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Defining focus in a headshot
Later this year, I'm exhibiting some portraits of nurses on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. In preparing for...
You’ve got a new camera. Now what? Part two
In part one of this series, I discussed some of the core principles to key on when learning how to...
You’ve got a new camera. Now what? Part one
So you were one of the lucky ones this year who got a new camera for Christmas. Now what? One...
Beyond Technique with Gareth Rockliffe | Photofocus Podcast July 17, 2019
Welcome to Beyond Technique, the podcast that empowers photographers to bring their businesses to the next level. Today we chat...
Blurry pictures: What causes them and how to get sharp photos
Other than the obvious of not focusing on your subject, here are a few causes of blurry photos and simple...
How to photograph sledding (comprehensive)
Wanna have some fun this winter? Go photograph kids sledding. When your subjects are having fun, you're sure to have...
Creative Christmas tree light photography
Christmas is a wonderful time of year for us photographers because we get to experiment with all of the beautiful colors...
Photography Marketing: Selectively choosing where to put your efforts
Earlier this year, I considered entering a large art competition. I had an idea, support behind me in terms of...
Tech Corner: Soft Effect Lenses and Filters-Still Relevant After All These Years…
Every lens manufacturer wants their potential customers and users to know how wonderfully sharp their lenses are. Great pains are...
Mirrorless Camera Maniac: Focus Peaking
I started photography with a K1000 camera which required manual focus and had a cat's eye style focusing screen. It...
DSLR Video Weekly: Setting Focus
This is article #20 in the DSLR Video Weekly series.  If you'd like the whole thing in one shot, check out...
Problem Solving | Photofocus Podcast | October 2nd, 2017
  https://soundcloud.com/photofocus/problem-solving-photofocus-podcast-october-2nd-2017   This month we focus on... focus! That is, right after our eclipse wrap-up. Links from the show:...

Defining focus in a headshot

Later this year, I’m exhibiting some portraits of nurses on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. In preparing for this, I played around with a few different styles, ultimately coming up with something that I think really lends itself

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How to photograph sledding (comprehensive)

Wanna have some fun this winter? Go photograph kids sledding. When your subjects are having fun, you’re sure to have fun, too. It’s a great excuse to get out and make pictures and keep your eye sharp through the winter.

Read More

Creative Christmas tree light photography

Christmas is a wonderful time of year for us photographers because we get to experiment with all of the beautiful colors and shapes associated with the season. I’m always striving to find new ways to be creative, so last year I

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Mirrorless Camera Maniac: Focus Peaking

I started photography with a K1000 camera which required manual focus and had a cat’s eye style focusing screen. It was very apparent when I was focused at the wrong distance because the top and bottom halves of the image

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DSLR Video Weekly: Setting Focus

This is article #20 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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Problem Solving | Photofocus Podcast | October 2nd, 2017

    This month we focus on… focus! That is, right after our eclipse wrap-up. Links from the show: Photomatix Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/hdrsoft Pepper’s San Francisco Eclipse Photos: www.pepperazzi.photos The story of the epic eclipse photo by Andrew Studer and Ted Hesser

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How to photograph sledding (comprehensive)

Wanna have some fun this winter? Go photograph kids sledding. When your subjects are having fun, you’re sure to have fun, too. It’s a great excuse to get out and make pictures and keep your eye sharp through the winter.

Read More

Creative Christmas tree light photography

Christmas is a wonderful time of year for us photographers because we get to experiment with all of the beautiful colors and shapes associated with the season. I’m always striving to find new ways to be creative, so last year I

Read More

Mirrorless Camera Maniac: Focus Peaking

I started photography with a K1000 camera which required manual focus and had a cat’s eye style focusing screen. It was very apparent when I was focused at the wrong distance because the top and bottom halves of the image

Read More

DSLR Video Weekly: Setting Focus

This is article #20 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

Read More

Problem Solving | Photofocus Podcast | October 2nd, 2017

    This month we focus on… focus! That is, right after our eclipse wrap-up. Links from the show: Photomatix Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/hdrsoft Pepper’s San Francisco Eclipse Photos: www.pepperazzi.photos The story of the epic eclipse photo by Andrew Studer and Ted Hesser

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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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Focusing on Birds

I do not consider myself a “bird photographer”. I just happen to photograph birds now and then. Usually the birds are relatively big shore or sea birds, and occasionally eagles. Usually they are fast-moving.  My cameras, a Fuji X-T2 and Fuji X-Pro2,

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Plus, by entering you’re automatically eligible to win one of our monthly prizes. This month we’re giving away an educational bundle, with. courses from Joel Grimes and Serge Ramelli. You’ll also get a free one-year membership to ThinkTAP Learn!