If you’re just like me, you don’t walk around your photoshoots with a tripod and don’t (or can’t) take multiple images to create a bracketed HDR. Well, good news my
I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: You need to make more portraits. Portraits don’t have to be formal affairs with special lights and special clothes and special
The Mind Your Own Business Podcast with Sarah Petty | Photofocus Podcast June 14, 2019 by Photofocus In this episode, Skip Cohen and Chamira Young chat with photographer and marketing
I’ve been there, you’ve been there, we’ve all been there. You’re at the scene, camera set up, exposure time determined and you push the shutter button on the camera or
The other day I received a message from a photographer friend Rick Ferro that said, “Hey, I sent you a present.” A couple days later the box arrived and a
With summer upon us, now’s the perfect time to hone in some of your outdoor photography skills. Viewbug has an amazing community of photographers, and allows you to compete in
Some of you may be familiar with using a circular polarizer (also known as CPL) when it comes to landscape photos. They’re great for shooting through water or glass without
A successful 3-2-1 Backup Plan (Three copies of your data: Two stored locally, one stored offsite) includes one copy of your data stored offsite preferably in the cloud. This has
Thanks to our partner, Rocky Nook, for this chapter on making photos jump off the screen using conrtrast from “The Enthusiast’s Guide to Composition”. This title and many and more
Let’s go on a treasure hunt Here is a new take on an old theme, a Treasure Hunt. I used to love these as a kid. So did my kids.
Photography should be fun. That’s one of the reasons why I wanted to test out this new Canon IVY Cliq+ camera that is also a printer. Both my daughter and
High dynamic range (HDR) processing opens a whole world of photographic possibilities. There are several outstanding HDR creation tools available today including Lightroom and Photoshop from Adobe. The question to
Lensbaby lenses are to photography what Tesla motors is to the car industry. They make tools that make you stop and reconsider the relationship between creativity and your photography. And
Nearly two years ago, North America was treated to a celestial spectacle which was witnessed by millions as a total solar eclipse traversed the U.S. from Oregon to South Carolina.
As a professional photographer, you have to be able to deliver a solid product no matter the conditions. When a client tells you they want a photograph of over 60
The other day a fellow contacted me about a picture I made nearly ten years ago. He was an assistant to the master woodcarver and I spent a few minutes
Thanks to our partner, Rocky Nook, for this chapter on leading lines from “The Enthusiast’s Guide to Composition”. This title and many and more books for photographers are right here.
When photographing residential interiors, I sometimes use extra lighting to improve the final images. Today, I want to go through how I shot an impossible bathroom and solved my issues
I recently got back from a trip down to North Carolina and had the chance to go back and visit Duke University, a place I first visited in 2017. While
Have you ever considered water balloons as a type of child-friendly extreme sport? When you bring some photographic elements into it, it can be. This one is perhaps not for
There’s a lot to keep in mind when it comes to printing. Whether you order from a print lab or have an at-home printer like the Epson SureColor P800, selecting