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The Questions Photofocus readers know that Photoshop World is a place where photographers gather to learn about their craft, about Photoshop, of course, and most interesting of all; about each other. Last week in Las Vegas during Photoshop World, a conversation about how to make “Epic” photographs started between bands playing in Mandalay Bay’s Eye […]

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It can be overwhelming to arrive at a beautiful landscape to make pictures, or to a portrait shoot and be faced with making great pictures on demand. When I make portraits for a client, I have to deliver, or there’s no food on the table–how’s that for pressure? Sometimes I see a good picture and […]

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We’re getting ready to build some new tutorials on slideshows… we want to know which tools you’d like to learn about (vote for as many as you’d like). This Post Sponsored by: LensRentals.com Be a kid in a camera store. Rent lenses, cameras, lighting and more from the original and best online photographic and video equipment […]

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Overview Smart Objects in Photoshop are wrappers that can contain layers or an original RAW file made with a camera. They are non-destructive. They support Smart Filters (allowing unlimited reworking of even stacked filter settings until the perfect state is achieved.) They can be transformed smaller then enlarged back to the original size without quality […]

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I’ve been thinking about this photo tip for a while, mostly because I make it a habit to review my archive from years ago. As photographers who constantly practice and learn new things, it is natural for our sensibilities to evolve. What we thought looked good before may not today. This can be attributed to a […]

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This week’s we catch up with two photographers. First, one of the most passionate and respected photographers on the planet… Joe McNally.  We then catch up with new Photofocus contributor Mykii Liu. Get the show here  or get it on iTunes — Don’t forget to post a review on iTunes. Joe McNally Joe McNally is an internationally acclaimed photographer […]

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In this video, you’ll learn how to quickly turn a plain photo shoot into a fantastic one. This technique uses the Quick Selection Tool, Refine Edge, and Adjustment Layers. Disclaimer: This is only one way to composite a photo in Photoshop. Follow Howard on Twitter This Post Sponsored by: LensRentals.com Be a kid in a camera […]

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