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Tech Corner: Photographic Filters for the Digital Age
It was not that long ago when I, or anyone who photographed commercially, stacked quite a few filters in front...
Mirrorless Camera Maniac: Olympus’s New f/1.2 Pro Lenses
Olympus have announced three pro-level lenses, and they all boast a wide aperture of f/1.2. Let's take a brief look...
Tech Corner: Photographing the 2017 Total Eclipse
(Editor's note: Photofocus author Steve Inglima premieres his Tech Corner column by explaining how to choose the right focal length...
Quick Tip: How to use a Polarizer
Recently I wrote an in depth article on circular polarizers, where and how they come in handy. To use a...
Gear Review: Formatt Hitech Firecrest Patrick Di Fruscia Essentials Kit
The folks at B&H recently sent me a great filter kit to put through its paces.  The Formatt Hitech Firecrest Patrick...
Creating Long Exposure Photography with Expanded Dynamic Range
People are often mesmerized by long exposures. Smooth water, the movement in clouds...it creates an artistic look in photographs that...
Got A New Camera? Get Luminar Pluto, Too
Luminar, by Macphun, is a photo finishing tool for Mac computers, and I'm really impressed. It's simple and intuitive to...
Instant Replay: Local Adjustment Tools with Glyn Dewis
Glyn Dewis joined Rob Sylvan and Levi Sim help you learn to master local adjustments. Global adjustments (changes that affect the...
The 411 on Lens Hoods
I often see photographers misusing an important piece of gear, and it's one of the simplest tools in your bag....
Easily Remove People from a Photo
I love relying on long exposure to capture light trails or to make water look like silk. I didn’t realize...
The Oil Paint filter is back in Photoshop!
The Oil Paint filter is back in Photoshop! Why was it removed? Your guess is as good as mine, but...
How to create snow in Photoshop
In today's Photoshop tip, learn how to create snow using a custom brush, filters, and an adjustment layer. Similar techniques...
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Tech Corner: Photographing the 2017 Total Eclipse

(Editor’s note: Photofocus author Steve Inglima premieres his Tech Corner column by explaining how to choose the right focal length lens to photograph this month’s eclipse along with a great set of tips on how to do it. Read Steve’s

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Quick Tip: How to use a Polarizer

Recently I wrote an in depth article on circular polarizers, where and how they come in handy. To use a polarizer, screw the filter onto the front of your lens (using the right filter size, of course!). Once it is

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Got A New Camera? Get Luminar Pluto, Too

Luminar, by Macphun, is a photo finishing tool for Mac computers, and I’m really impressed. It’s simple and intuitive to use. I think if you’re a new photographer that this is probably the best photo software for you. As a

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The 411 on Lens Hoods

I often see photographers misusing an important piece of gear, and it’s one of the simplest tools in your bag. Many lenses come with a lens hood, and right now I’ll show you why you have it and why you

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The Oil Paint filter is back in Photoshop!

The Oil Paint filter is back in Photoshop! Why was it removed? Your guess is as good as mine, but it’s back! In this tutorial, I take a look at two examples of how it can be used. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUFfsLpwk3Y&w=1280&h=720]

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How to create snow in Photoshop

In today’s Photoshop tip, learn how to create snow using a custom brush, filters, and an adjustment layer. Similar techniques can be used to create rain, as well! [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zjEoMzve_t0&w=1280&h=720]

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Quick Tip: How to use a Polarizer

Recently I wrote an in depth article on circular polarizers, where and how they come in handy. To use a polarizer, screw the filter onto the front of your lens (using the right filter size, of course!). Once it is

Read More

Got A New Camera? Get Luminar Pluto, Too

Luminar, by Macphun, is a photo finishing tool for Mac computers, and I’m really impressed. It’s simple and intuitive to use. I think if you’re a new photographer that this is probably the best photo software for you. As a

Read More

The 411 on Lens Hoods

I often see photographers misusing an important piece of gear, and it’s one of the simplest tools in your bag. Many lenses come with a lens hood, and right now I’ll show you why you have it and why you

Read More

The Oil Paint filter is back in Photoshop!

The Oil Paint filter is back in Photoshop! Why was it removed? Your guess is as good as mine, but it’s back! In this tutorial, I take a look at two examples of how it can be used. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUFfsLpwk3Y&w=1280&h=720]

Read More

How to create snow in Photoshop

In today’s Photoshop tip, learn how to create snow using a custom brush, filters, and an adjustment layer. Similar techniques can be used to create rain, as well! [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zjEoMzve_t0&w=1280&h=720]

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