When I was just a kid – and gasoline was only 52 cents a gallon, my first camera bag was a Domke bag. Every working photo journalist I know has owned or still uses a Domke bag. They have always been very sturdy for the money and very easy to work out of. I used […]
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom is a very powerful digital photo processing and editing software. There are a couple things you can do to customize the interface and personalize the software to your brand. This can be helpful if you’re meeting with clients and showing them your selects from right inside of Lightroom. So let’s get started. […]
The act of creating a photograph typically falls into two broad camps. I would argue that in both camps, there are several fundamental tips around composition to always keep in the forefront of your creative mind whenever you reach for your camera or smartphone to capture something photographically. But before we get into that, let’s […]
Starting next week, the editorial team at Photofocus will hand pick a photo each week to feature on the website. We’ll choose from one of our online communities and feature you here (with your permission). Post to one of these sites (no need for multiple posts). Please follow the guidelines on each site. Lightly watermark […]
This article will solve the problem of COLOR MATCHING when composting two images that were not created under the same lighting conditions.
Recently, here at Photofocus, we’ve been introduced to the AH-mazing world of SongFreedom.com. A website that helps you license awesome music by artists you’ve actually heard without busting your budget AND while still respecting artist copyrights. What a concept! Can’t I Use Any Music? As photographers, we should all be respectful of our creative brothers […]
When I photograph food, I’m very particular about everything in the frame. The tabletop, textiles, colors, and dishes all play a role to bring a the scene together. I typically set everything up ahead of time, even before the food is cooked, so that things are ready to go well ahead of time. Once the food is […]