Brian Connolly

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10 Free Must-Read Street Photography eBooks

<b>Image Copyright Michael Ernest Sweet Courtesy of Brooklyn Arts Press</b><p>Photography books are expensive, really expensive. I've collected dozens and dozens over the years and I kind of feel as though I have tied up a lot of money in books. It's not a bad thing, but I do wonder about the end result. …

Architectural Composition: Space, Pattern, Line, Abstraction

Architecture is a varied, plentiful and fascinating subject. It can be quite daunting to get a good, unique photograph. Our temptation is to look at …

Landscape Photography

How to Properly Hang Photos On Any Type of Wall

While not all of our photographs end up being printed and framed, it helps to possess the knowledge of what it takes to properly hang them when they …

How to Use a Neutral Density Filter for Dynamic Landscape Photography

Neutral density filters are used to block some of the light coming into the lens so that we can have longer exposure times than the available light …

Long Exposure Photography and the Square Format

The rise in popularity of digital cameras over the past decade has coincided with the emergence of a new genre of photography – long exposure …

Challenges and Benefits of Panoramic Photography

Cinerama movies are generally preferred for a very good reason: The field of view is more like what the human eye is accustomed to seeing. …

Insider Look at the Work of Famous Street Photographers: New Documentary

A new documentary by ALLDAYEVERYDAY Films will offer an insider glimpse at the work of some of the most prominent street photographers of past and …

Street Photography

Night and Long Exposure Photography Tips and Techniques

Lightning Photography Tips<p>Lightning is dramatic, extremely fast, a challenge to photograph and potentially dangerous. There are various techniques …

Bad Weather = Good Light for Photographers

We’ve all sat, staring out of our window and cursing at the rain poring down or the flat, grey sky that just happened to cloud over on few hours …

Is that a Workshop, Tour or Seminar [Part I]

There is a modern day aphorism: Those that can – do. Those that can’t – teach. I believe, however, the later part of the phrase should be amended to …

National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest 2013 - in pictures

Here are the winners chosen from the thousands of entries submitted to the National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest 2013 with captions by the photographers themselves. All the winning images will appear in the Dec 2013 - Jan 2014 issue of National Geographic Traveler magazine. You can view a …

Beautiful Firework Photographs Captured Using Clever Camera Techniques

Firework photographs are generally pretty uniform in their appearance: a dark sky, glowing sparks that are either points or lines depending on …

Keith Johnson: The Chosen Place and Celestial Navigation

Keith Johnson has been a long time photographer friend, in fact one of his photographs hangs in my house and I look at it on a daily basis, so in …

Guardian Camera Club: Dennis Teoh's portfolio

A review of Dennis Teoh's portfolio. <i><br>Reflections and vague shapes make 'The long wait' a spooky and surreal image. The crazy colours and complex lines of 'Suddenly you're on your own' are full of vivid colour; the narrow depth of field makes it readable. The night time atmosphere of 'Mitcham' is all</i> …

Billionaires Buying Papers and the Future of Photojournalism

In the space of a few days, two major newspapers have been sold from their corporate entities to billionaires. On August 3, The New York Times Co …

Amazon Begins Selling Fine-Art Photos through New Art Marketplace

In what could be called an interesting move, popular online retailer Amazon has announced that they’re launching the “Amazon Art” marketplace …

5 Tips to Add Flavor to Your Landscape Photography

<i>Landscapes can have a magical impact on people.</i> Depending on the location, a landscape may instill a feeling of serenity or natural turmoil; it might …

These Photography Links Make The Internet a Better Place

What a wonderful week in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been very busy searching all over for the best links to tutorials, …

Idea: Photograph Your City Skyline in the Reflection of a Lens

Here’s a neat photo idea: capture a city’s skyline in the reflection on the front of a camera lens. Photographer Christopher Anderson recently shot …