Learn Photography

This page is dedicated entirely to teaching you the skills I’ve learned since picking up a the camera. Both in the field and the post processing skills are covered in the broad range of free and paid tutorials displayed below. Hopefully you enjoy what I’ve put together here & share it with your friends!

Interested in all the other stuff I use in the field and at the computer? Check out the What’s in My Camera Bag Section of this website. There are also some free discount codes at the bottom of this page:)

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Below I’ve provided a free 40 page, Night Sky Exploration & Adventure eBook Bundle, which will be sent directly to your email address as a PDF file. Included in the eBook is everything you will need to get started in Milky Way, Night Sky & Star Trail Photography + some great night sky hikes as well!

Included in the free eBook bundle are the following 5 eBooks

3 Tricks for Focusing at Night
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Star & Night Photography Tutorials & Tools

 

Dave’s Favorite Video Tutorials

 

General Photography Tutorials

 

 Reviews / Equipment

Discount Codes

I use tons of software when I process photos & two of my favorites are Topaz Labs or HDR Soft the Makers of Photomatix. If you would like a discount when purchasing either of these packages just use the coupon code DAVEMORROWPHOTO when checking out to receive 15% off:) You can also use the same coupon code over at Stuck in Customs to receive a 10% discount on any item.

Here are a few of the photos that I took and post processed using the skills taught above.
from www.DaveMorrowPhotography.comRead the full blogpost here --> http://www.davemorrowphotography.com/2014/03/what-dreams-become-crater-lake-oregon.html from www.DaveMorrowPhotography.comRead the full blog post & sign up for my 2015 & 2016 Star Photography Workshop Mailing list -->http://www.davemorrowphotography.com/2014/06/2015-2016-star-photography-workshop.htmlIn my opinion this is one of Mount Hood's most under rated vantage points, especially in the winter months. We arrived just after midnight as the rising moon was sitting low in the sky casting shadows and amazing light over most of the landscape.With a tall snow embankment on my left, the moon's light didn't touch the foreground but blazed it's light across the remainder of the landscape. Slight cloud cover gives a nice glow to the stars with Mount Hood looming in the background. When printed full size you can see the snow flakes sparkle in the light, but standing there it almost felt like there were small blinking lights covering the ground.This photo is composed of two shots ( same composition ), 1 at a short exposure time / high ISO to capture the stars without creating star trails. Another shot was taken at lower ISO and longer exposure time to capture the rest of the scene without generating as much noise. These two shots were taken seconds apart to capture what I saw that night. Fresh snow + night skies = Good times! from www.DaveMorrowPhotography.comRead the full blog post here --> http://www.davemorrowphotography.com/2014/01/synesthesia-san-francisco-california.html from www.DaveMorrowPhotography.comRead the full blog post -->http://www.davemorrowphotography.com/2014/05/painted-in-sky-lost-lake-oregon.htmlI've been wanting to get up to Lost Lake to shoot the Milky Way for a while now. After a few failed attempts in the past with clouds covering the sky I finally got a few shots I liked this past weekend.There were intermittent clouds, so I waited and waited and waited until the Mount Hood ( approx 11,000 feet ) and the Milky Way were visible to click off my shutter.In this photo I really wanted to convey the soft light and color tones that the stars leave on the water and surrounding landscapes when there is not much ambient city light to ruin the scene. After standing there long enough, and letting your eyes adjust, the stars twinkle brightly in the water.Thoughts, critique and comments always welcome!This is a single exposure processed in Lightroom & Photoshop. from www.DaveMorrowPhotography.comRead the full blog post here --> http://www.davemorrowphotography.com/2013/12/naiads-ghost-spirit-falls-washington.html from www.DaveMorrowPhotography.comRead the full blog post here -->http://www.davemorrowphotography.com/2013/11/spires-mount-rainier-washington.html From www.DaveMorrowPhotography.comRead the full blog post here --> http://www.davemorrowphotography.com/2014/03/solace-xingping-china.html from www.DaveMorrowPhotography.com read more at www.DaveMorrowPhotography.comfrom www.DaveMorrowPhotography.comCheck out my FREE Star Photography Tutorial  and  Star Photography Post Processing Video Tutorial  Ready to learn star photography? My summer star photography workshop schedule for 2014 is now up and running.Under the Stars Night Photography Workshops

 

  • Valeria

    this is so amazing and i love all this stuff ,thanks for sharing it

  • http://www.davemorrowphotography.com/ David Morrow

    glad you are putting it to use @disqus_WSqt5R1XKV:disqus :) you are welcome

  • J. Patterson

    Awesome work Dave !!!

    • http://www.davemorrowphotography.com/ Dave Morrow

      thanks @4378254cfe372e57838942a0ae938199:disqus

  • J. Patterson

    Awesome work Dave !!!

  • Kranthi

    Absolutely stunning work and thanks a bunch for sharing your workflow techniques. appreciate your time in helping out beginners looking for direction

    • http://www.davemorrowphotography.com/ Dave Morrow

      Thanks! you’re welcome @f29ad4bbeb8ea39b516fc8c46bf7e94b:disqus:)

  • Kranthi

    Absolutely stunning work and thanks a bunch for sharing your workflow techniques. appreciate your time in helping out beginners looking for direction

  • http://www.davemorrowphotography.com/ David Morrow

    thanks @4378254cfe372e57838942a0ae938199:disqus

  • http://www.davemorrowphotography.com/ David Morrow

    Thanks! you’re welcome @f29ad4bbeb8ea39b516fc8c46bf7e94b:disqus:)

  • Lindsay

    love your work Dave – I just got your site off FB….

    • http://www.davemorrowphotography.com/ Dave Morrow

      Hi @3d840a61ad61cc0935fb8e7ecf3cbd21:disqus! Thanks for stopping by the website, great to have you as a fan:)

  • Lindsay

    love your work Dave – I just got your site off FB….

  • http://www.davemorrowphotography.com/ David Morrow

    Hi @3d840a61ad61cc0935fb8e7ecf3cbd21:disqus! Thanks for stopping by the website, great to have you as a fan:)

  • Cintia Falcao

    Wow! I was amazed by the beauty of your photos!

    • http://www.davemorrowphotography.com/ Dave Morrow

      Thanks :)

  • Cintia Falcao

    Wow! I was amazed by the beauty of your photos!

  • http://www.davemorrowphotography.com/ David Morrow

    Thanks :)

  • http://www.clippingpathspecialist.com/clipping-path.html Jannatul

    Post processing after photography is a very important factor for all photographers. They usually try to learn this through online resources, and your tutorial will of course help them out.

  • http://jambhu.blogspot.com/ aqua

    Absolutely stunning work and thanks a bunch for sharing your workflow techniques. appreciate your time in helping out beginners looking for direction foto payudara …!!!!

    • http://www.davemorrowphotography.com/ Dave Morrow

      @disqus_H5AELbRizj:disqus you’re welcome:)

  • http://jambhu.blogspot.com/ aqua

    Absolutely stunning work and thanks a bunch for sharing your workflow techniques. appreciate your time in helping out beginners looking for direction foto payudara …!!!!

  • Michael

    Awsome stuff! Love your work and all the tutorials as well! Thanks a lot!

    • http://www.davemorrowphotography.com/ Dave Morrow

      Thanks, really glad you enjoyed them! Cheers

  • Michael

    Awsome stuff! Love your work and all the tutorials as well! Thanks a lot!

  • http://www.davemorrowphotography.com/ David Morrow

    @aqua you’re welcome:)

  • http://www.davemorrowphotography.com/ David Morrow

    Thanks, really glad you enjoyed them! Cheers

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    You are Amazing just like your Photos :) So lovely Photos. great Capture @David