wasteandpollution

Our friends over at ViewBug had a great contest that was aimed to help bring awareness to the problems that pollution and waste cause.  The photos shown are part of a selection of images communicating perspectives from close to 100 countries: The journey leads one through five continents, from the Philippines to Colombia, through India, […]

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Some artists are born with a beautiful artistic eye, and others are very knowledgeable in the techniques of photography.  This particular photographer possesses both characteristics and we are more than thrilled to have Greg Sims a regular author and contributor on Photofocus. Greg Sims was born and raised in the dynamic beach culture of Southern […]

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Sentinel Building
Screen Shot 2013-10-22 at 6.18.08 PM

I love a fine art print, with a well fit matte and a custom frame. Unfortunately, my walls (and my wallet!) are not big enough to accommodate all the prints I would like to make. I could cycle my images up and down, and trade frames, but they don’t always look good in the ratios […]

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hdrcar

I think whoever invented the idea for HDR software must have been a car guy who wanted to make it simpler to show off his beautiful cars. Cars are such ideal subjects for HDR techniques because they always have bright highlights and sheen as well as sculpted forms revealed only with shadow. Last week I […]

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compositing

I began adapting my photographic style and philosophy from “hard core purist” to “compositor” the first time I ever opened Photoshop. For me, within this type of application were the keys to unlimited visual possibilities. The only bummer? I had to learn to love and to effectively clip (select and extract) items from images in […]

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In my opinion, it has never been a better time to be a creative image maker.  Not only are the tools for creation becoming more sophisticated and plentiful, but the opportunity to post, share and have your work noticed has never been easier.  I am a huge advocate of social media of all kinds.  I […]

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