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Color concepts: What’s in for 2021?
What Nikon needs to do to stay in the game
Has Profoto lost its way?
Do you need a photography degree to make it as a photographer?
How much artificial intelligence in photography is too much?
Do you suffer from G.A.S.?
Wrestling with the future of artificial intelligence in photography
Photoshop Neural Filters in the age of post-truth
Getting comfortable with artificial intelligence
What does AI mean for portrait photographers?
How artificial intelligence helps to fix a photographer’s most precious commodity
Is processing cheating?

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Do you suffer from G.A.S.?

Do you suffer from G.A.S. — as in Gear Acquisition Syndrome? Many photographers struggle from this; I know I certainly do. I was never that much of a hoarder until I got into photography, but suddenly I have stuff everywhere

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Photoshop Neural Filters in the age of post-truth

Adobe has released a feature called Neural Filters in Photoshop, corresponding with the Adobe MAX Conference. It’s one of the more talked-about features. Not all of them are activated yet, with many saying “beta” next to them. They promise to

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What does AI mean for portrait photographers?

All the big players in photography software are leaning heavily into artificial intelligence technology. As a family and wedding photographer, tech that helps me cut down on repetitive and boring tasks is a welcome prospect. Adobe’s AI engine, Sensei, reportedly

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Is processing cheating?

“The camera cannot lie.” Near the beginning of photography, this often said in magazines and elsewhere. But is it true? And what role does processing take in this? What is purity? There is this almost purist sort of bent among

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Lightroom is a Toyota minivan

I’ve used every version of Lightroom. I can’t imagine how I could have built a business without it. I spend more time with Lightroom than I do with my wife. I love it. I hate it. Utility Whether you use

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What could the future of photography look like

People aspire to performing their dream jobs quickly. But will the window of opportunity still exist? The window to becoming a photographer is rapidly closing unless you put in hard work to master the basics and your future niche. Let

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The Wedding

Why I refuse to shoot weddings

I frequently get asked if I do photograph weddings … I answer with a resounding NO! Why, you might ask? It boils down to stress — I just don’t need it. I photographed one wedding and it was a headache

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On Photography: Anne Geddes, 1956-present

On Photography: Anne Geddes, 1956-present

The best images are the ones that retain their strength and impact over the years, regardless of the number of times they are viewed. -Anne Geddes Anne Geddes is known for her creative, sensitive and evocative photographs of babies. Her

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Let it snow: Winter photography tips for snowy scenes

Gearing up to shoot gorgeous snowy scenes this frosty season? Winter photography comes with its own set of challenges, but many photographers simply can’t resist the charm of winter scenes. Whether you’re still looking for inspiration or some new ideas

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How to be satisfied with your own photography

If you consider yourself as a perfectionist in your photography or other creative endeavors, you’ll always feel unsatisfied with your work. Perfection does not equate to excellence, and we have to be mindful to not let it consume our work.

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Choosing the RIGHT LENS — Why Focal Length MATTERS - youtube

Why choosing the right focal length matters

Among the first technical things that every photographer has to learn is choosing the right lens for the job. It’s not so much as picking up the right brand, but more of choosing the right focal length that will best

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Luminar AI Quick Tip: Composition AI - youtube

Get the perfect crop with CompositionAI

With CompositionAI in the new LuminarAI, you can get the perfect copy and fix perspective issues in no time flat. Photofocus publisher Rich Harrington shows you how to get things done. Save on LuminarAI and get our free Boot Camp

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Avoiding memory card chaos

As photographers, we often take for granted one of the most important pieces of equipment we can invest in — memory cards. Whether you use CF or SD cards, there’s some simple things to remember in order to avoid card failure.

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