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  • Adobe Photoshop
    How to Fix Unwanted Hotspots on PortraitsUnwanted hotspot
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    Bright light can sometimes cause unwanted glare on the skin. This tutorial shows how to compensate and fix those unseemly highlights.Read More…
  • DIY
    New Course: Photo and Video Gear HacksPhotohacks
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    No matter how sophisticated your equipment, no kit can handle every sticky situation, hazardous environment, or demanding shoot you put it through. In our new course you’ll learn how to make your photographic gear work better and last longer, and how to come up with creative solutions to all kinds of unforeseen problems.Read More…
  • Blog
    Envato Stories Meets Tuts+ Instructor Jordy VandeputJordy 3 1s
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    Earlier this year we sent two Envato staff around the world in 80 days. Their mission: to tell the stories of Envato's global community. They met up with Tuts+ Instructor Jordy Vandeput to find out why he loves to teach, how he stays motivated, and his advice for anyone who wants to learn a new skill. Read More…
  • Night Photography
    Manual Versus Autofocus Lenses for Night PhotographyRadiostars
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    Lenses are for life. Its an old cliche but it still holds true, especially in this era of digital technology. The relentless cycles of digital upgrades sees new cameras constantly released and quickly outdated. And you probably will upgrade your camera bodies in quick succession, but for lenses the choices are more complicated and it pays to think longer term. So, what lenses should you choose for night photography?Read More…
  • DIY
    Make Your Own Camera BagPreview
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    In this quick tip, I'll show you how to make your own padded camera bag for a fraction of the price of a store-bought one.Read More…
  • DIY
    Essential Supplies for Photo and Video Gear Hacking Essential hacking thumbnail
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    Gear hacking and quick fixes are an essential skill for photographers and videographers. In this article, we cover basic and not-so-basic equipment for the resourceful hackerRead More…
  • Promotion
    Get a Free Year of Learning With Your Hosting Plan400x277 v2
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    Take out a hosting plan with InMotion from 20 October to 31 October and you'll get a free yearly subscription to Tuts+.Read More…
  • Documentary
    How To Find and Choose a Documentary SubjectFinding doc subjects target preview
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    Skillful editing can make any documentary video better, but starting out with a great subject is what elevates a good video to a memorable, meaningful story. How do you find a willing participant locally or even thousands of miles away? What qualities do you look for? How do you contact them?Read More…
  • Blog
    Meet Erick Patrick, Who Has Translated 50 Tutorials for Tuts+Img 2805s
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    The level of community participation the Tuts+ translation project began six months ago has been truly overwhelming. 95 volunteers have seen their translations published, and that number grows each week. Recently I caught up with Erick Patrick, our most prolific translator to date with over 50 published translations (and counting!) to ask him a few questions.Read More…
  • Portrait
    What We Expect to See: When to Crop Limbs in a PortraitCropping
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    Deciding where to crop a portrait can be a challenge. This quick tip explains how we see and how those principles can help us make good cropping decisions.Read More…
  • Equipment Selection
    Inside the Camera Bag: Wedding and Commercial Photography Kit Ben lucas gear bag preview
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    In this video tutorial we take a look in my commercial and wedding photography gear bag and examine the reasons why I have each piece of equipmentRead More…
  • Scanner
    Scanography: Cameraless Pictures With Your ScannerPreview
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    Scanner art, or scanography, is a fun and ethereal method of creating photograph-like art with your scanner. Read More…
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  • Weekend filmmaker

    "Stop making excuses, just go out and shoot!" That's the mantra of countless teachers, well-wishers, and more-experienced filmmakers, but is it good advice? What does it actually take to become a filmmaker?

    You have a camera that records video, you have some free time, and you want to teach yourself how to shoot like a pro. This series will show you how to really get started, highlight common pitfalls to watch out for, and suggest some great film making opportunities to explore this weekend.

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    Back in the days of film cameras, macro (or micro) photography referred to an image magnification that was 1:1 or greater in relation to the 35mm film frame. Today, most of compact cameras, bridge cameras and DSLRs (entry level to intermediate) have a macro mode.

    Macro photography is a set of techniques that let you focus a little bit closer than usual. Close-up and macro photography is achievable in many ways, even without a dedicated macro lens. In this series of tutorials and articles we explore some of the most popular macro-photography lenses and methods for close-up photography.

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  • Travel photography series

    The prospect of travelling with heavy and valuable photography equipment can be daunting, but the rewards of photographing while you travel are just too much to resist. In this series we explore how to travel smartly and safely, and how to get the most when you're on the road, whether it's for work or for play.

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