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Incredibly Important Composition Skills

Incredibly Important Composition Skills

Learn how to create captivating photos by unlocking the secrets of composition!

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.

Super Photo Editing Skills

Super Photo Editing Skills

A video tutorial that teaches you how to bring the best out of your images using Adobe Lightroom.

Simple Wedding Photography

Simple Wedding Photography

An e-book that teaches you everything you need to know about photographing weddings, and the business behind it.

Before / After

Before / After

A concentrated video tutorial that shows you the process of editing 11 different photos in Lightroom from start to finish!

The Creativity Field Guide

The Creativity Field Guide

Conquer creative block, and help your photos stand out! Get over 100 ideas, all in one place, to take your photography to new heights!

Backup or Die

Backup or Die

A fairy tale eBook that teaches you how to keep your precious photos safe!

How We Did It: Lobster Island

How We Did It: Lobster Island

An eBook that takes you behind the scenes of a documentary photography project, plus learn how to create your own!

Awesome Album Design Skills

Awesome Album Design Skills

A video tutorial that shows you how to quickly design beautiful albums using Adobe InDesign.

Tutorials to get you skilled

Incredibly Important Composition Skills
Extremely Essential Camera Skills
Super Photo Editing Skills
Simple Wedding Photography
Before / After
The Creativity Field Guide
Backup or Die
How We Did It: Lobster Island
Awesome Album Design Skills

7 Things Yousuf Karsh Can Teach You About Photography

You may not know his name, but you’ve seen his work.

The images of portrait photographer, Yousuf Karsh, are everywhere. You’ll find them on book jackets, bank notes and postage stamps, and of course, in art galleries and photography books too.

Over his 67-year career, Karsh photographed some of the most notable thinkers, artists, entertainers and leaders of the 20th century, using a lighting technique he himself pioneered. You know those iconic portraits of Queen Elizabeth II, Albert Einstein, Winston Churchill and Ernest Hemingway (just to name a few)? Those are Karsh.

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List of Awesome: November 8

This week, the list is all about variety!

We start you off with news about National Geographic’s photo contest, where amateurs and pros alike are eligible to win an awesome prize. Next up, we’ve got a little photography project that’s seriously sweet. Finally, we wrap things up with a controversial article from the New York Times that’ll make you think twice about giving your work away for free.

We want to know what you think about this last piece, so be sure to chime in when you’re done reading!

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List of Awesome: November 1st

Feeling short on inspiration? This week’s List of Awesome has you covered!

We’ve shared two cool film projects. The first takes you to sunny Washington for a conventional look at how film can record history, beautifully. The second takes you to New York City, and shows how film can record disaster, conventionally and unconventionally. This one’s like anything we’ve seen – don’t miss it!

We’ve also shared a radio interview with Brandon Stanton, the mastermind behind the addictive Humans of New York project. We hope it’ll get you excited about bringing your own projects to life!

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Lessons from Photography Masters

When you look at the work of famous photographers, it’s easy to get discouraged. Their stuff is so good!

But at some point, they were like you and me, starting out or honing their skills. It was through lots of learning and practice, over many years, that they became great.

The Good News Is…

You and I, we’re actually in a pretty good position. Because we get to learn from their efforts, and pick up more quickly the techniques and insights it took them years, or even decades, to discover.

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List of Awesome: October 25th

Look for inspiration or a laugh? This week’s list has got you covered! We’ve got silly images of puppies gone wild and an inspirational story of a New York street photographer. To round things out, we’ve also included information about an upcoming photography conference and a cool new product.

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Coffee Shop Reads for Photographers


With the temperature dropping, it’s the perfect time to camp out in a cozy cafe with a good book. But as a photographer, it can be tough. Books used to display photos are often oversized and heavy, threatening to take out cafe tables and invade the space of neighbouring readers. And more manageable-sized photography books tend to be quite technical, which can quickly kill the latte-and-Norah-Jones vibe so carefully crafted by your coffee shop.

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List of Awesome: October 18th


It’s been another awesome week in the world of photography! From amazing shots of animals and architecture to a crazy-light, full-frame camera, here’s what caught our eye over the past seven days.

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