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How I Got The Shot

My favorite apertures for capturing portraits
How I got the shot: Iced coffee
How to photograph silky smooth waterfalls
How I got the shot: The red tulips
Creation of The Master’s Chair
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

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How I got the shot: The red tulips

I recently set about capturing some images of my Mother’s Day flowers. It’s something I do every year, it’s a lovely keepsake, long after the flowers have withered and died. Taking them out to the studio and captured something simple

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Creation of The Master’s Chair

I thought I might share something a little different with you today. I was recently asked over on Photofocus Community to share more before and after images, so I thought I would create a video of my full edit (sped

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How I got the shot: Raspberry iced tea

While you might all be feeling a little chilly in the Northern Hemisphere, down here in Australia we are sweltering in the Summer heat. Nothing quite beats an iced tea on a balmy summer evening. So I set about creating

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How I got the shot: Raspberries

I often get asked to break down, HOW I got the shot, so I thought I would share a fairly common type of still life image I captured and break it down. This time, I’m talking raspberries. Behind the scenes

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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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How I got the shot: Raspberry iced tea

While you might all be feeling a little chilly in the Northern Hemisphere, down here in Australia we are sweltering in the Summer heat. Nothing quite beats an iced tea on a balmy summer evening. So I set about creating

Read More
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How I got the shot: Raspberries

I often get asked to break down, HOW I got the shot, so I thought I would share a fairly common type of still life image I captured and break it down. This time, I’m talking raspberries. Behind the scenes

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Photo by Michèle Grenier

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

Read More
Featured image-How I Got the Shot-The High Jump

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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