Alistair Nitz

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A Beginner’s Step-by-Step Guide to Shooting Long Exposure Photos

Here’s a concise beginner’s step-by-step guide on how to capture long exposure photographs.<p><b>1.</b> Frame the composition. Pay extra attention to the edges …

Landscape Photography

The Complete Guide To Zoom Burst Photography

Zoom burst photography, also known as zoom blur photography is a photographic technique that is achieved with a zoom lens that has a zoom ring, by …

Landscape Photography

12 SIMPLE TRICKS THAT WILL MAKE YOU A BETTER PHOTOGRAPHER

10. USE MANUAL MODE<p>The day you turn that camera dial to manual mode is the same day you take a big step toward becoming a better photographer. The …

Photography

8 Tips and Tricks Showing You How To Improve Your Food Photography

It may sound weird, but food photography is very similar to portraiture and as such thinking about a great portrait shot is a great way to improve …

Food Photography

20 photography composition tips that will get you beautiful photos

7. Creating compositional zones<p>How often do you aim your camera at a beautiful scene and unthinkingly press the shutter, assuming it’ll make a great …

10 Photography Composition Tips

3 Use Contrast<p>Contrast — in lighting — is another way to add dimension to an image. Lighting contrast is the difference between the lightest light …

Landscape Photography

10 Must-Have Camera Settings for Concert Photography

2) Use the Lowest Aperture Number<p>When deciding which lenses will work best for concert photography, you’ll always come to the same conclusion: use …

Shutter Speed

11 Most Useful Portrait Photography Tips for Beginners

Are you interested in improving your portrait photography? As a photographer, you may understand the basic concept of portrait photography, but there …

Photography Tips

How to shoot concert photography

The historic festival provides the perfect setting for photography; with a beautiful stage design and excellent light to help Michael capture the …

Photography Tips

10 portrait photography mistakes – Luxtic

1. Giving the Same Instructions to Every Model<p>Before I took photos of other people, I photographed myself. Self-portrait photography helped me find …

Photography

5 Framing Tricks : Capture Better Landscape Photos

Landscape photography is one of the most popular genres of photography and for good reason. A great landscape photo has the power to wow the viewer …

Framing

10 best digital photography tips (Take Your Digital Photography to the Next Level!)

Whether you are a beginner or more experienced with photography, here are some of our favorite tips that will help you improve your photography!<p>1 Use …

Landscape Photography

Evolution of Cameras & Photography with Social Media

It’s fascinating to see just how far photography has come. Social media has completely changed the way we see it, and camera phones now exceed DSLR …

Social Media

44 Tips to Improve Your Photography

<b>1. Shoot every day</b> Like any skill, the more you do it, the better you can get. The best camera you have is the one in your hand, so if you aren’t out …

Photography

21 Photography Tips and Tricks For You To Get Creative Today

Photographers who produce images with the wow factor do two things very well. Firstly, they know how to use their camera creatively. Second, they …

Tilt-shift

HOW TO PHOTOGRAPH THE SUNSET: 7 TIPS FOR INCREDIBLE SUNSET PHOTOS

Few things can compare with the stunning beauty of a blazing sunset, but you may have found that taking a great photo of the sunset isn’t always a …

Cameras

10 reasons why your photos aren’t sharp (and how to fix them)

Getting sharp photos is one of the fundamental goals in photography. If your images aren’t as sharp as you’d like, take a look at our ten-point guide …

Cameras

Have your kids messed up your algorithms? Here's what you can do to reset them

Babies don't really like hip hop. Trust me: I have done the research.<p>That means that, when trying to get one particular baby to sleep, I use a …

Courtney Barnett

The Oh Sees’ 20 Albums Are Weird and Diverse. Here’s Where to Start

They've had more name changes than most bands have albums. It's hard to find an entry point. Here's a handy guide.<p>The Oh Sees are one of those bands that, from a distance, seem nearly impossible to latch onto. They have all the markings of being difficult, both for casual fans as well as their …

Indie Music

20 Photography Hacks That Will Get You Amazing Results

1. Create Your Own Lightbox<p>For this photography hack, you will need a sheet of paper and tape. As you can see from the pictures below, you should …

Photography

Opinion: Going Back to Canon and Nikon Feels Like a Toxic Relationship

<i>Canon and Nikon are really trying to change things up in the photo world right now; but should we go back to them?</i><p>Canon and Nikon are absolutely …

Cameras

7 Tricks for Sport and High-Speed Action Photography

Photographing subjects in action is one of the most challenging but rewarding aspects of photography. With little time to think, and no room for …

Photography

Best portrait lens 2018: fast prime lenses for Canon and Nikon DSLRs

Best portrait lenses for Nikon DSLRs<p>Most of Nikon’s 50mm and 85mm lenses are refreshingly affordable, although the AF-S 85mm f/1.4G commands a high …

32 Of The Coolest Photography Links Of The Week

After a few weeks away we are pleased to see that Toad Hollow Photography is back and looking in all corners of the internet for links to tutorials …

How to sell your photographs as stock images: 22 pro tips

<b>With its near-limitless potential for subject matter, stock photography is without a doubt a quick way to make money from your camera.</b><p>But from the …

Take These 5 Steps To Ensure Successful Portrait Sessions

Do you dream of becoming a paid portrait photographer? The prospect of making money doing something you truly enjoy is quite enticing, but there’s no …

Using social media for photographers – top tips

<b>Social media, particularly Instagram, can really help build an audience for your images. Jon Devo shares his social secrets</b><p>Love it or hate it, social …

Interview: Dog Photographer Offers Pro Tips for Capturing Stunning Portraits of Your Pooch

You don’t have to be a pet owner to know that photographing dogs can be tricky. It takes time, patience, and skill to snap artful images of canines. Those who are able to capture such images undoubtedly have a gift—with both photography and animals. Anne Geier is one of these incredible individuals …

Landscape Photography

Best photo manager software 2018: The best programs for professionals and beginners, from Lightroom to Photolab

We round up the most popular photo management programs to find the best software for any budget<p>When shopping for a photo management and editing …

The Best New Rock Albums That Dropped This Week

As we’ve rounded out the first half of 2018, it’s frankly astounding how many great rock records we’ve received thus far this year. From indie artists on the come-up to classic acts padding their already-impressive discographies, it’s not just the amount, but the range of different sounds and …