By AN Jay on March 2, 2011

45 Totally Awesome Tutorials And Techniques To Become A Master Of Photography

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This post showcases a list of useful and unique photography related tutorials that will help you learning the skills of a trained photographer. The field of photography has extensively grown over the past few years to such a huge industry with millions of photographers emerging every day around the globe and mastering their skills in different areas of photography.

The tutorials listed below let you learn how to capture a digital photograph in a better way and then direct you all the way throughout photo-editing process by means of using photo-editing software such as Photoshop.

Professional Photograph Restoration Workflow

In this tutorial, we’ll take an in-depth look at restoring an old torn photograph.

Age Progression

Here’s a tutorial showing you how artist go about aging a woman’s face in Photoshop.

Changing Hair Color

Here in this tutorial we will teach how to change a person’s hair color using Photoshop’s brush tool and the soft light blend.

Colorizing Black-And-White Photos

Using Photoshop to create a classic hand-painted effect.

Street Photography Explained

Street photography is one of those techniques that sounds simple, ‘just go out and take some photos of people wondering about’, but some time it is very difficult, in this guide you will find some tips and basics for great street photography.

Self Portrait Photography Guide

In this guide you will learn some useful tips for snapping self-photos.

Waterfall Photography Tips and Techniques

Waterfalls provide their own unique set of problems which requires a unique set of solutions. This article is about those unique problems and the solutions that allow photographers to produce images that communicate the power and beauty that is inherent in the waterfalls that stand before their lenses.

How to Photograph Comets

In this guide you will learn some useful tips about comets photography.

How to Make Your Twins

Imagine one day you announce to all your friends that you have a twin, by showing them a very realistic photo. There must be many fun then! In this tutorial artis will show you how to do that in this photoshop tutorial.

Infrared Photography Technique

Infrared photography is one of those techniques that requires a bit of practice. Its not that hard to produce an infrared photograph but adjusting the image in post processing is a business that yeilds different results each and every time, learn all about it through this guide.

Dual View Photo Editing in Photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial, we’ll look at how to give ourselves two different views of the same image by opening it in two separate document windows, each set to a different zoom level, making it much easier to judge the effect our edits are having on the overall image.

Local Contrast

Is your lens lacking contrast? Find out how to simulate the contrast qualities of high quality lens with this Photoshop retouching tutorial. This effect increases visible detail and edge contrast without increasing the overall image contrast.

Use Photoshop to Turn Day Into Dusk

In this tutorial we will demonstrate a quick technique to make your photos look as if they were taken at night. Let’s get started!

Souping up a Photo

There are times when a regular photo just doesn’t cut it and you need your photo to pack a punch. Here is one technique that you may find useful.

Wedding Photography Explained

In this guide you will learn tips and techniques for taking professional level weddings photography.

Add a Realistic Rainbow to a Photo in Photoshop

In this Photoshop photo effects tutorial, we’ll learn how to easily add a rainbow, and even a double rainbow, to a photo! As we’ll see, Photoshop ships with a ready-made rainbow gradient for us to use. We’ll learn where to find it and how to load it in.

Remove a Person from a Photo with Photoshop CS5

One of the new features we will be looking at this tutorial is called Content Aware. This feature allows you to quickly fill in a selection with surrounding content making it look like a part of the original image.

How to Use Lines in Photography Compositions

In this guide we will discuss the usefulness of lines for better shots.

How to Capture Really Sharp Photos

One of the most frustrating experiences for a photographer is to get home from a photo trip with some great images only to find that some of the images are not sharp. To help solve this problem, this article covers seven things that a photographer can do to create really sharp images.

Look More Muscular

Ok, So You Wanna Look Muscular? But don’t afford the money nor the time to train in a gym? Who cares, it’s only a quick impression picture that matters, right? Well, You can be right! Check out this tutorial to see how you can improve yourself!

Create Your Own Bokeh for Beautiful Photo Effect

What’s a bokeh you say? It’s that oh-so-wonderful fuzziness in the background of photographs with a shallow depth of field and accompanying starry highlights. You can create you own bokeh effects with a little craftiness.

Photographing Complex Architecture

Photographer Philipp Klinger gives his advice on capturing elaborate structures.

Tilt-Shift Photography Photoshop Tutorial

This tutorial has been produced using Photoshop CS2 on a PC and shows you how to give a city shot a neat miniaturization effect.

Intuitive B&W Conversions

Try this simple step-by-step process for making beautiful monochrome images.

Color Correction Basics in Photoshop

Have you wanted to learn more about color correction? The focus of this tutorial is to help you delve deeper into color correcting to up the production value of your images. Learn a few simple techniques while creating.

How to Photograph Wakeboarders & Waterskiing

In this tutorial we will find some useful tips on how to achieve great wakeboarding pictures.

Camera Toss Photography Technique

In this step by step guide we will learn some technique of camera toss photography.

Make Your Photo Impressive

There are so many methods to change your photo’s color, but here artist will show you some best ways to do that.

Give a Photo a Complete Glamour Makeover With Stunning Light and 3D Effects

In this tutorial, you will learn how to retouch a model’s face and subtly manipulate her hair. In addition, we will enhance the canvas by adding attractive lighting and 3D effects.

Color Correction in Photoshop with the Curves Adjustment Tool

This tutorial will teach you how to use this tool to color correct photos efficiently.

Reducing Wrinkles With the Healing Brush in Photoshop

In this tutorial, we will look at the Healing Brush, by far the best photo retouching tool in all of Photoshop, and how we can use it to easily reduce distracting skin wrinkles in an image.

Portrait Lighting Tutorial: Character Study

In this tutorial you will learn how to make a portrait more honorable and admirable.

Macro Photography Tips

Photographing insects in flight is one of the greatest challenges for all wildlife photographers. This article describes how to capture crisp, sharp images of the Emperor Dragonfly.

Nightclub Photography

A Guide To Nightclub Photography

Face Makeover

In this tutorial you will learn how to make a beauty makeover with cool retouching effects:

Aperture and Shutter Priority

Shutter Priority is an auto exposure system in which the camera achieves correct exposure by selecting the aperture after the user has selected the shutter speed.

How to Create Sunshine Effect in Studio with Artificial Sunlight

In this tutorial video we’ll give you tips on how to cheat Mother Nature and show you How to Create Your Own Sunshine in the Studio.

How To Photograph Moving Vehicles

A step-by-step guide to capturing that perfect motion shot.

Travel With Still+Video

Tips for better technical and creative results shooting video with your DSLR.

Professional Lighting in Model Photography

This case study shows how lighting was manipulated to create the perfect environment for a fashion photoshoot.

Portable Lighting for the Studio and on Location

In this lesson, we decided to keep things very simple and just illustrate some uses of this one simple shoe mount flash lighting kit, the XS OctoDome nxt Basic Kit with Grids, for both indoor and outdoor portraits.

Photography Tutorial: Get the Right Light

When shooting portraits, good lighting is all-important. To make sure you have it, you can buy expensive lighting rigs and multiple flash units. Or you can spend a few bucks and carry just the right mix of sun and clouds in your pack.

Macro Photography

How to take close-up pictures of small things.

DIY – High Speed Photography at Home

You can use this technique to take picture of exploding things like tomatoes, water balloons, watermelons, or even your Canon camera as you smash it against a wall for not understanding the menus.

Isolated Sharpness

Tips and techniques for using shallow depth of field to add impact to your macro shots.

Beyond HDR

In this tutorial you will learn how to expand your photo’s tonal range when HDR techniques aren’t ideal.





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Hi,
Many thanks for the links to some of my tutorials. You have an awesome site here and it’s always refreshing to see quality articles consistently delivered!!

Cheers

Barry
FPR

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