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3 Tips for Creating Dramatic Images using Motion

3 tips on how to use motion in your photography to create dramatic and stunning images including: panning, zooming and long exposures.

Shadows: Weekly Photography Challenge

Earlier today we published our post – 25 Images with Shadows – which we hope gave you a little inspiration. Now it is your turn. We’d love you to to …

Digital Photography

Interesting Photo of The Day: Astronaut in Orbit 175 Miles Above Earth (Untethered)

Maybe it’s the vastness or, perhaps, the element of the unknown, but space is a mesmerizing place. As we explore it and learn more about space, the …

Timelapse of The Burning Man Festival 2013

What appears at first to be an abstract animated image of colors and lights is actually a mountain top view of Black Rock City during the 2013 …

Black Rock

Grab a Coffee and Get Comfortable for These Great Photography Links

It's been a terrific week in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching all corners of the internet to find the best …

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013 – winning pictures

Australian photographer Mark Gee has beaten more than a thousand amateur and professional photographers from around the planet to win the title Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013. The competition is run by the Royal Observatory Greenwich and BBC Sky at Night Magazine. The winners, runners-up …

Juan Peron deposed in Argentina - a picture from the past

Strand Residence in Dana Point, California by Horst Architects

Modern Architecture Inspiration.<p>The creative team of Horst Architects designed the luxurious Strand Residence located in Dana Point, California. The …

Architecture

The Changing Perception of “Snapshot” Photography

When’s the last time your printed one of your photographs? We live in an age of immediacy. It’s not unheard of to take several pictures a day and …

7 Tips to Make Your Photos Stand Out

Sometimes very small changes can have huge effects. This is especially true for photography, and this article will share seven of the most powerful …

The barbershops of west Africa

Nigerian photographer Andrew Esiebo has explored barbers and their shops across seven west African countries, capturing the spaces in which they operate, the aesthetics of their premises and the style of their customers.<p>His photos have been featured in the New York Times, and 10 of his prints have …

Wallpaper of the Week by George Smith

The wallpaper of this week is an amazing image created by George Smith, a US based digital artist and has been creating for over 13 years. His work …

Have You Ever Been To – Poster Illustration by Federica Bonfanti

Have You Ever Been To.<p>Federica Bonfanti is a graphic designer and illustrator who creates beautiful artworks, typography, and branding projects. This …

Graphic Design

Flat Paintings Produce Incredible 3D Optical Illusions

New York-based artist Justen Ladda has an amazing eye for perspective and distortion. Since the 1980s, he has combined painting with sculpture to produce flat installations that, from a distance, appear three dimensional. With precision and a vivid imagination, Ladda has developed so many different …

Digital Art

Wasteland – Digital Illustration Series by Atelier Olschinsky

Wasteland – Digital Generated Artworks.<p>Wasteland is the name of this digital generated illustration series by Atelier Olschinsky. The series was …

Illustration

Photographer Captures a Soccer Player Looking Extremely Small

Reuters photographer Yves Herman captured this peculiar photograph at a match between the Belgian and French national soccer teams yesterday. The …

Veteran Street Photographer Offers Some No-BS Advice on How to Get Better

LA-based documentary and street photographer John Free has been practicing and teaching street photography for over 30 years. He’s taught workshops …

Scary Window and Other Great Shots

Each week, to make things easier for you, we compile the best of what's happening on Light Stalking into one easy format. Since we publish a …

Joni Sternbach: Promise Land

You may be the familiar with the wonderful work of photographer, Joni Sternbach through her tin types of the surf culture, like the one below from …

Manhattan Project - a picture from the past

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Fallen Princesses Photo Series Paints a Bleak Picture of ‘Happily Ever After’

What happens when “and then they lived happily ever after” is replaced with something more akin to “and then reality reared its ugly head?” That’s …

Photography Phone Call: Are Snapshots Dead?

Photography Phone Call: Are Snapshots Dead? from NPR on Vimeo.<p>I cannot begin to fathom the number of snapshots that have been produced between the first Kodak camera (circa 1888) and now. Let alone how anyone could begin paring it down into a collection.<p>And yet for years, Seattle-based businessman …

Friday Happy Hour: Bogus Excuses for Stealing Photos

This week we hosted a special webinar with Carolyn Wright, aka The Photo Attorney, on what to do if you think your copyright has been infringed. …

This Awe-Inspiring Time-Lapse Captures the Power of the 2013 Colorado Wildfires

In June and July of this year, record temperatures and dry conditions in Colorado led to massive wildfires that destroyed hundreds of structures and …

Black and White Landscapes: Weekly Photography Challenge

Over the last couple of weeks we’ve been running ‘Landscapes’ challenges to celebrate the launch of our new Landscape Photography eBook – this week …

Digital Photography

Shark Week Photo of the Day: Great White Shark Spotted While Diving in South Australia

Some photographers would jump at the chance to photograph great white sharks, but only from a very safe distance, preferably with a few inches of …