Stephanie Breshears Dennis

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Understanding The Basics of SLR Photography

Knowing how to use your SLR is not as awkward as it would seem. Imagine that your camera is a box that lets in light. On top of that box is a …

Shutter Speed

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

These Photography Links Make The Internet a Better Place

What a wonderful week in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been very busy searching all over for the best links to tutorials, …

Essential Development for Lightroom 5

The industry leading photo editing program, Adobe Lightroom 5, can be very powerful once you learn the lay of the land. And presets can help you …

Tutorials

5 Tips for Capturing The Magic of Golden Hour Photography

One of the main things that all photographers strive for is to make their work stand out somehow. Obviously, there’s no shortage of photographers on …

Journalist Quits Job, Becomes Coder, and Develops Simplistic Stock Photo Site

There’s something to say about the curious nature of journalists. Some spend all of their hours researching a particular subject, others go out into …

How to Use Leading Lines for Better Compositions

Leading lines refers to a technique of composition where the viewer of your photos attention is drawn to lines that lead to the main subject of the …

Digital Photography

New Webinar! From Camera to Delivery: Streamlining Your Digital Workflow

Professional photographers spend years streamlining their digital workflow and finding the best systems to make their lives – and their clients’ …

Light Shaping Photography Techniques

The manipulation of light is one of the most important things to learn as a photographer. If you can shape light in whichever way you wish, you open …

5 Steps to Prepare for an Engagement Photography Session

Engagement photo shoots are often starter projects for beginning photographers. It was one of the first gigs seasoned Jasmine Star got as a …

Photography

Good Ways to Ruin a Fine Photo: #1 Don’t Use a Tripod

Hand holding a camera limits the shutter speed you can use without getting a blurred image. It depends on who’s holding it as some have steadier …

Landscape Photography

The Espro Press: The Rebirth of the French Press – Dear Coffee, I Love You.

If you’re a fan of the French press, but not the fine particles that cloud your brew, the Espro Press is about to change your morning cup for the …

Coffee

The Daily Meal’s Best Coffee Shops in America – Dear Coffee, I Love You.

The Daily Meal, one of the internet’s fastest growing food websites, just released one of the more thorough lists of great coffee shops that can be …

Ministry of Supply’s Coffee Infused Socks – Dear Coffee, I Love You.

Ministry of Supply is a fashion start-up founded by MIT engineers, designers and material scientists intent on revolutionizing business clothing. …

How to Overcome Bad Lighting and Bad Backgrounds as a Wedding Photographer

Bad light and a poor location can quickly derail a shoot. But it doesn’t have to be that way. These obstacles can be overcome through smart placement …

Framing

Beginner Tips for the Aspiring Wedding Photographer

“I’m shooting my first wedding and I’m freaking out!! Do you have any pointers?”<p>This quote has to be one of the most common that I’ve come across in …

Care and Maintenance of Your First DSLR: The Essential Quick Tip List

Congratulations, you’ve got your first DSLR. Now what? Well, while everyone else will tell you to not put the damned thing in auto mode and get the …

Things to do in New York this Saturday

It’s the weekend, you’re in the greatest city in the world, and its time to get wild—but what are the best things to do in NYC this Saturday exactly? …

21 Iconic New York City Diners & Lunch Counters

Market Diner's final days marked another classic old-school diner closing, leaving just five freestanding diners in Manhattan. The beloved greasy spoons of New York City — spots with formica, cheap coffee, and corned beef hash — are on the decline. The ones that remain often feel frozen in …

Night: Surreal Landscapes Lit with an LED Flashlight by Harold Ross | Colossal

<p>Fine art photographer Harold Ross uses delicate light painting techniques to create surreal landscapes photographed late at night. The photographer, …

Articles about 9 great bunk beds on Dwell.com - Dwell

Though kitchen cabinets play the obvious role of storing food goods, dinnerware, and pots and pans, they also have a powerful...<p>Looking for a more intimate yet modern travel experience? Consider booking your next stay at a bed-and-breakfast, where you can...<p>Moleskine is debuting a new white …

35 Beaches You Should Visit In Your Lifetime

We've scoured world to find the best beaches you should put on your bucket list.<p>There's something for everyone: we found beaches where you can swim with penguins, relax under ancient Mayan ruins, bask on volcanic black sand, and more.

Beaches

Under the Veil of Mist: Photos by Jaromir Hron

Under the Veil of Mist: Photos by Jaromir Hron<p>Beautiful monochrome photos of mist covered landscapes. You can see more of Jaromir's work at his …

How To Schedule Your Day For Peak Creative Performance

Are you a certified organizational ninja? It’s okay, nobody is–so steal this idea from career kickstarter Amber Rae, who shares her “Work, Play, Fit, Push” framework for getting things done while staying inspired.<p>About four years ago I started working for myself. I wanted the freedom and …

13 Refreshing and Fruity Sangria Recipes

What’s one of the best ways to celebrate summer? If you ask us, it’s with a glass of sangria in hand. First introduced to the United States at the 1964 World’s Fair in New York, the punch has been around for centuries. And with all that history (you can read more about it here), come hundreds of …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

Your Weekend Has 60 Hours–Here’s How To Wring The Most Out Of Them

Do your weekends fly by too fast? Craft weekends that are memorable, relaxing, and productive with these 10 tips from productivity expert Laura Vanderkam.<p>Weekends always seem to go quickly, but they’re longer than we think. There are 60 hours between that 6 p.m. Friday beer and that 6 a.m. Monday …