Claudia van Kouwen

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11 Incredible Photography Tips That Have Nothing to Do with the Camera You Use

The great team at Artifact Uprising has created a strong list of tips by some of the top mobile photographers on Instagram. Having been engulfed in …

31 Fascinating Photography Links for Quick Inspiration

As another exciting week passes us by, Toad Hollow Photography has been seeking to find the best photography and articles to share here with …

35 Premium Photoshop Tutorials: How to do Photo Manipulation

Learning all the ways you can edit your photos and images is like someone that finally learns the proper drawing techniques. Before, the person was …

A Flow Chart to Selecting Italian Red Wines

<i>A simple flow chart outlines nearly 50 different red wines by taste, plus has a list of the top 8 Italian red wines to know. Find what Italian red to</i> …

The best photography magazines on Flipboard

Flipboard is a mobile app that lets you aggregate your favorite content from all over the web and from social media into a nice-looking magazine that …

Creative Father Puts His 3 Adorable Daughters Into Funny, Eclectic Photo Manipulations

John Wilhelm, a 44-year-old IT director and father of three girls has used his passion for photography and digital photo manipulation to create a …

Photographer Turns Her Spam Emails into Imagined Portraits of the Imaginary Senders

What do you do when you get spam emails from imaginary people that try to separate you from your hard-earned money? If the email is lucky enough to …

The Five Tips to Creating Amazing Landscape Photos

In an instant, one can feel as though they are in another world. As a landscape photographer you have the power to transport someone in the blink of …

Beautiful Panoramas of Some of the Most Amazing Destinations on Earth

Beautiful vistas and panoramas were shot in the mountainous region surrounding the Polish town of Cieszyn by Jakub Polomski, and can only be …

Fantastic Landscape Series Introduces You to the Beauty of the South Tyrolean Alps

Welcome to South Tyrol, a province at the northernmost point of Italy located entirely in the Alps. A rough, mountainous region, your tour guide …

Series Creates Dreamlike Black and White Landscapes Through Lengthy Exposures

Greek fine art photographer Vassilis Tangoulis creates beautiful, dreamlike landscapes through lengthy exposures in his black and white series “Misty …

Reflection Photos to get you Motivated

A puddle in the road, plate glass windows, or a shiny car – what do they all have in common? They provide great opportunities to get reflection …

Getting Familiar With Color Relationships for Impactful Photography

The topic of color relationships in photography is somewhat akin to the topic of composition in that there are no set-in-stone rules governing these …

Levitation Photography 7 Tips for Getting a Great Image

Levitation images are magical! They draw the viewer in and make them think about what’s not quite right. If you search the internet for levitation …

Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

Stay Inspired With These 30 Links to Beautiful Photography and Cool Tutorials

It's been another wonderful week in the world of photography and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching all corners of the internet in an effort …

The Art of Mindful Photography

I often find myself acting out a similar pattern: As soon as I see an especially poignant scene, I reach for my iPhone to capture it.<p>Photos can be a wonderful way of sharing meaningful experiences with others, but I worry that my attempts to document the moment make being present in it a challenge. …

23 Landscape Photography Tips From A Pro

Landscapes may be a popular subject among photographers, but it takes a lot of mastery, patience, and a certain frame of mind to capture imagery that …

How To Properly Shoot Landscape Night Photographs

Shooting landscapes during the night can make for a stunning photo. Our eyes can see the night sky in great sensitivity – we can look at the stars …

A Simple Guide to Burgundy Wine (with Maps)

<i>Want more confidence in buying Burgundy wine? This simplified guide includes maps, infographics, and the most important facts on the five major</i> …

Defining 18 Noble Grapes to Expand Your Palate

A Spectrum of Wine in Just 18 Noble Grapes<p>Want to experience the entire range of wine?<br>—<br>It’s time to ditch the same ol’ wine you’ve been drinking and …

Increase Your Vocabulary with Wine Words

Wine tasting is more fun when you pick out flavors. Flavor picking is a lot like remembering adjectives or famous people’s names; they might be on …

How to Read Italian Wine Labels

<i>Learn to understand Italian wine labels enough to get what you want. Here is a great set of tips and advice to keep handy so you can find and enjoy</i> …

Photoshop Tutorial: How To Add Sun Beams To Your Photo

Our friend Glyn Dewis has been sharing his straightforward and very helpful post-production tutorials with us for a long time. This time he shares …

Tutorials

Remarkable Light Painted Portraits Created In-Camera in One Exposure

Photographer Jason D. Page raises the bar for light painting, as he draws portraits of iconic figures from the previous century. Featuring …

Better Landscape Photography Tips and Video Tutorials

Flowers: The Perfect Photography Subject

There is no end to the number of beautiful flowers out there ready to be photographed. And what’s more wonderful is that they will keep blooming all …

Landscape Photography