In Sharp Focus

2nd Edition
Learn how to handle difficult focusing situations… discover the best practices and camera settings for sharp focus… and find out how you can get creative with focus settings, too!

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What’s Included?

  • Instant access to streaming video files for 1 YEAR.
  • 13 teaching videos for photographers who want to know to get sharp photos every time!
  • 80+ minutes of video content – in-depth explanations, examples, workflow, and case studies about focus settings and focus modes.
  • Workshop-style lessons taught by professional in the field.
  • Case Studies: Photographing lava explosions, Shooting a Sea Urchin under water, Focus Stacking, Macro Photography, and more!

What You’ll Learn

In a series of easy-to-understand, bite-sized lessons, you’ll explore best practices and camera settings for getting your focus just right, every time.

 We’ll show you how to use focus stacking to go beyond the DOF limitations of your lens.

 You’ll learn how to focus on subjects in motion – whether they are moving predictably or erratically.

 You’ll discover how to use mirror lockup, timed delay, and focus-assist functions to capture sharp photos.

 You’ll learn to handle difficult focusing situations, and how to get creative with focus settings, too!

You’ll learn from on-location case studies and in-depth explanations of our thought-processes… right there in the field as we work.

What Customers are Saying

You guys do a fabulous job teaching

You guys do a fabulous job teaching the Essential Filters Course  in a fairly easy and straightforward manner that we can comprehend quickly. I have already learned a lot about different tips and tricks just by watching some of your video courses. Kudos to both of you and I deeply appreciate it.

Jeffery Wong
California

Terrific clear, simple, engaging style

Jay and Varina Patel’s Ultimate Landscape Photography Course has been a great resource to help me in my journey towards taking great photos. Their presentations are in the terrific clear, simple, engaging style that they use in their workshops. Their content is comprehensive and includes handy tips and information that I haven’t seen elsewhere on the net.

Simon Patterson
Western Australia

In Sharp Focus Webinar was excellent

In Sharp Focus Webinar was excellent…just enough information covered without information overload.

Tom Power
Ireland

Jay and Varina’s style of teaching is so amazing

Your and Varina’s style of teaching is so amazing. You bring the workshop to my home in lucid and easy to understand style. I have subscribed to many including PPSOP, Lynda…But your team is the best! I have recommended The Complete Ultimate Collection to all my friends.

Sunil Udupa
Mumbai, India

I have benefited immensely from your instruction

I have benefited immensely from your instruction on hyper-focal distance, and on stacking, photos to attain sharp focus throughout the scene. Your enthusiasm for your work is contagious. I appreciate the influence of your vitality in my photography.

Jim
Indian Land, SC, USA

Jay and Varina explain photography really well

I have been enjoying your videos from Hyperfocal Distance and The Ultimate Landscape Photography Courses. And I must say you – Jay and Varina – explain photography really well. And I love the humour that you guys bring.

Jamie Blair
New South Wales, Australia

You do a terrific job of explaining things clearly

I just wanted to let you know that I’m working my way through the Ultimate Landscape Photography Course and loving it! You do a terrific job of explaining things clearly, and you have a great onscreen presence and rapport with each other. Really enjoying it – looks like I’ll have to get Behind the Lens next… And I look forward to more after that!

Jack Johnson
Beloit, WI, USA

Keep up the great work

I didn’t know Histograms could be so easily manipulated with such awesome results. I purchased this a few weeks, ago, and have viewed all the videos five or six times. Having been a public school teacher for 40+ years before retiring, I know what makes excellent teaching, and you, two, are some of the best instructors I’ve seen in the field of photography. Keep up the great work, and keep adding new additions to your ebooks and videos collections.

Michael Kaiser
Georgetown, USA

I learn a lot from them

Both Jay and Ugo are clear and informative in their instruction. I learn a lot from them whenever they host a webinar.

Neal Abello
Santa Ynez, United States

Every single case study was excellent

Great course! I am loving the narrower scope but more in-depth approach and both the “in the field” workflow and “the photo I didn’t take” explanations. Every single case study was excellent. (Behind the Lens Course)

Regina Velasquez

Is this In Sharp Focus for Nature Photography Tutorial for me?

This tutorial is for you if:

  • You have a good understanding of camera exposure and photography composition but struggle with getting sharp focus.
  • You want to learn about how to use camera's focus modes and settings to get sharp focus for nature photography.
  • You want to master how to accurately focus on moving subject in nature.
  • You want to discover how to focus stacking to go beyond the depth of field limitations of your camera lens.
  • You want to learn more about the limitations of your camera focus mechanism in real-world situations... and find out how to work around them.

This tutorial might not be the right fit if:

  • You are a beginner landscape photographer. If you don't know how to use your camera in manual mode, you may want to find out more before you start this course.
  • You want in-depth explanations of how to compose and how to set your exposure. In this nature photography composition tutorial, we assume you know how to use your camera settings.
  • You want a cookie-cutter approach to improving your nature photography compositions.
  • You want to learn about post processing nature photos with Photoshop or Lightroom.

About our In Sharp Focus Tutorial for Nature Photography

Our In Sharp Focus for Nature Photography tutorial is packed full of easy-to-follow explanations, real life examples, and in-depth case studies. You will learn how to use focus settings for your DSLR and mirrorless camera to create images with incredible depth and sharp detail. You'll learn about the challenges that nature photographers face with focus settings, and how to work around them.

Here are some of the key concepts covered in this In Sharp Focus for Nature Photography tutorial: