Sean Viljoen

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Trioplan 100mm f/2.8 Rebirth will Bring ‘Soap Bubble’ Bokeh to Modern Cameras

Since Globell Deutschland revived the Meyer-Optik-Görlitz brand, they have been committed to continuing the legendary engineering of lens optics that …

Sharpen Your Images With Some Useful Photoshop Techniques

Sharpening your images is a bit of a science and there are quite a few aspects that need to be considered. You can sharpen for printing, for web …

9 Simple Steps to Make a Double Exposure Photograph in Photoshop

If you have been looking to expand your photographic creativity or add a new wrinkle to your repertoire, something you may want to consider is double …

30 Awesome Photography Links From Around the Web

As another week passes us by Toad Hollow Photography has been looking high and low on the internet for the very best links to tutorials, features, …

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 …

CREDIT SUISSE: The 3-D Printing Market Is Going To Be 357% Bigger Than We Initially Thought

A Credit Suisse research team led by Jonathan Shaffer has revised the firm's 2016 projection for the market up 357%, to $800 million from $175 million.<p>The reason: overlooked opportunities among consumers and "pro-sumers," which Shaffer defines as engineers, architects and educators.<p>3-D printing and …

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The best surfing drones in the world

Drones are flying above the surf. You can see them, and you can hear them. Surfing drones are now part of the surfers' world and deliver spectacular …

This Infographic Will Help You Remember the Ten Must-Have Wedding Shots

Wedding photography gets a bum rap among many photographers, but the thing is, it gets that bum rap because it’s hard! You’re working in a …

These Lighting Patterns Will Make Your Portrait Photographs Rock

Familiarizing yourself with different lighting patterns isn't just to help you diversify your portrait portfolio. Depending on what you are trying …

Want to Sell Your Old Photography Gear? Here's How

It’s a new year, and for lots of people that means resolutions to keep…and ultimately break. It also means that now is the time to pick up that new …

HDR Pics to play with: Into the Open

Into the Open – Pics to play with – Download the source files of this HDR image and test your post-processing skills and share your results in the …

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How to Calculate and Use Hyperfocal Distance for Better Landscape Photography

Hyperfocal distance, much like the “Sunny 16 Rule,” is one of those things that has arguably lost some relevance in the age of digital photography; …

50 Photos Captured at the Perfect Moment

One of the beauties of photography is that it can capture and preserve split-second moments that would normally be lost to the human eye. The …

12 Cheap Gifts For Photographers (Plus 12 Expensive Ones)

Buying gifts for photographers can be tough, but it doesn't need to be expensive and if you're unsure of what to buy then our list is going to make …

Grab a Coffee & Settle In - 33 Great Photography Links

The world of photography has been buzzing all week with great photographers and artists posting their work for the world to enjoy. Toad Hollow …

How To Save An Underexposed Photo Using Lightroom

To save an underexposed photo there are a few different things we can try from working with what we have to converting to black and white and more.

Actions: Efficient Editing or Cheating?

Learning to use Photoshop can be overwhelming to some people. There are so many functions and so many tools that it can seem like you will never …

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Aerial Photography with Drones - Lessons from Eric Cheng

Photo by Julian Cohen<p>Today, aerial photography and videography are becoming more accessible to enthusiasts and hard core hobbyists through the use of …

Nick Brandt’s Across the Ravaged Land (PHOTOS)

These images are featured in Across The Ravaged Land by Nick Brandt. They were taken between 2010 and 2012 in the border region between Kenya and …

40 Must-See Photos From The Past

The phrase “a picture is worth a thousand words” was coined by American newspaper editor Arthur Brisbane in 1911. It’s a simple notion that applies …

Headshot Photography Techniques

Peter Hurley believes he has the coolest job you could ever have. He arrived at his headshot photography career through trial and error. Just like …

Winners of the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest 2013

The winners have just been announced in the 3rd edition of the Red Bull Illume Image Quest photo competition. The overall winner, top 10 category winners and top 50 finalists were unveiled at a ceremony in Hong Kong earlier today. The contest invited photographers to submit images of the world of …

Five tips for a perfect exposure

Digital cameras make it incredibly easy to take a photo at the correct exposure. There are several tools in your SLR that remove the guesswork from …

Portrait Lighting Setups Using One Light and Mirrors

If you think that professional-grade portrait lighting can only be achieved with multiple light sources, think again. Photographer Jay P. Morgan …

Kodak to Exit Bankruptcy, Will Emerge as a Commercial Printing Company

It seems we’re entering into the final chapter of the Kodak Bankruptcy epic. After filing for chapter 11 bankruptcy in January or 2012, the ex-camera …

Quick Tutorial Takes You Through a Step-by-Step Colorization of a Civil War Photo

Earlier today, we showed you some of the impressive work the Photoshoppers of Reddit’s r/ColorizedHistory community have been putting together. In …

5 Important Tone Mapping Tips That Will Improve Your HDR

Tone mapping is at the heart of what most people consider to be HDR photography. Although we have a wonderful array of tone mapping software at our …

Five Self Assignments That Teach You To See

In my 20 years in photography, I’ve seen a lot of different assignments teachers have given their students. Most I have heard, or been given myself …