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8 Awesome YouTube Tutorials Every Photographer Should See

8 Awesome YouTube Tutorials Every Photographer Should See
Jimmy Mcintyre is a travel photographer, educator, and 500px ISO contributor. His photos have been published in local and national magazines, including the BBC. His online courses on digital blending and post-processing can be found on his official website. The Internet is awash in photography tutorials, some of which can truly revolutionize your photography. Sometimes we may come across a single tip or technique which we find no use for, until a few months down the line when we unexpectedly come across a challenge in our photography, and voila! this technique comes to mind and saves the day. In this article I’ve collected some of the best YouTube video tutorials of the last 12 months, and put them in one convenient place. 1. I’ve shamelessly included two of my own tutorials here that I believe are of great value to all Photoshop users. After learning Luminosity Masks, you will no longer need HDR software! 2. 5 Photoshop Blend Modes That Can Change An Image Within Seconds 3. 4. 6. 7. 8.

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Long Exposure Tutorial: Learn to Capture Silky Smooth Motion Shots Tomer Razabi is a passionate freelance landscape photographer and owner of an adventure and nature expeditions company. Tomer guides photography expeditions in Israel and around the world. 500px: Tomer Razabi Facebook page: Tomer Razabi Photography Website: www.TomeRazabi.com Shooting long exposure photos creates unique, eye catching and irresistible landscape images.

Free Photography Course by Karl Taylor Karl Taylor is passionate about bringing you inspirational photography tips and the very best “no nonsense” photography education and training available. Karl has been a professional photographer for more than 15 years. His work is published internationally and he regularly works for some of the world’s leading companies. How to Get Super Sharp Landscape Photography Images The most common question I get asked by my workshop students is ‘how do you get such sharp images?’. It’s actually really simple. Basically, avoid movement of any kind while the shutter is open, focus well and choose the right aperture for your creative vision. Mostly it’s just plain old common sense with a couple of technical elements thrown in, so if you want to learn how to get super sharp landscape photography images, here’s my list of top tips. 1 – Use a good tripod with a sturdy ball head and make sure everything is TIGHT Seems obvious, but time and time again I see students using decent tripods and they often don’t have everything clamped down tightly.

44 essential digital camera tips and tricks Our collection of top digital camera tips and essential photography advice will have you improving your photos in no time. Culled from experts and photographers who have been taking pictures for quite some time, they all agree that these 44 camera tips are essential knowledge for honing your craft. So feast your eyes below, check out some of our best photography tips on everything from setting up your digital camera to honing your photo composition, and by the end you will learn the secrets and shortcuts to getting high-quality pictures every time. Digital Camera Tips: 01 Always reset camera settings There are few things worse than taking what you think is a stunning picture, only to find your camera’s ISO and saturation were cranked right up from a previous shoot and you’ve missed the moment. Avoid this by checking – and resetting – all of your settings before moving from one picture-taking opportunity to the next (find out The right way to set up your camera).

Understand Exposure in Under 10 Minutes A Post By: Annie Tao There are countless Photography books and classes that explain exposure, yet after reading or attending them, your photos may not have improved because…well, let’s be honest… some of us Right-Brainers aren’t super technical! I recently taught a small photography class to newbies. digital-photography-school Have you ever wondered how double exposures are done in digital cameras? I have. Back in film days, we knew that to double expose a frame, all you needed to do is rewind it back to the frame you have just exposed, thereby taking two separate shots using one frame of the film. Nowadays with digital SLRs, there is no film to re-expose and no rewind mechanism to go back to a previous photo so you can re-shoot on top of it. However, double exposure and multiple exposures can be done in post-production quite easily. But this little tutorial will focus on how to take double exposure in-camera using a digital camera.

Best camera settings for sunsets (free photography cheat sheet) The key to choosing the best camera settings for sunsets is to make sure you capture the sunset’s colours as they are, not how the camera ‘thinks’ they should be. You might also need to adjust the exposure settings to suit the conditions, too, because in extreme lighting situations the camera might not interpret the scene in the way you expect. In our photography cheat sheet below we’ve provided some of the best camera settings for sunsets. Use these as a starting point and then let your creativity take over! Image by Chris Rutter

Photography Tutorial How to Be a Good Photographer — iHeartFaces.com Okay, a little disclaimer: This tutorial isn’t really a post about being good at photography. I wish I could boil that down to eight simple steps — it would’ve saved me a lot of time over the past few years. But I would need about 700 pages (and a lot of coffee) to write a post like that, and there would be a lot of info missing.

How to take a Photograph out of a Plane Window Here’s a quick set of tips for those of us lucky enough to be taking a trip in a plane and wanting to get the classic ‘out of the window shot’ that often is featured early in a travel photo album. Image by mbshane One common mistake that people make with taking this shots is to put their camera’s lens right up against the glass of the plane window in the hope that it will help cut down on reflections and in the hope that it will steady their shot.

photography cheat sheet - Digital Camera World In this quick tutorial we’ll show you how to choose the right AF points and weigh the pros and cons of single point vs area selection. Many people dream of turning their passion for photography into a full-time job, and in his brilliant infographic professional photographer Robert Sail guides you through some of the key steps and lessons you’ll learn from newbie to pro. Often we talk about the reasons why you should upgrade your camera, but rarely do we examine the reasons why you shouldn’t buy a new camera. Here is our checklist of 9 danger signs that you may not like a camera.

Free Digital Photography Courses, Lessons, and Tutorials HomeBeginner Photography Course Overview – Syllabus Our beginner photography classes are created to be quick and easy to understand for beginner photographers – even those that feel they are beyond help of being able to understand their camera. Our lessons will help you understand the basics of light and how your eye fixes lighting.

5 Creative Macro Photography Tricks Editor’s Note: This is the first article in a series on macro photography this week. Look for a new one each day for the next 7 days. The next newsletter will have them all if you miss any! In the world of macro photography, most of discussions seem to surround the technical aspects of this photographic art form. Amongst my colleagues, lens choice comes up a lot, along with the use of a flash, extension rings, and bellows. Dynamic and creative macro photographs.

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