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55+ Great Photography Tutorials

From Tripwire

By following detailed photography tutorials you can learn new techniques and be inspired by experienced photographers.

Photography is a great passion for many people and the possibilities for creating stunning shots are endless with the right equipment and skills. Some photographers are exceptional at capturing time and situations forever. While a bit of luck and good timing is required, many technical elements need to be just right. In many cases it requires patience, planning and a good sense for details to capture the best photo. In addition, many photographers today use after processing in tools like Photoshop. I personally think that learning some image enhancement techniques is useful as well.

Since we have been presenting various showcases of photography styles over time, I thought it would be a great idea to share some useful tips, tricks and tutorials. The availability of free material online for learning various techniques of photography is impressive but it takes time to filter out the useful stuff. I made an attempt by collecting more than 55 great photography tutorials.

These are really good tutorials. Here are just a few to sample

Nightclub Photography –

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Nightclub-Photography

This Nightclub Photography useful guide on how taking photos in clubs and bars where the light is dim but you need to capture images using a fairly fast shutter speed. see more here

Focus Stacking

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This image is the result of a focus stacking technique. It could not be done in a single shot. Read the tutorial here

5 Second Eye Enhancement – MORE INFO

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Here’s a super-simple technique for enhancing the most important bits of any portrait: the eyes. It’s a quick and painless way to make the eyes really stand out and take on a slightly sultry and burning look.

Photographing Wild Birds In Civilized Places – MORE INFO

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This Eagle-Owl portrait was shot with a 400mm lens when the bird looked in my direction.

How To Capture Stunning Fine Art Landscape Photographs – MORE INFO

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The man in this photo is working to extract salt from the Salinas Grande’s, a large salt pan in north-west Argentina. The photo shows the relationship between the man and the otherworldly landscape that he works in.

Street Photography Explained – MORE INFO

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Street photography is one of those techniques that sounds simple, ‘just go out and take some photos of people wondering about’.

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