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How to look after your lenses (aka summer is coming)

<b>How to look after your lenses (aka summer is coming)</b><br>Heat and humidity are the biggest enemy of any precision instruments, and even your lastest and …

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The Five Tips to Creating Amazing Landscape Photos

In an instant, one can feel as though they are in another world. As a landscape photographer you have the power to transport someone in the blink of …

Joe McNally Shares Some Incredibly Useful Lighting & Basic Photography Tips

Joe McNally knows a good bit more about lighting than many photographers out there, and in this short video he shares a great deal of information …

How to Get Super Sharp Landscape Photography Images

If you want to learn how to get super sharp landscape photography images, here’s my list of top tips - it's not as hard as you might think.

Eerie Photos of North Brother Island, the Last Unknown Place in New York City | Colossal

<p>How does an island in New York City’s East River go from being notoriously feared, almost 100 years ago, to being completely forgotten about today? …

5 Tips For Capturing Great Street Portraits

A Guest Post by Desmond Louw I just love street photography and with this comes street portraiture. It can be a bit daunting to go up to a stranger …

Tips to Reduce Image Noise in Photography

Do you want to know the 5 tips to successfully reduce noise in images? These 5 tips will show you how you can easily and successfully reduce noise …

How To Create Your Own Unique Textures and Apply Them To Your Photography

I would like to take you through a journey today and show you how some very ordinary looking photographs of the world around us can be combined to …

Top 10 Composition Tips in Photography

Photography is all about composition. If you can’t compose an image, you can’t take photos. That’s the bottom line. This is where your photography …

Landscape Photography

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Tips for Approaching & Photographing Strangers

Street photography can be nerve-racking for some people. The idea of talking to strangers and/or capturing photos of them can be daunting. There are …

15 Fun Jumping Pictures

Jumping is a fun way to express your excitement, and it always seems to put a smile on someone’s face. I personally don’t think anyone is ever too …

The birth of the bikini

Six chemicals we consume in our food and drink that should be banned

Last week BuzzFeed published a list of eight foods that folks in the USA are eating but are banned in other parts of the world. The chemical …

Hey Kids! Wanna Be a Pro Photographer? Here’s How!

There has been a lot of talk recently about how best to succeed as a professional photographer, now that “everybody is a photographer.” A recent post …

Tips for Better Close-Up and Macro Photography

Close-up or macro photography is just as much technique as it is luck. That’s what makes it fun and unpredictable. It’s an excellent way to test your …

This Many Great Photography Links May Cause Uncontrollable Happiness

As another week rolls by us here, Toad Hollow Photography has been very busy looking in all corners of the internet for links to the best tutorials, …

The Benefits of Using a Tripod for Photography

Camera technology has advanced so much that just about anyone can take good photos. (Not necessarily great photos–that has more to do with …

The Basics of Photography: B for Bokeh

A while ago we started our new educational series covering the basic terms of photography. The letter ‘A’ covered the term ‘Aperture’, and today we …

95 Amazing Photography Links

It's been a really exciting week in the world of photography and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching everywhere for the very best links to …

5 Tips for Better Sunset Photography

Let’s wrap up our discussion of sunset photography with some tips that don’t warrant their own articles but are still valuable additions to your …

Landscape Photography

The Power of a Photo Essay: The Battle We Didn't Choose

“A picture is worth 1000 words…” and while this cliche may be both tired and incredibly overused, there is still some truth and value to it. When you …

Tips for Using Shadows in Photography

Photographers tend to pay a lot of attention to light. In fact, we often think of light as one of the most important aspects of photography. On the …

Traps That Many Aspiring Photographers Get Caught In: Part II

This is a followup to our original post about aspiring photographers getting caught in traps when they’re first starting out. The list of potential …

Comparing the Quality of iPhone Cameras Over the Years

The iPhone has evolved in leaps and bounds since the smartphone first burst onto the scene in 2007, and one of the most impressive ways it has …

Two Dozen 15,000-Year-Old Words We Still Use Today

A new study identifies the 23 words you need to know in case you accidentally set your time machine to 13,000 BC.<p>Language is flexible, fluid, and ever-changing–something we’re reminded every year when Merriam Webster adds words like “Bootylicious” to the dictionary. But that evolution isn’t just a …

Tokyo’s Tiniest Apartments are Like Expensive Little Closets

Picture a tiny windowless room, just big enough to stretch out in (as long as you aren’t of above-average height) and store a few meager belongings. …

Science Cures AIDS! Again. - The Fox Is Black

When I graduated from architecture school, I knew almost nothing about science or the body. As an example, I though our digestive system simply …

10 Things an Art Director Looks for in a Photographer

Here is a list of 10 things an art director looks for when considering a photographer, and what keeps them coming back for more.<p>#1: Personality<p>You …