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I Will Make Online Portfolios webinar sponsored by Adobe Stock

Free Webinar: Make Online Portfolios

Photography has to be seen to be valuable for the photographer. Photofocus publisher, Rich Harrington, and managing editor, Kevin Ames host this tip-packed webinar on how to build a photographic

Panasonic’s New Camera: Lumix GH5S

The GH5S is the latest camera from Panasonic, and it’s carving out an interesting niche. It’s not a replacement for the GH5 (which was made available only one year ago),

How to Shoot Greenscreen

This is our second post in a multipart series on greenscreen video and photography (check out part 1).  Check out Adobe Stock if you need backgrounds or greenscreen elements. Cameras

Lighting Green Screen Video/Photography

This is our first post in a multipart series on greenscreen video and photography.  Check out Adobe Stock if you need backgrounds or other greenscreen elements. The popularity of green

Becoming A Better Drone Pilot, Part 2

(Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Chris Anson. See more of his work here) In Part 2 you’re going to take the next step in refining your control

Photowalk Tonight @8pm In NYC

Tens of thousands of photographers are descending on New York City from around the world to attend Photo Plus Expo, the largest photography conference, and trade show in the Western

Mirrorless Camera Maniac: Focus Peaking

I started photography with a K1000 camera which required manual focus and had a cat’s eye style focusing screen. It was very apparent when I was focused at the wrong

How to Remove Noise with a Luminosity Layer in Aurora HDR 2018

HDR (High Dynamic Range) processing of your photos by its nature can result in a lot of noise or graininess in your final image. While Macphun’s new Aurora HDR 2018 for PC’s does a great job overall reducing noise, there are still times when noisy areas appear in your processed HDR. This can be caused by many reasons, but most commonly it’s due to your settings in camera (such as shooting at too high of an ISO) or any image processing you have done to your images before merging them in Aurora (such as exposure adjustments). Regardless of the cause, you can remove most of this noise by using a “Luminosity Layer”. This technique saves a lot of time, giving you consistently good-looking results, quickly.