Making time-lapse videos is fun. They exaggerate the passing of time and reveal a whole different view of the world. I carry my Platypod Ultra everywhere so I’m always ready
Levi Sim is passionate about making photographs and helping others make their pictures better, too. He’s a full-time photographer making business portraits and marketing and branding pictures for a living. He spends the rest of his time practicing all other kinds of photography and studying to be a better hunter. Read more of his articles here. And you can see more of Levi’s portfolio here.
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If you subscribe to the Photofocus newsletter, then you just got an announcement about a huge pack of looks for Luminar that add all the looks from Skylum’s wonderful Tonality
Happy Halloween! In the U.S., Halloween is one of the most fun holidays. Kids dress up in crazy costumes and consume more sugar than is good for them, and people all
I hope this technique is as helpful for you as it has been for me. It’s well known that you can only post to Instagram from your phone app. Which
Editor’s Note: Perfectly Clear is offering Photofocus readers a special $99 bundle, including Perfectly Clear Complete and SharkPixel presets. A $163 value! In this episode, Kristina Sherk teaches some of the
Making real estate pictures can be a lot of fun and even profitable. The thing is, you can easily spend way too much shooting and finishing them to make it
We’re photowalking in New York City! Come join us for this FREE event, as we help one another make great pictures and have a fun time. We’ll start in Times
Retouching portraits. This is an important subject and I’ll tackle it with you in pieces. You’ve had a good session with your subject and now you can utilize your computer
We’re excited to have world-class photographer and retoucher Kristina Sherk in this webinar to help you step up your retouching. She’ll help us understand the principles behind great retouching, tips
Anytime your subject is not facing directly into the camera you need to pay attention to where their eyes are looking and how they are framed in the eye sockets.
Making pictures of people who are good at their craft while they are doing their craft is one of the best subjects you can ever find. They are passionate, you
I found this infographic heartening because I’m always hearing about the devaluation of photography. But, according to this, it sounds like photos and images are still the most important tool for
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I know, I know, I’m always saying that the background is just in the back and the important thing is your subject. It kinda drives me crazy when photographers pull
Using a wide angle lens in portraiture is dangerous. Here’s why and one way to use a wide lens safely. What is foreshortening? Foreshortening is the effect that happens when
Panasonic has announced a new line of full-frame mirrorless cameras, a new lens mount, a new lens for micro four-thirds and the new Lumix Pro Services. Let’s take a look
I’ll keep this one quick. Each time you make pictures you are developing your own style. At first, this may be mimicking the look of other photographs you’ve seen —
I’m glad to see that Adobe are actively improving a really useful feature in Photoshop. Content Aware Fill has been a really useful tool for me, and if you haven’t tried
Candid portraits are often the first type of portraits photographers learn to make, and they are probably the most often requested by clients. When you view a candid photograph, it
A Facebook business page seems like business 101 for a photographer these days. You start making pictures for people, then immediately start a business page and load it with pictures and
It’s time for senior pictures and school portraits and that means facing one of the hardest subjects on the planet: Teenage boys. Now, brides are under stress, two-year-olds can’t sit