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Today is Scott Kelby’s 8th Annual Photo Walk and with almost 1,000 walks scheduled around the world, it’s your best chance to get out and photo walk like a boss. While the event is today, you should still find many events still have slots open and you can go walk and meet new friends. Use the […]

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© 2015 Nicole S. Young - All Rights Reserved

Photographers are a very fickle bunch. In many ways, we can be supportive, kind, and well-intentioned towards other photographers. I like to think that we all want to help others succeed and enjoy themselves, but unfortunately, not everyone has the same approach. Photographers are competitive. I totally get it. And very few will say what they really are […]

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© 2013 Nicole S. Young - All Rights Reserved

As we progress as photographic artists, one of the most difficult things to master is the editing process. By “editing” I am not referring to post-processing, but rather the selection process of what photos we like and will print, add to our portfolio, or share online. Being a good editor means we recognize the good […]

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Anything more than 500 yards from the car just isn’t photogenic.

-Edward Weston


Feature image metadata: Canon 5D Mark III, Canon 70-200mm f/4L IS lens, 6 sec at f/16, ISO 100 (6-stop ND filter used for long-exposure) The simple act of creating art is oftentimes all that I need to get through the day.  Even with the other crafty things I do, such as ceramics, the pure motion of […]

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Beauty can be seen in all things, seeing and composing the beauty is what separates the snapshot from the photograph.

-Matt Hardy


When I heard that Photofocus was renting the Pinball Hall of Fame for a party, my mind started going crazy with ideas. The plan was to host a party during Photoshop World in Las Vegas and invite Photofocus readers to join us for a live shoot with models and borrowable cameras from The party […]

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