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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...
Composition tells the story & feelings within a scene
(Editor’s note: Bob Coates is a photographer whose talents stretch over many genres. Bob has authored books and articles on photography....
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...
Cropping tricks in Lightroom Classic
One of my most used tools in Lightroom Classic has to be the cropping tool. While simple at its core,...
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...
Quick Tip: Save time, crop in camera
A quick tip to save time by cropping in camera.
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...
Portrait photographers: Save time, crop in camera
Did you know you can change the aspect ratio to 5:4 making it perfect for an 8×10 or 16×20 portrait?...
Quick Tip: Crop for impact
Learn when to crop for impact and when not to crop to ensure the image tells the real story
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...
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...
How Do I Crop to a Specific Ratio in Lightroom
How do I crop to a specific ratio? from Lightroom: Tips and Quick Fixes by Richard Harrington Learn strategies to...

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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Cropping tricks in Lightroom Classic

One of my most used tools in Lightroom Classic has to be the cropping tool. While simple at its core, it can have a substantial effect to your photographs. And while we all know how to click and drag each

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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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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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Cropping tricks in Lightroom Classic

One of my most used tools in Lightroom Classic has to be the cropping tool. While simple at its core, it can have a substantial effect to your photographs. And while we all know how to click and drag each

Read More

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 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

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.

Read More

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

Read More
Lisa Robinson's weekly History of Photography Column

History of Photography: Industrialization

In the late 1800’s the world was beginning to take shape into something more of what it looks like today. Industrialization was coming to cities and taking them, literally, to the next level. Ships were being built larger and larger.

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