Dirk Metzmacher December 1st, 2016

18 Most Watched Video-Tutorials for the Upcoming Photography Star

They say it takes 10,000 hours to learn a new skill. Well, here are 20 ways to learn more faster. Develop your photography skills to mastery in only one day. We`ve collected some of the best photography video tutorials we could find. Great Photographers you should know. Enjoy!


Fstoppers focused on photography lighting, gear reviews, business tips, behind the scenes, photo tricks and tips and tutorials. It`s a great community of photographers and other creative professionals. Take a look at The Stun Gun Photo Shoot Behind the Scenes. ph1

Jared Polin

Jared is crazy, fun to watch and (even more important) informative. Simply pick up some photography tips and let Jared entertain you. Start with his 5 Minute Portrait video, which is 40 minutes long. ph2

The Art of Photography

Ted Forbes has a tremendously deep passion for photography. And he likes to share videos about famous photographers, photography techniques, composition, the history of photography and more, e.g. techniques for metering night scenes. ph3


If you are looking for DIY photography tutorials explaining tips, tricks and hacks, COOPH is the right choice. It`s “The Cooperative Of Photography”: an incredible dose of photographic inspiration. 7 Simple Photography Hacks is fun to watch. ph4

Chase Jarvis

Chase is a award winning photographer and founder of CreativeLive. His channel is all about great photography tips and entrepreneurship. Look at his Dream Photo Shoot for Samsung. ph5


Find helpful photography tips and tutorials at CamCrunch. Photography videos for Beginners, just like his Strobist Dark Background Portraits (Low-Key) Tutorial. ph6

Karl Taylor

Karl has a knack for explaining photography in an entertaining and understandable way. With over 15 years experience he likes to demonstrate photography techniques in the simplest way possible. One Day Fashion Shoot is great!

Jessica Whitaker

Jessica provides editing tutorials, behind the scenes, beginner photography tips, and photo essentials for any amateur photographer. I recommend 10 Portrait Photography Tips no one else will tell you. ph8


From studio lighting to photographer interviews, AdoramaTV has something for any visual creator wanting to have a better experience with their camera. I love Balancing Flash with Low Ambient Light. ph9

Joe Edelman

Learn everything about the "how's and why's" behind making great photographs. Take a look at How to Handle Hands - Posing Techniques for Photographers and Models. ph10

B and H

Videos filled with tips and tricks, Interviews (featuring some of the best names in photography), product reviews, tutorials, and more. The 15 Features of Your DSLR That Every Photographer Should Know is where you wanna start. ph11

PhotoRec TV

Toby wants to help you to be a better photographer by helping you find the gear you need and the know-how to use it. So his channel is all about tripods, cameras, lenses and other photography equipment. Exposure Explained Simply - Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO is one of his tutorials. ph12


Tips, tutorials and general chatter about photography, but also a good opportunity to learn more about Modeling. You`ll learn both sides of the process, like in Window light portrait photography at 45 degree angle. ph13

SLR Lounge

A great community dedicated to providing photography tutorials and post processing software tips like Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop. Take a look at his Photography Tutorial 3 Tips to Master Exposure Technically and Creatively. ph14

Jason Lanier

Videos on training, advice, reviews, and tons of great documentary footage from Jason's weddings. Start with How to Pose Wedding Photography. ph15

First Man Photography

Something for everyone who loves photography, cameras and taking great pictures, just like How to Do Light Painting Photography or How to Do Water Drop Photography. ph16

Photographer Overnight

Learn how to take better pictures and improve your photography skills with Photographer Overnight. Mistakes to Avoid as a Beginner Photographer is an educational look at the start of her photography career. < ph17


Mark Wallace dedicated his channel to the art of photography. Take a look at his Digital Photography: One on One Series, like Outdoor Speedlight Portraits. ph18

Tony & Chelsea Northrup

All the latest photography techniques, camera reviews and Photoshop tutorials. Bird and Wildlife Photography Equipment: Lenses, cameras, teleconverters, tripods, monopods is awesome. ph20

Dirk Metzmacher

Dirk Metzmacher is a professional Photoshop trainer, book author and designed with over 10 years of experience. He is also a creative mind behind Photoshop Weblog, a blog about techniques, tutorials and resources related to Adobe Photoshop.

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  1. The psychology and symbolism of branding always fascinates me. We are all more impressionable than we’d like to believe. ;) Thanks for the interesting read.

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