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

The information is easy to understand and to the point

I bought several of your Video Courses and I just love them. They are enthusiastic, the information is easy to understand and to the point. It makes me want to run out and try all your tips . Best of all the photography from all over the world is just fantastic! Great work! Will be watching for more!

Marie
Upper Michigan, USA

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

Experience you bring to your video courses was very uplifting

The fresh perspective and experience you bring to your video courses was very uplifting to me and since I have taken the course my images have really improved. I also have a renewed desire to shoot again. I continue to watch them over and over and find hidden gems in them each time I do.

Shane Davila
Boise, Idaho, USA

Great collection of instructional videos

Thank you Jay and Varina . Another great collection of instructional videos. I watch a lot of videos and you two are really the best in giving useful information.

Richard Duckworth
Florida, USA

You have solved a huge mystery for me

Varina – this is EXACTLY what I have been studying these days and you have solved a huge mystery for me with this explanation of hyperfocal distance. I’m going to put your chart in my iPhone so I have it with me when I’m out in the field.

Catherine Martin
Palm Desert, California

It was excellent!

In camera exposure principles very simply explained in today’s Mastering Exposure Webinar . It was excellent!

Alan Dixon
Norwich, England

I learn better with your focused approach

I have used both your free and paid video tutorials. What I really like about your approach over some of the many others I have read, is that you concentrate on one small topic (such as hyperfocal distance). I found that I was more likely to go out and practice and thus retain what I learned better than when attacking a much broader topic.

John
Cleveland, Ohio, USA

I really enjoyed the Behind the Lens course.

I really enjoyed the Behind the Lens course. It is the best of all the courses you’ve made. I own every one of your webinars and courses and this one was as intuitive as any of them.

Frankie Leyro
Fort Belvoir, VA, USA

great content from a very knowledgeable instructor

In Sharp Focus Webinar contained great content from a very knowledgeable instructor.
Paul Peters
Cobble Hill, British Columbia, Canada

Easy to follow and replicate for your students

Once again, a wonderful course (Getting it Right in Camera) that you have created here, in stunning locations, and by means of your intuitive style of teaching all the concepts and techniques can be properly digested. The case studies provide invaluable insights in how you work your cameras and the thought processes behind creating those wonderful images – easy to follow and replicate for your students.

Frank Weitzer
Germany

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: