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This is going to be so much fun! Several of the authors from Photofocus will be Portland, Oregon on Friday night, and they’ll be leading us in a Photowalk in downtown Portland. Join Richard Harrington, Nicole S. Young, Brian Matiash, and Levi Sim to explore the waterfront and make pictures of the city skyline as […]

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While many have heard of (or even tried) HDR, chances are we’re not making the most of the process – in fact we’re likely overdoing it.  To help you learn more, we’ve lined up a top expert for an interactive discussion and webinar. To learn more about how Google Hangouts work, click here. Mastering HDR & Photomatix […]

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Thanks for all the great questions you’ve been sending in to the Photofocus podcast.  This week Rich Harrington and Levi Sim tackle some great topics to help photographers. Remember, you can post those questions via Twitter with the #pfqa or send us a note here at Photofocus.

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When making a long exposure, it’s really easy to keep the shutter open for a lengthy time period.  This might be because you want to shoot in lower light or to pull off an exposure which stretches time out a bit.  In either case, the chance of seeing streaking is increased. Using a cable release […]

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Follow Rich on Twitter. Would you like to get great looking toned images? The gradient map is a little used feature with a lot of power inside Photoshop. _______ This Post Sponsored by: lynda.com Learn photography anytime, anywhere, and at your own pace—from bite-sized tutorials to comprehensive courses. Try lynda.com free for 10 days by […]

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Creative professionals are facing a wealth of problems when it comes to pricing. I have found that many are running  a race to the bottom.  Gear keeps getting cheaper, which is a good thing in many ways.  The problem lies in the cost barrier. Being a professional used to have a certain barrier to entry with gear, […]

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A Ballhead from Really Right Stuff Post by Richard Harrington Here are five quick tips to get you up and running as a panoramic photographer:  For best results use a tripod. All the pros know that it’s better to use a tripod as a stable platform.  This lets you slightly move the camera to create overlap. […]

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