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A photo hiding on your hard drive is no place for a photo at all! Unfortunately if you’re anything like me, most of the images we take never see the light of day. This is where a social media can come in really handy. Not only do sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ give you […]

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They race by you faster than a speeding bullet with the echo from the roar of their little engines.  No, I’m not talking about a race car.  I’m talking about something that might be considered the most difficult subject to photograph. The two-year-old. They laugh, they cry, they wiggle and throw tantrums.  They run, they mess […]

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If you’re on the go, being able to recharge your camera batteries is a must.  In this video, I’ll teach you how to use an inverter so you can charge (or even run) your gear from any car. This specific tutorial is from the Video Gear Weekly series presented by lynda.com authors Rich Harrington and […]

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This week’s podcast is a Double Double…  We sit down with four great photographers two at a time. First, Levi Sim talks with Tamara Lackey and Peter Hurley. Then Melissa Niu talks with two of our Photofocus team members (and great photographers) Nicole S. Young and Brian Matiash. Get the show here  or get it on […]

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I’m a woman, and I like purses and bags. I am also a photographer, and so with that I tend to collect lots of cool bags. Yay, bags! I have more than I will use, some come and go with my photography style or locations I travel to, and some have stuck around and have been used for […]

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Everything in an image is important. Everything.

So, even if you have this beautiful band of color in the middle, everything matters all the way to the edges.

— Robert Rodriguez Jr.

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It goes without saying that one of the chief goals as a photographer is to clearly convey what the subject is within your photo. Effectively doing so makes it easy for the viewer to focus exactly where you intended them to. However, it is not always that easy to do so when you’re in the […]

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