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The Lava Lakes of Erta Ale

<i>Atlas Obscura on Slate is a new travel blog. Like us on Facebook, Tumblr, or follow us on Twitter @atlasobscura.</i><p>Located in the Danakil Depression (or …

5 Go-Anywhere Gadgets for the Techy Traveler

When it's time to hit the road, these gadgets will help make the trip easier and a lot more fun.<p>When it's time to hit the road, these gadgets will help make the trip easier and a lot more fun.

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My Best Stuff<p>The woman who calls herself "Muva" (as in "mother") on what she needs to have a good time.<p>By Sophie Saint Thomas1 day agoView …

7 Tips to Make Your Photos Stand Out

Sometimes very small changes can have huge effects. This is especially true for photography, and this article will share seven of the most powerful …

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Cheapcast app turns your Android device into a Chromecast (video)

Glowing Chromecast reviews have come in from all angles, but what if you didn't get an order in and missed out on the sold-out dongles? If you have an Android 2.2 (or higher) device you can give its features a whirl using an app called Cheapcast. Designed to mimic Google's $35 dongle, it instantly …

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Chromecast rooted, operating system detailed

If anyone had any doubts, put them to rest because the Chromecast has been rooted. We're not surprised at this -- any device that runs an OS that …

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Grab a Coffee: Here's 85 Amazing Photography Links from Around the Internet

As another week passes us by Toad Hollow Photography has been diligently searching all over the internet for the very best links to tutorials, …

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How to set up a Chromecast

To hear Google tell it, you'd think its<p>Chromecastpractically installed itself. I can tell you from experience that this is not the case.<p>To Google's credit, Chromecast setup is a breeze compared with some of the hair-pulling experiences I've had involving the<p>Apple TV, for which I suspect Apple …

How I Caught a Glimpse of the Elusive "WOW-Factor" & What You Can Do To Get Your Own

We all want to amaze our friends, family and hopefully even our raving fans with our photography, but in order to do so we need to first find out how …

LightZone Photo Editing Software is Now Open Source and Completely Free

Photographers still irked about about Adobe’s decision to make Photoshop rental-only have a new alternative with the re-release of the pioneering …

The Magic of Photoshop’s Content Aware Tools (And Practical Examples of How to Use It)

Despite the fanfare over the introduction of content aware tools in Photoshop CS5, its predecessor, CS4 introduced the first real content aware tool …

4 Tips for Creating Compelling HDR Photography

HDR tends to have a bad name in the world of photography. Type the words ‘HDR photography' into google images and you'll get an idea why. Florescent …

How to Create Realistic Looking HDR Photographs

By Sean Ogle. HDR photography has gotten a bit of a bad reputation, simply because so many people don’t know how or when to use it. It kind of …

5 Ways to Strengthen the Message and Story of Your Photographs

A Guest Post by Sergey Sus/ Photographers decide what is in the frame and what is not. We cant always control every single item the frame. We can …

How to Take Better Landscape Photos

Taking great landscape pictures can seem so easy compared to shooting action photography or taking pictures of children or animals. However, any …

Night Photography Essentials: Must-Have and Must-Do

<i>All images in this post were created by Matt Hill and used with permission.</i><p>Have you been intrigued by all of those mind-bending night photography …

Using a Camera’s Rolling Shutter Effect to Create a Display

I’ve got a few days before my big summer vacation, so I thought I’d hammer out an incredibly impractical display technology!<p>Rolling Shutter<p>In order …

How to Do Black-and-White Conversions From RAW Files

Black-and-white conversions from color pictures are easy–just convert to greyscale in the photo editing software of your choice, and you’re there. …

6 Accessories to help you Improve your Landscape Photography

At the most basic level, all that you need to take landscape photographs is a camera and a location. One of the reasons that landscape photography is …

Enough Cool Photography Links to Throw the Earth Off Its Orbit

Things in the world of photography have never been so exciting! Another terrific week rolls by us here and Toad Hollow Photography has been busy …

Bending Pixels: Fun Things You Can Do With Panorama Stitching Software

One of the great workflow possibilities that was opened up by the advent of digital photography is the ability to easily create panoramic images. …

Aspect Ratio: What it is and Why it Matters

This article is written by Andrew S. Gibson, the author of Square. Today I’d like to draw your attention to an area of composition that you might not …

The dos (and don't) of summer photography

Summer's here! At least it was when this guide went to press, though anything could have happened in the few days since. Still, the holiday season <i>is</i> …

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 …