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10 Things Non-Photo People Do That Annoy the Crap Out of Photo Enthusiasts

Photo enthusiasts and pro photographers alike should appreciate this one, because we all have those friends who know nothing about photography and, …

Your Kit Lens is An Excellent Lens

As the saying goes, quality lenses are a lot more important than good bodies when it comes to investing in camera gear. They last longer, retain …

8 Ways to Reduce Noise in Your Photographs

You have plenty of options to choose from when you want to reduce the noise in your images. However, you first need to understand why noise actually …

Want to Make a Family Portrait More Exciting? Just Add a Lightning Strike to the Background!

Now <i>there’s</i> a family portrait you don’t see every day. Photographer Kelly DeLay captured the photo above showing himself and his family standing in …

Tutorial: How to Create Double-Exposures in Photoshop

While double-exposure photography all started in-camera – most likely by accident – it’s since become an actual style and genre of photography all …

Questions to Ask Before Upgrading Your Gear

Rumors about replacements for the Canon 7D, the Fujifilm X-Pro 1 and others are popping about like hot oil from a skillet. With Photokina a few …

Simple Tip for Getting Tack Sharp, In Focus Landscape Photos Every Time

For landscape photographers, getting your entire scene in focus while keeping things as sharp as possible at the same time can be a challenge.<p>But if …

4 Essential layer masking tools in Photoshop

<b>Tip:</b> While you are brushing, look at the image (not the mask view that you can invoke by <b>alt</b>-clicking on the mask icon) to control and verify the …

The What, Where, Why, and How Guide to Polarizing Filters

One of the many reasons people become attracted to photography is the capability of capturing the world around us in wondrous ways. While choosing …

A Complete Checklist For Shooting Night-Time Time-Lapse Sequences

Aside from the regular artistic consideration, shooting time lapses requires quite a bit of technical know how. This check list from Stefan Kohler …

32 Links to the Most Amazing Photography Articles and Photos From Around the Web

As another terrific week in the photography world passes us by, we find Toad Hollow Photography searching points high and low online for links to the …

10 Summer Photography Tips to Get You Creative in the Warmer Months

Despite the early sunrises, late sunsets and harsh daytime sunlight of summer it’s still one of our favorite times for photography. Being outside …

Video Tutorial: How to Make the Most of a Polarizing Filter

Polarizing filters are a piece of gear that some photographers swear by and others don’t touch. One reason why might be the various misconceptions …

Rencontres d'Arles festival: the best photographs of 2014 – in pictures

Each summer since 1970, the photographic world descends on Arles, France, for this annual celebration of their art – from divers to dogs, browse the best of this year's images

New Fotodiox Excell +1 Speedbooster Gets You an Extra Stop of Light on the Cheap

While not the first company to enter the speedbooster game, Fotodiox is turning some heads and dropping some jaws with their newly-released Fotodiox …

Sony Rx100m3

Available for purchase from today is the brand new RX100M3 compact point-and-shoot camera by Sony. Considered by many has world´s best pocketable …

This Photoshop Tool Can Save You Some Serious Time

We all love to save a little time, but when it comes to Photoshop, some things are trickier than the others. Getting the right color look to an image …

10 Silly Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Image Quality

How many times have you captured an amazing image only to view it on your computer, or as a print, and realize that you screwed something up along …

Photography

Know Your DSLR Camera: What Do All the Controls Mean?

If you are a new DSLR owner or if you’re seriously considering moving up from a simpler camera to a DSLR, the very sight of a more complex camera …

Beginner’s Guide to Better Landscape Photography: Infographic

If you’re new to photography, you most likely get a little confused when it comes to keeping all the jargon, camera settings, and composition rules …

Histograms: The Key to Perfect Exposure

Many of us will go about our photography without ever looking at those magical graphs called histograms, yet by doing so, we are severely restricting …

BBC Opens Up Internal Visual Journalism Training Resources to the Public

Last week, the BBC College of Journalism opened up their training website to the public. Full of educational resources created by and for the …