Photo Copyright Scott Bourne

If you want to go pro, you need a portfolio. It’s often a chicken and egg situation. You need clients to build a portfolio and you need a portfolio to get clients. There are some workarounds. Hopefully this will help. Make Your Own Assignments First, you’ve got to practice, practice, practice and do it right! […]

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Mircea Bunea won the December Drobo Featured photo contest and we are thrilled to introduce you to more of his creativity behind the camera. Born in 1962, and still living, in Timisoara, Romania, Mircea is a lover of all things photography and as you can see from his profile, music.  He graduated in electrotechnical engineering, but never […]

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CULL

Up until this point, we have been adding to our DAM drives. Consolidation gathered everything together. Conformation added both order and context to the working DAM drive while identifying possible duplicates within it. Now, act on this information and begin to cull the repository of duplicate data and media you do not need to process.

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You might have noticed that each week, we’ve been featuring photos from the Photofocus audience. Thanks to our friends at Drobo, we are thrilled to announce our “Featured Photo Contest.” Every week we will pick a photo that is posted to our Facebook or Google+ communities and feature it on Photofocus! But there’s more to this than just fame and glory.  We also […]

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I don’t care who you are or how long you’ve been a photographer, there comes a time (or in my case many times) when you will miss a shot – often a great shot – because you just weren’t ready. And the thing that kept you from being “ready” was something silly. It’s happened to […]

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Many photographers work from the comfort of their homes. Whether it’s to edit and process photos, create invoices, update a blog or website, we do a lot of it while sitting in a home-office. I’m one of these photographers, and I thought it would be helpful to share some of the things I do regularly to keep myself productive while working from home. […]

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Moire no more

Moiré is the name for swirling, oddly colorful artifacts  Moiré is usually seen in a tightly woven fabric, plaid textures or a tweed style jacket. Moiré doesn’t pop up very often. When it does, it’s pretty much a full on disaster for the photograph. The screenshot below shows moiré in all of its colorful, turbulent, image ruining […]

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