Posted: Apr 25, 2014 10:00 AM
Looking to improve your photography skills but not sure where to start? We’ve got you covered with the best photography tutorials created by the experts: professional photographers. You can use these free photography tips at your own pace to improve your photography one click at a time.
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Take your photography from good to great with a little bit of help from someone — or someones — who already know what they're doing. Enter: photography tutorials. We've gathered the best and most user-friendly free photography tutorials online. Ready to up your photography game? These experts will hold your hand every step — and click — of the way.

Brhea Koneman- Understanding Exposure photography tutorial

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Behind the Scenes

Brhea Koneman is a Charlotte area lifestyle photographer and blogger at No Place Lyke Home. About her photography tutorial series, Brhea says, "This tutorial shows the basics of getting started with shooting in manual mode for DSLR photography. The goal of these tutorials is to get you to move out of auto mode, and to gain some creative control over your images by using manual and semi-manual modes." A great place to start Brhea's series is Understanding Exposure, where she began answering her readers' photography questions.

Sarah Reinhart- Photo Tip Friday photography tutorial

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Photo Tip Friday

Five years ago Sarah Reinhart put down the key to her middle school classroom and picked up a camera instead. Now a mama to — almost! — five (due May 2014), a part-time photographer and freelance writer, Sarah blogs to share her family's stories and the joy she find as she goes. About her photography tutorial series, Sarah says, "Looking for more photography, inspiration and encouragement? Stop by my place! I started Photo Tip Friday so that others might learn how to create better images in short, easy and enjoyable ways. A great place to start Sarah's series is at the very beginning, of course, with Switching from Automatic to Manual.

Jessica F. Hinton- Just Clicking photography tutorial

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Just Clicking

With her blog, photography and life Jessica F. Hinton aims to creatively tell human stories and to tell her story as a mother, writer and woman. About her photography tutorial series Jessica says, "In 'Just Clicking' I write for beginner photographers and unlikely picture takers who have a story to tell but don't know how to use their cameras to tell it." A great place to start Jessica's series is at The Clicking Series: Photography Tips for Beginners where Jessica first began helping new photographers tell their stories.

Courtney Slazinik Click it Up a Notch photography tutorials

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Click it Up a Notch

Courtney Slazinik's Click it Up a Notch is a website to answer your photography questions, learn to improve your photos and document your daily life. About her photography tutorial series, Courtney says, "Don't waste your time spending hours searching for answers to your photography questions. Everything you need to know is packed into this one comprehensive series." A great place to start Courtney's series is at New Here? where Courtney breaks down everything you need to know to get your photography started.

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