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Great lighting concepts for Halloween themed portraits
I adore getting my "spook" on for Halloween. Sadly this year, I had planned several really cool themes that may...
How I got the photo: Rag doll atop a tricycle in a ghost town
Sometimes, spooky, creepy Halloween-type photos walk up to you with a demonic smile and say, "Hey, I've got it half...
How I got the photo: The Corpse Bride, the smokin’ pumpkin
Completely inspired by Tim Burton's "Corpse Bride," this was the background for just one of my Halloween shoots last year....
How I got the photo: Spooky ghost on a swing set
My friend has six acres of property pressed up against Topanga State Park in California. I visited there in September,...
Fill up your trick or treat bag with these Halloween tips and tricks
Whether you enjoy seeing your kids run up to each door and get their favorite candy, or if you're more...
How to make the most of trick-or-treating with your camera
As a mom of two wild and crazy kids who's love for Halloween runs through their veins all year long...
My Halloween must-haves
Would you believe me if I said Halloween was one of my favorite times of the year to shop? :)...
Get creative with your lighting for Halloween-themed photoshoots
Are you looking for ideas for creative lighting for Halloween-themed photoshoots? Let me take you on a look behind-the-scenes for...
How to modify a black cat with Photoshop
What is more Halloween-y than a skeleton? It might be a black cat. And, since most folks will be playing...
Creative lighting for your pumpkins
Whether you are photographing pumpkins for fall, Halloween or even Thanksgiving, it's easy to get creative with lighting for your...
Weekly Wrap-Up: October 13-19, 2019
This week on Photofocus, Erin Holmstead gave us some tips on how to get started with light painting, while Julie...
Looking for ideas for Halloween-themed photoshoots?
Are you looking for some fun ideas to photograph some spooky Halloween themed shoots? Why not grab some friends —...

My Halloween must-haves

Would you believe me if I said Halloween was one of my favorite times of the year to shop? :) Now I get what your thinking, “what girl doesn’t love shopping,” but what if I said I love shopping at

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Creative lighting for your pumpkins

Whether you are photographing pumpkins for fall, Halloween or even Thanksgiving, it’s easy to get creative with lighting for your pumpkins. Halloween spooky Want something a little dark and dramatic, possibly even spooky try a beauty dish on the lowest

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Weekly Wrap-Up: October 13-19, 2019

This week on Photofocus, Erin Holmstead gave us some tips on how to get started with light painting, while Julie Powell gave us some great ideas on creative Halloween photoshoots! Vanelli walked us through the new Luminar 4 interface, while

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My Halloween must-haves

Would you believe me if I said Halloween was one of my favorite times of the year to shop? :) Now I get what your thinking, “what girl doesn’t love shopping,” but what if I said I love shopping at

Read More

Creative lighting for your pumpkins

Whether you are photographing pumpkins for fall, Halloween or even Thanksgiving, it’s easy to get creative with lighting for your pumpkins. Halloween spooky Want something a little dark and dramatic, possibly even spooky try a beauty dish on the lowest

Read More

Weekly Wrap-Up: October 13-19, 2019

This week on Photofocus, Erin Holmstead gave us some tips on how to get started with light painting, while Julie Powell gave us some great ideas on creative Halloween photoshoots! Vanelli walked us through the new Luminar 4 interface, while

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Portrait Tips: Lighting the Hulk

It doesn’t really take too much imagination when you have a muscleman in front of your lens to picture him as a green mass with purple highlights. It’s either because I’m a male, or because I have a three-year-old son.

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The Weekly Wrap-Up from Photofocus for the week ending 11/02/2018

Weekly Wrap-Up: Oct. 28-Nov. 3, 2018

Welcome to a brand new feature — the Weekly Wrap-Up — a compendium of some of the articles published this week on Photofocus. Flickr to end 1 TB of free storage, limit free accounts to 1,000 photos Flickr has announced massive

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Portrait Tips: Have fun with Halloween

Happy Halloween! In the U.S., Halloween is one of the most fun holidays. Kids dress up in crazy costumes and consume more sugar than is good for them, and people all over decorate their houses to welcome the madness of trick-or-treating.

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