Learning Craft Photography

Learning Craft Photography

Learning Craft Photography is an Beginner level tutorial on 3D + Animation, crafted by an expert, Megan Andersen. This tutorial is a critical foundation for an individual who needs to get better at his/her 3D + Animation skills. It gives you a strong understanding on Cameras + Gear, 3D + Animation, Photography, Lighting, Video, Cameras + Gear, 3D + Animation, Photography, Lighting and Video.

Free Download - Learning Craft Photography
Author Megan Andersen
Publish Date 9/26/2011
Skill Beginner
Duration 3h 21m
Topic 3D + Animation
Video Tutorials 41
Last Update N/A

The ever-increasing popularity of handmade crafts has spawned thousands of blogs, forums, events, websites, and digital tools. With so much competition out there, the best way to catch a viewer’s attention is with an incredible photograph of your incredible craft. In this one-of-a-kind workshop, professional craft blogger and photographer Megan Andersen, aka Radmegan, takes you step-by-step through the basics of craft photography, starting with how a camera and its settings work. She shares composition techniques to make craft photos more compelling, image-editing tips that don’t require expensive software, and some great resources for getting craft images blogged about, printed, and seen by the masses. Along the way, learn a little crafting by making three different kinds of affordable at-home and mobile “photo studios.” Whether you are taking photos of handmade crafts to sell, looking for tips on product photography, have a blog and want your images to get noticed, or just want to improve the quality of photos you plan on sharing with friends and family, this workshop can help you produce great images.

Topics include:

  • Getting familiar with the camera
  • Basic composition and staging tips
  • Making and buying helpful tools
  • Image editing with Photoshop
  • Compressing images
  • Using the cloud for image storage
  • Tagging images for search engine optimization
  • Uploading images for blogging, selling, and printing

Learning Craft Photography : Video Lessons

  • Welcome2m 26s
  • Understanding aperture value and f-stops3m 22s
  • What is shutter speed?4m 29s
  • Using shutter priority and aperture priority2m 15s
  • What is ISO?1m 57s
  • Achieving the proper exposure4m 14s
  • Using depth of field5m 10s
  • Using point-and-shoot cameras2m 50s
  • Using the viewfinder to frame the image3m 18s
  • The power of negative space4m 31s
  • Creating lines to make compelling compositions2m 58s
  • Using and recognizing the rule of thirds3m 45s
  • Creating clean and zen images4m 10s
  • "How'd they do that?": Taking process shots7m 53s
  • The benefits of using models4m 47s
  • Shooting your crafts in the great outdoors2m 18s
  • Creating a "habitat" with site-specific shooting4m 9s
  • Anthropomorphizing: When, where, why?6m 18s
  • Tools for diffusing and reflecting light4m 37s
  • Getting resourceful with lighting options5m 29s
  • The joys of tripods and remote controls6m 39s
  • Project: Making a tabletop light box4m 14s
  • Project: Converting your kitchen into a studio4m 19s
  • Project: Converting your car's trunk into a mobile studio4m 25s
  • Cropping and rotating images5m 30s
  • Refining tone with Curves5m 8s
  • Correcting color balance4m 22s
  • Giving brightness a boost7m 39s
  • Removing clutter with the Clone tool6m 54s
  • Compressing images8m 19s
  • Using the cloud for image storage11m 55s
  • Tagging images for search engine optimization10m 19s
  • Sending high-resolution images5m 23s
  • Selling your crafts6m 17s
  • Selling your shots5m 33s
  • Images for blogging6m 33s
  • Images for exposure websites11m 1s
  • Images for print4m 42s
  • Future scope and happy crafting1m 2s

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