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Astrophotography Made Simple

There may not be a more challenging subject matter for photographers than astrophotography. When I first began making photographs, I had an elusive …

Astrophotography

How to Clean Your Camera Sensor and Lenses

It’s important to take good care of your camera gear and an occasional cleaning is in order. You want to make sure you are using the right tools for …

Cleaning

Photographing Stars Using a Kit Lens

Looking at a starry sky while sitting in the open is always a soothing experience, but shooting those stars is a much better one. Have you seen those …

Digital Photography

Best Travel Photography Tips of 2014

Travel photography is one of the most popular topics here on dPS. Things often seem more interesting to photograph when we are away from home, …

Photography

6 Ways to Take WOW Photos in Less Than an Hour

If you’re like most photographers, nothing gets you more excited than a new tip or trick that can help you make your photographs more awe inspiring. …

Step-by-step Guide to Long Exposure Photography

Unfortunately often it happens that the result we get is far from our expectations, and we end up classifying the long exposure as a demoniacal …

Landscape Photography

A Collection of Dreamy Star Photography

Doing night photography is one of my favorite things to do. Photographing the stars is one of the toughest parts of night photography. We’ve had a …

Photography

Tag: Kitchens

Kitchen of the Week: A Hip, Low-Key Kitchen in Topanga Canyon<p>by Annie Quigley<p>Steal This Look: A Courageously Colorful Kitchen for a New York Artist<p>by …

36 Songs That Will Put You To Sleep

It’s bedtime. You’re in your jammies, teeth brushed, tucked in tight, ready for sleep, but now you’re tossing and turning because you just can’t turn …

Hung Up

5 Tips for Better Long Exposure Landscape Photography

5 Tips for Better Long Exposure Landscape Photography - learn some things to do and some to avoid when doing long exposures.

12 Proven Ways To Speed Up Muscle Recovery

In our fast-paced society today, we seem to be in a constant struggle to keep up. While the advancement of technology has its benefits, we are now …

7 Little Known Sore Muscle Remedies

Are you usually punctual or late? Do you finish things within the time you stipulate? Do you hand in your reports/work on time? Are you able to …

Start to See Photographically In Six Easy Steps

Boost Your Metabolism All Day Long

11 tips that make burning fat easier than ever<p>You may not realize it, but while you're bumming it on the couch catching up on <i>New Girl</i>, your body is working hard to help you burn calories. How is that even possible? Your sweet, sweet metabolism. The cool part: You can speed it up to ensure it's …

Understanding The Basics of SLR Photography

Knowing how to use your SLR is not as awkward as it would seem. Imagine that your camera is a box that lets in light. On top of that box is a …

Shutter Speed

The Best Playlist for a Long Run

Queue up these 15 songs and your run will be over before you know it<p>Aside from brunching over Bloody Marys, my other favorite thing about weekends is the fact that I get to go on a realllly long run. (Don’t worry, I go before brunch!) I live on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, right near Central …

Mary J. Blige

The Ultimate Guide to Learning how to use Your first DSLR

In this guide we share tips on how to use a DSLR. It's perfect for beginner photographers with their first camera. You'll be taking great photos in …

10 Photography Life Hacks to Save Time and Money

If you’re not careful, photography can become a very expensive hobby. There’s always something new to buy. However, many camera accessories on the …

The 10 Essential Home Measurements You Should Know

These numbers will guide you in virtually any buying decision, from paint to furniture.<p>How much paint do you need? How high do you hang that chandelier? Get your measurements right with this indispensable guide that has all the numbers you'll need.<p><b>1. Dining Room Table</b><p>A 36-inch-wide rectangular …

Dining Rooms

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

Quick Astrophotography Primer for First Time Photographers of the Night Sky

If you’ve never attempted to photograph the night sky, be it a constellation or a planet, the idea may seem daunting. You may think that you need a …

Learn HDR Photography

<b>Trey Ratcliff</b> <i>is an HDR guru, old-school gentleman explorer, fellow 500px-er, and an all-around great guy. In this tutorial, Trey will teach you how</i> …

5 Steps to Building More Powerful Images

A Guest Contribution by Dan Bailey We photographers seem to have it easy. Whereas most artists spend anywhere from hours, to months to years to …

How to Choose The Right Running Shoes

Eight out of ten adults experience lower back pain once in their lifetime. I am one of those people and I’m definitely not looking forward to my …

5 Tips to Add Flavor to Your Landscape Photography

<i>Landscapes can have a magical impact on people.</i> Depending on the location, a landscape may instill a feeling of serenity or natural turmoil; it might …

Landscape Photography

These Photography Links Make The Internet a Better Place

What a wonderful week in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been very busy searching all over for the best links to tutorials, …

How I Caught a Glimpse of the Elusive "WOW-Factor" & What You Can Do To Get Your Own

We all want to amaze our friends, family and hopefully even our raving fans with our photography, but in order to do so we need to first find out how …

Digital Photography

Street Photography Cheat Sheet For Your Travels

If you are new to street photography, or even if you’re not, remembering settings, nailing the composition, getting idea inspirations, and just …

How Can I Train for an 8K?

I’m just beginning to run and want to run an 8K.<p><i>My name is Steffany and I was cruising the Internet looking for tips on how to train for an 8K. The first race I'm interested in will take place in about 9 weeks. I've decided recently to get back into the gym and have only been gyming it for 10 days</i> …