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21 Amazing Photographs of Borneo

Borneo

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

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 …

Landscape Photography

Canon Introduces a Virtual DSLR Website to Help Beginners Learn the Basics

If you’re just starting out in photography, there are a lot of resources out there to help you understand the basics before you just jump in. And …

These Two Simple Elements Can Improve Your City Photography Compositions

We've all been there at some point or another – how do you find a different way to shoot a well-photographed subject?<p><b>Reflections & distortions</b> can …

Landscape Photography

Learning to See, Part X

The limitations in your photography are in yourself. –Ernst Haas Diagonal lines, as we learned in our entry, are the subliminal connectors that keep …

Photography

Getting off Auto - Manual, Aperture and Shutter Priority modes explained

You may have heard that once you get a DSLR you need to learn to shoot in manual and only ever use that mode. That if you are using the Aperture or …

Cameras

Fashion a Mold to Cast Your Own Canon Shutter Release Cable Connectors

Here’s something that may not be relevant to most of you, but if you enjoy dabbling in do-it-yourself gear hacks you might find it interesting. …

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

How to Take Great Portraits Outdoors

Have you ever taken a picture outside only to realize afterward that the sky is white instead of blue? Or the subject of your image is too dark? Or …

Top 10 Steps to Become a Photographer

Let’s face it: it’s tough to be a photographer. You face adversity every day – if not from critics, clients, or conditions, then from yourself. To …

How to Create a Great Portrait with Minimal Equipment

Equipment has always been at the center of the professional photographer’s world. More and more, it feels like a mad rush to accumulate the best …

Photography

Useful Photography Tip #41: Keep Learning

My earliest knowledge of photography comes from books and magazines. I am a self taught photographer. This was not by choice, it was more of an …

"Moon Games" is a Creative Series of Pictures Showing People Interacting with the Moon

“Paint the Moon”<p>One day some six years ago, hobby astrophotographer Laurent Laveder from France was chatting with his wife Sabine about his work, and …

How to Use Sunset Light to Light Portraits

Sunset is arguably the most beautiful time of day for portrait light. But you don’t want to simply take your subject outside and start shooting. Take …

Digital Photography

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

Aperture: Get Creative

Focusing on Aperture<p>The primary purpose of the aperture setting is to regulate the amount of light that passes through the lens. Along with the …

Useful Photography Tip #16: Keep a Polarizer Filter Handy

I am the type of person who tries to keep a camera with them at all times. You never know when a good photo opportunity is going to present itself. …

The Basics of Photography: A for Aperture

Today we start our new series entitled <i>The Basics of Photography</i>. The series is aimed at the aspiring amateur photographer who desires to learn more …

Cameras

How to Shoot Street Photography with a DSLR

It’s no secret, I love small cameras for street photography. The Fuji X100 retaught me how to do it and the Olympus EP3 is perhaps a game changer in …

The Top 12 Keys to Creativity For Photographers

<i>Manipulation is the brother of creativity.</i> – Michael Michalko<p>Standing out among the ever-increasing number of photographers is becoming increasingly …

Creativity

Wide-Angle Photography: Broaden Your Horizons

Digital cameras and zoom lenses go hand in hand. When shopping for your new camera, chances are one of the first features the salesperson mentioned …

How to Photograph Waterfalls (With 9 Amazing Examples)

Waterfalls are a hugely popular subject among photographers and one that can produce some spectacular results. If the popularity of waterfall …

Landscape Photography

3 Ways to get Better Control of Autofocus

In this post, Steve Berardi from PhotoNaturalist talks about three ways to get better control of autofocus. Sometimes autofocus can be really …

Digital Photography

Light Stalking Photography Community Blog

When I first started out on this road of endless expense that is photography I spent many hours musing over the merits of black & white. There is no …

Applying the Rule of Thirds in Your Photography

New photographers are taught the rule of thirds as one of the first guidelines toward making exciting pictures. This is a technique in which a …

Landscape Photography

Exposure Bracketing: What Every Good Photographer Should Know

There aren’t many sure things in life. No matter how diligently we plan, regardless of how much effort we put forth, there are simply going to be …

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