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Speed posing: Three types of circles

Editor’s note: This is a guest article from Florida-based wedding photographer Richie Acevedo. Richie was one of the first photographers mentored by Vanelli many years ago. Impressed with how far

Are bridal shows worth attending for photographers?

Over an early morning breakfast, I asked Wedding Photographer Richie Acevedo, who just came back from a bridal show, if the show was worth attending and paying for a booth. Here are his thoughts on why photographers should attend a bridal show.

Weekly Wrap-Up: December 23-29, 2018

The Weekly Wrap-up compiles interesting articles published this week on Photofocus. This week we talked about getting started with your new camera, photographing Christmas morning, macro photography tips, sharpening using

Wedding photography: Capturing the first dance

Wedding photographer’s don’t have the luxury of a second chance to capture a bride and groom’s first dance. Here’s how to capture a beautiful moment that will be cherished for years.

Photographer of the Day: Ryan Southen

Category: Weddings Photographer: Ryan Southen Photo: “perryn + sarah | rochester, michigan” Being able to bring in non-standard elements into wedding photographs makes them just that much more special. Here,

Photographer of the Day: Derek Robertson

Category: Weddings Photographer: Derek Robertson Photo: “Dance, love, sing, live.” First dances are one of the most special elements of a wedding celebration. Here, Derek does a fantastic job of

Indian Wedding

Photographer of the Day: Arvind Ramachander

Category: Weddings Photographer: Arvind Ramachander Photo: “Lights. Colors. Action” I’m always fascinated by what we think of as “non-traditional” weddings. I attended my first Indian wedding last summer, and it

Photographer of the Day: Raul Perez Amezquita

Category: Weddings Photographer: Raul Perez Amezquita Photo: “Beach Wedding” Upon first glance, this might seem like a typical beach wedding photo, captured at golden hour. But there’s one element of

Photographer of the Day: Sarah Wayte

Category: Weddings Photographer: Sarah Wayte Photo: “Blessing” In Sarah’s photo, she explains the bride’s love for animals, and how important it was to have both her and the groom in

We Want to See Your Wedding Photographs!

If you haven’t already heard yet, starting in July, Photofocus is making some changes to our Photographer of the Day feature. The new schedule will look like this: Monday: Architecture

Sunday Comics humor from Photofocus

Sunday Comics: Wedding Season Thought #1

As the season for marriages approaches Photofocus dedicates a series of thoughts to wedding photographers everywhere. Sure. I love doing my work for free… This laugh from Shoppe Designs.

Getting Creative with Event Photography

A few weeks ago, I had the chance to photograph a local event with entrepreneurs from Detroit, who had traveled to Grand Rapids to visit with other “makers” in the