Tutorials

Know Your Camera – A Beginner’s Photography Tutoria

A short educational video explaining the basic functions of your camera. Produced By The Learning Connexion School of Art and Creativity Directed by Vanessa Patea Shot and edited by Kate Logan Featuring Michael Crump and Adam Koveskali

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ZOO PHOTOGRAPHY: TOP TIPS FOR GREAT IMAGES

Taking good shots at zoos isn’t as easy as it first appears, but Duncan Heather from MyPhotoSchool has all the advice you need to make your next visit a roaring success. A trip to the zoo has always been a popular destination, but all to […]

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Street Hunt No3 – A Street Photography video Tutorial

Dear Street Hunters Readers, This time, the Street Hunt video has been shot during the night! I use my Sony NEX-6 at various ISO settings, depending on the available ambient light and I take a walk around the Old Town of Rethymno capturing night photos. […]

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Lighten versus Screen in Photoshop

If you’re confused about the difference between the Lighten and Screen blend modes in Photoshop, here’s how they work: The Lighten blend mode compares the pixels on the effected layers and selects the lightest to display. The Screen blend mode multiples the pixel values on […]

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Eight Ways To Avoid Photography Clichés

Taste is a subjective concept in photography, as in all the arts, but if you have ever seen a ‘tacky,’ over-processed image, you will spot bad taste instantly. Here are some common pitfalls to watch out for in order to ensure your images are as […]

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New Long exposure and B&W masterclass video tutorial series released

Do you want to know how I won the IPA awards 3 years in a row with my long exposure seascapes and architectural work, but you don’t have the chance to attend one of my workshops? Or maybe you want to learn about my proprietary iSGM […]

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Use Ambient Light to Make Your Photos More Dramatic

Available light is as expressive and a whole lot less expensive than store-bought light. The available-light strategy makes a lot of sense for many photographers for several reasons: Good light is usually easy to find, it comes in all varieties (flat, contrasty, bright, or dim), […]

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8 Tricks for a Flawless Infant Photography Session

Baby Portraits are some of the funnest photography sessions you can do, but can also be the most difficult. With fussy babies who don’t like to cooperate for a camera, these 6 tips will help your session go as smoothly as possible. If you’ve always […]

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Using Curves in your Photographic Composition

There’s no right or wrong way to compose a photo. However, there’s just something inherently pleasing when curves are included in an image. When you look at a photograph your eye naturally wanders around it. Curves are a good way of deliberately guiding the eye […]

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Digital camera superstore launches free photography tutorial videos

Adorama, the New York City-based photography retailer and online superstore, has announced the launch of its new online video channel, AdoramaTV. The channel offers a weekly series of free educational videos, hosted by professional photographer, Mark Wallace. The AdoramaTV channel will include four new shows […]

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Shooting an Ants-Eye-View

I’ve not done the research (I’ve been a bit busy this morning) but I’m fairly confident that most photos are shot at eye-level. It’s understandable of course. It’s the way that we see the world when we stand up. What could be more natural than […]

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How Did You Execute The Awesome Lighting In That Image?

This hilarious and informational behind the scene video explains various lighting techniques when creating the perfect mood for our “Fashion Retouching Pro Tutorial.”  Not only does Aaron explain some really great lighting techniques, he shows some of his best poses to get the party started. […]

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How-To: Take Better Breakfast Instagram Photos

Adam Goldberg’s tips for more appetizing #foodphotos. Adam Goldberg never expected to be taking mobile photos of his food, but now, like many Instagram enthusiasts he can’t imagine not doing it. “I almost consider my iPhone a camera that has a phone function, rather than […]

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Infrared focus marks on SLR lenses

The video explains how infrared light focuses differently with lenses intended for visible light photography and how the focus shifts a different amount depending on the lens and focal length.

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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 […]

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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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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 do you Vignette?

Adding a vignette to an image involves adding a subtle (or not so subtle) edge effect to it. A popular vignette technique involves darkening the edges of your image – it gives the image a slight border which helps keep the viewer’s eye in the […]

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4 Camera Lens Facts You Did Not Known

There’s often a great deal of excitement whenever a new camera comes out. The specifications are pored over in great detail and judgement passed on forums and review sites. For some reason this happen less with new lenses. And yet, arguably, the lens is the […]

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DIY Indoor Photography Backdrops

Don’t have a professional backdrop yet? You can still offer your clients indoor photography sessions with these simple strategies for taking pictures inside without any special equipment. 1. Lifestyle Photography: Using Natural Backdrops For a more photo-journalistic approach you can suggest doing the portrait session […]

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