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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 same thing when starting out, but after the expense of

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Dual ISO basics shooting with BRAW

In this article, I’m going to talk about the dual ISO capability of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K (BMPCC 4K) along with the new Blackmagic RAW (BRAW) to get better-exposed video footage. While there is a lot of technical

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Panasonic’s New Camera: Lumix GH5S

The GH5S is the latest camera from Panasonic, and it’s carving out an interesting niche. It’s not a replacement for the GH5 (which was made available only one year ago), and it’s got a very interesting feature set. I haven’t

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How to Shoot Greenscreen

This is our second post in a multipart series on greenscreen video and photography (check out part 1).  Check out Adobe Stock if you need backgrounds or greenscreen elements. Cameras have gotten significantly more affordable in recent years.  Consumer grade

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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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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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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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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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