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Lensbaby takes you into a new realm of creativity
Lensbaby is a company all about bringing creativity into photography. Taking you beyond the tech side and pushing you past...
Unleash your creativity with Lensbaby OMNI Filters
I was so excited when I was recently sent two Lensbaby OMNI Filter kits — the Creative Filter System and the Crystal...
Lensbaby announces Color Expansion Pack for OMNI Creative Filter System
Lensbaby has announced the launch of its new Color Expansion Pack for the OMNI Creative Filter System, which was launched...
Lensbaby Edge 35 provides creativity, sharpness in a small footprint
Lensbaby lenses are to photography what Tesla motors is to the car industry. They make tools that make you stop...
Portrait Tips: You need to get out more
I just attended WPPI in Las Vegas along with thousands of other photographers. The great thing about this conference is...
Portrait Tips: Build a scene with Lume Cubes & holiday lights
Holiday lights are so cool. If the tree didn't dry out and start dropping needles, I think I'd petition my...
Capturing Wildlife Photos At Tampa Bay Beach
Guest post by Larry Tiefenbrunn, Inventor and CEO of Platypod. See more at the Platypod Blog. December 6, 2017 is...
Mirrorless Camera Maniac: Focus Peaking
I started photography with a K1000 camera which required manual focus and had a cat's eye style focusing screen. It...
Mirrorless Camera Maniac: Sony a9 First Impressions & Lumix GH5 Firmware Released
I got a chance to spend two days shooting with the new Sony a9 last week and I used it...
Portrait Tips: Run Away & Zoom-In
You've got to try this technique for your portraits and you'll find a great impact on your compositions. Zooming-in makes...
Portrait Tips: Practice the 3 Be’s
I’ve heard Joe McNally say, “If you want more interesting pictures, stand in front of more interesting stuff.” I’ve also...
Photofocus Products of the Year – Levi Sim
Editor’s Note: It’s time for something new. In the past, Photofocus has made it a practice of acknowledging a specific...

Lensbaby takes you into a new realm of creativity

Lensbaby is a company all about bringing creativity into photography. Taking you beyond the tech side and pushing you past the limitation of your equipment, combining it with a wild, creative side. Doing so allows you to take your photography

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Portrait Tips: You need to get out more

I just attended WPPI in Las Vegas along with thousands of other photographers. The great thing about this conference is that it’s focused on portraiture. There are all kinds of classes, but even if you only attend with a free

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Mirrorless Camera Maniac: Focus Peaking

I started photography with a K1000 camera which required manual focus and had a cat’s eye style focusing screen. It was very apparent when I was focused at the wrong distance because the top and bottom halves of the image

Read More

Portrait Tips: Run Away & Zoom-In

You’ve got to try this technique for your portraits and you’ll find a great impact on your compositions. Zooming-in makes stuff appear closer, and so we usually use it for things that are far away that we can’t get closer

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Portrait Tips: Practice the 3 Be’s

I’ve heard Joe McNally say, “If you want more interesting pictures, stand in front of more interesting stuff.” I’ve also heard it said, “If you want to make better pictures, become a better person.” I find that is true whether

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Photofocus Products of the Year – Levi Sim

Editor’s Note: It’s time for something new. In the past, Photofocus has made it a practice of acknowledging a specific camera and/or lens as the “camera/lens” of the year. This year several of us are putting together a list including

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Portrait Tips: You need to get out more

I just attended WPPI in Las Vegas along with thousands of other photographers. The great thing about this conference is that it’s focused on portraiture. There are all kinds of classes, but even if you only attend with a free

Read More

Mirrorless Camera Maniac: Focus Peaking

I started photography with a K1000 camera which required manual focus and had a cat’s eye style focusing screen. It was very apparent when I was focused at the wrong distance because the top and bottom halves of the image

Read More

Portrait Tips: Run Away & Zoom-In

You’ve got to try this technique for your portraits and you’ll find a great impact on your compositions. Zooming-in makes stuff appear closer, and so we usually use it for things that are far away that we can’t get closer

Read More

Portrait Tips: Practice the 3 Be’s

I’ve heard Joe McNally say, “If you want more interesting pictures, stand in front of more interesting stuff.” I’ve also heard it said, “If you want to make better pictures, become a better person.” I find that is true whether

Read More

Photofocus Products of the Year – Levi Sim

Editor’s Note: It’s time for something new. In the past, Photofocus has made it a practice of acknowledging a specific camera and/or lens as the “camera/lens” of the year. This year several of us are putting together a list including

Read More

How to Manually Focus a Lens

In this video, Photofocus Publisher Rich Harrington and Author Levi Sim show you multiple strategies for manually focussing a camera.  They’ll walk you through options like zooming on live view, focus peaking, and more. Plus you’ll learn how to get

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Enter to win a new camera, an education bundle, 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 educational bundle, with. courses from Joel Grimes and Serge Ramelli. You’ll also get a free one-year membership to ThinkTAP Learn!