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Three reasons to photograph vertically in landscape photography
Magical realism heightens the surreal mood of “Ghost City”
Surreal landscapes explore man’s coexistence with nature
Imagining Earth’s genesis through abstract landscapes
Minimalist landscapes reimagine the vast Tuscan hillside
What are metering modes?
Recent Luminar update opens up out of this world possibilities
Why a great tripod can make a great image, part one
Why landscape photographers should always carry a telephoto
Weekly Wrap-Up: February 10-16, 2019
Second look: Aurora HDR 2019 for landscapes
Photographing landscapes with the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

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What are metering modes?

While it is important, it is also something that frequently gets overlooked. So let’s take a look at metering modes for photography. Most DSLR and mirrorless camera have a variety of metering modes. Just to be equally as confusing, different

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Weekly Wrap-Up: February 10-16, 2019

The Weekly Wrap-up compiles interesting articles published this week on Photofocus. This week we looked at how to find a photographic voice, gave a first look at the new Datacolor SpyderX Elite, went back in time to talk about capturing

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Fall color in West Fork of Oak Creek in Northern Arizona near Sedona

Second look: Aurora HDR 2019 for landscapes

In my last post, I shared my early reactions to the software processing program from Skylum, Aurora HDR 2019.  In a word: WOW! In recent years, I’ve been shooting many bracketed landscape images to combine into HDR (high dynamic range)

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Specialty and Style: Why They are Important for Your Photos

Style and specialty are frequent topics I’m asked about while teaching photography, and some of the hardest areas in which to give easy answers. While I have always taken these questions seriously, answering them feels like tap-dancing through a minefield. Specialty and style are uniquely personal to each artist; concepts that emerge through an individual’s interests, personality, and experiences. Trying to offer constructive criticism while not discouraging the work and personality of the artist is a true challenge.

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How to Capture Fantastic Photos of Rainbows

Few natural phenomenon can cheer people up faster than the beauty of a rainbow. Getting great images of one is a challenge, they are difficult to predict and constantly changing, occurring due to a specific set of conditions. These tips will help you photograph rainbows when they appear, and get great results when processing your rainbow pics in the digital darkroom.

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Susan Liepa, passionate hobby photographer

This week we’re getting to know community member, Susan Liepa. Susan is from Orange County, California and enjoys many aspects of photography as you can see in her images. Haven’t joined the Photofocus Community yet? Sign up for free today!

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