Melissa Niu of Photofocus talks with headshot photographer Peter Hurley about the gear he carries when traveling from his NYC-based studio.
Editor’s Note: Please welcome new Photofocus contributor Erika Thornes. She is a San Diego based photographer who loves to make lasting memories for families. Please leave her comment below this article… we’re glad to have her on board. Underwater portraiture is a beautiful medium with many factors to consider that can’t be addressed within a single post, so […]
I’m sitting in an airport ready to spend a week in Las Vegas for Photoshop World. I know this week is going to be filled with 18 hour days packed with a combination of learning and parties as I catch up with old friends. My parents taught me if I want to play I better […]
I just was not prepared for this. I’ve used Lensbaby products for 10 years and really enjoyed them, but I’ve always relegated them to the “specialty” lens category. But I have to say I find myself reaching for the new Velvet 56 more often than not. It’s no specialty lens. And what’s really telling about […]
Today, August 19 is World Photo Day. The date behind World Photo Day originates from the invention of the Daguerreotype, a photographic processes developed by Joseph Nicèphore Nièpce and Louis Daguerre in 1837. On January 9, 1839, The French Academy of Sciences announced the daguerreotype process. A few months later, on August 19, 1839, the […]
Guest post by Kylee Ann. Outfit choice can make or break a photo. As the photographer, we are supposed to be the experts. We take pictures ALL the time, but this is a very special occasion for the family. It might be their annual session or their first family session ever. It is our job to […]
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 […]