Holiday Gifts
 

We know you're probably sick to death of sales emails this weekend. That's why we're just sending you free photo gifts. We appreciate you being a reader of Photofocus or a customer of one of our products. As such we wanted to offer you some useful tools for free. These classes and links will stay live through December 31, 2017. ENJOY!

Note: Photofocus is an education and news site for photographers. Our goal is to educate and inspire.

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Learn to control light so you can make a great portrait any time and anywhere. This course covers essential lighting principles and strategies and shows how you can use just one light source to take dramatic portraits, business headshots, and family photos. Discover ten different styles that can be accomplished using only one light, and find out how to incorporate simple and inexpensive light-modification tools.

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How do you create sports portraits that capture the prowess and competitive spirits of athletes, young and old? Robert Vanelli shows how to light, shoot, and edit sports portraits with an “edgy” look. You’ll learn to use a portable studio setup that produces dramatic harsh lighting that can go right to the practice field.

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FREEPRESETS

We've got tons of great presets to save you time and jumpstart your creativity.
* Aurora HDR 2018 Presets
* Photofocus LOOKs for Perfectly Clear
* Inspired Style presets for Skylum Luminar
* 44 Free Presets for Photomatix
* Free Presets for OnOne

Need Perfectly Clear? Get it for as low as $49
Need Luminar 2018? Exclusive Bundle just $59

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Ever look at a photo and feel disappointed that it doesn't convey the original scene? This course reveals how to use Adobe Photoshop to enhance the color, contrast, and sharpness of a photograph to help ensure richness of real life is displayed. Using tools from adjustment layers to filters, discover how to nondestructively transform your photos.

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PerfectPortraits V1-1

Thanks to our friends at Perfectly Clear, we've got a free eBook for you. This comprehensive guide was written by the Photofocus team and features practical advice on how to make great portraits. This book is absolutely free and you can download it here.

While you're at it, give Perfectly Clear Complete a try as well.

GET THE FREE PDF

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CyberDeals

Cyber Monday Deals

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We offer a complete look at what’s great about Luminar 2018 for Mac and Windows. Master both the new and most essential features in this exciting new application.

This course is absolutely free and will get you up to speed fast.

Need Luminar 2018? This is the best deal anywhere

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We'll be launching a new online education site next year called ThinkTAP Learn. But you can get a taste of it for free right now. We've unlocked 5 free classes for you to enjoy though December 31, 2017.

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If you’re new to photography this book is for you.It will help you through the jargon and give you a solid start. This book contains inspirational examples as well as detailed walk-throughs. If you want a strong, simple guide that covers the basics of making good photographs this is it!

GET THE FREE PDF

The iBooks version contains interactive images, quizzes, and movies.

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Aurora HDR 2018 is a comprehensive photo editor that makes it easy to unlock the full dynamic range of any photo. It also works great on bracketed images.
In 30 minutes, let Photofocus publisher Rich Harrington unlock all the powerful features you need to know about, including some of the newest things added in the 2018 release. Rich has literally written the book on Aurora HDR (he’s the author of the official help manual that ships with the app).

Get the software here

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We’d like to better understand your needs when editing portraits and wedding images. We’re helping to design some new presets as well as software features and we’d like to know what you want.

The survey can be taken here — https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/weddingphoto

All folks who take the survey get a free copy of Scott Bourne’s 72 Essays on Photography eBook (worth $9.99). You’ll find the link at the top of the survey right below the title.

You can also enter to win a $50 B&H Gift Card.

Please take 3 minutes and share your opinions.

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