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Batch processing portrait session

How to batch process a portrait session

The key to a great portrait session rests on the proof that the subject sees after it’s over. The way the proofs from the portrait session look will directly affect

White Teeth

How to make teeth whiter

While photographing a resort in Florida, the caps on my two front teeth fell apart, revealing the stubs that had supported them. I was terribly self-conscious of the missing teeth,

On Photography: Peter Beard, 1938-2020

On Photography: Peter Beard, 1938-2020

“I did have a very advanced grandmother, my mother’s mother, who wanted to buy me a camera. My parents wouldn’t let her. Eventually, she won, and I got a camera

Canon 1DX Mark III unboxing

Unboxing the new Canon EOS-1DX Mark III

The EOS-1DX Mark III is Canon’s newest professional camera. I received the camera from B&H on loan to make an in-depth review. Let’s start by seeing what’s in the box.

Photofocus Photographer of the Day

Photographer of the Day: Michael Hutchinson

Photographer: Michael Hutchinson Photo: “Abandoned Spring” The grass greens while some flowers appear. The trees framing this old home have yet to bloom. The promise of spring will grow all

Photofocus Photographer of the Day

Photographer of the Day: martijnvdnat

Photographer: martijnvdnat Photo: “Clearing” The photographer, martijnvdnat, describes his photograph this way, “These are Dark days. Hope you are well. Lets care for each other, keep our distance, and hope &

Photofocus Photographer of the Day

Photographer of the Day: Mark Krajnak

Photographer: Mark Krajnak Photo: “The Home Office in the time of COVID-19” This almost selfie sums up what most of us are living daily due to the Coronavirus. The selfie

Photofocus Photographer of the Day

Photographer of the Day: ZoeEnPhos

Photographer: ZoeEnPhos Photo: “The Night View of Stockholm, Sweden” This visual poem of moving light by our photographer of the day, ZoeEnPhos, includes 3 solitary figures one of whom blurs away.

Photographer of the Day

Photographer of the Day: Natasha Jelezkina

Photographer: Natasha Jelezkina Photo: “The World Has Changed…” The snow-covered shoreline of Lake Michigan glows with golden light. The skyline at blue hour shapes the background. The familiar buildings are inviting

On Photography: Victor Skrebneski, 1929-2020

On Photography: Vicktor Skrebneski, 1929-2020

Portraits are the most intimate photographs. The image will survive the subject. –Victor Skrebneski Chicago’s photographer He became interested in photography when he found a camera in a park. Seven-year

Face slimming when and why

Slimming faces: When and why

Slimming faces starts at the camera by lighting the thin side of the subject while letting the thicker side slip into shadow. For jowls, a high camera angle with the

On Photography: Kenny Rogers, 1938-2020

“Well, I don’t think everything necessarily that I touch turns to gold, but I think I get great joy out of it regardless of whether it is successful or not.”

On Photography: André Kertész, 1894-1985

“Seeing is not enough; you have to feel what you photograph.” –Andre Kertesz Europe It was 1912. André Kertész bought his first camera. He was 18 years old and working

Enter to win a new camera, a Spider Holster prize package and more!

It’s our birthday, and we want to celebrate with you! Check out our 21st birthday contest and enter to win a new camera, Drobo 8D, X-Rite calibration tools, XPozer prints, Skylum software and more!

Plus, by entering you’re automatically eligible to win one of our monthly prizes. This month we’re giving away a Spider Holster package and a gift card from B&H Photo!