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The 10 First Things Beginners Should Know How to do in Adobe Lightroom

PictureCorrect Photography Tips The 10 First Things Beginners Should Know How to do in Adobe Lightroom As we’ve covered before, Lightroom CC is, as part of Adobe’s Photography package, one of the greatest tools for amateur photographers. If you want to learn the basics of this software, we’ve got the perfect resource for you. Terry White‘s video covers the ten things that every beginner should know a… Read More at Picture Correct

ACDSee Photo Studio Ultimate 2018 Guide for Beginners

Digital Photography School An introduction to using ACDSee Photo Studio Ultimate for beginners ACDSee Photo Studio Ultimate 2018 Guide for Beginners If you’re a newcomer to editing and are looking for a raw image processor, check out ACDSee Photo Studio Ultimate 2018 in this guide for beginners. Read More at Digital Photography School

More Zoom for a Low Price: A Beginner’s Guide to Teleconverters

Fstoppers Are teleconverters right for you? More Zoom for a Low Price: A Beginner’s Guide to Teleconverters Teleconverters are an interesting proposition: a cheap device you attach between your lens and camera body that gives you an increase in focal length. This great video will give you an introduction to their strengths and drawbacks to decide if they’re right for your work. Read More at Fstoppers

Getting Started with Landscape Photography – 4 Easy Tips for Beginners

Digital Photography School Got the landscape photography bug? Here’s some good starting points for beginners. Getting Started with Landscape Photography – 4 Easy Tips for Beginners If you are just getting started doing landscape photography, here are 4 easy tips to help you get better photos right out of the gate. Read More at Digital Photography School

4 Tips for Nature Photography Beginners

Digital Photography School Beginners – here’s 4 tips to help with your nature photography. Advanced? What tips would you add for our beginner readers? 4 Tips for Nature Photography Beginners If you enjoy both nature and photography, here are 4 quick tips to help you make the most of both and capture some great images. Read More at Digital Photography School

Getting Started with Layer Masks in Photoshop a Beginners Tutorial

Digital Photography School Beginner Photoshop Users: do you need a lesson in using layer masks? We’ve got you covered with this one. Getting Started with Layer Masks in Photoshop a Beginners Tutorial Much of the power of Photoshop comes from its use of layers, which can best be thought of as transparency over your image. Layers have lots of benefits, like the fact that you can work on your image without affecting the pixels in the underlying image. But perhaps […]

11 Steps for Basic Portrait Editing in Lightroom – A Beginner’s Guide

Digital Photography School A step-by-step guide to editing portraits in Lightroom 11 Steps for Basic Portrait Editing in Lightroom – A Beginner’s Guide I love Lightroom, and use it for the vast majority of my portrait editing. You can achieve a wide variety of portrait effects in Lightroom, from harsh and grungy, to soft and dreamy. My technique varies depending on the kind of portrait I’m editing, although the workflow remains consistent. The ph… Read More at Digital Photography School

The Sort of Photography Investment Beginners Should Make

Fstoppers New to photography? Here’s where you should spend your money. The Sort of Photography Investment Beginners Should Make When you’re first starting out in photography, the temptation to buy that top-of-the-line, five-dimensional autofocus, spacetime-warping camera is strong (that temptation never actually goes away), but there’s a better way to go about things. This great video examines how to think about buying your…. Read More at Fstoppers

The dPS Ultimate Guide to Photography for Beginners

Digital Photography School Do you know a beginner photographer who needs to read this tutorial? The dPS Ultimate Guide to Photography for Beginners Grab our new ultimate guide to photography for beginners. Learn all the basics to get started with image examples to help you understand key concepts. Read More at Digital Photography School

Beginner’s Guide to Water Droplet Photography

Digital Photography School If you’ve ever wished you could try photographing water droplets/splashes – here’s our beginner’s guide Beginner’s Guide to Water Droplet Photography Have you ever looked at those great water droplet or splash images and found yourself scratching your head wondering how did they do that? Well, those great images are usually done in studios, with electronically programmable eyedroppers, and motion triggers that fire the camera at an exact split se… Read More at Digital Photography School

A Beginner’s Guide to Focus Stacking

Digital Photography School This is a technique many of our readers have found VERY useful (particularly for MACRO and LANDSCAPES). A Beginner’s Guide to Focus Stacking Other than for special effect, photographers generally do not want out-of-focus images. But sometimes, regardless of which camera settings are used, not every detail of an image can be captured tack sharp. Depth of field (DOF) can be so shallow, that interesting aspects of the photos are without sha… Read More at Digital Photography […]

Product Photography for Beginners Using Cheap Household Items

Fstoppers You don’t need a big budget for these great shots. Product Photography for Beginners Using Cheap Household Items Product photography might be one of the subcategories of this business that has seen a growth in available work, thanks to all of the e-commerce opportunities. By using specific techniques, you can showcase any product in a non-conventional way to have it stand out from the rest. While most of produ… Read More at Fstoppers

A Beginner’s Guide to Working With Flash Off-Camera

Digital Photography School Tips for those starting out with off-camera-flash! A Beginner’s Guide to Working With Flash Off-Camera I spent the first three years of my photography career avoiding the use of speedlights off-camera because I couldn’t wrap my head around the concepts and science behind them. I tried to cover it up saying things like “I’m a natural light photographer.” or “I really don’t like the aesthet… Read More at Digital Photography School

Bird Photography Tips for Beginners

Digital Photography School New to photographing birds? Here’s some tips for you. Bird Photography Tips for Beginners The colour and texture of birds’ plumage makes them fascinating subjects for photography, made all the more exciting by their fleeting and elusive nature. With a lot of patience and practice, and the help of these tips, you’ll soon be on your way to making memorable photographs of our feathered … Read More at Digital Photography School

Tips for Beginners: How to Improve Your Photography ️

Digital Photography School Tips for Beginners: How to Improve Your Photography ➡️ https://digital-photography-school.com/5-ways-improve-photographs-beginners/ Read More at Digital Photography School

How to Understand the Mysteries of ISO for Beginners

Digital Photography School Tips for beginners on understanding ISO How to Understand the Mysteries of ISO for Beginners ISO is a tricky thing to grasp. This video will help you get a handle on it and how to use it in your photography to take better photos. Read More at Digital Photography School

How to Avoid These 5 Camera Setting Mistakes Made By Beginners >

Digital Photography School How to Avoid These 5 Camera Setting Mistakes Made By Beginners > https://digital-photography-school.com/avoid-camera-setting-mistakes-beginners/ Read More at Digital Photography School

Histograms for Beginners

Digital Photography School A helpful introduction to histograms for beginner photographers Histograms for Beginners One of the most important benefits of digital photography is one that can be a little intimidating for new photographers: the histogram. Read More at Digital Photography School

A Beginner’s Guide to How Different Focal Lengths Affect the Look of a Portrait

Fstoppers Just starting out in portraiture? Learn how different focal lengths change how your subject looks. A Beginner’s Guide to How Different Focal Lengths Affect the Look of a Portrait When you’re first starting out shooting portraits, one of the most important decisions you can make is the focal length you shoot at, as it can vastly change the way a subject is rendered. This helpful video will show you how various focal lengths affect the look of a portrait […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Doing Black and White Photography

Digital Photography School An introduction to taking great black and white images A Beginner’s Guide to Doing Black and White Photography If you’ve never tried black and white photography before, you may be wondering what the appeal is. After all, isn’t it a little like black and white television or silent movies – an anachronism in our modern, high-tech age? The answer is no, definitely not. In the photography world, black and … Read More at Digital Photography School

5 Essential Settings for Beginners and How to Master them. Do you know them? >

Digital Photography School 5 Essential Settings for Beginners and How to Master them. Do you know them? > https://digital-photography-school.com/essential-camera-settings/ Read More at Digital Photography School

A Beginner’s Guide to Why You Should Be Shooting Video in Log

Fstoppers Are you shooting your video in log? A Beginner’s Guide to Why You Should Be Shooting Video in Log If you’re just starting out shooting video, you may have heard of log profiles. This great video will give you a practical breakdown of why you should consider shooting with them and what to do if your camera doesn’t have them. Read More at Fstoppers

Total Beginner’s Guide to Lightroom – Step by Step

Digital Photography School Brand new to Lightroom? You’ll love this beginners step-by-step tutorial. Total Beginner’s Guide to Lightroom – Step by Step If you just got Lightroom and are already overwhelmed, fear no more – read this article as we walk you through what to do first and how to understand it. Read More at Digital Photography School

Long Exposure Fire Photography – 5 Tips for Beginners

Digital Photography School Be careful but have fun! Long Exposure Fire Photography – 5 Tips for Beginners If you want to try something different and a lot of fun, give long exposure fire photography a go. Here are five tips to help you get started. Read More at Digital Photography School

Shoot for the stars – The beginner’s guide to astrophotography

DIYPhotography Shoot for the stars – The beginner’s guide to astrophotography Shoot for the stars – The beginner’s guide to astrophotography I’m not really a big astrophotographer, the skies are just too bright around here most of the time. I’ve dabbled with it here and there, but never anything serious. Recently, though, I’ve found myself in possession of the Irix 15mm f/2.4 lens (review coming soon). With a lens this wide (field of vi… Read More at DIY Photography

Photography White Balance: A Beginner’s Guide

PictureCorrect Photography Tips Photography White Balance: A Beginner’s Guide Have you ever noticed how sometimes you’ve taken a shot and there’s a weird color coming out in it? A yellow, blue, perhaps orange look to the photo? We all have, and when we first start out in our photographic journey it can be a bit of a struggle to understand why this is happening. […] Read More at Picture Correct

Beginners Tutorial: Using Photoshop’s Refine Edge Tool to Make Precise Masks & Selections (VIDEO)

Shutterbug Magazine All the basics you need. Beginners Tutorial: Using Photoshop’s Refine Edge Tool to Make Precise Masks & Selections (VIDEO) Just about everyone using Photoshop is familiar with making selections and masks while editing their images. In this basic tutorial from Ed Gregory you’ll learn how to use Photoshop’s Refine Edge tool to make those selections and masks more precise and specific. Read More at Shutterbug.com

Working with Models: A Beginner’s Guide

PetaPixel A comprehensive beginner’s guide. Working with Models: A Beginner’s Guide Running a shoot from start to finish can be pretty demanding—working with creative staff, managing your camera, adjusting settings, directing, and ensuring Read More at PetaPixel

Practical Photography Tips for Beginners

PictureCorrect Photography Tips Practical Photography Tips for Beginners Is photography getting you down? Did you stretch your budget to buy the best camera you could, then realize you were in over your head? One look at that inch-thick manual, and many new photographers just switch their camera to ‘auto’ and that’s where it stays. Does this sound like you? Don’t worry,… Read More at Picture Correct

Camera Settings for Concert Photography Beginners

PetaPixel How to shoot action in dark places. Camera Settings for Concert Photography Beginners This guide is intended for concert photography beginners. If you have a DSLR camera and are interested in how to control your camera settings to take great Read More at PetaPixel

Beginners Guide to Photographing Horses

Digital Photography School How to approach photographing horses Beginners Guide to Photographing Horses There are two main aspects to consider when beginning to attempt any variety equine photography, the photographic side (technical and creative) and the dealing with horses side (sometimes unpredictable and dangerous). Lets start with the animal side, in this beginner’s guide to photographing horse… Read More at Digital Photography School

How to Shoot in Manual Mode Cheat Sheet for Beginners

Digital Photography School A great new article on how to get out of auto mode and get manual control over your camera. How to Shoot in Manual Mode Cheat Sheet for Beginners Here is a handy walk-through on shooting in Manual Mode and a cheat sheet infographic you can download to help you master it. Read More at Digital Photography School

A Beginners Guide to Capturing Motion in Your Photography

Digital Photography School An introduction to techniques for conveying a sense of motion in your images A Beginners Guide to Capturing Motion in Your Photography In this article I’ll describe how you can use different shutter speeds and panning to capture motion in your photography. Read More at Digital Photography School

A Beginner’s Guide to Adobe Lightroom: Part 3

Fstoppers New to Lightroom? Watch this! A Beginner’s Guide to Adobe Lightroom: Part 3 Do you know what keywords are and the best way to add them to your photos? What about what options to select when you are exporting your images? Have you ever heard of the painter tool? In this final part of my three-part series on Lightroom for beginners, I will cover the final steps to take after… Read More at Fstoppers

Our beginners guide to using Light Modifiers >>

Digital Photography School Our beginners guide to using Light Modifiers >> https://digital-photography-school.com/a-beginners-guide-to-light-modifiers/ Read More at Digital Photography School

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This beginner’s guide will have you shooting great landscapes in no time

DIYPhotography Want to get a little more serious about your landscapes? This is a good place to start. This beginner’s guide will have you shooting great landscapes in no time Landscape photography means different things to different people. For some it’s about recording a memory of where they’ve been. For others it’s about discovery, and documenting the places they find. And then there’s those that turn up at the same location at 4am every morning for six months waiting… Read […]

Flash Photography Tips for Beginners from Phil Steele >>

Digital Photography School Flash Photography Tips for Beginners from Phil Steele >> https://digital-photography-school.com/flash-photography-tips-for-beginners/ Read More at Digital Photography School

A Beginner’s Guide to Adobe Lightroom: Part 1

Just getting started with Lightroom? We can help! A Beginner’s Guide to Adobe Lightroom: Part 1 It is easy to feel overwhelmed with the many different features of Adobe Lightroom. Lightroom has so many possibilities, that even after years of using it, I still am consistently learning something new. I have found that there are so many new photographers who either feel too overwhelmed to start l… Link to the full Fstoppers Facebook post

10 macro photography tips for beginners

If you’re new to macro photography, here are some quick tips 10 macro photography tips for beginners 1. Lens There are several good lens options for macro photography. You could use extension tubes combined with a normal lens, which gives you some magnification. Or even better, you could reverse a normal lens, which combined with extension tubes gives even more magnification. The most convenient an… Link to the full Popular Photography Facebook post