The complete shot – a photoshoot from start to finish!
I’ll take you through the process of creating the image to the left from start to finish, including the gear, photoshoot, and retouching.
Introduction and gear
Editing in Lightroom
Editing in Photoshop
A quick introduction to this tutorial with a look at the gear we’ll use.
Let’s start to build up the scene and photograph the jumping spider.
Let’s look at the images and do some basic editing in Adobe Lightroom.
Let’s take our images into Adobe Photoshop for some final editing.
Contents of this tutorial!
Included in this tutorial...
Four videos with one hour of tutorials:
The complete shot is a series of video tutorials like a one-to-one workshop from the comfort of your home. I go through everything from start to finish: setting up, camera gear, lighting, handling, and together, we work through the image from start to finish!
– Stewart wood
Not only will you receive the Raw files to this tutorial so you can follow along with the editing but you will also receive another two separate images to play with… Take what you learn from this tutorial series and apply it to the remaining images, show me your final edits!
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: I bought the tutorial but I don’t see an email to download it.
A: Please check the spam folder in your inbox. Allow 1-3 minutes for digital delivery.
Q: Is this tutorial just for pet jumping spider photography?
A: No, most of the methods in this video tutorial will work on wild jumping spiders as well as other subjects.
Q: Can I return the tutorial after purchasing it?
A: The tutorial is a digital download and non-refundable, if you receive a faulty USB drive I will replace it.
Q: My internet is too slow and I can’t download it?
A: There will be an option for a USB stick that you can but if needed.
Q: I have a fast internet connection but the download keeps failing or is slow?
A: Sometimes there can be errors with downloading the files, location, or a slow service on my end. Contact me and I’ll send it via a different method.
Q: What’s the difference between this tutorial and your YouTube videos?
A: This tutorial is much longer than I can produce for YouTube and you get the raw files to follow along with.
Q: I can’t load the Raw files into Adobe Lightroom or Photoshop?
A: The Raw files included in this tutorial series were taken on a Canon EOS R and R5 (.cr3 files), please make sure you have up to date software in order to be able to open and edit the files.
Q: What version of Adobe Lightroom / Photoshop is needed?
A: This tutorial series was recorded using Adobe Lightroom Classic (2022) and Adobe Photoshop CC (2022). You can follow along with older versions of the software but they may not open some of the raw files (see above).
Q: Can I watch the videos on my Ipad / Phone?
A: Yes you can, however, you will need to download and unzip the files on a computer first before transferring the files over to your phone/pad.
Q: Is this a subscription?
A: No, once your order has gone through you can download the files from your account page or the email you will receive. The tutorial is yours to keep.
Q: I have run out of downloads, what can I do?
A: Contact me and I’ll sort you out.