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Smart Studio Lighting

How to create your own smart studio lighting

While my office is also my studio, just like so many other photographers, I am in a unique situation. My office/studio lights have to be adjusted for various scenarios: Working

A color-managed workflow

Whether you’re a videographer or photographer, accurate colors matter. That’s why I use a color-managed workflow with the Datacolor SpyderX Photo Kit. The kit includes the SpyderX Elite monitor calibration

Video requirements for social media

Congratulations, you produced a nice video for social media! Now, what format and specs do you need so your video upload is accepted and looking its best on each social

Green screen on-the-go

A green screen kit is handy for many video projects, but you may not own one because it seems costly to purchase or a pain to setup.  I thought the

Track Motion in After Effects

Track Motion is a powerful and useful feature in After Effects. You can track data from part of a clip and then apply it to another layer so that it

Three ways to improve video engagement

Engagement is my favorite metric to track, as it represents the overall performance and health of your video. Unlike so-called vanity metrics such as Views (which show the reach of

Finding your niche in video

(Editor’s Note: We welcome this guest post from Andrew Ford, an award-winning video producer with 20 years of experience. Based out of the Tampa Bay, FL area, he specializes in

Join us at Vlog University (10 free passes)

Don’t miss Vlog University. It’s a brand new conference that rolls into Los Angeles in a few weeks. We’ve got 10 free passes to give away to Photofocus readers. You

Enter to win a new camera, a Spider Holster prize package 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 Spider Holster package and a gift card from B&H Photo!