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10 Tips and Tricks for Making Difficult Selections in Photoshop

If you’re just starting out in Photoshop and would like to learn the art of making difficult selections to isolate things in photos, check out this …

Emotional Impact of Color in Landscape Photography - Part 1

What goes into creating an emotionally compelling color landscape photograph? Certainly, subject matter is very important, as well as composition and …

Landscape Photography

A Simple Guide to the ‘Desaturated Urban Look’ in Lightroom

The ‘desaturated urban look’ is incredibly popular these days, especially among rooftoppers and other city photographers who want to give their …

How to Make Money with Street Photography

Dear friend,I wanted to give you some practical ideas, and thoughts on how you can make money with your street photography:First of all, consider <i>why</i> …

Life Lessons Street Photography Has Taught Me

Dear friend,Street photography has taught me so much about living and how to become a better person.I wanted to use this opportunity to share some …

Shooting 7 Headshots on 1 Wall with 1 Model

The first time I sketched a photo was in 2011. It had never crossed my mind before that. Up until then I had never really needed it. I was five years …

Photography

Alberta’s Northern Lights Time-Lapse: 6,500+ Photos Shot Over 2 Years

Back in 2013, we shared the work of photographer Richard Gottardo, who spent months in the Rocky Mountains hunting and photographing northern lights. …

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Ray Dennis's Conceptual Surrealism is Done in Camera With no Photoshop

<i>All images by Ray Dennis. Used with permission.</i><p>Photographer Ray Dennis is a 29 year old creative who hails from Ann Arbor Michigan–and who is …

Off-Camera Flash Tips for Interior Wedding Photography

If you’re doing any kind of interior shots for a wedding, you have to know how to use off-camera flash. It’s the best way (and sometimes the only …

How to Shoot Powerful Editorial Photo Essays

Editorial photography is all about story-telling. A great photo essay should begin long before you actually start shooting. You need to research your …

Photography

Tips to Capture Beautiful Seascape Photographs

The seashore. The coastline. The oceanfront. No matter what term one prefers to use, the seas have long been a favorite subject for photographers. …

5 Tips for Doing Candid Wedding Photography

Weddings have changed drastically in the past few years. Couples want more from a wedding these days, they don’t want the traditional, normal …

How to Capture Stunning Star Trail Photos in Light Polluted Places

I’ve always found photos of star trails — the arcs the stars paint across the sky as the earth turns — fascinating. They’re one of the things that we …

Landscape Photography

Levitation Photography: Techniques for Defying Gravity

Levitation is one of the most intriguing subjects in trick photography; it has inspired millions of people since its invention in the mid-19th …

Tutorials

Photographing Waves: How One Surfer Gets Perfect Ocean Shots

Clark Little didn’t plan on becoming a wave photographer; it just sort of evolved into a career after he went into the ocean one day with his camera …

Photography

31 Incredibly Awesome Photography Links to Keep You Busy

It's been another wonderful week in the wide world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been looking in all corners of the internet to …

Paint, Music, Action: A Photographer Seeks to Capture Music in His Camera

At first glance, these photographs will have you wondering about the unusual yet striking subject they capture. They may come across as intriguing …

How to Maximize Sharpness with a Telephoto Lens

Maximizing Sharpness - Tips for overcoming the difficulties associated with shooting at long focal lengths to help you maximize image sharpness

Creating More Compelling Bird Portraits - a turn of the head

Creating More Compelling Bird Portraits using a turn of the head. How to make your bird photos more captivating and compelling by getting eye contact.

4 Tips for a Perfect White Background in High Key Photography

4 Tips for a Perfect White Background in High Key Photography author Tony Northrup shows us some tips for making that white background, white!

Photography

Tips for photographing star trails at night

Landscape Photography

How to Capture a Silhouette

Photography is not so much about taking pictures as it is about creating art from within the known universe. Unlike traditional forms of expression …

Fantastic historical dive sites

World War II shipwrecks, ancient ruins, statues and frescoes create an underwater art gallery you need to be a scuba diver to enjoy.

Learning to Love Rainy Day Photography

Rain too often gets a bad rap. Sure, it’s been known to ruin a few picnics and weddings; maybe it messed up your freshly washed car; baseball games …

Focus Bracketing Technique: Never Miss a Shot

When it comes to photography, the word “bracketing” can mean a lot of things. Essentially, it just refers to the practice of taking the same shot …

3 Simple Ways to Make Sure You're Getting Good Exposures

I’ve always been one of those people that believes we should move away from using the term “correct exposure.” Not that it doesn’t have its place; …

HDR Photography Basics and How to Get Started

High dynamic range photography is still in its infancy as an art form, but it’s becoming more and more popular every day.<p>The reason for its …

Landscape Photography