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10 Tips for Healthy Camera Memory Cards
Party Like It’s 1995! A Look at the First DSLR’s
Exploring the Sony Alpha a7R Full-Frame Mirrorless
Canon’s Common Counterfeits
Building Your Bag: Lenses
Backlighting with Compact LED Lights
Steady As You GoPro
Camera Bag Metering
The Lens Hood — Don’t Be Like This Guy
Don’t Tell My Wife…
Which Brand Cameras Do You Regularly Use?
The Ultimate Camera Support Rail

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Canon’s Common Counterfeits

If you’re a Canon body owner, you might think that getting some good spare batteries for cheap would be a great idea! That would mean hours upon hours of shooting, right? Well, those hours could be substantially cut down and

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Building Your Bag: Lenses

Over the years, Ive found myself purchasing, trading, selling, tactfully acquiring, or otherwise receiving and getting rid of lenses. Ive journeyed through pages and pages of reviews and online forums, spoke to many wonderful skilled photographers and dissected peoples images

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Backlighting with Compact LED Lights

As the demand for video increases in a photographer’s workflow, so does the need for additional continuous lighting. The advent of LED lighting has seen the arrival of many lightweight and versatile products, such as the Yongnuo YN-160S Pro LED

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Steady As You GoPro

If you’d like to get your camera off the tripod and add smooth-motion capture to your video work, take a look at this modified setup of the Flycam Nano DSLR system adapted for use with the GoPro Hero. If you’re

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Camera Bag Metering

More often than not when shooting in the mixed light of partially-shaded areas, such as under canopy or near water where available light can be a spotty mixture of shadow and highlight, it can be difficult to locate a neutral

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Don’t Tell My Wife…

I just bought a Pentax 67. It’s an old medium format film camera. Format wise, 35mm film is thirty-five millimeters wide by twenty-four millimeters tall, and that’s the same as a full frame DSLR. This camera shoots 120 film and

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Which Brand Cameras Do You Regularly Use?

It’s time for the Question of the Week. We’d like to know which brand cameras you regularly shoot with. Feel free to choose more than one answer or write in your camera if it’s not listed. This is for brand

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The Ultimate Camera Support Rail

Features The clamps are a safe way to attach any camera with an Arca-Swiss style plate. The rail has a built-in bubble level to get a straight shot. The clamps can be repositioned side to side. The center cameras can

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Spiffy Gear Light Blaster

When first handed the Light Blaster, I was a little dubious. It seemed a bit like a kitschy toy not suited for a professional kit. But, like most things, its usefulness is largely dependent on the person using it and the goals they have in mind. Once I got my head around the idea, the Light Blaster makes a lot of sense in the creative arsenal of many photographers.

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Is it Okay to Buy Used Lenses?

As I build out my camera kit, I find myself wanting to expand my options. There is absolutely nothing wrong with using used lenses. With a few caveats… Buy them from a reputable vendor or someone you know. Inspect the

Read More
mark-morrow-photofocus-using-LED

Backlighting with Compact LED Lights

As the demand for video increases in a photographer’s workflow, so does the need for additional continuous lighting. The advent of LED lighting has seen the arrival of many lightweight and versatile products, such as the Yongnuo YN-160S Pro LED

Read More
mark-morrow-photofocus-flycam-gopro-1

Steady As You GoPro

If you’d like to get your camera off the tripod and add smooth-motion capture to your video work, take a look at this modified setup of the Flycam Nano DSLR system adapted for use with the GoPro Hero. If you’re

Read More
mark-morrow-photofocus-gray-bag-metering-1000

Camera Bag Metering

More often than not when shooting in the mixed light of partially-shaded areas, such as under canopy or near water where available light can be a spotty mixture of shadow and highlight, it can be difficult to locate a neutral

Read More
Pentax-001

Don’t Tell My Wife…

I just bought a Pentax 67. It’s an old medium format film camera. Format wise, 35mm film is thirty-five millimeters wide by twenty-four millimeters tall, and that’s the same as a full frame DSLR. This camera shoots 120 film and

Read More
qotw

Which Brand Cameras Do You Regularly Use?

It’s time for the Question of the Week. We’d like to know which brand cameras you regularly shoot with. Feel free to choose more than one answer or write in your camera if it’s not listed. This is for brand

Read More
CamRHA_Title

The Ultimate Camera Support Rail

Features The clamps are a safe way to attach any camera with an Arca-Swiss style plate. The rail has a built-in bubble level to get a straight shot. The clamps can be repositioned side to side. The center cameras can

Read More
dd_lightblaster_review_640W_01

Spiffy Gear Light Blaster

When first handed the Light Blaster, I was a little dubious. It seemed a bit like a kitschy toy not suited for a professional kit. But, like most things, its usefulness is largely dependent on the person using it and the goals they have in mind. Once I got my head around the idea, the Light Blaster makes a lot of sense in the creative arsenal of many photographers.

Read More
Camera_Lenses_Used

Is it Okay to Buy Used Lenses?

As I build out my camera kit, I find myself wanting to expand my options. There is absolutely nothing wrong with using used lenses. With a few caveats… Buy them from a reputable vendor or someone you know. Inspect the

Read More
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HP ZBook 14 First Look

At this year’s NAB, the Photofocus team got a chance to catch up with HP about their new computers. This one we had to keep a secret until it was announced. We think the HP ZBook 14 is a well-designed

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Photofocus Podcast with Special Guest Jeff Revell

Rich Harrington has a special guest on this week’s show. We catch up with best-selling author Jeff Revell, creator of the Snapshots to Great Shots series. Jeff is specializes in travel, landscape, urban, and nature photography. [soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/104915495″ params=”color=ff9d5b&auto_play=false&show_artwork=true” width=”

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