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50 Photography Quotes to Inspire You

Famous photographers throughout history have produced some incredible images that have stood the test of time, but it’s not only their photographs …

These 30 Photography Links are Dying for Your Attention

A selection of tutorials, reviews and special features join the usual weekly list of great photography links as curated by Toad Hollow Photography. …

Landscape Photography

How to Take Beautiful Bokeh Christmas Images [With 39 Stunning Examples]

Pin It It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas… and in our forums I’ve noticed more and more great Christmas images being shared – some of which …

Secrets to Crafting Top-Quality Beauty Portraits: Studio Lighting

In this article I would like to share some of the basics and tips for those of you who enjoy shooting beauty portraits with controlled artificial …

How to Choose a Location for Your Photo Shoot

If you are the type of photographer, that like me, prefers to work outdoor rather then in a studio, the effort in choosing the right locations is …

Travel Photography: Creating Your Own Luck

So you’ve read up on the technical side of taking great photos. You know your aperture from your EXIF, and you’ve experimented with shutter speeds. …

Are you Ready to be a Wedding Photographer?

Are you Ready to be a Wedding Photographer? - some questions to ask yourself if you've been asked to photograph a wedding. Are you ready?

27 Amazing Macro Snowflake Images Shot with a DIY Camera Set Up

Photography

The Best-Selling Prints and Products of 2013, and Trends for 2014

With only a few weeks remaining in 2013, it’s time to start preparing for 2014. To help your photography business get a jump start on the new year, I …

33 Gorgeous and Informative Photography Links

Another wonderful week has passed in the world of photography and Toad Hollow Photography has been busy searching for links to tutorials, special …

How to calculate your cost of doing business

A solid grasp and understanding of your Cost of Doing Business (CODB) is a crucial business step in setting your creative and photographic fees.

Digital Photography

Tips for Setting up a Shot in Photography

When you hear the word workflow, you automatically think about the editing process. However, there is a workflow when it comes to taking photographs …

Natural Light Photography Tips

Natural lighting in photos can give off a pure vibe that artificial lighting often has trouble providing for you. There are several techniques you …

10 Tips to Motivate You out of a Photography Rut

Are all your photos starting to look the same? Break out of your photography rut and get the creative juices flowing with these 10 tips.

Techniques for Photographing Exploding Objects

Photographing objects as still lifes can be fun. Photographing exploding objects, however, can be even more fun. Conceptual photographer Dan …

Tips to Reduce Image Noise in Photography

Do you want to know the 5 tips to successfully reduce noise in images? These 5 tips will show you how you can easily and successfully reduce noise …

A Brief Guide to Color Management for Photographers

Digital photography was supposed to be simple. We take a photo, upload it to our computer, share it with friends and print it on our inkjet printer. …

Color Management

How To Save An Underexposed Photo Using Lightroom

To save an underexposed photo there are a few different things we can try from working with what we have to converting to black and white and more.

Smartphones Continue to Destroy Wedding Photography and Weddings in General

You may remember our post “The Curse of the Wedding Photography Wrecker,” which shared a KTXL FOX40 “Don’t Be That Guy” news segment showing …

Weddings

Anticipating Great Images

A contribution by Dan Bailey – author of the eBook Zen Photographer (currently 13% off at SnapnDeals here). What if you could predict the future? …

Photography

Newborn Photography Black and White Conversion in Lightroom

Introduction The Following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Preset System v5 and accompanying workshop. The Lightroom Preset System is …

5 Deadly Mistakes To Avoid When Shooting Portraits

Portrait photography is one of the most popular varieties of photography in part because it allows the photographer to be diverse, creative, and tell …

How to Use White Balance in Photography

Every digital camera has a White Balance or Automatic White Balance (AWB) setting in the camera menu. But how many of us actually use it or even know …

Light Bulbs

Matching Sunlight with Lighting Equipment for Outdoor Fashion Photography

When starting out using strobes, you might think that it’s pointless to use them outside during a sunny day. However, there are many situations that …

Tips for Better Pet Photography

For taking top-class snapshots of your pet, you don’t have to be a professional photographer. Just by keeping a few essential things in mind, you can …

Pets

Getting Great Portraits At Sunset

I try to take advantage of natural light for shooting portraits whenever I can. It’s important to recognize the ways different types of natural light …

Photography

Proven Beginner Tips for Wedding Photography

So, you’ve bought your first DSLR camera. You’ve familiarized yourself with it and are just starting to get comfortable with taking quality shots, …

How I Shot It: Food Photography

A post by freelance commercial and editorial photographer, food stylist & writer -Andrew Scrivani – one of the course presenters at next weeks …

Stunning Macro Photos of Bees Courtesy of the US Geological Survey

Once in a while we stumble across a great archive of public domain or creative commons imagery that just blows us away. Sometimes it’s historical …