Alexis Jackson

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Welcome

Ten Basic Day to Day Techniques to Improve your Photography

Photography is a lifelong learning experience. Even the best of the best will tell you that they still have much to learn. This is perhaps doubly so …

Landscape Photography

A Collection of 30 Awesome Photography Links

Another terrific week in the world of photography has just passed us by and Toad Hollow Photography has been very active online searching for links …

Landscape Photography

How to read a Histogram

<b>Pg 1/2:</b> <b>1</b> · 2 · ·<p>Table of Contents<p>· What is a Histogram?<p>· Good Exposure Histogram<p>· Over-exposed image and its histogram<p>· Reading a histogram …

Tutorials

Exposing to the Right Explained

Exposing to the right, or “ETTR,” is an approach to photography that is as helpful as it is controversial. On one hand, exposing to the right is yet …

Tutorials

F-Stop Explained

Part of becoming a great photographer is understanding the science behind how photographs are captured in the first place. Dylan Bennett makes that …

This Picture Shows How Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO Affect Your Photos

Here’s a helpful little infographic that has been floating around the Web. It’s a simple look at how the “exposure triangle” — aperture, shutter …

Shoot Your Own Frozen Flower Photos!

Spring is upon us. And it’s bringing a <i>ton</i> of flowers.<p>Now the only question is: whatcha gonna do with all those blooming beauties?<p>Ooh, we know! You …

Where to Hike in 2015: North Cascades

This year’s warm start has me already thinking about backcountry trips. From the way it looks now, we may be heading for a wonderfully long[Read …

Pacific Northwest

Made Us Blush: 15 Pretty-in-Pink Foods for Your Valentine

You won’t be the only one blushing this Valentine’s Day. Nope, these 15 pretty-in-pink recipes all feature at least a splash of the gorgeous light-rouge hue. From sweet desserts to a savory main course, these rosy bites will help fill your V-Day soiree with a whole lotta love (and color). Let’s get …

Whimsy Travel: Adventure on a Budget

If returning to the same all-inclusive beach resort each year is your idea of the perfect holiday, then London-based travel startup Whimsy might not be for you. The newly minted web company prides itself on fostering exploration. The site utilizes an algorithm that combines cost savings with macro …

Cities

Try This Trail: Kelcema Lake

<b>Kelcema Lake</b><p><b>Difficulty:</b> Moderate<p><b>Distance:</b> 9.6 miles<p>Reached by an easy half-mile trail, pretty little Kelcema Lake is a pretty popular place during …

Hiking

Marvis Toothpaste - Ape to Gentleman

Toothpaste, by no means the most handsome of all grooming products, until now – where Marvis Mint Toothpaste has helped redefine and alter many …

Dental Care

The Genuine Lapland Cream by Polaar - Ape to Gentleman

Situated in the Northern most region of Scandinavia, lies Lapland. Upon hearing the name, one may conjure up images of an enchanted playland invoking …

Skin Care

How to Make a Wooden Chandelier

After showing you our favorite DIY chandeliers from the web, were you as inspired to make one as we were? We wanted a chic chandelier but didn’t want to spend thousands of dollars to buy one, or spend days threading thousands of beads to make one… what to do, what to do? Create a chandelier hack of …

How-To: Succulent Wreath

Make your own gorgeous living succulent wreath with this video tutorial from Succulents & Sunshine!<p>You can also head over to Succulents & Sunshine to see even more lovely photos.

Video Tutorials

These Zucchini Noodles Are the Perfect Paleo Pasta Alternative

Notes<p>If you have a julienne peeler or mandoline, it will make things easier when it comes to slicing the zucchini. Just make sure to not slice too …

Coconut

McGriddles

<b>Pancake Buns</b> <b><br>Ingredients:</b><br>2 organic cage-free eggs<br>3/4 cup of unsweetened vanilla almond milk<br>2 tablespoons canned coconut milk, full fat (refrigerated …