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On Photography: Sophie Rivera, 1938-2021
Lorraine MacDonnell: Photographer who loves color
How I got the photo: Rock of Ages, Joshua Tree National Park
Creating authentic visual identity for LGBTQ projects
Treat every photograph like it’s beautiful
On Photography: Chi Modu, 1966-2021
Photographing Utah’s “Mighty 5,” part two
Aaron Perkinson: Life-long photographer
Revealing abstract moorland views in macro photography
Remembering those who served: Luxembourg & Ardennes
Remembering our veterans with “Vision of Vets”
On Photography: Art Wolfe, 1951-present

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Treat every photograph like it’s beautiful

We all have our own definitions of beauty. The color red may be bold, beautiful, and invigorating to some, while to others it has a different meaning, feeling, or emotion (or lacks one if you are colorblind). A grungy, rundown

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On Photography: Chi Modu, 1966-2021

On Photography: Chi Modu, 1966-2021

“Photographers are the tortoise against the hare. Eventually, we catch fame, but that’s long after. Our job is to make other people that are famous look famous; our job is to make other people look good that are famous, and

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Photographing Utah’s “Mighty 5,” part two

If you’re looking to photograph fantastic natural wonders, consider heading to southern Utah. Home to five national parks (known as the “Mighty 5”) and numerous national monuments and state parks, Utah can fill your hard drive with hundreds of awe-inspiring

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Aaron Perkinson: Life-long photographer

This week we’re getting to know community member, Aaron Perkinson. Aaron has always enjoyed recording his travels and every day life. Haven’t joined the Photofocus Community yet? Sign up for free today! How did you get started in photography? “I

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Revealing abstract moorland views in macro photography

Last time we placed the spotlight on Hamburg-based Jan Erik Waider, we imagined the Earth’s fiery beginnings in his “Genesis” series. By now, we mostly know him for his abstract landscape photography infused with atmospheric vibe and surreal colors. So, it’s

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On Photography: Art Wolfe, 1951-present

On Photography: Art Wolfe, 1951-present

“It is in the wild places, where the edge of the earth meets the corners of the sky, the human spirit is fed.” -Art Wolfe Margins of the day Wolfe likes working the before and after full light times of the

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Ed Lareau: Landscape and wildlife photographer

This week we’re getting to know community member, Ed Lareau. Ed is from the San Francisco Bay area in California and enjoys heading out to the national parks and forests in the area. Haven’t joined the Photofocus Community yet? Sign

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On Photography: Sophie Rivera, 1938-2021

On Photography: Sophie Rivera, 1938-2021

“The photo world, in general, was very machismo, Sophie was small and quiet, but she made her presence known. She was making street photography when New York was really at its nadir. The camera made her fearless. It gave her

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Comparing the Sigma 24-70mm to the 28-70mm

With Sigma’s recent release of the 28-70mm f/2.8 Contemporary lens for mirrorless cameras, a lot of photographers are wondering how it stacks up to Sigma’s 24-70mm f/2.8 Art lens. In the video above, Oklahoma-based Brett Day seeks to answer that question. The

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How to get perfect exposures on a sunny day

We’ve been having a really, really long summer in Michigan. Lots of humidity, lots of warm temperatures and lots of sun. Last weekend, I shot for seven hours outdoors over the course of Saturday and Sunday. And while it took

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Using a neutral density filter

As you are taking a photo of a landscape or cityscape, have you wondered how people create the streaky look of water or clouds or car headlights? Some use a neutral density (ND) filter. What are they and how exactly

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What is the Quick Collection in Lightroom Classic?

Lightroom Classic comes with the ability to sort your photos into collections. In fact, there’s an entire section on the left dedicated to organizing your photos in either Collection Sets, Collections or Smart Collections. But there is also a separate

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