Tutorials to get you skilled

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

Gear, Software & Other Products Guide

Upload from March 29, 2012

A photographer needs a camera. But which one will work best for what you hope to achieve? And how about all of those software and app options that will help take your photos to the next level, and keep your business organized and efficient. And then there are the scanners, printers and photobooks that’ll take your photos off the screen and put them into the hands of you and your clients. Across the board, there are an overwhelming number of options. Finding the right ones can make your head spin!

Well, the good news is that the tools don’t matter nearly as much as the photographer. What really makes for great photos is you! But you still need some equipment to get you there, so check out these articles to help make gear, software and printing decisions a little simpler!

If you’re looking to learn how to take control over your camera, check out our tutorial Extremely Essential Camera Skills. It mixes text, video, illustrations and sample photos to help you get confident with your camera, super fast!

Software & Apps

Need some help finding your way around Lightroom? Check out our tutorial, Super Photo Editing Skills, which uses video to show you how to navigate Lightroom 4, easily. Awesome!

Albums, Printers & Scanners

Looking to sharpen your album design skills? Check out our tutorial, Awesome Album Design Skills, which uses videos and handy guides to teach you all you need to know to create beautiful albums in InDesign.