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Explore the creative options and challenges presented by backlighting in photography.
Learn techniques for lighting a still-life scene and processing the images using Adobe Photoshop in this "mini" course.
See how a world-class photojournalist approaches the challenge of telling a photographic story with less than hour's shooting time.
Award-winning action and lifestyle photographer Kevin Steele shows how to capture the intensity of soccer on camera.
Learn how to take great contemporary senior portraits both indoors and out—and how to make some money at it.
Follow photojournalist Paul Taggart as he explores the unique challenges behind shooting photo stories about family members.
Explores the creative and technical decisions involved in photographing textiles.
Learn to create amazing lighting effects in post-production with Photoshop.
Learn the concepts, tools, and techniques for lighting with flash—from improving built-in flash results to shooting with wireless off-camera flash.
Gives beginning photographers a brisk but thorough look at using strobe lights in a studio setting.
Learn the essential techniques of flash and studio lighting that will deliver more pleasing, more flattering photos.
Learn what makes effective product photography, from styling to lighting to gear, with insights from an industry professional.
Learn how to style, light, and photograph jewelry, from rings to watches and more.
Follow along with photographer Richard Klein as he demonstrates the best shooting and lighting techniques for photographing buildings.
Follow along with photographer Richard Klein as he shows techniques for lighting and composing photos that make interior spaces look their best.
Photographer Richard Klein discusses the art and science of photographing architecture, from interiors to exteriors and from small houses to skyscrapers.
David Hobby talks about his experiences running a photography business that's rooted in photojournalism and the community where he lives.
Photographer David Hobby uses compact strobes to shoot an environmental portrait of a beekeeper and his bees.
Photographer David Hobby employs multiple strobes to capture young soccer players in action and in portraits.
Learn the essential qualities of natural light that will deliver more attractive and flattering photos.
Travel to the desert wilderness of Death Valley National Park with author, teacher, and landscape photographer Ben Long to learn the unique considerations involved in shooting a desert environment.
Photographer David Hobby captures the strength and grace of a dancer in motion, lighting her against a blow-away white background.
Photographer David Hobby visits a conservation center and lights close-ups and portraits using a variety of strobes and light modifiers.
In a photo shoot with a model, photographer and Strobist blog publisher David Hobby demonstrates the basics of lighting with compact flash units.
Renowned photographer Douglas Kirkland explores the process of shooting a series of photos that connect to tell a story.
Explore the world of the small with this guide to macro and close-up photography gear, lighting, and technique.
Expand your lighting options and get the most out of your flash by learning the concepts and theory behind flash exposure.
Learn how to shoot and edit green screen footage and images.
Follow Lauren Lemon, the online persona for Lauren Randolph, a photographer based in Los Angeles, as she plans and choreographs a photo shoot and talks about the importance of social networks and personal projects in establishing a photography career.
Introduces the techniques behind lighting for portraiture.
Renowned photographer Douglas Kirkland discusses the art of photographing kids ranging from toddlers to preteens, both alone and together with parents and siblings.
Describes the tools, creative options, and special considerations involved in shooting with a DSLR camera at night or in low-light conditions, such as sunset or candlelight.
Demonstrates the art and science behind shooting food and drink photographs.
Covers advanced techniques for staging, lighting, and photographing your handmade crafts, as well as for sharing the images you create.
Discover how to stage, light, and photograph your handmade items in a way that maximizes their appeal to viewers and customers.
Award-winning photographer Jim Sugar shows how to shoot outdoors during twilight, balancing strobe output with natural light.
Award-winning photographer Jim Sugar shows how to shoot a portrait with a dramatic look and feel, using a variety of inexpensive lighting tools.
Demonstrates the use of off-camera wireless strobes to light a product shot, and provides tips that apply to product shots of all kinds.
Well-known photographer Douglas Kirkland demonstrates studio portraiture techniques, from lighting to working with a model.
Well-known photographer Douglas Kirkland explains how he works with natural lighting and how to best take advantage of it for portraiture.
Understand how shutter speed, aperture, and ISO settings relate to one another, and how these settings expand your artistic options with any photograph.
Shows how to master practical mental ray techniques for rendering models created in Maya.
Shows how to get dramatic lighting results by using just one or two detached strobes that are triggered remotely by a digital SLR.
Shows how to capture stunning portraits, even when the main lighting comes from behind the subject.
Shows photographers how to use fill flash to take great shots in any kind of lighting.
Shows how to capture beautiful, illuminated portraits with natural daylight, and shares tricks for getting great shots even when the light is not so good.
George Maestri covers everything needed to texture, light, and render realistic scenes in 3ds max.