The Photo Focus

Little Tool—Big Results

Little Tool—Big Results

I have a simple tool in my camera bag that can be used to increase color saturation, reduce blowouts, cut through reflections and haze, and make blue skies richer. It is quite economical to own, yet...

Capturing a Flower in a Water Drop Splash

Capturing a Flower in a Water Drop Splash

A water drop splash on a rainy day? Sure. This is a perfect project for a rainy day. Come with me, and we will step inside and have some tabletop fun. 1. Fill a clear 9” x 13” pan to the brim with...

To Photograph the Milky Way

To Photograph the Milky Way

The foundational element in achieving spectacular night photographs is the proper equipment. Most lenses will capture stars, but many do not capture them well. You want a lens that will shoot wide...

Focus Illustrated… July 2021

Focus Illustrated… July 2021

Gray Squirrel This photo was submitted as a Favorite Focus. The editor turned it into an example of the February Photo Focus, by using Sharpen AI software to sharpen the photo. Photo © Ryan Fox,...

Favorite Focus… July 2021

Favorite Focus… July 2021

I found this rock in a cave by our house. Photo © Nate Carlen, Chewelah, WA. I took a walk to our pond, and was delighted to find this large crayfish in a shallow puddle. Photo © Timothy David...