Photo by Javier Castro

Article by Scott Bourne and Richard Harrington Today is the Fourth of July.  A day that traditionally means fireworks in the United States.  While you may or may not celebrate this holiday, summer is a season filled with fireworks.  Sporting events, amusement parks, and national holidays… it’s not a party until something explodes in the […]

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PhotoByScottBourne - Fuji X-T1, Fuji 16-56 f/2.8 lens, converted in MacPhun Tonality Pro

“Turn around!” That’s what the little voice in my head that runs the photography part of my brain always reminds me to do. “Turn around!” Sometimes one of the best shots is behind you. But it takes discipline to remember to do this. Especially when you’re at one of the singularly most photogenic places in […]

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The Lensbaby Circular Fisheye 5.8mm f/3.5 Lens is the newest fisheye in the Lensbaby lineup. It fits most modern cameras, including my beloved Fuji X-T1. This is a speciality lens. It’s not something you’re going to use all day, every day. It’s for those fun times when you just want to experiment. In my opinion, […]

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(For those with no sense of humor – please note this is a parody, written with sarcasm – tongue in cheek – thank you.) We here at Photofocus write this to explain why we’ll be advising photographers not to buy your music, frequent your concerts or support your advertisers or the companies you are invested in. […]

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We are please to announce that Laura Farkas was officially declared the winner of our Canon 7D MK II camera giveaway, sponsored by Arizona Highways Photo Workshops. Laura has promised she will pose for a picture with her new camera and send it to us. AHPW executive director Roberta Lites has shipped the camera to Laura and […]

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CBRE, the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, recently launched its 2015 Urban Photographer of the Year (UPOTY) competition. Photofocus is proud to announce its partnership with CBRE in promoting the contest. Professional and amateur photographers are challenged to capture the essence of “cities at work,” at any time of day, be […]

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I heard a photo instructor recently say in an online video that every shot should be polarized. He went further to say every photographer should have a polarizer attached to every lens at all times. This made me sad. Because there are beginners who will now start reciting this chapter and verse in the various […]

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