Gerard Brennan

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5 Landscape Photography Tips for Photographing Mountains

After graduating from photography school, I spent a good deal of my twenties photographing the cityscapes of New York. In my thirties, after I …

36 Cool Photography Tuts and Articles That Will Rock Your Week

As another wonderful week passes us by, Toad Hollow Photography has been looking everywhere online for the very best links to tutorials, special …

13 Traits That Make a Photographer “Professional”

This appears to be a big week for Yahoo! with their $1 billion Tumblr acquisition announcement followed by a number of changes to their Flickr …

A Rare Look at How Apple Likely Does Product Photography

Here’s a rare look at the making of a cover for the <i>Macworld Magazine</i> done by Peter Belanger, a photographer who has worked with Apple for years. In …

Making a Living as a New Professional Photographer

The decision to make the transition from hobbyist to professional photographer is a difficult one. While most people start their professional …

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 …

a little bit of everything...

<i>AF during video comparison, GH2 vs GH3</i><p>Panasonic pancake zoom patent at Freepatentsonline.<br>New Olympus WOW and Experience days (Damian …

Beautiful Photos Capture the Majesty of Waves Cresting and Crashing

All of his life, French photographer Pierre Carreau has been fascinated by the shape and movement of waves. It makes sense, then, that much of his …

Top 10 Zoo Photography Tips

Are you happy with the photographs you took last time you went to your favorite zoo? Photographing animals at the zoo affords the photographer many …

Sports Photography: How Most Pros Work

In sports photography, access is key. Without access, you won’t succeed even if you have the most comprehensive array of lenses out there. So if you …

Clever Stop Motion Animation Seen Inside 2000 Photos of Water Drops

The video above is a creative stop-motion video that uses water drops as the “lens” through which the animation is seen. It was created without any …

8 Photo Projects in Your Own Backyard

One of my photography mentors, Freeman Patterson, says, “If you do not see what is around you every day, what will you see when you go to Tangiers?” …

Photos Created by Coating Negatives with Gasoline and Setting Them On Fire

Lisle, Illinois-based photographer Peter Hoffman‘s “Fox River Derivatives” project is a series of abstract photos that question mankind’s …

They have never been so cheap: E-P3, GF5, 17mm, 20mm, 45mm, 75mm and Nokton's.

–<p>There is plenty of Micro Fuur Thirds stuff than reached the lowest price ever on US online stors. I don’t recall to have seen so many good deals …

Which One? Adobe Photoshop CC or Lightroom 5: An Intro For the Completely New Photographer

With today’s announcement of Adobe Photoshop CC and the previous announcement of Adobe Lightroom 5 Beta, we have a very good idea of who each product …

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the 10 Best National Geographic Photos of 2009

National Geographic photographers snapped over 1 million images over the course of 2009. Only about 1000 of those photos were selected and published …

Tips for Flower Photography

You see them everywhere: flowers in full bloom. They are colorful and so easy to photograph. You can use them as art prints, backgrounds for images, …

Macro Photographer Teresa Franco Shares Her Best Phoneography Tips!

Scenario: A ladybug turns your shoulder into its new resting spot. What do you do?<p>Some might say <i>Make a wish</i>. Teresa Franco? She’d say <i>Take a …

What I Learned from Shooting Portraits of 80 People Over 6 Non-Stop Hours

You know that moment when you agree to do a favor for a friend, and it turns into something a bit… well… more? This past weekend I ended up taking …

How to Photograph a Steaming Cup of Coffee

Ever wanted to photograph a steaming cup of coffee? Maybe not – but it could be a fun little evening project to hone your skills. Here’s a video from …

Silhouette Photography Tips and Tutorial

Normally when you take a photo, you want the subject to be as crisp and clear as possible. However, today, we’ll talk about a technique that hides …

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 …

How to Achieve a Realistic Tilt-Shift Timelapse Effect in Photoshop

Timelapse videos are awesome, and tilt-shift lenses are awesome, and when you put them together, you create something amazing. But tilt-shift lenses …

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Photos with Exposure Times of Up to 8 Hours by Minimalist Photographer

Samuel Burns loves his landscapes. He is a minimalist in shooting style. He is also extremely committed to his work. Burns is based in Sydney …

Tips For Photographing Flowers

With the advent of digital cameras and the huge amount of features, close-up photography has become the domain for everyone. The simple macro feature …

Low-Light Video Shootout Pits the Lumia 928 Against the iPhone 5 and Galaxy S3

Nokia recently announced its new Lumia 928: a 8.7-megapixel PureView, Carl Zeiss, OIS-toting replacement for the already impressive Lumia 920 that …

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 …

Tips for Wedding Photographers From a Professional Wedding DJ

The best thing I can mention is <i>communication</i>. We need to have good, constant, open communication. When you arrive on location, find me, introduce …

Convert a Plastic Storage Container Into a Makeshift Softbox That Holds Gear

Dublin, Ireland-based photographer Maciej Pietuszynski was doing a bit of spring cleaning recently when he decided to upgrade a plastic box he has …