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Fixing background problems with the new Portrait BokehAI tool in LuminarAI
Three tips to create more bokeh in your photos
How to create a bokeh background using water
Portrait photography tips: Three ways to hide a messy background
Portrait Tips: Just get your knees dirty to get a good background
How to control your background
Four ways to photograph white backgrounds
Portrait Tips: Pretty leaves don’t make a good portrait
Portrait Tips: Instant variety with PortaScreen
Close-up liberation: How to maximize your macro setup
Easy ways to create bokeh
Weekly Wrap-Up: August 11-17, 2019

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If You Want Great Images Learn To Control The Background! - youtube

How to control your background

One of the things that noticeably separate novices from pros is how the background looks. This is especially the case for portraits and close-up shots, which often look so much better with out of focus backgrounds. It effectively eliminates distracting

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Four ways to photograph white backgrounds

Sometimes the simplest things can produce the most results. Sometimes the least expensive things can open up more doors than you ever thought was possible. Sometimes photography feels like magic. White backgrounds are such things. Below, I will be sharing

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Easy ways to create bokeh

Bokeh is a word you use to describe the effect of the blur or out of focus background that you get when shooting a subject. Simply put, bokeh is the pleasing or aesthetic quality of the out-of-focus blur in your

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The weekly wrap-up on Photofocus for August 11-17, 2019

Weekly Wrap-Up: August 11-17, 2019

Lots going on during the dog days of summer here at Photofocus. Photoshop becomes more fun with the Logickeyboard in a Levi Sim review. Julie Powell riffs on fractal prism filters for portraits. Mykii Liu praises Lightroom Classic’s GPU upgrade

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How to remove background distractions

Sometimes, no matter how hard you try, there are distracting elements in the background of your photos. As photographers, we do our best to fix these distractions while we are shooting, but some slip through. Here’s how to remove distracting

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If You Want Great Images Learn To Control The Background! - youtube

How to control your background

One of the things that noticeably separate novices from pros is how the background looks. This is especially the case for portraits and close-up shots, which often look so much better with out of focus backgrounds. It effectively eliminates distracting

Read More
white backgrounds

Four ways to photograph white backgrounds

Sometimes the simplest things can produce the most results. Sometimes the least expensive things can open up more doors than you ever thought was possible. Sometimes photography feels like magic. White backgrounds are such things. Below, I will be sharing

Read More
Erin Holmstead Photography-79

Easy ways to create bokeh

Bokeh is a word you use to describe the effect of the blur or out of focus background that you get when shooting a subject. Simply put, bokeh is the pleasing or aesthetic quality of the out-of-focus blur in your

Read More
The weekly wrap-up on Photofocus for August 11-17, 2019

Weekly Wrap-Up: August 11-17, 2019

Lots going on during the dog days of summer here at Photofocus. Photoshop becomes more fun with the Logickeyboard in a Levi Sim review. Julie Powell riffs on fractal prism filters for portraits. Mykii Liu praises Lightroom Classic’s GPU upgrade

Read More
Featured Image - Remove distractions from background

How to remove background distractions

Sometimes, no matter how hard you try, there are distracting elements in the background of your photos. As photographers, we do our best to fix these distractions while we are shooting, but some slip through. Here’s how to remove distracting

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Portrait Tips: Try color to liven up a shoot

I know, I know, I’m always saying that the background is just in the back and the important thing is your subject. It kinda drives me crazy when photographers pull their hair trying to find backgrounds for their shoots. The

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