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Weekly Wrap-Up: January 13-19, 2019
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Photographer of the Day: Allan Jones
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Photographer of the Day: Baspherical

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Weekly Wrap-Up: January 13-19, 2019

The Weekly Wrap-up compiles interesting articles published this week on Photofocus. This week, we learned about beauty standards, creating a snow scene, using Lume Cubes with holiday lights, selling photography online, people in architecture and mobile sync with ACDSee.

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Alan Jones, Photographer of the Day with his study "Emily Hardisty."

Photographer of the Day: Allan Jones

Category: Beauty Photographer: Allan Jones Photo: “Emily Hardisty” A soft, almost painterly portrait of Emily Hardisty earns Alan Jones today’s honor. This study of a face shows beauty in her pose, her quiet pensiveness and knowing eyes. Moreover, the blur of

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Milk Bath Relaxation is the Photofocus Photographer of the Day kudo maker for Jeff Goldberg

Photographer of the Day: Jeff Goldberg

Category: Beauty Photographer: Jeff Goldberg Photo: “Milk Bath Relaxation” Flowers both plant and mammal floating in milk. What a lovely idea! The colors surrounding the model compliment and mirror her complexion and her lips. The casual pose along with the model’s

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Photographer of the Day Baspherical with Display Dummy, Düsseldorf".

Photographer of the Day: Baspherical

Category: Beauty Photographer: Baspherical Photo: “Display Dummy, Düsseldorf” An otherworldly, film-noir look into a possible future is evoked with this offering-“Display Dummy, Düsseldorf.” A close look causes wonder in the texture of the lips and skin as to whether the

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Photographer of the day honors go to Thomas Salinka with "Face-Anastasia"

Photographer of the Day: Thomas Salinka

Category: Beauty Photographer: Thomas Salinka Photo: “Face-Anastasia” The quiet reveal of the model’s strong eyebrow and her eye in “Face-Anastasia” grabs the viewer. Is she being revealed or is the zipper being closed shutting her off from her audience? These

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"Untitled" earns Plane Sight Images kudos as Photographer of the Day on Photofocus.

Photographer of the Day: Plane Sight Images

Category: Beauty Photographer: Plane Sight Images Photo: “Untitled” Beauty is ageless. The serenity of the woman in “Untitled” is heartwarming. Her casual pose in an ancient church in France shows someone who is at peace, comfortable being herself. The painterly

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Photofocus photographer of the day is Bernhard Garbers with his portrait "Esther van Leeuwen".

Photographer of the Day: Bernhard Garbers

Category: Beauty Photographer: Bernhard Garbers Photo: “Esther van Leeuwen” Beauty isn’t always slick, styled and made up. Beauty shows through power, determination and grit. Today’s photographer of the day, Bernhard Garbers returns with his portrait “Esther van Leeuwen.” Her features

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Photofocus Photographer of the Day is KBT Images with "Kristy Louise"

Photographer of the Day: KBT Images

Category: Beauty Photographer: KBT Images Photo: “Kristy Louise” High wire act or in this case, dangling from chains features aerial artist, Kristy Louise, shrouded in smoke in full flight. The photograph features her flexibility as well as the “this-is-what-I-do-everyday” expression

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Photographer of the Day Jeff Goldberg with "Full Moon Glamour".

Photographer of the Day: Jeff Goldberg

Category: Beauty Photographer: Jeff Goldberg Photo: “Full Moon Glamour” Beauty. Glamour. What is the difference? Today’s photographer of the day image does both. The glamourous lighting couples gracefully with the pose and expression of the subject under the full moon.

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How to be satisfied with your own photography

If you consider yourself as a perfectionist in your photography or other creative endeavors, you’ll always feel unsatisfied with your work. Perfection does not equate to excellence, and we have to be mindful to not let it consume our work.

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Why choosing the right focal length matters

Among the first technical things that every photographer has to learn is choosing the right lens for the job. It’s not so much as picking up the right brand, but more of choosing the right focal length that will best

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Get the perfect crop with CompositionAI

With CompositionAI in the new LuminarAI, you can get the perfect copy and fix perspective issues in no time flat. Photofocus publisher Rich Harrington shows you how to get things done. Save on LuminarAI and get our free Boot Camp

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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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