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JAMES RITSON

Affinity Photo Tutorials & Photography

Affinity Photo Tutorials

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Official video tutorials for the desktop version of Affinity Photo using my own photography.

I research and learn specific techniques for each genre (e.g. astrophotography, portraiture, light painting), then go out and apply them to obtain the imagery I use in the tutorials.

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Affinity Photo iPad Tutorials

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Official video tutorials for the iPad version of Affinity Photo using my own photography.

All videos are also available in-app (encoded for HLS adaptive streaming).

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Shooting Series

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Detailed instructional videos commissioned for Affinity Spotlight.

In these videos, I cover how to photograph for specific techniques—achieved either in-camera or through post production. Each video contains a mixture of live footage, image examples and screen capture where appropriate.

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Affinity Spotlight Articles

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I write technical and photo/image-based articles for Affinity Spotlight.

Topics include 1D vs 3D LUTs, stacking and its uses, looking at what RAW files actually contain & more.

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Editing astrophotography images

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Explore the advantages of working in a 32-bit linear colour space and discover how to pull out detail from seemingly nothing but a black background and a few stars using Affinity Photo.

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Speed up your workflow

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Find out how to seriously speed up your workflow in Affinity Photo by taking advantage of macros and custom keyboard shortcuts.

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Quick compositing

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Discover some useful tips and techniques for quickly compositing multiple images together.

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Blender Filmic macros

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See how to use my Blender Filmic macros (available from the Resources page) for Affinity Photo.

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