Please indulge the staff at Bourne Media Group and Photofocus a small celebration. This month, we celebrate our 12th birthday. WAY back on November 2, 1998, the first edition of Photofocus was published. Since then, the online publication has taken on many forms. Our current iteration of Photofocus started almost two years ago. We were […]

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I’ve been operating this site in one form or another since 1998. In fact, we’re just seven weeks from our 13th birthday. The results of the favorite camera poll I ran this morning hasn’t changed much since then. Canon and Nikon won the lion’s share of the 1500 votes that were cast this morning. Between […]

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If you’ve been paying attention, you know that I’ve been publishing articles about photography on the Internet since 1998. I’ve tried to share what I know about photography thinking that maybe I could help someone. I write and post about photography here at Photofocus 365 days a year. On Christmas, on New Year’s Day, on […]

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The winner of my 2nd iPad contest – http://bit.ly/a3DNu5 is – @marcbenton – thanks for entering. More contests coming very soon. Until then, here’s a breakdown of all the current Photofocus/Scott Bourne contests – (strike the iPad contest from this list since I just gave that way.)

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Today we announce the winner of our Spring Flickr contest. We had a great group of pictures to choose from. I guess we could have selected any of several dozen images we liked, but in the end, Astin’s shot of the Las Vegas strip wowed us. Here’s a short critique of the image and why […]

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It’s been about 13 months since we redesigned Photofocus and moved it to WordPress.com. In that time, our traffic has grown steadily. We thought it would be a fun exercise to re-post the top five Photofocus.com posts of all time. It also just so happens that each of these posts were so popular that they […]

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All photos Copyright Scott Bourne – All Rights Reserved If you’re enjoying Photofocus today (including those of you who are visiting using  your brand new iPad) then you will also be able to enjoy our new slideshow feature. When appropriate, we will now upload multiple photos to support a post in the form of a […]

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Congrats to @Annakim13 who won the latest 5DMKII in our Twitter contest

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It’s the single most expensive camera I’ve ever given away on Twitter. A Canon 1D MK IV, worth $4999. I am doing it again, with the help of @WHCCPro. Here are the basics but PLEASE read all the rules. 1. You must be 18 years or older to enter 2. You must be following me […]

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We ran a contest – here are the details. http://bit.ly/8SJuMT We checked all the entries and randomly selected and lucky @ramoncarcases is the winner. Didn’t win? Don’t despair. There’s another giveaway tomorrow and tonight I’m announcing the next quarterly giveaway – it will be the most expensive single prize I’ve ever given away. With the […]

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Starting two weeks from this coming Monday I will be giving away two DSLR cameras. Be sure you’re in on the fun. The Nikon D300s – details here and The Canon 5D MK II – details here And on March 15, 2010 I’ll be announcing the biggest single camera giveaway I’ve ever done on Twitter. […]

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Photofocus is more than just the content you see on the front page. We’ve got more than 1150 posts for you to check out. Look at the right side bar. You can use the category or archive by date feature or just search for something in the search box. We’re on a roll lately – […]

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If you are familiar with my giveaways on Twitter, then you probably already know that I am currently giving away TWO cameras. The Nikon D300s – details here and The Canon 5D MK II – details here I am also sponsoring the Emerging Photographer of the Year contest with more than $5000 worth of prizes. […]

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Hi folks. Last year, you gave me the honor of voting me #1 in the Shorty Awards, which honors the best producers of short real time content on sites like Twitter. If you think my work on Twitter in the photography category has benefitted you this year, I’d appreciate your consideration. Simply send a Tweet […]

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We can’t believe another year has come and nearly gone. Photofocus got it’s re-birth just a few months ago, in April when we ported all the content from the old TWIPPHOTO.COM site to this location, re-branded and began adding new posts here. But what is new is actually old. Many of you might not realize […]

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We all work very hard at Photofocus.com to provide you with tons of free, valuable photo-related content. With more than 1000 posts to choose from, we like to think that there’s something here for everyone. But it’s particularly nice to get some recognition once in a while that what we do matters. We’re proud to […]

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If you look at the right side navigation bar here at the Photofocus.com site, you’ll note a banner ad for our Lensbaby Composer giveaway. The only way to enter the contest is to click that link and fill out the form on the other side. We promised to give one away in September and one […]

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  I am giving away a Canon 7D! Yep – I can’t help myself. These are bound to be two of the hottest cameras around so why not give them both away? Here’s how to enter to win the 7D. First, go to Twitter and if you don’t already have an account there, set one […]

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Photo by Ara Roselani Hopefully you’re aware of our Emerging Photographer of the Year Award – to recap, over the next year, we’re going to identify 24 photographers who have outstanding work and offer them the exposure that they can get through our Photofocus website. Then, we’re going to select one to give a special […]

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UPDATE: Check out the prize list – it’s just gotten bigger! Okay – I just had a great idea. At least I think it’s a great idea. In the 11 years I’ve been writing about photography on the Internet, I’ve learned one thing for sure – the world is full of great, and I mean […]

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We’d like to find out what sort of things you want us to cover on Photofocus.com, so we created a poll. We realize this poll may not include every topic you’d like to see. This is a starting point. Please provide us with only one answer to the poll question. We recognize that this is […]

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