David Appleyard
Tuts+ Editorial Manager
David Appleyard manages the Tuts+ Editorial Team, along with having founded several design websites including Design Shack, Creative VIP, and Themelantic.
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  • Photo & Video
    Friday Photo Critique #11Preview
    Friday Photo Critique is our weekly community project, where we publish a photograph submitted by one of our wonderful readers, then ask you all to offer constructive feedback on the image. After a few days, I'll update the post to feature the most helpful and insightful comments. You will also be credited with a link to your website or portfolio, so be sure to enter it correctly when submitting a comment!Read More…
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    Winners Announced: Three Copies of "The Essential Guide to Portrait Photography" Up For GrabsPreview
    Today we're giving away three copies of The Essential Guide to Portrait Photography, an eBook covering a huge range of tips and techniques for shooting better portraits. I recently reviewed the book, and thought it contained some really useful information. Read on for more information, and to find out how you can enter!Read More…
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    Friday Photo Critique #10Preview
    Friday Photo Critique is our weekly community project, where we publish a photograph submitted by one of our wonderful readers, then ask you all to offer constructive feedback on the image. After a few days, I'll update the post to feature the most helpful and insightful comments. You will also be credited with a link to your website or portfolio, so be sure to enter it correctly when submitting a comment!Read More…
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    Winners Announced: Win a BatchPhoto LicensePreview
    Today we're giving away one license for BatchPhoto, a Windows application for easing the process of converting, resizing, watermarking and touching up hundreds of photos in one go. Normally priced at $60, it supports a variety of different formats and could make a great addition to your software arsenal. Read on for more information, and to find out how you can enter!Read More…
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    Friday Photo Critique #9Preview
    Friday Photo Critique is our weekly community project, where we publish a photograph submitted by one of our wonderful readers, then ask you all to offer constructive feedback on the image. After a few days, I'll update the post to feature the most helpful and insightful comments. You will also be credited with a link to your website or portfolio, so be sure to enter it correctly when submitting a comment!Read More…
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    Book Review: The Essential Guide to Portrait PhotographyPreview
    Digital Photography School, a remarkably popular and highly renowned online photography blog, have recently released their very first stand-alone eBook. Entitled The Essential Guide to Portrait Photography, it covers everything you need to know about portraiture and taking photos of people. In this review, I'll be offering my thoughts on the book and highlighting a few parts that really stood out and taught me something new. Read More…
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    Friday Photo Critique #8Preview
    Friday Photo Critique is our weekly community project, where we publish a photograph submitted by one of our wonderful readers, then ask you all to offer constructive feedback on the image. After a few days, I'll update the post to feature the most helpful and insightful comments. You will also be credited with a link to your website or portfolio, so be sure to enter it correctly when submitting a comment!Read More…
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    Winners Announced: Win a $50 Amazon Gift Voucher!Preview
    It's big competition time, and your chance to win a $50 Amazon Gift Voucher to spend on photography goodies of your choice. You could choose anything from books and software to camera hardware and lenses - quite a fun dilemma to have! Entering only takes a minute, so read on to find out how you can be in with a chance of winning. Good luck!Read More…
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    Friday Photo Critique #7Preview
    Friday Photo Critique is our weekly community project, where we publish a photograph submitted by one of our wonderful readers, then ask you all to offer constructive feedback on the image. After a few days, I'll update the post to feature the most helpful and insightful comments. You will also be credited with a link to your website or portfolio, so be sure to enter it correctly when submitting a comment!Read More…
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    Winners Announced: Opteka .35x HD² Lens For Your Canon DSLRPreview
    We have a great prize for all our Canon SLR toting readers today, the "Opteka .35x HD² Super Wide Angle Panoramic Macro Fisheye Lens". It's a versatile piece of kit for taking dynamic and unusual images, capable of capturing breathtaking ultra wide angle views or extreme high resolution macro shots. Read on to find out how you can enter!Read More…
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    Friday Photo Critique #6Preview
    Friday Photo Critique is our weekly community project, where we publish a photograph submitted by one of our wonderful readers, then ask you all to offer constructive feedback on the image. After a few days, I'll update the post to feature the most helpful and insightful comments. You will also be credited with a link to your website or portfolio, so be sure to enter it correctly when submitting a comment!Read More…
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    Winners Announced: Win a Copy of Pixelmator for MacPreview
    Today we're giving away three copies of Pixelmator, a photo and image editor for Mac OS X. It offers a lightweight alternative to Photoshop, with blazingly fast image editing speeds. Although lacking the colossal feature set of Photoshop, Pixelmator comes without all the bloat. For more information, take a look at an in-depth review of the application, or read on for your chance to win!Read More…