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How to Use Shutter Speed to Control Water in Timelapse Photography

When working on a timelapse, you make a lot of decisions. You have to consider shutter speed, aperture, ISO, time of day, and various other …

Landscape Photography

The Path to Better Photography

Ed Verosky is a professional photographer and author based in New York. In this article, Ed presents his recommended path to learning photography. If …

Photography

Grab a Coffee: Here's 85 Amazing Photography Links from Around the Internet

As another week passes us by Toad Hollow Photography has been diligently searching all over the internet for the very best links to tutorials, …

Street Photography

Strawberry Lemonade Cake Recipe

<b>Serves 12</b><p>Ingredients<p>1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature<br>• 1 3/4 cups sugar<br>• 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon zest<br>• 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour<br>• 1 tsp. …

Dessert

Thirsty Thursday: Beat the Heat with Icebreaker Mojitos

Stephen Murello, Stephen Murello<p><b>It’s more than just alliteration;</b> <b>it’s a statement, a proclamation that Thursdays are when the weekend should really</b> …

Beginner Tips for the Aspiring Wedding Photographer

“I’m shooting my first wedding and I’m freaking out!! Do you have any pointers?”<p>This quote has to be one of the most common that I’ve come across in …

Weddings

How to Overcome Bad Lighting and Bad Backgrounds as a Wedding Photographer

Bad light and a poor location can quickly derail a shoot. But it doesn’t have to be that way. These obstacles can be overcome through smart placement …

GMO Crops Mean More Herbicide, Not Less

Over the past 15 years, farmers around the world have planted ever larger tracts of genetically engineered crops.<p>According to the USDA, in 2012 more than 93 percent of soy planted was “herbicide tolerant,” engineered to withstand herbicides (sold by the same companies who patent and sell the …

How to Capture the Perfect Photograph

As artists, we see the beauty in the everyday. It isn’t easy to portray that beauty in an image. Getting what we see in our mind’s eye into the final …

Landscape Photography

Examples of HDRs and Night Shots in Wedding Photography

New photography businesses pop up and disappear every day. At least once a week, I get a new request to “like” a new photography studio from a friend …

Photography Success: What Does it Take to Make it as a Photographer?

The Internet is saturated with how-to photography tutorials. So often, emphasis is placed on technical details. Rarely do we hear more about the …

Parents: Parenting News & Advice for Moms and Dads

Iesha Champs posted photos with her “mini lawyers” to mark the milestone.<p>The TODAY correspondent spoke about her grandmother losing her 3-year-old …

Parenting

Chocolate Strawberry Nutella Cake

I made this cake on a whim. I didn’t feel like making ganache, so in desperation, I reached for the the half-eaten tub of Nutella I’d hidden on the …

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Photo Tip: All About Portraits

<b>Reader Question:</b> What’s your advice for taking the best portraits?<p><b>My Answer:</b> Two words: light and lens.<p>Though any light source can work, the most flattering portraits are usually made in what is called open shade. Open shade can be found almost anywhere out of direct sunlight.<p>Useful portrait …

My Attitude - My Life - My Rules

Learn How to Use the Sharpening Tools in Lightroom

There’s no question that Lightroom is a powerful piece of photo processing software, but due to that power sometimes it’s not as easy to wrap our …

Tutorials

Instagram Facebook Analytics and Management Platform

Being able to monitor our follower growth in so much detail over time has been really valuable to our Instagram strategy.<p>Audrey Tolbert<p>Marketing …

Marketing

Case Study: An Example of One Photographer's Workflow

If you like taking photographs like I do, either for the pleasure of it or for the living, you must have dozens and dozens of thousands of pictures …

Photography

How to Take Great Product Photos

If you’ve ever scrolled through a page of thumbnails while searching for products, you’ve probably noticed how much more inclined you are to take a …

Learn Photography by Example

One of the best ways to improve your photography is to look at example photos that other photographers have taken and learn about the settings, …

Learn Composition from the Photography of Henri Cartier-Bresson

<b>Update</b>: The Foundation of Henri Cartier-Bresson has asked that this article be taken down. Apologies.

How to Challenge Yourself To Be A Better Photographer

We all want things to be easy, stress free, and effortless. So much in fact we often overlook the benefits of a challenge. To continue improving our …

17 Kinds Of "Sushi" That Ain't Fooling Anyone

Hey, you're not sushi. You're just a sneaky banana!

Ice Cream

How Photographers ‘Photoshopped’ Their Pictures Back in 1946

Retouching and manipulating photographs is done with fancy photo-editing programs these days, but back in 1946, making adjustments required a lot …

Review: Shooting Stars - How to Photograph the Moon and Stars With Your DSLR by Phil Hart

<i>Shooting Stars – How to Photograph the Moon and Stars With Your DSLR</i> by Phil Hart is a complete guide to taking amazing photos of the night sky. If …

Camera Modes: Setting Aperture and Shutter Speed

You might think that acquiring a $1,000 DSLR makes you a photographer. In truth, the first step down the “photographer road” is switching from auto …

Shutter Speed

There's A New Generation Of Young People Hopping America's Trains

"Two weeks later I was gone — this was it, I was riding my very first freight train."<p>From 2004 to 2009 Brodie rode more than 50,000 miles through 46 states, documenting who and what he encountered along the way with a Polaroid camera before switching to 35mm film in 2006.<p>The Polaroid Kid showcased …

Crime

28 Badass Burgers To Grill This Weekend

Praise the lord, barbecue season is finally here.<p>A little note: This list omits veggie burgers. If you feel miffed in any way by this, know that it is not because they are not delicious. It is strictly because they tend to be delicate, and thus tricky to grill.

Cooking

11 The Most Colorful Cities In The World You Must Visit

I often wonder what makes a city beautiful? Is it the architecture, the landscape, the people? Maybe it’s something even simpler like color. A …