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12 Tips to Approach Photo Buyers the Right Way

Based in California, Kristina Hicks is a Creative Consultant for Agency Access. Previously an art buyer and producer for Saatchi & Saatchi, Kristina …

How to Create Realistic HDR Photography

There’s an art to creating realistic HDR images. Too often, HDR shots are edited with heavy hands when it comes to tone mapping and saturation, …

4 Tips to Manage Your Finances & Come Out On Top

Photo by Brett Wilhelm<p>The Tax Ninja, aka Matthew T. Whatley, has been helping photographers and other small business owners in the arts manage their …

37 Amazing and Useful Photography Links

It's been a very exciting week in the world of photography with many talented artists producing and sharing some truly incredible pieces. Toad Hollow …

Tips for Using Patterns in Photography

Patterns are basically just repeated shapes, objects or colors either ordered in precise formations or just random designs scattered across a scene. …

Landscape Photography

How to Introduce Motion into Flash Photography

Joe McNally is widely regarded as an expert photographer, so when he offers to share some of the knowledge he possess you may want to tune in and …

Photographers

Grab a Coffee and Get Comfortable for These Great Photography Links

It's been a terrific week in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching all corners of the internet to find the best …

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 …

Top Portrait Photography Trends for 2013

Portrait photography stands out from other professions because it encompasses many different niche specialties, including families, babies, seniors, …

These Are the Ways to put the WOW Factor into Your Portraits

Most photographers, at some point in their career, make a decision to begin photographing people. Your decision may be simply to include people in …

Minimalism: Using Negative Space In Your Photographs

Sometimes it’s nice and refreshing to just strip a photo or scene down to it’s absolute bare essentials. Often times, I get too caught up in trying …

Backup Photos or Risk Losing Them

I realize the title is a bit harsh, but it’s the reality. You can develop a regular and systematic way of backing up all your photos–or face losing …

Wide Angle Photography Tips

Ahh…wide angle photography, probably one of the easiest types of photos to take, but also one of the hardest areas in which to excel. Have you ever …

Cameras

You Don't Want to Miss These Great Photography Tutorials and Links

This weeks list of photography links focuses on great photography and unique video presentations featuring time lapse pieces and a super high speed …

Photography

How To Use The RAW Adjustment Brush For Added Impact in Your Photos

Most of us are aware of the creative power of RAW. But, for those of us that are new to photography, let's talk about what RAW is, and what it means …

6 Lessons the Square Format Can Teach You About Composition

In another article I wrote that one of the main attractions of the square format for me is composition. Today I’m going to elaborate on that idea. …

Digital Photography

11 Things Photographers Wish They Knew Before Going Freelance

In theory, freelancing is a great option – be your own boss, choose your own projects, make your own money. But the reality is that creating a …

How to Do DIY Dust Cleaning Surgery on 6 Popular Canon and Nikon Lenses

Here’s a question I get asked about 15 times a week: “How can I get the dust out of my lens?” The right answer is <i>you don’t</i>. All lenses have dust in …

Canon vs. Nikon

There’s an age old debate over which of the major camera manufacturer—in this case, Nikon and Canon—best represents the needs and desires of the …