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The Weekly Wrap-Up for June 3-8, 2019

The Weekly Wrap-Up: June 2-8, 2019

It’s almost summer and Julie Powell begins this week’s wrap-up photographing kids and water balloons. Michael Muraz squeezes us and his lights into an impossible to light bathroom and tells

The Weekly Wrap-Up on Photofocus for December 16-22, 2018.

Weekly Wrap-Up: December 16-22, 2018

The Weekly Wrap-up compiles interesting articles published this week on Photofocus. This week features image processing software — Luminar 3, Perfectly Clear Complete — a pair about shooting holiday icons,

Interior design: Photographing high-end retail

Architectural photography is a larger genre than most people think. On the commercial side, the type of building or space matters a lot and some photographers are specialized in residential

Exploring different ways to photograph architecture

Editor’s Note: We welcome Michael Muraz, an international award-winning architecture photographer, bringing technical precision and creative passion to his fine art and commercial work. Based in Toronto, Michael travels extensively,

HDR 101: Shooting Brackets

Human eyes are incredible for viewing the world and seeing into shadows and highlights all at the same time. The basis of HDR photography is making several exposures at varying

Two New Sigma Art Lenses

At Photokina 2016, Sigma announced two new additions to their globally renowned ART series of DSLR lenses. 12-24mm f/4.0 DG HSM | A ultra1wide angle zoom lens for Canon, Nikon

Interior Photography: A Catholic Chapel

I love photographing architecture, especially interiors. Each one offers its own idiosyncrasies that have to be addressed either at the time of photography or in post production. The beautiful St.

Don’t Waste Your Time: Light the Room

We all have times when were waiting for somethingmaybe the doctors office, or a meal at restaurant, or at the auto shopand many times we spend that time checking Instagram

How I Got the Shot : HDR Interior Architecture

HDR Programs, such as Photomatix, do most of the heavy lifting when developing HDR images, but you first need to create quality images using a few essential tools – tripod, cable release and a good lens.

Candle Lighting with Photoshop

Most interiors with candles for adding ambiance, are anything but controlled. HVAC, opening doors, ceiling fans in another room or even an assistant or client walking in the room can

How Many Images Should I Take for HDR?

Editor: Want to learn more about HDR? Check out this free online class. One of the most common question about HDR photography seems to be how many images should I

Taming Interior Reflections

Photographing interiors means dealing with tons of reflective surfaces just waiting to spoil the fun. These little mirrors are everywhere bringing unwanted reflections into what would be an otherwise inviting

Help Publish a Photographer’s Final Project

I had the pleasure of working with Susan Carr through her important educational outreach with the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP). She was always generous with her knowledge and