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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

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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!

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.

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!

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

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.

Tutorials to get you skilled

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

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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