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After working on a photo from Arches National Park in Episode #2 of Photo Methodology, I thought it’d be fun to keep the trend going. This time, we’re going to focus on the geological wonder called Balanced Rock. According to Wikipedia, the rock that is delicately balanced atop its base sits at 55 feet high […]

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After kicking off my new column, Photo Methodology, way above the urban playground of Times Square, let’s change our scenery to a more natural environment that is enjoyed by millions each year: Arches National Park. Have you ever stumbled onto a photo that really caught your eye but for whatever reason, the timing just didn’t […]

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Editor’s Note: We’re adding regular columns at Photofocus.  We’re pleased to introduce a new one from photographer Brian Matiash which will run each Tuesday.  Be sure to leave a comment below about the new format and offer Brian ideas and encouragement.  Enjoy! Welcome to the first installment of my new weekly series, Photo Methodology. Everyday, […]

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Aside from visiting my family in NYC for the past few days, the main reason why I am here is to attend a very special press event held by Sony to announce the much sought after a7R II Mirrorless interchangeable lens camera and major updates to the RX100 IV and RX10 II. There have been months […]

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We’ve all been there. Out in the middle of who knows where, setting up for a shot that absolutely requires the camera to be perfectly still. You reach into your camera bag to grab your remote cable release only to realize that it is sitting all comfy on your desk at home. Or worse, you […]

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The last time I visited Lower Antelope Canyon, near Page, AZ, was in February 2014. I had arrived with about an hour before the local Navajo operators were closing for the evening, so my time exploring the area was brief. As I was ushered out of the canyon by the diligent canyon keepers, I knew […]

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Adobe released Lightroom CC/6 this week much to the delight of its loyal users. I put together a tutorial video that walks through a few of the new features, notably the new Brush tools with the Graduated Filter, auto pano stitching, and some other smaller odds and ends that you may have overlooked. If you have […]

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