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Andrew Miller’s 2017 WSSF Photo Slideshow

From <b>Andrew Miller:</b><p>It was an honor to be one of five finalists hand picked from a field of hundreds of entrants to present a nine minute slideshow of …

Whistler, BC

10 Rules to Follow When Composing a Photo

You can have the most stunning subject to photograph in the most gorgeous lighting, but if you don't take care to compose the shot well, no amount of …

How To Stand Out Among 2.6 Billion Photographers

Do you have the feeling that, nowadays, almost everyone is taking photos? Not even that long ago, photography was much more exclusive.<p>Despite the …

Street Photography

A Photographer's Guide to Norway

Today, we are going to take a look at perhaps, one of the world’s most photogenic countries – Norway. From modern and thriving cities, to pretty …

A New Photographer’s Guide to Composition

It’s easy to be swept away by the technical demands most DSLR cameras require. But as a new photographer, it’s critical that you develop your …

Seven Ways to Improve the Composition of Your Black and White Landscape Photos

One of the biggest challenges you face when making black and white landscape photos is understanding how a scene you see in color will come out in …

How to Crop Portraits: An Essential Guide

As you've come along on your photographic journey, you've no doubt tackled many of the important elements of creating a good portrait.Lighting, …

How to Properly Hold a Camera

When taking pictures, one of the biggest frustrations one can experience is camera shake, which often happens as a result of the way the camera is …

RAW Photo Workflow In Lightroom, Part Four: Finely-Tuned Details

In the previous article in this series, we talked about developing a general approach to working creatively with your images, about discerning …

Photography in the Fog

Fog can be one of the most beautiful weather phenomena, but it can be surprisingly difficult to photograph. The light levels are misleading and …

Introduction to Infrared Photography

Infrared, or “IR” photography, offers photographers of all abilities and budgets the opportunity to explore a new world – the world of the unseen. …

3 (More) Ways To Stack Images for Photos With the Wow Factor

In a previous article, I discussed 4 ways to stack images in order to get better results. That's not all, however. There are more things that you can …

How to Create a Strong Focal Point and Manage Attention Inside Your Photos

Focal point is a term that photographers and photography blogs throw around continually. “Create a focal point,” it’s said, “it should be the first …

What are Smart Objects in Photoshop CC and How to Use Them in Your Photo Editing

A very powerful and yet often forgotten function within Photoshop CC are Smart Objects. Smart Objects were originally created for graphic design use …

This is Why You Should Post-Process Your Photography

I took the best photo of my life today. I came down from the mountain and loaded it up on my computer. When I brought the photos up on my screen, …

Keeping Your Camera Steady

Photographer Ralph Clevenger (with wife Mary Jane Headlee) shooting from the open sunroof of a Range Rover, using the tripod spread across the roof …

The Rule of Thirds

It is the most ubiquitous rule in all of photography. The rule of thirds can be applied to virtually any type of photo, from a portrait to a …

How to Buy a Flash: a Photographer's Guide

Buying a flash for many photographers is pretty complicated. It’s simple enough for most people to understand megapixels, RAW, etc because camera …

15 of the Most Popular Landscape Photography Articles of 2016

Landscape photography is a popular genre for many photographers, especially beginners. But doing it well does have its challenges. Here are some of …

Using Previsualization to Create Remarkable Photographs

Your first shots in your photographic journey were probably taken because you had the camera in your hand and the scene in front of you looked great. …

50 Things You Need to Remember When Shooting a Landscape Photograph

Landscape is one of the great tests of the photographer. It's also one of the most enjoyable hobbies that anybody can take up. But there is a lot to …

22 Tips for Creating Better Photographs When You Don’t Have a Clue

We've all been through this situation. You are in a place with so much going on, with a lot of people and activity. Your camera is in your hand, and …

5 Things Photographers Should Not Do

Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutes<p>Feeling lazy to read?<br>Let Sarah read it out for you.<p>Photography is an art that is not made for artists. Being a …

It’s All in the Details: How to Train Your Photographer’s Eye

It’s easy to be presented with a scene and take in the totality of it rather than focusing on the details. We see the landscape before us, not the …

4 Great Insider Tips For Using Artificial Lighting In Photography

Your Guide To Using Artificial Lighting In Photography<p>Photography, as any other discipline, presents constant challenges. This is due to settling …

Six Essential Camera Settings for Landscape Photographers

Sunset at Tenaya Lake, Yosemite. It’s important to check the red channel in the histogram when photographing warm, saturated colors like this.Every …

Gear of the Year 2016 - Barney's choice: Nikon D500

From almost the minute it was announced, somewhat incongruously, at the Consumer Electronics Show in January (well, it does have a touchscreen, I …

Stop Searching The Net. We've Got ALL The Photography You Need Here

Toad Hollow's Photography Links Roundup Is Here!<p>As another week rolls past us in the world of photography, here we find Toad Hollow Photography …

Create Perfect Portraits in Lightroom Using These 6 Classic Retouch Techniques

With portraiture, what you see is not always what you want to get. Even the very best portrait with the perfect model will often need some form of …