This week, Bob Coates kicked things off by exploring Starry Sky AF and Live Composite on Olympus’ OM-D E-M1 Mark III camera. Then, Bryan Esler talked about the X-T4 and the nostalgia it provides.

Sara Kempner walked us through the technique of panning landscape images, while Jemma Pollari gave us a few tips on how to achieve a styled wedding photoshoot — even during a global pandemic. Finally, Ken Lee interviewed Ron Pinkerton about his nightscapes taken in the Mojave Desert.

Create amazing astro photos with Olympus Starry Sky AF and Live Composite - Night photography has challenges. When you add sky, challenges multiply. Have you ever gotten back from a Milky Way shoot and found that your star focus just wasn’t quite there? I have. While there are tricks and techniques you can use involving daytime focus and taping down your focus, Olympus has a different autofocus mode […]
Nostalgia brought into the 21st century: The Fujifilm X-T4 - In a world that’s becoming increasingly into the full-frame life, I was curious. Where exactly does Fujifilm’s X-T4 fit in? Sandwiched between micro four-thirds and full-frame formats, Fuji’s APS-C format is one that’s familiar, yet some are beginning to question its future. While the format wars continue to wage on, Fuji has made it clear […]
The art of landscape panning - (Editor’s Note: We welcome Sara Kempner to Photofocus. Sara is an outdoor photographer specializing in fine art landscapes, lifestyle and sport and recreation imagery. She is based out of the Comox Valley, BC, Canada. When not taking photos you can find her on her mountain bike or snowboard while out enjoying all that Vancouver Island […]
Quick tips for an effective styled wedding photoshoot - When you’ve got some space between wedding bookings (or, I don’t know, a global pandemic cancels every wedding in your calendar), a styled photoshoot is a great strategy for connecting with local wedding vendors, growing your portfolio and keeping your skills fresh. A styled shoot can run from a short session with two models playing […]
Night photographer Ron Pinkerton: Made in the Mojave, part one - Ron Pinkerton is a gifted night photographer who incorporates his love of the desert and its rich history in his images. These can be seen in his monograph “The Last Stand” or his museum photography exhibition entitled “Made in the Mojave.” An early love for the desert “When I was a kid, my parents were […]

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