Marty Cooke

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Make a Super Simple Smartphone-to-SLR Adapter Using an Extra Eyepiece

This weird looking contraption is a homemade adapter that lets you shoot digital photographs with a smartphone through the viewfinder of an SLR. …

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 …

Ultimate 'man cave' with secret cellar and helipad on the market

One of the most unique properties in the country is on the market, complete with 4,000 bottles of wine to sweeten the deal.<p>Built by a mining company, …

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, …

What The Future Looked Like In 1900 -- 13 Fascinating Images

1 of 14<p>Crossing the sea and getting from one country to another has never been easier thanks to this railway and boat combination. Ferry your way …

Palouse Falls

Way of lost souls

These Islands aren't for the average traveller, but a visit to the pristine Loyalty Islands promises a truly extraordinary experience: http://bbc.in/1bio1ua

Interview: A Comic-Con Chewbacca on His Sacrifices for Star Wars, Dating a Sith, and Almost Getting Run Over by Harrison Ford

Each year at Comic-Con, one can expect to see a number of attendees dressed as Stormtroopers, Princess Leia, Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, and Darth Vader circumventing the floor of the San Diego Convention Center. But it takes an especially devoted fan to don Chewbacca’s hairy costume in the July heat …

8 Wallet-Friendly Getaways

A roundup of affordable vacation destinations around the world<p>We've rounded up more affordable alternatives to pricey vacation destinations around the world, from the new European Riviera to the fashion set's Mexican beach spot

How to Shoot Landscapes at Sunset

Sunsets are a huge draw for landscape photographers due to the unique light at the end of the day. Not only is the colour of the light attractive but …

Cityscape Timelapse Photography with an Amazing Mirrored Effect

Imagine taking timelapse videos of 5 major U.S. cities: Chicago, San Francisco, San Diego, Las Vegas and Los Angeles. Now imagine taking these …

Classic Coupes: 7 Sleek Rides of the 1920s and 30s

"Sensuous Steel: Art Deco Automobiles," an exhibition at Nashville's Frist Center for the Visual Arts, opened last month and will continue through Sept. 15. The collection showcases custom and one-of-a-kind classic cars made from 1929 to 1941, a time when<p>"Sensuous Steel: Art Deco Automobiles," an …

This column will change your life: anonymity isn't just for crooks and trolls 'Disinhibition can be good thing. If feeling anonymous frees some people to be dishonest, it frees others to perform at their best' http://t.gu.com/n8ig9 Illustration: Robin Hursthouse for the Guardian

The Vitamin Myth: Why We Think We Need Supplements

Nutrition experts contend that all we need is what's typically found in a routine diet. Industry representatives, backed by a fascinating history, argue that foods don't contain enough, and we need supplements. Fortunately, many excellent studies have now resolved the issue.<p>On October 10, 2011, …

87 Photography Articles and Images To Put a Smile On Your Face

The internet is home to a terrific group of artists and bloggers creating great content on a regular basis. Toad Hollow Photography has been …

15 Volcanic Eruptions Seen from Space

A volcano is an opening, or rupture, in a planet’s surface or crust, which allows hot magma, volcanic ash and gases to escape from the magma chamber …

Do You Make These 5 Classic Mistakes in Macro Photography?

Delving into macro photography opens up a fascinating, sometimes strange, new world. The ultra-close up views of flowers, plants, insects, and even …

The Epic Life of Carlos Santana

His meditation spot is in front of the fireplace. On Carlos Santana‘s property in San Rafael, California, about twenty minutes north of San …