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  • Long Exposure
    5 Ways to Experiment with Long Exposures for the First TimeStream
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    When you’re starting out as a photographer, you see a lot of photos and just think, how did they do that?! Sometimes, these clever photographs involve long exposures, using light and movement in creative ways. Here are five ways to have some fun with long exposures.Read More…
  • Portrait
    Essential Makeup Tips for Every Portrait PhotographerTuts makeup preview
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    Makeup applied well can correct most skin imperfections, saving time in retouching portraits after the shoot. Having a makeup artist on set is ideal, but when that’s not possible, you can use a few basic techniques yourself. This tutorial will show you how.Read More…
  • Smartphone
    How to Use Your iPhone Like A Pro: Manual Photo & VideoPreview
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    The iPhone is the most popular camera in the world. Using third party apps, you can get total control over how it captures photo and video. In this tutorial I'll get you started using your iPhone like a pro.Read More…
  • Architecture
    Architectural Composition: Space, Pattern, Line, AbstractionPreview
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    This tutorial shows how to create simple but effective architectural shots, looking at lines, symmetry and negative space.Read More…
  • DIY
    Easy Gear Hack: Fasten Stands Together for Quick TransportFasten stands together
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    A fully loaded case can be heavy and bulky. For travelling light, you don't have to use a big case. Instead, fastening your stands and accessories together can make them easy to carry around.Read More…
  • 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…
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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…
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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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  • Macro series thumb

    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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