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6 Tips for How to Photograph Waterfalls

Waterfalls are some of the most beautiful natural features you will ever get the chance to photograph and are a very popular subject for landscape …

Landscape Photography

Tips for Shooting Landscape Photography Towards the Sun

<i>Avoid photographing towards the sun</i> is one of the most common tips you’ll hear for landscape photography. In fact, it’s a tip that I’ve shared …

Exploring the Fundamentals of Light to Improve Your Photos

Let me point out from the start, it doesn’t matter what camera you use. From a fancy DSLR to your phone you can use these lighting tools to improve …

Photography

Avoid These 5 Major Mistakes Made By Travel Photographers

Whether you are traveling abroad or within your own country, there are several mistakes that I’ve seen travel photographers make that hinder the …

Landscape Photography

How to Clone Yourself – Step by Step Tutorial

You have probably seen photos on the internet where the same person appears in multiple spots in a single photo. At first sight, you might not have …

Tutorials

Tips for Photographing Reflections to Create Stunning Images

It can’t be denied. There’s something special about reflections that makes them a unique aspect of photography. Maybe it’s because a reflection just …

Landscape Photography

Simple Tips for Positioning Your Portrait Subject to Leverage Natural Light

When I’m on a photo shoot, I always carry two flash guns with me. However, when it’s a family outing or holiday, the flash guns are left behind in …

How to Take Interesting Photos in Uninteresting Places

Having spent the past several months traveling extensively to some pretty exciting places, coming back home to small-town suburbia was a rude …

How to use Filter Masks in Luminar for Powerful Local Adjustments

Luminar is a powerful, full-featured photo editor, with a massive array of features and editing tools. A great deal of its workflow is built around …

The Ultimate Guide to Nature and Outdoor Photography

IntroductionHigh on a ridge in the Brooks Range of Northern Alaska, I had an epiphany. It had to do with photography, sort of. Really, it had to do …

Why Every Photographer Needs a 70-200mm Lens

As photographers, some pieces of advice are universal; the same can also be said for some camera gear. The 70-200mm lens is a staple for a reason, …

Cameras

7 Tips to Get More Creative Photos of Well-Known Landmarks

Photographing landmark buildings when you visit a new place, or even places closer to home is a great way to get stand out photos. Often the …

Improve Your Composition by Changing Your Point of View

There are many rules, guidelines, suggestions, and ideas around what makes a good photographic composition. Every person has their own particular …

9 of the Best Apps to Help You Do Awesome Mobile Phone Photography

They say the best camera is the one that you have with you. Even though I love my digital SLR, quite frequently, I shoot with my smartphone. This is …

Apps

5 Lighting Setups You Can Do Using an Octabox

Choosing a lighting modifier is always tough because it’s inherently limiting. Do you go for a large soft source or something with a little more …

Landscape Photography

6 Simple Tips to Capture More Expressive Images of Your Children

Images of your children are probably THE most important images you will ever make, even if it doesn’t feel like it. But for the longest time what I …

How to Photograph Agility Events and Other Dog Sports

Humans and horses aren’t the only athletes to reach massive feats – dogs do too! From the athletic sighthounds to the driven border collies, dogs …

7 Photography Exercises To Help You Be a Better Photographer

Photography is like most other professions or hobbies in that you will improve and get better with training. But, like other skills, you need to try …

Landscape Photography

How to do Portrait Retouching With Luminar

Macphun’s Luminar is a versatile beast. While a lot is made of processing landscapes and cityscapes, you find it also happens to be a very capable …

Choosing the Correct ND Filter for Your Desired Long Exposure Photography Effects

Long exposure photography has quickly grown to become one of my favorite styles of photography and it’s quite clear by looking through the images …

12 Tips for Better Nighttime Event Photography

There’s no way around it: doing nighttime event photography is tricky. Festivals, ceremonies, parties, and parades involve fast action, difficult …

4 Tips for Low Light Photography During the Winter

With fall here and winter fast approaching as well, the sun sets earlier in the day and most of us will be confined to shooting indoors. Whether you …

5 Camera Settings Every New Photographer Needs to Know

The first time you pick up a camera it can be pretty confusing. With all the bells and whistles crammed inside even entry-level DSLRs nowadays, …

4 Tips for Beginners to Food Photography

Food photography is everywhere – restaurants, bars, advertisements, shop windows, billboards, blogs, menus, books – the list is endless. …

Video – How to Shoot Stunning Photos at Sunrise and Sunset

In another video from Practical Photography, get some really good tips on how to shoot at sunrise and sunset to get the most epic images.Follow along …

Weekly Photography Challenge – Sunrise Sunset

Shooting the sunset or sunrise is a great way to come back with spectacular images. This week it’s time to get out there at dawn or dusk and make …

5 Beginner Photography Mistakes (and How to Solve Them)

Being a beginning photographer can be tough sledding sometimes.After all, there's a lot that can go wrong and a lot of things that can frustrate you …

A Beginner's Guide to Using the Healing Brush Tool in Photoshop

One of the coolest things you can do with Photoshop is get rid of stuff you don't want in the picture fairly easily in most situations. If you're …

Tutorials

Portrait Photography: Theory, Process, Practice

In this hands on two day workshop you will produce a collection of photographs and develop and/or deepen an understanding of your artistic …

Photography

These Cool Photography Links Will Go Nicely With Your Morning Coffee

Toad Hollow Photography has been away for a few weeks and is now back with a fresh list of tutorials, special features and great photography to share …

Photography