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This week’s show features three interviews with three experts in the photo industry.  Melissa Niu catches up with photographer and retoucher Glyn Dewis. Then Rich Harrington welcomes back Ron Pepper to talk about changes to HDRSoft’s Photomatix. Finally Kevin Stohlmeyer discusses strategies to learn new tools and techniques for post-processing and publishing. Here is the new […]

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Create an old fashioned 1950′s pin up poster in Adobe Photoshop using Filters, Adjustment Layers, selection methods and textures. Disclaimer: This is just one way to create a vintage look. For more tutorials go to www.iceflowstudios.com or get daily tips and updates on Twitter. ______ This Post Sponsored by: Adobe Photoshop CC and Lightroom for US$9.99/mo. Limited-time offer for […]

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This week’s show features two interviews from different points of view in the photo industry.  Melissa Niu catches up with noted portrait and fashion photographer Kevin Ames to discuss his approach to working with light.  Then Rich Harrington talks to photographer Scott Diussa about his concert photography and work with Nikon.

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We are thrilled to add the fresh and talented, Erik Valind, to our list of excellent educators and experts on Photofocus.   We can’t wait for you to get to know his work and understand the best equipment and processes he takes to get the best images for his clients. Erik Valind is a freelance […]

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The picture above shows the classic Hollywood look that is created when the nose shadow touches the cheek shadow to enclose a triangle of light on the unlit side of the face. The pictures in this post are the result of my summer 2013 project. I started my quest to revitalise the classic Hollywood look […]

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Watch out folks, this girl can shoot.  Literally.  Originally from China, this talented artist was a national record holder for the women’s air rifle team in Singapore at the young age of 14.  Then just a few years later, having a published photo campaign for Mercedes Benz Taiwan,  it seems that she is lethal with […]

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This is how I light some of my street portraits using the two point lighting technique that I learned way back in the 1980s while I was training at the BBC. The two point light principle is simplicity itself with the subject being lit from two opposing directions with the light sources are 180 degrees […]

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Looking at his dynamic portfolio, you’d think he spent all hours of every day in the studio; creating concepts, perfecting light, shooting beautiful models and editing.  It’s hard to believe that he only shoots because he loves it and not for the daily grind of client approval. Photography is undoubtedly his passion and a creative […]

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He’s inspired by beauty of all types and claims to see beauty in just about anyone.  And when I see his work and the connection he has with his subjects, I believe him.  With over 14 years of working as a cameraman and lighting director at BBC, he learned the art of light and the […]

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I want to take you back to when you were a high school senior.  Whether you sported a mullet, bell bottoms, shoulder pads or maybe you were one of the fortunate fellas that could grow a mustache, the last year of high school has always been an epically important stage in our lives.  And even […]

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Guest Post & Photo by Stephan Bollinger – Circle Stephan on Google+ When I picked up my very first camera over 30 years ago, I had no aspirations to ever become a professional photographer, I just had fun taking pictures. I never thought about any commercial value of my images, and even less about legal issues, releases or […]

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People who follow me online know that I’m – how do I put this? – blunt? I get to the point and I don’t mince words. So let me just say this – I hate model releases. I’ve always thought they sucked, and have long categorized them as a burdensome, distracting and unwieldy part of […]

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