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A Quick Way To Correct Skin Colour For A High End Look

Retouching has come a long way and today’s industry supports it in every way. Yes, there may be occasional moments where post production is not …

How to use the Contrast Checker Technique to Give Your Images More Punch

I am about to reveal a technique that will have your images looking awesome in seconds every time you use it. I am even going to share the Photoshop …

Tutorials

Pro Tip: Simple Trick Turns a Marble Into an Extremely Useful On-Location Resource

When it comes to simple photography hacks, few are as useful and clever in the field as this one, presented by 34-year wedding photography veteran …

Adding These Three Elements to a Landscape Composition Can Make Your Shot Pop

One of the keys to stunning landscape photographs is so obvious that it is often overlooked. If you find your landscapes lacking in awe, try adding …

5 Tips for Shooting Breathtaking Landscape Photos

Discover the secrets to harnessing natural light all day long for your best landscape photos yet with five tips from award-winning photographer Rick …

600 Days and Almost 125K Miles Went Into Creating This Epic Video Selfie

Modern Motorcycle Diaries‘ Alex Chacon has spent 600 days on the road, travelled over 200,000Km (almost 125,000 miles) and been to some 36 different …

How to Take Food Photography in Restaurants

We’ve all been there. Sitting in a dark, corner table of a fantastic restaurant, wishing that we had more light, so we didn’t have to use that …

Back to Basics: A Refresher on the Dodge, Burn and Sharpen Tools in Photoshop

Photoshop is a program of many talents; however, there are three tools that you probably haven’t used much for some time now. As some of the first …

How to Apply the Golden Ratio to Photography

As photographers, it’s really important to know what makes a strong photograph. There are a lot of things you should keep in mind when shooting, like …

Landscape Photography

Versatility – Your Guide to Shooting Great Travel Photography

Professional travel photographers realize that the key to their business is versatility: to be able to shoot all styles of photography, and to …

31 Incredibly Awesome Photography Links to Keep You Busy

It's been another wonderful week in the wide world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been looking in all corners of the internet to …

YouTube Highlights: How to Shoot in Bright Sunlight

It’s spring, but with summer right around the corner and a heat wave here in Southern California, this week’s YouTube post highlights shooting in the …

Let's Pack Our Bags: Packing and Travel Tips by Light Stalking Photographers

Photographers are always fired up for the next distance and day trip which means packing the right cameras, lenses and gear. Sometimes day trips can …

15 Easy Ways to Improve Your Photo Skills Without Buying New Gear

New cameras, lenses and accessories open up the possibility of fresh adventures in photography. In reality though, most of us have to make do with …

How To Edit Underwater Photography

If you have ever tried your hand at underwater photography, you will quickly realize that there is quite a bit of post production work required to …

Tutorials

How to Comfortably Go Backpacking with a DSLR

<i>This post originally appeared on the B&E Photographs journal on May 1, 2014, and is being syndicated at The Phoblographer with Brandon and Erin</i> …