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BOKEH – WHAT, WHY & HOW

We welcome guest writer Jess (@jesseesolo) to the platform with a special Tutorial feature as she breaks down Bokeh and what exactly it is...

May 18, 2019

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FLIGHT WITHOUT PHOTOSHOP EDITING

Brian Rungkat (@akirajo9) is back without quick & tidy tutorial as he walks us through his super simple process of making your figures...

May 2, 2019

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GUNDAM DAY – BTS WITH GALIH SEPTO

We kick off our Gundam showcase with a look Behind the Scenes with Galih Septo as he brings a fiery shoot to bare highlighting just how...

April 7, 2019

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MAKING COMPOSITE IMAGES THE EASY WAY WITH AFFINITY PHOTO FOR IPAD

As the Tutorial theme here at the Exclu Collective comes to an end I wanted to pass along another tip on using Affinity Photo for the iPad...

February 27, 2019

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THAM’S TOY TIPS & TRICKS

If we can get a picture of Julia Roberts in a thong, we can certainly get a picture of this weirdo. – J.K. Simmons as J. Jonah...

February 14, 2019

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INTO THE SPIDERVERSE – FROM RAW TO AWE-SOME

Throughout February we’ll be focusing on Toy Photography Tutorials, Tips & Tricks as members of the community and Team Exclu...

February 7, 2019

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MY TOY PHOTO TIPS BY JON BRETTMANN

Throughout February we’ll be focusing on Toy Photography Tutorials, Tips & Tricks as members of the community and Team Exclu...

February 6, 2019

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UTILISING PRACTICAL EFFECTS WITH LEGO

Throughout February we’ll be focusing on Toy Photography Tutorials, Tips & Tricks as members of the community and Team Exclu...

February 5, 2019

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BTS: “LIKE WE’RE BEING WATCHED!” BY TREVOR WILLIAMS

One of my favorite scenes in any Star Wars movie and one that stuck in my head after I saw the movie in the theater when it opened, was the...

January 22, 2019

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BLACK SERIES POE – REPAINT TUTORIAL

Not satisfied with extraordinary toy photography and pushing the Digirama technique to new heights, Jason Yang (@workmoreorless) now tries...

January 15, 2019

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HULKBUSTER MK.II TITAN HERO SERIES – REPAINT TUTORIAL

After blowing us away with a fantastic 2018 and brilliant set for Issue 7, Kenichiro is back and this time it’s something a little...

January 12, 2019

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HOW TO : ARMOUR LIGHTS

The following article explains one of many solutions how to create armour lights. As usual there are many different possibilities to create...

December 2, 2018

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MEZCO DAREDEVIL – MINI SET-UP TUTORIAL

Every now and then a real gift comes your way and this time we have Brian Rungkat to thank for some gorgeous work on the Mezco One:12...

November 15, 2018

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STAR WARS REBELS – A NEW STORY (SHOOT & TUTORIAL)

Its Anime & Cartoons week across the Exclu platform and this gave me an opportunity to do a few exclusive shots that would center...

November 3, 2018

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Dioramas & SetsTutorials

TUTORIAL – STONE PLATFORM DIORAMA PART 2 – PAINTING

Before reading part 2, have you checked out how to ready your base in Part 1? OK, we have the structure, now we’ll start making this...

October 5, 2018

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TUTORIAL – STONE PLATFORM DIORAMA PART 1 – BUILDING

Trevor (@onesix_shooter) shows his process for making a stone block platform diorama....

September 29, 2018

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Photo EditingTutorials

HOW TO : AFFINITY PHOTO LIGHTSABERS

In our next Tutorial instalment, we throw it over to Matt (@heywoodpop) who guides us through creating realistic Lightsaber effects within...

September 18, 2018

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DIY WATER & SPLASH EFFECT

Exclu Tutorial by guest creative Harold Ruiz We welcome Harold Ruiz to the platform once more as he showcases a simple but more then...

August 13, 2018

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THE SUPERHERO LANDING – A BITESIZE TUTORIAL

Returning Exclu Creative Anthony Gossett (@cruelcodex) shares his backyard lighting masterclass alongside his prize figure....

June 27, 2018

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REMOVING FLIGHT STANDS

Removing those flight stands can be a bit tricky at time, but if you take the time to do a little pre-setup, you can remove them with...

June 11, 2018

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BRINGING FUNKO POP TO LIFE

Archival Tutorial We welcome Norbert Bajandi to the platform as he breaks down his process with a Funko orientated shoot complete with...

May 19, 2018

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UTILISING TAMASHII EFFECTS

Archival Tutorial. In this Tutorial we’ll be taking a look at how to maximise the use of Tamashii Nations Effects within your...

May 11, 2018

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BEHIND THE SCENES WITH THE FLASH

Exclu Behind The Scenes. Topics Covered : Andika Fikri is back with another expansive Behind the Scenes feature as he tackles the Flash for...

August 27, 2017

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HOW TO : PRACTICAL PYRO

Exclu Tutorial. Topics Covered: We’ve been invited behind the scenes on a really special Marvel Heroes shoot by photographer and...

August 6, 2017

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A CAPTAIN, SHATTERED – BY NEIL BURKE

Exclu Tutorial. Topics Covered: Neil Burke joins in with our Marvel Heroes weekly them with a full shoot set in the frozen realm of Nilheim...

August 5, 2017

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DigiramaPhoto EditingTutorials

DIGIRAMA : PART 03

We’ve finally made it towards the final part in our three part Digirama How-to series. In this part, we will dive into what goes into...

August 2, 2017

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LIGHTROOM – THE BASICS WITH ANDREW MITCHELL

Archival Tutorial Post-editing is something that, if done correctly, can really help to give shoots that little added bonus or polish and...

June 30, 2017

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FROM CONCEPT TO FINAL EDIT

Archival Tutorial.   Instagram Toy Community photographer Anthony Gossett takes us behind the scenes on his latest exclusive shoot for...

June 19, 2017

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ON LOCATION WITH EXCLU STAN

Exclu Tutorial. Topics Covered: Exclu creative Stan Russell has created a really extensive look behind the scenes on his Iron Man Weekly...

June 2, 2017

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Dioramas & SetsTutorials

TATOOINE DIORAMA BUILD BY ARDY JO

Exclu Tutorial. Topics Covered : We have a real special treat for all of you interested in building your own diorama’s as Ardy Jo has...

May 24, 2017

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A SOFTWARE AND LIGHTING TUTORIAL BY HUNG DOAN

Exclu Tutorial. Topics Covered: One of the communities top toy photographers Hung Doan takes us behind the scenes on an exclusive shoot for...

May 7, 2017

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AN EXCLU TUTORIAL WITH MO YASSIN

Exclu Tutorial. Topics Covered: We kick of this weeks proceedings with a really extensive behind the scenes from photographer Mo Yassin as...

April 24, 2017

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MY FIRST DIGIRAMA – AN EXCLU TUTORIAL

Exclu Tutorial. Topics Covered: Its always gratifying and rewarding to see people putting into practise the lessons learnt via our behind...

April 12, 2017

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DIGIRAMA – PART 02

Exclu Tutorial. Topics Covered : In Digirama : Part 01, we focused on finding the right image for your indoor shot. In this installment,...

March 23, 2017

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DIGIRAMA TUTORIAL – PART 01

Exclu Tutorial. Topics Covered : One of the things I enjoy most about flipping through my instagram feed is the creativity behind the work...

February 21, 2017

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