Ron Antonelli – Photographer of the Week

photofocus - 1 year 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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Apple Photos Beta for OS X Available Now

photofocus - 3 hours ago. Apple just announced the availability of its new photo application, Apple Photos.  While its not shipping yet, there is a public beta program available.  Apple also released more details about the application. Migration from Aperture Aperture libraries can be moved to Photos for OS X. This includes photographs, their adjustments, keywords and albums. The Aperture library […]...

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Rating Images with Lightroom Mobile

photofocus - 12 hours ago. Lightroom Mobile for Android and iOS makes working away from the desktop a great deal easier. There’s a great deal you can do with the software but, for me at least, the best feature is being able to rate your images from the comfort of your easy-chair, train, or on location. To use this feature […]...

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Photofocus Podcast March 5, 2015 — Theresa Sicurezza and Photoshop World

photofocus - 1 day ago. This week’s podcast interviews photographer Theresa Sicurezza about her photography and work with ASMP.  Then we catch up with Dave Moser about the upcoming Photoshop World conference. Tune in and get inspired. Get the show here  or get it on iTunes — Don’t forget to post a review on iTunes. Theresa Sicurezza Theresa Sicurezza is an Atlanta based photographer.  She […]...

Upgrade Your Computer! Upgrade Your Performance! Part 1: CPU

photofocus - 1 day ago. I, like many of you, have dealt with technology for quite a long time. I can understand how confusing (or even difficult) it can be upgrade or a replace an already expensive machine, but let me tell you that now is the time to upgrade! An upgrade from a four year old machine to a new machine […]...

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Using Upright in Photoshop Mix

photofocus - 2 days ago. There’s a great ‘magic’ button in Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw that analyses your image and suggests how it can be put upright or squared off. This has only been around for a short while and is very processor heavy, so imagine my surprise when I see it in Adobe’s mobile app, Photoshop Mix. Simple […]...

Powerful Environmental Portraits Need 3 Things

photofocus - 2 days ago. Environmental portraits show people in their place, their habitat. The environment sets the mood and the place of the story, and a single look at the photograph can tell you what the story is about. Let me show you three things I think about as I light the background to make an environment worth photographing. 1. It’s Gotta Be […]...

I’m a Drone Hobbyist … Really!

photofocus - 2 days ago. Drones are a hot-topic right now, since the FAA released proposed regulations on commercial UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle). For most people, these rules won’t apply. We’re hobbyists, using these drones for personal use. Bestselling Photographic Product Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film, 10 Sheets x 5 packs $40.00 Sony HDRAS100V/W Video Camera (White) $248.00 Fujifilm INSTAX […]...

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Flashpoint 7′ Auto Stand Mini Review

photofocus - 3 days ago. Light stands aren’t something I get terribly excited about. But inexpensive light stands that offer great bang for the buck do peak my interest. Adorama just announced the Flashpoint Auto Stand, available in both 7’ (http://www.adorama.com/FPLS7AS.html) and 9’ (http://www.adorama.com/FPLS9AS.html) models. At $50 and $70 respectively, these stands are affordable by even the most frugal photographer, […]...

Aperture To Lightroom: Inside My First Steps

photofocus - 3 days ago. Over the last few months I’ve been slowly mourning my loss of Apple’s support for Aperture and coming to grips with my inevitable move to Adobe Lightroom (you can read the beginning of my journey here). Today, I’m continuing my series on transitioning from Aperture to Lightroom from my non technical, Aperture perspective. I like […]...

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Being An Artist

photofocus - 4 days ago. Being an artist means: you’re doing human, generous work, that might not work, that changes someone else for the better. Those are the four elements. – Seth GodinFiled under: Photography Bestselling Photographic Product Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film, 10 Sheets x 5 packs $40.00 Sony HDRAS100V/W Video Camera (White) $248.00 Fujifilm INSTAX Mini film Twin […]...

Mini Review: Drobo USB 3.0 4-Bay Storage Array

photofocus - 4 days ago. I was pretty excited when I received my new Drobo. I’m brand new to Drobo and how they work and heard some pretty good things about them so to finally get one in my hands is a big deal for me. I’m always in need of more space and backups because not only do I […]...

Make it Happen, or Let it Happen: Which Photographer Are You?

photofocus - 4 days ago. What type of photographer are you? Do you wait and let a scene unfold before your eyes or do you get involved and make the shot happen? Understanding how you created the shot will improve your skills. Bestselling Photographic Product Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film, 10 Sheets x 5 packs $40.00 Sony HDRAS100V/W Video Camera […]...

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Professional Color with Lightroom’s Camera Calibration

photofocus - 6 days ago. I started photography by shooting film in high school just before the turn of the century, and I don’t miss film one bit. It’s so wonderful to see a photograph on the back of the camera and see how the composition and the highlights are working, and then make changes. I don’t know what I […]...

Targeted Color Adjustments in Photoshop

photofocus - 6 days ago. Learn how to easily make targeted color adjustments of a single object in Photoshop using selections, adjustment layers, and layer masks. Follow Howard on Twitter This Post Sponsored by: Drobo. A family of Safe, Simple, and Expandable storage systems for capture in the field, editing in the studio, or backup and archive. Zenfolio. Looking for more than […]...

Some Reflections On Photographer Leonard Nimoy

photofocus - 1 week ago. A thoughtful, talented photographer passed away on Friday. Mr. Leonard Nimoy was a well-known actor and director. He was also involved in other art forms such as music and poetry and yes photography. He was born in Boston, MA and in addition to his over 130 acting credits, Nimoy had a dozen directing credits, including the 1987 […]...

Featured Photo by Michael Pachis

photofocus - 1 week ago. Thanks to our friends at Drobo, we are thrilled to announce our “Featured Photo Contest.” Every week we will pick a photo that is posted to our Facebook or Google+ communities and feature it on Photofocus! Then each month we’ll open voting from the community.  The top vote getter will win a special prize from our partners at Drobo as […]...

The Split Tone Filter in onOne’s Perfect Effects [Video]

photofocus - 1 week ago. In this video, I show you how to use onOne’s “Split Tone” filter inside of Perfect Effects. You’ll learn how to add colors to the highlights and shadows to tone the image. For more videos like this, be sure to check out my new video training course, The Complete Guide to Perfect Effects, comprehensive video […]...

Lightroom Hangout: Special Saturday Q&A Episode

photofocus - 1 week ago. You gotta join us live for our next Google+ Hangout, totally free of charge. Not only will you learn terrific techniques, but if you tune in live, you can be entered to win a Creative Cloud subscription from Adobe. (Note: MUST BE TUNED IN LIVE TO WIN). We kick of Saturday 2/28, 11:00am Eastern, 8:00am Pacific. RSVP here and it’ll […]...