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Posing couples: The forehead kiss
Mind Your Own Business: Vanessa Joy discusses client expectations and relationship building
Surviving Wedding Portrait Sessions (Even When the Time is Cut in Half)
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Lightroom Live: Wedding Workflow With Lisa Robinson 8/28
Lightroom Live: Wedding Workflow With Lisa Robinson 8/28
Stories from the Set: Building a Wedding Shot List
Live Webinar: The Business of Wedding Photography with Lisa Robinson
Live Webinar: The Business of Wedding Photography with Lisa Robinson
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Photographing Women Beautifully with Matthew Jordan Smith

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Stories from the Set: Building a Wedding Shot List

Vanelli travels across the country, talking to some of the top photographers in the field as they share their experiences while shooting on set. You’ll soon learn that even season professionals encounter roadblocks during photo shoots. By staying calm under

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Photo of the Day: The Two of Us

Category: Family Photograph: by Bryan Esler, originally shared in the Photofocus 500px community right here. To learn how your work can be featured on the site, please read this article.

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Managing the “Pinterest” Bride

We live in an image driven world of social media. There’s no getting around it. Today’s photographers are dealing with clients who have access to millions more “ideas of imagery” than the clients of yesteryear. In the past, a bride

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Finding Your Niche

Everyone has a story about how they came to love photography. It seems some were practically born with a camera in their hands, some discovered their passion in their teen years as a way to express themselves, while others did

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Underwater Portraits with Directed Light

Underwater portraiture is a beautiful medium with many factors to consider that can’t be addressed within a single post, so we’ll start off here by focusing on one aspect: directing the light. Just like above water, the direction and quality

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Capture Cinematic Weddings Seminar Review

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending Capture Cinematic Weddings with Ray Roman in Fort Lauderdale. We learned how to maximize picture quality with proper exposure settings, understanding how to “master the speeches” and get perfect audio every time, and how to price & position our work to gain high-profile clients. It was great watching some of Ray’s favorite wedding films to help illustrate everything we were learning.

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Let it snow: Winter photography tips for snowy scenes

Gearing up to shoot gorgeous snowy scenes this frosty season? Winter photography comes with its own set of challenges, but many photographers simply can’t resist the charm of winter scenes. Whether you’re still looking for inspiration or some new ideas

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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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Choosing the RIGHT LENS — Why Focal Length MATTERS - youtube

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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