This week I decided to spend some time looking for a few interesting and informative posts, that would benefit not only new photographers, but also those who have spent some time ‘in the ring’ and are just trying to find some inspiration.

[1] This post by David Hobby, the Founder of Strobist.com is a brilliant guide to getting great Water Droplet photographs, using very basic equipment that every photographer should have at their disposal! Read the full post >>

[2] This post from Darren Rowse at the Widely renowned Digital Photograpy School, discusses some great tips for achieving memorable images by including motion blur. Click here to read the full post >>

[3] This great post from John Harvey is an amazingly simple guide to acheiving great low-light images of all types. Whether your looking to take images of the night sky, or bonfire night, or even cityscapes at night, this post will inspire you! Click here to read the full post >>

[4] This simple, yet very informative Beginner’s guide from ePhotoZine, is stuffed full of useful tips and insights for anyone looking to get into architectual photography. Click here to read the full post >>

[5] This post on Photo.Net is from way back in 2003, but the information Mark Plonski gives is still very relevant today and because the author was a reletively new photographer when he wrote it, it talks about other ways of achieving great macro shots without having to spend a fortune on expensive lenses. Click here to read the full post >>

[6] This is another great Macro tutorial post from Photo.Net, this time written by Philip Greenspun. Again this is written with the novice photogaprher in mind. He describes techniques and equipment that are within the realms of the beginner, that still give superb results. Click here to read the full post >>

[7] This great tutorial from Pete Williams at Photography Mad is called ‘Painting with Light’. For anyone who’s looking to add something different to their images, this may be just what you’re looking for. Click here to read the full post >>

[8] This tutorial was written for the PhotoshopSupport.com site by Jennifer Farley and for those of you wanting to add something a little different to your images, this post shows you how to colourise a black & white photograph using Photoshop. Click here to read the full post >>

[9] This is another great software tutorial, this time from Chris Phin over at Receeding Hairline. He describes, with the assitance of helpful screen shots, how to turn an everyday image into what looks like a photo of a minature world. Click here to read the full post >>

[10] This tutorial is from the Photgraphy.ca podcast by Marko Kulik. It talks about photographing different types of smoke including incense, outdoor smoke and liquid nitrogen. Click here to read the associated post >>

I hope you learn as much from this selection of tutorials as I did.

Remember also, I’m always on the look-out for inspriational posts, projects, or techniques to pass on to the readers, so let me know what you find 😉