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Enhance your video skill set with Post|Production World
Like other conferences, Post|Production World (P|PW) is being held online this year. What a great opportunity to improve your skill...
There’s still time to get tickets to Vlog University!
If you want to get more into video production in 2020, look no further than Vlog University. The two-day conference...
How To Find Work In Freelance Television
Guest Post by Jacob Swart. You want to work on a television set, but don’t know where to start. The...
Time Lapse Photography Just Got A Powerful Update
If you're a Time Lapse fan like myself than this is an exciting weekend. Gunther Wegner, creator of LRTimelapse, (arguably...
36 Hours in Pittsburgh | Tips for Packing Essential Gear
What started out as a quick 36-hour trip to Pittsburgh turned into a full-scale video production to help out a...
Preparing for a Long Production Day
Media professionals can all relate to the long production day. Whether you’re a landscape photographer waking up at zero dark...
Lightroom CC’s New Brush Feature For The Graduated Filter
Adobe released Lightroom CC/6 this week much to the delight of its loyal users. I put together a tutorial video...
Finessing a Post-Crop Vignette in Lightroom
Vignettes are a two edged sword, and many of us fall to their siren song. Vignettes can really make your...
Creating a Production Book
Working with a group of people can be difficult. Whether its a photographer, the client, models, or crew, they all...
My Favorite Courses to Learn the Fundamentals of Photography from lynda.com
Photography is one of those professions that, from a distance can appear as an idealistic, fun and (dare I say)...
Processing Food Photography Using Lightroom & onOne Software
Editor's Note: This week, we're focussing on onOne Software's Perfect Photo Suite. We've asked several Photofocus writers to each make...
Putting it All Together: Planning with Post-Production in Mind
Knowing multiple ways to use Lightroom and Photoshop for post-production can help you save time by shooting with your post-production...

How To Find Work In Freelance Television

Guest Post by Jacob Swart. You want to work on a television set, but don’t know where to start. The world of freelancing is daunting and confusing. I have heard the question “How did you even get that job?” even

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Preparing for a Long Production Day

Media professionals can all relate to the long production day. Whether you’re a landscape photographer waking up at zero dark thirty to capture the first light or a wedding photographer shooting from bridal prep straight through to the reception, we’ve all had those days. In the video world, I’ve had my share of long production days, especially when they’re back to back.

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Finessing a Post-Crop Vignette in Lightroom

Vignettes are a two edged sword, and many of us fall to their siren song. Vignettes can really make your photographs look masterfully finished, but they can easily be applied too heavily and overshadow the real subject of the image.

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Creating a Production Book

Working with a group of people can be difficult. Whether its a photographer, the client, models, or crew, they all have needs. It’s the job of a producer to keep everybody organized and keep a shoot on schedule. One of

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Preparing for a Long Production Day

Media professionals can all relate to the long production day. Whether you’re a landscape photographer waking up at zero dark thirty to capture the first light or a wedding photographer shooting from bridal prep straight through to the reception, we’ve all had those days. In the video world, I’ve had my share of long production days, especially when they’re back to back.

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Finessing a Post-Crop Vignette in Lightroom

Vignettes are a two edged sword, and many of us fall to their siren song. Vignettes can really make your photographs look masterfully finished, but they can easily be applied too heavily and overshadow the real subject of the image.

Read More

Creating a Production Book

Working with a group of people can be difficult. Whether its a photographer, the client, models, or crew, they all have needs. It’s the job of a producer to keep everybody organized and keep a shoot on schedule. One of

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What is a Producer?

Producer is a title which is often misunderstood. We will start by clarifying the various applications of the title. As you read, please keep in mind the following caveats. First, it is not uncommon for people to wear one or more Producer hats on a film. Second, the following definitions are as close as one can come to a standard, but every set and every production company may apply the titles differently.

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Copyright 2014 Doug Daulton

There and Back Again, Iceland

Some months ago, my friend Geoffrey Orthwein told me he was working on a screenplay with Andrew Sullivan. They hoped to shoot it in the summer of 2014 and asked if I would be interested in producing the film. Of course, I said “Yes”

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