Joshua Allan

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Quitting Your Day Job to Go Full-Time

The jump from hobbyist or part-time to full-time photographer can be a daunting experience. About three years ago, I took the plunge into full-time …

The Sony A6300 feels like it focuses faster than my eyes

Sony fans have wanted a new version of the popular A6000 mirrorless camera for a long time, and today the company finally delivered. It's not as revolutionary a step forward as some might have hoped — you only have to Google "Sony A7000" to see how deep the rumor mill went on this one — but it is a …

Cameras

How to Create a Portfolio of your Work - Luminous Landscape

<b>Article and Photographs by: Alain Briot</b><p><i>Alain Briot is one of the most successful landscape photographers working<br>in the U.S. today. He was educated at</i> …

Photography

BESTEK 8-Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip with 4 USB Charging Ports and 6-Foot Heavy Duty Extension Cord, 600 Joule, ETL Listed

This fits your .<p>to make sure this fits.<p>8-Outlet surge protector with 6-foot cord ideal for high-end home equipment and professional workstations, 600 …

Portable Power Strip with 2 Outlets for Universal Plugs and 4 USB Charger Ports, with 5.5 ft Power Supply Cord and US Standard 3 Pin Plug. Wide Range Input From 100v-240v, 50hz to 60hz, 2 Power Sockets to provide Maximum 2000W output. 2 USB ports for 5V 2.1A and 2 USB ports for 5V 1A output, with 10A sparkproof switch and operation indicator. LK-USB4+2

• 2 universal power outlets with socket protective cover inside to provide maximum 2000W charge to devices with all kinds of plugs<br>• 4 USB ports to …

Coffee could literally be a lifesaver

<b>(CNN) —</b> Throughout the ages, coffee has been called a virtue and a vice for our health. The latest study comes down in favor of virtue: It says that drinking coffee, whether regular or decaf, could reduce the risk of death.<p>Researchers started with data from surveys of adults in the United States …

Coffee

Why You MUST Have a Polarizer

en_US<p>article<p>Why You MUST Have a Polarizer - Digital Photography School<p>https://digital-photography-school.com/you-must-have-a-polarizer/<p>Digital …

12 Photo Effects You Should Know About

When a program contains over a thousand photo effects, the thought of choosing just one might seem like a daunting task, unsuited for the indecisive. …

Tutorials

The 15-Step Guide to Acing Any Job Interview

You’ve made it past the resume robots and the critical eyes of the recruiter to land an in-person interview. This is your chance — perhaps your <i>one</i> …

Employment

The ultimate cold and flu survival guide

Each year, the typical adult can expect to contract two or three colds, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Skip the annual flu vaccine and you set yourself up for a bout of that as well. But it doesn't have to be this way! Aside from good hand washing (with soap, for at …

Alternative Medicine

4 scientifically proven methods to increase your productivity

The way we are working isn’t working anymore, and hasn’t been for some time. Checking email in bed the moment we awake, chugging too much coffee, hour-long commutes twice each day…they all take a toll on the quality of our work and our lives.<p>Not to mention that when we get to the office, many of us …

The Brain

Topless Women Fight For Their Right To Toplessness In The ‘Free The Nipple’ Trailer

When you think about it, women’s exposed nipples are a lot like the girls from Pussy Riot, only instead of being in jail for two years, women’s nipples have been banned from public life for as long as anyone can remember. It’s this great injustice that’s at the heart of <i>Free The Nipple</i>, a movie by …

How to Recalibrate Your Camera’s Focus

You just bought a new DSLR and you just can’t wait to start shooting great images. But wait, there’s a problem. Your camera somehow can’t seem to …

Pro Tip: Some Airlines Have a Special Luggage Allowance for Media So You Can Pack More Gear

If you’ve ever shot on-location somewhere far away, you probably had to make this tough decision: what gear do I take and what do I leave at the …

Surreal Portrait of Make-Believe Scenes Inspired by Children's Tales, Mythology and Dreams

Through the images conjured by these two artists, you will convincingly be brought into the tantalizing worlds of folklore, myths and legends. …

Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

Photography

The Yongnuo YN-560 III Flashgun and RF-603c Transmitter Reviewed

Before WWII Japanese products had a reputation for being seedy and inferior. Sony and Toyota changed that, with help from other Japanese …

The Secrets to Getting Started With Flashguns

When we first get into photography, be it with a compact camera or a DSLR, we tend to use the camera’s built in flash when we need it. Now whilst …

Cameras

8 Essential Underwater Photography Tips from Sarah Lee

Water photographer Sarah Lee (recently featured in a behind-the-scenes artist profile for the SmugMug Film series) grew up in Hawaii, surfing and …

Developing Your Eye for Photography

Although there is much pleasure to be derived from taking a technically excellent photograph, there is a strong argument that a truly great shot …

Photography

5 Myths about moving to a full frame camera

Everywhere you look there is this general idea that full frame cameras are the best choice. They are better, they are the choice of professionals, …

Opening Your Own Photography Studio? 5 Things To Consider

Shares 28<p>I am excited to share how I made the decision to open my studio. It has been a positive experience for me and I am grateful for the response …

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, …

Landscape Photography

Don't Miss These 7 Incredible Tutorials on Strobe Lighting for Portraits

As much as we love natural light, there are times when you have to rely on artificial light to create striking portrait images. Artificial lighting …

Where Do They Eat in Portlandia? A Map of TV and Reality

A Google map of (almost) everywhere they eat on 'Portlandia'—and its counterpart in the real Portland, Oregon<p></head>If you've ever watched <i>Portlandia</i>, you know that the IFC comedy series is all about food: raw food, coffee snobbery, birthday dinners, and biker bars. Which only makes sense, since the …

Oregon