Drew Whitehouse

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Nikon D810 BTS & Promo Video Roundup: Get to Know the New Nikon Shooter

There’s only so much specs, a press release and a product description will tell you. And so, since there’s still a month’s worth of time standing …

How to Fix Common Skin and Hair Issues Using Texture Grafting

From a retouching standpoint, there are few things more unpleasant or challenging than dealing with chunks of hair on the face, missing patches of …

Tutorials

How to Use Continuous Lighting: Light Sources

This is the first part of my series on continuous lighting. Here, I discuss the various types of artificial constant light sources you can use to …

LED Lighting

Sony HX20V review

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V, the latest flagship pocket compact in its High Performance range offers an all-in-one solution for travellers who …

Levitation Photography 7 Tips for Getting a Great Image

Levitation images are magical! They draw the viewer in and make them think about what’s not quite right. If you search the internet for levitation …

Photography

Experimental Photography by Xiao Yang

Love Letter, an experimental photo series.<p>Xiao Yang is a Beijing, China based photographer with a preference for night photography, light painting, …

Photography

Helpful Tutorial Breaks Down The Basics of Understanding Flash Sync Speeds

When you’re first starting to experiment with using strobes, it’s easy to get confused by all the talk of flash durations, flash sync speeds, and the …

Flash Sync Speed and High Speed Sync Explained

Getting proper exposure on both the background and subject can be tricky, even when using flashes. Part of being able to do so involves understanding …

Digital Photography

10 Portrait Tips to Take Your Photography to the Next Level

You have all the makings of a beautiful photograph: the perfect client, an overcast day for soft natural lighting and a gorgeous landscape as the …

Digital Photography

What’s In Your Camera Bag?: Sports Photographer Laura Barisonzi

<b>What’s in your camera bag?</b><br>Nikon D800 bodies, SB900 speedlights, Pocket Wizard PlusX Transceivers, Pocket Wizard Flex TT5 Transceivers, Sanyo Eneloop …

How to Find Your Photographic Niche

I’m told I give good advice. In my previous life as a lawyer, people were even known to pay a considerable amount of money for my advice. When …

Moot

After Losing Mother To Brain Cancer, Artist Finds Peace In Surreal Photography

Kirsty Mitchell, a talented photographer based in the UK, creates mystical and dream-like surreal photographs that clearly communicate her intense, …

Grab a Coffee: 32 Incredible Photography Links

It has been a terrific week in the world of photography and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching all points of the internet for the best links …

Landscape Photography

Boudoir Photography: 3 Quick Tips on Building Trust With Your Clients

Boudoir photography is not just about taking beautiful images, but it is also knowing how to make your clients <i>feel</i> beautiful. Remember that clients …

Remarkable Light Painted Portraits Created In-Camera in One Exposure

Photographer Jason D. Page raises the bar for light painting, as he draws portraits of iconic figures from the previous century. Featuring …

Tutorial: How to Easily Replicate a Photo’s ‘Look’ Using Curves

It’s happened to all of us: we’re browsing through someone’s portfolio or even just through Flickr or 500px and we come across a photograph or series …

30 Amazing Photography Links to Inspire You

As another wonderful week in the world of photography passes us by we find Toad Hollow Photography searching the internet for links to the best …

Landscape Photography

How to set up a home photo studio

While you can shoot portraits in almost any location, having your own home photo studio can makes it easier to control the lighting, background and …

Gear & Gadgets

How to Expertly Mix Strobes With Speedlights

As a portrait photographer, part of your job is to instill confidence in your clients, most of whom are relative strangers. To do this, you don’t …

Understanding Retouching: Take Advice from a Make-up Artist

Growing up with a single mother and lots of aunts, a considerable portion of my childhood was spent around women readying their faces, to face the …

Tutorials

Best lens for portraits: 5 sensibly priced options tested and rated

<i>What’s the best lens for portraits that you can buy without spending a fortune? Our friends at Photography Week recently tested five of the best</i> …

What Photographers Need to Know About Model Releases

“Do I need a model release?” It’s a simple question that is deceptively complex. Depending on how a photograph is used, a release isn’t always …

Tutorial Shows Quick, Effective Method For Managing Stray Hairs in Post

No matter who it is you’re photographing or where you’re taking their picture, it’s almost inevitable that in at least a few shots there will be some …

Trick Photography and Special Effects Ebook and Video Course | Photography Ebooks

1<p>An eBook Like No Other!<p>It comes with <i>295 pages of instruction</i>, <i>9 hours of how-to video tutorials</i>, and contains over <i>300 creative photographs</i> created by …

Tutorials

How to Do Skin Retouching in Photoshop

One of the most highly requested and simple photo touch ups requested is for blemish removal on the skin. Whether this is acne, freckles, or just …

Tutorials

Shoot stunning vacation photographs

We all love vacation. It's a time to relax and enjoy the things we love most. For many, that means lying around doing nothing, or perhaps reading a …

Eiffel Tower

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How To Sharpen Eyes In Your Portraits To Make Them Pop

When looking at portraits, we have a tendency to look at the eyes first. We can't help it, it's part of human nature. This is why I personally …

Photography

7 Essential Accessories for Every New Camera

Great camera… yeah… it was the camera.<p>There is a common debate among photographers that starts with, “The gear doesn’t make you a better …

Landscape Photography

What Photographers Should Know About Daylight When Shooting Outdoors

Light, as we know, is fundamental to the photographer, combined with shade, it is the main requirement to create an image. For those of us that …

Landscape Photography