winner

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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7d

Photofocus is proud to have partnered with Arizona Highways Photo Workshops. This 30-year-old non-profit is associated with one of the United States’ premiere photo magazines – Arizona Highways. Roberta Lites is the Executive Director of AHPW. She WANTS to give you a brand new Canon 7D MK II. This is an exciting new camera from […]

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Photo Copyright Scott Bourne

There are millions of portfolio websites in the USA alone. Finding ways to get people to visit your site can be a challenge. But there are tools you can use and the good news is you probably are already familiar with them. Getting Registered Let’s start with some really basic ideas. You should notify both […]

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GooglePhotos

I am no big fan of Google. So let me express that bias right away. Ever since Dr. Eric Schmidt (Ex-CEO of Google but still an advisor) said that people’s intellectual property was fair game if they put it on the Web, I sort of put Google on the non-plus list (pun intended.) I could […]

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Eagles by Scott Bourne f/5.6 (wide open on 800mm f.5.6 lens)

When I photograph wildlife, birds, race cars, moving objects of any kind, I most often with a large aperture – usually between f/2.8 and f/4 or f/5.6 on the big glass – which is the widest aperture available on some 400, 500, 600 and 800mm lenses. So why do I use a wide aperture? Simple – […]

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