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Is it time to make BBF your new BFF?
Photography is full of technical terms and buzz words, but one that really is a great one to consider is...
Does shutter count matter on mirrorless cameras?
Mirrorless cameras are all the rage these days. While it started with Sony, Olympus, Panasonic and Fuji, Canon and Nikon...
Easy ways to create bokeh
Bokeh is a word you use to describe the effect of the blur or out of focus background that you...
Beyond Technique with Gareth Rockliffe | Photofocus Podcast July 17, 2019
Welcome to Beyond Technique, the podcast that empowers photographers to bring their businesses to the next level. Today we chat...
Weekly Wrap-Up: April 28-May 4, 2019
The Weekly Wrap-Up features articles from the last seven days of Photofocus. This week, Lauri Novak explained how to check...
The creativity triangle: Side 1 — motion
One of the first concepts a beginner in photography discovers is the "Exposure Triangle." It goes over the three sides...
Photography 101: Fast times and slow times too — Shutter speeds
At a fundamental level, the shutter speed you use when capturing a photo primarily determines how motion is conveyed in...
Tech Corner: Neutral Density Filters
Neutral Density Filters There are times when there’s just too much light! Sometimes it’s too much for our eyes, and...
Mirrorless Camera Maniac: Take Advantage Of Silent Shutter
Many DSLR's have a Quiet Mode. One way this is done is by separating the sound of the shutter from the...
Photography’s Basics: Shutter Speed
Our eyes have a fixed refresh rate of about 1/30th of a second. Modern cameras today have shutter speeds that...
Long Exposures for Abstract Art
A previous post on Photography's Basics: Shutter Speed, I promised a post on using long shutter speeds to make abstractions....
Understanding Flash Sync Speed (It’s Simple)
I'm wholeheartedly opposed to being only a "Natural Light" photographer. I can't imagine being limited to only working with the...

Is it time to make BBF your new BFF?

Photography is full of technical terms and buzz words, but one that really is a great one to consider is back button focus (or BBF). So what is it and why should you consider using it? What is back button

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Easy ways to create bokeh

Bokeh is a word you use to describe the effect of the blur or out of focus background that you get when shooting a subject. Simply put, bokeh is the pleasing or aesthetic quality of the out-of-focus blur in your

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Weekly Wrap-Up: April 28-May 4, 2019

The Weekly Wrap-Up features articles from the last seven days of Photofocus. This week, Lauri Novak explained how to check our camera’s shutter count, Michèle Grenier gives us her final decision on switching to mirrorless, Levi Sim discusses using speedlights

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Bicycle racers!

The creativity triangle: Side 1 — motion

One of the first concepts a beginner in photography discovers is the “Exposure Triangle.” It goes over the three sides of exposure — shutter speed, aperture and ISO. Introducing the “Creativity Triangle.” Sides of creativity There are three creative aspects offered

Read More

Tech Corner: Neutral Density Filters

Neutral Density Filters There are times when there’s just too much light! Sometimes it’s too much for our eyes, and we need sunglasses. Sometimes, it’s too much for our photography or cinematography. For these times, we can employ neutral density

Read More

Photography’s Basics: Shutter Speed

Our eyes have a fixed refresh rate of about 1/30th of a second. Modern cameras today have shutter speeds that range from 30 seconds to 1/8000th of a second. The shutter is the third component of a photographic exposure. It

Read More

Long Exposures for Abstract Art

A previous post on Photography’s Basics: Shutter Speed, I promised a post on using long shutter speeds to make abstractions. When the world blurs together on a memory card or film magic happens. Thing we see in real life are

Read More

Understanding Flash Sync Speed (It’s Simple)

I’m wholeheartedly opposed to being only a “Natural Light” photographer. I can’t imagine being limited to only working with the light available on hand. I have so much fun using strobes (which are the same as flashes) to light my

Read More

Weekly Wrap-Up: April 28-May 4, 2019

The Weekly Wrap-Up features articles from the last seven days of Photofocus. This week, Lauri Novak explained how to check our camera’s shutter count, Michèle Grenier gives us her final decision on switching to mirrorless, Levi Sim discusses using speedlights

Read More
Bicycle racers!

The creativity triangle: Side 1 — motion

One of the first concepts a beginner in photography discovers is the “Exposure Triangle.” It goes over the three sides of exposure — shutter speed, aperture and ISO. Introducing the “Creativity Triangle.” Sides of creativity There are three creative aspects offered

Read More

Tech Corner: Neutral Density Filters

Neutral Density Filters There are times when there’s just too much light! Sometimes it’s too much for our eyes, and we need sunglasses. Sometimes, it’s too much for our photography or cinematography. For these times, we can employ neutral density

Read More

Photography’s Basics: Shutter Speed

Our eyes have a fixed refresh rate of about 1/30th of a second. Modern cameras today have shutter speeds that range from 30 seconds to 1/8000th of a second. The shutter is the third component of a photographic exposure. It

Read More

Long Exposures for Abstract Art

A previous post on Photography’s Basics: Shutter Speed, I promised a post on using long shutter speeds to make abstractions. When the world blurs together on a memory card or film magic happens. Thing we see in real life are

Read More

Understanding Flash Sync Speed (It’s Simple)

I’m wholeheartedly opposed to being only a “Natural Light” photographer. I can’t imagine being limited to only working with the light available on hand. I have so much fun using strobes (which are the same as flashes) to light my

Read More

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