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  • Photo Editing
    Diptychs and Triptychs: Playing with Photo Stories and Unexpected CombinationsPreview
    These words come from the Greek meaning two or three fold. This usually referred to a work of art that was divided into sections and hinged together but has come to be something that is widely used in photography and the art world. Many modern artists have created pieces that were designed to be displayed together and the diptych and triptych have become very popular story telling devices.Read More…
  • Instagram
    The Complete Guide to Instagram for Professional PhotographersInstagram thumb s?height=300&width=300
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    Whether you want to use your DSLR exclusively or are open to taking spontaneous photos with your phone's camera, Instagram is a useful tool for sharing photos, finding inspiration, and promoting your photography business. It now has over 300 million users so there’s no shortage of powerhouse creatives, potential collaborators, and prospective clients within reach.Read More…
  • Noise Reduction
    How to Reduce Noise in Pictures With Adobe Photoshop LightroomTuts sone lr nr logo
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    Reducing noise in your images is an important part of your post-production workflow, especially if you're a high-ISO shooter. Good noise reduction technique is a great way to improve your images before presenting them to your client. Let's take a look at the ways you can reduce noise in Adobe Lightroom 5 to create cleaner images, even at high ISO.Read More…
  • Adobe Lightroom
    High-Contrast Black and White with Lookfilter Presets in Adobe Photoshop LightroomPreview
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    Lightroom has become an incredibly powerful raw procesor, but getting a consistent look can be a bit tough. Presets can make it really quick and easy to create powerful images with a look that's all your own. In this tutorial we show how to use Lookfilter's presets to create a high contrast black and white conversion.Read More…
  • Travel Photography
    The Travel Photographer: More Than a Camera-Toting Tourist Preview
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    As photographers, we often holiday in places where we’ll find photographic interest. For some this is sweeping landscapes, for others, abandoned decay. Whatever our preferences, sometimes we can forget that these foreign soils are somebody else’s home or life; so what do we do when we arrive somewhere where the economy is in decline? Where there are homeless on the streets and crumbling buildings on every corner. This article looks at ways to document your travels place whilst being safe and respectful.Read More…
  • Video
    New Course: Lean Video ProductionVideoproduction
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    Lean Video Production is all about getting the very best film-making results with fewer resources and a lighter crew. If you are a solo operator or part of a small team, this course will help you build a smart production style that is fast, light, flexible, and effective.Read More…
  • Photography
    Andy Mallalieu, Web Designer: Imagery Can Make or Break a Project Cover 1
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    In this interview we catch up with Manchester-based web designer Andy Mallalieu from agency NineSixty to discuss how he engages with photography when working on new web projects. This interview is part of our ongoing series, 'Conversations with Creative Collaborators.'Read More…
  • Brushes
    How to Create Custom Water Splash Brushes in Adobe PhotoshopPreviewshot
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    Get wet as you learn how to capture your own water splash images to use as custom brushes in Photoshop.Read More…
  • Product Photography
    How to Photograph Coins with Dramatic Low Key LightingPreview low key macro coin
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    Shooting with low-key lighting creates a final photograph with dramatic darks and a rich, velvety appearance. Your subject, whether it’s an expensive bottle of wine or a valuable coin, looks luxurious and seductive against a black background. However, shooting with low-key lighting requires a few techniques and in this tutorial I’ll show you how to modify your light to create a rich, formal picture.Read More…
  • Digital Asset Management
    Using a Controlled Vocabulary to Organize Digital PhotographsControlled keyword vocabulary preview
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    Most photographers have computers, memory cards, and external hard drives packed full of digital photographs. Without sorting the photographs, it's laborious to find what you need. This article will help you manage your collection of digital photographs by using controlled keyword vocabularies.Read More…
  • Exposure
    Quick Tip: Use Manual Mode for Accurate ExposuresBen lucas exposure practice preview
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    If everything you've ever shot has been on aperture priority, shutter priority, or program mode, then it's time to step up your game and learn manual. Manual exposure gets rid of variations in your metering by giving you perfect shots every time... with practice, of course.Read More…
  • Camera Tethering
    Direct to Desktop: Camera Tethering in Adobe Photoshop LightroomPreview image
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    Bring the professional workflow to your home studio with the camera and computer you already own.Read More…
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  • Community projects

    If you make photos and video, you're part of a big, rich, complex global conversation about images. Community Projects and Open Assignments are a challenge and a chance to share your work, ideas, and perspectives with the community of learners at Tuts+.

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  • Smartphone photography series

    Whether you want to use your DSLR exclusively or are open to taking spontaneous photos with your phone's camera, sharing pictures on platforms like Instagram is a useful tool for building community, taking inspiration, and promoting your photography.


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  • Photo editing series

    Photo editing is the art of reviewing, selecting, and working with photographs after the photoshoot. Editing is the final creative step of the photographic process.

    Because it is invisible to the viewer, editing is often misunderstood or overlooked by new photographers. The ability to see good pictures in the editing stage is, however, an essential part of the photographic process.

    This series will help you see your best images.

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