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8 Amazing Flickr Street Photographers Whose Work You Should Follow

Street photography deals primarily with telling stories. The stories don’t need to be elaborate in order to be effective; in fact, simpler is often …

This is the beautiful Leica camera designed in part by Apple's Jony Ive

It's a rare day that Apple chief of design Jony Ive works on a product that doesn't bear his employer's logo. But he's done just that for a charity auction, working together with famed industrial designer Marc Newson to design a very special edition Leica M rangefinder camera. The one-of-a-kind …

Quick Photography Lighting Considerations

Refined photography uses distinct lighting strategies. Knowing what to look for is essential when the goal is a unique and artistically stylized …

Landscape Photography

Photography's Old White Guy Problem

Photographer Daniel Shea recently penned an op/ed on sexism in editorial photography that generated an important discussion about women in …

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 …

Photography

Getting Started In HDR Landscape Photography

I've been on the fence about HDR for quite sometime now. It's often overdone and over used which is sort of off-putting, but at the same time I …

Landscape Photography

How to Use a Reflector with Natural Light for Powerful Portrait Photography

Building your lighting arsenal requires just as much thought as choosing your camera body and lenses. You have to consider what environments you’ll …

Photography

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 …

Mobile Photography

Waste Some Time With These 34 Great Photography Links

Join us as we check out this weeks list of epic photography links, curated by Toad Hollow Photography. This edition features a pair of tutorials, an …

How to Photograph a Portrait of a Stranger with the WOW Factor

Have you ever met a person, while travelling abroad or at home, who has such an interesting face that you would really like to photograph? But, just …

Digital Photography

How to Protect Your Photography Equipment from Sticky-Fingered Thieves

The stuff of dreams, weddings are usually filled with great love and emotion, and many a photographer finds immense satisfaction capturing those …

Weddings

Rare Jonathan Ive-Designed Leica M to be Auctioned Off for Charity in November

Back in September of last year, we told you about an incredibly rare Leica M Rangefinder that was being created by Apple design guru Jony Ive. The …

What Camera Filters Do You REALLY Need?

In the days of film, filters were often regarded as essential tools for the photographer. These days, the likes of Photoshop and the use of third …

6 Tips for Photographing Deserts

Deserts can make for very dramatic and beautiful landscapes but it can also be challenging to avoid your photos appearing flat and uninteresting. …

Photography

Depth of Field Simplified

Depth of field (DOF) is probably one of the least understood principles of photography. Most photographers seem aware of its existence, but few seem …

Landscape Photography

5 Tips For Photographing Moving Water

All of us have seen those amazing, silky, cotton candy seaside scenes or milky, white waterfalls falling down a rock face. They all look so …

Landscape Photography

Powerful Portraits of a Climber Holding On by His Fingertips

For the uninitiated, rock climbing is a grueling, challenging activity where individuals climb up, down or across natural rock formations, or in …

Climbing

Wedding Photography: Shooting The Rings

In my career in photography, I’ve chosen not to focus on weddings as a business model, and shoot only a few every year. I try to avoid being …

Weddings

Photographers' Lessons Learned For Staying Safe & Still Getting The Story

Photo by Ami Vitale<p>Veteran documentary photographer Ami Vitale and photojournalist Elizabeth Dalziel have traveled to more than 100 countries between …

How to Photograph a Silhouette in Front of a Giant Moon

Swiss photographer, Philipp Schmidli, got it into his mind that he wanted to photograph the full moon with a subject walking in front of it so to …

Canon EOS

Steve McCurry’s Photographic Life Told in His New Book

<i>Steve McCurry Untold: The Stories Behind the Photographs</i> covers 30 years of McCurry’s extraordinary career and includes interesting mementos from his …

Photographers

When to Stop Being a Photographer and Start Being a Photo Editor

At some point, every photo shoot comes to an end. Every portrait session, cookbook shoot, family vacation, ad campaign, college graduation, wedding, …

Photo Essays

Readers' travel photograph competition: August – street life

Street life, in close-up and widescreen, provided the focus for our latest photo competition. Scroll through the gallery to see the winner. All of this year's winning images will be mounted by Point101, and displayed at the finalists' exhibition at the Guardian's offices in January 2014. The prize …

What Happens When Two Friends Travel The World

We've all dreamed about it, secretly thinking of ways to quit our jobs, travel the world, and leave it all behind.<p>So what happens when you get to do <i>just</i> that? Vadim Sahakian and Artia Moghbel, two twentysomethings left their job last year and bought one-way tickets to Alaska. From there, they road …

5 Landscape Photography Tips for Photographing Mountains

After graduating from photography school, I spent a good deal of my twenties photographing the cityscapes of New York. In my thirties, after I …

Landscape Photography

Conflict Photographer Shares What He’s Learned in 20 Years of Covering War

Photojournalism can be a dangerous profession, especially for those photojournalists who are drawn to conflict photography. Once such photojournalist …

Slow Motion Photo Booth Making Waves in the Wedding Photography Industry

At major events such as birthdays, weddings or christenings, it’s fast becoming a staple to come across a photo booth or at least a designated …

Weddings

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70 Review

What a whopper! It looks like a compact digital camera but sure as hell offers far more than your average CDC. The 60x zoom runs all the way up to a …

Lumix

Photos of India’s Endangered Professions

New York City-based photographer Supranav Dash is interested in India’s occupations — not the rich and glamorous ones, but the ones held by those who …

How to Do Bokeh

Creative photography often involves using a variety of techniques to add dramatic effects to a photograph. One such technique is referred to as …

Aperture