Tutorials

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 […]

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Photoshop on the web – Yes, you heard right!

Ok, so it’s not the entire Photoshop program but it is edit to go Photoshop style and you can find it here – it’s called Photoshop Express and it’s the Beta release we’ve all been waiting for. You register on the site then wait to […]

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17 Steps to Create Time Lapse Video from Still Images

Watch this photography tutorial to learn how to make a time-lapse video with your DSLR camera. On January 11th and 12th Connecticut was hit with a blizzard that dropped 20-30 inches of snow across the state. I decided I wanted to try a time-lapse photography. […]

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How-To: Photograph The Moon

The most beautiful photography subject 239,000 miles away. *I spend a lot of time photographing the night sky, and apart from the Milky Way, one of my favorite celestial objects to photograph is The Moon. Our moon is Earth’s only natural satellite, and sits at […]

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6 Top Tips on Understanding Light & How Best To Use It

One of the biggest differences between a smartphone snapper and a serious photographer is in the appreciation of light. Good photographers become obsessed with light and end up thinking about it all the time, while snappers will take the picture regardless. There’s a lot of […]

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Fashion Photography Outdoors using Off Camera Flash

Watch this photography tutorial video to learn how to mix daylight with flash when photographing fashion or portraits outdoors. Fashion photography is one of the most exciting fields. Every photographer I know has tried to go that direction at some point of their career. Fashion […]

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Macro Photography: Macro Images on a Budget

If you’ve a system camera then a macro lens is a wonderful thing to own. Macro lenses allow you to explore the world of the very small, revealing details that it’s hard to see with the human eye. However, macro lenses are relatively specialised, and […]

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How to Create Sunshine Effect in Studio with Artificial Sunlight

In this tutorial video we’ll give you tips on how to cheat mother nature and show you how to create your own sunshine in the studio. Sunshine always evokes warmest emotions when we look at the image. Sunny day associates with pleasant emotions caused by […]

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How To Make The Most Of Your Fall Photography

Filled with reds, golds, and oranges, autumn is a spectacular time to photograph. Leaves turn and drop from trees, berries ripen, and morning dew clings to everything as summer’s heat wanes. To tell the story of the changing seasons, get creative with color, motion, and […]

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Canon EOS 101: Photography and Videography Basics

Learn photography and videography basics in our Canon EOS 101 series where we delve into shooting modes, auto focus, file types and more. Whether you’re new to shooting photos or videos or just brushing up on skills, these tutorials for our Canon Live Learning students […]

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How To Light a Car Photoshoot Through Three Feet of Ice

Russian photographers Dmitriy Christoprudov and Nikolay Kykov decided to take a very different tact with a recent photoshoot of the Chevy Cruze. To light the car for the photograph, they took it on the yard thick ice of Baikal lake—but drilled a hole in the […]

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Noise Reduction and Sharpening in Lightroom and Photoshop

Digital photos shot at high ISO speeds often suffer from noise. And all digital photos have a slight softness due to the nature of imaging sensors. Like all imaging software, Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop have features for fixing these flaws. But using these features isn’t […]

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Photoshop Color Correction: Advanced Projects

This final piece in the Photoshop Color Correction series challenges you to complete a series of advanced projects using all of the skills that you have learned from previous courses. Taz Tally shows you how to evaluate an image using your two most valuable tools—your […]

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Graffiti de Paris

I was looking for an image to put on a t-shirt for a friend for Christmas. Let’s say, he’s a bit out there and pretty just won’t cut it. I had two good photos of this graffiti covered wall so the Photoshop Automate > Photomerge […]

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Understanding Clouds: How They Can Make or Break a Landscape Photograph

Good clouds can make or break a landscape photograph. Understanding the weather is an important, if unsung, skill for a landscape photographer. What the weather is doing (or is about to do) will make a difference to the quality of the light on the landscape. […]

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Lost Pictures of New York Blizzard

This video gives me chills when I watch it; it’s the roundup of the journey 1 man goes through when he finds a roll of undeveloped film in a park in New York. Not only is the photography excellent, but it gets reunited over months […]

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Use Backlighting for More Dramatic Still Lifes

Bring out those translucent hues the natural way, with light. Last time around, we showed how backlighting can define the shape of a portrait subject —or any opaque object—by etching a bright white highlight, called a rimlight, around its outer edges. But it has other […]

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Photography Tips, Essential Skills, Quickly Transform Your Photo

I can’t recommend Karl’s videos enough, he’s just 1 man and his camera and knowledge, but he produces some really well made videos. This video in particular is very useful if you’re just starting out as the amount of useful information he shares in just […]

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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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How to Photograph Buildings

Architectural photography is a very rewarding subject. However, it does take practise and experimentation to get right. If you’ve a hankering to try architectural photography these four tips will prove useful… Choose your lens wisely The closer you are to a building, the more likely […]

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Color Correction: How to Set Custom White Balance in DSLR Camera

Watch this photography tutorial video to learn the art of color correction and setting custom white balance. Color is a visual property of perception. Camera chip interprets the light that passes through the lens in a similar way as our brain interprets the light passing […]

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Understanding Your Camera’s Lightmeter

The lightmeter in your digital camera is astonishingly clever. The default mode is known as Evaluative (or Matrix). This mode breaks a scene up into chunks, each of which are measured independently. And then, after a microsecond of thought juggling such factors as where the […]

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