Did Santa leave a new Sony camera in your Christmas stocking? If so, your first step should be to enable Sony's 'real-time' autofocus tracking. In this video, we show you how to set up this useful feature.
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Oct 18, 2020 at 18:58
All you need is a cool space, a little creative composition and a bit of work in post-production to create these inception-esque drone photos that appear to bend reality.
videoNov 27, 2019 at 14:00
Sony's 'Real-Time' autofocus promises to track almost anything you throw at it, but it's not enabled by default. The words 'Real-Time' don't even appear in the camera's menu. In this video, Chris shows us how to set up this very useful feature.
May 17, 2018 at 15:05
This product photo was captured using two speedlights to light the bottle, a smartphone to light paint the background, and some Photoshop to pull it all together. Watch the video to see how product photographer Dustin Dolby did it.
videoMay 8, 2018 at 14:09
SPOILER ALERT: There's a 'disintegration effect' used at some point in the new Avengers: Infinity War movie. We won't tell you when or why, but Colin Smith of photoshopCAFE will tell you how to recreate this effect on a portrait in Photoshop.
May 2, 2018 at 16:07
In this video, Phlearn's Aaron Nace walks you through his preferred method for sharpening portraits in Photoshop. The best thing about this technique is just how flexible it is: create as many layers of sharpening as you need to get the look that you want.
videoApr 30, 2018 at 15:50
Adobe's 60-second video series of tips and tricks for Lightroom has started making content specifically geared towards users of Adobe's new cloud-centric Lightroom CC.
Apr 25, 2018 at 15:22
Adobe has put together a video tutorial that shows you how to create custom Creative Profiles in Adobe Camera Raw that can be used in ACR, Lightroom CC, and Lightroom Classic CC.
Apr 23, 2018 at 16:24
Open source photo editor GIMP is a popular (and free) Photoshop alternative, but can it really be used on a professional edit? In this video, photographer Shane Milton shows you that it most certainly can.
Apr 17, 2018 at 14:58
As part of his ongoing ‘Good Light’ YouTube series, London-based photographer Sean Tucker has created a simple tutorial on how to find good natural light for portraits.
Apr 16, 2018 at 14:55
You think you know everything there is to know about Lightroom? Think again. Photographer and YouTuber Jamie Windsor thinks he can still teach you a thing or two.
Feb 8, 2018 at 21:53
The complete course is broken down into 25 chapters and includes 8+ hours of photography and retouching tutorials—covering everything from the most basic/classic shots, up to some more creative photography that'll really help you stand out.
Feb 1, 2018 at 20:13
In this tutorial, Phlearn's Aaron Nace covers "the absolute need-to-know fundamentals" of the Pen Tool in Photoshop, so that you can follow along and start mastering this important photo editing tool right away.
Jan 26, 2018 at 18:30
In this video, product photographer Dustin Dolby shows you how to capture a 'classic' perfume product shot using just a single speedlight, some reflective materials, and a bit of lighting know-how.
Dec 1, 2017 at 16:53
Photographer Conner Turmon has put together a useful video tutorial that will get you up to speed on using the RGB tone curves to post-process your photos in either Lightroom or Photoshop.
Sep 29, 2017 at 17:50
In this quick, very informative video, retoucher Jesus Ramirez explains the key differences between Vibrance and Saturation, and demonstrates how both can be used to enhance an image in different ways.
Sep 20, 2017 at 16:18
It might sound like a strange idea, but taking macro photos of boiling water can actually result in some really cool photographs. A good photo experiment for a rainy day.
Sep 3, 2017 at 16:00
In this video, photographer Dustin Dolby offers you a simple, affordable way to capture that classic splash photography look using only cheap speedlights.
Aug 30, 2017 at 17:11
Need a cool photo experiment to try this weekend? Why not try a black-and-white film reversal: transform a black-and-white negative into a direct positive transparency at home.
Aug 21, 2017 at 22:38
In these videos, talented photographer and filmmaker Daniel DeArco breaks down several tips that will help flash photography newbies start experimenting with artificial light.
Aug 19, 2017 at 16:00
This two-part video series takes a deep dive into the world of dynamic symmetry and geometric composition, using iconic photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson's brilliant photographs as a guide.
Aug 15, 2017 at 19:26
You don't need a fancy studio or tons of gear to capture the kind of classic product photography you see in magazines. In this video, Dustin Dolby shows you how to do it with just a couple of speedlights and some know-how.
Aug 8, 2017 at 20:24
This useful, to-the-point tutorial shares a few top tips for posing male models (and friends) so they look better in photos. It's one of the few male posing tutorials we've seen.
Aug 3, 2017 at 14:29
If you're looking to learn Photoshop, or pick up a few nifty new tips, Adobe's got you covered with a brand new YouTube tutorial series called '3, 2, 1 ... Photoshop!'
videoJul 7, 2017 at 20:44
Planning to shoot the eclipse on August 21st? These videos are a great primer on the gear and settings you'll need to do it safely and walk away with a great photo.
Jun 28, 2017 at 18:27
Glassware is one of the most challenging subjects to photograph, especially against a white background. This tutorial shows you how to do it with hardly any gear.
Oct 10, 2016 at 12:00
Winter is coming, but that doesn't mean that you have to hang up your photography gear and head for warmer weather. Here are some tips on what and where to shoot when it gets cold. Read more
Ever wonder how landscape photographers get stunning sharpness throughout their images even when shooting in challenging conditions? The answer is simple, but the process can be difficult. Focus stacking isn't for the faint of heart, but this tutorial should help to shed some light on the process. Learn more
mobileMay 17, 2013 at 18:00
Mobile artist Nettie Edwards harnesses two iOS apps for an old-fashioned effect.
mobileMar 15, 2013 at 13:25
Photographer Star Rush finds sequencing images into movie format useful for thinking through photo essays or exhibitions.
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