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Memory Card Healthcare Lets talk memory cards. We all have them, need them and use them. But what does it all mean? Lets discuss taking care of our cards and preventing potential problems that can and will happen to all of us. Here’s ten practical tips. 1. Keep your camera up to date. From time […]

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Guest Post by Rich Harrington – Follow Rich on Twitter Rich Harrington shows you how to use the basic selection tools in Adobe Photoshop CS6 This video comes from the book and DVD – Understanding Adobe Photoshop CS6: The Essential Techniques for Imaging Professionals DISCLAIMER: This post isn’t intended to be definitive – we’re not claiming this is the ONLY […]

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At Skip’s Summer School last week in Chicago we had hands-on shoots for all students. In one class, I saw an opportunity to make a couple of teaching shots with this lesson in mind. Watch those eyes. In a portrait, the eyes are arguably the most important thing in the photo. If the eyes are […]

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Old Guy’s Rant Alert – I’ve noticed a trend among some photographers – they tend to quickly fall into the trap of thinking the old ways must be better than the new ones. Somehow making something harder to do makes it better to them. I can’t wait until they get as old as I am […]

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On June 2, 2012 I published a poll question asking which post-processing software you use. Lightroom was the big winner over Aperture which came in second. Now this question. . . which platform? Windows, Mac, Something else? _______ This Post Sponsored by: Viewbug – Fun Photo Contests Kelby Training – Use code KTSBA12 to save $20 […]

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Later today I’ll announce the winner of the camera I promised to give away three months ago, (choice of a D800 or 5d MK III) but now I have a NEW contest – some photographers have asked me to give away a camera AND lens combo. Okay – here you go. Here’s a chance to […]

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Guest Post by Rich Harrington – Follow Rich on Twitter Rich offers a tutorial on a new feature in Adobe CS6 Called Adaptive Wide Angle DISCLAIMER: This post isn’t intended to be definitive – we’re not claiming this is the ONLY way or even the BEST way to accomplish this task in Photoshop, Aperture, iPhoto or any other post-prodcessing program. We’re […]

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NOTE NOTE NOTE NOTE NOTE: The Photofocus Podcast Feed HAS CHANGED! Here is the new feed: feed://feeds.feedburner.com/photofocuspodcast PLEASE BE PATIENT – OUR SERVERS SEE LARGE LOADS ON PUBLISHING DAYS. THE DOWNLOADS MAY GO SLOWLY BUT THEY WILL FINISH. Download episode here… Sorry we’re no longer providing show notes. Hosted by Rich Harrington & Scott Bourne _______ […]

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Photofocus – Canon – NAB 2012 from RHED Pixel on Vimeo. _______ This Post Sponsored by: Viewbug – Fun Photo Contests Kelby Training – Use code KTSBA12 to save $20 BorrowLenses.com – Renting Canon, Nikon, Olympus & Sony, bodies, lenses, etc. SmugMug – Professional Photo Sharing Digital SLR Store – Cameras, lenses, accessories and everything else.

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Guest Post by Rich Harrington – Follow Rich on Twitter Rich Harrington shows you how to use content-aware cropping in Photoshop. DISCLAIMER: This post isn’t intended to be definitive – we’re not claiming this is the ONLY way or even the BEST way to accomplish this task in Photoshop, Aperture, iPhoto or any other post-prodcessing program. We’re merely offering […]

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Guest Post by Rich Harrington – Follow Rich on Twitter Rich Harrington shows you how to use perspective cropping in Photoshop. DISCLAIMER: This post isn’t intended to be definitive – we’re not claiming this is the ONLY way or even the BEST way to accomplish this task in Photoshop, Aperture, iPhoto or any other post-prodcessing program. We’re merely offering […]

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Guest Post by Rich Harrington – Follow Rich on Twitter Rich Harrington shows you – How to use Crop & Straighten To Make Scanning Easier DISCLAIMER: This post isn’t intended to be definitive – we’re not claiming this is the ONLY way or even the BEST way to accomplish this task in Photoshop, Aperture, iPhoto or […]

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Photography by Scott Bourne: Sometimes you need to just shake things up. You need to reset, restart and re-think what you’re doing. In order for that to have meaning you actually have to do SOMETHING. You can’t just sit around and do everything the way you always have and expect things to change. So here […]

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Guest post & photos by Tamara Lackey – Follow Tamara on Twitter One of the most significant aspects of photography is that the way you see things is the way things end up being seen – and few things determine that more than the power of selective framing. The recognition that we, the photographers, have the […]

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In view of Nikon’s announcement of the 36+ megapixel D800 camera – What Would You Consider The Perfect Amount Of Pixels To Be On A Full Frame 35mm DSLR Sensor? _______ This Post Sponsored by: Viewbug – Fun Photo Contests / Animoto – Great animated slide shows from your photos / BorrowLenses.com – Renting Canon, Nikon, Olympus & […]

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Guest Post by Rich Harrington – Follow Rich on Twitter Rich Harrington shows you how to use the Synchronize command in ACR. DISCLAIMER: This post isn’t intended to be definitive – we’re not claiming this is the ONLY way or even the BEST way to accomplish this task in Photoshop, Aperture, iPhoto or any other post-prodcessing program. We’re […]

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Here’s a quick little tip that will save you time in Aperture. DISCLAIMER: This post isn’t intended to be definitive – we’re not claiming this is the ONLY way or even the BEST way to accomplish this task in Photoshop, Aperture, iPhoto or any other post-prodcessing program. We’re merely offering it as A way you […]

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Guest Post by Rich Harrington – Follow Rich on Twitter Watch the free video tutorial demonstrating – How To Set Your Camera’s White Balance In Post… DISCLAIMER: This post isn’t intended to be definitive – we’re not claiming this is the ONLY way or even the BEST way to accomplish this task in Photoshop or any other post-prodcessing […]

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(With a hat tip to Jeff Foxworthy!) You might be a bad photographer if: 1. You think that merely owning a Leica means your images will hang in a museum. 2. You know nothing about and care nothing about your subject. 3. You need to get drunk or stoned before you think making pictures is […]

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