Alec Georgala

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11 Of The Best Destinations To Travel To For Amazing Photographs

Photography is an art-form that we can all relate to. When people say a photograph is a worth a 1,000 words, cliché as it sounds, it’s absolutely …

Sony World Photography Awards 2016: The best pictures from 60 countries

The 2016 Sony World Photography Awards, the world's biggest photography competition, has revealed the winners of its National Awards programme, …

I'm Rebuilding My Dream Car, a Beat-Up 1989 Toyota Land Cruiser

Toyota Land Cruisers have a legendary reputation around the world for their durability and off-road prowess. The classic 60 series are getting up in age, but with the right maintenance and modifications, they can still make a trusty daily driver or weekend wheeler.<p>Land Cruisers are renowned for …

Must-See Design Documentaries You Don't Want To Miss

Inspiration is all around you. Your design taste is developed by the things you consume. Your creative genius is influenced by the food you eat, sounds you hear, music you listen to, books and articles you read and movies you watch. If you feel like procrastinating make sure you spend your time …

Breathtaking Photos Of Dancers Frozen In Time

Moscow-based photographer Alexander Yakovlev is master of capturing the human body in motion. His photographs of professional dancers exude elegance …

How To Make A Used Mercedes S-Class More Luxurious Than Most New Cars

A little more than a year ago, I bought a W220 Mercedes S-Class , and although it was a somewhat luxurious car, it was never the next-level of luxury …

The Art of Building photography competition – in pictures

Public voting opens today on the biggest international photography competition of the built environment. The 12 finalists competing to win the Art of Building 2015 and its £3,000 prize were chosen from thousands of entries

Namibia’s Semi-Nomadic Himba People Captured in Unforgettable Photographs

The Ovahimba are semi-nomadic cattle breeders who live in the Kaokoveld region of south western Africa, an arid but beautiful scrubland along which …

Vibrant Submerged Figures Greet Surreal Mirror-Like Liquid Portals

Montreal-based photographer Robin Cerutti captures alluring underwater portraits in his series titled <i>Mirrors</i>. The images, photographed in vibrant crystal-clear pools, were shot sideways. This simple rotation makes a strong visual impact–the water no longer floats above Cerutti's models. Instead, it …

Empowering, Stylized Photos of 100 Naked Women (NSFW)

For <i>100 Naked Women</i>, London-based photographer Nadia Lee Cohen takes a bold approach to body positivity, shooting nude portraits of dozens of women of …

Body Image

Stunning Day and Night Compositions by Stephen Wilkes Capture the Fleeting Passage of Time

Stephen Wilkes has made an undeniable impression on the world of fine art and photography. For over two decades, his talent has been widely recognized, receiving numerous awards and honours, as well as exhibiting his work around the world and being featured in a variety of magazines, including</i> …

This Marine Biologist Photographs Rare, Otherworldly Oceanic Creatures

While scientists, explorers, and Google Earth have mapped much of the terrestrial world, the expanses of the sea remain a great mystery. Marine biologist Alexander Semenov, head of the dive team at Moscow State University’s White Sea Biological Station, has dedicated his career not only to closing …

Understanding Natural Light Part 2: Color of Light

Light has different Properties, and by understanding those differences and using them in your favor, you can become a better image maker. Chapter …

Natural Light

How to Calculate and Use Hyperfocal Distance for Better Landscape Photography

Hyperfocal distance, much like the “Sunny 16 Rule,” is one of those things that has arguably lost some relevance in the age of digital photography; …

Rediscover Failed Eastern Utopias in Stark Winter Photographs

Exploring Danila Tkachenko's silent and snowy photographs of abandoned buildings in Eastern Europe.<p>As society creates utopian visions of the future and strives towards constant technological progress, Danila Tkachenko’s current project explores forgotten and incomplete dreams of the past. <i>Restricted</i> …

Winners of the 2015 Urban Photography Competition Shine a Light on Diverse Urban Life Around the World

The 2015 CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year Competition recently released their selection of winning and honourably mentioned images that celebrate the diversity of urban life. With 21,000 stunning entries from over 113 different countries, the annual competition, in its 9th year of development, …

Becoming an Educated Photographer in the Digital Age

Something I've been asked a lot during my career is where I went to art school. Whether I took that as a compliment on my dedication to my craft or …

Understanding Natural Light Part 1: Quality of Light

Light has different qualities, and by understanding those differences and using them in your favor, you can become a better image maker. From my …

Natural Light

5 Months in Asia

At first it had been a dream to travel to Asia for a long time already, even before I discovered photography. I am now 22 years old and I finished my …

A Simple Secret to Better Street Photography

What separates ‘standard’ street photography—the kind of photo that only holds your attention for a moment before, poof, you’re on to the next …

Photographer Documents the Beautifully Uncommon Friendship Between a Wolf and a Bear

Finnish Photographer Lassi Rautiainen expertly captures the beautiful relationship that's shared between a gray wolf and a brown bear. One wouldn't normally see this type of companionship in the wild, but these two seem to have a perfectly symbiotic connection. “No one can know exactly why or how …

THE SELECTS: Seeing Double

This Awesome Bunch of Photography Links Will Ensure You Get Nothing Done Today

With another wonderful and exciting week behind us in the world of photography, Toad Hollow Photography has been looking in all places online for …

Winners of the 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

After months of seeing the amazing entries in the 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest, it's finally time to announce the winners! Selected from more than 17,000 global entries in the categories Travel Portraits, Outdoor Scenes, Sense of Place and Spontaneous Moments, Anuar Patjane …

5 Lessons Sebastião Salgado Has Taught Me About Street Photography

<i>All photos copyrighted by Sebastião Salgado.</i><p>I recently saw Sebastião Salgado’s “Genesis” exhibition in Toronto about a year ago, and was blown away …

Growing Your Photo Business: 10 Tips From Joe McNally, Jeremy Cowart, Peter Yang & More

What’s the secret to breaking into the photo industry, developing your style, and making great connections? In our guide, <i>The Inspiration Handbook: 50</i> …

Peculiar Notions: 22 Eye-Catching Examples of Abstract Photography

I’m not sure how many of you (hopefully none of you) actually lose sleep thinking about abstract photography and trying to determine exactly what it …