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Aspect Ratio: What it is and Why it Matters

This article is written by Andrew S. Gibson, the author of Square. Today I’d like to draw your attention to an area of composition that you might not …

Digital Photography

5 Important Components of a Powerful Image

An award winning travel photographer names his 5 most important factors that contribute to powerful images.

Photography

Minimalist Photography ~ 4 Tips To Keep It Simple With A Maximum Impact

Minimalism is a very subjective concept in the art world. The Webster dictionary defines it as follows: A style or technique that is characterized by …

Learning From My Mistakes: 5 Okay Shots That Could Have Been Great

I am incredibly lucky. It’s taken me a decade, but I have built a portrait photography business that depends solely on word-of-mouth marketing and …

Photography

How To Take Professional Quality Portrait Photography

Portraiture can be one of the most satisfying forms of photography for an enthusiastic amateur. The tips below can be of use whether you are using a …

A Stack of Photography Links That Just Plain Rock

Join us once again as we enjoy this list of links from Toad Hollow Photography that shares the best tutorials, reviews, special features, …

Landscape Photography

95 Amazing Photography Links

It's been a really exciting week in the world of photography and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching everywhere for the very best links to …

Photography

10 Simple Yet Effective Photography Tips

<b>1. Move closer to your subject.</b> Nothing kills a photo quicker than a distracting background. If you have a great background try bringing the subject …

Street Photography

How to Jumpstart Your Photography With Self Assignments

As photographers who wish to improve our art, chances are we always looking for opportunities to practice our craft. The problem is, our practice …

hobbyist

Useful Photography Tip #58: Develop Your Eye

We often talk about cameras, lenses and lighting but rarely do we talk about what’s behind them–your eye. Not the organ, no, the part of your mind …

Save Time with Batch Exposure Blending

A Guest Post by Nick Rains. Do you ever shoot a bunch of exposure-bracketed shots and then never get around to blending them together? Maybe you …

Tutorials

Review: Shooting Stars - How to Photograph the Moon and Stars With Your DSLR by Phil Hart

<i>Shooting Stars – How to Photograph the Moon and Stars With Your DSLR</i> by Phil Hart is a complete guide to taking amazing photos of the night sky. If …

Landscape Photography

A Simple 3 Step Culling Workflow: The “Editing Out” Culling System

Introduction This tutorial has been transcribed from the SLR Lounge Lightroom 4 Workshop on DVD, a 14 hour Lightroom 4 A – Z guide with over 130 …

Tutorials

Making a Living as a New Professional Photographer

The decision to make the transition from hobbyist to professional photographer is a difficult one. While most people start their professional …

My Most Common Portrait Mistake

We all make mistakes. Even the best photographers I know make a mistake now and then. And usually, we all have one we can’t get seem to stop making. …

Light Painting Part One - the Photography

I teach a night photography class and I find that many people who’ve never tried it imagine it to be a lot harder than it really is to get …

Photography

10 Shortcuts of the Commonly Used Features in the Library Module of Lightroom 4

en_US<p>article<p>Introduction This tutorial has been transcribed from the SLR Lounge Lightroom 4 Workshop on DVD, a 14 hour Lightroom 4 A – Z guide with …

Tutorials

Why a 50mm Lens is your new Best Friend

You may have heard the term “Nifty Fifty“ before. If you haven’t, it is usually a reference to the Canon 50mm f1.8 lens. But for the purpose of this …

A Complete Guide to Star Trailing

Ever see those pictures where the stars streak across the sky in a big arc? Or maybe the whole sky looked like it was spinning? What you saw was star …

How to Photograph Landscapes

You might be wondering how the beautiful landscape photographs shown in magazines are shot. The colors are so vibrant and the compositions are always …

6 Photography Rules You Shouldn't Feel Guilty About Breaking

Whenever we first set out to learn something we usually are forced to learn the rules of that particular activity before we’re allowed to fully …

Travel Photography ~ Think Outside The Postcard When Photographing Famous Landmarks

How many of you have found yourselves in front of an iconic landmark and felt discouraged because every possible shot had already been made by …

Photography

Digital Camera Maintenance and Care Tips

A digital camera is a sensitive device. As such, it needs to be cleaned and cared for so it will always be on optimum performance. Proper maintenance …

Quick Tutorial on Removing Red Fill Light from Concert Photos in Lightroom

After posting a before-and-after of a concert photo she had taken and edited in Lightroom, photographer Kohl Murdock received several requests to …

10 Tips To Get Over Photographer’s Block

Going through a creative rut can be frustrating, and sometimes scary, but it is usually temporary. Photographer’s block can happen to you at any …

Photography

A Guide for Using Shallow Depths in Landscape Photography

One of our writers, Christopher O’Donnell, has released an awesome ebook titled <i>The Art of Bokeh: A Guide to Using Shallow Depths in Landscape</i> …

Landscape Photography