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Longtime Photofocus readers will remember Rick Sammon, a well-known author and travel photographer. Rick’s got a free webinar on Thursday, September 3. Rick invites you to take a virtual trip to Cuba.  Rick will begin by sharing his favorite Cuba photographs, along with solid travel photography tips. This is a chance to explore the country and […]

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As with any specialized area of photography, the art of macro photography – that is, making images of objects at a very close range – is in a creative world unto it’s own. This is true not only in terms of the specialized gear required to tell a story at a true 1:1 scale, but […]

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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. Don’t Skip Column 8 Shooting JPEG vs. Raw When digital cameras became commercially available, the memory cards used to store […]

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This is going to be so much fun! Several of the authors from Photofocus will be Portland, Oregon on Friday night, and they’ll be leading us in a Photowalk in downtown Portland. Join Richard Harrington, Nicole S. Young, Brian Matiash, and Levi Sim to explore the waterfront and make pictures of the city skyline as […]

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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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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. Don’t Skip Column 7 Some of the core tasks of processing digital images with Photoshop involve  sizing, manipulation, and processing. […]

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Not everyone wants to take the time to stitch panoramic photos. And panoramic cameras, while still available, are exceedingly rare. If you want to make panoramic photos without all the fuss – use your friend the crop tool or better yet – shoot super wide and THEN crop. The image above was shot with a […]

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