Peter Sawyer
I am a freelance graphics designer from Ipswich in the UK. I have a huge interest in the web and have been pottering with websites for years. Speaking of which don't forget to go check out my latest: or on twitter!/peewee1002.
  • Photo & Video
    Quick Tip: Using a Simple Portable ReflectorPreview
    Over the next month I plan to write about various items photographers often forget about taking on a shoot. These gadgets can often make all the difference, and make your life much easier! This week we look at the simple portable reflector and how it can save you the problem of harsh shadows on a subject.Read More…
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    Quick Tip: Tether Your Camera to the Cloud Preview
    When it comes to live news reporting, getting photos from your camera to your end client instantly can be a big advantage. In this tutorial, I combine Dropbox with a live shooting application to instantly send my photos to my client.Read More…
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    Inspiration from London Ahead of the 2012 OlympicsPreview
    This year the Olympics are heading to London. Today, we have 50 inspiring images from around the city to offer some inspiration ahead of the games.Read More…
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    50 Inspiring Images of Cars and MotorcyclesPreview
    Cars and motorbikes have been around for 100 years. Throughout the century, they have looked beautiful, satisfied our need for speed and become a symbol for thrill seeking. Today, we'll look at photos ranging from brand new Ferrari's to classic muscle cars.Read More…
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    20 Questions and Answers for New PhotographersPreview
    Every two weeks, we revisit some of our reader favorite posts from throughout the history of Phototuts+. This tutorial was first published in March of 2010. Megapixels, ISO, and Image stabilising are some of the words just flying around on advertisements for cameras. But what do they all mean? This article answers questions I most commonly hear from beginners went they are first starting out with a Digital SLR, or those interested in upgrading in the near future.Read More…
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    A Look at the Orbis Ring FlashPreview
    Today, we'll review the Orbis Ring Flash a ring flash designed to fit onto any flashgun in order to transform the harsh light into softer and more beautiful light.Read More…
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    A Ten Step Guide for Stepping Up Your Video SkillsPhotography
    More and more SLR cameras are now being sent of out of the factories with amazing HD video modes. Whereas previously photographers often kept to just shooting stills, you find that due to the convergence of the devices and global money issues, more photographers are treading into video production as a secondary income. In this article, I am going to share some tips that I have learned over the last few years that have helped me out. It turns out it's more like still shooting than you think.Read More…
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    Top Tips for Shooting MotorsportsPhotography
    With fast moving subjects comes a lot of problems, in today's article we are going to look at some great tips to help you improve your photos when shooting motor sport events.Read More…
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    50 Stupendous Examples of Architecture PhotographyPreview
    Today, we look at some of the some of the greatest prodigious photos of architecture. In this collection, we focus on large modern skyscrapers, bridges as well as a few great examples of classic architecture. The only thing they all share in common is the fact they will take your breath away!Read More…
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    35 Social Media Plugins To Increase Traffic on WordPressPreview
    Looking for a shiny new Facebook, Twitter, or social media plugin to boost the traffic on your WordPress blog? If you have been to any technology conferences in the last few years you will know that social media is one of the biggest buzz words you can get. Getting people to find your website and then pass it onto their friends is a dream come true. Today we look at 35 of the best social media plugins and widgets for your blog. Read More…
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    Video for Photographers Part 1: Shot Types and Moving the CameraPreview
    With the growing number of DSLRs that shoot video, we are launching a three-part series to help you adapt your photography skills to video production. Today, we are going to look at the standard video shots and camera movement so you can also create hollywood style shots using your DSLR!Read More…
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    50 Super Surreal PhotographsPreview
    Today, we look at some of the most biazarre and unreal photos ever taken. Surreal means have the disorienting, hallucinatory quality of a dream. It is a very creative style of photography as you have to have a good sense of vision and creativity to create things others wouldn't normally see.Read More…