Ken Reston

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Spruce up dry firing exercises with the SIRT training pistol

Nothing pleases me more than punching holes in paper out on the range, but let’s face it, shooting isn’t cheap. Between range fees, ammunition and …

Microsoft partners with Google's Android rival Cyanogen

Cyanogen, the startup that wants to take Android from Google, has a powerful new partner: Microsoft.<p>The two companies formally announced a …

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Video: Useful Tips for Buying Second-Hand Lenses

When it comes to buying glass, deciding what you want and how much you’re willing to spend can be difficult even in the best of conditions. So, …

Magical forest with the Fuji X100s

Fuji X-Trans vs. traditional Bayer color filter layout<p>The Fujifilm X100s has a proprietary X-Trans random color filter design as opposed to the …

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Women on the frontline: female photojournalists' visions of conflict

For female photojournalists the past six weeks have been a particularly brutal reminder of the dangers they face. Two photographers have recently been killed while making a record of the suffering on humanity's most extreme edges, documenting the otherwise hidden effects of war on people left to …

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Learn to Be Lucky: On the Merits of Instinct and Serendipity in Photography

The video above, featuring renowned Dancers Among Us photographer Jordan Matter, is only a minute and a half long, but he shares a very interesting …

8 Reasons Why You Should Photograph Against the Light

A common belief in photography is that your subject should be perfectly lit from the front to capture good photographs. While it may be true in many …

Back to the Basics: A Simple Workflow for Rating & Flagging Images in Lightroom

No matter how many years you’ve been a photographer or what level you’re on, sometimes it’s important to get back to the basics. To help do just …

Cheap, Simple DIY Magnetic GoPro Mount

There is anything but a shortage of options when it comes to mounting your GoPro. Whether it’s from the company itself, a third party, or one of the …

External Battery Hack Lets You Power Your DSLR Continuously for 12+ Hours

Just the other day we shared an awesome ‘hack’ of sorts to get up to nine times as much battery life out of your camera using an external battery. …

Rediscovering the pleasure of black and white photography with the Fuji X100s

With the advent of digital photography, black and white has often, if not always, become a post-processing option rather than a style to adopt during …

21 Dreamlike Film Photos by Oleg Oprisco That Will Blow Your Mind

Oleg Oprisco is a photographer based in Ukraine whose magical, dreamlike photographs have been shared far and wide on the Internet. In an age where …

Shooting with an Anamorphic Lens on an Ordinary DSLR

Have you ever heard of an anamorphic lens? If you’re a movie fan then you may have, but if not you’ve certainly seen them used in many films made for …

Four Ways to Improve Your Photos With the Clarity Slider in Lightroom

Photography Tutorials

Daredevil Photographer Balances Atop Iconic Buildings To Capture Stunning Images

<b>25-year-old photographer</b> Lucinda Grange is a daredevil who has scaled some of the world’s highest and most iconic structures like the Great Pyramid …

40 Powerful Portraits you will probably never forget

Faces, strong emotions with stark stories. A Portrait should more or less convey the character and mood of the person and a good portrait will always …

30 Amazing Photography Links to Inspire You

As another wonderful week in the world of photography passes us by we find Toad Hollow Photography searching the internet for links to the best …

11 Photo Lessons Every Pro Learned the Hard Way

Avoid making an embarrassing or expensive photographic mistake with these top tips from the pros. We spoke to professional photographers in a number …

How to Expertly Mix Strobes With Speedlights

As a portrait photographer, part of your job is to instill confidence in your clients, most of whom are relative strangers. To do this, you don’t …

12 Steps to Building a Cafe Racer

The first feature on ‘How to Build a Café Racer’ struck a chord. Not everybody who read it agreed with the content, but when it comes to style, there are several different schools of taste.<p>I’m going to focus on the performance side of building a cafe racer. Or street tracker, scrambler, or any …

Siamese fighting fish

These stunning portraits show Siamese fighting fish seemingly floating in mid air, displaying their long, flowing fins and brilliant colours. Thai photographer Visarute Angkatavanich uses specialist lighting and crystal-clear water to capture exuberantly finned and coloured varieties of <i>Betta</i> …

Fashion Shoot Anatomy And Post Production With Dave Piper [NSFW]

It had been a while since I had shot on a DSLR, most of last year I had shot on the Fuji X-Pro or a Pentax 645d. I was starting to shoot more and …