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Lens diffraction might be ruining your images — here’s how to fight it
Five fast Fujifilm prime lenses for picture-perfect portraits
Using the Tamron 100-400mm f/4.5-6.3 to photograph fall
How to photograph for HDR in five simple steps
Bokeh on micro four-thirds? These lenses create it in bucket loads
Nighttime action shots with the kids
How speedlights work
Why you should print your photos
Forget full-frame, these feature-rich medium format cameras are affordable
Solving night photography problems: Three ways to keep dew off a lens
Split lighting for a dramatic portrait
My first day with the Canon EOS R5

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How to photograph for HDR in five simple steps

Creating HDR (high dynamic range) photography is a 2-part process: Part one takes place behind the camera — part two, behind the computer. Many tutorials focus on how to process HDR images. But in this article, I’m going to share

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Nighttime action shots with the kids

I don’t know what it is about nighttime, but that seems to be the time when my brain is the most creative. Maybe it’s due to the fact that all day I am running around doing mom things and once

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How speedlights work

A few years ago when I picked up my first speedlight, I was confused and daunted. I couldn’t seem to get things to work as I wanted to — so much so I didn’t really use it very much. Jump

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Why you should print your photos

Do you ever print your photos? Not just post them on social media, but real tangible images printed on beautiful photo paper? If you don’t, then perhaps you should. Consider these reasons why you should print your photos. Lost art

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Split lighting for a dramatic portrait

Split light isn’t one of the most flattering light patterns but it is one of the most dramatic ones. Here’s how to use just one light, placed in the right position, to create a dramatic portrait. Split lighting is exactly

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My first day with the Canon EOS R5

The eternal late bloomer, I know I’ve been a little late joining the mirrorless camera party. Finally, two weeks ago I dusted off my credit card and took the plunge by ordering the Canon EOS R5. It arrived at my

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Creative ways to capture the fall harvest

Capturing the fall harvest and making the most of the pumpkin season is what fall is all about for me. And on this first day of fall, photographing pumpkin soup, pumpkin pie, sweet potatoes, pumpkin fritters and more just gets

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How to nail group photos with a 50mm lens

When we speak of versatile focal lengths, 50mm lenses are among the top choices. A favorite of many portrait and street photographers, the focal length is flattering for capturing both scenes and people. Still, since we’re talking about versatility, it’s

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This week in the Photofocus Community: Oct. 10-16, 2021

The Photofocus Community has been continuing to grow. With that comes interesting engagement and conversations. Questions and answers. There are daily themes, weekly challenges and, of course, images shared. This week in the community, we had a couple of interesting

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On Photography: Kali Archibald, 1932-2019

“The best photographers, the best artists do it alone.” -Kali Archibald ” Kali is the name that Joan Marie Archibald took for herself in 1962. It came after she had divorced her musician husband Bob Archibald and made a cross-country

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How to use on-camera flash for events

Using an on-camera flash at an indoor event is probably the simplest way to make pictures of small groups look their best. At weddings, parties and fundraisers, friends and families are together for a short time and they are surprisingly

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