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We’d like to know our readers a bit better.  Please let us know which camera brands you shoot with frequently. You may vote for more than one camera brand.  This will help our writers choose which stories to write about. This Post Sponsored by: LensRentals.com Be a kid in a camera store. Rent lenses, cameras, lighting […]

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Carrying a camera on vacation pretty much guarantees you won’t see anything worth shooting.

— Bob Krist

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Are you looking to be a faster Photoshop User?  There are several different ways to get to the tools you need inside Photoshop. You can click the tool icon. To access nested tools (those that share the same well), click and hold the mouse button on the tool icon. You can also hold down the […]

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Adobe just launched a new benefit for Creative Cloud members.  It’s available through the Creative Cloud for Desktop to all paid Creative Cloud members.  (It’s not available to the photography plan customers). Adobe says that iOS and browser-based versions of Creative Cloud Market are in the works and will be released in the future. What […]

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GoPro just announced a new mount today primarily designed for those into the “other” kind of shooting.  The mount is called the  Sportsman Mount but it looks useful to photographers as well.  It’s designed to clamp to any object that’s between 0.4” to 0.9” (10mm to 23mm) in diameter. This look to me like it may be well-suited […]

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I hope you enjoyed Howard’s great tutorial on new features and Levi’s look at some hidden gems.  Adobe announced a bunch of new things yesterday that you should check out and of course Photoshop World is just around the corner. I was feeling a bit nostalgic (and wanted to see how far we’ve come).  Here’s the […]

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This week’s podcast interviews with two folks influencing the world of photography.  First up is Adobe’s Sharad Mangalick who discusses how to use Lightroom Mobile. Then Melissa Niu sits down artist & photographer Renee Robyn. Get the show here  or get it on iTunes — Don’t forget to post a review on iTunes. Colin Smith Colin Smith is a best-selling author, trainer, and […]

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Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better.

— Albert Camus

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Did you miss yesterday’s Google Hangout?  Matthew Jordan Smith joined us to discuss the importance of personal projects. We learned practical advise for all photographers as well as insight into Smith’s creative process. He shared his new project, Future American President. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1QiqmJTjYw If you’d like to support Smith’s project, you can visit its Indiegogo page — YOUR CHILD’S […]

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Our friends at KelbyOne have a free seminar today on switching from Aperture to Lightroom.  This might be helpful to those of you thinking of switching. The event is today and you can register here. Aperture to Lightroom June 30, 2014 | 7:00pm ET Come and join the Lightroom Pros: Scott Kelby & Matt Kloskowski for […]

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In this tutorial, learn about the Exposure Fusion processing method in Photomatix Pro, a valuable feature for merging photos with multiple exposures together. This creates a wider dynamic range without an over the top “HDR look.” Learn more at lynda.com This tutorial is a single movie from the Up and Running with Photomatix Pro course by lynda.com […]

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Would you like to learn how to develop great photos in Lightroom?  We’d like to help you… and thanks to Mosaic Archive we can.  Mosaic commissioned the great team at Photofocus to create the best eBook on the planet about Lightroom.  We hope you enjoy it. The new book is called “Develop Great Images in […]

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Our current contest with LensRentals.com ends on June 30. Details below…  but the essentials are this. Click below to follow LensRentals and Photofocus on Twitter! On Twitter, follow @lensrentals On Twitter, follow @Photofocus Tweet the message you see highlighted below! Enter to win chance at a brand new Canon 5DMkIII or Nikon D800 from @lensrentals & @photofocus. […]

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This week’s podcast interviews with two folks influencing the world of photography.  First up is Adobe’s Sharad Mangalick who discusses how to use Lightroom Mobile. Then Melissa Niu sits down artist & photographer Renee Robyn. Get the show here  or get it on iTunes — Don’t forget to post a review on iTunes. Sharad Mangalick Levi Sim catches up with Sharad Mangalick, product manager for […]

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FreeBooks

We have a brand new book coming out soon (it’s out)… and it’s ALL about Lightroom.  The Develop Great Images in Lightroom book features techniques from Nicole S. Young, Levi Sim, Rob Sylvan, Rich Harrington, and Gerard Murphy. It clocks in at more than 200 pages and includes a few bonus videos too. The book’s list […]

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This is an excerpt from our new Lightroom Ebook that will be available next week thanks to Mosaic Archive. Don’t miss outré next Lightroom hangout either. While presets are great, they might not get the job done.  It’s impossible for the Lightroom team to predict every need for every project (particularly with the rise in multimedia formats […]

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I’m a big fan of Mosaic (and it’s not just because they partner with us on Photofocus).  I’ve been using their software and tools from the very beginning. Mosaic just made their service a must have for everyone who uses Lightroom (I’ve got a full review coming soon).  But I wanted to tell you about a great […]

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If you’re interested in Adobe software, be sure to catch today’s live keynote address. https://creativecloud.adobeevents.com/ccnext/ If you miss it, the event will be recorded.  The new software is expected to be announced today.   This Post Sponsored by: LensRentals.com Be a kid in a camera store. Rent lenses, cameras, lighting and more from the original and […]

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I don’t regret the numerous pictures of Brigitte Bardot, but I’d rather have a good photograph of my father.

– Raymond Depardon

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This week’s podcast interviews three folks influencing the world of photography.  First up is Adobe’s Bryan O’Neil Hughes who discusses his view’s on where photography is heading with Levi Sim.  Then Rich Harrington and Gerard Murphy talk about storytelling and photography.  Finally, Melissa Niu sits down with top wedding photographer Jonas Peterson. Get the show here  or get […]

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– Steve Jobs