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8 Reasons Why You Should Photograph Against the Light

A common belief in photography is that your subject should be perfectly lit from the front to capture good photographs. While it may be true in many …

Andy Ricker on Thailand's regional cuisine

Jane and Michael Stern visit Jerry's Drive-In

529: Beer Profiles

Round 1, Day 1 Photo Gallery

Todoist Next: Awesome Update to an Already Great Task Management Update

I very rarely use the word ‘awesome’ here – especially in post titles – but in this case I just couldn’t resist. <b>Todoist</b> is an outstanding task management app for the iPad and across many other platforms. Its latest update, issued yesterday, brings powerful new collaboration and sharing features, …

Every kid needs a champion | Rita Pierson

Juan Enriquez: Your online life, permanent as a tattoo

Propaganda: Excellent

Sonically, this stings driven album displays very unique blend of backwoods blues with some California sunshine that is very hard to categorize. With …

When To Shoot Black And White

When I first started out on this road of endless expense that is photography I spent many hours musing over the merits of black & white. There is no …

Lens Hoods: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know

Phil Steele recently released a good video on the topic of Lens Hoods that I thought readers might enjoy. It covers everything from the why, when, …


Exposure Bracketing: What Every Good Photographer Should Know

There aren’t many sure things in life. No matter how diligently we plan, regardless of how much effort we put forth, there are simply going to be …

Tips for Capturing Better Landscape Photos

Regardless if you’re new to photography or a seasoned pro, for many of us, our first love is landscape photography. There’s just something so magical …

Using the Sun As A Compositional Element

For the most part, as photographers, we avoid shooting into the sun for fear that we’ll get some unsightly flaring. The sun DOES present some …

Landscape Photography

Photographs of Ocean Waves Captured With a Long Lens and Slow Shutter

Photographer David Orias of Santa Barbara, California photographs waves with a slow shutter speed, capturing their movement, color, and power as they …

20 Great Pictures of Baseball Fields

Baseball season will be beginning soon, and if you get a chance to attend a game, you’ll have plenty of time to practice taking pictures while …

Top 15 Photoshop Tools Every Photographer Should Know

Photoshop is a magnificent tool that can help you save time and money by editing images in an efficient manner. Unfortunately, the learning curve for …

Converting Images to Black and White Properly

by: David Wahlman of Wahlman Photography Recently I was asked about the process of converting images to black & white; namely when to know the image …

Camera Support Tips for Sharp and Clear Photography

At one point or another all of us have probably heard something to the effect that using a tripod is the best way of getting clear, sharp photos. …

Freeze-framed dogs - in pictures

3 Workouts to Improve your Photography

Consider applying these new workouts in your photography routine and you will improve your skills and creativity.


These Awesome Photography Links Will Make You Waste Some Serious Time

We've seen an incredible week in the wide world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been very busy searching online for the best material …


Capturing The Beauty of the Urban Landscape

As a landscape photographer, my first inclination is to march off into the wilderness and find beautiful natural settings to photograph at some …

The Cosmic Gallery - in pictures

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Photos: Sunrise at the Top of the Burj Khalifa

On a recent trip to Dubai, I woke up early to go watch the sun rise from the top of the Burj Al Khalifa, the world's tallest building. You'll spy all sorts of United Arab Emirates landmarks, including the Dubai Mall, the world's largest.

44 Trofeo Princesa Sofia