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Reliving Australian horror stories through a lens

It’s not every day you’re offered the opportunity to photograph the inside of a now disused asylum for the mentally and the criminally insane. True Australian horror stories. But what should you do when the opportunity presents itself? You get

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The top 10 most photogenic U.S. presidents

With the election around the corner, wouldn’t it be fun to rank the top 10 most photogenic U.S. presidents? I thought so, too. First, to be photogenic, a president had to be photographed a few times. Not only that, but

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Today, we remember

On this 19th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks, we remember through photography. Those who lost their lives that day will not be forgotten. Below are a few of our favorite photographs from our Flickr group, in remembrance of

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Atlanta photographer Ron Sherman's photograph of Hank Aaron rounding the bases after breaking Babe Ruth's home run record with number 715.

Photographing Hank Aaron’s 715th homer

(Editor’s note: In this guest post, Atlanta photographer, Ron Sherman, recounts his Baseball Hall of Fame photo of Hank Aaron rounding the bases after hitting home run number 715 breaking Babe Ruth’s long-standing record.) The record breaker and friends On April

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On Photography: The work of Alfred Stieglitz

On Photography: Alfred Stieglitz, 1864-1946

“In photography, there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality.” – Alfred Stieglitz Alfred Stieglitz is best known as the photographer who made photography accepted as a form of art. During his 5 decades-long career,

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Top six fall landscape photography tips to try

Already planning for this year’s fall photography shoot? Whether you’re new to landscape photography in the fall season or want to do better this time, it’s always great to pick up a tip or two from other photographers. Today’s set of fall

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Split lighting for a dramatic portrait

Split light isn’t one of the most flattering light patterns but it is one of the most dramatic ones. Here’s how to use just one light, placed in the right position, to create a dramatic portrait. Split lighting is exactly

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Creating a photo mandala

I was on the hunt for wall art to match my lovely yellow and turquoise shower curtain and decided to make my own photo mandala artwork. A mandala is a geometric configuration of symbols. In various spiritual traditions, mandalas may

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My first day with the Canon EOS R5

The eternal late bloomer, I know I’ve been a little late joining the mirrorless camera party. Finally, two weeks ago I dusted off my credit card and took the plunge by ordering the Canon EOS R5. It arrived at my

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Jackie Johnson: Creative photographer

This week we’re getting to know community member, Jackie Johnson. Jackie’s happy places include forever learning photography and dabbling in other types of art media Haven’t joined the Photofocus Community yet? Sign up for free today! How did you get

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Creative ways to capture the fall harvest

Capturing the fall harvest and making the most of the pumpkin season is what fall is all about for me. And on this first day of fall, photographing pumpkin soup, pumpkin pie, sweet potatoes, pumpkin fritters and more just gets

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How to ask for image feedback

Image feedback is important. Yet, we post our images all over social media looking for likes, hearts and comments. We crave recognition and validation in the work we spend days and hours on, so we can feel good about what

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