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How to hold your camera correctly
The first lesson in photography that most people overlook is how to hold a camera. “For God’s sake, hold your...
Angler Quick-Open Deep Parabolic Softbox provides quick access to multiple looks
B&H sent me the 26" Angler Quick-Open Deep Parabolic Softbox to review. My rule of thumb is simple: If I...
Great lighting classes with 5DayDeal
5DayDeal is back and you’re wondering, is it worth getting? If you’re just getting into photography or you have been...
How to add bottom catchlights
A catchlight is a specular highlight in your subject’s eyes. This spark will help you to draw your viewer’s attention...
Posing couples: The forehead kiss
Most photographers have a hard time posing multiple people, especially couples. But once you develop a set of different poses,...
Get creative with your social media headshot
Photographers have a habit of walking a creative line. Too far one way, the concept is met with ridicule and...
Adding a touch of bokeh to an image
Textures can easily give your photos new unique looks, especially when you’re trying to achieve a vintage or grungy look....
Enhancing waterfalls with Luminar 4 and Aurora HDR
Luminar is my go-to image editing program. but sometimes I need to tone map a single or a set of...
InFocus Interview Show: The importance of monitor calibration with John Walrath
My guest is an Imaging Training & Technical Support Manager at Datacolor; please welcome John Walrath. In this episode we...
Is your Luminar plugin not working in Photoshop?
Luminar needs administrator rights to install or remove its Photoshop or Lightroom Classic plugin. For Windows users this is simple....
InFocus Interview Show: Understanding studio lighting with Mike Kubeisy
My guest is a California-based photographer who has a distinguished career in Hollywood, working on several number one Hit shows...
InFocus Interview Show: The best of series
My first guest for this special best-of series is Jack Reznicki. Jack is an internationally renowned commercial people and children...

How to hold your camera correctly

The first lesson in photography that most people overlook is how to hold a camera. “For God’s sake, hold your camera correctly” is a short article teaching you how to hold your camera as Vanelli tells a story why this article was written.

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Great lighting classes with 5DayDeal

5DayDeal is back and you’re wondering, is it worth getting? If you’re just getting into photography or you have been practicing photography your entire life, the simple answer is yes. Here’s why. Enhance your skills and help others at the

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How to add bottom catchlights

A catchlight is a specular highlight in your subject’s eyes. This spark will help you to draw your viewer’s attention to your subject’s eyes, making them full of life. A top catchlight is caused by the main light source or

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Posing couples: The forehead kiss

Most photographers have a hard time posing multiple people, especially couples. But once you develop a set of different poses, it’s not that hard. Here’s how to create a romantic pose by simply having one person kiss the other’s forehead.

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Adding a touch of bokeh to an image

Textures can easily give your photos new unique looks, especially when you’re trying to achieve a vintage or grungy look. In this video, learn how to add a creative touch of bokeh using the Texture Overlay tool in Luminar.

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Is your Luminar plugin not working in Photoshop?

Luminar needs administrator rights to install or remove its Photoshop or Lightroom Classic plugin. For Windows users this is simple. Just follow these steps to install Luminar as a Photoshop plugin. This solution has helped to fix the issue in

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InFocus Interview Show: The best of series

My first guest for this special best-of series is Jack Reznicki. Jack is an internationally renowned commercial people and children photographer based in his beloved New York City. My second guest is Gregory Daniel. Gregory is an award-winning portrait photographer

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How to add bottom catchlights

A catchlight is a specular highlight in your subject’s eyes. This spark will help you to draw your viewer’s attention to your subject’s eyes, making them full of life. A top catchlight is caused by the main light source or

Read More

Posing couples: The forehead kiss

Most photographers have a hard time posing multiple people, especially couples. But once you develop a set of different poses, it’s not that hard. Here’s how to create a romantic pose by simply having one person kiss the other’s forehead.

Read More

Adding a touch of bokeh to an image

Textures can easily give your photos new unique looks, especially when you’re trying to achieve a vintage or grungy look. In this video, learn how to add a creative touch of bokeh using the Texture Overlay tool in Luminar.

Read More

Is your Luminar plugin not working in Photoshop?

Luminar needs administrator rights to install or remove its Photoshop or Lightroom Classic plugin. For Windows users this is simple. Just follow these steps to install Luminar as a Photoshop plugin. This solution has helped to fix the issue in

Read More

InFocus Interview Show: The best of series

My first guest for this special best-of series is Jack Reznicki. Jack is an internationally renowned commercial people and children photographer based in his beloved New York City. My second guest is Gregory Daniel. Gregory is an award-winning portrait photographer

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Great looking red lips with Luminar

I normally ask female subjects to wear lip gloss or lipstick before we begin our photo session. This makes their lips look silky smooth. Most of the time they listen, but other times they forget. For the forgetful moments, here’s

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