This week, Nate Torres dove into whether photography helps to improve your memory. Then, Bryan Esler previewed the upcoming LuminarAI feature, AtmosphereAI, to let you add things like fog, steam and mist to your images.

Lauri Novak gave her first experience with the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III, while Levi Sim taught us how to effectively use gels to counterbalance difficult lighting situations. Finally, Sean McLean powerfully documented his experience with the California wildfires.

Does photography improve your memory? - Photography and photographs have always been used to eternalize a moment before they soon become a memory. But do they actually improve your memory? If you are a photographer who spends a lot of time taking photos or if you are interested in photography, this topic might be of interest to you. After all, if […]
Add depth and weather effects to your images with AtmosphereAI - With LuminarAI officially announced for release this holiday season, we’re starting to get a first look at some of the features in the new program. AtmosphereAI If you’ve ever wanted to add some depth into your scene, or cool atmospheric effects, LuminarAI can do just that with the new AtmosphereAI feature. With AtmosphereAI, you can add effects like […]
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III My first experience with the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III - I was recently given the opportunity to try out the OM-D E-M1 Mark III along with the M. Zuiko 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO, 100-400mm f/5.0-6.3 and the 60mm f/2.8 Macro lenses. I’ll share with you here my initial thoughts and reactions to this camera. Let me preface this by saying I normally photograph using a Canon […]
Portrait Tips: How to gel the sun - Light and color are the only things your camera records, so those things should be a the top of your mind for every photo you make. Last week I was making headshots and the background had to be the building we were in, not just a backdrop. The trouble is that the wall behind was […]
Monster fires: Documenting and picking up the pieces of the California wildfires - (Editor’s Note: We welcome Sean McLean to Photofocus. Sean is a photographer and software engineer residing in the Santa Cruz Mountains near Santa Cruz, CA. Sean studied Art with a Multimedia Design Option at California State University East Bay. Some of Sean’s favorite activities are blogging, landscapes, portraiture and building communities of local photographers. Sean’s website […]

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