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Six portrait photography tips for beginners

If you’re thinking about getting into portrait photography, then you’ve made a wise choice. Capturing people’s portraits requires some technical skill coupled with an artistic touch.

Five keys to printing cell phone photographs

Editor’s Note: We welcome Mike Hagen to the Photofocus team. Mike Hagen is a professional photographer, author, and educator. He operates workshops around the world and is well known for his

Gear Review: Eyeforcer Glasses

I was surprised when I was approached about reviewing this product, but the more I use it, the more I like it. Eyeforcer is a pair of glasses that sense

Fun Skewing an Image

Photoshop’s skewing feature is a great way to realistically add an image to a billboard, a wall or just about anything. Combining smart objects enables you to place the image once and swap out images at a later time keeping the same skew perspective. Give it a try!

Turn Your Phone 90 Degrees (NSFW)

Vertical Video. Unless you’re hanging a television set in portrait aspect ratio (think digital signage) there’s likely no reason to shoot this way. Video is a panoramic medium (embrace it).

Thoughts on Smartphone Usage

Evgenia Tiplyashina Last week, we ran a poll on smartphone usage by photographers. If you haven’t voted, we’d love to hear your opinion (click here). We’re trying to better understand

My HDR Smartphone Workflow

By A lot of photographers scoff at smartphone cameras. I on the other hand love having software and camera built into one with easy sharing. It lets me work when

The Impact of Smartphone Cameras

While much justifiable criticism has been levied against the evolution of cellphone cameras, there is a tremendous beneficiary journalism. We know have a literal global network of camera operators with