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Alpine landscapes turned alien worlds through infrared photography
Adding a tone to infrared photos
Toning infrared photos
Infrared and summertime
Infrared photography extends your options
Outdoor photography at Oak Creek, part three
Photographer of the Day: Joe_r
Tech Corner: Infra Red Filtration for Digital Cameras
Photographer of the Day: Stewart Baird
Lightroom Hangout: Lies Cameras Tell

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Infrared and summertime

Summertime. Here in Arizona the light becomes harsh in short order. One of the things I do to increase my shooting time is to switch to the infrared camera. High sun and infrared capture lead to some interesting high contrast

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Infrared photography extends your options

Having a camera converted to infrared can add to your creative quiver of tools. When the sun gets too harsh for most photography subjects in the landscape, infrared images tend to shine. Infrared makes trees glow and increases contrast in

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Outdoor photography at Oak Creek, part three

Oak Creek is a beautiful place. But even beautiful places can look less than stellar at midday. Infrared (IR) photography to the rescue. I break out the infrared converted camera to turn that high contrast into usable photos.

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Photographer of the Day: Joe_r

Category: Outdoor Photographer: Joe_r Photo: “White Rocks View” I’ve always been curious about infrared photography, but have yet to give it a try. It is photos like this that always pique my interest. I love the colors and the otherworldly

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Clouds All Over by Stewart Baird

Photographer of the Day: Stewart Baird

Category: Nature Photographer: Stewart Baird Title: Clouds All Over Infrared. Generally, the viewer loves or hates it, but it never fails to grab the eye. To the naked eye, I’ll bet this was a lovely scene. But, using infrared, Baird

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Lightroom Hangout: Lies Cameras Tell

You gotta join us live for our next Google+ Hangout, totally free of charge. Not only will you learn terrific techniques, but if you tune in live, you can be entered to win excellent prizes to help you in your

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Deep Red Lips…in Black & White

I get excited about black and white portraits, and it’s amazing how much color they really hold. Each color in a portrait is translated into a tone of grey, and we can control those tones to affect the richness of

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Photofocus Podcast March 5 with Deborah Sandidge

NOTE NOTE NOTE NOTE NOTE: The Photofocus Podcast Feed HAS CHANGED! Here is the new feed: feed://feeds.feedburner.com/photofocuspodcast Download episode here… or get it on iTunes PLEASE BE PATIENT – OUR SERVERS SEE LARGE LOADS ON PUBLISHING DAYS. THE DOWNLOADS MAY

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Digital IR Photography With Filters

Editor’s Note: Joe Farace is a photographer’s photographer. He, like me, has been around the block a few times. He’s an amazing writer with more than 30 books to his credit. You might also recognize him from his regular column

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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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