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The hidden side of everything

After the Glass Ceiling, a Glass Cliff<p>Only 5 percent of Fortune 500 companies are run by women. Why? Research shows that female executives are more …

Understanding the Sunny 16 Rule

Once upon a time during the film era of photography…photographers had to keep a light meter handy at all times so they could take readings to get …

5 Tips For Capturing Great Street Portraits

A Guest Post by Desmond Louw I just love street photography and with this comes street portraiture. It can be a bit daunting to go up to a stranger …

Street Photography

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Shooting Raw

You’ve seen it on the spec sheets for cameras you considered purchasing, you’ve read about it on one photography blog after another, and you’ve heard …

Can You Even Handle This Many Awesome Photography Links

The internet has been a busy place this week in the world of photography and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching all corners looking for the …

Landscape Photography

Law Firms Lining Up to File Class Action Lawsuits Over the D600 Dust/Oil Issue

Just over a week ago, we reported on the news that a US law firm was collecting information from disgruntled Nikon D600 users for a potential class …

Some iStock Photographers Told That They Were Overpaid, Will Have to Pay Getty Back

iStock, which is owned by Getty Images, is in the process of notifying some nine thousand users that they owe Getty money because an error with the …

Convicts Share Words of Wisdom with their Younger Selves in Powerful Photo Series

It was in the early part of 2013 when Trent Bell, a commercial photographer known for his architectural photos, received the shocking news that a …

Nikon Unveils Capture NX-D: A New RAW Image Processor for Nikon Shooters

In a rather interesting development that was somewhat overshadowed by the announcement of the Nikon D4s, Nikon has unveiled a new piece of photo …

Nat Geo Photo Editor On Listening to Your Inner Voice and Putting the Photo First

If you’ve ever dreamed of being published in <i>National Geographic</i> — and let’s be honest, a good number of us have fantasized about that career path — …

Trick Photography and Special Effects Ebook and Video Course | Photography Ebooks

1<p>An eBook Like No Other!<p>It comes with <i>295 pages of instruction</i>, <i>9 hours of how-to video tutorials</i>, and contains over <i>300 creative photographs</i> created by …

Nikon Solving Dust/Oil Issues Once and for All, Will Fix D600s Regardless of Warranty

Following on the heels of the news that no less than four law firms were going after or planning to go after Nikon over the D600 dust/oil spot …

22 Interview Questions with the “Street-Photographers” Collective

<i>Eric’s Note: I am excited to share this interview with the “Street-photographers” collective. I sent them 22 interview questions, and the members</i> …

Adobe is Resetting Free Trials for Creative Cloud, Try It for Another 30 Days Free

According to <i>Lifehacker</i>, Adobe is currently sending out emails to notify users that they are resetting everybody’s Creative Cloud 30-day free trial. …

Nikon offers free fix for D600's dust problem

The service advisory issued by Nikon will give owners of the D600 some peace of mind when it comes to the oft-reported dust issues.<p><b>Nikon has issued a</b> …

Delightful Series Entitled 'Cinemagraphs' is Part Picture, Part Film

The words mesmerizing and enchanting come to mind when viewing this unusual but delightful series of part picture, part film. Called Cinemagraphs, …

Don't Miss These 7 Incredible Tutorials on Strobe Lighting for Portraits

As much as we love natural light, there are times when you have to rely on artificial light to create striking portrait images. Artificial lighting …

‘Time In Motion’ GIF Series Creatively Plays with the Passage of Time

If you’ve followed PetaPixel for a while, or even if you just keep up with popular photo news, the image above probably looks familiar. Created by …

A Quick Rundown of 5 Non-Traditional Camera Lenses

Every photographer has a go-to lens — the one lens that is on their camera as often as possible, the one lens that performs admirably under just …

Can the Nikon D800E Hold Its Own Against The Hasselblad H5D-40?

What happens when you pit Nikon’s $3,000 D800E up against a $30,000 Hasselblad H5D? Well, photographer Benjamin Von Wong — whose work we’ve featured …

Get Educated: Recommended Projects and Tutorials

As with most fields that are technology driven, in photography, if you don’t keep moving you’ll quickly find yourself dead in the water. This is why …

12 Priceless Street Photography Tips by Elliot Erwitt

<i>“Photography is an art of observation – it’s about creating something extraordinary out of the ordinary. You choose a frame and then wait until the right time for something magical to come along and fill it. ” – Elliott Erwitt</i><p>Photographer Elliott Erwitt was recently commissioned by luxury single …

Street Photography

How to Find Great Photographic Subjects - A Case Study on Farms

Photographers are always looking for new subjects to photograph. We typically think of vacations, special events in our cities, national parks, zoos, …

Profoto Launches a New Wedding Lighting Educational Video Series

As part of a new campaign, Profoto has teamed up with photography pair Justin and Mary Marantz to create a twenty-part video series aimed at …

6 of Lightroom's Hidden Treasures

6 of Lightroom's Hidden Treasures - virtual copy, soft proofing, smart previews, lights out, targeted adjustment, and visualize spots.

Lightroom

Behind the Moving Image: The Cinematography of Gravity

White HouseTrump Fires Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, Replacing Him With Admiral Ronny Jackson<p>MilitaryThe Idea of Drone Warfare Is Older …