Photography Tutorials

When I was first learning about photography, I found inspiration and a wealth of knowledge in the writings of other photographers. In the same spirit, all of these tutorials are free to read, copy and share. Please Contact Me if you think something is unclear.

Daily Photo Tip

When converting a colour image to black and white in photo software, using a channel mixer combined with a saturation adjustment will provide very good control over grey levels, but can be difficult to execute well. (First published Aug 12, 2008)

Basic Photography Tips

These articles are from a booklet I made to support a beginning photography workshop. They focus on staying creative as you learn photography – if you're an aspiring art photographer, read these!

Top Ten Lists

The Top Ten Lists explore creativity in photography. Topics are explained with the fine art photographer in mind, but any photographer interested in aesthetics will find the lists worth reading.

Challenges of Photography

Many situations place demands on photographers – nasty weather, poor-quality equipment, timelines, stress, and many more. These tutorials focus on creating vibrant art in non-ideal situations.