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Black & White Photography Techniques

Black and white photography is a rewarding and challenging field of artistic photography. Even people who don’t care about photography can find …

Landscape Photography

9 black-and-white mobile camera apps go mono a mono

Monochrome is back in fashion — as if it every really left. Despite the ubiquity of color images native to digital cameras, the drama of black and white photography is being rediscovered and people are once again connecting with its subtle beauty.<p>Manipulating monochromatic tonal ranges or unicolor …

Tutorial: Easily Focus-Stack Using a Photoshop Feature You Probably Didn’t Know About

Focus stacking is a fairly common technique used in the world of macro photography, but the process of focus stacking isn’t always a straightforward …

5 Tips to Improve Your Nature Macro Photography

This is my favorite type of photography. I don’t claim to be an expert, but I have lots of experience. I haven’t taken my macro lens off my camera …

How to use Program Mode to set Your ISO

en_US<p>article<p>When I’m teaching my photography classes, the students and I are often neck deep into discussions of the exposure triangle; shutter …

How to Approach Color Correction in Photoshop

Richard Harrington is the CEO of ThinkTAP and the Publisher of Photofocus.He is also the founder of RHED Pixel, a visual communications company based …

30 Links to the Finest Photos and Articles of the Week You Won't Want to Miss

With another week behind us we find Toad Hollow Photography searching all known points of the internet looking for links to tutorials, special …

Whatever Happened to Technique in Photography? Creating Great Images Both in Camera and on Computer

I think we are in danger of losing something. Something rather important to photography, something that has been around since the early days of …

Run a Better Photography Business With a Value Stream

When you first open the doors for business and start offering your photography services to friends of friends and strangers, people you don't …

The Most Amazing Photography Links of the Week: Tutorials, Reviews, Collections and Much More

This week's list of photography links from Toad Hollow Photography covers the entire spectrum. Featuring interesting tutorials, reviews, special …

6 Practical Ways to Unlock the Real Power of Colors in Your Photography

To suggest that color is of utmost importance to photographers would be a grand understatement. Discussions dealing with the fundamentals of …

How to Take the Stress Out of Image Editing When You've Got Tons of Photos to Edit

Who among us really enjoys chores? No one, I think it’s safe to say. It’s a sentiment that, for most of us, surfaces as kids when we’re pressed into …

How to Best Utilize the Various Metering Modes in Your Camera

A camera determines exposure by using metering modes. While Matrix metering is typically used and recommended for many settings, Spot and …

Landscape Photography

How To Know When It Is Time To Upgrade Your Photography Gear

Almost every photographer wants to own a better camera, right? But then again, not every photographer really needs a better camera. So how does one …

Bit Rate

Simple Pet Photography Tips and 10 Fun Images to Inspire You

Some of our favorite scene stealers in movies and photography are of pets and children. Beautiful pet photographs can be captured using techniques …

How to Capture Perfect Headshots: 6 Useful Tips

Headshot, at first glance might seem like a fairly simple photograph to shoot, but when you get into it, you realize that it is a whole job …

Become A Better Photographer In Your Spare Time With These 5 Free Online Courses from Top Universities

Most of us probably have full time jobs that don't allow us to spend as much time learning about our beloved photography as we'd like. And, wouldn't …

How To Photograph Jewelry For Catalogs

As a commercial photographer, I specialize in product, food, and architecture. One of the products we've been shooting a lot of lately is jewelry, …

How to Get Soft Light in Portraits

By definition, soft lighting has to do with the quality of the shadows. Generally, the darker the shadows and the less details that you can see in …

Focus stacking in Photoshop - How to get any depth of field you need

<b>Left:</b> Single exposure (focus on the front-most droplet) <b><br>Right:</b> Focus-stacked and post-processed (entire subject in focus)<p>In the video tutorial below, …

Tutorials

5 Business Mistakes Photographers Make and What You Can Do About Them

Why do some professional photographers fail to make it in business?<p>If you can’t cut it technically or artistically as a photographer, then clearly …

Ready, Set, Sell! Tips to Get a Jumpstart & Sell More This Holiday Season

What does September signal? Most think back-to-school, but here at PhotoShelter we know it’s really about getting ready for your incoming holiday …

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A Free Photoshop Panel For Hassle Free Facebook Perfection

Many of us photographers are using Facebook on a daily basis. It is quite a brilliant tool both for sharing photos and doing some marketing. It is …

6 Tips for More Unique Travel Photos in Busy Tourist Locations

Imagine this: you’ve scrimped and saved for months for your dream vacation, and a snazzy digital camera, hoping to capture some unique travel …

How to Create Snow in Photoshop

Today we show you how to create snow from scratch in Photoshop using a custom brush, so you can apply it anywhere. Our brush is also available for …

Photoshop

Giving the finger: photography's most common mistake – in pictures

The latest book by Erik Kessels, In Almost Every Picture, is a survey of the snapper’s biggest faux pas: a finger squishing its subject, hiding a beautiful landscape or obscuring the frame almost entirely. These found photos trace an error that hasn’t dimmed in the digital age<p>Share your photos that …

Humor: An Illustrated Guide on How (Not) to Make a Photo Book

Looking to put some of your best images in front of the world by publishing your own photo book? Photographer Blake Andrews has put together a …