landscape

I made a tiny planet and so can you

I have always wanted to make a tiny planet picture but never had the time to learn. Researching YouTube videos sometimes leads me into a dark spiral that just makes

Weekly Wrap-Up: September 1-7, 2019

With summer winding down and the kids going back to school, the team at Photofocus brought some really unique articles this week to get your creativity juices flowing! We hope

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

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.

Total solar eclipse

Coming soon: The great South American eclipse

Nearly two years ago, North America was treated to a celestial spectacle which was witnessed by millions as a total solar eclipse traversed the U.S. from Oregon to South Carolina.

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

"Nevada Desert #5" by Kevin Ames

The art of landscape editing

(Editor’s note: Author, educator and photographer Matt Kloskowski sent us some thoughts on vision, photography and what makes a good picture. It is really worth sharing. So we have.) For me,

panorama photo © Bob Coates Photography

Capturing Red Rock panoramas

Photographing in the panoramic format can give your images a different look. Anything out of the ordinary can help set your images apart. And that’s a good thing. Here’s how.

Photofocus weekly wrap-up February 24-March 2,2019.

Weekly Wrap-Up: February 24-March 2, 2019

The Weekly Wrap-up compiles interesting articles published during the week on Photofocus. This week we posted articles on making photographs in falling snow and from a moving train, a technical

Icebergs in Antarctica (Danko) in falling snow

Photographing in falling snow

In a recent video from LinkedIn Learning, photographer Justin Resnick addressed exposure issues which photographers can encounter when shooting snow. In this post, I’m going to address a related issue