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Weekly Wrap-Up: January 20-26, 2019
Shutter Priority and when to use it
Understanding exposure: The aperture setting
Aperture Priority: What’s it good for?
The advantage of Auto ISO
How to get perfect exposures on a sunny day
Photography 101: How to read and understand a histogram
Photography 101: How does noise happen at a low ISO?
Quick Tip: Use Sparklers to Get Exposures Right for Fireworks
Quick Tip: Match Exposures in Lightroom Classic
How do I fix an image that’s too dark in Lightroom?

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Understanding exposure: The aperture setting

Exposure is the process of choosing the correct settings on your camera to produce a picture that “looks right;” not too bright, not too dark, and sharp where it should be. While your camera will figure all of this out

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Aperture Priority: What’s it good for?

As a working photographer, I’m always looking for the most efficient way to create high-quality images. There are hundreds of things to keep track of during a photoshoot, but nailing the exposure is definitely one of the most important. Choosing

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The advantage of Auto ISO

In photography, ISO is a rating of your camera sensor’s sensitivity to light. A lower ISO like 50 or 100 means that the sensor will require longer shutter speeds and larger apertures to properly expose an image. A higher ISO

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How to get perfect exposures on a sunny day

We’ve been having a really, really long summer in Michigan. Lots of humidity, lots of warm temperatures and lots of sun. Last weekend, I shot for seven hours outdoors over the course of Saturday and Sunday. And while it took

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Quick Tip: Match Exposures in Lightroom Classic

Have a series of photographs that have different exposure settings? While synchronizing your develop settings from picture to picture brings over all the adjustments you’ve made, it doesn’t take into account different exposure settings you used while capturing the image.

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DSLR Video Weekly: Exposure and Focus

This is article #16 in the DSLR Video Weekly series.  If you’d like the whole thing in one shot, check out the book Creating DSLR Video: From Snapshots to Great Shots. Once you get the hang of video, be sure to monetize

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Full Eclipse in HDR – Expert Advice

It’s last minute getting ready for the eclipse, have you listened to any experts for advice?  Well, I found myself in the middle of a great conversation, and I want to pass it on so as many photographers as possible

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Join us for our new webinar series!

Starting this week, be sure to join Photofocus for the start of our new webinar series! Every Tuesday and Wednesday, we’ll be hosting a live webinar for you to join. Be sure to get your questions ready as we talk

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Digital printing without expensive ink: The DNP DS620A

While the printed photograph is the final expression of a photographer’s vision, making inkjet prints is problematic and expensive. That’s why there are still labs printing photos. There is a printer company that offers affordable, ink-free prints for photographers to

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Why I love backlighting

Placing the main light source behind a subject often creates very cool moods (indoors and outdoors). Here’s why I love backlighting! What’s backlighting? Backlighting is any type of photography where the main light source comes from behind the subject. (The

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On Photography: Chanell Stone, 1992-present

“For many Black people, rural nature, places like national parks, aren’t very accessible, sometimes it’s the cost, but more often the issue is societal. As Black people, it feels like these rural spaces aren’t for us. I want to turn

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Should you use a cheap vintage lens adapter?

If you’ve been interested in adapting vintage lenses to your digital camera, you must also be already looking around for a vintage lens adapter to use. There’s one for every budget, but we’re sure you’re wondering, are the cheap options

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Five tips for the hiking photographer

Sharing pictures from beautiful places is one of my favorite things to do, especially when I’ve hiked to get there. However, if I suddenly had to choose between never making a picture for the rest of my life or never

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