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30 Amazing Photography Links to Tutorials, Special Features and Great Photography

With another very exciting week passing us by in the world of photography, Toad Hollow Photography has been actively searching all corners of the …

Psychology: A simple trick to improve your memory

Want to enhance your memory for facts? Tom Stafford explains a counterintuitive method for retaining information.<p>If I asked you to sit down and remember a list of phone numbers or a series of facts, how would you go about it? There’s a fair chance that you’d be doing it wrong.<p>One of the interesting …

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Photographers Share About How They Overcame Their Greatest Fears

Everyone has fears, even the most successful photographers in the business. The key to overcoming those fears is to manage them rather than spending …

How to Capture a Complex 5-Light Beer Bottle Product Shot from Start to Finish

Have you ever wondered how those beautiful beer bottle ads in magazines are shot? Product photography is one of the more complicated genres out …

A Rundown of Common ‘Tricks of the Trade’ Used by Professional Product Photographers

A few days ago we shared a handy tutorial on how to properly light and capture a professional product shot of bottle, complete with a few neat …

Single Image Star Trails – a Powerful Technique to Create Star Trails in Minutes Using Phototoshop

If you are reading this, you must be among those who have a special place in their hearts for stars, galaxies and the wonders of the universe. With …

Photography

'Tile,' The Gadget That Makes Sure You Never Lose Anything Ever Again, Is Now On Sale To The Public

Imagine tapping into a large group of strangers to help you track down a stolen bike.<p>After months of hype, a company called Tile has this week started shipping a device that can help you do just that. (You can buy Tiles here.)<p>Just attach the $25 device to an object, and your smartphone will find it …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Tutorial: How to Pick the Best Focal Length When Capturing Landscapes

Put together by photographer Steve Perry, the video tutorial above shares a collection of useful tips, advice and examples that help explain how to …

Video: Useful Tips for Buying Second-Hand Lenses

When it comes to buying glass, deciding what you want and how much you’re willing to spend can be difficult even in the best of conditions. So, …

Canary aims to be home security for the rest of us

There’s a likable trend brewing. Affordable home automation used to be complicated and the equipment was generally ugly. Nest made the humble thermostat both smart and beautiful, Jawbone made door locks smart and iPhone-controlled, and now a new Indiegogo project Canary aims to do the same for home …

Fuji X-T1 Review

How the Fujifilm X-T1 Shocked Me: A Quick Hands-On Overview

When Fuji announced the Fuji X-T1, it didn’t take long to get my attention. Just as the camera went on sale, the lovely people at Fujifilm asked me …

Rapatronic Camera: An Atomic Blast Shot at 1/100,000,000th of a Second

This is a photo of an atomic bomb milliseconds after detonation, shot by Harold ‘Doc’ Edgerton in 1952 through his Rapatronic (Rapid Action …

Selling Fine Art Photography Tip #4: Peter Carroll on Striving for the Best Quality Print

<i>This is the fourth blog post in a series from our newest guide</i> Selling Fine Art Photography<i>. Download it here.</i><p>In October 2010, Peter Carroll …