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Announcing the Photofocus Celebrates 21 contest winner for May!
Color manage your workflow from monitor to camera webinar
Photographing flat art for artists
Calibrating with X-Rite and BenQ
Are you getting the best color from your camera?
Why does color cast matter?
Portrait Tips: Why You Shouldn’t Use Auto White Balance
Finally! A Monitor that Displays Colors Correctly!
Want Natural-Looking Light? Use Gels.
Fixing What you see is NOT what you get when Printing
X-Rite Color Checker Passport Mini Review

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Why does color cast matter?

Color cast is everywhere. Take a photo of a snowscape on a sunny day. The snow is blue, not white because it reflects the color of the sky. So this color cast is OK. What about the bride in the

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Want Natural-Looking Light? Use Gels.

You need great light to direct attention to your subjects and help your photos appear natural. If you want to make great light with flashes, you need gels. Gels simply color your flash’s light which allows you to match the

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X-Rite Color Checker Passport Mini Review

Guest Post & Photo by Ara Roselani X-Rite ColorChecker Passport is a pocket-sized plastic case with “target” panels for white balance, color correction and warming/cooling. The accompanying software has an Adobe Lightroom/Photoshop plugin and a camera profiling application. X-Rite, who

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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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Mind Your Own Business: New year, new plans!

Welcome to Mind Your Own Business, the podcast that helps photographers improve their business and their lives! Today Skip and I have a detailed discussion about what photographers can do to make 2021 (and 2022, actually) better than ever. “Growth

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Going wide with 24mm for street photography

For many photographers, 35mm is the ideal focal length for street photography. However, if you’ve ever been curious about wide you can go with your choice of lenses for this genre, the quick video above by Pierre Lambert will give

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Five exercises to help you see

We are all photographers. Phones. Tablets. Cameras. Every one of us can at almost any given moment take a photo. The question is how can you make your images different from anyone else’s? “The real voyage of discovery consists not

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