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This is a follow-up article based on the article I wrote: “No Excuses! Making Photos No Matter What.” The article talks about what went through my mind when we were shooting. This article simply focuses on how I got the
(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
After binge watching Netflix’s “The Crown,” I was inspired to recreate the series poster. My goal was to keep the shoot simple, using minimal gear. Here’s how to consistently recreate this look using a stripbox, reflector and inexpensive props. Start
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.
Dubbed as the most famous photo ever taken — or at least the most recognizable — “Bliss” is better known as the wallpaper of Microsoft’s Windows XP in the early 2000s. Since estimates say that billions of people have seen
Are you a fan of unusual lenses and vintage lenses or just curious about adopting different lenses to your digital camera? With different adapters for various mounts now available, it’s a lot easier to experiment with weird lenses or special
I recently rested Adobe’s new Super Resolution in my “Four steps to Resolution in Camera Raw” article. Naturally, my initial curiosity was about enhancing detail on night photos. But how does it do for portraits? Enhancing portrait details Almost everyone values detail
This morning, Samyang announced the 24mm f/1.8 FE autofocus lens for Sony cameras. Designed for landscape and astrophotography, the 24mm f/1.8 features a short minimum focusing distance with corner-to-corner image quality. Features include a Focus Hold Button and LED indicator,
As always, the P|PW Online agenda is jam-packed with excellent programs on the hottest topics. There is something for everyone, no matter what your skill set of experience. So, sign up now to maximize your value! Five days packed with
Living in Sedona, I have been privy to lots of beautiful changing scenery due to changing light conditions. The most interesting images happen on the edges of light when sunrise or sunset occurs. Or, when you find the edges of
In this article, I’ll be discussing the importance of your business name for those looking to start a photography business or thinking about rebranding themselves as a photographer! Common naming conventions When it comes to picking a business name for
Sometimes the simplest things can produce the most results. Sometimes the least expensive things can open up more doors than you ever thought was possible. Sometimes photography feels like magic. White backgrounds are such things. Below, I will be sharing
Using a low aperture for getting the shot in tricky light is often a great way to shoot a scene. I recently photographed a Red Riding Hood inspired portrait session in a redwood forest. Even though it was shot at
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