By Scott Wittenburg
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Hosted by photography instructor/author Scott Wittenburg, this podcast is for anybody who wants to learn the secrets of taking better photographs digitally and traditionally. Tips on camera settings, lenses, lighting, composition, exposure, studio photography, difficult shooting situations, black and white film, darkroom techniques and alternative processes are among the topics to be covered. Subscribers are encouraged to submit questions to the host, who will address them in future podcasts.
|1||VideoEpisode 60: How I Built An 11x14 View Camera From Scratch||In this lesson, I show you how I built a fully functional 11x14 view camera using basic tools and materials. Details include making the film holder, front and rear standards, focusing system, bellows and more.||3/28/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|2||VideoEpisode 59: Creating Acrylic Gel Medium Transfers||In this lesson, learn how to transfer ordinary prints of photos to wood by use of an acrylic gel medium. A rewarding, hands-on way to create unique artwork that is suitable for framing!||1/10/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|3||VideoEpisode 58: Shooting Assignment #1||In this lesson you are invited to tackle the same assignment the host gives his level one photography students to shoot. Explanation of what is required plus tips on exposure settings, etc. are included.||11/23/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|4||VideoEpisode 57: Create Your Own Inkodye Photo Transfer T-Shirt!||In this lesson, my Advanced Photo students demonstrate how to create unique photo transfers on t-shirts using a photosensitive fabric dye manufactured by Lumi. This alternative process is fun, easy to do, and only requires a few materials for success!||9/27/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|5||VideoEpisode 56: It's All About Timing and Perspective||In this special presentation, your host shares some amazing (and often humorous) images shot by various photographers exhibiting perfect timing combined with unique perspective. Special thanks to boredpanda.com.||8/2/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|6||VideoEpisode 55: Large Format View Cameras, Part 2: Loading and Developing Film||In part 2 of this series, learn how to load sheet film into a film holder plus how to develop the film yourself at home with a rotary processor.||7/12/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|7||VideoEpisode 54: Large Format View Cameras: Part 1||In this lesson, we take an in-depth look at an 8x10 large format view camera. Included are details on how a view camera works, how to load film or paper, and all you need to know on how to set up for taking a shot.||6/7/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|8||VideoEpisode 51: More Lomography: Fuji Instax Cameras||In this lesson, we continue our adventure in Lomography and review the Fuji Instax 200 series instant camera and the Instax Mini 7S.||5/24/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|9||VideoEpisode 52: Image Correction Assignment||This lesson is an actual assignment taken from my new Photoshop 101 course at Udemy. Although the images used in the lesson aren't downloadable via the podcast, you can still learn how to use some of the tools and techniques in Adobe Photoshop to correct||5/24/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|10||VideoEpisode 25: Night Photography Tips||In this lesson, learn how to take great shots at night with either a digital or film camera. Tips on camera settings and exposure control are offered to help assure success of landscape shots taken at night or in low light situations.||5/24/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|11||VideoEpisode 53: The "Ultimate iPhone Lens Kit" Review||In this lesson, a popular set of iPhone lens attachments are put to the test. Among the lenses reviewed are the macro, fisheye, 8X telephoto, and 60X microscopic lenses included in what is known as the "Ultimate iPhone Lens Kit." Get Sample of The Story B||5/24/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|12||VideoEpisode 50: Intro to Lomography: Holga and Diana||In this lesson, learn how to get started in this popular retro photography genre via the ultra-cheap Holga and Diana cameras. Several models of Holga plus the Diana are presented in detail plus tips on how to use them to create your own lomographic art. H||5/24/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|13||VideoEpisode 49: Lens Filters, Attachments and Accessories||In this lesson, learn about several of the different types of lens filters available that you can use to enhance your creativity and improve your photos. Special lens attachments and accessories are also explored in detail.||5/24/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|14||VideoEpisode 48: Infrared Photography Tips||In this lesson, learn what infrared photography is and how to shoot infrared shots either digitally and with IR film. Information on infrared film types, infrared filter types and tips on exposure settings are discussed in detail.||5/24/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|15||VideoEpisode 46: What to Shoot?||Take a walk with your host as he discusses various ways to deal with "shooter's block." Discover what makes a photo "art" and learn tips on utilizing the elements of art and design principles to create your own art. Please note: this is a shortened, edite||5/24/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|16||VideoEpisode 43: Making Salt Prints With Digital Negatives||In this lesson, learn how to create salt prints at home without using film or a darkroom. Step-by-step instructions are presented for creating a digital negative in Photoshop and then contact printing the image onto photosensitive watercolor paper. Explor||5/24/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|17||VideoEpisode 42: Shooting Fireworks!||In this lesson, learn helpful tips on photographing firework displays using a DSLR or SLR camera. Info on exposure settings, lens choices, composition and so on are presented in great detail.||5/24/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|18||VideoEpisode 41: Portraiture 101: Studio Portraits||In this series debut on portraiture, learn how to shoot successful studio portraits and what is needed to set up your own studio at home. Learn about the different types of studio lighting equipment available, setting up different lighting scenarios and b||5/24/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|19||VideoEpisode 40: All About Lenses||In this lesson, learn what different kinds of SLR lenses are available and which lens works best for a variety of shooting situations. What to look for while shopping for zoom and prime lenses, macro, telephoto and wide-angle lenses plus tips on choosing||5/24/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|20||VideoEpisode 39: Camera Obscura, How Cameras Work, Make A Pinhole Camera!||In this lesson: learn what camera obscura is, how cameras work and how to build your own pinhole camera. The host presents the history and features of several types of cameras including a large format view camera, a medium format TLR, SLR and Holga plus a||5/24/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|21||VideoEpisode 38: Creating HDR Images and How to Bracket Exposures||In this lesson, learn how to create stunning HDR (high dynamic range) images using Photomatix, a FREE downloadable program. Also learn how to bracket exposures, an essential step in HDR imaging. See More HDR images Download PhotoMatix||5/24/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|22||VideoEpisode 37: Top Twenty Travel Tips||In this lesson, I've compiled a list of tips and photo essentials to include while "out in the field" or planning a trip. Many of these tips embody the issues and techniques discussed in prior lessons.||5/24/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|23||VideoEpisode 36: Focusing Tips plus Show and Tell: Motion Shots||In this episode, learn tips on how to use the autofocus and manual focus modes on a DSLR. Also, guest photographers share their stunning motion images in the continuing show and tell series.||5/24/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|24||VideoEpisode 35: Long Exposures by Guest Photographers||In this second "Show and Tell" series, guest photographers share their images via "virtual interviews" conducted by the host. Tips on long exposure photography are presented along with critiques of images recently submitted to the host by podcast viewers.||5/24/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|25||VideoEpisode 34: Flash Photography||In this lesson, learn how to use on-camera and external flash units, including studio flash. How flash works, its advantages and limitations are discussed in detail along with tips on how to set your camera to ensure successful flash exposures. Also inclu||5/24/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|26||VideoEpisode 33: Depth-of-Field and the Preview Button||In this lesson, learn how the aperture setting (f-stop) effects the depth-of-field in a scene and how you can use the depth of field preview button to see exactly what will be in focus in a shot.||5/24/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|27||VideoEpisode 32: Setting Exposure Using the Mode Dial||In this lesson, learn how to use the mode dial on your digital SLR to make exposure settings in the manual, shutter priority and aperture priority modes. How to adjust shutter speeds and f-stops automatically and manually while viewing the exposure meter||5/24/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|28||VideoEpisode 31: Basic Tips and Settings For Digital Cameras||In this lesson, some basic digital camera tips and suggestions are presented in a new experimental video camera format. Among the topics covered are choosing the correct image quality, size and ISO settings, memory card formatting and switching over to ma||5/24/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|29||VideoEpisode 30: Macro Photography||In this lesson, learn how to shoot compelling close-up shots using a macro lens. Tips on composition, lighting and controlling depth of field are discussed in detail.||5/24/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|30||VideoEpisode 29: White Balance and Color Correction||In this lesson, learn what white balance is and how to effectively use this function on your digital camera. Also learn how to use the photo filter feature in Photoshop to eliminate and correct color casts created by various light sources.||5/24/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|31||VideoEpisode 28: Capturing Motion||In this lesson, learn tips on how to capture motion in still images effectively and creatively.||5/24/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|32||VideoEpisode 27: All About Exposure||In this lesson, exposure and the importance of acquiring proper exposure via your camera settings is explained in detail. The relationship between ISO, aperture and shutter speed is discussed plus how you can tweak your camera settings for correction of i||5/24/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|33||VideoEpisode 26: Composition, Cropping and Depth of Field||In this lesson, learn effective in-camera composition and how to control depth of field. Cropping images in Photoshop and tips on portraiture and landscape photography are also covered.||5/24/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
lesson 3 and 4
Outstanding job. This is the first Photoshop tutorial that is clear enough and detailed enough to be of real value. I have accelerated my skill as a result of viewing the tutorial. I have watched them many times and get more each time I view them. Can you repost lesson two Thanks and keep them coming!!!
Great Style of Teaching
The style of presentation is to the point and useful. I am a high level amateur that needs direct input to progress. Scott supplies information that can be instantly used and assimilated. I eagerly look forward to the next lesson.
Keep it up!
This is a good podcast... Wittenburg does not rush through explanations or make assumptions that you know everything... excellent... I hope that he keeps it up... minor inconvenience that you have to watch it on the computer, but hardly a big deal... after all the Photoshop tips are for the computer...thanks!