Opinion

Is the 5DayDeal really worth it?

Is the special 5DayDeal really worth it or is it just hype? I had a chance t0 review the deal with a group of photographers and asked them their thoughts.

Is retouching cheating?

(Editor’s Note: Photofocus is proud to welcome Serge Ramelli to Photofocus. Be sure to check out his free master class and bonus toolkit.) Check out Serge’s free class and toolkit

Everyone can benefit from a mentor

There is nothing wrong with being self-taught. You are able to go at your own pace, learn exactly what you want to learn and not have to answer to anyone.

Photo critique on Smoke from TWIP and Photofocus

TWiP PRO photo critique: Smoke

Critique is one of the best ways to improve photographic skills. It doesn’t matter who made the photo. The discussion points out items that might be missed at first glance.

Planning is part of being tediously meticulous.

Are you tediously meticulous?

I was having lunch with one of my favorite models the other day. I asked her what it was like working with other photographers. She explained how they are very

Don’t rely on Facebook praise

We all love hearing positive praise, it makes us feel good. There is nothing wrong with that, but it could cause problems if you make decisions based solely on that

Photographers should get TSA PreCheck

I’m writing this article while waiting at the gate for my delayed flight in Phoenix heading to Orlando. My friend Richie and I just finished photographing a wedding in Oregon,

Finding creativity

(Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Frank Doorhof, who introduces himself.) “I think this is one of the most heard problems in my workshops, ‘How do I find

Why are you taking that picture?

(Editor’s note: This guest post is from an avid workshop attendee, Thomas Lehman. He is a retired medical school professor with a deep interest in travel and making great photographs

So long, New York!

Last week’s PhotoPlus Expo has officially come to a close. Between all the talk about full-frame mirrorless cameras, on-stage demos and seminars, there was a ton to see and do