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The power of magnets: A look at the Freewell Magnetic VND filter system
Groundbreaking lens filters featuring automatic wiper blades to wipe water away
In search of a perfect filter system, part one
Tips on using circular polarizing filters
Photoshop Neural Filters: The good, the bad and the not-so-good
Using filters to control light
Alter Rapid Filter System a must-have in any camera bag
The evolution of an image begins at the camera
How To: Use Colored Filters in Luminar 2018 for Black and White Portraits
Tech Corner: Infra Red Filtration for Digital Cameras
How to Use Luminar’s Brushes, Filters and Masks – Part 2
How to Use Luminar’s Brushes, Filters and Masks – Part 1

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Tips on using circular polarizing filters

One of the major challenges in landscape photography is managing reflected light, especially when working around water. The single best way to subdue reflection is to use a circular polarizing filter (B&H | Amazon) to control the amount of scattered

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Using filters to control light

There are times when the available light does NOT work in your favor. Perhaps you want a longer exposure of a waterfall to obtain that soft silky water effect, but there is too much light. Even when your exposures are

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Dreamy monochrome seashore scene with moody sky

The evolution of an image begins at the camera

My husband (Photofocus contributor Steve Eilenberg) frequently chides me for not editing tightly enough, of hanging on to image files that I “will never use and never show”. There is some truth to this.  I have no problem doing the

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Photofocus Quick Tip Lightroom

Quick Tip: Locking the Attribute Filters

In some cases you may want to “lock” the filter criteria you’ve set in Lightroom when searching for a particular image, so the same filter criteria will remain in place even as you navigate among different folders. In this quick

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LUTs

What the heck are LUTs?

What are LUTs? Do you know what a LUT is? You may not unless you have worked with video editing and color grading. LUT stands for Look Up Table. A LUT is a file that transforms one range of colors

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JuliePowell_Filters_header-1

Using filters to control light

There are times when the available light does NOT work in your favor. Perhaps you want a longer exposure of a waterfall to obtain that soft silky water effect, but there is too much light. Even when your exposures are

Read More
Dreamy monochrome seashore scene with moody sky

The evolution of an image begins at the camera

My husband (Photofocus contributor Steve Eilenberg) frequently chides me for not editing tightly enough, of hanging on to image files that I “will never use and never show”. There is some truth to this.  I have no problem doing the

Read More
Photofocus Quick Tip Lightroom

Quick Tip: Locking the Attribute Filters

In some cases you may want to “lock” the filter criteria you’ve set in Lightroom when searching for a particular image, so the same filter criteria will remain in place even as you navigate among different folders. In this quick

Read More
LUTs

What the heck are LUTs?

What are LUTs? Do you know what a LUT is? You may not unless you have worked with video editing and color grading. LUT stands for Look Up Table. A LUT is a file that transforms one range of colors

Read More
Using Neutral Density to Tame Time

Tech Corner: Neutral Density Filters

Neutral Density Filters There are times when there’s just too much light! Sometimes it’s too much for our eyes, and we need sunglasses. Sometimes, it’s too much for our photography or cinematography. For these times, we can employ neutral density

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