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Classical Posing and Portrait Lighting Photography Techniques

Mastery of portrait photography entails knowledge of lighting and posing techniques. In this video, renowned photography instructor Frank Dispensa …

Learn How to Use the Sharpening Tools in Lightroom

There’s no question that Lightroom is a powerful piece of photo processing software, but due to that power sometimes it’s not as easy to wrap our …

Tutorials

Leica M Mini Teased on Leica’s Website, Announcement Coming on June 11th

The iPad mini and the Mac mini. Those are two “minified” products Apple has released to give its customers a choice for products that are cheaper and …

How the New National Geographic Cover was Captured with James Cameron

Many people might know James Cameron only as the lauded director of Titanic, Avatar, and the Terminator movies, but his otherworldly adventures …

Jane Goodall

7 Tips for Photographing Strangers

Approaching strangers to make their photographs is something I’m often asked about. There is a lot of curiosity about how to ask someone you don’t …

Landscape Photography

Dear Model: Posing Tips for How to Look Your Best in Photographs

Dear (new’ish) Model,<p>My name is Other Model. I have spent the last couple of years finding out a few things that I wish I’d known from the start. …

Portraits of Angelina Jolie Captured by Brad Pitt

It is a little known fact that Brad Pitt can hold his own behind a camera. Not just any camera, mind you, but an old school film model. A November …

Quick Fix To Making Your RAW Photos Look Better

Shooting photos in RAW is the choice of most professionals. Unfortunately, we all know that once you import those photos into Lightroom, the vibrant …

Tutorials

Portrait Tips and Techniques by Wayne Radford

Facial Recognition<p>In this ebook, you will find information on how to fine-tune and simplify the essential skills necessary for quality portraiture. …

eBooks

These Awesome Photography Links Will Make You Waste Some Serious Time

We've seen an incredible week in the wide world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been very busy searching online for the best material …

Landscape Photography

Snaps by Elliott Erwitt – review

Once, when asked about the playfulness of many of his images, Elliott Erwitt replied: "I'm not a serious photographer like many of my contemporaries. …

Hear What It’s Like to Serve as an Official White House Photographer

As a followup to our post earlier today about former White House photographer Eric Draper’s work, here’s an interesting and relevant 17-minute-long …

Tips for Capturing Better Landscape Photos

Regardless if you’re new to photography or a seasoned pro, for many of us, our first love is landscape photography. There’s just something so magical …

Landscape Photography