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Professional models give posing tips for great self-portraits
If you're among the portrait photographers who have been stuck with shooting self-portraits, there's a big chance that you're frustrated....
Kids on Pics, episode 2: How to take a selfie
I am a self-portrait photographer, meaning my kids are constantly seeing me take creative fun images of myself. Whether I'm...
My go-to lights fit in the palm of my hand. Don’t yours?
If I told you that my two must-have lights fit into the palm of my hand, would you believe me?...
Creating the perfect setup for Selfie Central
(Editor's Note: We welcome Sean Mclean to Photofocus. Sean is a photographer and software engineer residing in the Santa Cruz...
Reflections on beauty standards and photo editing, part two
The golden ratio or golden mean — have you already heard about it? It's a very popular composition rule in...
Reflections on beauty standards and photo editing, part one
In the past, retouching a model's face or body for magazines covers or ads has often been a source of ethical...
Using self portraits to learn
You really dislike having your photo taken, don’t you? Most of us prefer to be on the other side of...
How To Make Self-Portraits: The Cheap And Easy Way
As some of you might now know, I am the kind of person that can be a perfectionist, but sometimes...

Kids on Pics, episode 2: How to take a selfie

I am a self-portrait photographer, meaning my kids are constantly seeing me take creative fun images of myself. Whether I’m splattered in blacklight paint or rocking a crazy makeup look, my kids see it all. Mostly because I am shooting

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Creating the perfect setup for Selfie Central

(Editor’s Note: We welcome Sean Mclean to Photofocus. Sean is a photographer and software engineer residing in the Santa Cruz Mountains near Santa Cruz, CA. Sean studied Art with a Multimedia Design Option at California State University East Bay. Some

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Using self portraits to learn

You really dislike having your photo taken, don’t you? Most of us prefer to be on the other side of the camera taking the images. There is something to be said though for using ourselves as models and test subjects

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Creating the perfect setup for Selfie Central

(Editor’s Note: We welcome Sean Mclean to Photofocus. Sean is a photographer and software engineer residing in the Santa Cruz Mountains near Santa Cruz, CA. Sean studied Art with a Multimedia Design Option at California State University East Bay. Some

Read More

Using self portraits to learn

You really dislike having your photo taken, don’t you? Most of us prefer to be on the other side of the camera taking the images. There is something to be said though for using ourselves as models and test subjects

Read More

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