Skylum is offering a free eBook — "A Skylum Software Guide to Drone Photography" — to anyone who responds to a survey about drone photography. You'll also be entered for a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card. "A Skylum Software Guide to Drone Photography" features articles from Chris Anson, Steve Eilenberg, Richard Harrington, Nick Minore and Michael Muraz. It features articles on everything from how to get started with drone photography to best practices in photography and post-processing. Get your free drone photography eBook today! … [Read more...] about Free drone eBook and chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card from Skylum
We're running a short survey to understand how you use HDR photography. Why you shoot high dynamic range images and what gear you use. Plus all respondents are eligible to win a $250 B&H Gift Card. The survey takes 5–6 minutes to complete. Please jump over and vote. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HDR-PF Photo credit: Ian Cylkowski … [Read more...] about We want to know how you shoot HDR!
We could really use your help... please consider taking our reader survey. It will help us better serve you our readers. Please take it now (it will take 3 minutes to complete and is only one page long). We'll be giving away two gift certificates to B&H to two random folks who take the survey. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/G5XL6ZC … [Read more...] about Photofocus Reader Survey
At Photofocus, we work hard to keep you on the cutting edge. Now it's your turn to help shape the professional photography world. We were approached to help administer a survey about what lights and tools photographers need. A big research company reached out to us and wants to hear from professional, semiprofessional, and advanced enthusiasts about how you light your pictures. The survey is short (and we'd really appreciate it if you'd go vote). It should take less than 5 minutes to complete. If you want, they even have a contest at the … [Read more...] about A Short Survey On Lighting
We'd like to know how open you are to using different types of gear. Are you a believer in an all-in one lens or do you switch out for specialty situations. Please let us know why you do or do not shoot with other lenses in the comments. We're working on new tutorials about different styles of shooting. … [Read more...] about How Many Lenses Do You Own?
We were approached about a pretty cool project... help design the lighting solutions that photographers need going forward. A big research company reached out to us and wants to hear from professional, semiprofessional, and advanced enthusiasts about how you light your pictures. The survey is short (and we'd appreciate it if you'd go vote). It should take less than 5 minutes to complete. If you want, they even have a contest at the end if you want to enter. This is your chance to give input on what type of gear you want to see made. … [Read more...] about A Short Survey On Lighting
We'd like to better understand our readership so we can develop new tutorials and resources for you. Please choose which specialty forms of photography you'd like to see coverage on here at Photofocus. This list is not exhaustive, and you're welcome to choose multiple items. Feel free to also add other items into the comments. Taking these surveys helps us improve the site for you. … [Read more...] about Question of the Week
We'd like to know our readers a bit better. Please let us know which camera brand you plan to buy next. We don't want to know what you're shooting with now, but what camera you plan to add to your collection next. This will help our writers choose which stories to write about. … [Read more...] about Question of the Week — Which Brand Camera Will You Buy Next?
We're hard at work on tutorials and product reviews, but we'd like to better understand what gear you think you'll buy in the new year. Please share what gear you're most interested in learning about or have already decided to buy. Comments are welcome too. You can vote for as many items as you plan to pick up. … [Read more...] about Your Vote Counts: 2015 Gear Upgrades
One very useful feature inside of Lightroom's Library Module is the Survey mode. This is a fantastic tool to use when you have a photo-shoot filled with many similar images, and you need to edit them down to just a few keepers. I use this a lot with my food photography images, since I tend to photograph several frames of a similar setup. I also like to use the flag option to choose my picks, and the Survey mode makes it very easy to do. Here's how you can use the Survey mode to select keepers from your photo-shoots: 1. Select your folder of … [Read more...] about Lightroom Quick Tip: Selecting Keepers with the Survey Mode
We'd like to get to know you a little better. Each week we'll have a short question to learn more about our readership. Answering will help us customize the content of Photofocus to better match the needs of our readers. … [Read more...] about Question of the Week: Photography Sales
We're revisiting a recent poll to get your feedback on coverage for the site. … [Read more...] about What Do You Want to See?
Please choose which items you'd like to see more of in the poll above. We'd really like to know what content interests you the most and why you visit Photofocus. Feel free to leave comments below as well and we'll try to work things in. Thanks for the feedback... its helpful as we plan out the focus for the next few months. _______ … [Read more...] about Reader Feedback Time… Tell Us What You Want More Of