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15 Affordable Items That Can Make a Difference with Your Photography

Photographers often fixate on the big-ticket items such as the big camera or lens. And while those items can make a big difference in our …

Five Reasons Why Your Lenses Are More Important Than Your Camera

Various lenses with different physical and relative aperture sizes.<p>If you’ve gotten a hold of an interchangeable lens camera of some sort, then you …

How To Make Snow in Photoshop with Custom Brushes

Setting aside the runny noses, forget the frozen fingers and the frostbitten toes, and the winter season can lend itself to some pretty magical …

Graphics

Love Sick: An Incredibly Creative Medical-Themed Pre-Wedding Shoot

“Don’t be afraid to be different.” That is the moral of this video. Usually you save the moral for the end, but it is stated, restated and …

10 Useful and Free Android Apps for Photographers

The smartphone is slowly becoming an invaluable tool for a photographer thanks to a growing number of photography apps that make use of its hardware …

What Do All These Camera Modes Mean?

The mode dial on a modern camera usually includes a bewildering number of letters and icons. I can never remember what 90% of those modes do, and …

How to Get Amazing Images from Shadows (15 Awesome Examples)

Photographing shadows is often overlooked as a creative subject for our photography, and we can understand why. Any photographer, or photographic …

Backlight: Weekly Photography Challenge

This week we explored the technique of back lighting subjects in a blog post so thought it might make a good challenge topic. Backlighting is …

Landscape Photography

Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts

Recently I was helping a photographer who had just switched from Elements to Photoshop 6. She was looking to streamline her editing and asked about …

Nokia Syncs Flashes with the Lumia 1020 for Full-On Professional Studio Shoot

As the battle for cameraphone supremacy rages on, companies want to win over amateur and professional shooters alike. That’s not to say that Nokia or …

Nikon Files Patent for an Interchangeable Sensor Camera

The big camera companies get criticized fairly often for failing to innovate, but Nikon at least has been giving us a lot to write about recently in …

How to Create Reflections in Photoshop

Great reflections can really make an image. The problem is, that like buses, there is never one when you need one. Of course these days it is …

The Art of Color Processing eBook | A Guide to Creative Development in the Digital Darkroom

1<p>Digital Darkroom Retouching Tips<p>In The Art of Color Processing: A Guide to Creative Development in the Digital Darkroom I also discuss the history …

Waste Some Time With These 34 Great Photography Links

Join us as we check out this weeks list of epic photography links, curated by Toad Hollow Photography. This edition features a pair of tutorials, an …

What Camera Filters Do You REALLY Need?

In the days of film, filters were often regarded as essential tools for the photographer. These days, the likes of Photoshop and the use of third …

An Introduction to the Inverse Square Law

I don’t know about you, but I was never much of a math student. I needed a tutor in high school for both geometry and physics. I chose a double major …

Portrait Lighting Setups Using One Light and Mirrors

If you think that professional-grade portrait lighting can only be achieved with multiple light sources, think again. Photographer Jay P. Morgan …

Lighting Ratios for Portrait Photography

In portrait photography, lighting ratios are comparisons of the main light in a photo to the lesser light that fills in the shadows. This main light …

How to Create Industrial Portraits in Harsh Sunlight

Blazing sun in the middle of the day is not the kind of light source that photographers dream of. The high, harsh light casts dark, unflattering …

New York City Photographed Through a Glass Prism

“NYC Prism” is a project by New York City-based photographer Allen Skyy Enriquez (AKA The Zartorialist) that offers an unusual view of The Big Apple. …

How to Use Leading Lines for Better Compositions

Leading lines refers to a technique of composition where the viewer of your photos attention is drawn to lines that lead to the main subject of the …

5 DIY Photography Projects to Save You Money

Professionals and hobbyists alike realize that photography equipment is expensive. The high costs of gear and accessories is a fact of life for pros …

Basic Lighting for Portrait Photography

Lighting can be one of the most challenging aspects of photography, but something every photographer should strive to learn more about, no matter …

17 Superb Self-Portraits by Millie Robertson

Millie Robertson is a 16-year-old photographer currently living in Yorkshire, England. She is mainly inspired by the music she listens to and the …

This Many Great Photography Links May Cause Lightheadedness

What an exciting week in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching high and low for the best links to tutorials, …