Professional Studio Portraits without a studio. Here is incredibly useful tutorial by Nick Fancher. He gives a behind the scene insight into how he creates brilliant studio-like portraits without the need of a studio.
Time-lapse photography is an interesting technique that records a scene or objects that has a slow state-of-change and turns it into a video that plays back in high speed. Theeasiest way to do it is to have your camera stationary on something that changes slowly (e.g. clouds, plants growing, etc) and start taking series