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Revealed: The 20 cheapest European cities for an autumn break

National Geographic Travel

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 …

40 Tips to Take Better Photos

<b>Many years ago when I was a starry-eyed undergrad I would ask every photographer I came across the same question:</b><p>“How do I take better photos?”<p>I was …

The Art of the Headshot: How to Shoot Perfect Portraits

Portrait photographer Peter Hurley gave this talk at the recent Google+ Photography Conference in SF. His training on headshots have made quite a …

A Beginner's Guide to Colour Temperature

Lord Kelvin, AKA William Thomson has a lot to answer for. It was this Glasgow University based physicist that developed the scale of measuring …

7 Unmissable Tips for Better Flower Photos

People and flowers are two of the most frequently photographed subjects. That’s not a groundbreaking revelation, and it makes sense given that …

Landscape Photography

Top 5 Photography Tips to Improve Your Photos

One of the easiest ways to improve your photography is by taking photos of interesting subjects. Of course, you can take great creative photos of …

Landscape Photography

4 Essential Ingredients for Great Landscape Photographs

When you are out in the field and you’re not sure if your the image you are making is any good, go through this quick mental checklist to see if your …

How to Capture Authentic Emotion in Portrait Photography

If you shoot portraits on a regular basis, I’m sure you have an informal checklist of sorts that you consult — at least mentally — both before and …

Photography

Tips for Using Contrast in Photography

Good photography depends far more on skill than it does gear. Good cameras don’t guarantee great photographs, and several professional photographers …

Landscape 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. …

How To Shoot Amazing Photographs Indoors With Nothing But Window Light

For some photos, nothing beats the natural beauty of ambient light. When used correctly natural light can create soft portraits that bring out great …

The Basics of Photography: D for Dynamic Range

In photography, Dynamic Range is the amount of visible detail that can be seen or recovered between the lightest part of a photograph and the …

10 Ways Photography Can Change Your Life (It Changed Mine)

I have always been interested in photos. When I was younger, I used to pore through drawers of photos and photo albums that my parents made, looking …

8 Common Landscape Photography Mistakes Beginners Make

If you are interested in landscape photography I'm sure you have read lots of “how to improve…” type articles, which are all useful in their own way. …

Family Portraits Dos and Don'ts

Pin It For a photographer, skills in family portraits are essential and are usually the bread and butter for up and coming photographers. Looking at …

5 Ways to Find a New Topic for a Photography Project and Beat "Photographer's Block"

It’s a well-documented ‘fact’ that writers encounter writer’s block. Photographers also run into that creative wall and it can be very discouraging …

Street Photography

Photographic Composition: 4 Tips to Improve Impact

The art of composition is the creation of a visually compelling picture—a picture that evokes the interest of the viewer. Composition is a key …

Landscape Photography

Understanding Evaluative Metering on Your EOS Camera

Photo by Flickr user MiNe By Andrew S. Gibson – the author of Understanding Exposure: Perfect Exposure on Your EOS Camera (currently 36% off at …

Long Term Review: Nikon 35mm f1.8 G

It has been a long, uncanny road with this lens. I have had it since 2009. The AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G was the first lens I purchased beyond the …