Michael Alnouri

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Tips for Taking Your Photography Composition to the Next Level

What is the most important thing for storytelling with your photography? Composition! This video from Mango Street is a quick refresher on the most …

Framing

How to Shoot Spectacular Seascape Sunrise Photos with These Tips from Pro Thomas Heaton (VIDEO)

When you combine a beautiful sunrise with a spectacular seascape there’s a great opportunity to capture stunning imagery if you do things right. …

How to Take Better Photos in Dark Places

Darkness is the enemy of photography, but—being a horror fan—I wanted to learn how to shoot photos in spooky places with very low light. I reached …

Building the Right PC for Your (Serious) Photography Needs

First of all, I must say that I am a PC guy. Many photographers choose iMacs over PCs for the “stability” and such, but I haven't seen big difference …

Negative Space in Photography

You already know a great deal about the composition choices that I make. You know my thoughts on what matters most in photography, the rule of …

How to Create a Cinemagraph Using Photoshop in Under a Minute

Cinemagraphs are photographs that are partially animated or in motion. Most of the time, they are created by taking a series of photographs and only …

Tutorials

3 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Buying New Photography Gear

Time waits for no man, and the same could be said of photographic technology. The moment you have bought your new pride and joy, it is supplemented …

Fantasy Lighting 101 In Detail by Ben Von Wong

Smugmug and their crew invited Benjamin Von Wong out for a simple photo shoot as long as their staff could experience the entire thing themselves by …

How to Avoid and Reduce Noise in Your Images

How to Turn a Bad Photo into a Great Photo

Glyn Dewis has an innovative tutorial for your underexposed, throwaway images. Especially on days where you can’t get out to shoot, retouching some …

This Time Stack Technique Turns Landscapes Into Dreamy Impressionist Images

Meet Matt Molloy, a photography enthusiast and budding professional in Canada. You might’ve seen some of his jaw-dropping Impressionist …

Zone Focusing: How to Use Those Markings On Your Lens You Might Have Never Used Before

You’ll seen all those markings on lenses, but do you know what all of them are there for? Some of you might, but for those who don’t or are looking …

No Fear SEO

The concept and practice of Search Engine Optimization has been around for years, but for many of us, SEO continues to evoke thoughts of black magic. …

25 Most Useful Photography Cheat Sheets – Part1

Here we have collected some very useful Photography Cheat Sheets. I am sure, these diagrams will be very useful for beginners and amateur …

New Guide: How to Market Your Photography

For our latest guide we’ve partnered up with email marketing tool, Mad Mimi on How to Market Your Photography! Inside the guide you’ll find tips to …

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 …

How to recover highlight details using luminosity masks

Slide back and forth to compare<p>Luminosity masking is a technique by which you can create layer masks from a photo based on the brightness …

8 Tips for Photographing the Perfect Headshot - for Yourself

Having an awesome headshot is a great way to express yourself to your potential clients. You want your headshot to show a bit of your personality or …

Photography

Interview: San Francisco Street Photographer Travis Jensen

Travis Jensen makes his work his life and his life an art by documenting San Francisco street life through his photography.<p>"Fifty shades of grey" …

How to Create Painterly Art from Your Photos Using Multiple Exposures

Looking to do something a little different with your photography to mix things up a little? Below, this video teaches us how to use multiple …

How to Photograph People: 7 Tips for Photographers Who Never Photograph People

No matter what type of photography you specialize in or prefer, at some point you will find yourself having to photograph a human, or multiple …

How to Turn Any Image Into an Illustration in Photoshop

Photoshop is an amazing Tool that can help you with more than just Retouching photographs; it can be used to create illustrations as well! In today’s …

What Photographers are NOT Considering When Using High ISO

It’s no secret now that modern cameras have taken photographers to new heights with their ability to shoot at and above ISO 1600. Personally, I can …

How to Take the Stress Out of Image Editing When You've Got Tons of Photos to Edit

Who among us really enjoys chores? No one, I think it’s safe to say. It’s a sentiment that, for most of us, surfaces as kids when we’re pressed into …

How to Achieve Scale: Photo on the Go with Joe McNally: AdoramaTV.

This Simple Trick for Shy Street Photographers Will Help You Snag that Candid Shot

DigitalRevTV recently shared a useful video featuring the more mellow Lok that discussed how to photograph Hong Kong if you’ve only got a few hours …