Professional models give posing tips for great self-portraits


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If you’re among the portrait photographers who have been stuck with shooting self-portraits, there’s a big chance that you’re frustrated. You may not be getting the shots you want, you may not be happy with the poses or you may not know how to pose at all. Of course, you’re not alone in this; even […]

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Guest Blog: Fashion, Entertainment, and Advertising Portrait Photographer Andrew Foord


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There may be a global pandemic, but my creative cup runneth over and thanks to a little ingenuity and technology I was able to create new work everyday. How? Well, take a look at the photo below.

This photo was shot on an old CRTV, which was hooked up to an Apple TV, which was AirPlaying a Zoom call via my iPad Pro.

Not only was this project been a fun, technical challenge, but it also allowed me to experiment further with today’s technology, and i’m honored to share my knowledge with you.

Now many of you might be thinking

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Five courses to up your landscape photography game


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Ready to take your landscape photography to the next level? Here’s five courses from the 5DayDeal 2020 Main Bundle that are guaranteed up your game, from shooting in the field to post-processing. Composition Made Easy and Frozen Waterfall Photography by Gavin Hardcastle I love Hardcastle’s teaching style and this course (and its frozen waterfall bonus) […]

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Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 a great all-rounder for Sony photographers


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When I first switched over to my Sony system, I had a basic kit lens which I bought with it. It was great, but had a variable f/3.5-5.6 aperture. I wanted something that would do f/2.8 without breaking the bank. After talking to a few photographer friends and doing a bit of research I bought […]

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Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 a great all-rounder for Sony photographers


This post is by Julie Powell from Photofocus


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When I first switched over to my Sony system, I had a basic kit lens which I bought with it. It was great, but had a variable f/3.5-5.6 aperture. I wanted something that would do f/2.8 without breaking the bank. After talking to a few photographer friends and doing a bit of research I bought […]

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Monday News (mostly about “Big New Stuff” Tuesday)


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We Could Possibly See Some New Photoshop & Lightroom Features Released Tomorrow

Hey, it’s possible, because tomorrow morning is the opening keynote for Adobe’s MAX conference, and historically they’ve announced new Lightroom and Photoshop updates during the keynote. So, since this is historically the case, Rob Sylvan will be doing a post on any new Lightroom features over on my other blog — LightroomKillerTips.com tomorrow just in case they do release any new Lightroom features (hey, it could happen, right?)

Catch My “Maybe There Will Be New Lightroom & Photoshop Features” Webcast tomorrow

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On Photography: Eugène Atget, 1857-1927


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“A good photograph is like a good hound dog, dumb, but eloquent.” –Eugene Atget When photography was barely 25 years old, Eugène Atget started photographing views of Paris, France that evolved into an over ten thousand image portrait of the city. For close to 40 years, Atget photographed the city as it moved from an […]

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On Photography: Eugène Atget, 1857-1927


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“A good photograph is like a good hound dog, dumb, but eloquent.” -Eugene Atget When photography was barely 25 years old, Eugène Atget started photographing views of Paris, France that evolved into an over ten thousand image portrait of the city. For close to 40 years, Atget photographed the city as it moved from an […]

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Digital Anarchy’s Flicker Free Plugin Updated to Version 2 with Added Motion Compensation and Performance Boosts


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An update to Digital Anarchy’s Flicker Free plugin has bought motion compensation, a large performance boost and a handy collection of presets.

Being a victim of circumstances … is it mandatory?


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Whether you’re an employee, self-employed worker or owner of a large company, everyone is currently experiencing their share of challenges. But is it mandatory to be a victim of circumstances? I’m looking at the question. Why do some people are victims while others grow? Let me start by taking a look at some good friends. […]

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Being a victim of circumstances … is it mandatory?


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Whether you’re an employee, self-employed worker or owner of a large company, everyone is currently experiencing their share of challenges. But is it mandatory to be a victim of circumstances? I’m looking at the question. Why do some people are victims while others grow? Let me start by taking a look at some good friends. […]

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JOIN US IN NOVEMBER FOR SOMETHING VERY SPECIAL…


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Watch the short video below and you’ll see what it’s all about and why it might be just what you’ve been waiting for:

Joe shared the news about the conference in his newsletter earlier this week, and here’s what he wrote about the event:

“After these two days, your conversation with light will be in a different place, and your confidence with the tools of light will be accelerated.”

Wow. If I wasn’t already going to be teaching, I’d definitely be going. What an incredible opportunity!

The official dates are:

November 16-17, 2020 with a special pre-conference session for

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JOIN US IN NOVEMBER FOR SOMETHING VERY SPECIAL…


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Watch the short video below and you’ll see what it’s all about and why it might be just what you’ve been waiting for:

Joe shared the news about the conference in his newsletter earlier this week, and here’s what he wrote about the event:

“After these two days, your conversation with light will be in a different place, and your confidence with the tools of light will be accelerated.”

Wow. If I wasn’t already going to be teaching, I’d definitely be going. What an incredible opportunity!

The official dates are:

November 16-17, 2020 with a special pre-conference session for

Continue reading “JOIN US IN NOVEMBER FOR SOMETHING VERY SPECIAL…”

How I got the photo: Preying mantis macro image


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A beautiful morning dawned with sun shining. I filled the watering can to add moisture to my chocolate mint plants. As the water sprinkled down upon the planter I noticed a tiny flash of brilliant green. Close inspection showed the smallest preying mantis I had ever seen. It was approximately 1.25 inches. As luck would […]

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How I got the photo: Preying mantis macro image


This post is by Bob Coates from Photofocus


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A beautiful morning dawned with sun shining. I filled the watering can to add moisture to my chocolate mint plants. As the water sprinkled down upon the planter I noticed a tiny flash of brilliant green. Close inspection showed the smallest preying mantis I had ever seen. It was approximately 1.25 inches. As luck would […]

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Lessons from the field: Reframing failures


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One of the hardest parts of starting out in any industry or job is your inevitable failures while learning and growing. I don’t care who you are — you’re going to make mistakes and learn lessons the hard way. As someone who is currently trying to transition from a hobbyist to professional photographer, I’ve had […]

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Lessons from the field: Reframing failures


This post is by Sara Kempner from Photofocus


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One of the hardest parts of starting out in any industry or job is your inevitable failures while learning and growing. I don’t care who you are — you’re going to make mistakes and learn lessons the hard way. As someone who is currently trying to transition from a hobbyist to professional photographer, I’ve had […]

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Lessons from the field: Reframing failures


This post is by Sara Kempner from Photofocus


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One of the hardest parts of starting out in any industry or job is your inevitable failures while learning and growing. I don’t care who you are — you’re going to make mistakes and learn lessons the hard way. As someone who is currently trying to transition from a hobbyist to professional photographer, I’ve had […]

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Guest Blog: Legendary Photographer In His Own Mind Mark Rodriguez


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Godriguez pondering what he will shoot and also what to have for lunch

I’ve fallen, and I can’t get up!

I’m stuck…what the hell am I going to shoot?…I need some way to be inspired but I don’t know how. Do you ever ask yourself these questions? Do you find yourself needing ways to figure out what to shoot? Yep, I’ve been there before as well and I’m here to tell ya there are plenty of ways out there to jump start your inspiration and I’m here to share a few that have helped me find my mojo.

“connected”

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Two Real Life Examples of Exporting out AAFs from FCPX with X2Pro


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One of the moans from people about Final Cut Pro X is the handing off of audio to a DAW for finishing. They haven’t realised that FCPX has one of the smoothest tools available for getting an AFF into an audio session! These two filmmakers talk about the benefits of X2Pro to their workflow.