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An Open Letter from Your Local Camera Store Clerk

Dear Photographer,<p>It is no secret that local business is suffering in the digitized times, with camera stores being some of the worst to feel this …

Video: How to Clean Your Camera Sensor to Remove Dust Spots

When particles of dust and debris get on your camera sensors, they can cause frustrating spots in your shots that ruin entire batches of photographs. …

A Hummingbird Swarm Photo Shot with a Mirror and a Bird Feeder

This past weekend, New York-based photographer Brian Maffitt set up an angled mirror underneath his bird feeder and photographed hummingbirds for a …

How Much Can You Overexpose Negative Film? Have a Look!

Want to see how much you can overexpose C-41 color negative film and still get usable shots? Photographer Daniel Lachman of Retro Camera Review …

You can't 'outrun' obesity: Study says exercise doesn't help weight loss

LONDON — A team of British cardiologists have said it's time to "bust the myth" that regular exercise tackles obesity.<p>The strongly-worded editorial …

The Indian Queen, ENO, review: 'a success'

Director Peter Sellars's unique take on Purcell's 'semi-opera' features a moving story and music of gorgeous beauty<p>Whatever one makes of the mannered staging or the contentious scenario grafted on to its bare bones, Purcell’s unique genius shines through this production of his last, unfinished …

22 Tips for Creating Better Photographs When You Don’t Have a Clue

We've all been through this situation. You are in a place with so much going on, with a lot of people and activity. Your camera is in your hand, and …

Landscape Photography

Landscape Photographer of the Year 2014

Landscape Photography

Cloud business may be more efficient but is it greener?

<b>Cloud-based computing can help businesses reduce their operating costs and carbon footprints, providers claim.</b><p>Special Report: The Technology of BusinessCar tech driving a greener futureEnergy-saving technologies cut costsGreener freight driving global tradeCan tech offer a sustainable future?Slow …

Amazon Web Services

Inside my camera bag - Street Photographer - Satoki Nagata

I have been used various cameras since I started doing photography seriously. First, I used DSLR, then I found that rangefinder is the most suitable …

This Guy Makes Millions Playing Video Games on YouTube

What?!<p>The YouTube personality with the most subscribers isn’t Justin Bieber (8 million) or Rihanna (12.5 million). That honor goes to a 24-year-old Swede named Felix Kjellberg, better known by his YouTube handle, PewDiePie.<p>PewDiePie doesn’t sing or dance, no. PewDiePie has made his name—and a …

Check your Composition with Lightroom

As I was working on the “Composition in Photography: Assignment Discussion” article and upcoming Lightroom Crop Tool article last night, I came …

Tutorials

How to Organize Photos in Lightroom

Lightroom has become a very essential part of the workflow process for many photographers, including myself. I cannot imagine managing my photo …

These 31 Photography Links Will Keep You Busy For a Really Long Time

Another wonderful week has passed us by in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been looking in all corners of the internet to …

The Secret to Crafting Stunningly Sharp Images and Preserving It Across Media

You probably know that getting your uploads to look sharp on screen, in print and on social media goes beyond resizing. Now, resizing is incredibly …

Social Media

How Patterns Can Have an Awesome Impact in Your Photography

Patterns are a simple yet powerful way to add unparalleled visual impact to a photograph. You can find patterns in the natural world, you can find …

Your Perfect Day: An Inspirational Message on Work/Life Balance for Photographers

What is your perfect day? And when was the last time you had your perfect day? If you’re like most photographers the answer to the first question may …

Being a doctor was once a job with great purpose. Now it's just a business

As a physician, I resent the fact that the divisive healthcare reform debate has made my profession look like it is only a business, essentially a commodity. Growing up in the small hill-resort town of Nainital in northern India, I was the son of the only surgeon in this small town. Solely on his …

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Whitby Abbey Entrance

Superzoom Battles: Canon Patents Nearly 100x Zoom PowerShot

A few days back, the folks over at Egami spotted a new Canon PowerShot patent that, unlike most, piqued many photographers’ interest. That’s because …

25 Wonderful Christmas Light Painting Images

Last week we shared a tutorial and image collection on taking beautiful Christmas Bokeh images which got shared around the web like crazy. As a …

Light Painting

Finding the Silver Lining: Why It’s Actually a Great Time to Be a Photographer

Over the years I’ve tried to get better about reflecting on my work and life at the end of each year. Sure lots of people will claim to do this, but …

Photographer's Girlfriend Continues to Lead Him Around the World

<b>Praktik Hotel – Madrid, Spain</b><p>Russian photographer Murad Osmann continues to be led around the world by his girlfriend Nataly Zakharova in his ongoing <i>Follow Me</i> project. With her back facing the camera, Zakharova eagerly holds the hand of her photographer boyfriend, guiding him through various …

Barcelona

Control Your SLR From Your Smartphone with the Weye Feye WiFi Add-On

The ability to use your smartphone as a remote for your DSLR can come in handy in a lot of situations. But if you don’t have a DSLR with built-in …

Metabolic Workouts

The Gut-Blasting Gauntlet<p>Build muscle, shed pounds, and become fighting fit in less than 20 minutes a day<p>Workout Stats<p><b>Time:</b> 19 Minutes <b><br>Developed by:</b> Martin Rooney, P.T., C.S.C.S., CEO of Training for Warriors and author of <i>Warrior Cardio</i>. <b><br>Best for:</b> Recharging a tired fitness plan, fitting in a workout …

Supermarkets selling chicken that is nearly a fifth water

Consumers paying 65p a kilo for water, as legality of process of 'tumbling' imported chicken called into question<p>Frozen chicken breasts on sale in leading supermarkets are being pumped up with water and additives that make up nearly a fifth of the meat to the point where consumers are paying about …

Cutting edge: the life of a former London gang leader

Jean-Claude Dagrou sits in his living room, changes his baby's nappy, and explains why he became a gang member: "I wanted people to be scared of me. That's the only reason I got involved, to tell you the truth." Dagrou is built like a wardrobe, with huge, scarred arms, a deep voice and a disarming …