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How I Got The Shot

How I got the shot: Raspberry iced tea
How I got the photo: The Corpse Bride, the smokin’ pumpkin
How I got the shot: Raspberries
Quick Tip: Crop for impact
Capturing the Sports Grit Look Using Cross Light with Continuous Light
How I Got the Shot: Karate Class in Low Light
How I Got the Shot: The High Jump
Create a Royal Look With a Stripbox, Reflector and Inexpensive Props
How I Got the Shot : HDR Interior Architecture
How I Got the Shot – Finding Pockets of Light
Behind the Scenes with Dave Black
Building a Story : How I Got the Shot

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How I Got the Shot: Karate Class in Low Light

(Vanelli’s note: Michèle Grenier, a talented sports photographer based out of Quebec City, Canada, needed 75 hours of mentoring before she could complete her degree in photography. After meeting her at Photoshop World a year earlier, she called to ask

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How I Got the Shot: The High Jump

Michèle Grenier, a talented sports photographer based out of Quebec City, Canada, needed 75 hours of mentoring before she could complete her degree in photography. I asked her to gather her thoughts and write this “How I Got the Shot: High Jump” article.

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Behind the Scenes with Dave Black

We had a chance to catch up with Dave Black at Photoshop World last month in Las Vegas. He sat with Photofocus’ Pamela Berry to go behind the scenes of 5 of his most recent commercial jobs, showing us how he set up and lit each image and got an amazing shot.

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Building a Story : How I Got the Shot

Creating Lincoln’s Story is a short article on how I helped Adobe’s Dr Russell Brown get into character as I took his photo. The same tips can be used on set when dealing with an unemotional model or actor.

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Talking to Strangers : How I Got the Shot

Have you ever seen someone you would love to photograph but you don’t know how to approach them? “Talking to Strangers” tells a short story on how I asked a stranger to pose for a silhouette. Later we became friends.

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It’s OK to Crop | How I Got the Shot

As I was photographing a Cross Country race, we were hit by a heavy Florida rain storm. Luckily I had shelter under a tarp. I watched the high school kids performed like true athletes, they didn’t let rain or a

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Get the perfect crop with CompositionAI

With CompositionAI in the new LuminarAI, you can get the perfect copy and fix perspective issues in no time flat. Photofocus publisher Rich Harrington shows you how to get things done. Save on LuminarAI and get our free Boot Camp

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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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