Photo & Video Learning Guides

Collections of posts that take you through a particular topic or project.
  • Black and white

    There is something magical about black and white photographs, but unless you suffer from an extreme form of colour blindness, you don’t see the world in black and white. To capture the best black and white images, you need to understand how a scene is recorded and rendered as a range of tonalities, without colour. In this Learning Guide you'll learn how to overcome the limits of black and white and take advantage of the creative power of the monochrome image.

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  • Backup software

    In this Learning Guide you'll learn how to build an image-processing workflow setup that re-enforces good digital Asset management practices and transcends operating system, application, and the generations.

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  • How to write semantic information

    Most photographers have computers, memory cards, and external hard drives packed full of digital photographs. Without sorting and organizing the photographs, it's laborious to find what you need. This Learning Guide will help you learn the basics of manage your collection of digital photographs.

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  • Photo post production

    Photographic post-production in the process of taking a raw image or images through all of the steps required to evaluate, correct, adjust and export a finished image. There are many ways to do post-production. In this Learning Guide you'll learn how to create a strong, fast, and flexible post-production workflow for your style of photography.

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  • Video lighting

    In this Learning Guide you will learn how to create a simple and beautiful video lighting that works great for interviews, presentations, instructional videos, short films and much more!

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  • People portrait retouching

    Portrait photographers strive to achieve beautiful skin in their images. Getting beautiful skin that is also realistic and preserves natural skin texture is a portrait photographer’s holy grail. Expertly applied makeup and good lighting are the foundation for beautiful skin, but retouching is the polish. In this Learning Guide, you'll learn great techniques for retouching skin and will find out which situations benefit from each technique.

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