5 Freebies to Help You Get Creative With Your Photography

When was the last time you thought of trying something new and creative with your photography? If you want to get creative with your photos, we have collected some freebies to help you with that! There are free guides and software presets for you to use. Do check them out!

(Note: If you are looking for a premium collection of creativity-sparking assignments and ideas to create something new and exciting with your photography, take a look at the guide The Creativity Catalog over at Photzy.)

A creative shot, that uses the zoom effect. Photo by Vinoth Chandar

1. In-Camera Special Effects

This guide by Jason D. Little walks you through some cool photography effects that you can achieve in-camera. Panning, zoom effect, and using filters are some of the topics covered in the guide that’s packed with a lot of practical tips and wonderful photos to accompany them.


2. Light Painting

Painting with light might sound strange to you but if you haven’t tried it, you are missing out on something that can be fun and challenging at the same time. This guide will tell you everything about light painting and how to create it step-by-step. There are also a lot of amazing examples to take inspiration from.


3. Trick Photography

We have all come across forced perspective images that sometimes make us wonder how they were photographed. In this guide, Kent DuFault shares step-by-step instructions and tips on how to achieve such shots and much more, including how to create a ghost, and creating a light sculpture.


4. Free Photoshop Actions

Who doesn’t like to instantly transform how a photograph looks into something more wonderful and eye-catching with one click of a button . We all do! If you have Photoshop, you are going to love these actions from PhotoWhoa that will give your photos a strong, vivid look.


5. Lightroom Presets Bundle

If you use Lightroom and are looking for some free presets that help you edit your photos with a professional touch, this presets bundle should serve you well. From different film effects to detail correction filters, these presets offer a wide variety for you to choose from and apply to your photos.


Give Your Photography a Creativity Boost

If you are looking for creativity-sparking assignments and ideas to create something new and exciting with your photography, do take a look at the guide The Creativity Catalog over at Photzy. It's a 207-page guide, spanning 20 chapters that's intended to give you a kick-start toward stimulating your own ideas and projects. Click here now to check it out.


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About the author

Ritesh Saini

Ritesh has been photographing for about seven years now and his photographic interests have varied from nature and landscapes to street photography. You can see his photography on Flickr or on his website.


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