With winter now in full swing, we want to see your best celebration photographs for our January Photographer of the Day feature! Whether it's celebrating with friends and family during the holidays or how you partied like it was 2004 for high school graduation, submit your photos today for consideration. This summer, we made some changes to our Photographer of the day feature, and have highlighted a new category every Friday each month. So far we’ve enjoyed seeing your astrophotography, wedding, pet, horror, food and snow submissions — now … [Read more...] about Show us how you party for Photographer of the Day!
Twenty years ago today, during the infancy of the internet and before the tech bubble, Photofocus.com was born. We have been here through the rise of digital and the demise of film. We have chronicled the times from disposable cameras, and point and shoot cameras that a few people carried to the ubiquitous camera in all of our purses and pockets — the smartphone. We have reviewed, opined, interviewed and educated our readers about photographic trends, gear, inspiring image makers and photography itself. Our mission is to help our readers … [Read more...] about It’s our birthday! Photofocus turns 20 today
We are so lucky! We get to be present for the most memorable and special days in people's lives. In fact, most of the time our pictures end up being the memory people keep from the day, the image in their mind is one of the photos we made. This is true for weddings, reunions, birthday parties and even funerals. But you can do a little more for your clients and subjects. You can remind them to make pictures on the anniversary of those days, and offer to do it for them. B-days and Anniversaries Birthdays and anniversaries are the simplest to … [Read more...] about Portrait Tips: Make Special Day Portraits
Many of us end up photographing events each year. There are weddings, little league games, family reunions, birthdays, quinceañeras, anniversaries, corporate events, and the list goes on. Whether you're hired to shoot or photographing your own family, I've got a simple tip to help you sort through your photos faster and find the gems more efficiently. I took 912 pictures at a corporate event the other day, but I knew my client needed fewer than 100 pictures. When you shoot a corporate event, it's important that you deliver only the best … [Read more...] about Sort Faster and Find Your Best Pictures