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Adobe Paint Can App Review
The Oil Paint filter is back in Photoshop!
My Favorite New Photoshop CC Features (Late 2015 Release)
Review: Hand Painted Photos from Pixelist
Last minute Gift Idea: Create a Painting
Lightroom Quick Tip: The Painter Tool
The Coolest Light Painting Tool I’ve Ever Seen
Spiffy Gear Light Blaster
Photofocus Podcast with Special Guest Bert Monroy
Painting with Light
Light Painting

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Lightroom Quick Tip: The Painter Tool

One of my favorite features in Lightroom also seems to be one that is typically under-appreciated. Have you ever noticed that little paint-can icon in the toolbar below your photos in the Library module? This feature, in my opinion, is

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Spiffy Gear Light Blaster

When first handed the Light Blaster, I was a little dubious. It seemed a bit like a kitschy toy not suited for a professional kit. But, like most things, its usefulness is largely dependent on the person using it and the goals they have in mind. Once I got my head around the idea, the Light Blaster makes a lot of sense in the creative arsenal of many photographers.

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Photofocus Podcast with Special Guest Bert Monroy

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

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Painting with Light

Photo and post by Rick Sammon Here’s a technique called “painting with light.” It is fun and easy and creative! It can turn a boring shot taken with a flash (left) into a much more artistic image (right). All you

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Light Painting

(NOTE: This is a special post contributed by guest poster Lisa Bettany.) Even if you are not familiar with the term light painting, you’ve probably already experimented with it. Have you ever swirled your camera around the twinkling lights on

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These photos are controversial? Give me a break …

By now you have probably read about the that’s-not-the-cover-photo-we-agreed-on uproar on Photofocus, social media, on TV and on newspaper websites. Read The New York Times critic’s notebook. This is such a non-story that I am having a difficult time believing

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Dreaming of California in retro pastel hues

Nostalgia is a major creative driver and source of inspiration for many photographers, especially today. As travel restrictions due to the pandemic continue, many of us are compelled to look back at some of our most memorable and scenic travels.

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Long exposure tricks: Use a low camera angle

While there has yet to be a true “dump” of snow in West Michigan, I went back and looked at some older photos recently, pulling up this photograph from Fallasburg Bridge in Lowell, MI. Utilizing a NiSi 10-stop neutral density

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11 tips to take better portraits, part one

Portrait photography is getting more and more popular professionally, with photographers using high-tech gear such as DSLR and mirrorless cameras to achieve stunning results. But even the ordinary person can use their smartphone or an entry-level camera to create portraits

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