• Photography
    Polarized Reflections in Theory and PracticePolarized reflection
    Have you ever wondered how a polarizing filter works? In this short video tutorial from my recent course on light in photography, I explain what causes polarized reflections and how they affect your images.Read More…
  • Long Exposure
    A Beginner's Guide to Shooting Long Exposure WaterPreview
    We’ve all seen those silky smooth, impressive waterscapes and lusted over the places they were taken. In this tutorial, I’ll take you through how to start taking these striking looking images yourself.Read More…
  • Street
    How to Photograph With Awareness and Sensitivity on the StreetPreview stephanie
    The street photographer’s subject matter is reality—actual people and places. Here are the most essential things to consider and be aware of as you venture forth with your camera into the general public’s hearts and minds.Read More…
  • Machine Vision
    Welcome to the World of Machine VisionWhat is machine vision preview
    Machine vision is a system that uses a camera coupled with a computer with image interpretation software to create data. The data is in turn processed and used to decide on an action. Essentially, a machine is programmed to look for a specific thing and then perform an action when it sees what it is looking for.Read More…
  • Problem Solving
    Photoshop Errors: How to Fix Brush LagBrushlag preview
    Do you have problems with your brush lagging in Photoshop? In this article, we offer a couple of quick solutions to combat this common problem. Read More…
  • Macro
    Full-Frame vs. Crop-Sensor Cameras for Macro PhotographyPreview
    Full-frame or crop-sensor, which is best? Well there are a number of variables and in this article, I’ll look at some of the key ones and how they benefit (or don’t!) macro photography.Read More…
  • Digital Asset Management
    Free DAM! 5 No-Cost Programs to Manage Your Digital Image CollectionFree dam programs
    Managing your digital images doesn't have to break the bank. Check out these great free choices.Read More…
  • Blog
    Meet Tuts+ Reader Rose PajarojaRose preview
    Welcome to the latest Tuts+ community story, in which we meet Rose Pajaroja from the Philippines and hear about her long and sometimes painful journey towards making a living as a freelance designer.Read More…
  • Color Theory
    Use Color Theory for More Creative Control in Your PhotosBen lucas color theory preview
    Let's demystify the science behind color theory, specifically additive and subtractive color, and show you how you can put this knowledge to work in a practical way.Read More…
  • Quiz
    Quiz: Do You Understand Light?Photographers guide to light small
    A quick quiz to test your knowledge of light, based on the course A Photographer's Guide to Light. Read More…
  • Printing
    New Course: From Pixel-Perfect to Print Ready in PhotoshopPixel perfect small
    For many photographers, printing photographs is a mysterious process. In this course you'll learn how to prepare your images in Adobe Photoshop so that you get color and clarity on the printed page that matches your monitor—and your mind's eye. You'll learn how to solve common printing problems and the adjustments you need to make to get the best from a variety of print processes.Read More…
  • Adobe Lightroom
    24 Essential Daily Keyboard Shortcuts in Adobe Photoshop LightroomBen lucas lr keyboard shortcuts preview
    Saving precious seconds here and there really adds up. Speed up your workflow in Lightroom with the most used keyboard shortcuts. Read More…
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  • Pv open assignments

    Open Assignments are learning exercises inspired by our courses

    There's a bit of a chicken-and-egg scenario with creative work: in order to get work (or better work) you have to prove that you are reliable. To prove you are reliable you have to have made creative work. These assignments will help you build up that critical photography and video experience. 

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  • Jpeg restoration tutorial

    Retouching and restoration are the parts of the post-production process where an image is cleaned, corrected, and, in some cases, made usable again. In this learning guide you will learn how to remove unwanted dust, scratches, camera malfunctions, lens deficiencies, exposure problems, and more.

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  • Making it happen

    In our article for International Women’s Day we looked at the contributions women have made to photography and how they’ve shaped photography for their own goals. Inspired by the women we profiled, we're continuing with the 2015 theme for International Women’s Day and, over the year, will profile women who are currently “making it happen” in photography and video.

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