Mohammed Shuaib Faizer

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How to Fix Common Skin and Hair Issues Using Texture Grafting

From a retouching standpoint, there are few things more unpleasant or challenging than dealing with chunks of hair on the face, missing patches of …

Three Exercises to Limit Yourself and Grow as a Photographer

Today’s digital cameras are marvels of modern technology, allowing even the most inexperienced photographer access to state-of-the-art imaging …

The Best Way to Watermark Your Images in Photoshop

Master the Watermark: learn how and when to apply water marks to all of your images using a custom brush in Photoshop so it is easily repeatable.

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Olympus’ New Anywhere Classroom Video Series is Another Great Resource to Watch

There’s no shortage of great photography resources out there for photographers of all levels who want to continue honing their skills, and joining …

DIY: All-in-One Light Grid Diffuser and Cool Background Made from Plastic Bottles

We wouldn’t exactly describe it as ‘elegant,’ but this little DIY project by Instructables user pizzidave is both functional and extremely easy to …

How to Control Depth of Field

Have you ever snapped a portrait then realized the background is too busy? What if you really like the colors, but just need it to be a bit blurrier …

Back to Basics: Sharpening Best Practices for Photoshop and Camera RAW

One of the parameters first time photographers frequently go nuts with in post (to their detriment) is sharpening. So whether you’re editing in …

Useful Two-Part Beginner Tutorial Will Help You Understand the Basics of Composition

Post-processing and lighting and camera tutorials are all good and well, but none of them are going to do anything for you if you don’t have a good …

How to make money as a street photographer: A no nonsense guide - INSPIRED EYE

Many have emailed me asking me how to make money as a street photographer, so I decided to create this no nonsense guide. Included are the basics of …

4 Basic Characteristics of Light Every Photographer Should Know

If there is one essential ingredient for photography, it is light. It really wouldn’t matter how much money you put into your lenses and cameras if …

5 Tips to Immediately Improve Your Retouching

Retouching is a labor of love. It takes time, focus, and the right mindset to turn good images into great ones. All of that time in front of the …

7 Proven Ways to Come Home with Better Travel Photos

Your next vacation or around-the-world escapade is the perfect time to brush up on your photography skills. After all, taking a great photograph is …

Shoot Less, Think More: 4 Ways to Take Fewer But Better Images

While digital photography has revolutionized the way we take photos by leveling the field for everyone to get decent images, that very revolution has …

The Five Tips to Creating Amazing Landscape Photos

In an instant, one can feel as though they are in another world. As a landscape photographer you have the power to transport someone in the blink of …

3 Easy Steps Using Photoshop to Making your Images POP

Having taught in-depth image post-processing workshops for Photoshop users, I’ve found that three of the simplest techniques are the ones that people …

My 30 Day Adventure With The Fuji x100s

Please note that this is not a technical review of the Fuji x100s. There are many great reviews already written by photographers who are technically …

Wide Angle Photography Tips

Ahh…wide angle photography, probably one of the easiest types of photos to take, but also one of the hardest areas in which to excel. Have you ever …

Some Photography Articles and Images You Won't Want to Miss

The online photography community has been very busy and active lately, and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching for links to the best articles …

What Is Aperture in Photography?

Aperture refers to an adjustable opening in your camera lens that is able to limit the amount of light passing through the lens and hitting the …

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The art of peeping: photography at the limits of privacy

"It's just plain creepy!" "This guy should be arrested." "He's a peeping Tom with a camera." "These people had an expectation of privacy in their own home that was invaded by the perv, I mean photographer."<p>The indignation that has greeted Arne Svenson's series of images, The Neighbors, on comment …

6 Ways to Reduce Blown Out Highlights in Your Outdoor Photography

Shooting outdoors means dealing with challenging and changing lighting conditions which can sometimes lead to blown out highlights in your images. …

20 Historic Black and White Photos Colorized

One of the greatest facets of reddit are the thriving subreddits, niche communities of people who share a passion for a specific topic. One of the …

Electricity flashes from the thimble-topped fingers of a “preacher-scientist,” August 1955.Photograph by the Moody Bible Institute

Electricity flashes from the thimble-topped fingers of a “preacher-scientist,” August 1955.Photograph by the Moody Bible Institute

A Light Bulb Powered By Bacteria

Three college students are building an electricity-free light bulb for the masses.<p>We've all basked in the glow of different light bulbs: incandescent, fluorescent, halogen, neon, LED, and more. But a lamp that harbors living, light-emitting bacteria -- a biological bulb, if you will -- is something …

New test could spot Alzheimer's disease a decade in advance

A new test that could allow doctors to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease in patients up to a decade before symptoms appear is being developed by scientists.<p>Researchers have found levels of a form of DNA in the spinal fluid of patients is reduced in those who go on to develop Alzheimer’s Disease.<p>The …

Is There A Giant Life Form Lurking In Our Solar System? Possibly, Say Scientists

What if — just maybe — we find extra-terrestrial life in the oceans of Europa, a little moon circling Jupiter? If we do, says writer Caspar Henderson, don't expect that oceanic alien to be very big. Or very scary. Or even very visible. Nothing like this ...<p>The "top predator" on Europa, Henderson …

Gene study uncovers origins of many common cancers

LONDON (Reuters) - Researchers in Britain have set out the first comprehensive map of mutational processes behind the development of tumors - work that should in future lead to better ways to treat and prevent a wide range of cancers.<p>In a study published in the journal Nature on Wednesday, …

FYI: If I Fell Through Earth, What Would Happen In The Center?

Just getting to the center of the Earth and surviving is impossible. The Earth's core is about 9,000°F—as hot as the sun's surface—and would instantly roast anyone who found himself there. Then there's the pressure, which can reach roughly three million times that on the Earth's surface and would …