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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Post by Richard Harrington – Follow Rich on Twitter The Auto and the Perspective method offer dramatically different Photomerge results. We stick with Auto for the first attempt. The Photomerge command offers six different layout options when creating a panoramic photo. Each method interprets the panoramic photos differently.  We often try to run multiple methods […]

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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. Host Rich Harrington interviews Eddie Tapp about his photography and digital imaging career: Why Eddie switched to digital […]

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