1. Photo & Video

Photo & Video Learning Guides

Learn the photography and video skills you need with these specially curated learning guides to help you master everything from video editing to creating masterful photo effects.

Each learning guide consists of an overview of the subject along with a hand-picked selection of links to relevant tutorials and courses to help you master a particular subject. In Learn Photoshop Actions, for example, you'll discover what Photoshop actions are and how to install and use them. Then you'll get links to free tutorials and premium video courses to help you learn more. With so much to discover, your only problem is deciding what to learn first.

  1. Infrared Photography

    3 Posts
    Infrared photography uses wavelengths of light that are usually not part of the visual spectrum. In this series you’ll learn about the infrared choices available, how to take infrared photographs using a filter, how to process your photographs to a high standard and how avoid common mistakes along the way.
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  2. Wedding Photography

    6 Posts
    Wedding photography is an exciting and diverse photographic niché. Photographing weddings is also a great way to get started in professional photography. There's nothing like photographing weddings to sharpen your skills. In this series, we explore how to get prepared for the big day, cover all your bases, and even work in a little fun and creativity along the way.
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  3. Time-Lapse and Long Exposure

    12 Posts
    Time-lapse videography is a great way to make motion recordings with your stills camera. Though making time-lapse sequences seems a bit a complicated, in this series you'll learn tips, tricks and techniques to make capturing stunning scenes easy. You'll learn about tim-lapse gear, configuring your camera, shooting on location, and processing your time lapse sequences. If you enjoy this series, check out our course, Time-Lapse Video for Photographers. With this course, creating professional-looking time lapse videos is a process that's completely within your reach.
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  4. Video Jumpstart Guide

    7 Posts
    "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?
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  5. Macro Photography

    16 Posts
    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.
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