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[Link] 25 Great Photography Tutorials and Links From Around the Web
July 17, 2008, 11:29 am
Filed under: Photography | Tags: , ,

I am so fortunate to have around 3 friends who has the same passion as me on “Photography”.

One person is already in Professional Level and the other two friends are intermediate level.
I am not even close to their visions and skills, but I expect to learn a lot from them.
Also, I am so confident to say that they have taught me enormous amount.

Again, this morning, Norm, who to me, is in the professional level of photography skills, directed me to this link to learn. (Thanks Norm)

Following is extracts from the article;

17 Hot Photography Links From Around the Web


  1. Make Your own BikeCAM – a fun DIY with a video
  2. 5 Ways to Hold Your Viewer’s Attention – 5 simple composition techniques
  3. Transforming a Daylight Image into a Wild NightPhotoshop tutorial
  4. Nine Reasons to Manually Focus When Taking Pictures – sometimes manual focusing is your best option
  5. The Importance of focus and quick tips on how to get it right – another focusing related tutorial
  6. My Photography Workflow – Photographer Thomas Hawk talks us through his workflow
  7. The 15 Second DIY Adjustable Snoot! – a fast DIY
  8. The Nuts and Bolts of Off-Camera Flash – first part of a four part series on off camera flash (part 2 here).
  9. 8 Photography Myths Debunked – just what the title says 🙂
  10. Getting Rid of Dust Spots – Photoshopping tips
  11. Flicker Flash – How to capture movement with a series of strobe flashes
  12. Introduction to Digital Photography – 10 Ways to Improve your skills
  13. On Assignment: Night Chopper Pt 2 – 2nd in a series of shots taking you on a shoot of a chopper at night
  14. Your Guide to Buying Old Film Cameras – Feeling Retro? This one’s for you!
  15. Seeing the Possibilities – a great post on how to see possibilities in different locations
  16. Understanding Camera Exposure Modes – talking you through spot, evaluative and center-weighted metering.
  17. Curves color enhancement tutorial – a video screencast of GIMP in action

5 Tutorials from our Archives that You Might have Missed!

As usual in these posts I thought I’d throw in a handful of articles from our own archives – from July 2007 – for those of you who are new to Digital Photography School and might have missed some of what we’ve already covered:

  1. 18 Exceptionally Useful Photoshop Shortcuts – the most popular post from July last year
  2. 7 Strategies for Avoiding Flash Blow Out – we’ve all suffered from it – but how do you overcome flash blowout?
  3. 4 Rues of Composition for Landscape Photography – some basic ideas on composition
  4. Using Flash in Action Photography – tips and some cool photos
  5. How to Photograph Pets – always a popular photographic subject – Pets!

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