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38 Anthropologie Hacks

Ever walk around Anthropologie and think "I could make this stuff myself for so much cheaper"? Here's how you can!

The 5 Elements You'll Find in Great Photographs

What makes a great photograph? Is it the subject? Is it composition and framing? Exposure? What about the location and setting? Certainly each one of …

Henri Cartier-Bresson

An Intro to Line, Shape, and Form in Photography

There are many elements of composition that form the building blocks of photography: lines, shape, form, texture, pattern, and the rule of thirds, …

Landscape Photography

10 Great Novels That Will Make You More Passionate About Science

Ten Tools That Help Relieve Panic Attacks

How can coping tools help relieve panic attacks? Especially since most panic attacks feel like they come out of the blue, even though there is …

What You Need to Know About The Basics of Green Screen Photography

Once the preserve of Hollywood films and sophisticated television studios, green screen technology has now filtered down to within the reach of the …

10 Things to Know Before Buying a Camera Flash

Choosing the right flash can be a daunting experience, especially if you are new to the world of flash photography. With so many options, brands, and …

How Well Do You Know Your JPEGs?

As I was editing this afternoon and editing/saving all of my RAW files to JPEG files in Adobe Photoshop, I felt a little foolish. I’ve been saving my …

How to Take Photos in Low Light

Images of night scenes never fail to impress. Night-time images have great ambiance, something which is often absent in flat, bright, daylight …

Landscape Photography

33 Gorgeous and Informative Photography Links

Another wonderful week has passed in the world of photography and Toad Hollow Photography has been busy searching for links to tutorials, special …

Landscape Photography

Creating Clarity in Your Images

Clarity, sharpness, and crispness are three terms that are frequently used to express the properties of a good photo. While there is probably no …

Tutorials

"Photography Business Secrets" a review

"Photography Business Secrets" by Lara White is an excellent resource for every photographer looking to take their business to the next level.

Hands-on Photo Tips: How to remove halos in your HDR images

HDR halo removal – example: The original image is tonemapped with quite extreme parameters and exhibits notable halos (1). After the halo removal in …

Tutorials

How to Take Beautiful Bokeh Christmas Images [With 39 Stunning Examples]

Pin It It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas… and in our forums I’ve noticed more and more great Christmas images being shared – some of which …

Photography

Determining Your Worth As a Photographer

When you start out as a photographer, particularly as a freelancer, you have to know your worth. Your worth determines how much you can charge for …

Five Minutes to Realistic HDR using Lightroom and a 32-Bit Plugin

Five Minutes to Realistic HDR using Lightroom and a 32-Bit Plugin - step by step on how to do HDR in under 5 minutes and spend less than $150

Tutorials

The Art of Black and White Photography

Black and White Photography Tips

It is often believed that good photos are ones with beautiful colors. However, there are other forms of photography such as black and white, …

Landscape Photography

How to Be a Mentalist

A mentalist is an individual who appears to have supernatural powers in divining the truth about an individual as well as many facts about that …

Self-help

How to Let Go of Anger

We've all been hurt by someone before and felt angry as a result. While you may also feel pain, hurt, or disappointment, anger can become dangerous …

How to Be Open Minded

Are you tired of looking at the world in the same old way? Have people told you that you never see more than one side of the story? If so, then it’s …

How to Have the Dreams You Want

Dreams can have a powerful effect on our waking lives. They reflect our hopes and fears about the future and even help us revisit our pasts. Whether …

Self-help

Beginner's Guide to Waterfall Photography - Digital Photography School

Beginner's Guide to Waterfall Photography - Learn the tips, tricks, and techniques that will help you improve your waterfall photography.

Photography

Increasing the Dynamic Range of a Single Raw File

I’ve been digging <i>really</i> deep into Photomatix lately (I’m working on a new Lynda.com class). I’ve come across a feature that I absolutely love, and …

Lightroom 5: Smart Previews

Howard Pinsky, an Adobe Community Professional, is an online educator providing content for Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom. His work can be seen on …

Clean & Modern Corporate Studio Shoot – How We Shot It

Background and Vision<p>A corporate photoshoot may not always be the most exciting type of photoshoot, but it doesn’t mean that there’s no room for …

Olympus Cameras

Parallax Animation: Bringing Still Photographs to Life

<b>Update:</b> the photographer made a followup tutorial to answer all the reader questions, see it here:<p>A little technique called “parallax” can add a lot …

Tutorials

How to Keep Your Digital Memories Safe

1<p><b>Make a quick backup now.</b> If nothing else, get a cheap USB stick and drag-and-drop your documents folder onto it. Worry about the other things later. …

Photomatix Pro 5 - Review of the new features

In this video, I will take a look at the features of the brand new Photomatix Pro 5.<p>HDRSoft has released the long-awaited version 5 of their HDR …