Lisa Codd

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Special Moments You Have to Capture at Your Wedding

A trusted photographer will capture every precious moment of your big day. But when you page through your wedding album, photographers say these are the eight images you'll be <i>especially</i> glad to see.<p><b>1. You slipping into your dress.</b><p>This isn't any ol' image of you getting dressed. It means so much …

If I Were Starting My Photography Career Over Today, Here’s What I Would Tell Myself

Dear Friend,<p>Oh how life has changed in such a short number of years. When I started out in photography I was still shooting film and sending …

The Basics of Bokeh

The holiday season is upon us and Christmas lights are everywhere. What better time for capturing great bokeh shots? If you’ve never really paid …

Christmas Trees

Beginners, Try These 4 Tips to Help You Shoot Like the Pros

There exists in society an unfortunate idea that gear is the chief distinction between a professional and an amateur photographer. Sure, there may be …

Weekly Photography Challenge - Roads and Pathways

In this earlier post from this morning I share: 28 Wondrous Images of Long and Winding Roads Roads and paths are easy to find – whether you live in …

Roads

Top 5 Tips for Lighting a Wedding by Photographer Ryan Brenizer

Here’s a 10-minute video in which well-known wedding photographer Ryan Brenizer shares 5 of his top tips for lighting in wedding photography. He …

Five Common Mistakes That Make Retouched Skin Look Unnatural

Retouching skin is about detail and patience. It can be a real time consuming and can require a high level of precision to keep the natural aspect of …

Use Spot Metering for Perfect Exposure on the First Try

Ever wondered why your shots are over or under-exposed even though you have set the proper settings for the light meter readings? Pye from SLR Lounge …

10 Different Lighting Effects Using Just One Softbox

When you start out as a photographer, you probably don’t have a lot of equipment or money, so you need to come up with unique ways of using what you …

Two Quick and Easy Photoshop Head-Swapping Techniques

Sometimes you get that photo that is almost perfect. If all it takes to make it great is a little head swap, well, today is your lucky day! I’m going …

How to Create Creamy Black & White Images in Lightroom

Don’t let your black and white images fall flat. Bring out the true beauty of your photographs by adding vibrancy and creamy tones. Zach & Jody show …

Scandal Costume Designer Talks Scandal Style Secrets, Putting Kerry Washington in Color

The <i>Scandal</i> cast is back, and they’re all more gorgeous than ever! So much so that when the official fourth season cast portrait was revealed on …

Black & White Photography Techniques

Black and white photography is a rewarding and challenging field of artistic photography. Even people who don’t care about photography can find …

31 Fascinating Photography Links for Quick Inspiration

As another exciting week passes us by, Toad Hollow Photography has been seeking to find the best photography and articles to share here with …

How to Sharpen Photos using Adobe Lightroom

We all want tack-sharp images. Our cameras and lenses can only do so much for us, and once a photograph is <i>out</i> of the camera, the process of …

How to recover highlight details using luminosity masks

Slide back and forth to compare<p>Luminosity masking is a technique by which you can create layer masks from a photo based on the brightness …

7 Reasons Why Prime Lenses are Better Than Zoom Lenses to Improve Your Photography

Debates in the photography community are quite common, ranging from topics on photographic gear to brands and much more. One such never-ending debate …

How to Make Colors POP in Photoshop

This technique is perfect for a photo that is dominated by one or two Colors, especially if those Colors are complimentary.

How to use Lightroom's Spot Removal Tool

Levi Sim is passionate about making photographs and helping others make their pictures better, too. He's a full-time photographer making business …

Adobe Officially Working On Aperture to Lightroom Migration Tool, Releases Accompanying Guide

It’s been roughly a month since Apple announced it’s discontinuing its professional-level photo management and editing software, Aperture. Today, …

40 Images That Will Change Your Perception of Stock

Today marks a major milestone: 40 million images added to the Shutterstock collection! To celebrate, we’ve curated a stunning selection of imagery …

3 Tips for Perfect Skin inside Lightroom

A simple rule when enhancing skin: Don’t make it look fake.<p>Too often photographers don’t know when to stop when enhancing skin. They take the edit a …

The Art of Photographing Children

Children are the most wonderful subjects to photograph. They can make you sweat blood, stand on your head, max out every emotion of frustration, …

Our nanny, the photographer Vivian Maier

"Honestly, my reaction when this process started was, oh, they're doing a movie on my crazy nanny who I never really liked," says Joe Matthews. The nanny's name was Vivian Maier, and she looked after Joe, his sister Sarah and brother Clark in the Chicago suburbs for three years in the 1980s.<p>The …