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One Light Portraits: Simple Elegance

Update: this post now has a Part 2 with lighting diagrams. Everyone who ever picks up a camera at one point or another finds themselves pointing it …

Digital Photography

15 Tips for Low Light Landscape Photography

Pin It Capturing scenes in low light remains one of the most challenging aspects of photography, yet the results when executed well can be truly …

Landscape Photography

5 Tips for Getting Sharper Images

An important element of photography is getting sharp, crisp images. You may be struggling with focus, especially if you are fairly new to DSLR …

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Professional Food Photography Lighting Tips

Food photography is a growing area of interest among photographers, and as a result more and more information is popping up on how to go about doing …

Ormond Gigli's best photograph – women in the windows in Manhattan

It was the summer of 1960, and one morning I glanced out of the window of my studio in Manhattan and noticed that a row of brownstones opposite were …

Texture Photography Essentials and Tips

A photographic image is successful when it successfully grabs the attention of the viewers. Images can do this in a variety of ways. Eye-catching …

Landscape Photography

How to Create Professional Time-Lapse Videos From Start to Finish

A high-quality time-lapse is a beautiful thing. From the aurora borealis over Norway to the thriving metropolis that is San Diego, we’ve featured …

10 Shortcuts of the Commonly Used Features in the Library Module of Lightroom 4

Introduction This tutorial has been transcribed from the SLR Lounge Lightroom 4 Workshop on DVD, a 14 hour Lightroom 4 A – Z guide with over 130 …

Photographer and Lab Owner Discusses the Art of Film Photography and Printing

Over the years, Billy Mork has been a photographer, an art director and even a practicing architect, but he ultimately ended up back where his …

Quick Tutorial on Removing Red Fill Light from Concert Photos in Lightroom

After posting a before-and-after of a concert photo she had taken and edited in Lightroom, photographer Kohl Murdock received several requests to …

Learning to See, Final

Make Photographs for Yourself, Critics are Critics for a Reason Over the past ten installments from the Learning to See series (linked to below), I …

Photography

Amazing Photography Links to Read With a Coffee (Or Three)

It has been a fabulous week online in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been very busy searching for the best links to …

20 Gritty Photos From The NYC Subway In 1973

These 40 year old photos provide a glimpse into a now romanticized era of the city's history.

Mesmerizing Time-Lapse of the Northern Lights Dancing Over Norway

Photographer Ole C. Salomonsen loves shooting the northern lights or, as he calls them, the polar spirits. And for his most recent film he went all …

Getting Creative With A Lensbaby

The Lensbaby lens systems have been around for a while now and as their use becomes more widespread, the quirky lensmaker continues to expand it's …

How to Take Quality Product Shots for an Online Store

There are many niches in photography, but one we don’t talk about often is taking product photos. Even though these types of shots don’t fall under …

Review: Peak Design Leash and Cuff

Peak Design returned to Kickstarter with their latest project and guess what? They did it again with the same crowd funding that started it all. They …

Five Creative Ways to Enhance Your Sunrise and Sunset Photographs

The light of sunrises and sunsets – commonly referred to as the “golden hours” – provides a stunning blanket of light that can transform the …

You're Probably Not Using This Camera Function to Its Full Potential

It's easy to take a lot of camera functionality for granted. But only a few years ago, much of what we have today was on the wish lists of …

Portrait Lighting Basics with a One Light Setup

A one light setup is simple yet effective—and apparently, easy to do, as Jay P Morgan from The Slanted Lens explains it. He starts off by saying that …

Glamour, Beauty & Fashion Photography Tutorial

Getting started in glamour or fashion photography and need a few pointers? The team over at Tony Northrup‘s studio have put together a great video …

Photography

Colorized Black And White Photos Bring Historical Figures Like Darwin, Lincoln And Dali To Life (PHOTOS)

What would Charles Darwin or Jim Henson look like in color?<p>Thanks to Mads Madsen, an active Reddit and Facebook user with a knack for photo manipulation, we can find out what historical icons look like in color. The 18-year-old colorizes historical images, from close-ups of famed scientists Albert …

The Wonderful World Of Whisky Art

Ernie Button was putting a Scotch glass left out overnight into the dishwasher when he noticed something — a white, chalky film on the bottom of the glass. He held it up to the light and, upon closer inspection, could see a series of fine, lacy lines running along the inside of the glass.<p>As a …

Take Control of Lightroom Using Touch Gestures with ‘The Touch’ App

The Touch is a Mac app created by Arctic Whiteness that allows photographers and videographers to get a better handle on Lightroom and Final Cut Pro …

Fire and Fashion: Behind the Scenes at an Insane Pyrotechnics Shoot

Photographer Benjamin Von Wong likes to push the boundaries of what he does, and lately that pushing has involved playing with fire … literally. It …