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PhotoTube: Tutorials and Videos for Photographers

Thursday, December 20th, 2012

PhotoTube.info is a website dedicated to photography videos containing tips for producing HDR, infrared, landscape, portrait, flash, macro, night, and product photographs. It is a relatively new website but already contains hundreds of instructional videos. Here is a list of some of the most viewed videos:

  • phototubeDSLR Tips: Night Photography
  • Strobist Preliminaries
  • DSLR Tips: How to blur backgrounds on portraits
  • DSLR Tips: How to blur water for a dreamy effect
  • Merge to HDR in Photoshop
  • Long Exposure Turorial
  • DSLR Tips: Using polarizing filters
  • Secrets of Amazing HDR Photography
  • Night Photography: Finding Your Way in the Dark
  • HDR Photography
  • Strobist Softbox Technique Tutorial
  • In-Camera HDR Using Multiple Exposure
  • Photoshop Tutorial: Creating an HDR Image from a Single RAW File
  • Canon T2i 550D HDR Tutorial
  • Shooting the Moon
  • Landscape Photography Tips: Creative Composition
  • 20 Essential Things for Landscape Photography

It is easy to see which videos have been Recently Added, Most Viewed, and Top Rated as well as many categories. PhotoTube is definitely worth checking out! Oh, by the way, it is completely free!

Eliminate Turntable Reflections in 360 Product Photography

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011
My Take: The suggestions in this post would be helpful for taking 360 degree product shots as well as other product photography.

Here’s a quick tip on how to work around one of those issues that we often have to deal with when photographing reflective products, which is especially applicable to our 360 product photography.

If we take a cell phone or an iPad or a similar product with a reflective screen and place it on our turntable “as-is”, and then try to shoot it straight such that our camera points straight towards the screen, we will notice immediately that our turntable can be distinctively seen as a white curvy reflection on the product screen. Click to continue »

Article source: http://ezinearticles.com/6399866

How To Build 24 DIY Softboxes

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011
My Take: When I was in college, I made my own light kits from 1″x2″ lumber and clamp-on lights. I even sprayed the inside of an old umbrella silver so that I could use it as a reflector. It is great to find that there are lots of other photographers that enjoy making their own equipment.

How To Build 24 DIY Softboxes

About three weeks ago, I asked DIYP readers to build a softbox. It was meant for fun and education. To add some zap the good guys at B&H chipped in with a Westcott Apollo Speedlight set and a strobe (Nikon SB700/Canon 430EX II) for the best design.

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