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How I got the shot: Raspberries
I often get asked to break down, HOW I got the shot, so I thought I would share a fairly...
Weekly Wrap-Up: September 22-28, 2019
The last week of summer closes out with lots of great reads on Photofocus this week. We kicked off fall...
Benefits to capturing behind the scenes images
(Editor’s Note: We’d like to welcome this post from Troy Plota. Troy is the Co-Founder and President of Plotaverse, makers...
How to Boost Your Portfolio and Build Credibility
One of the predicaments many new photographers find themselves in is quite painful - they don't have a robust portfolio...
Behind the Scenes: Pasta on a Fork
When photographing food, adding a utensil in the scene can imply the action of someone getting ready to eat the...
Behind the Scenes with Dave Black
We had a chance to catch up with Dave Black at Photoshop World last month in Las Vegas. He sat...
Adding Light – The Difference Just One Light Can Make
When I first started out with photography, natural light was my best friend. I didn't have money for lights, so...
Keep the Color in Your Lens Flare with Flash
Depending on what school of thought you come from there are a few rules that we're going to break in...
A Simple Setup for Product Photography on a Graduated Background
For the past nine weeks I have been taking a ceramics class here in Portland, and on the last day...
There and Back Again, Iceland
Some months ago, my friend Geoffrey Orthwein told me he was working on a screenplay with Andrew Sullivan. They hoped...
Elevate Your Viewpoint For More Unique Photographs
We'd like to welcome Erik Valind to Photofocus. Be sure to catch his classes at Photoshop World in Atlanta April...

How I got the shot: Raspberries

I often get asked to break down, HOW I got the shot, so I thought I would share a fairly common type of still life image I captured and break it down. This time, I’m talking raspberries. Behind the scenes

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Weekly Wrap-Up: September 22-28, 2019

The last week of summer closes out with lots of great reads on Photofocus this week. We kicked off fall with a bang this week on Photofocus, with Lauri Novak starting the week off with some great fall photography ideas

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Benefits to capturing behind the scenes images

(Editor’s Note: We’d like to welcome this post from Troy Plota. Troy is the Co-Founder and President of Plotaverse, makers of the Plotaverse suite of apps that can turn any still content into state of the art looping videos. Learn

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Behind the Scenes: Pasta on a Fork

When photographing food, adding a utensil in the scene can imply the action of someone getting ready to eat the food, which can “humanize” your photograph and make it more relatable. However, in many cases it is difficult to hand-hold

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Behind the Scenes with Dave Black

We had a chance to catch up with Dave Black at Photoshop World last month in Las Vegas. He sat with Photofocus’ Pamela Berry to go behind the scenes of 5 of his most recent commercial jobs, showing us how he set up and lit each image and got an amazing shot.

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Copyright 2014 Doug Daulton

There and Back Again, Iceland

Some months ago, my friend Geoffrey Orthwein told me he was working on a screenplay with Andrew Sullivan. They hoped to shoot it in the summer of 2014 and asked if I would be interested in producing the film. Of course, I said “Yes”

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Behind the Scenes: Pasta on a Fork

When photographing food, adding a utensil in the scene can imply the action of someone getting ready to eat the food, which can “humanize” your photograph and make it more relatable. However, in many cases it is difficult to hand-hold

Read More

Behind the Scenes with Dave Black

We had a chance to catch up with Dave Black at Photoshop World last month in Las Vegas. He sat with Photofocus’ Pamela Berry to go behind the scenes of 5 of his most recent commercial jobs, showing us how he set up and lit each image and got an amazing shot.

Read More
Copyright 2014 Doug Daulton

There and Back Again, Iceland

Some months ago, my friend Geoffrey Orthwein told me he was working on a screenplay with Andrew Sullivan. They hoped to shoot it in the summer of 2014 and asked if I would be interested in producing the film. Of course, I said “Yes”

Read More

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