Total solar eclipse

Coming soon: The great South American eclipse

Nearly two years ago, North America was treated to a celestial spectacle which was witnessed by millions as a total solar eclipse traversed the U.S. from Oregon to South Carolina.

Icebergs in Antarctica (Danko) in falling snow

Photographing in falling snow

In a recent video from LinkedIn Learning, photographer Justin Resnick addressed exposure issues which photographers can encounter when shooting snow. In this post, I’m going to address a related issue

Historic Downsville covered bridge in western New York

The great outdoors and Perfectly Clear Complete

Editor’s note: Here is a great offer from Perfectly Clear. The holy grail of post-processing digital images would be a true single-click option, minimizing futzing with sliders, testing this possibility vs.

A land of icy landscapes and otherworldly light: Antarctica.

The Traveling Photographer: Off to Antarctica

Antarctica is at the end of the world, a destination of extremes of climate, difficult to reach, but so rewarding for the traveling wildlife and landscape photographer.  The White Continent

Aerial view of French Polynesian atoll at sunset

Test Drive: Perfectly Clear Complete

Editor’s Note: Perfectly Clear is offering Photofocus readers a special $99 bundle, including Perfectly Clear Complete and SharkPixel presets. A $163 value! In theory, a skillful user of Lightroom or Photoshop

Mount Kirkjufell on the Snaefellsnes peninsula of Iceland

Anatomy of an image (Iceland)

Some images are captured, while others are created.  That is, for some scenes, nature does the heavy lifting with the lighting and what is required of the photographer is to

Petco Park in San Diego is home of the San Diego Padres baseball team

Summertime fun: Take me out to the ballgame

We recently attended a professional baseball game for the first time in literally decades.  We had cousins visiting from Japan for a few days and when asked what they would

Summertime photography: ¡Fiesta!

I was recently on a family trip to San Miguel de Allende (SMA) in central Mexico.  This colonial town is known for a seemingly endless succession of festivals throughout the

Dreamy monochrome seashore scene with moody sky

The evolution of an image begins at the camera

My husband (Photofocus contributor Steve Eilenberg) frequently chides me for not editing tightly enough, of hanging on to image files that I “will never use and never show”. There is

Shimbashi in Gion in Kyoto, lit at night for cherry blossom season

Traveling Photographer in Japan: Eastern Kyoto

Any single article on Kyoto’s many splendors will necessarily be an overview.  In our last post, I described a potential itinerary to see highlights on the western fringes of Kyoto.