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How does Aurora HDR do with a starry night sky?
I had just sat down to begin processing an image of a starry sky and a faint Milky Way. I...
Are you crazy? You can’t use a long lens for stars!
Wondering what to get the photographer on your list who has “everything?” Take a look at the Photofocus Holiday Shopping...
Photographer of the Day: Ken Lee
Category: Astrophotography Photographer: Ken Lee Photo: “Red Menace” Ken captures a one-of-a-kind astrophotography image here, taken from inside an old...
Mirrorless Camera Maniac: Tips For Shooting The Milky Way
Photographing the Milky Way is remarkable because what you see on your camera is magnitudes more intricate than what you...
Long Exposure Noise Reduction (I’m Eating Crow)
If you look at your interchangeable-lens camera's menu, you'll probably find a setting for Long Exposure Noise Reduction. In fact,...
Stop Waiting for Lightroom to Preview your Images
Sometimes you just need to turn around images really quick when photographing an event like a wedding or party, maybe...
Photo of the Day: Risenstock Starshow
Category: Architecture/Landscape Photography by Originally shared on the Photofocus Facebook page. Richard braved freezing cold temperatures to capture the magnificent...
Shooting Landscapes? Go the Extra Mile
Landscape photography brings its own rewards. Being in a beautiful place at a tranquil time of day is therapeutic. Add...
Getting Started with Nightscapes
Winter is the perfect time to practice nighttime photography. I took advantage of the long nights during my Christmas holiday...

Photographer of the Day: Ken Lee

Category: Astrophotography Photographer: Ken Lee Photo: “Red Menace” Ken captures a one-of-a-kind astrophotography image here, taken from inside an old military vehicle at a decommissioned World War II airfield. Ken’s technique of lighting the interior of the vehicle with a

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Long Exposure Noise Reduction (I’m Eating Crow)

If you look at your interchangeable-lens camera’s menu, you’ll probably find a setting for Long Exposure Noise Reduction. In fact, many cameras have this activated by default. It’s a cool tool, and here’s a simple explanation of how it works

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Photo of the Day: Risenstock Starshow

Category: Architecture/Landscape Photography by Originally shared on the Photofocus Facebook page. Richard braved freezing cold temperatures to capture the magnificent night-time sky above Uri Switzerland. This shot masterfully combines crystal-clear stars and the shadowy mountains of Switzerland. All too often

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Shooting Landscapes? Go the Extra Mile

Landscape photography brings its own rewards. Being in a beautiful place at a tranquil time of day is therapeutic. Add good company, and it doesn’t really matter if you make any good pictures because the experience alone was worthwhile. For

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Getting Started with Nightscapes

Winter is the perfect time to practice nighttime photography. I took advantage of the long nights during my Christmas holiday to make some photographs with a friend who hadn’t done nighttime work before, and the tips I shared with her

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Long Exposure Noise Reduction (I’m Eating Crow)

If you look at your interchangeable-lens camera’s menu, you’ll probably find a setting for Long Exposure Noise Reduction. In fact, many cameras have this activated by default. It’s a cool tool, and here’s a simple explanation of how it works

Read More

Photo of the Day: Risenstock Starshow

Category: Architecture/Landscape Photography by Originally shared on the Photofocus Facebook page. Richard braved freezing cold temperatures to capture the magnificent night-time sky above Uri Switzerland. This shot masterfully combines crystal-clear stars and the shadowy mountains of Switzerland. All too often

Read More

Shooting Landscapes? Go the Extra Mile

Landscape photography brings its own rewards. Being in a beautiful place at a tranquil time of day is therapeutic. Add good company, and it doesn’t really matter if you make any good pictures because the experience alone was worthwhile. For

Read More

Getting Started with Nightscapes

Winter is the perfect time to practice nighttime photography. I took advantage of the long nights during my Christmas holiday to make some photographs with a friend who hadn’t done nighttime work before, and the tips I shared with her

Read More

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