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: 5 Fast Facts for Shooting MacroPreview
    Have you ever heard the old saying "if your photos are good enough, you're not close enough?" Today we are going to get really close with some macro photography. Macro photography is close-up photography, usually focusing on small areas. We will look at five tips to get you started in macro photography.Read More…
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    15 Ways to Pump Up Your PortraitsPreview
    Today, we look at 15 tips for improving your portraits. These can be put into practice no matter what camera you have. They can help if you want a professional portrait to place on your wall or if you just want a striking new facebook profile picture.Read More…
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    Quick Tip: Understanding Printing Paper TypesPreview
    If you have just started doing digital photography, you might still be printing onto plain white paper with slightly dull results. Learn about what you could be printing your images on and how different papers can transform your photos.Read More…
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    50 Magnificent Male PortraitsPreview
    Over a year ago, we featured a collection of beautiful female portraits. Today, we flip the switch and showcase some striking male portraits. Hopefully they will inspire you to go out and shoot your own portrait or those of other people. Feel free to share your photos in the comments!Read More…
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    Remote Shooting: Using Your Laptop as Monitor and Control for Your Canon DSLRPreview
    Did you know you can use the free EOS utility software to turn your laptop into an external screen and control panel for you Canon DSLR? In this tutorial, we will take a deep look into the features available in the remote shooting panel and how you can utilize them fully.Read More…
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    80 More Top-End HDR PhotosPreview
    After a whole year, some HDR photography inspiration is back. Sit back and enjoy the best true HDR photos and tone mapped images on the internet.Read More…
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    A Quick Guide to Replacing Skies in PhotoshopPreview
    It's great when we have bright blue skies in the background of our photos, but grey days are inevitable. Today we are going to learn a simple technique to replace the skies in Photoshop.Read More…
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    50 New Sensational Long Exposure PhotosPreview
    Long exposure is something we never tire of here at Phototuts+, so here are another 50 sensational long exposure shots for you to enjoy. As well as some quirky tips for those of you interested in creating your own long exposure images.Read More…
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    Creating an Infrared Effect using PhotoshopPreview
    Infrared photography is the technique of capturing light not visible to the naked eye. Infrared (IR) light lies between the visible spectrum and radio waves. The look of these IR photos is distinct and can be stunning. In this tutorial, we are going to create a fake an IR effect with Adobe Photoshop.Read More…
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    Quick Tip: Create Stunning Surreal Planets from Panoramic PhotosPreview
    Why limit panoramic images to the horizontal format? In this tutorial, you can learn how to transform your panoramics into mini planets with the help of Adobe Photoshop. And with the help of CS5 content aware function we can edit the image quickly and seamlessly!Read More…
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    Quick Tip: Using Adobe Photoshop to Create a Solarised PhotographPreview
    Solarisation occurs when a photographic print is partially developed, then exposed to white light. With our digital darkroom we are going to recreate the effect in a few easy steps.Read More…
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    Quick Tip: Buying a Pre-Owned Lens on eBayPreview
    Buying anything pre owned is often a lot cheaper than purchasing it brand new, and this rule can almost always be applied to camera lenses. This guide gives you 7 useful tips to consider when purchasing a lens from an online auction site such as eBay. Do your research, bid at the right time, be careful, and you could end up with a great deal!Read More…