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Weekly Wrap-Up: June 23-29, 2019
Get fired up for fireworks
How to focus in the dark with infinity focus
Photographer of the Day: cinzio Farinelli
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Weekly Wrap-Up: June 23-29, 2019

This week, Julie Powell explored how to create and use presets in Lightroom Classic, Vanelli taught us about how to get a reliable backup solution on the cheap and Bob Coates got us ready for the big fireworks! Also this

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Get fired up for fireworks

Fireworks come but once a tear for many of us. It calls for specialized settings in order to get the most out of our 30-40 minute opportunity each year. I know I’ve always got to go back and review previous

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Photographer of the Day: cinzio Farinelli

Category: Celebrations Photographer: cinzio Farinelli Photo: “pirotecnica a moncalieri..” Whatever the reason, pyrotechnics are always a fun way to celebrate. Whether it’s small, handheld sparklers or big fireworks, they really can create a unique scene! Originally shared with the Photofocus Readers

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When Sparks Fly: Fireworks Photos Re-Imagined

It’s that time of year when we anticipate the joy of seeing magnificent displays of aerial pyrotechnic art. Fireworks are among the most visually arresting spectacles of light we can experience. Like most things visually fascinating, photographers want to capture

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Avoiding memory card chaos

As photographers, we often take for granted one of the most important pieces of equipment we can invest in — memory cards. Whether you use CF or SD cards, there’s some simple things to remember in order to avoid card failure.

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Exposure Tactics: Mastering exposure with Kevin Ames

Exposure Tactics: Mastering exposure

This Exposure Tactics post explains what a “technically proper” exposure is and how to get there. Remember I said technically proper, not creatively right. The three photos above are with different exposures. Each one brings out a different feeling or

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Mind Your Own Business: New year, new plans!

Welcome to Mind Your Own Business, the podcast that helps photographers improve their business and their lives! Today Skip and I have a detailed discussion about what photographers can do to make 2021 (and 2022, actually) better than ever. “Growth

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Going wide with 24mm for street photography

For many photographers, 35mm is the ideal focal length for street photography. However, if you’ve ever been curious about wide you can go with your choice of lenses for this genre, the quick video above by Pierre Lambert will give

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Five exercises to help you see

We are all photographers. Phones. Tablets. Cameras. Every one of us can at almost any given moment take a photo. The question is how can you make your images different from anyone else’s? “The real voyage of discovery consists not

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