I travel for work – a lot. One of the coolest travel tricks I use came from fellow Photofocus author Doug Daulton. Every time I’d check a bag, I’d fill
Nick Minore is a photo and video professional. A busy schedule keeps him always on the go, whether producing live sports broadcasts for TV and the web, or a portrait photo shoot on the beach near his home in Florida. Always with a camera in hand, Nick enjoys experimenting with new cameras and shooting techniques. Technology has always come naturally to him and he loves to share tips and tricks on how to get the most out of your gear or software.
Connect with Nick using the links to the left, or email nick (@) photofocus.com.
A photographer is always looking for new camera bags, but there always seems to be a new one on my mind. I was looking for a camera backpack that I
Sometimes what you see and what your camera sees are very different. This was the case on a recent fall foliage hike I took a few weeks ago. It can
Every once in a while, Lightroom gives me an issue importing images from my Nikon cameras. It’ll import the images out of “filename” order and out of “capture time” order.
Carbon Copy Cloner is an app for Mac that lets me backup or duplicate hard drives. My travel photography workflow involves 2 drives – a primary and a backup. Every
In the past few days since Apple’s keynote at WWDC June 5th, a bunch of articles have popped up around the web about a new image format coming to iOS.
Camera technology is constantly changing and it’s about to the point where we’re wondering. . . What do we want next? We have ultra-high megapixel digital cameras like the Canon
There are two kinds of tools in Lightroom – global adjustment tools and local adjustment tools. Global adjustments refer to sliders that adjust the overall image. Things like Exposure, Contrast,
We all know that there’s a right way to do things and a “cheating” way, but it doesn’t matter which one you use as long as the end result is
I shoot a lot of images on my iPhone. It’s the camera that’s always with me when I stumble upon something interesting. In 2015 Apple introduced Live Photos at the iPhone 6s
I admit it…I’m not perfect. Sometimes the simplest things can come back and bite you. A few months ago, I made the trek up to Crescent City, California for a
I’m lucky enough to be spending a few days relaxing with my family on a beach. On our way there, I was charging my camera batteries and starting thinking of
Ok…so not entirely true. But made you click, right? Sometimes I’m afforded opportunities to travel the country with a video production group and recently I was out in the Mountain
I frequently find myself walking away from my iMac when batch exporting images from Lightroom or rendering video. Before walking away, I want to make sure the computer doesn’t go
Category: Sports Photograph: Florida Tech Lacrosse by Vanelli Editor’s note: Nick Minore has done a great job as the curator of the Sports category for the Photofocus Photographer of the Day feature.
Category: Sports Photograph: yet another biker (y.a.b.) by Christop (Watcher/124 on Flickr) Christoph shot a great image of a biker using his Fuji X-T1. I really like how he panned the image
Category: Architecture Photograph: One Kemble Street There are so many different ways to photograph architecture, and I really love getting in close and creating something abstract out of something very real.
Category: Architecture Photograph: Stairway This is a very interesting composition…there’s a mix of architecture and portraiture. I love how the beams and stairs criss-cross throughout the image, but I also think the
Category: Architecture Photograph: Oculus For those that don’t know, Oculus is part of the rebuilt World Trade Center in New York. If you haven’t been, it’s definitely worth a trip. Michael’s
Have you struggled to make a great image when shooting into the sun? Our cameras can’t see the dynamic range in a scene as well as our own eyes can,
Category: Architecture Photograph: Calder Flamingo BW Perspective Okay…okay…It’s true. I’m a sucker for black and white architecture! Kidding aside, Lauri beautifully contrasted Calder’s Flamingo in Chicago against a clean sky, vignetted