One of the keys to successful portrait photography is learning that the most important buttons you can push are not on your camera.
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.
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
I was recently given the new LG G4 smartphone to try out by my friends at ThreeUK. Theres a lot I could write about the software, shape etcetera, but Im
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
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
Editor’s Note: This week, we’re focussing on onOne Software’s Perfect Photo Suite. We’ve asked several Photofocus writers to each make a tutorial. We’ll also have a free preset pack at
It can be overwhelming to arrive at a beautiful landscape to make pictures, or to a portrait shoot and be faced with making great pictures on demand. When I make
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
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
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
As someone who learned photography in the Age of Analog, I often find myself cringing when I see those who have only ever known digital, under-utilizing the power of black
We know that not all of you could attend live, but boy did you miss a great Google Hangout this month. Hosts Rob Sylvan and Levi Sim were joined by
Nikon D800, 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6 VR lens @ 170mm, f/9, 1/200s, ISO 200. As you’ll see in the video below, the finishing touches for a black and white image often makes
Nikon D7000, 85mm f/1.8 D lens, f/5.6, 1/125s, ISO 400. Great black and white images require more than simply removing the color, and Lightroom 5 is a really powerful tool
Nikon D800, 70-200mm f/2.8 VRII lens @155mm, f/10, 1/125s, ISO 200, finished in Lightroom 5 How do you know which images will look good as black white? I think just
There are so many ways to convert your color photo to black and white. But today, I’m going to show you a few of my favorite and easiest (in my
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
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.
Rich Harrington has two special guests on this week’s show. We’re joined by Dave Wilson, a freelance art photographer from Texas. Dave shares his approach to getting the best shot
A few readers have asked for some Apple oriented tutorials… and I’d like to oblige. I’m actually a big fan of iPhoto as a great tool for emerging photographers and