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We enjoy our warm weather. It’s sunny, there’s palm trees, many trees still have their leaves and I’m walking around the neighborhood wearing shorts. However, many of us enjoy getting a bit of the holiday spirit in different ways —
Unless you’re lucky enough to live somewhere where the sun shines all year, you’ve probably been met with the winter photography doldrums. I live on the west coast of Canada, aka the “wet coast” to locals. Needless to say, we
In the Southwest and elsewhere, much of the snow we get is in the mountains or higher elevations. What’s the best way to determine when it’s going to snow? And where? Snow and ski apps Thankfully, there’s quite a few
The Weekly Wrap-up compiles interesting articles published during the week on Photofocus. This week we posted articles on making photographs in falling snow and from a moving train, a technical look at external graphics cards, thoughts on why landscape photographers
Snow can create some beautiful winter scenes, but it can also be difficult to photograph. In this video from LinkedIn Learning, photographer Justin Reznick shows us best practices for photographing in the frozen tundra. Looking at how to photograph
The Weekly Wrap-up compiles interesting articles published this week on Photofocus. This week, we learned about beauty standards, creating a snow scene, using Lume Cubes with holiday lights, selling photography online, people in architecture and mobile sync with ACDSee.
Recently I worked with a team of fellow creatives on an “Ice Queen” character concept and photoshoot. Since snow is in pretty short supply in sunny Florida, to create the snow covered photo set we envisioned required much brainstorming, research and experimentation. While we could have resorted to a more Photoshop based approach, creating snow effects on the computer, we wanted to get as much of the winter effect in camera in one shot as possible.
Like most photographers, I’m always looking for the right location, the right angle, the perfect light and the right moment to make the photograph. Whether I’m traveling abroad or walking around Boston, near my studio, one of my favorite times
With the pandemic still ongoing, a lot of us are still unable to travel far for landscape photography. But, we can instead take advantage of the extra time to hone our editing skills. This will especially apply to beginners who
A look at Corey Rich’s “The Stories Behind the Images: Lessons from a Life in Adventure Photography”
Corey Rich is an acclaimed photographer, director and teacher, best known for his adventure photography. As a college student in the mid-90s, Rich began documenting the sport he loved, rock climbing. This hobby initiated a long and successful adventure photography
I adore using curves and using curves layers in Adobe Photoshop. I think I use that one tool more than any other! It’s quick and easy, and can make such a difference with little effort. Going beyond the ‘S’ curve
Welcome to Beyond Technique, the podcast that empowers photographers to bring their businesses to the next level, brought to you by Platypod, Photofocus and Skip Cohen University. Today we chat with photographer Roberto Valenzuela about to prepare and gear up
If you like flexibility in when you shoot, but love golden hour lighting, then this setup could be a good one to add to your mental kit! In this walkthrough I’ll show you how I simulated a hazy golden hour