100 Helpful Photography Tutorials for Beginners and Professionals – part III (3)

“Create a larger, more sophisticated studio photography lighting setup but still use simple materials.”

100 Helpful Photography Tutorials for Beginners and Professionals

“Other than a subject, you’ll need a background, some light and some props. Props are really optional, but I’ll cover them later as well. Where most photographers get hung up is the light.”

100 Helpful Photography Tutorials for Beginners and Professionals

“By applying the simple rules of Hyperfocal Distance you can be sure that you are shooting images which are sharp from foreground to background on almost every occasion. I will be using an image that I took recently of Castlerigg Stone Circle to show you how you can put these simple rules into practice so that you can obtain maximum depth of field (DOF) in all your landscape images.”

100 Helpful Photography Tutorials for Beginners and Professionals

“Do you ever see a picture and wonder how the photographer obtained perfect lighting on a subject? You might be asking “What kind of flash does he use?” or “What are the settings on his camera to get such lighting?” In this tutorial, I will be explaining the secrets to turning your pictures into perfection. “

100 Helpful Photography Tutorials for Beginners and Professionals

“Light has the ability to create many different types of dramatic effect, though there is none as vivid as cross polarization. It awakens the imagination with its vibrance of colors. Though this technique was popular 20+ years ago, it seems to have been lost in the digital shuffle. This tutorial will walk you through the process and equipment to experiment with cross polarization.”

100 Helpful Photography Tutorials for Beginners and Professionals

” This tutorial will give you a better understanding of focus and sharpness, and hopefully help you take photographs that you’re very happy with!”

100 Helpful Photography Tutorials for Beginners and Professionals

“So why does black and white photography command such acclaim? One reason is that colour is a distraction. It takes attention away from the visual building blocks of a great photo; texture, tonal contrast, shape, form and lighting. A photographer shooting in black and white has to learn how to use all these elements to create a memorable image.”

100 Helpful Photography Tutorials for Beginners and Professionals

“Adobe Camera RAW (not to be confused with RAW picture format your camera takes) is a powerful tool for editing and tweaking your photography. The software gives you artistic control over your files while still maintaining the original photo. I like to call it non-destructive editing.”

100 Helpful Photography Tutorials for Beginners and Professionals

“Flatter your portrait subject with the perfect background, even if you don’t have professional backdrops or lighting. A little exposure and composition know-how can get you a long way toward a beautiful portrait background”

100 Helpful Photography Tutorials for Beginners and Professionals

“This tutorial will make for a fun weekend project that has the potential to spark your imagination, teach you some interesting lighting techniques and even give you some great shots for your portfolio. It’s a great way to spend a few hours, experimenting and honing your photography skills.”

100 Helpful Photography Tutorials for Beginners and Professionals