B&W

Dwayne Wade photographed by Brian Smith

Push the Right Buttons

One of the keys to successful portrait photography is learning that the most important buttons you can push are not on your camera.

Joel Grimes – The Story Behind the Photo

Join Photofocus’ Melissa Niu and commercial photographer Joel Grimes as they explore the story behind one of Joel’s favorite photo composites with soccer player, Bailey.

Painting In HDR With Snapseed

Google’s Snapseed has undergone a facelift of late and one of the things Ive found helpful is the ability to brush in the HDR filter. Applying The HDR Scape Filter

Great Black and White Images with iOS 8

Editing photos on the native iOS platform has always been lacking in refinement, that is until iOS 8. Apple introduced a photo editor that was a one touch simple editor

Deep Red Lips…in Black & White

I get excited about black and white portraits, and it’s amazing how much color they really hold. Each color in a portrait is translated into a tone of grey, and

Leica M Monochrom

Leica M Monochrom: User Review

First things first; this is not a technical user review. Anyone can look up facts about the nuts and bolts of this (or any) camera, therefore I’m not going to

Colorize a Black and White Photo in Photoshop

Take a ‘boring’ black and white photo, and give it some color in Photoshop! This tutorial covers selection methods, Adjustment Layers, and Layer Masks, all of which will help you

Fearless Full Sun Shooting

Shooting in the full midday sun can present creative challenges to any photographer. The high position and brightness of the sun projects an even downward cast, leaving an exposure void

Diane Arbus | A Photographer You Should Know

Every weekend we spotlight a photographer who’s work has impacted the industry. Diane Arbus (19231971) was an American photographer and writer. Her specialty was black and white photography. She produced

How to Get Black and White Photos That Pop

There was a time all photos were made in black & white. Even when I started my days of photojournalism, we primarily shot, developed, and printed in black and white.