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4 Quick Tips For Getting The Most Out of Lightroom Presets

Over the years I’ve created and stockpiled tons of presets in Lightroom, just for personal use. I finally made them available to the public earlier …

Tutorials

A Tragic Story of Caution for Street Photographers

Street photographers are notorious for producing gritty, candid pictures of daily life in urban locales. Unfortunately, taking photos of strangers …

Photography Tips

Classical Posing and Portrait Lighting Photography Techniques

Mastery of portrait photography entails knowledge of lighting and posing techniques. In this video, renowned photography instructor Frank Dispensa …

Photography

How to Define Yourself as a Photographer

There comes a point in time when you will need to decide what type of photography you like and the specific genres you want to focus on. Most of us …

Exposing to the Right on Your EOS Camera

Over the years that I’ve worked as a photography writer I’ve noticed that people keep asking the same questions about exposure on their EOS cameras. …

How to Create an Estimate for Corporate Photography Jobs

It seems there was a golden age of corporate photography in the 80s and early 90s when corporations were flush with cash and photographers flew …

This Many Great Photography Links May Cause Uncontrollable Happiness

As another week rolls by us here, Toad Hollow Photography has been very busy looking in all corners of the internet for links to the best tutorials, …

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 …

The Benefits of Using a Tripod for Photography

Camera technology has advanced so much that just about anyone can take good photos. (Not necessarily great photos–that has more to do with …

How to Read Clouds as a Photographer

Having been a wedding photographer in Sydney for a few years, I’m continually amazed at how much my photography is dependent on weather conditions. …

Photography

7 Beginner Tips For Sharper Photos

Scott Kelby, the author of many digital photography books says, <i>“If your photos aren’t sharp then the rest doesn’t matter.”</i> Key to any image is its …

Landscape Photography

How To Shoot Landscapes Under a Full Moon

This article is about taking photos at night under a full moon or near a full moon. At night, the moon will act as a light source in exactly the same …

Technically Obsessed: Why “Gear Lust” and “Pixel Peeping” Are Good for You

I came into still photography by way of video. Throughout my younger years I was always playing with video cameras, and when I graduated college I …

5 Tips For Capturing Great Street Portraits

It can be a bit daunting to go up to a stranger on the street and ask them to take their photo, but after a day or two it becomes addictive! Here are …

Trick Photography eBook and Video Course

1<p>An eBook Like No Other!<p>It comes with <i>295 pages of instruction</i>, <i>9 hours of how-to video tutorials</i>, and contains over <i>300 creative photographs</i> created by …

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 …

5 Tips To Make Your Photos More Compelling

Do you want your photographs to be more eye catching, but don't know where to begin? For starters, you can try a few of these simple composition tips …