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Adding a tone to infrared photos
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Get rid of dandruff and dust in one click
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Adding people in your architecture photography
Understanding YouTube’s visibility settings
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Adding a tone to infrared photos

If you are an infrared photographer, you might want to revisit some of your past images. Black and white is the traditional way to display, but with new tools and processing, you can be different. Toning images can change the

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Get rid of dandruff and dust in one click

Things like dandruff, random dust and scratches often plague headshots. But by utilizing Photoshop, it’s super easy to fix these. Select Filter > Noise > Dust & Scratches… from the top menu bar. Start by putting your Threshold slider to

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Understanding YouTube’s visibility settings

Having trouble sharing a YouTube video with your friends and family? When you upload a video to YouTube, you’re given the option on how visible it’ll be on your channel. You have three options: Public: Everyone can see your video

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Using a lightweight tripod for wildlife photography

FotoPro Ambassador Lisa Langell is a fabulous wildlife and nature photographer. I asked her about this stunning brown bear image she made in Lake Clark National Park, Alaska. “Bear photography requires a nimble, light, trustworthy and versatile tripod to support

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Use a gimbal head for landscapes

FotoPro Ambassador Lisa Langell is a fabulous wildlife and nature photographer. I asked her about this mountain landscape image she made in Kenai Lake, Alaska. According to Lisa, Alaska’s ever-changing weather produces fog and reflections that appear — then are

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Just one senator holds up CASE Act

What can you do to help get the CASE Act Legislation to the floor of the Senate for a vote? Help put pressure on Senator Ron Wyden who has put a hold on the bill. Currently, the only recourse for

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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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Being Satisfied with Your Own Work - youtube

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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Exposure Tactics: Mastering exposure with Kevin Ames

Exposure Tactics: Mastering exposure

This Exposure Tactics post explains what a “technically proper” exposure is and how to get there. Remember I said technically proper, not creatively right. The three photos above are with different exposures. Each one brings out a different feeling or

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