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Photographing lightning to reveal an electric heaven
Aerial photos reveal the abstract beauty of Spanish farmlands
Imagining Earth’s genesis through abstract landscapes
Minimalist landscapes reimagine the vast Tuscan hillside
Aether: Abstract splashes of colors on heaven’s canvas
Abstract aerial photography reveals “Chemical Waste Art”
Abstract photo art: Save multiple versions
Abstract photo art from nature, part two
Weekly Wrap-Up: August 4-10, 2019
Abstract photo art from nature
Getting started with architectural abstracts
Exploring different ways to photograph architecture

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Abstract photo art: Save multiple versions

When you are creating layered abstract photo art using Photoshop it’s important to save different versions as you work. There’s a tendency to get so involved in the creation of the image you can pass by the best iteration and

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Abstract photo art from nature, part two

My photographer friends seemed to enjoy my last post on abstract photo art photography. As my buddy Dave said, “Nice article Bob, reminded me that I need to play more! Sometimes you just need a nudge in the right direction.

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Weekly Wrap-Up: August 4-10, 2019

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.

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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

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Getting started with architectural abstracts

Editor’s Note: We welcome Michael Muraz, an international award-winning architecture photographer, bringing technical precision and creative passion to his fine art and commercial work. Based in Toronto, Michael travels extensively, photographing buildings and leading workshops all over the world. Join

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Exploring different ways to photograph architecture

Editor’s Note: We welcome Michael Muraz, an international award-winning architecture photographer, bringing technical precision and creative passion to his fine art and commercial work. Based in Toronto, Michael travels extensively, photographing buildings and leading workshops all over the world. Join

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Migration 3 by Rob-Dweck

Photographer of the Day: Rob Dweck

Category: Nature Photographer: Rob Dweck Title: Migration 3 With fast-moving animals, a wildlife photographer must make a conscious choice: freeze or blur. Freeze delivers tack sharp images; blur delivers abstract images. Both are powerful and evocative, but most photographers seem

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Long Exposures for Abstract Art

A previous post on Photography’s Basics: Shutter Speed, I promised a post on using long shutter speeds to make abstractions. When the world blurs together on a memory card or film magic happens. Thing we see in real life are

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Abstracts Made with Holiday Lights

I’m not a humbug… let’s just get that out of the way. But I find holiday lights pretty boring after a short while. Like every year, I find myself walking or driving through an exhibit of holiday lights with the

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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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Mind Your Own Business: New year, new plans!

Welcome to Mind Your Own Business, the podcast that helps photographers improve their business and their lives! Today Skip and I have a detailed discussion about what photographers can do to make 2021 (and 2022, actually) better than ever. “Growth

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Going wide with 24mm for street photography

For many photographers, 35mm is the ideal focal length for street photography. However, if you’ve ever been curious about wide you can go with your choice of lenses for this genre, the quick video above by Pierre Lambert will give

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Five exercises to help you see

We are all photographers. Phones. Tablets. Cameras. Every one of us can at almost any given moment take a photo. The question is how can you make your images different from anyone else’s? “The real voyage of discovery consists not

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