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Weekly Wrap-Up: January 3-9, 2020
Weekly Wrap-Up: Dec. 27, 2020 – Jan. 2, 2021
Weekly Wrap-Up: December 20-26, 2020
Weekly Wrap-Up: December 13-19, 2020
Weekly Wrap-Up: December 6-12, 2020
Weekly Wrap-Up: Nov. 29-Dec. 5, 2020
Weekly Wrap-Up: November 22-28, 2020
Weekly Wrap-Up: November 15-21, 2020
Weekly Wrap-Up: November 8-14, 2020
Weekly Wrap-Up: November 1-7, 2020
Weekly Wrap-Up: October 25-31, 2020
Weekly Wrap-Up: October 18-24, 2020

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Weekly Wrap-Up: Nov. 29-Dec. 5, 2020

This week, Ken Lee got us ready for the winter season by showing us the OpenSnow app. Then, Sara Kempner told us how to find inspiration to photograph in winter weather. Bryan Esler reviewed the Sigma 100-400mm super telephoto lens

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Weekly Wrap-Up: November 22-28, 2020

This week, Sara Kempner kicked things off, showing us different ways how to turn images into greeting cards. Then, Lauri Novak gave us some great gift ideas, perfect for any photographer this holiday season. Nate Torres explained the difference between

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Weekly Wrap-Up: November 15-21, 2020

This week, Sara Kempner gave us an introduction into using Auto ISO. Then, Bryan Esler told us why the Sony a7 III is still relevant in 2020. Levi Sim reviewed the WANDRD FERNWEH backpack, while Darren Miles told us about the

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Weekly Wrap-Up: November 8-14, 2020

This week, Ken Lee told us how to control depth of field. Then, Joy Celine Asto featured a photography project that focuses on photographing migrant farmers. Lauri Novak debated artificial intelligence, while Levi Sim wrote about capturing details in portraits.

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Weekly Wrap-Up: November 1-7, 2020

This week, Levi Sim told us about a great tool to help you learn keyboard shortcuts in Photoshop and Lightroom. Then, Darren Miles walked us through the benefits of tethering. Joy Celine Asto looked at the creative architecture photography of

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Weekly Wrap-Up: October 25-31, 2020

This week, Joy Celine Asto kicked things off with a checklist on how to get started with film photography. Then, Bryan Esler sat down with Adobe’s Stephen Neilson to discuss the latest Photoshop release. Sara Kempner gave us her first

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Weekly Wrap-Up: October 18-24, 2020

This week, Julie Powell kicked things off with a review of the Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 for Sony cameras. Then, Bryan Esler talked with Will Allen about the Content Authenticity Initiative, while Levi Sim gave a first look into the new

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Weekly Wrap-Up: October 11-17, 2020

This week, Andrew Ford kicked things off by showcasing the top 10 most photogenic presidents in U.S. history. Then, Joy Celine Asto brought us back to the summers of old with a great project that looks provides a bit of

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Weekly Wrap-Up: October 4-10, 2020

This week, Andrew Ford kicked things off by talking about using artificial intelligence to save time, while Julie Powell reviewed the Rode smartLav+ mic — perfect for smartphones. Ken Lee gave us some great tips for night photographers during COVID-19.

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Weekly Wrap-Up: Sept. 27-Oct. 3, 2020

This week, Kevin Ames walked us through how he decorates his walls, while Joy Celine Asto profiled photographer Dan Lior, featuring his photographs of the Achuar tribe. Ken Lee told us how to stack images to capture the ultimate Milky

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Weekly Wrap-Up: September 20-26, 2020

This week, Lauri Novak walked us through how to back up images on our smartphones. Then, Sara Kempner told us about putting the experience ahead of everything when it comes to photo excursions. Ken Lee reviewed the Robus RTH-1050 ball

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Weekly Wrap-Up: September 13-19, 2020

This week, Nate Torres dove into whether photography helps to improve your memory. Then, Bryan Esler previewed the upcoming LuminarAI feature, AtmosphereAI, to let you add things like fog, steam and mist to your images. Lauri Novak gave her first

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Let it snow: Winter photography tips for snowy scenes

Gearing up to shoot gorgeous snowy scenes this frosty season? Winter photography comes with its own set of challenges, but many photographers simply can’t resist the charm of winter scenes. Whether you’re still looking for inspiration or some new ideas

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Being Satisfied with Your Own Work - youtube

How to be satisfied with your own photography

If you consider yourself as a perfectionist in your photography or other creative endeavors, you’ll always feel unsatisfied with your work. Perfection does not equate to excellence, and we have to be mindful to not let it consume our work.

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Choosing the RIGHT LENS — Why Focal Length MATTERS - youtube

Why choosing the right focal length matters

Among the first technical things that every photographer has to learn is choosing the right lens for the job. It’s not so much as picking up the right brand, but more of choosing the right focal length that will best

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Luminar AI Quick Tip: Composition AI - youtube

Get the perfect crop with CompositionAI

With CompositionAI in the new LuminarAI, you can get the perfect copy and fix perspective issues in no time flat. Photofocus publisher Rich Harrington shows you how to get things done. Save on LuminarAI and get our free Boot Camp

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Avoiding memory card chaos

As photographers, we often take for granted one of the most important pieces of equipment we can invest in — memory cards. Whether you use CF or SD cards, there’s some simple things to remember in order to avoid card failure.

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Exposure Tactics: Mastering exposure with Kevin Ames

Exposure Tactics: Mastering exposure

This Exposure Tactics post explains what a “technically proper” exposure is and how to get there. Remember I said technically proper, not creatively right. The three photos above are with different exposures. Each one brings out a different feeling or

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