Pro Advice

Guest posts from professional photographers, offering everything from new techniques, guides, business tips and behind the scenes looks at shoots.

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Hands-On With The Sekonic L-478DR

Ben Bergh goes hands-on with the ultimate tool for studio photographers: Sekonic's new L-478DR Litemaster Pro.
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By Ben | 2013-03-28 | Comments

Vimeo School

Three Filming Tricks For Better Videos

The latest Vimeo Video School episode shares three handy tricks for shooting great videos with a small crew and a tight budget.
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By Francois W. Nel | 2013-03-27 | Comments

Erik Almas

Ten Tips On How To Be A Better Photographer

Ten helpful and inspirational tips on how to become a better photographer, shared by Norwegian photographer Erik Almas.
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By Francois W. Nel | 2013-03-25 | Comments

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Kite Surfing Sunset Shoot With Craig Kolesky

Craig Kolesky recently did an awesome kitesurfing shoot at sunset using portable strobes - here's the results and his setup.
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By Craig | 2013-02-12 | Comments

Greg Heisler

Video Interview: Gregory Heisler On Photograp...

Solid advice for freelance photographers from Time Magazine and Life photographer Gregory Heisler.
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By Francois W. Nel | 2013-01-21 | Comments

Zack Arias

Video: Signal & Noise By Zack Arias

Zack Arias is back with another motivational video for photographers, dealing with mastering your craft and minimising distractions.
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By Francois W. Nel | 2013-01-17 | Comments

Photoshop Sharpening

Tutorial: Improve Sharpness & Details In...

In today's video tutorial, Manfred Werner shows you how to maximise your sharpness and details in Photoshop.
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By Manfred | 2012-12-19 | Comments

Fake Shadow

Tutorial: How To Add Fake Shadows In Photosho...

In today's video tutorial, Manfred Werner shows you how to add a fake shadow to your portraits or still life images.
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By Manfred | 2012-12-12 | Comments

Photoshop Fonts

Tutorial: Font Layer Styles In Photoshop

In today's video tutorial, Manfred Werner shows you how to style fonts in Photoshop with layer styles.
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By Manfred | 2012-12-05 | Comments

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How It’s Done: 3 Photos By Yvette Ebert...

Ever looked at a photo and wondered how it was created? Here's some in-depth analysis of three photos taken by Yvette Ebertsohn.
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By Francois W. Nel | 2012-12-04 | Comments

Photoshop Moustache

Tutorial: Replace A Moustache In Photoshop

Your Movember 'stache not as impressive as you'd like it to be? Fix it in Photoshop with this handy tutorial from Manfred Werner!
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By Manfred | 2012-11-28 | Comments

Photoshop Layers

Tutorial: More Tips For Working With Layers

In today's video tutorial series, Manfred Werner shares some more tips for working with layers in Photoshop.
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By Francois W. Nel | 2012-11-21 | Comments

Photoshop Layers

Tutorial: Working With Layers In Photoshop

New to Adobe Photoshop? In this week's tutorial, Manfred Werner shares everything you need to know about working with layers.
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By Manfred | 2012-11-14 | Comments

Time-Slice

Tutorial: Sliced Photo Effect With Masking Te...

We recently shared great time-slice photos. In today's tutorial, Manfred Werner shows you how to create your own sliced photos.
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By Francois W. Nel | 2012-11-07 | Comments

Lightroom Keywords

Tutorial: Adding & Editing Keywords In L...

In today's video tutorial, Manfred Werner shares some tips for a crucial but often forgotten part of editing: Keywords.
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By Francois W. Nel | 2012-10-31 | Comments

Lightroom Tips

Tutorial: Making An Image “Pop” In Lightr...

In today's video tutorial, Manfred Werner will show you a few quick adjustments in Lightroom 4 that make your images "pop".
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By Manfred | 2012-10-24 | Comments

Lightroom Export

Tutorial: Exporting Images From Lightroom 4

In today's video tutorial, Manfred Werner demonstrates the ins-and-outs of Adobe Lightroom 4's export module.
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By Manfred | 2012-10-17 | Comments

Lightroom Watermark

Tutorial: Editing & Adding A Watermark I...

Video tutorial: Manfred Werner shows you how to make use of Adobe Lightroom 4 to easily add a subtle watermark to your images.
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By Manfred | 2012-10-10 | Comments

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Tutorial: Creating A Contact Sheet In Photosh...

In today's video tutorial, Manfred Werner shows you how to create a quick and easy contact sheet using Photoshop CS6.
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By Francois W. Nel | 2012-10-03 | Comments

Background Blur

Tutorial: Blur The Background In Your Portrai...

In today's Photoshop tutorial, Manfred Werner shows you how to make subtle use of blur filters to make your portraits stand out.
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By Manfred | 2012-09-26 | Comments