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Shooting beautiful family portraits for the holidays
Portrait Tips: Holiday portrait tips from a Texas hog hunt
Getting the Christmas spirit in the sunny Southwest
Happy Thanksgiving from Photofocus!
2020 Holiday Gift Guide for night photographers
How I got the photo: Rag doll atop a tricycle in a ghost town
Decorate your home with photos for the holidays
Portrait Tips: How to ruin Thanksgiving in three easy steps!
Portrait Tips: Build a scene with Lume Cubes & holiday lights
Merry Christmas from Photofocus
Photographing lively images on Christmas morning
Weekly Wrap-Up: December 16-22, 2018

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Decorate your home with photos for the holidays

The holidays are here and festive decorations are everywhere. It’s a great time to hang prints of your favorite photography. Best of all, it’s easy with big borderless prints and invisible frames from Xpozer! Xpozer prints are year ’round decor

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The Weekly Wrap-Up on Photofocus for December 16-22, 2018.

Weekly Wrap-Up: December 16-22, 2018

The Weekly Wrap-up compiles interesting articles published this week on Photofocus. This week features image processing software — Luminar 3, Perfectly Clear Complete — a pair about shooting holiday icons, a guide to cleaning sensors and photographing high-end interior retail.

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Ho ho ho macro holidays

There are hundreds, probably thousands of images taken during the holidays. Family, friends, gift unwrapping, food, parties and so much more. Most of those images are wide shots, full scenes of the activities and decorations. Have you ever thought to

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Portrait Tips: Holiday portraits

Holy cow, it’s the holidays. Yeah, crept right up on me. With family and friends getting together, you could have a golden opportunity to make terrific portraits. If you don’t blow it. Another picture…? The problem is that these people

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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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