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Beyond Technique Podcast with Adam Mowery | Photofocus Podcast January 16, 2019
Photographer of the Day: Cathy Seaver
Photographer of the Day: Joaquín Alonso Arellano Ramírez
Photographer of the Day: Seth Patterson
Photographer of the Day: Christian Meermann
Photographer of the Day: Rob Dweck
Photographer of the Day: Karim Sahai
Photographer of the Day: Ric Rus

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Photographer of the Day: Cathy Seaver

Category: Sports Photograph: Cathy Seaver “Dressage” Cathy captures the beauty of horseback riding in this sharp, gorgeous image. The lighting here is spot on — giving depth to the horse’s coat. And the sharpness of the motion is impressive; Cathy

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Doting Doe by Seth Patterson

Photographer of the Day: Seth Patterson

Category: Nature Photographer: Seth Patterson Title: Doting Doe Babies. Is there any other subject that makes people go “Awwwwww!”? Yes. Animal babies; more so when we see animal parents in action. Patterson has captured an intimate mother and child moment.

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Rasta Aquarium (5) by Christian Meermann

Photographer of the Day: Christian Meermann

Category: Nature Photographer: Christian Meermann Title: Rasta Aquarium (5) Nature is full of patterns. Some fixed; some flowing. Meermann’s lovely detail shot of sea anemone captures both the fixed patterns of color and the flowing patterns of shape and motion.

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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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A Young Reindeer by Karim Sahai

Photographer of the Day: Karim Sahai

Category: Nature Photographer: Karim Sahai Title: A Young Reindeer I know summer is almost here, but how about a little Christmas magic? When I first saw this image, I thought for certain it was a digital painting. I was wrong.

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Goldfinches feeding before the snowstorm by Ric Rus

Photographer of the Day: Ric Rus

Category: Nature Photographer: Ric Rus Title: Goldfinches feeding before the snowstorm Overall execution is spot on, but that is not why I chose this image. In a word, dynamic. If you’ve ever watched the frenetic madhouse that is songbirds at

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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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