Understanding Photoshop is a biweekly column that takes an in-depth look at how digital photographs are built and manipulated. It is a college-level course in plain english for free at Photofocus. To learn more see this article. Before you open your first image in Adobe Photoshop, it’s very important that you understand how a digital […]
One of my past jobs was that of college professor. My favorite (and first) class I ever taught was Digital Imaging Essentials… which was essentially how to really know what was going on with photographic files. Each semester, a bunch of students would try to test out of the class. They’d tell me how they’d […]
We’ve all been there. That place where you’re photographing and you suddenly see the perfect photo in your minds eye. Your heart beats a little faster. You smile a bit. Then that little nagging “if only…” phrase creeps in. “If only I could get to that spot over there past that sign”, “If only those […]
Vanelli sits down with Vincent Versace as he shares a story from the set using Wescott’s Ice Lights.
At Photofocus we love giving away prizes. Especially when those prizes can change your photographic life. We’ve partnered up with KelbyOne and we’ve got a great prize to give away. The Grand Prize GRAND PRIZE: A Brand New Panasonic Lumix LX100 and Two Passes to Photoshop World. SECOND PRIZE: One Pass to Photoshop World What’s Photoshop World? Only the best training […]
If you shoot color film, or work in RAW and don’t have an easy way to see a B&W version of any scene in your viewfinder, then you may want to know about the Wratten #90 filter. Ansel Adams used one of these to help him recognize tonal relationships in scenes he wanted to capture […]
Join Melissa Niu of Photofocus and Chase Reynolds of LensRentals.com as they talk with concert photographer Alan Hess about renting lenses for special jobs. He even admits how much he loves the Nikon 400mm f2.8 lens but doesn’t have $12,000 laying around to own one.