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Useful Links

This page provides links to external sites which people find helpful for training purposes, useful information, handy tips, and purchasing equipment and finding bargains. 

If you have a link to a site that you wish to be added to the list please email ashtonphotoandimagingsociety@gmail.com to send the link to us.

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Free Photoshop and Lightroom Tutorials - https://phlearn.com/free-tutorials/

Master Photoshop videos for free - https://www.piximperfect.com/

PhotoPills - Photography Composition Class - https://tinyurl.com/rv6c4ec

Lightroom Queen - Free Lightroom Quick Start eBook - https://www.lightroomqueen.com/

Matt K Blog on Taking Photographs for Yourself - https://tinyurl.com/5d8v697w

PhotoPills - Understanding the Exposure Triangle - https://tinyurl.com/sh6t56d

David Clapp's Talk on Landscape, Travel, and Architectural Photography - https://tinyurl.com/zhfxnzx2

"Where Did 'Save As JPG' Go in Photoshop Creative Cloud?" - Matt Kloskowski- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VIJ5_8C_KxI

"10 Of My Favourite Photoshop Tips" - Matt Kloskowski - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OE87qsSPkT0

A Beginner’s Guide to Focus Stacking - https://tinyurl.com/2uunynrr

Long Exposure Photography for Beginners - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5-M784TEthw

The pros and cons of shooting RAW versus JPEG - https://tinyurl.com/sy6jdxf9

Lightroom vs. Photoshop: Is one better for photo editing? - https://tinyurl.com/t9hw7598

What is Street Photography? – An Introductory, How-To Guide for Beginners and Intermediates - https://tinyurl.com/wzuen82v

5 Priceless Street Photography Tips From a Pro! - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dyf2WDPttko

Manchester Based Camera Servicing and Sensor Cleaning - https://www.sensorcleanmanchester.co.uk/ or ring Van Devaney on 07761 300 412

Lens Filters: The Definitive Guide (2021) - https://static.photopills.com/ebooks/photopills-filters-en.pdf

Shutter Muse - The Ultimate Guide To Extenders Or Teleconverters - https://shuttermuse.com/ultimate-guide-to-extenders-teleconverters/

Bird Photography – Absolutely No Guarantees. Some very useful tips on photographing birds and other wildlife from Matt K. - https://mattk.com/bird-photography-absolutely-no-guarantees/
Wex Photo Video Online Masterclass - Virtual Analogue Walk & Developing Film - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j0Chn4C0P1o

Photographers’ Rights - An article from British Life Photography Awards on how your legal situation as a Photographer - https://www.blpawards.org/competition/photo-rights

Model Release Form - Download a free Model Release Form, complete with Guidance and Instructions from the Royal Photographic Society - https://rps.org/resources/#MO