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The Manual Photographer’s Cheat Sheet: A Comprehensive Infographic for Beginners

As beneficial as the more automated style of photography can be at times, nothing quite compares to the control and connection you feel when shooting …

Get the Guide: How to Sell Prints

No matter how you slice it or dice it, selling prints can help you bring in revenue and increase your bottom line. In this guide, <i>How to Sell Prints</i>, …

7 Cool Night Photography Tutorials For 7 Different Situations

Heading indoors after the sun sets deprives you of some wonderful photographic opportunities. From shooting the starry sky and the milky way to …

Photographing puppies

We bet that just about every photographer (at one time or another) has had the desire to try photographing puppies. How can we resist? They're cute, …

What You Need to Know About Your Camera's Auto Focus System

When first embarking on the journey toward becoming a photographer, you were probably repeatedly told of the importance of exposure and composition. …

These 31 Photography Links Will Keep You Busy For a Really Long Time

Another wonderful week has passed us by in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been looking in all corners of the internet to …

Digital Photographer

5 Good Photography Habits You Want to Start Today

5 Good Photography Habits to Start Today - shoot daily, take notes, look at photos, back up, and more! Take your photography up a level with these …

Beginner's Guide to Waterfall Photography - Digital Photography School

Beginner's Guide to Waterfall Photography - Learn the tips, tricks, and techniques that will help you improve your waterfall photography.

Landscape Photography

Getting to Know Picasa - a Free Image Editor and Browser by Google

Digital Photography

Christmas Photography Tips and Techniques

Capture the Preparation Stages<p>Families come together at holidays, but not just for the main event, they come to help decorate… and these are …

500px Blog

How to Successfully Photograph Your Christmas Tree

It's that time of year again where days are shorter and colder, snow starts falling, and it begins to look a lot like Christmas. With the holidays …

15 Tips for Successful Fireworks Photography

15 tips for successful fireworks photography: what camera settings to use, what equipment do you need, how to set up and get the most colorful …

11 Tips for Spectacular Snow Landscapes

Autumn has come and gone. At least, that's how it feels right now in Idaho! The colorful leaves are falling off the trees, everything is becoming …

These Ideas on Perspective Will Improve Your Photography Composition

Perspective. It’s a concept that has somewhat variable significance depending on the context in which it is being discussed — literature, geometry, …

Review: Photographing the 4th Dimension: Time by Jim Goldstein

Jim Goldstein is a full-time professional photographer, based out of San Francisco, California who specializes in outdoor and nature photography. Jim …

Time-lapse Photography

Try your hand at street photography

Street photography is right on your doorstep. The best way to increase your confidence is by stepping outside and giving it a try. If you love people, colour and chaos, you're going to have a great time.<p><b>Preparation</b><br>You'll be doing a lot of walking outside, so dress appropriately. I wear hiking boots …

What Photographers Should Know About Daylight When Shooting Outdoors

Light, as we know, is fundamental to the photographer, combined with shade, it is the main requirement to create an image. For those of us that …