The last week of summer closes out with lots of great reads on Photofocus this week.

We kicked off fall with a bang this week on Photofocus, with Lauri Novak starting the week off with some great fall photography ideas to get your creativity flowing. After that, Troy Plota talked about taking behind the scenes images, while Vanelli discussed mentoring. Finally, Kevin Ames told us all about Xpozer, and Mike Hagen shared his thoughts on the new Sony Xperia 1.

fall tree in field Embracing the fall season through photography - I don’t know about you, but fall is one of my favorite seasons. Why? It’s finally cooling off, there are more colors in the world and the air becomes more crisp and fresh. What does this mean as a photographer? Get out more I am not a lover of summer or the heat that comes […]
Benefits to capturing behind the scenes images - (Editor’s Note: We’d like to welcome this post from Troy Plota. Troy is the Co-Founder and President of Plotaverse, makers of the Plotaverse suite of apps that can turn any still content into state of the art looping videos. Learn more at Some of the most memorable images can be taken before the photoshoot […]
Everyone can benefit from a mentor - There is nothing wrong with being self-taught. You are able to go at your own pace, learn exactly what you want to learn and not have to answer to anyone. But this freedom has its share of limitations. By not having someone there to guide you, you run the risk of making the same mistake […]
Framing photos can be expensive and cumbersome. Xpozer prints are a great alternative. Xpozer — the fast, frame free way to display photographs - Ansel Adams said, “The negative is the equivalent of the composer’s score and the print is the performance.” The print is the photographer’s expression of her or his work yet few today make prints and hang them on the wall. In talking with other photographers about this, a recurring objection is the cost of framing […]
Capturing outdoor and travel photographs with the Sony Xperia 1 - This is part one of my two-part review of the Sony Xperia 1 camera system. Sony’s PR firm sent me a new Xperia 1 to test for about one month. Like many of this year’s new mobile phones, the Xperia 1 comes with three cameras: A ultra-wide, a normal and a telephoto. My goal was to […]