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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Featured Photo by Mouhamad Bzou

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. Today’s featured photo is by Mouhamad Bzou. “I have visited Montpellier city in France two […]...

Understanding the Levels Command in Photoshop

photofocus - 2 days ago. The Levels command corrects tonal ranges and color balance issues. With this command you can fix poor exposure. Additionally, you can perform color correction by manually identifying a white point and black point in the image. Nearly every image can benefit from making a Levels adjustment. To understand Levels, it is essential to be able […]...

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Lightroom Hangout: Finishing Big Files Panoramas and HDR’s

photofocus - 3 days ago. Join Rob Sylvan and Levi Sim and their special guest Ron Pepper, a photographer who makes a living shooting panoramas and HDR’s photographs. It’s incredible the uses he’s put these photographic techniques to, and he’s a real a wiz at it. We’ll show you what scenes make a great panorama or HDR, and how to put it […]...

Advanced Photoshop Tutorial: Smart Object Color Changes

photofocus - 3 days ago. There are several color changing tools in Photoshop. Match Color, Replace Color, Hue / Saturation Adjustment are the three most prominent. The problem is they don’t do a perfect job. Why? The color they match, replace or hue change is a color that can contaminate the end result. There is a more versatile way although […]...

Beating The Burn Out

photofocus - 3 days ago. We’ve all been there one time or another. Where you just don’t feel particularly inspired by photography, and unsure how to get out of your funk. For me personally, it’s especially threatening, as I am a full time photographer, so my livelihood is dependent on my own creativity in the arts.Throughout the years, I’ve found […]...

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Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan | Win a One Year Membership

photofocus - 4 days ago. Thanks to our partners at Adobe… we’ll be giving away one copy of the Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan every week.  From now until the end of January is your chance to win (or extend you current membership) one year. Each week we’ll do the giveaways a little differently, but it will never take you more […]...

Moving From Aperture to Lightroom? Get This Free Migration Tool

photofocus - 4 days ago. Many Mac users have decided to switch from Aperture or iPhoto to Lightroom.  Adobe has just released a new tool to help easily migrate existing Aperture and iPhoto libraries into Lightroom with a free Lightroom plug-in. What Comes Over Most of the important stuff makes the move Flags Star Ratings Keywords GPS Data Rejects Hidden Files Color Labels* Stacks* Face […]...

Why Shoot RAW? Cause You Don’t Own Nightvision Goggles

photofocus - 4 days ago. I had a great time making portraits with some friends the other day, practicing some different techniques and honing some skills. My camera was set to shoot RAW+JPG so I could keep the camera’s terrific black and white jpegs and a color RAW version (here’s a little more about that idea). The Argument to Use Camera JPEG […]...

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Photo Backup Survey

photofocus - 5 days ago. We’d like to know what steps you take to back up your photo libraries.  Please vote for any methods you already use. This Post Sponsored by: LensRentals.com Be a kid in a camera store. Rent lenses, cameras, lighting and more from the original and best online photographic and video equipment rental company.  Use PHOTOFOCUS10 in the checkout special […]...

For God’s Sake, Hold Your Camera Correctly!

photofocus - 5 days ago. The first lesson in photography that most people overlook is how to hold a camera. “For God’s sake, hold your camera correctly” is a short article teaching you how to hold your camera as Vanelli tells a story why this article was written. Bestselling Photographic Product Fujifilm Instax Mini Twin Pack Instant Film $14.99 Fujifilm […]...

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Exclusive Hands-on Review: The Sony Vario-Tessar T* FE 16-35mm F4 ZA OSS Lens

photofocus - 6 days ago. Disclaimer: As a member of Sony’s Artisans of Imagery program, I recently had the opportunity to extensively use an internal copy of the newly announced (and not-yet-released) Sony Zeiss FE 16-35mm f/4 lens. This review chronicles my experiences while using this lens in the field. Additionally, all photos and opinions are based off of a […]...

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Want to Win A Brand New Pro Camera? We Have 5 to Choose From.

photofocus - 7 days ago. We’ve got a new partnership with SongFreedom.com, and we’re excited to introduce you to them and the power and impact they can add to your creations. They are all about Artists working together, supporting each other, and keeping out industry thriving. SongFreedom allows us to license truly popular music–the songs we hear on the radio–as well as […]...

Using Battery Powered Lights

photofocus - 7 days ago. Lighting options that don’t require electric power cords are always welcome.  In this tutorial I’ll explore some benefits and workflows when using battery-powered lights on a video set. These constant lights can also be adapted for use on a photo shoot as well. This specific tutorial is from the Video Gear Weekly series presented by […]...

Learning Pixelmator: Remove Blemishes in a Photo

photofocus - 1 week ago. Editor’s Note: Pixelmator is a popular photo editing package available on the Mac platform only.  In the coming months we’ll continue to provide you coverage of new tools and more software packages. Using Pixelmator’s Repair tool, you can easily remove unwanted blemishes from your photography. Learn how to use the Repair tool in this tutorial to restore damaged pixels. […]...

Your voice is as important as anyone else’s. — J.J. Abrams

photofocus - 1 week ago. “Your voice is as important as anyone else’s.” — J.J. AbramsFiled under: Inspiration Tagged: J. J. Abrams, Storyteller, Voice Bestselling Photographic Product Fujifilm Instax Mini Twin Pack Instant Film $14.99 Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film, 10 Sheets x 5 packs $42.90 GoPro HERO4 SILVER $399.99 Prices are accurate as of October 20, 2014 12:13 am. […]...

Carve your name on a tombstone in Photoshop

photofocus - 1 week ago. Looking for a spooky image makeover?  Let’s get into the Halloween spirit and learn how to easily carve your name on a tombstone in Photoshop.  To do this we’ll use Layer Styles and an optional filter.  This technique can also be applied in many other instances to create etched or carved lines. Disclaimer: This is […]...