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A photographer father as a first teacher, hero and love
On Photography: Lisette Model, 1901-1983
Using self-portraits to learn
Three benefits of returning to landscape locations
Mehmet Iyigungor: Street photographer
A look at the world premiere of “Antarctica: Life Emerging”
Depicting LGBTQ intimacy for “Kiss with Pride”
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

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Three benefits of returning to landscape locations

As a landscape photographer, I’m always looking for new and compelling locations to photograph. There’s a certain excitement that comes from showing up at a new spot and discovering fresh compositions and subjects. However, I’ve found that there can also

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Mehmet Iyigungor: Street photographer

This week we’re getting to know community member, Mehmet Iyigungor. Mehmet is from Istanbul, Turkey and focuses on street photography as his main interest. He also enjoys experimenting with his camera and other genres. Haven’t joined the Photofocus Community yet?

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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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Lorraine

Lorraine MacDonnell: Photographer who loves color

This week we’re getting to know community member, Lorraine MacDonnell. Lorraine is from Melbourne, Australia, and considers herself an intermediate hobby photographer. Her main camera is a Sony a7 III and she is currently experimenting with light painting. Haven’t joined

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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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What are you listening to?

Have you ever thought about how your style or choice of music changes, depending on what you are doing? It has been thought for a while now that mood and music are closely related. For instance, listening to a sad

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On Photography: Lou Jones, 1945-present

On Photography: Lou Jones, 1945-present

“In art, I think that you’re pushed and pulled in a direction. And being a Black artist, especially a black photographer, a lot of my decisions were based upon survival.” -Lou Jones Lou Jones has been a successful photographer for

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Why you should use a 135mm for Portrait Photography - youtube

Portrait photography tips for using a 135mm lens

How long can you go when it comes to lenses for portrait shoots? Many photographers would typically find 85mm a good medium telephoto lens for this purpose for its pleasant background compression and flattering rendering of a subject’s face. Today’s

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