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10 Excellent Photos That Show You How Negative Space Can be Used Effectively for a Great Composition

Negative space is the area that surrounds the main object in a photo, and can be utilized as a composition tool to convey sizes and shapes more …

Know How to Pose and Be a Better Photographer

In this video, Sorelle Amore gives tips on posing for photos by posing herself. She shows on camera what the various ways are to create angles, …

6 Free E-Books on Photography Composition

Looking to improve your photography composition and don't know where to start? We have put together a list of some free e-books and guides on …

How to Edit Dramatic Portraits in Photoshop

Following his recent film showing you how Sean Tucker shot the Mentor Portraits project back in South Africa, this is a follow up tutorial showing …

Green Walls Anyone Can Grow

At once sculptural and organic, Helen Kontouris’ Botanical Planter Screens provide a sense natural visual separation to indoor and outdoor spaces …

The Coolest Photography Links Of The Week

With another week winding its way down we find that Toad Hollow Photography has been looking in all corners of the internet for links to share here …

8 Tips Every Portrait Photographer Should Try Right Now

Portrait Editing: Here's How to Blur Busy Backgrounds When Your Subject Has “Complex Hair” (VIDEO)

The task of editing portrait photos presents a number of challenges, not the least of which is blurring a busy background in an image of a model with …

This tip will save you hours of color matching in photoshop

Here is a quick little tip that can save you hours and hours of color matching in photoshop. Surprisingly, it does not involve reviewing real colors …

How to Make Dynamic Photography Compositions

Leading lines. ERIC KIM DYNAMIC COMPOSITIONHow to make more powerful and compelling images: make DYNAMIC COMPOSITIONS:<b>Take your photography to the</b> …

Secrets from the Pros: Everything About B&W Photography | Moment

Pros<p>Secrets from the Pros: Everything About B&W Photography<p>Words<p>| Tammy Danan<p>October 30, 2017<p>Previous Post Next Post<p>I’m sure you’ve heard people say …

Street Photography

This Guy Photoshopped a Crane Out of a Building Photo as a Challenge

It’s amazing what can be done with Photoshop these days with simple techniques and a lot of patience. Case in point: UK-based photographer Denyer …

Photography

The camera I almost bought (again and again): The Canon PowerShot G5

At this point in my life, I could probably write a series of articles on cameras that I considered buying, almost bought, or actually <i>did</i> buy before …

Cameras

Simple Tricks to Enhance Light in Photoshop

The right light will make a photo sing, and achieving it can be as simple as enhancing a shot’s light in Photoshop. Good lighting is a solid …

Using Radial Gradients in Photoshop to Draw Attention

So much of post-processing revolves around editing to bring more attention to your subject, whether that be a person, a waterfall, or whatever you …

How to Photograph White Wine on a Perfectly White Background

White wine in product photography can be easily made to glow and give a beautiful color and gradient through the glass. In this 9-minute tutorial, …

Tutorials

Slow Down If You Want To Be A Better Street Photographer

When it comes to advice about best practices for street photography, it seems that there are several schools of thought that contradict one another. …

Learn Six Soft Light Setups for Portraiture and Beauty

Artificial lighting is one of the best tools a photographer can learn to implement in his work. It’s not something we have to use and rely on all the …

5 Ways to Change the Color of ANYTHING in Photoshop

They will look at the simple masked Hue/Sat adjustment layer, the Color and Hue blend modes, converting white (or black) to a color, targeting an …

Photography

7 ways to achieve massive bokeh in your photos

To achieve massive and creamy bokeh, one of the first things we learn is to use a wide aperture. But there are several other ways that might just as …

The one simple secret of lighting a face

If you’re starting out in your cinematography career or maybe stepping up from camera operation, lighting can be daunting. How do you know where to …

National Portrait Gallery

How To Get Black Background, Even With A White Wall !!

In this episode, Andrew Boey teaches how you can obtain PERFECTLY BLACK background even when you only have a white wall.... no black backdrop …

15 Brave Quotes to Inspire You to Be Yourself

There’s something special about a person who knows—and shows—how unique they are. Whether it’s an eccentric sense of style or a mind full of unusual …

15 Photography Hacks That Can Turn You Into A Professional Photographer

With all kinds of fancy phones in our hands, clicking pictures has become our daily routine, right? From clicking selfies to filtered pictures of …

Hacking

4 Ways to Enhance Your Portraits

Taking a great portrait requires so much more than having an attractive model and being able to dial in the right camera settings.Instead, you have …

Use Psychology to Take Better Portraits

Long before I ever picked up my first camera I was always fascinated by the subject of psychology. To understand some of the reasons why humans …

How to give your subjects a total hair makeover in Photoshop

Hair is one of those parts of retouching that I least look forward to. It just takes so long to get things looking perfect. Especially if the image …

Seven Tips to Make Your Instagram Feed Stand Out

So you’ve had Instagram for a while and you upload photos regularly, but nobody seems to care. No likes, no follows, and no comments. Boo. Give these …