow-motion Video with an iPhone 5s

photofocus - 4 days ago. One of the coolest features about the iPhone 5s is its ability to shoot video at 120 frames per second.  Normally, you’ll ned about 24 frames per second to make a smooth picture, so this is almost 5 times higher.  Those extra frames can translate into slow motion footage. In this tutorial from lynda.com, see […]...

Mike Corrado & Gerard Murphy | Photofocus Podcast 4/15/14

photofocus - 4 days ago. This week’s podcast takes a look at two very different topics in the photo industry.  Our first guest Mike Corrado discusses his concert photography and passion projects.  Then we catch up with Photofocus contributor and industry expert Gerard Murphy about photo sharing services like SnapChat and the new Lightroom Mobile. Get the show here  or get […]...

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Featured Photo by Jason Zollan

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. “With mommy out to lunch with a friend, this day was daddy daughter day. We […]...

How I Used Random Household Objects to Add Flare to My Photos

photofocus - 5 days ago. My daughters love knick knacks, things that lay all over my floors and objects that instantly creep up to clog my vacuum.   But I’ve discovered that these little pieces of annoying plastic toys can be a fun little tool for fake flares, filters or anything else to help adding character to your photographs. I […]...

Sarah Allegra | Photographer of the Week

photofocus - 5 days ago.   For Sarah Allegra, photography might not have been her first calling, but art has always been in her life. Drawing, painting, writing, jewelry making, creating stuffed animals from patterns she made herself, she has tried just about every art form she could. “In my mid 20′s, I was honing in on painting as my main craft, […]...

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Photoshop World Vegas Special — Expires 4/14/14

photofocus - 5 days ago. Did you miss Photoshop World in Atlanta?  Don’t worry, the Vegas version is just around the corner.  The folks over at Kelby One have an extremely time-limited deal, attend for only $399 (expires April 14th at 11:59pm ET). Photoshop World is back again September 3-5 at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino Convention Center. Get the […]...

Martin Parr | A Photographer You Should Know

photofocus - 5 days ago. Martin Parr is a British documentary photographer and photojournalist.  His specialty is focussing on documenting the social classes of England as well as the economy of the Western world. He has published approximately 40 photo books as well as exhibited extensively. He cites that his grandfather, George Parr (an amateur photographer) as his early influence. His style combines close-up photography with […]...

The easy bit is picking up a camera and pointing and shooting. But then you have to decide what it is you’re trying to say and express. — Martin Parr

photofocus - 6 days ago. The easy bit is picking up a camera and pointing and shooting. But then you have to decide what it is you’re trying to say and express. – Martin ParrFiled under: Inspiration, Opinion, Photography Bestselling Photographic Product Fujifilm Instax Mini Twin Pack Instant Film $13.40 Olympus Stylus SH-50 iHS Digital Camera with 24x Optical Zoom […]...

See The Big Picture with Photoshop’s Navigator Panel

photofocus - 6 days ago. Often as I work with an image (particularly when making detailed repairs with the Clone and Healing tools) I need to zoom in.  It’s very easy when working at 100% magnification to lose your perspective when working in Photoshop. Enter the very useful Navigator panel. When you zoom in to a pixel level for image touchup, […]...

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Featured Photo by Raya Steinsdotter

photofocus - 7 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. “My name is Steinsdotter, and I am a self-taught amateur photographer based in Norway. I […]...