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The main light for a video light setup is called the key light.  Learning its role in a three-point lighting setup is essential for getting a proper look to interviews. This is an excerpt from a full-length class from out partners at lynda.com. The complete course is 2 hours and 28 minutes and shows how to assemble the […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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