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Fixing Camera Shake with Photoshop

Adobe’s new Shake Reduction tool is great for fixing a blurry image due to camera shake. It’s not a replacement for solid photography skills. It should only be used as a last resort.

Custom Camera Calibration in Lightroom

A few months back I wrote an article, “Click Away Digital is Free, or is it?” after my trusty Nikon D700 died. It was replaced with the latest and great

Zeroing Out Your Camera

Have you ever finished a shoot only to find your ISO was set too high or panic because you weren’t sure which camera setting was messing up your shot? Taking a few minutes zeroing out your camera after a shoot will prevent lost images and reduce frustration.

For God’s Sake, Hold Your Camera Correctly!

The first lesson in photography that most people overlook is how to hold a camera. “For God’s sake, hold your camera correctly” is a short article teaching you how to hold your camera as Vanelli tells a story why this article was written.

How to Find a Model

Need to experiment on a new lighting technique but you don’t have a model? “Finding a Model” offers a few tips on where and how to find a model to work with.

Simply Stunning: Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8

I gotta say, I loved using this lens. Sigma has really out done themselves. I know some people say they’ve owned Sigma lenses and the photos were poorthose lenses were

Which iPhone 6 Should a Photographer Buy?

If you’re like us… you’re staying up at night and worried. It’s time to make some hard decisions… ones that will have long lasting consequences. It’s time to decide which

Hyperlapse

Hyperlapse delivers smooth POV time lapse

Today, I came across a technology called Hyperlapse from Microsoft that could bring new life to a dead project. My old footage will no longer remain on the shelf because Hyperlapse solves a unique problem.

SnapPiCam

The Emerging Open Source Camera

Software drives most modern camera innovation. However, this software lives in a proprietary walled garden. Intrepid hackers have delivered unsupported hacks, but these void warranties and add complexity to the shooting process. Isn’t there a better way?

ThinkTank’s Photo CityWalker 10

One of our friends here at Photofocus, ThinkTank Photo, recently sent me a bag to review: the CityWalker 10 in blue. Because I had recently purchased the Fuji X-T1 camera,

10 Tips for Healthy Camera Memory Cards

Memory Card Healthcare Lets talk memory cards. We all have them, need them and use them. But what does it all mean? Lets discuss taking care of our cards and

Hot Gear: Sigma 50mm 1.4 and Panasonic GH4

In a recent conversation with Chase Reynolds over at LensRentals, we couldn’t wait to talk about all the new “hot gear”. They see quite a bit of inventory come and

Camera Bag Metering

More often than not when shooting in the mixed light of partially-shaded areas, such as under canopy or near water where available light can be a spotty mixture of shadow

Product Review: MAKO HAUS Camera Straps

As photographers, we are always scoping out good camera straps and when you are around other photographers. It’s a topic that usually comes up especially if someone has a decent

Which Brand Cameras Do You Regularly Use?

It’s time for the Question of the Week. We’d like to know which brand cameras you regularly shoot with. Feel free to choose more than one answer or write in

Shoot Photos with a Motion Sensor

Recently, Scott Bourne reviewed TriggerTrap (an app and cable combination that gives you a lot of custom control over your camera). I’ve since become huge fan and have made it

Enter to win a new camera, a Spider Holster prize package and more!

It’s our birthday, and we want to celebrate with you! Check out our 21st birthday contest and enter to win a new camera, Drobo 8D, X-Rite calibration tools, XPozer prints, Skylum software and more!

Plus, by entering you’re automatically eligible to win one of our monthly prizes. This month we’re giving away a Spider Holster package and a gift card from B&H Photo!