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Weekly Wrap-Up: December 1-7, 2019
After a week full of Black Friday and other holiday deals, we kicked off December with some great content to...
How to get photos with perfect exposure 100% of the time
Are you eyeballing your exposure? Do your photos tend to be underexposed or overexposed from time to time? Are you...
Why does color cast matter?
Color cast is everywhere. Take a photo of a snowscape on a sunny day. The snow is blue, not white...
Save big on the new Illuminati light meter
Illuminati, makers of the handheld light meter, have announced a special Black Friday offer exclusively for Photofocus readers! The Illuminati...
How to get your color spot-on with the Illuminati color/light meter
Having the ability to accurately capture an image's color in-camera is a powerful one. How many times have you taken...
Fixing your white balance: The ultimate solution
As I kept on playing with the Illuminati instruments incident and color light meter I'd been given a few weeks...
Weekly Wrap-Up: November 4-10, 2018
Welcome to a brand new feature — the Weekly Wrap-Up — a compendium of some of the articles published this week...
Controlling the “feel” of an image with the Illuminati meter
Am I a lazy photographer? Maybe. The shortest path to the best possible image is the way I like to...
The meter incident — don’t trust the camera’s lightmeter
All cameras, including iPhones and other smartphones, have built-in exposure meters. The job of the meter is to measure the light...
How to get perfect exposures on a sunny day
We've been having a really, really long summer in Michigan. Lots of humidity, lots of warm temperatures and lots of...
Getting to know my first meter: The Illuminati IM100A wireless light and color meter
I was attending a workshop with Matthew Jordan Smith years ago when I saw first-hand how a photographer used a...
The Illuminati Meter: What is that?
Are you looking for a professional device that serves as both a light and a color meter? The Illuminati meter...

Weekly Wrap-Up: December 1-7, 2019

After a week full of Black Friday and other holiday deals, we kicked off December with some great content to enhance your photography this winter! Michele Grenier kicked it off, showing how to get perfect exposure with the Illuminati light

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Why does color cast matter?

Color cast is everywhere. Take a photo of a snowscape on a sunny day. The snow is blue, not white because it reflects the color of the sky. So this color cast is OK. What about the bride in the

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Save big on the new Illuminati light meter

Illuminati, makers of the handheld light meter, have announced a special Black Friday offer exclusively for Photofocus readers! The Illuminati will help you setup your lights faster than ever, and spend less time fixing bad color balance in photo editing

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Weekly Wrap-Up: November 4-10, 2018

Welcome to a brand new feature — the Weekly Wrap-Up — a compendium of some of the articles published this week on Photofocus. Controlling the “feel” of an image with the Illuminati meter After years of shooting, I also tend to

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How to get perfect exposures on a sunny day

We’ve been having a really, really long summer in Michigan. Lots of humidity, lots of warm temperatures and lots of sun. Last weekend, I shot for seven hours outdoors over the course of Saturday and Sunday. And while it took

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The Illuminati Meter: What is that?

Are you looking for a professional device that serves as both a light and a color meter? The Illuminati meter is what you need. Here’s why. When Rudy Guttosch from Illuminati Instrument Corp sent me this intriguing device, I wasn’t

Read More

Save big on the new Illuminati light meter

Illuminati, makers of the handheld light meter, have announced a special Black Friday offer exclusively for Photofocus readers! The Illuminati will help you setup your lights faster than ever, and spend less time fixing bad color balance in photo editing

Read More

Weekly Wrap-Up: November 4-10, 2018

Welcome to a brand new feature — the Weekly Wrap-Up — a compendium of some of the articles published this week on Photofocus. Controlling the “feel” of an image with the Illuminati meter After years of shooting, I also tend to

Read More

How to get perfect exposures on a sunny day

We’ve been having a really, really long summer in Michigan. Lots of humidity, lots of warm temperatures and lots of sun. Last weekend, I shot for seven hours outdoors over the course of Saturday and Sunday. And while it took

Read More

The Illuminati Meter: What is that?

Are you looking for a professional device that serves as both a light and a color meter? The Illuminati meter is what you need. Here’s why. When Rudy Guttosch from Illuminati Instrument Corp sent me this intriguing device, I wasn’t

Read More
The Illuminati meter connects to a smart phone or watch. It provide accurate exposures that camera meters can't.

The Smartphone Lightmeter on the Job

I just received a pre-production Illuminati incident light meter that uses bluetooth to connect to a smart phone. I am really excited to use it on a job… Why use an incident lightmeter? The answer is really simple. The meters

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Enter to win an Olympus camera and lens, plus much more!

It’s our birthday, and we want to celebrate with you! Check out our 21st birthday contest and enter to win a new camera, Drobo 8D, X-Rite calibration tools, Xpozer prints, Skylum software and more!

Plus, by entering you’re automatically eligible to win one of our monthly prizes. This month we’re giving away an Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III camera with a 12-100mm f/4 PRO lens!