Sanjay B Dasari

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The Top 5 Most Common Mistakes in Landscape Photography

Contrary to popular opinion, mistakes aren’t necessarily a bad thing. They help you learn, they keep Hallmark in business, and sometimes they go hand …

Better Food Photos With Natural Light

Photographer Jenny Woodward recently uploaded a fantastic instructional video to Vimeo on how to get better food photos with window light. The even …

How to Photograph Swirling Splashes of Liquid

Shooting splashes is always great fun, even if it’s a simple image with a coffee cup and a falling piece of refined sugar. Plus, there is always so …

On Assignment: The Light You Don't See

This photo is 100% flash, 0% ambient. But it almost looks like the reverse. And for this portrait of soprano Robin Steitz, a timeless available-light …

Dining Rooms

Double X Photo Composites

Recently I moved from traditional photography into more abstract photo composites assembled from the raw ingredients of everyday life. I use my own photographs as well as images pulled from high and low culture around the internet.<p>The pieces never seem to stand in the same place twice; the layers …

6 Top Online Photography Portfolio Hosting Options

Your photography deserves a website that can showcase its creativity and beauty… without breaking the bank. Former TIME CEO and Curator Gallery owner …

How to Get More Out of Your TTL Flash

TTL Flashes and strobes only have so much power–if you’re fortunate enough to have one like the Phottix Indra or Profoto B1 Air TTL 500, then you …

How to Add Special Effects in Photoshop

Learn How to Add Special Effects in Photoshop in today’s episode! All it takes is a little practice with blend modes, Adjustment Layers, and Layer …

Simple Steps for Focus Stacking in Photoshop

Focus stacking is an effective way to achieve deep depth of field; it’s a technique that’s especially used in macro photography. The idea is to make …

5 Steps to Making a Magical Animal-Filled Forest with Photoshop

Before I get into the nitty gritty details of how this piece came together, I would just like you all to take a minute to appreciate how very …

Tutorials

Speed Editing a RAW Landscape Photo in 5 Minutes with Photoshop

If you’re just starting out in Photoshop, Adobe Camera Raw, and/or landscape photography, here’s a video you may find enlightening. Landscape …

These 30 Links Will Take You to The Finest Photos and Photography Articles of The Week

Another wonderful week passes us by and Toad Hollow Photography has been busy searching the internet looking for links to the best tutorials, special …

15 Of the World’s Best Time-Lapse Artists are Trying to Help Save Earth’s At-Risk Environments

Fifteen of the world’s most talented time-lapse artists are currently collaborating to try and shed some light on Earth’s most fragile and at-risk …

How to Capture a Complex 5-Light Beer Bottle Product Shot from Start to Finish

Have you ever wondered how those beautiful beer bottle ads in magazines are shot? Product photography is one of the more complicated genres out …

Step by Step Portrait Processing in Lightroom

The story When you are photographing someone who enjoys being in front of the camera, take advantage of it. This was a simple portrait to take and …

25 Most Useful Photography Cheat Sheets – Part1

Here we have collected some very useful Photography Cheat Sheets. I am sure, these diagrams will be very useful for beginners and amateur …

Photography

How to turn day into night in Photoshop

Glyn Dewis is a photographer, retoucher and trainer from the UK who is well-known for going beyond just taking a photo and doing to usual retouching …

Tutorials

Getting Ready for My 11/4 NYC Model Shoot: Six Days of Speedlite Tips - in one post

How to Photograph People When You Travel

People often tell me that they find it difficult to take good portrait photos when they travel. Approaching strangers and asking to photograph them, …

How Many Studio Lights Do You Really Need?

When it comes to the quantity of lights that one needs, opinions are often heavily polarized and a hotly contested debate often rages. There are …

See How Proper Lighting Can Level the Playing Field Between Sensor Sizes

Karl Taylor has shared a new video highlighting just how important and impactful proper lighting can be no matter what camera you choose to use. In …

DIY: How to Build a Brute but Bright LED Ring Light

If you’ve been looking to get your hands on an LED ring light but don’t have the cash to burn, this weekend project is just for you. It’s called the …

DIY: Noticeably Improve Your Macro Photography with a Cheap Plastic Cup

Hand-held macro photography presents a lot of challenges, but three of the most prevalent are: subject movement, camera shake, and harsh shadows. …

Black & White Photography Techniques

Black and white photography is a rewarding and challenging field of artistic photography. Even people who don’t care about photography can find …

Tutorial: Easily Focus-Stack Using a Photoshop Feature You Probably Didn’t Know About

Focus stacking is a fairly common technique used in the world of macro photography, but the process of focus stacking isn’t always a straightforward …

5 Tips to Improve Your Nature Macro Photography

This is my favorite type of photography. I don’t claim to be an expert, but I have lots of experience. I haven’t taken my macro lens off my camera …