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21 Awesome YouTube Channels Photographers Love

Today's photographers have an incredible wealth of free photography resources that help us all become better behind the lens.From eBooks and …

5 Awesome Photography Related YouTube Channels You Probably Don’t Know About

When it comes to Photography related YouTube channels, we’ve all probably heard of the big names; Kai Wong (formerly) of Digital Rev, Ted Forbes of …

Photography

Canadian Amazon tech deals discount SD Cards, Bluetooth speakers, headphones and more

Heading away this weekend to celebrate the glory of that is Canada’s birthday? Looking for a few deals to make the celebration a bit better?<p>Well, …

Tech Trends

A 3-Part Guide to Nailing Exposure In-Camera

Shooting RAW gives you a lot of latitude to make exposure adjustments in post, but it’s still vital to understand how to correctly expose a scene to …

Demonstration

How to use black background for floral macro photography

<b>FLORAL MACRO PHOTOGRAPHY ON A BLACK BACKGROUND</b><p>I’ve received several comments (thanks!) on some of my floral macro photos posted on my site and some …

5-Minute Backlight Photography Tips

How often are you out during the daytime wanting to take photos, but find yourself stymied by the harsh daytime lighting? When the sun is high in the …

Stop Searching The Net. We've Got ALL The Photography You Need Here

Toad Hollow's Photography Links Roundup Is Here!<p>As another week rolls past us in the world of photography, here we find Toad Hollow Photography …

HDR is TV's next big format war, and Samsung and Sony could find themselves on the losing side

Dolby Vision is a technology that does seem to make a genuine difference at price points that are more affordable right now, and that's a real win for consumers.<p>Netflix

Mad Max

Image Size and Resolution Explained for Print and Onscreen

One of the most confusing things for a new photographer is understanding image size, resolution, and printing. I’ll try and explain what these things …

A Picture To Show You Clearly The Effects of Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO On Images

Eight out of ten adults experience lower back pain once in their lifetime. I am one of those people and I’m definitely not looking forward to my …

Yoga

An Introduction to Lens Selection for 5 Common Photography Subjects

As you dive into the world of photography, it will not take you long to notice that there is a lens for almost everything. For a beginner, a dilemma …

This Handy Little Web App Helps You Visualize DOF Across Various Formats and Focal Lengths

When it comes to understanding how depth of field, focal length and other variables are affected by different film/sensor formats, it can get …

5 Tips For Creating Stunning Cityscapes

Cityscapes have a uniquely vibrant feel to them which is unlike any other form of photography. If shot correctly, they can captivate an audience. …

Landscape Photography

10 Reasons Why You Should Use Manual Focus

Years ago, photographers would observe a scene through their viewfinder and turn the focusing ring slowly to bring the scene into focus. Much has …

Star-Studded Timelapse Video From Chile’s High-Desert

<b>When stargazers dream of the ultimate destination for looking up at the heavens, the high-altitude Atacama Desert in northern Chile likely stands at the top of the list.</b><p>Nature videographer Nicholas Buer recently shot this stunning film, taken over 12 days while he camped out in the San Pedro de …

10 Useful and Free Android Apps for Photographers

The smartphone is slowly becoming an invaluable tool for a photographer thanks to a growing number of photography apps that make use of its hardware …

Apps

Behind The Scenes of Three of My Most Popular Landscape Photos

In the following post I’m not going to remind you again that you need to bring your tripod with you. I’m not here to warn you that weather is …

Depth of Field Simplified

Depth of field (DOF) is probably one of the least understood principles of photography. Most photographers seem aware of its existence, but few seem …

Winner announced in our HTC One contest!

<b>Update:</b> This contest is now over! We are happy to announce that the winner of the HTC One is email newsletter signup Tory Jackson. No worries if this …

3 of My Favorite Photography Books

We are all familiar with the old refrain, “Those who can, do. Those who can’t, teach. Those who can’t teach, teach gym.” I’m still not sure about …

This video of Europe at night might make you cry

I don’t know if it’s the captivating music, the smooth timelapse footage, or the anticipation of “Which building will be shown next?” — but …

Time-lapse Photography