Jared Davison

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Why Your Images Aren't Sharp (and How to Fix Them)

I don't think it's too much of a stretch to say that we all want to take photos that are sharp.The bad thing about sharpness is that a lot can go …

Landscape Photography

Pick the Best Shutter Speed, Aperture, and ISO Settings

Pick the Best Shutter Speed, Aperture and ISO Settings<p>Learn to Pick the Best Shutter Speed, Aperture, and ISO Settings for Every Occasion<p>In this clip …

Shutter Speed

Top-five photo apps for 2016

<b>Make the most of your smartphone’s camera with our top free photo apps for iOS and Android, including Instagram, Snapseed and Pixlr.</b><p>All of this …

Shooting Outdoor Extreme Sports with Hypersync Strobes

Among the myriad of technological developments in photography, high speed flash synchronization allows for the creation of photos that wasn’t …

Shutter Speed

7 Tips for Taking Better Photographs of Cars

The Rule of Equivalent Exposure (With Quick Quiz)

The camera is a fascinating tool. It’s amazing how a camera can freeze a moment in the present and lets you savour it in the future. While it may …

8 bit, 16 bit or 32 bit?

When it comes to the technology that surrounds digital photography I’m really not interested in how things work. All I want to know what things work …

Start to See Photographically In Six Easy Steps

5 Unconventional Ways to Improve Your Photography

Photography books, schools, websites, and even your local camera clubs are your main source of help when it comes to improving your craft. There is a …

Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Hands-on Review

The Basics of On-Camera Strobes for Photography Lighting

I’m using the term “on-camera” to make a distinction between portable strobes and the type of lights used primarily indoors that require a wall plug …

Cameras

Has the Death of the DSLR Been Greatly Exaggerated?

A few months ago, whilst researching my purchase of a Fuji X100s, I came across a video about that camera by renowned editorial and commercial …

Understanding Aspect Ratio

Aspect ratio is a size relationship between the long and short sides of a photo. Today's 2:3 "standard" is based on the dimensions of a 35mm negative.

Underwater photography: a beginner's guide - in pictures

Underwater photography is addictive, but there are some important rules to follow for conservation and safety reasons. Once you've mastered these basics, you can't have much more fun in the sea than this. If you'd like to share you own underwater images, you can upload them via GuardianWitness

A Camera Lens and a Smartphone Hook Up. Hilarity Ensues.

If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em: That seems to be Sony’s motto with its newest digital-imaging product, a camera that looks like a lens and …

Mobile Photography

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 …

3 Ways to Guarantee Good Exposures

There is no excuse for coming home from a photo shoot to discover that your images are over or under exposed. Your camera’s light meter will guide …

Using Off-Camera Flash with Mirrorless Cameras

If you’re looking for a great off-camera flash tutorial, look no further. Whether you use a mirrorless camera or not, photographer Joe Brady will …

4 Ways To Make Money As A Photographer

Wouldn’t it be nice to make money doing something you love – even if it were just enough to cover the costs of that hobby? I’m going to share with …

3 of My Favorite Photography Books

We are all familiar with the old refrain, “Those who can, do. Those who can’t, teach. Those who can’t teach, teach gym.” I’m still not sure about …

Digital Photography

How to Get Into Concerts as a Photographer

While entertaining, attending concerts and sports events can get pretty expensive, especially if you want good seats for photographing. On top of the …

Bad Weather = Good Light for Photographers

We’ve all sat, staring out of our window and cursing at the rain poring down or the flat, grey sky that just happened to cloud over on few hours …

Landscape Photography

These Photography Links Make The Internet a Better Place

What a wonderful week in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been very busy searching all over for the best links to tutorials, …

Weye Feye adds Wi-Fi control to your existing SLR

<b>This Wi-Fi add-on connects directly to an SLR to control camera functions through an iOS or Android device.</b><p>Wi-Fi connectivity is becoming …

Cameras

The iblazr Flash Illuminates Your Smartphone And Tablet Photos, Preventing Black Square Syndrome

A new Kickstarter project wants to let a little light shine in on your mobile photos – much more than the built-in flash on devices like the iPhone 5 can provide alone. The iblazr is an external flash that uses four high-output CREE LED lights to provide a whole lot of illumination via a small …

How to Shoot Landscapes at Sunset

Sunsets are a huge draw for landscape photographers due to the unique light at the end of the day. Not only is the colour of the light attractive but …

Instagram Secrets from a Pro Sports Photographer

Photos by Michael Zagaris and Brad Mangin<p>I am constantly preaching the power of photographing your niche, and here’s one more example of just how …

5 Reasons Why Prime Lenses Are Better Than Zoom Lenses

The debate always rages between photographers – which is better: zoom lenses, or primes? In this video from, photographer Kai W, with the help of his …

Cameras