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As a photographer, I don’t have a lot of time at hand. But when I’m traveling for a shoot, or when I’m done for the day, I make sure I browse through the internet to find some interesting stuff to improve my photography.
Also, I read a lot, so there are hundreds of photography guides that I have read and what amazes me the most is that a few free ones are way better than the books I paid for.
So, I thought I’ll filter out a few free photography resources for you that I found useful. Let me tell you there is a lot of junk out there, so finding the right thing to spend your time with is also a challenge.
From eBooks to Lightroom presets, here are top-quality free photography resources from the world’s most trusted photographers and photography brands. Hope you like them all!
1. Portrait Guide To Posing Women’s Hands
This 14-page guide will teach you ways to handle your model’s hands in a portrait session. It’s an ebook made for photographers who have overlooked the importance of positioning hands naturally.
2. 30 Free PS Actions For Family Portraits:
Holiday season is here, and it’s going to be filled with a lot of family time and family pictures. To add an extra punch to these pictures use this set of actions which are specially customized for family portraits.
3. Techniques For Nude Photography Poses (20 Case Studies)+ Bonus
This is a cheatsheet of 20 nude photography poses in the glamor and nude photography business. With this eBook, you’ll learn how to create fine art nudes, learn how to use golden hour light, and even learn a bit about shooting sculptural nudes. Plus you also get a BONUS – A Rolodex of Erotic Online Resources.
Free Movie Poster Templates For Your Next Shoot
Take the best photos of your shoot and turn them into beautiful-looking movie posters featuring your models, make-up artists, and other production staff. It’s completely free. Download it now.
DSLR Guide By Ryan Koo
Are you making use of all the features of your DSLR? If you’re thinking about it, make sure you read this guide. In this DSLR Guide Ryan Koo teaches you how to circumvent the common problems you’ll have while shooting video on your DSLR. You’ll learn about the crucial gear you need to make your DSLR function as a pro video camera plus fantastic tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your camera.
6. Street Photography Presets By Contrastly
Want to make your street photography stand out without spending a ton of time in the editing lab? These preset by Contrastly will come in handy. They have been specially created for street and outdoor photographers.
The Heart Of Portraiture By Don Giannatti
There’s no better way to improve your photography than to learn from a professional with decades of experience. Don Giannatti has put together this excellent, but very concise e-book to help you take unique and beautiful portraits.
8. Street Faces: How To Shoot Street Photography Portraiture
This free ebook will answer some of the most important questions that you might have about shooting portraits on the street.
9. Alister Benn’s Introduction To Night Photography Ideas
Are Night Photography Ideas Difficult to come by? Don’t worry if you thought it was hard. Shooting at night is a completely different approach than regular shooting. This freebie will teach you how to create stunning night photographs.
10. Free Photoshop Actions From Symufa
Wish to have a strong, vivid look for your photos in a jiffy? This set of Photoshop actions can give you instant results.