PhotoWalkthrough offers free online video tutorials teaching photography, photoshop and lightroom. From time to time we also feature some product reviews and photography news.
Photography is 50% art, 50% science. I'll help you learn both!
Here at PhotoWalkthrough you'll find more than just short photoshop tips. I want to show you the complete process of taking an image from your camera right through to completion - something you can hang on your wall and be proud of. I talk a lot about composition and how you can guide the eye with your photography and your post processing.
All our tutorials are free
Shows are typically around 15 minutes long and you can download them for free by clicking the download links in the posts or by subscribing to the podcast in iTunes. You can also just watch the shows directly in your browser if you wish.
How do you make money?
Because the shows are free there is usually a short ad included in the video. I choose my advertisers carefully and only advertise companies I believe in. I try to make the sure ads aren't annoying and always ensure you know when what I'm saying is an ad. I only make money when someone actually buys something using one of my promo codes.
All of the longer tutorials are split into chapters and released over a period of weeks. If you want to download and keep a "clean" complete copy of a tutorial I'm now offering a very affordable purchasable version of some tutorials without any ads or interruptions in full 720p HD format. They look beautiful and they come with the source files so that you have everything you need to follow along.
These purchasable videos are offered on a "pay what you can afford" basis. There is a minimum price of $2 but you can enter whatever figure you think is fair.
Who are you?
My name is John Arnold and I'm a geek. I have a pretty strong science, technology and gadget interest but like so many geeks I felt a strong urge to exercise my creative and artistic side and that's how I started in photography. I moved from a programming job into web design and learned a lot about graphic design and typography. Even as a kid I always wanted to be a scientist *and* an artist. I wanted to draw and paint and I've always had cameras. My photography interest took flight when the first affordable digital cameras appeared and I've never looked back. I have no photography qualifications but I'm not completely self taught. I've been lucky enough to make friends with a wide bunch of very talented photographers through making PhotoWalkthrough and through teaching.
My interest in photography is very broad. I like to play with as many styles as I can. I originally started, as many do, with landscape and scenic photography but I've enjoyed portraiture, sports photography, product photography, weddings and events photography and many more disciplines.
I love teaching what I know.
Do you run workshops or classroom training?
Yes and I love doing them! I work with a small company in Wales called Welshot to put on regular events in both daytimes and evenings. From time to time I also put on other events and host workshops. I teach photoshop, lightroom and creativity and composition courses. Contact Welshot to sign up for those courses.
If you're putting on a workshop and are looking for a host or some advice then please feel free to contact me.
Can I contact you?
Absolutely! I love hearing from people with comments, criticisms or compliments. I'm also happy to answer questions in email if you have them. Occasionally an email question gets turned into a show. Here's where you can contact me:
- email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- twitter: @floyduk
- facebook: www.facebook.com/photowalkthrough
- flickr: user floyduk
- about.me: http://about.me/johnarnold