Ron Antonelli – Photographer of the Week

photofocus - 11 months 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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Autofocus Essentials with Canon DSLRs

photofocus - 9 hours ago. I put together a short tutorial to help Canon users get the most out of using Autofocus on their DSLR cameras.  The autofocus controls are often faster and achieve more accurate results than you can get with the manual controls. Explore how to use autofocus in this brief tutorial. You may also find it helpful to […]...

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Mind Your Own Business: Advice to New Photographers Starting Out and Seasoned Artists Headed in New Directions

photofocus - 12 hours ago. Don’t miss our next Google Hangout. The event is Monday, November 22, 2014.  It’s absolutely free to attend thanks to Adobe, SongFreedom and Drobo. It starts at 4PM Eastern/1PM Pacific. NOTE: We will be giving away a copy of the Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan to one viewer during the event.  You must be watching live. Join Skip Cohen, Richard Harrington, and […]...

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Practical Advice for Shooting with Long Lenses

photofocus - 1 day ago. Long lenses magnify. That’s their main job. A 500mm lens offers 10x magnification when compared to a 50mm lens. Any mistakes you would make with a 50mm lens are magnified 10 times with a 500mm lens. Most problems associated with getting sharp images with long lenses are associated with vibration. Vibration can come from many […]...

Featured Photo by Barry Mountford

photofocus - 1 day 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 […]...

How to Direct Models (Or Any Subject) for Great Pictures

photofocus - 2 days ago. Models look to the photographer for guidance and direction during a shoot. “How to Direct Models” gives helpful tips for photographers to communicate with their subjects better. We included a short 4 minute video that was recorded during a location shoot demonstrating these suggestions in action. Bestselling Photographic Product Fujifilm Instax Mini Twin Pack Instant […]...

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Amazon Prime Just Got Even Better with Free Cloud Photo Storage

photofocus - 2 days ago. There are so many options for cloud backup storage today, but Amazon just announced a great plan for their Amazon Prime subscribers. Unlimited Photo Storage with Amazon Prime. I’ve been an Amazon Prime subscriber for a few years now and the perks just keep coming to make it worth the price of the membership. Not only […]...

Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan | Win a One Year Membership

photofocus - 2 days ago. Thanks to 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. We’ve decided to give away the prizes through our Facebook page.  All you you need to do is visit […]...

Going Mobile with Lightroom Mobile

photofocus - 3 days ago. I like being productive: fixing things, cleaning rooms, building up cities, conquering countries, culling pictures. I like comfy things: beds, couches, car seats, fluffy stuff, shoes, pillows. So, what if… one could be productive AND comfortable!? With Lightroom Mobile, you can cull, edit, and amaze yourself with the productivity that you’ve had on the comfort of your own couch (and it […]...

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iDoneThis • A Key to Accountability Success

photofocus - 3 days ago. A lot of self-employed creatives work from home. Photographers, web designers, graphic designers, video guys . . . me included. It’s convenient, cost-effective, and is a great option if you’re just starting out. But working from home is one of the hardest things to do. There are so many distractions . . . the internet, […]...

Lr Mobile: Perfect Instagram Solution

photofocus - 3 days ago. Instagram is all about pictures, so it’s kinda funny that I’ve only just started using it. Nonetheless, I’ve fallen in love with it. I love that I can post to Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter all at once, and if i’ve tagged someone it automatically seeks out their Twitter handle, too. I hate that I can’t […]...

Want to Win a Copy of onOne Perfect Photo Suite?

photofocus - 4 days ago. Would you like to win a copy of the new onOne Perfect Photo Suite? We’ll be giving away one copy a week until the end of January 2015. But there’s no reason to wait…you can download a free trial and start making your images look great right away. Play for 30 days with a fully […]...

It’s Time to Download the Latest Version of Lightroom

photofocus - 4 days ago. A new version of Lightroom just came out… we’ll have more coverage of the features soon… but this an important (and free) update. Download Links You can get Lightroom 5.7 here (it’s a free update for all version 5 and Creative Cloud customers).  If you use Creative Cloud, just launch the Creative Cloud app to […]...

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Shooting in Manual Mode on the Canon 6D

photofocus - 4 days ago. Get total control over shutter speed and aperture with the manual controls in the Canon 6D. Rich Harrington shows how to shoot in Manual mode in this tutorial. This tutorial is a single movie from the Up and Running with the Canon 6D course by lynda.com author Rich Harrington. The complete course is 1 hour […]...

Getting Started with Real Estate Photography – Virtual Tours & Pricing

photofocus - 4 days ago. Having covered all the bases from shooting to add-ons, all that is needed now is a place for our gallery to call home. Today we’ll wrap-up our look at real estate photography by exploring a powerful virtual tour ally, and conclude with a few thoughts in regard to pricing. Virtual Tour Hosting I would encourage […]...

Building a Bulletproof Backup System

photofocus - 5 days ago. Building on the 3-2-1 Backup for Photographer’s plan, Building a Bulletproof Backup System gives tips on what hardware and software is needed for the plan to be foolproof. Bestselling Photographic Product Fujifilm Instax Mini Twin Pack Instant Film $14.99 Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film, 10 Sheets x 5 packs $40.99 GoPro HERO4 SILVER $399.99 GoPro […]...

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Mac User? Time to Update Your Raw Support (6.01)

photofocus - 5 days ago. If you’re a Mac user, a new camera update has recently shipped (version 6.01). OS X Yosemite provides system-level support for digital camera RAW formats. In order to use these files, youcan access them through Aperture oriPhoto on your Mac. You can also browse at the system level looking through folders.Supported by Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 6.01 […]...

How to Transfer Mobile Photos to Lightroom using Dropbox

photofocus - 5 days ago. If you’re like me, you probably take a lot of photos and video with your mobile phone. The images I get with my iPhone are what I call my “memory” images; they’re not always the most pretty, but they document and record the things that are most important to me. Because of this, I want to make […]...

Don’t Miss Today’s Webinar with onOne Software and Matt Kloskowski

photofocus - 5 days ago. Want to learn more about the just-released Perfect Photo Suite 9 from onOne Software? You’re in luck! Join me (Nicole S. Young), Rich Harrington and Matt Kloskowski on Today, November 17 for a Google Hangout where we will show some of the new features of the new suite! Here are the details: When: Today — Monday, […]...

How To Correct The First & Biggest Mistake I Made Starting Out In Photography

photofocus - 6 days ago. Other than my first professional photo made at the Indy 500, most of the pictures I made during the first two years of my career were – well let’s just say “not good.” Most didn’t sell. Most didn’t work on any level other than the camera did what it was supposed to do – but […]...

How To Correct The First & Biggest Mistake I Made Starting Out In Photography

photofocus - 6 days ago. Other than my first professional photo made at the Indy 500, most of the pictures I made during the first two years of my career were – well let’s just say “not good.” Most didn’t sell. Most didn’t work on any level other than the camera did what it was supposed to do – but […]...