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Return Of The $750 Gaming PC Build: Now With Blu-Ray, Modular PSU, Double The SSD Storage

In April I posted an article titled “How To Build A Powerful Gaming PC For $750 — SSD And Operating System Included.” In less than three months it has attracted a shocking amount of views and inspired throngs of readers to wade into the exciting waters of PC gaming. Hundreds of you built that …

How to Create Multiple Portrait Styles with One Speedlight

Not all photographers have used artificial lighting before. In fact, some people only even rent lighting equipment when certain events or situations …

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Classical Posing and Portrait Lighting Photography Techniques

Mastery of portrait photography entails knowledge of lighting and posing techniques. In this video, renowned photography instructor Frank Dispensa …

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How to photograph the supermoon

When the full moon coincides with the closest point between the moon and Earth in the lunar orbit, a supermoon occurs.<p>In 2014, the moon will appear …

How to Create a “Soft Portrait” Preset in Lightroom 4

Introduction The following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Workflow System Workshop on DVD, a system designed to increase your post …

ShotHotspot: An Intelligent Search Engine that Finds Great Photo Locations for You

Once you’ve lived somewhere long enough, it’s easy to fall into a photographic rut. We’re not talking about a running low on creativity (read this if …

This Many Incredible Photography Links Might Throw the Earth Out of Orbit

Another week comes to a close and Toad Hollow Photography has been very busy searching for the best links to tutorials, reviews, special features, …

Attending My First Portfolio Review After Thirty Years as a Photographer

Having made it through over 30 years as a commercial photographer and photography teacher, I find it daunting, at this stage in my life and my …

10 Ways Photography Can Change Your Life (It Changed Mine)

I have always been interested in photos. When I was younger, I used to pore through drawers of photos and photo albums that my parents made, looking …

BioWare staffer teases Dragon Age for tomorrow's EA conference

We absolutely expected this Inquisition<p>Dragon Age will make an appearance at EA's pre-E3 press conference tomorrow, according to franchise producer Mark Darrah.<p>"Watch the @EA conference tomorrow at 1pm PST for something new from @DragonAge," Darrah wrote on Twitter, likely referencing <i>Dragon Age 3:</i> …

Tutorial: How to Shoot a Studio Product Photo of a Gold Watch

Tutorials are available for photographers of all levels, but many of the tutorials you’ll find online have to do with grasping a basic technique or …

Play this: 'Save the Date,' a dating sim like no other

Paper Dino Software's <i>Save the Date</i> is a rather unique game. You play as an unnamed character who is tasked with arranging a date with the object of your affections, Felicia. It plays out as series of multiple-choice questions, but after spending some time with the game, you'll discover that the …

22 Beautiful Pictures of Ripples in Water

Beautiful and fleeting, ripples in water exist for only a few magical moments.They do offer up some warning before they arrive though, often with a …

Photography Success: What Does it Take to Make it as a Photographer?

The Internet is saturated with how-to photography tutorials. So often, emphasis is placed on technical details. Rarely do we hear more about the …

City Photography Techniques for Various Times of Day

Photographer Mike Palmer was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. For years he’s been photographing the street of his hometown, and he’s …

Canon Launches EOS 101 Tutorial Videos to Help Newbies Learn the Basics

For a while now, Canon has offered online resources to available teach those who may be unfamiliar with, well, taking photos. In what could be called …

Achieving a ‘Big’ Look with little Gear | Using What You Have

A Guest post by Judd Green There’s always, always an upgrade that I ‘need’ or a new lens I ‘can’t do without’. And I could easily convince myself, …

Dr Pepper And Peanuts Is The Perfect Food

Or beverage. Whatever, it doesn't matter because they are delicious together.<p>Some of the peanuts float to the top, and you get a couple with every sip. The rest sink to the bottom, so once you've finished your glass of salty, delicious soda you get to eat now slightly chewy peanuts that have been …

50 Incredible Photography Techniques and Photo Tutorials

1. High Speed Photography<p>Celebration Of High-Speed Photography This post is supposed to provide you with some inspiration of what can be done with …

DIY - High Speed Photography at Home

How to take photos like the one you are seeing here. It’s a glass of Champaign, being shot with a BB gun. You can use this technique to take picture …

How to Read Clouds as a Photographer

Having been a wedding photographer in Sydney for a few years, I’m continually amazed at how much my photography is dependent on weather conditions. …

Jamstar Acoustics: A Guitar Learning App That Won't Hold You Back

Learn-to-play-guitar apps are a dime a dozen, and to be honest, most of them aren't worth the data they take to download. Light up fretboards are …

Back to Basics: Food Photography Lighting & Styling

In today’s foodie/cellphoneography/Instagram world, everyone is a food photographer. It’s almost customary to take a photo of your food before …

How to Take Better Photos With Your EOS Camera

The marketing departments of the camera manufacturers would like you to believe that buying the latest versions of their digital cameras will make …

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A Stack of Photography Links That Just Plain Rock

Join us once again as we enjoy this list of links from Toad Hollow Photography that shares the best tutorials, reviews, special features, …

How to Create a "Standard Import" Preset in Lightroom 4

Introduction The following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Workflow System Workshop on DVD, a system designed to increase your post …

How I Make Sure My Photos Are Backed Up and Safe From Harm

I had a hard drive fail on me once. It was a total nightmare. I lost two years of digital photos and all of my music that i’d digitized. <i>Never …

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How to Get Great Photo Effects With Camera Shutter Speed

Shutter speed is one of the three pillars of the exposure triangle along with aperture and ISO. It is also one of the fundamental ways that we can …