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Join Photofocus’ Melissa Niu and wildlife photographer Moose Peterson about capturing amazing photos with a Nikon 800mm f5.6.

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Melissa Niu of Photofocus talks with headshot photographer Peter Hurley about the gear he carries when traveling from his NYC-based studio.

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I just was not prepared for this. I’ve used Lensbaby products for 10 years and really enjoyed them, but I’ve always relegated them to the “specialty” lens category. But I have to say I find myself reaching for the new Velvet 56 more often than not. It’s no specialty lens. And what’s really telling about […]

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The other day I was out with some friends, and I also brought my Fuji X-T1 and 18-55mm lens along for the ride. I ordered a beer, and before having a sip I decided to photograph it. Because I was sitting close to the table, my first instinct was to photograph it with the lens zoomed in […]

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Melissa Niu of Photofocus talks with headshot photographer Peter Hurley about his transition from a model in front of a camera to a world-renowned photographer behind the lens.

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Back in 2009, when I made my living photographing stock imagery, the size of the images we could license made a difference in our potential for sales. Photos were sold based on how big the file was (in megapixels), so photographers with large-megapixel cameras had a more competitive edge over those of us who did not. At […]

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Melissa Niu of Photofocus talks with headshot photographer Peter Hurley about his new gear line, Hurley Pro Gear and how it’s helped him take his studio on the road.

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