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Three easy ways to use the Rule of Thirds
Composition tells the story and feelings within a scene
Cropping tricks in Lightroom Classic
Create specific photo sizes in three easy steps for social media using Photoshop
Composition in photography can be learned
Cropping with a preset in Lightroom Classic
Get the perfect crop with CompositionAI
Rotating crop orientation in Lightroom Classic
Weekly Wrap-Up: February 3-9, 2019
Speed posing: Three types of circles
Quick Tip: Save time, crop in camera
Weekly Wrap-Up: November 4-10, 2018

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Composition in photography can be learned

Recently someone commented on one of my images: “I wish I had your eye for composition.” My reply: Composition can be learned. Art classes in high school and college helped me learn the basics of composition, color, lines, shapes and

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Cropping with a preset in Lightroom Classic

Note: This post is from our book Develop Great Images in Lightroom (available for iBooks). Often when I crop, its all about precision. I frequently need to crop to a specific aspect ratio. Sometimes it’s for the screen (video projects and

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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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Rotating crop orientation in Lightroom Classic

When cropping photos in Lightroom Classic, typically you would retain a horizontal crop for a horizontal image, and a vertical crop for a vertical image. But as you’ll learn in this quick video, you can also quickly rotate the crop

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Weekly Wrap-Up: February 3-9, 2019

The Weekly Wrap-up compiles interesting articles published this week on Photofocus. This week, we learned about finishing studio portraits in Perfectly Clear, a camera’s exposure, traveling to Antarctica, cropping in Lightroom Classic, and found out some quick tips for nature

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Speed posing: Three types of circles

Editor’s note: This is a guest article from Florida-based wedding photographer Richie Acevedo. Richie was one of the first photographers mentored by Vanelli many years ago. Impressed with how far he has come, Vanelli suggested Richie start sharing his knowledge

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Weekly Wrap-Up: November 4-10, 2018

Welcome to a brand new feature — the Weekly Wrap-Up — a compendium of some of the articles published this week on Photofocus. Controlling the “feel” of an image with the Illuminati meter After years of shooting, I also tend to

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When in doubt, shoot wide and crop later

If you don’t have a clear direction or you are unsure of the final output size when shooting, consider shooting wide and cropping later. Here are a few examples of when shooting wide and cropping later saved the shot.

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cropping-lrc

Cropping with a preset in Lightroom Classic

Note: This post is from our book Develop Great Images in Lightroom (available for iBooks). Often when I crop, its all about precision. I frequently need to crop to a specific aspect ratio. Sometimes it’s for the screen (video projects and

Read More
Luminar AI Quick Tip: Composition AI - youtube

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

Read More
7G8A7619

Rotating crop orientation in Lightroom Classic

When cropping photos in Lightroom Classic, typically you would retain a horizontal crop for a horizontal image, and a vertical crop for a vertical image. But as you’ll learn in this quick video, you can also quickly rotate the crop

Read More
wrapup-020919

Weekly Wrap-Up: February 3-9, 2019

The Weekly Wrap-up compiles interesting articles published this week on Photofocus. This week, we learned about finishing studio portraits in Perfectly Clear, a camera’s exposure, traveling to Antarctica, cropping in Lightroom Classic, and found out some quick tips for nature

Read More
Featured-Speed Posing-three circles

Speed posing: Three types of circles

Editor’s note: This is a guest article from Florida-based wedding photographer Richie Acevedo. Richie was one of the first photographers mentored by Vanelli many years ago. Impressed with how far he has come, Vanelli suggested Richie start sharing his knowledge

Read More
weekly-wrapup-111018

Weekly Wrap-Up: November 4-10, 2018

Welcome to a brand new feature — the Weekly Wrap-Up — a compendium of some of the articles published this week on Photofocus. Controlling the “feel” of an image with the Illuminati meter After years of shooting, I also tend to

Read More
Featured- When in doubt shoot wide crop later

When in doubt, shoot wide and crop later

If you don’t have a clear direction or you are unsure of the final output size when shooting, consider shooting wide and cropping later. Here are a few examples of when shooting wide and cropping later saved the shot.

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Portrait Tips: Crop the Top

When you make a portrait, your aim should be for maximum impact. Emotion, lighting, and movement all lend impact to a picture, but the way you frame the photo also makes a huge difference. the closer you get to your

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