Photo & Video Learning Guides

Collections of posts that take you through a particular topic or project.
  • 60 4

    Comprehensively introducing anything in sixty seconds is a tough challenge, but that’s exactly what we’re doing with this series! Each of these video tutorials introduces you to a subject, offering just enough explanation to whet your appetite and get you hooked.

    Grab a coffee and see how many of these you can watch during your break!

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  • Lightroom cc beginner guide

    Adobe Photoshop Lightroom is a tool to manage and process images. At its heart, Lightroom is the combination of several apps that every photographer needs, divided into workspaces called modules. This learning guide will help you get working with Lightroom.

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  • Look at this

    Photographs offer another layer of experience—a reading experience as rich as any written prose—if we take the time to observe and process the photograph’s visual language. In this Learning Guide you will read examples and do assignments to train your eye to look at images.

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  • Voice over recording

    A voice-over is the unseen person who narrates; that could be in a commercial, a documentary or even in fiction. Find out all about how to record voice-overs in this Learning Guide.

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  • Cinematic shot choices

    In filmmaking, framing refers to how you choose to compose a shot for a specific scene. Framing allows you to emphasize or show emotions, thoughts, sensations and ideas. It is the ingredient that adds weight and feeling to the moment; the essential expressive tool in filmmaking. In this Learning Guide, you'll learn about the eight key ways to frame your shots and how to use them.

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  • Medium format photography

    Digital photography is great, but when it comes to producing big, detailed images, nothing is better medium format film. Your camera may be 12, 15 or even 20 megapixels, but a medium format negative or slide can be 50 megapixels. In this Learning Guide, you'll learn why this old format still reigns supreme and how to get started inexpensively in the world of medium format photography.

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