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How to Increase Your Skills and Profit with Personal Photography Projects

Be it commercial clients, wedding clients, portrait clients, or boudoir clients, we need to book clients to pay our bills; it’s just a fact. …

31 Beautiful Photography Links That Will Delight You

With another wonderful week in the wide world of photography passing us by once again, we find Toad Hollow Photography searching points high and low …

Photography

6 Lighting Tutorials from Joe McNally

At the time of writing this post it is a gorgeous spring day and I have no doubt our readers are out shooting and enjoying it. If you have opted to …

Learn to See Photographically With These 4 Tips

Perhaps one of the biggest challenges in becoming a proficient photographer is learning to see the creative possibilities of the scene in front of …

How to Recreate These 3 Popular Photographic Filters in Photoshop

‘The best laid plans of mice and men' as the old adage goes – how many times have you set you camera up to take that spectacular scene in front of …

Graphics

5 tips for capturing awesome shots in the sun

MATADOR AMBASSADOR and professional surf photographer Chris Burkard gives 5 tips for shooting in the sun. All in just over 2 minutes. Here are the …

3 Tips for Taking Portraits that Reflect the Character and Spirit of your Subject

A Guest contribution by Hailey Bartholomew from You Can’t Be Serious. 1. Do Something Who are you photographing? If you don’t know them well, find …

How to Capture the Perfect Photograph

As artists, we see the beauty in the everyday. It isn’t easy to portray that beauty in an image. Getting what we see in our mind’s eye into the final …

Landscape Photography

Understanding Exposure Value in Photography

Before explaining <i>Exposure Value</i> (EV for short), it helps to know what <b>Light Value</b> (LV, for short) means. When you find something (whether it’s a …

Balancing Flash and Ambient Light Using an Incident Light Meter

Balancing Flash and Ambient Light Using an Incident Light Meter - step by step help on how to set up and use an incident light meter to balance …

Everything You Need to Know About White Balance

The color of light can vary enormously, and this can have a big impact on the way your photographs look. From photographing in sunlight to shooting …

Landscape Photography

Using Flashes to Create Light That Looks Natural

Back in college, I was taught there were two ways to light a subject with strobes or flashes. You can make the light part of the story of the image, …

Natural Light

Metering Modes and How Your Camera Meter Works

en_US<p>article<p>Metering Modes and How Your Camera Meter …

Simple Ways to Use Your Flash by Joe McNally

In a recent podcast with Joe McNally, he mentioned a few simple techniques that will be further explored at his upcoming Photoshop World …

4 Lenses Every DSLR Owner Should Snag

As I sit here cleaning and organizing my lens collection, I’m thinking about which lenses are the foundation of my photography. Sometimes for …

We've Updated Our Best Budget Lens Guide

One of our most popular posts is our best budget lens guide. And it’s received not only an overhaul but updates. Additionally, we’ve added Fujifilm …

The Ultimate Guide to Going Pro as a Photographer

en_US<p>article<p>The Ultimate Guide to Going Pro as a Photographer<p>https://digital-photography-school.com/ultimate-guide-going-pro-photographer/<p>Digital …

Readers' most hated online dating cliches

<b>January is a boom month for online dating, but certain irksome recurring phrases might put off potential mates.</b><p>A Magazine article listing 20 cliches people write on their profiles attracted a huge response from readers.<p>Here are a few of the most unpopular expressions.<p>"Looking to make friends"<p>Olive …

Relationships

20 online dating cliches - and what they really mean

<b>January is a boom month for the online dating industry as millions turn to the internet to find love. But composing a profile that makes you sound fascinating and unique is harder than it sounds.</b><p>Post-Christmas to the Wednesday after Valentine's Day is the peak season for dating websites, according …

Relationships

What Your Online Dating Profile Picture Says About Your Chances Of Getting Laid

January 2nd is apparently the busiest day of the year for online dating, since everyone is heading back to work resolved to procrastinate at their …

FoodPorn on Twitter: "Three Cheese Stuffed Shells http://t.co/3FxKjOgNGp"

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Weekend Challenge: Hip Crossover

Work your abs in a new way for a flatter stomach<p><i>Join the</i> Women's Health <i>Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Check out our Facebook page every weekend and challenge yourself to try a new exercise. Thousands of women already have. Join them,</i> …

Makeup Tricks for Dark Circles and Tired Eyes

<b>Camouflage with Highlighter</b><br>As much as we like to think of concealer as the “holy grail” of makeup, sometimes it needs a little help. Apply a shimmery highlighter under the eyes on top of your concealer to truly banish those dark circles.<p><b>Use White Eye Shadow</b><br>Dabbing white or light cream eye shadow in …

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Obsessed: ModelCo Cheek & Lips

I believe in blush. I believe it is an instant transformer and can take your skin from a dull, zombie-ashen pallor to a “haaaaay, I’m just back from …