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If you’re shooting in a studio for compositing with Photoshop then you may be using a grey or green backdrop. I was spending a long time making masks until I saw this cool tip from Photoshop trainer Dave Cross, the time it’s saved me, thanks Dave! Open the images For this example I’ve got two […]

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Photography has been called the “universal language.” We all speak it by making photographs. The Photofocus Photo of the Day posts feature a great picture in seven primary categories: Weddings, Portrait, Fashion, Architecture, Sports, Children and Street. Some days the category might change depending on submissions. The other classifications are: Commercial, Landscape & Still Life. […]

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Today I present you the first image I did with my shiny new camera, a 5D Mark III. I'm a happy camper right now. I have to lear all the new buttons and menus at the moment but it feels totally natural to me.
Last weekend I visited the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein. Since the Vitra Campus, did not have a suitable indoor space for the presentation of the new collection of chairs for home, the company commissioned the Basel-based architects Herzog & de Meuron to design a showroom. like a small town made up of vertical layers, the project with their striking appearance, not only improved the set of existing landmark buildings, but assumes the important role, due to its location, to mark the entrance to the Vitra Campus.
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As a portrait photographer, I love getting a close, tight shot that really captures the personality of my subject. Understanding the limitations and effects your gear has on the final image is vital. Close up portraits are typically shot using a focal length of 85mm or longer, but when starting out, these lenses may not be an […]

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It’s exciting getting your very first digital camera. Whether you have a DSLR, Mirrorless or even a point and shoot, learning it can be overwhelming. At times, it’s okay to put it in auto mode. As long as you are taking pictures, you are going to keep getting better. In fact, as I was learning […]

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Photographers have struggled with limited dynamic range for as long as there have been photographers. Expose for the highlights in most scenes, and you will end up with crushed shadows where no details can be extracted from the inky blackness. Conversely, if you expose for the shadows, the highlights will blow out, leaving nothing but […]

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Jeremy VanderMeer - Chicago Sunset