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88 Amazing Photography Links That You Won't Want to Miss

With another terrific week in the world of photography passing us by, we find Toad Hollow Photography has been searching high and low in all corners …

A Guide to Shooting Outdoors in Low Light Conditions

Shooting in low light, as with many other forms of photography, requires a bit of thought beforehand in order to get the most from the time you have. …

Digital Photography

10 Ways Photography Can Change Your Life (It Changed Mine)

I have always been interested in photos. When I was younger, I used to pore through drawers of photos and photo albums that my parents made, looking …

How to Blend Exposures to Enhance Your Composition

Exposure blending is a popular technique often used to create high dynamic range photography. This article is about using the same technique but for …

Tutorials

Top 15 Features of Your DSLR Camera That You Should Know

There’s a lot to learn when you first get a DSLR. The first things you need to know is how to get out of auto mode and start using your camera’s …

Cameras

How to Capture Really Sharp Photos

One of the most frustrating experiences for a photographer is to get home from a photo trip with some great images only to find that some of the …

Landscape Photography

Tips for Dark Beauty Stylized Portrait Photography

When shooting a portrait, the conventional wisdom involves using bright, evenly-coloured light to bring out the model’s sweet inner glow. Sometimes, …

Photography

Canon Introduces a Virtual DSLR Website to Help Beginners Learn the Basics

If you’re just starting out in photography, there are a lot of resources out there to help you understand the basics before you just jump in. And …

Improve Your Portrait Photography With Purpose And Passion

Becoming a photographer is lot more than acquiring expensive cameras and an extensive lighting collection. To truly be a photographer, one must have …

Photography

Understanding Camera Lenses

When shopping for a DSLR camera, people often overlook or skimp on lenses. Lenses serve as the camera’s “eye.” They determine what and how your …

Getting off Auto - Manual, Aperture and Shutter Priority modes explained

You may have heard that once you get a DSLR you need to learn to shoot in manual and only ever use that mode. That if you are using the Aperture or …

Understanding Light: Intensity vs. Quality

Exhibit a: ISO 200 f/22 1/250s<p>The belief that more or less light will change the qualities of your photo is a common misconception. Here I will show …

Tips for Capturing Better Landscape Photos

Regardless if you’re new to photography or a seasoned pro, for many of us, our first love is landscape photography. There’s just something so magical …

Landscape Photography

When To Shoot Black And White

When I first started out on this road of endless expense that is photography I spent many hours musing over the merits of black & white. There is no …

Creating The Photograph

<i>Editor’s Note: Creating the Photograph is a new series that we’re starting where we interview photographers all about the photo that they shot and</i> …