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What’s New in Aperture 3.5? Not Enough.

Warning: This article is both news and opinion. I report on what’s changed, and comment on the improvements made to Aperture. Apple quietly released an Aperture update. Before you get

Your Slice of the Pie

When I started doing stock photography, one thing I struggled with was whether or not to photograph something that had already been covered. With food photography, theres a good chance

In Defense of the Cloud (Adobe and Others)

This article is a guest post from Gerard Murphy or Mosaic.  His company uses the Cloud to provide services to Lightroom users. The Adobe naysayers have been working overtime lately.

Is it Okay to Buy Used Lenses?

As I build out my camera kit, I find myself wanting to expand my options. There is absolutely nothing wrong with using used lenses. With a few caveats… Buy them

The Obligation of Being a Photographer

I don’t usually step up on my soapbox… but I feel the need to now. I am not going to talk about violence, social contracts, civil rights abuses, or war.

Trey Ratcliff Explains His History with HDR

Trey Ratcliff has made a tremendous impact with HDR photography. In this talk he addresses how technology has changed the way we create awareness, connect ideas, and portray the world.

Photographers Tamara Lackey & Joel Grimes plus Facebook’s New Policy — Photofocus Podcast 9/15/13

This week’s show is a triple scoop of goodness. We’ve got three interviews to satisfy your creative, technical, and business needs. Join hosts Rich Harrington and Melissa Niu for interviews with important thought leaders.

First up, Rich talks with Tamara Lackey who is a professional photographer, speaker, and author. She focusses on lifestyle photography, from children’s portraits to celebrity portraits.

Aperture Priority versus Manual Mode

One thing I’ve noticed about many new photographers is the enthusiasm they have for really learning how to use their camera as well as possible. In some cases, this requires

Six Principles to Help You Progress

Coming from a broadcast journalism background, Ive had the privilege of interviewing some of the most unique talents from various respective fields. My life right out of college was spent

Enter to win a new camera, post-processing software and more!

It’s our birthday, and we want to celebrate with you! Check out our 21st birthday contest and enter to win a new camera, Drobo 8D, X-Rite calibration tools, XPozer prints, Skylum software and more!

Plus, by entering you’re automatically eligible to win one of our monthly prizes. This month we’re giving away a software bundle with Luminar 4, Aurora HDR and Plotagraph!