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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

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

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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

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

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

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

Enter to win a new camera, post-processing software and 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 a software bundle with Luminar 4, Aurora HDR and Plotagraph!