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Editor’s Note: This is an update of a profile written by Scott Bourne. Today I’d like to talk about one of my personal favorites and a man whose work I admire to this day – Paul Strand. Paul Strand lived from 1890 until 1976. He was peer to giants like Alfred Stieglitz and Edward Weston. […]

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With the holiday season approaching faster than most of us want to admit, it’s time for the Photofocus annual photographer’s gift buying guide. The items listed here receive the Photofocus seal of approval and if you have a friend or loved one who is a shutterbug, any of these items will be a welcome gift. […]

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Photo by Scott Bourne – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons - Blue Cast Removed

The first half of my career I spent way more time photographing people than I did wildlife. At the end of my career those two subjects switched places and I spent way more time photographing wildlife. What’s interesting is that I did virtually nothing different when I switched to wildlife. I still used telephoto lenses […]

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Photo by Scott Bourne - Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

Editor’s Note: This is an update of Scott’s advice for shooting Fall colors. Be sure to post some of your favorite images or links on our Google+ page. ______________ I know that the leaves are changing around parts of the world. Because many of you have contacted me with questions about how to shoot the colorful leaves. […]

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It’s November 2, 2013. 15 years ago, on this date in 1998, I created Photofocus. I framed it as an “online magazine” because RSS hadn’t been invented yet and “blogs” were something still in the future. I did attach audio segments every quarter, but these couldn’t technically be called podcasts because again – podcasts require […]

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TriggerTrap

Do you have an old-fashioned mechanical cable release? Many of you may have never seen one. Most modern cameras work with electronic shutter releases for remote triggering. But some of the proprietary solutions for Nikon or Canon can cost north of $100. Enter Triggertrap. Their latest product, Triggertrap Mobile 2.0, is a new version of […]

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Here are the five random winners of our free book The Basic Beginner’s Guide to Photography Light & Exposure. Thanks for following me on Twitter. @ArtofPhungShui @DBLClick @suehutter @pdlobster @MartinStormSEA Please email [email protected] to claim your prize.

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