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We’re very happy to be working with our partners over at Drobo.  A Drobo is a perfect addition to any photographer’s system because its a safe and expandable storage solution.  A Drobo connects to your computer or network and provides redundant data protection without the complexities of traditional RAID. The Drobo family offers Thunderbolt, USB 3.0, Ethernet, […]

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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 […]

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At it’s best, photojournalism is both the mirror and window, a means to enlightenment that connects subject and viewer through the heart, eye and mind of the photojournalist. It’s the photographers responsibility to show truth with the camera.

— Tom Kennedy

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Note: This post is from our book Develop Great Images in Lightroom (available on iBookstore & Scribd). Lightroom offers several different overlays to help with composing your crop.  There is no right way to crop, after all the goals can be the removal of distractions, the changing of emotion, or technical requirement.  But overlays are designed to help with all […]

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UrbEx and Me Growing up in New York City gave me a very strong appreciation for architecture. After all, I was surrounded by some of the grandest and most densely packed buildings on the planet. However, that appreciation didn’t fully mature until I began immersing myself in photography during my freshman year of college in 1996. […]

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iBooksSale

How’d you like more than 500 pages of photo education and inspiration for less than $5? Our iBooks and eBooks are on sale for just 99¢ in the United States.  We’ve asked iTunes to price equivalently around the globe. Available for iBooks The sale runs until February 28, 2015. The collection contains text, photos, video, audio, and interactive […]

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If you have a website to highlight your work, certainly you’ve heard the dreaded term SEO before. SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization, and it’s essentially the tactics to get your website noticed by Google and other search engines. The Essentials of SEO Now before we get started, I want to mention again that this […]

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2015 marks the 20th anniversary of photographic IS (Image Stabilization). SLR camera shake correction began with Canon. The world’s first optical image stabilizer for 35mm SLR cameras was introduced in the EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM lens in 1995. Since then, Canon and other manufactures have made continual advancements in stabilization systems to enhance panning […]

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