Diane Bell

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6 Secrets for Capturing Reflections in Your Landscape Photos

Want to learn how to capture the interplay of light and water in your photos? These six photographers share their favorite tricks for shooting …

Top 5 iPhone Photography Apps - Veevs Hanson

Welcome to our new Photo App Lounge section of theappwhisperer.com. This is a very small area on our site where we ask highly accomplished iPhone …

How to Create a Shallow Depth of Field in Photoshop

Did you know that Photoshop has a tool for applying different levels of blur across multiple points in a photo? Here is how to use field blur to …

Why You Should Use Photoshop's HDR Merge Pro Rather Than Lightroom Photo Merge

I am a big fan of Lightroom and Photoshop guru, Scott Kelby. His tutorials, posts, and discoveries often inspire me to push my Adobe boundaries. …

31 Of The Coolest Photography Links Of The Week

Yet another great week has passed us by in the world of photography as we find Toad Hollow Photography searching all over the internet for links to …

How to master manual focus

What is manual focus all about?<p><b>Despite the advances that camera manufacturers have made in terms of autofocus performance, with systems that include</b> …

How to Lead the Eye With Composition, Shapes, and Lighting

What does it mean for a photograph to tell a story? We usually think of street photography or portraiture as the best mediums for communicating …

Make-Ahead Spinach Salad in a Jar Recipe

"Prep these salads once and eat for the week! Make sure to firmly pack the spinach into each jar and they will stay fresh all week. Use extra spinach …

Using Foreground Elements in Landscape Photography

When we’re on location, we spend a lot of time looking for foreground elements. We want to convey a sense of location – not just distant, untouchable …

Focus Stacking Made Simple: Get Pin-Sharp Photos in 90 Seconds

The popularity and widespread use of focus stacking in landscape photography have dramatically increased over the last few years. The concept …

Lightroom Local Adjustments – Radial Filter Versus the Adjustment Brush

Adobe Lightroom is image editing software that allows you to edit and make color adjustments to your photos. Among many, the Radial Filter and …

Seven things nobody told you about switching from DSLR to mirrorless

Thinking about switching from DSLR to mirrorless? It will have its advantages, but there are some challenges too. In this video, Pierre Lambert talks …

Backlighting – My Favorite Light

<b>I love backlighting in landscape photography; it creates an inner glow to mountain flowers, fall leaves, and meadows or rim lighting around wildlife.</b> …

25 Tips and Ideas for Your Landscape Photos

Although landscape photography can look easy at first, it takes more than a simple point-your-camera-and-photograph kind of action. The purpose of …

12 SIMPLE TRICKS THAT WILL MAKE YOU A BETTER PHOTOGRAPHER

1. LOOK AT THE LIGHT<p>It’s no secret that photography and lighting go hand in hand. Without some form of light, it would be impossible to photograph. …

The Ultimate Focus Stacking Guide for Landscape Photographers

It’s becoming harder to get the entire image sharp with the constantly wider lenses and more extreme foregrounds that are used in today’s …

Here’s a Cool Trick That Lets You Take Amazing Night Photos Without a Tripod (VIDEO)

If you’ve ever tried to take to take a photo at night without a tripod you know the results can be very blurry or very noisy or, in most cases, both. …

How To Make Perfect Lemon Curd In The Microwave

No matter how many flawless custards or mirror glazes you've made in your life, some culinary techniques just seem to invite disaster, especially …

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 …

Get a Well-Exposed Landscape Photo Every Time With This One Simple Trick

If I had to choose my biggest complaint about landscape photography, it would probably be the difficulty in getting a well-exposed image.<p>You've been …

Macro Photography: 4 Tutorials Full of Tips & Tricks

Photography can show us a new perspective of the world, and no genre does this better than macro photography. If you’re new to macro photography, it …

3 Quick Steps to Beautiful Long Exposure Photography

Long Exposure Photography has become a popular niche and one that I often mention. It’s a technique that has the potential to take your photography …

Still-life photography tips

<b>Still-life photography leaves nothing to chance. Tim Clinch explains how to maximise the potential of this classical and underused genre of</b> …

10 Hidden Lightroom Features That Can Change Your Editing Life

Sometimes we can use software for years without taking the time to dive deeper and unlock its full potential. Here’s a great 12-minute tutorial by …

How to Give Your Macro Photography a Fine Art Touch in Post-Processing

Editor’s Note: This is part a series on macro photography this week. Look for a new one each day. The next newsletter will have them all if you miss …

Top 20 Macro Photos on 500px So Far This Year

At the end of every year we do a “Best of *inset year here*” series, in which we count down the top 10 most popular photos in every single category. …

7 Street Photography Tips and Exercises to Try This Season

If you live near me, the birds are starting to chirp, it no longer hurts your face to walk out the door, and everyone sheds their all black winter …

Old School: How to Meter and Expose for Any Lighting Situation

It’s time for a long overdue post. Looking back through my archives, I realized that I’ve covered topics like film selections and scanning film but …

Yotam Ottolenghi’s chicken recipes

In my house, where the children forever negotiate what they’ll be given at mealtimes while the grownups keep pledging (in vain, obviously), “I’m not getting into this conversation”, chicken is the one food that unifies the family ranks. It appears on our table in endless configurations, the simple …

25+ Easy Vegetarian Weeknight Dinners — Recipes from The Kitchn

When we hear vegetarian dinners, you know what comes to mind? Luscious veggies, tender beans, rich broths, flavorful sauces, and great textures. …