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Get Focused! Image Stacking for Maximum Depth of Field

One of the primary objectives when making an image is to achieve proper focus to draw attention to a subject or areas of interest.  For some photographs, such as portraits, only the person or people in the image may be in focus.  In other situations, however, it may be preferable that everything in the image be in focus.  This is …

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6 Safety Tips For Photographers

When I first thought of this particular subject, my focus was going to be narrowed and focus.  A quick trip to Google and more thought, I expanded my focus just a little bit.   I found a few articles about safety for photographers, but not as many as I thought there would be.   From time to time, I will …

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6 Ways to Get Your Photography Seen That Aren’t Social Media

I am willing to bet that almost all photographers want their work to be seen by others.  I personally take photos because I enjoy the exploring and creating that comes with photography, but I would be completely lying if I told you that I did not like my work being visible to eyes other than my own.  The obvious, quick …

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Volume Green Screen For Team and Individual Photography

When shooting a lot of Team and Individual for youth sports it’s bound to happen – an organization will book you and the facilities just don’t have a good background for the pictures.  Typically this is a school gym that has dirty walls or torn pads.  It can also be a clubhouse/office space that looks nothing like the sport you …

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Best Website Providers for Photographers (Head-to-Head Test)

As modern photographers, an absolute necessity is an online presence.  Professionals rely on an online portfolio to gain new business.  Anyone that is hoping to earn a bit of money from their photography is hoping to generate sales, and the way to do that in the 21st century includes a website and/or apps.  Even the casual family photographer probably has …

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How to Use the Lightroom Tone Curve Panel

The Tone Curve panel in Lightroom is a powerful way to control the look and feel of your image. If you’re like me, you know that you can create good images while entirely bypassing the Tone Curve panel. My portfolio is full of images that never had a single adjustment in the Tone Curve panel. Maybe you’ve even purposefully avoided the panel …