Nautilus February 20 2014

A Webinar with Harold Davis
Achieving your potential as a digital photographer


Join Harold Davis and Focal Press for a FREE Webinar! Achieving your potential as a digital photographer. December 5th at 5:00 pm GMT / 12:00 pm EST / 9:00 am PST. Achieving your potential as a digital photographer involves so many things—good photographic technique, of course, but also a clear understanding of where you want…


Focal Press @ the 2014 PhotoPlus Conference & Expo


We are just days away from one of the biggest photography events in the United States – PhotoPlus!  The photography team here at Focal Press is hard at work on last minute preparations. Visit Focal Press at the PhotoPlus Conference & Expo – Booth #1217! Come by the booth, browse the latest titles, enter to…


Free-to-Access Photography eBooks! Read for free until June 30th.


A century of knowledge, now at your fingertips THROUGHOUT JUNE Routledge and Focal Press are committed to ensuring that valuable research and content from the past is available in the newest and most accessible formats. As part of this commitment, we have digitized over 15,000 of our older titles that were previously only available in…

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Perspective & Settings for Couple’s Portraits


A big part of how a final image will look depends upon where you are positioned and what equipment and settings you choose to use. Are you going to take the photograph from below or from above? From a lower perspective to minimize or from a higher perspective? Emphasizing an object in the foreground or…

Couple's posting

Wedding Photography – Couple Action & Interaction 101


Two photographs with couples in similar body positions can take on two very different moods simply by tweaking the interaction within the photograph. There are some actions and interactions which are more awkward for some clients, while others simply require a “warm-up” period before you start getting into the more intimate interactions. If I find…

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Hooray for Hollywood: Paramount Studios Sets the Stage for Paris Photo / LA Edition 2014


After a successful run in 2013, logistics are the priority for the directors and creative teams at the Paramount Picture Studios, as last minute production and talent discussions are underway for the second annual Paris Photo Los Angeles. And what better city than Los Angeles ¬–a mecca for creatives, is there to champion the 2014…

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