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Achieving accurate colors and contrast in your images can be difficult for many photographers. Without the proper tools, you are often just guessing at the best overall settings during post-processing. For lots of people, getting close enough to accurate color
Making real estate pictures can be a lot of fun and even profitable. The thing is, you can easily spend way too much shooting and finishing them to make it worth your time or worth the realtor’s time to hire
I was attending a workshop with Matthew Jordan Smith years ago when I saw first-hand how a photographer used a light meter. At that time he had a Sekonic meter. I remember him explaining how he never does a shoot
My name is Bryan Esler, and I have a confession. I’ve never used a handheld light meter. For me, light meters were old technology. They weren’t something that was necessary. I didn’t completely understand how to use them, what the
I should have followed this rule the other day. I photographed 50 people in a row and I need to finish all of those pictures for delivery. It’d be a lot easier to get a great starting point if I
Living in Sedona, I have been privy to lots of beautiful changing scenery due to changing light conditions. The most interesting images happen on the edges of light when sunrise or sunset occurs. Or, when you find the edges of
In this article, I’ll be discussing the importance of your business name for those looking to start a photography business or thinking about rebranding themselves as a photographer! Common naming conventions When it comes to picking a business name for
Sometimes the simplest things can produce the most results. Sometimes the least expensive things can open up more doors than you ever thought was possible. Sometimes photography feels like magic. White backgrounds are such things. Below, I will be sharing
Using a low aperture for getting the shot in tricky light is often a great way to shoot a scene. I recently photographed a Red Riding Hood inspired portrait session in a redwood forest. Even though it was shot at
Welcome to Mind Your Own Business, the podcast that helps photographers improve their business and their lives! Today we chat with photographer Kristen Jensen as she discusses the process and impact of growing your business brand. Get ready to be
Help! We all need it once in a while. In the Photofocus Community, we have a private group just for that reason. Our Photo Assist Group is a place where you can post your images and get some assistance. Maybe
If you’ve just taken a liking to doing landscape photography, you will definitely benefit from getting the right tools for the job. These don’t just mean the right camera and lens, but also the accessories to pair with your tripod.
Scattered about Racetrack Playa in Death Valley National Park are mysterious sliding or sailing stones, leaving snakelike trails behind them on the cracked dry lake bed, often for longer than 250 meters. How these stones — some weighing hundreds of kilograms — slid was
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