Tutorials

Understanding color in photography

Colour is a very important element in photography for me, and in fact usually the first thing that attracts me to photograph something will be its colour. It doesn’t necessarily have to be a bright or saturated colour, and in fact I often prefer more […]

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How to use Auto Print with a Multi Opening Border

This video will show you how to create and use Auto Print with a multi opening border. Create the border for the size print you want to use and insert as many photo openings as you want. Each opening should be numbered with a different […]

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High Speed Powder Photography Tutorial

Materials: Two packages of holi powder from Amazon.com 2x 10lb packs of the cheapest flour. I purchased these at my local grocery store, but you could get them from Amazon.com as well. Plastic Ziploc bags Dust Pan 1 Einstein E640 Strobe with a beauty dish […]

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Creating a Triptych in Lightroom

When presenting your photos you will sometimes want to create and print them as a series of three images on a single sheet of paper rather than a single image. You might want to do this, for example, to use to decorate a gift card […]

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Car Photography Tutorials

In this fast tip I take you into a new domain for CarPhotoTutorials … video. That’s right, in this article I am not showing you every single step to go from start to finish over multiple images and lots of text … instead I show […]

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Lightroom – Understanding Clarity, Vibrance and Saturation

In Lightroom 2 the collection of Basic fixes available for your image includes three Presence sliders that sit together in the Develop module: Clarity, Vibrance and Saturation. This week I’ll explain the differences between these three adjustments and how they affect your photos. In each […]

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Dynamic Landscape Editing Lightroom Workflow

Lightroom allows us to breathe new life into photos normally reserved for the trash bin. This video will show you the Lightroom workflow behind taking a dull and dark image to dynamic and vibrant. Learn how to push your landscape photos to the limit, then […]

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Make Your Own Photoshop Brushes

One of the most popular searches involving Photoshop on the web is, perhaps not unsurprisingly, for free Photoshop brushes. Photoshop brushes can be used for a range of editing and creative tasks and while it’s fun to find and download great looking brushes it’s also […]

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Autumn Photo Refresher Course

October’s well and truly here, which means the leaves are turning and the ‘season of mists and mellow fruitfulness’ has arrived (if you’re reading this in Australia please bear with us). Indeed, afer an Indian summer of a September in the UK, autumn is picking […]

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How to Photograph Wine Bottles on White Background

You can produce professional-looking product photos without having to hire a professional photographer. By following simple instructions from online video tutorials, you can create rich product images for very little cost. Here is a list of online video tutorials for product photography. There are general […]

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Hands On With Your DSLR: Best Camera Tips For The Amateur Photographer

kay, this is a kind of a personal project. I just graduated from a basic entry level DSLR to an intermediate DSLR. Something, that’s right on the cusp between amateurs and professionals (the very powerful Canon 7D). Even as I heft the camera in my […]

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Stupid Photoshop Tricks #3: Faux Reflections – Pt 2

Reflections in Puddles Creating a reflection that looks like a puddle on the ground is a fun technique. Start with an image of a pavement or brick and convert the background layer to a regular layer. Add a new layer on the image and, using […]

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How to Photograph Cats

Cats can be mysterious, but with the right knowledge, you can get great pictures! Seth shows how to find a unique moment of expression when photographing cats. Other topics include how to take positive pictures of cats in kennels, working in a foster home setting, […]

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Stupid Photoshop Tricks #3: Faux Reflections – Pt 1

There’s something very compelling about photos that capture reflections. These reflections can come from puddles on the ground but they’re not limited to wet environments. In fact any shiny surface can reflect its surroundings. If you’re not lucky enough to encounter a reflection worthy of […]

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Tips for Replicating Outer Space Shots

Are you hankering for an interesting subject for your next photo adventure? How about something light years away? Swiss photographer Fabian Oefner read Stephen Hawking’s popular treatise on recent advances in theoretical physics, The Universe in a Nutshell, and felt challenged to find universal truths—as […]

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Tips For Shooting the Best Slow-Motion Video

Classic films like Reservoir Dogs, Top Gun and Wayne’s World employ slow-motion for emotional impact. Now that Casio, Samsung, JVC, LG and Ricoh cameras and phones tout slow-mo, amateurs can wield this same mighty power: First, How Slow Motion Actually Works Understanding the basic principle […]

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Long Exposure Photography: Two Techniques for the Winter Months

Long Exposure Photography can give some very beautiful results. In the northern hemisphere the longer nights are drawing in now. This means shorter hours of daylight and longer periods of low or even no light. This makes me rub my hands in glee. There’s something […]

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Thanksgiving Food Photography Tips- Creating a Video Slideshow Worthy Shot

Food photography is all the rage lately. People love snapping photos of their delicious meals at restaurants and bakeries. Don’t limit your fun to only foods others prepare. Thanksgiving can be a fun time to show off your plate and tell the world what tasty […]

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Interviews

Martin Lawrence

After many years as a keen amateur photographer, I decided to start a small landscape photography business called Lakescenes which I ran alongside my main job as an IT Manager. As business increased, I found myself working long, but rewarding, hours just to keep up […]

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Rob Sheppard

Rob Sheppard is a naturalist, nature photographer and videographer who says his favorite location is the one he is in at any time. He is the author/photographer of over 40 books, as well as a well-known speaker and workshop leader, and a Fellow with the […]

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Gary Hart

Gary Hart has photographed California’s natural beauty for over 30 years. Gary’s photos and writing have appeared in many publications, most recently Outdoor Photographer and Sierra Heritage magazines. You’ll also find his images in greeting cards, postcards, calendars, and many galleries and private collections throughout the world.

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Jaroslav Wieczorkiewicz

Originally from Poland, based in London UK, Jaroslav has background in Fine Arts, degree in Architecture, and wide array of experience. Being an Architect taught him how to be resourceful and to solve complex problems with simple, yet innovative solutions. Constant passion for graphic & […]

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Tips from a Pro: The Right Lens Makes All the Difference

Use a wide-angle lens to add some humor to your images. Superwide-angle lenses practically force you to create wacky images, simply by letting you cram so many elements into the picture. It can be a blast to use them to distort perspective. But there are […]

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7 Most Common Image Editing Mistakes & How To Avoid Them

As with the old film darkroom, taking a picture is only part of the process – you also need to know how to edit images to get the most from them in the ‘digital darkroom.’ Here are some of the more common errors to watch […]

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7 Pro Tips for Better Portraits

We asked portraits pros to share their best tactics for framing up a subject. Many decisions go into shooting a single portrait. Often, as we chat with our subjects, we’re not even aware that we’re making choices about framing, subject distance and position, color palette, […]

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