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Five Tips on Photographing a Model in a Hotel Room (NSFW)
C-47: The most useful tool you have in your laundry room.
Lighting with China Balls
“What’s that say?”
“What’s in Your Bag?” Stuff!
Hot Hair Lights
Smoke and Mirrors
Camouflaging Shadows
Pictage is Closing their Doors. What are Your Options?
Printing is the Lost Art of Photography
Photofocus Podcast April 5, 2015 — Scott Bourne and Jennifer Rozenbaum
Photofocus Podcast March 15, 2015 — Cindy Harter Sims and Lou Freeman

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“What’s that say?”

There’s a rule about having numbers or letters in a shot, “Your eyes will always go to the letters and numbers first to see what they say.” I was planning on a personal project to have Wonder Woman breaking some

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“What’s in Your Bag?” Stuff!

What’s in your bag? Do you really think that the cameras and lenses that are in my bag are going to get you my job? Stop! I’m not being arrogant, however, how you shoot and I shoot are so radically

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Hot Hair Lights

I’m a huge advocate of creating depth in a photograph. One of the ways is to use a back light or at times referred to as a hair light when shooting talent. Some of the challenges I might have are

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Smoke and Mirrors

We have all used smoke machines on sets, they’re great, they create mood and help enhance lighting. We have all seen those amazing light beams.Smoke machines are handled on set by the Special Effects crew. Over the years I have

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Camouflaging Shadows

“Your greatest curse could be your greatest blessing” Shadows, at times they are such a curse, but with a bit of creative manipulating they can be a wonderful blessing. When working on a Hollywood set there are times I’ll will

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Pictage is Closing their Doors. What are Your Options?

If you’re a photo studio or photographer who uses Pictage to host and sell your photos, you likely have quite a shock this week. On August 24th, Pictage posted the following message to their users: The Closing of Pictage https://discover.pictage.com/pictage-update-20150824

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Printing is the Lost Art of Photography

Why are prints are so important? Printing is a part of many photographers business or workflow that can be improved. Most of us don’t know how to print or even understand the basics of printing. Sure, the ease of going

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Photofocus Podcast March 15, 2015 — Cindy Harter Sims and Lou Freeman

This week’s podcast interviews photographers Cindy Harter Sims about printmaking and competitions. Then we catch up with well-known glamour photographer Lou Freeman. Tune in and get inspired. [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/195966249″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”175″ iframe=”true” /] Get the show here or get

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Malcom

Hot Hair Lights

I’m a huge advocate of creating depth in a photograph. One of the ways is to use a back light or at times referred to as a hair light when shooting talent. Some of the challenges I might have are

Read More
TacOps-2

Smoke and Mirrors

We have all used smoke machines on sets, they’re great, they create mood and help enhance lighting. We have all seen those amazing light beams.Smoke machines are handled on set by the Special Effects crew. Over the years I have

Read More
Feature Image

Camouflaging Shadows

“Your greatest curse could be your greatest blessing” Shadows, at times they are such a curse, but with a bit of creative manipulating they can be a wonderful blessing. When working on a Hollywood set there are times I’ll will

Read More
CREATE-303-header

Pictage is Closing their Doors. What are Your Options?

If you’re a photo studio or photographer who uses Pictage to host and sell your photos, you likely have quite a shock this week. On August 24th, Pictage posted the following message to their users: The Closing of Pictage https://discover.pictage.com/pictage-update-20150824

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p282126377-5 copy

Printing is the Lost Art of Photography

Why are prints are so important? Printing is a part of many photographers business or workflow that can be improved. Most of us don’t know how to print or even understand the basics of printing. Sure, the ease of going

Read More
PFpodcastart

Photofocus Podcast March 15, 2015 — Cindy Harter Sims and Lou Freeman

This week’s podcast interviews photographers Cindy Harter Sims about printmaking and competitions. Then we catch up with well-known glamour photographer Lou Freeman. Tune in and get inspired. [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/195966249″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”175″ iframe=”true” /] Get the show here or get

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Meet Photofocus Contributor: Greg Sims

Some artists are born with a beautiful artistic eye, and others are very knowledgeable in the techniques of photography. This particular photographer possesses both characteristics and we are more than thrilled to have Greg Sims a regular author and contributor

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Meet Photofocus Contributor: Kevin Ames

Kevin Ames is a commercial photographer immersed in creativity. He shoots fashion, intimate portraits, executive portraits, high-end interiors and works extensively in the arena of digital retouching. And now, we’re proud to have him a part of the Authors &

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