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How To Do A Complete Portrait Edit Part 1 (Lightroom)

So far you’ve read countless articles on techniques that involve editing portraits, but mostly it involves one or two techniques which makes it hard …

When to go black and white?

Posted By Pete Collins on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 in Develop | 22 comments<p>When should an image be made into a black and white?<p>I get that question …

Why You Should Turn Off the Built-In Flash on Your Camera Right Now

We’ve all gone to sporting events and seen the audience cameras flashing two hundred or more yards distant from the action on the field. The truth is …

Photography

How to Convert Color Portraits to Black & White in Lightroom

Converting color images into black and white is a fun process, especially if you know what you’re doing. But most photographers are shy of getting …

How to Capture Portraits That Are More Than Just Snapshots

It seems some photographers have a natural inclination for portraiture; nearly everything they do has all the elements of a great portrait and they …

This Simple Trick for Shy Street Photographers Will Help You Snag that Candid Shot

DigitalRevTV recently shared a useful video featuring the more mellow Lok that discussed how to photograph Hong Kong if you’ve only got a few hours …

Five Keys to Better Black and White Landscapes

We are blessed that we were born with the ability to see in color. Seeing the deep blue of a summer’s sky or the intense red of a spring rose is …

Start to See Photographically In Six Easy Steps

How to Photograph Dramatic Clouds at Sunset

<b>How to Photograph Dramatic Clouds at Sunset</b><br>The difference between a nice sunset and a dramatic sunset is all about the clouds.<p>Of course, the difference between a dramatic sunset and no sunset is all about the clouds too!<p>A clear sky at sunset might turn a shade of pale blue or pink, which is beautiful and calming, but with just the right amount of clouds the sky becomes alive with fire and drama as the day’s last rays reflect off the clouds making them red, orange, purple and pink.<p>Not all clouds …

Waterfall Photography Tips and Techniques

Waterfalls seem to grab the hearts and minds of people. Go to any location that has one or more waterfalls and it is pretty much a guarantee that …

How to Reduce Camera Shake - 6 Techniques

Pin It In this classic DPS post (now updated) photographer Natalie explores 6 ways you can hand hold lenses at low apertures and low shutter speeds …

How to Get Amazing Images from Shadows (15 Awesome Examples)

Photographing shadows is often overlooked as a creative subject for our photography, and we can understand why. Any photographer, or photographic …

Window Light Portrait Photography Tips

Have you ever tried to create a lovely portrait but not known how? It’s not a hard thing to create a beautiful portrait. The secret is the lighting. …

Photography Tips

7 Creative Ideas to Spice Up Your Photography

Human beings are creatures of habit; we seek out patterns, we search for comfort and contentment, we settle into routines. These aren’t necessarily …

Lightroom's Tone Curve Explained

It’s no secret that there are many ways to enhance our photographs with Lightroom. By using just a handful of sliders we can get some great results …

Tutorials

Five tips for a perfect exposure

Digital cameras make it incredibly easy to take a photo at the correct exposure. There are several tools in your SLR that remove the guesswork from …

An In-Depth Look & Comparison of Canon 50mm Prime Lenses

Deciding which 50mm prime lens to buy can be daunting, considering the many different brands, apertures, and prices. Even after a photographer has …

7 Ways To Create Authentic & Powerful Portraits

by Steven McConnell Do you remember the time you were learning to drive a car? If you’re like most people, it began as a purely technical, logical …

87 Photography Articles and Images To Put a Smile On Your Face

The internet is home to a terrific group of artists and bloggers creating great content on a regular basis. Toad Hollow Photography has been …

The Most Important Tip for Street Photography

If you clicked this link expecting a simple technical tip to improve your street photography then you’ve come to the wrong place. This is not an …

9 Photography Ideas to Fuel Your Photographic Journey

A Guest Post by Sergey Sus/ 1. Take an Overnight Photography Trip Overnight trips with other photographers make for a great time to talk and explore …

8 Common Landscape Photography Mistakes Beginners Make

If you are interested in landscape photography I'm sure you have read lots of “how to improve…” type articles, which are all useful in their own way. …

The Basics of Photography: B for Bokeh

A while ago we started our new educational series covering the basic terms of photography. The letter ‘A’ covered the term ‘Aperture’, and today we …

7 Tips for Photographing Strangers

Approaching strangers to make their photographs is something I’m often asked about. There is a lot of curiosity about how to ask someone you don’t …

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 Take Professional Quality Portrait Photography

Portraiture can be one of the most satisfying forms of photography for an enthusiastic amateur. The tips below can be of use whether you are using a …

Landscape Photography

10 Ways to Change Lives Through Photography (And Where You Can Start Today)

Every photographer has his or her own reason — or reasons — for why they engage in this particular art form. For some, it may be a hobby that …

Street Photography: The Endless Pursuit of a Perfect Moment

We all have an inner street photographer, whether it be a hidden urge or a full-blown passion. In this Nikon-sponsored video, documentary …

7 Lessons W. Eugene Smith Has Taught Me About Street Photography

W. Eugene Smith is one of the legends of photography. Although he was notorious for being maniacal, emotionally distant, and unreasonable– he …