It’s been a great week at Photofocus! Here’s a few of our favorite posts from the past week.

First, Chris Anson discusses the FAA forcing recreational drone users to register via LAANC, while Bryan Esler reviews Sony TOUGH memory cards. Vanelli talked with judges Kevin Ames and Michele Grenier about the Impact Photo Contest, and Lauri Novak helped us see the bigger picture with a visit to the Chicago White Sox stadium. Finally, Bob Coates capped off the week showing us how to turn nature into abstract photography art.

And don’t forget! Drobo and Photofocus are having a photography contest. Read more about it and enter your photo here.

FAA forces recreational drone flyers to use LAANC authorization - As of July 23, 2019, the FAA is requiring recreational drone flyers to use LAANC (Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability) authorization to fly in restricted airspace, like areas around an airport. See my article on how to use LAANC here. What does that mean to you? So what does that mean to you as […]
Achieving peace of mind with TOUGH memory cards - I photograph a lot of corporate events and am constantly on-the-go. Up until recently, I had relied on trusty SanDisk Extreme PRO SD UHS-II memory cards. I’ve had these for quite some time, and they’ve served me well. I’ve never once had a card break. That is, until a few weeks ago. As I was […]
Vanelli talks with two of the judges of the Impact Photo Contest - Drobo, the foremost manufacturer of protected storage devices and Photofocus bring you the Impact Photo Contest to celebrate World Photography Day, Monday, August 19, 2019. In this video, Photofocus InFocus podcast host Vanelli shares how to enter and talks with two of the judges. Enter the Impact Photo Contest. Prizes are valued at $4000. Enter […]
details in photography Seeing details in the bigger picture - I recently went to a fan event at Guaranteed Rate Field (still Comiskey Park to me), home of the Chicago White Sox. I thought it would be a great opportunity to get some fun photos of the park without all people. The big picture Our first tendencies when we walk into a scene are to […]
Abstract photo art from nature - Creating abstract photo art from nature is a wonderful way to turn a ho-hum overcast photo day into one that gets you some colorful décor imagery. Keep this in your back pocket on days when it just isn’t working for you as well. Camera settings When you have an overcast flat light day it’s time […]