john nelson

42 Added | 1 Magazine | 22 Following | 1 Follower | @eezee | Keep up with john nelson on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “john nelson”

How North Dakota Plans To Become The Drone Capital Of America

We chat with Al Palmer, director for the Center for UAS Research, Education and Training at the University of North Dakota, about creating a drone-friendly state.<p>In 2015, the Federal Aviation Administration will admit military, private, and commercial drones into U.S. airspace. The move could …

When and How to Use a Monopod Instead of a Tripod

In George Orwell’s seminal book Animal Farm, the animals in question stated that four legs were better than two. In this article we are going to look …

Videography

87 Photography Articles and Images To Put a Smile On Your Face

The internet is home to a terrific group of artists and bloggers creating great content on a regular basis. Toad Hollow Photography has been …

Do You Make These 5 Classic Mistakes in Macro Photography?

Delving into macro photography opens up a fascinating, sometimes strange, new world. The ultra-close up views of flowers, plants, insects, and even …

Macro Photography

The Truth About HDR Photography - Is It Really That Bad?

The Common Belief About HDR: “I don't usually like HDR images, but yours are great.”<p>This line has been repeated over and over again to HDR …

Tutorials

10 Unmissable Bird Photography Tutorials

Birds are one of those perennially popular photography subjects that just about everybody has a crack at shooting at some point or other. The only …

Grab a Coffee: Here's 85 Amazing Photography Links from Around the Internet

As another week passes us by Toad Hollow Photography has been diligently searching all over the internet for the very best links to tutorials, …

Street Photography

5 Tips for Capturing The Magic of Golden Hour Photography

One of the main things that all photographers strive for is to make their work stand out somehow. Obviously, there’s no shortage of photographers on …

The 7 Classic Pieces of Gear You Will Want After You Get a DSLR

Congratulations! You’re the proud owner of a new camera. But not just any new camera; no, not a new mobile device, not a new point and shoot — not …

These Photography Links Make The Internet a Better Place

What a wonderful week in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been very busy searching all over for the best links to tutorials, …

Santa Cruz

This is What Photographers Can Do About Unwanted Digital Image Noise

Have you ever returned from a photo shoot only to be disappointed in the results because your images lack spark? Perhaps, they had low contrast, and …

How to Make Sure You are Using Image Stabilization Correctly

A good photo isn’t automatic. It doesn’t matter how new or expensive your camera is; good shots don’t just happen because you press the shutter. …

Some Photography Articles and Images You Won't Want to Miss

The online photography community has been very busy and active lately, and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching for links to the best articles …

What Your Camera’s Auto Bracketing Feature Can Do and How to Use It

Cameras today are a marvel of modern technology, giving us beautifully exposed, wonderfully sharp images much of the time. There are times however …

Cameras

What Elements Does a Macro Photograph Need to be Considered "Good?"

Not too long ago I covered some common mistakes that aspiring macro photographers make. Hopefully at least one of those tips helped to get a few …

Landscape Photography

Best picture styles for SLRs

Picture styles are a great way to achieve different looks with video and still images. Here are some of our favourite profiles for video recording …

Pocket Filmmaker: making great holiday pocket films

You might only be using a smartphone, but you can still make sure you're taking the best video you can when you're out and about on holiday.<p><b>Welcome</b> …

Filmmaking

Corel tries to lure disgruntled Adobe users

Following protests from Adobe users over the company's move to subscription-based software, Corel is offering Adobe customers a discount on a range …

How to take sharp smartphone photos

With a few simple tips, sharp photos from your smartphone are within easy reach.<p>Struggling to get your smartphone photos looking sharp?<p>Here are a few …

Get hands on with photo gear at the Digital Playground

As part of Vivid Sydney, photographers have the chance to get their hands on a range of new cameras and accessories at this weekend's Digital …

Canon issues update to boost EOS M performance

Canon has announced a new lens for its first interchangeable lens camera, as well as a new firmware update that promises faster AF speeds from the …

Samsung Galaxy NX Android-based camera leaked

A new Android-based interchangeable lens camera from Samsung is all but confirmed, according to leaked images and specifications.<p><b>A new Android-based</b> …

The art of peeping: photography at the limits of privacy

New York photographer Arne Svenson snapped his neighbours in their homes without permission – and has just won a court case under his First Amendment rights. Should snooping be allowed in the name of art?<p>"It's just plain creepy!" "This guy should be arrested." "He's a peeping Tom with a camera." …

Photo site Snapjoy to close after Dropbox acquisition

Photo storage site Snapjoy will shut its doors at the end of July, following its acquisition by Dropbox.<p><b>Snapjoy, we hardly knew you.</b><p>Snapjoy had a …

Fujifilm X-M1: pros and cons, how-to, news and more - CNET

Great photos for the money<p>Lori Grunin July 26, 2013<p>Fujifilm brings its interchangeable-lens camera line down another price notch with the addition of …

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II: pros and cons, how-to, news and more - CNET

The best enthusiast compact to date<p>Lori Grunin August 29, 2013<p>I'm a believer.<p>When Sony swapped the 1-inch standard CMOS of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 …

Best Compact Cameras for 2018

$1,334.00 at Becextech Australia<p>See it<p>CNET's Rating<p>9 Design<br>• 8 Features<br>• 8 Performance<br>• 8 Image qual.<p>With its APS-C sensor and a fixed 35mm-equivalent …