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Beginner Light Painting Photography

Light painting is one of the lesser known techniques in photography and is usually only carried out by serious night owls… and some very keen …

Light Painting

How to Get Professional Quality Studio Lighting for Less Than $50

Professional quality lighting takes a lot of time and money, right? Think again. Aaron Nace shows you how to set up a professional quality lighting …

Photography Tips

How to Take Great Portraits in Variable Lighting Conditions

Have you noticed how nearly every photography tutorial preaches “avoid shooting outdoors under the harsh, midday sun”? It’s considered one of the …

Video Tutorials

How to Take a Portrait With Shallow Depth of Field and Studio Strobes

Many photographers rely on their 50mm 1.4 and 85mm 1.4 lenses to give that dreamy, narrow depth of field look to their portraits. These two lenses …

Shutter Speed

10 Genius Portrait Photography Tips on Craftsy

Are you struggling with getting great images in portrait photography? With a few simple tricks, you can take sharper pictures, speed up your workflow …

Shutter Speed

What Makes For Great Street Photography? - Resource

Severin MatusekAugust 13, 2014<p>Street photography is perhaps one of the most interesting and varied genres of photography. From high fashion on the …

Ten Basic Day to Day Techniques to Improve your Photography

Photography is a lifelong learning experience. Even the best of the best will tell you that they still have much to learn. This is perhaps doubly so …

Landscape Photography

A First-Person Shooter Called Street Photography

In my early teenage years I loved nothing more than gaming and going to LAN parties every weekend. Unreal Tournament, Battlefield 1942 and …

The Great Compositions of Robert Capa | THEME

<b>Expelled from Hungary at the age of 17, Endre Friedman bounced from Germany to France learning photography along the way. When he arrived, the man we</b> …

Understanding Depth of Field: How Focal Distance Affects DOF, Visualized

<i>Note: This is part two of a series on depth of field. you can read part one here.</i><p>This video is seen from a third person point-of-view, perpendicular …

Lessons from the Masters: Robert Capa and Jerry Uelsmann

Before you or I ever picked up a camera, our photographic forefathers( and mothers) were out shooting, learning, and blazing new trails for us to …

4 Tips for Using Camera Flash

Flash can either make or break your photos, but using it correctly will always give you great images. Don’t feel intimidated by your flash; it’s …

Cameras

Garry Winogrand Talks to University Students About Photography in 1977

Garry Winogrand was one of the most notable and prolific American street photographers of the 20th century. He is known for capturing a vast record …

Camera Resolution Explained

Although the megapixel race has been going on since digital cameras had been invented, the last few years in particular have seen a huge increase in …

Cameras

What is Lens Diffraction?

Lens diffraction is something that every landscape photographer has to deal with. Whether you’re using a top of the line lens or a very cheap one, …

Understanding Depth of Field: How Aperture Affects DOF, Visualized

The key to mastering photography is not to follow the rules but to understand them. Understanding the photographic principles that define photography …

Simple Steps for Creating Better Photo Compositions

It’s easy to get caught up in technical details and Photoshop tricks, but sometimes we all need a reminder to get back to basics. Photographer Joshua …

4 Approaches to Black & White Conversion in Lightroom

Black and white photos can be powerful and inspiring, but it’s not always simple. With digital photography it is easy to convert a color photo to …

Tutorials

How to Read a Histogram

The histogram is a readout of information that tells you things that you won’t necessarily see in the image that you shoot. If you know anything …

Color Management

5 Composition Techniques That Go Beyond the Rule of Thirds

We all know about the rule of thirds by now, but there’s a lot more to framing a photo. This video by photographer Wayne Moran is a simple and yet …

30 Photography Links: The Best Photos and Articles from Around the Web

Another week rolls past us in the world of photography and we find Toad Hollow Photography searching the internet high and low for links to the best …

Landscape Photography

Delicious Natural Light: Guide To Editorial Food Photography with Rob Grimm

Here we present the first sample video of the Food Tutorial series from RGG EDU called The Complete Guide To Natural Light Food Photography with Rob …

The Ultimate Guide to Understanding Composition

With all of the gorgeous new gadgetry coming out this season, it’s easy to get caught up in the shiny, techy part of photography. (New Nikon D810, …

Landscape Photography

Magical Nighttime Long Exposures and Composites by Matt Payne

Oregon-based photographer Matt Payne's passion for the outdoors shines through in his stunning landscape and nightscape photography. He finds the most enchanting moments in which vibrant colors and lively motion overhead complement the stillness of the world below.<p>Payne uses long exposures and …

Landscape Photography

15 Breathtaking Images Of Cities Viewed From High Above

Whenever you visit a city anywhere in the world, some of the hardest shots to take are those sprawling images of the city beneath you.<p>Unless you’re …

We’re taking more pictures than ever … so why are cameras dying off?

Are smartphones set to replace digital cameras the way digital replaced film?<p>You would think that in a world where hundreds of thousands of photos are shared every minute, camera makers would be absolutely in heaven. Instead, they're struggling to maintain both their income and their relevance.<p>The …

Cameras

7 Keys for Creating Stunning Urban Landscape Photography

When thinking of landscape photography, what often comes to mind are photographs of mountainsides or desolate beaches, but landscape photography is …

Landscape Photography

How Mozilla's Firefox OS Will Open Up The Smartphone Market

The first phones with Firefox OS are due to launch soon and though initially they were rumored for Latin America, the chances are they will launch in Europe at the same time.<p>How disruptive can they be? There are good reasons for saying: Very.<p>We are about to witness the smartphone market morph once …

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