Learn Photography Faster (and funner, too)

Welcome to Photography Concentrate, an educational website for folks who love photography! You'll find articles, freebies, tutorials and a ton of fun times here. Enjoy!

Tutorials

Super concentrated tutorials help you learn quickly, in the comfort of your own home, and at your own pace!

Extremely Essential Camera Skills

Extremely Essential Camera Skills

A multi-media tutorial designed to help you get control over your camera, and get creative and confident with your photography.

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Incredibly Important Composition Skills

Incredibly Important Composition Skills

Discover the secret weapon of great photographers - composition! This practical eBook makes it easy to master this fundamental topic and create stand-out photos.

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Super Photo Editing Skills

Super Photo Editing Skills

Bring out the best in your photos with this step by step video guide to using Adobe Lightroom. Become an editing guru in just a few hours, or do it at your own pace.

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Simple Wedding Photography

Simple Wedding Photography

A complete guide to photographing every step of a wedding, beautifully. PLUS learn how to build a successful business and make more money, with less effort!

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Really Easy Retouching

Really Easy Retouching

Get fast natural retouching skills with this video guide to Adobe Photoshop. Watch as I show you how to easily correct the most common retouching problems.

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Awesome Album Design Skills

Awesome Album Design Skills

Albums equal serious profits. Get the skills you need to design beautiful albums with Adobe InDesign quickly, easily and profitably. In just one day!

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Before / After

Before / After

Gain powerful editing skills super fast as you watch me edit 11 unique photos in Lightroom. Learn how the essential tools work and when to use them.

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Before/After: Black & White

Before/After: Black & White

Learn how to get creative and dramatic black and white images with Lightroom as you watch me edit 10 photos from start to finish in this video tutorial

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The Creativity Field Guide

The Creativity Field Guide

Boost your creativity with this illustrated guide, packed with 100+ ideas, activities and sources of inspiration. Your next great idea is just a few pages away!

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Backup or Die

Backup or Die

You will lose your photos some day - make sure they're not gone for good. Create your perfect backup system the simple way - and save money with this fairytale eBook

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How We Did It: Lobster Island

How We Did It: Lobster Island

Go behind the scenes of our documentary project. PLUS learn how to create a rewarding documentary project of your own.

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Guides

Pages on big topics, designed to help you dig deep, and learn fast.

Freebies

Assorted free resources for our readers! Yum.

The Shy Photographer’s Guide to ConfidenceThe Camera Buying Guide7 Simple Ways To Market Your Wedding Photography BusinessI Heart Photography Poster PackLightning KeysFree Toy Camera Lightroom PresetsSuper Preset Sample Pack

Wanna know what kind of free stuff? Well here are a few of the titles...

  • The Shy Photographer’s Guide to Confidence
  • The Camera Buying Guide
  • Lightning Keys - Shortcut System for Lightroom
  • The Workflow Chart
  • I Heart Photography Poster Pack
  • Awesome Album Template Pack (for InDesign)
  • Super Preset Sample Pack (for Lightroom)
  • And more!!!
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Photography Articles

Some of the latest and greatest posts from the blog.

I’m (Slowly) Becoming More Productive. Here’s How.

SONY DSC There's a problem with the word productive (a word that everyone is very obsessed with these days). It just means creating. To be really productive means you are simply creating a lot. The real value lies in being efficiently productive.  Continue Reading →

Film Woes – A Shot From The Archives

women-with-hat-1 Recently I mentioned that one of my goals for 2015 is organizing our archive of images. I was browsing through some film shots, and found this photo of a woman with a hat. I loved the texture and contrast! Continue Reading →

Hackintoshes, SoftRAID and RAID 5

SoftRAID RAID 5 Hackintosh One of my first goals for the new year was to reorganize our computer setup. Here are a few of the things I've been working on to get us ready for another year of photography. For a couple years now we’ve used Hackintoshes (custom built computers that can run the Mac operating system) as our photography workstation computers. We made the switch to Hackintoshes because at the time Apple hadn’t updated their Mac Pro line in over two years, and with a Hackintosh you can build something with similar power for a fraction of the price that Apple charges. Fast forward to today and Apple has just recently launched their iMac Retina, and they now have a newly designed Mac Pro (which is already a year old). Continue Reading →

Our 10 Favourite Posts of 2014

Our 10 Favourite Posts of 2014 We know it can be hard to keep up with every post we put out. So this year, we've compiled the best articles of the year, letting you catch up on the good stuff, easily. In the first part of this series, we shared the 10 most popular posts of the year, plus the lowdown on the latest tutorials we've released. Today, we're revealing our 10 personal favourites – the ones that get us misty-eyed, make us think, and deliver a serious dose of awesomeness. We'll also hook you up with our annual review lists from the past three years – that's four years of wisdom and adventure, ready for the taking! Continue Reading →

Our 10 Most Popular Posts of 2014!

Our Top 10 Posts of 2014 2014 was a busy year here at Photography Concentrate – we published tons of new articles, went on adventures big and small, and released four brand new tutorials. If you didn't manage to follow along regularly, not to worry. Over the next few days, we'll be sharing the best content from the past year. To kick it off, we're going BIG, with the posts you guys loved the most (as determined through our super-scientific method of counting up comments and social shares). Plus, we'll give you the lowdown on our newest tutorials, so you can start your year off by seriously boosting your photography skills. Continue Reading →

I’m (Slowly) Becoming More Productive. Here’s How.

SONY DSC There's a problem with the word productive (a word that everyone is very obsessed with these days). It just means creating. To be really productive means you are simply creating a lot. The real value lies in being efficiently productive.  Continue Reading →

Film Woes – A Shot From The Archives

women-with-hat-1 Recently I mentioned that one of my goals for 2015 is organizing our archive of images. I was browsing through some film shots, and found this photo of a woman with a hat. I loved the texture and contrast! Continue Reading →

Hackintoshes, SoftRAID and RAID 5

SoftRAID RAID 5 Hackintosh One of my first goals for the new year was to reorganize our computer setup. Here are a few of the things I've been working on to get us ready for another year of photography. For a couple years now we’ve used Hackintoshes (custom built computers that can run the Mac operating system) as our photography workstation computers. We made the switch to Hackintoshes because at the time Apple hadn’t updated their Mac Pro line in over two years, and with a Hackintosh you can build something with similar power for a fraction of the price that Apple charges. Fast forward to today and Apple has just recently launched their iMac Retina, and they now have a newly designed Mac Pro (which is already a year old). Continue Reading →

Our 10 Favourite Posts of 2014

Our 10 Favourite Posts of 2014 We know it can be hard to keep up with every post we put out. So this year, we've compiled the best articles of the year, letting you catch up on the good stuff, easily. In the first part of this series, we shared the 10 most popular posts of the year, plus the lowdown on the latest tutorials we've released. Today, we're revealing our 10 personal favourites – the ones that get us misty-eyed, make us think, and deliver a serious dose of awesomeness. We'll also hook you up with our annual review lists from the past three years – that's four years of wisdom and adventure, ready for the taking! Continue Reading →

Our 10 Most Popular Posts of 2014!

Our Top 10 Posts of 2014 2014 was a busy year here at Photography Concentrate – we published tons of new articles, went on adventures big and small, and released four brand new tutorials. If you didn't manage to follow along regularly, not to worry. Over the next few days, we'll be sharing the best content from the past year. To kick it off, we're going BIG, with the posts you guys loved the most (as determined through our super-scientific method of counting up comments and social shares). Plus, we'll give you the lowdown on our newest tutorials, so you can start your year off by seriously boosting your photography skills. Continue Reading →