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Essentials to Getting Started with Low-Light and Night Photography

Low-light and night photography follow the same basic fundamentals of photography but there are some techniques that are more prevalent and worth …

Landscape Photography

A Quick and Dirty Guide To Depth of Field

<i>Aperture –</i> One of the first things we learn in our studies as photographers is about aperture. Not only does it control the amount light that passes …

Landscape Photography

The 7 Keys to Mastering The Headshot

A good headshot says a lot about a person, as it should. A headshot technically is a portrait, but a great headshot isn't just your typical posed …

Waterfall Photography Tips and Techniques

Waterfalls seem to grab the hearts and minds of people. Go to any location that has one or more waterfalls and it is pretty much a guarantee that …

Landscape Photography

Window Light Portrait Photography Tips

Have you ever tried to create a lovely portrait but not known how? It’s not a hard thing to create a beautiful portrait. The secret is the lighting. …

Photography Tips

How to Photograph Light Trails

Photographing light trails is somewhat of a rite of passage for low light photographers – usually by setting up a nice landscape composition that …

Landscape Photography

Thinking of Taking an Online Photography Course? Have You Thought of These Things First?

To say that the Web has an important impact on daily life would be an egregious understatement. The fact that we have such ease of access to the …

Camera Lenses: Narrowing Down the Choices

First of all, what is focal length? According to the textbook definition, “focal length is measured in millimeters (mm), and it represents the …

Cameras

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 …

6 Tips for Mastering Bokeh

Bokeh. There’s that word again. It’s one of the most obsessed-over words in photography, from how to pronounce it to how to “make it.” It often seems …

101 Greatest Running Tips

It can be tough to stay motivated—especially when you're tired or the weather sucks. But we've got 101 reasons why you can't quit—from our friends at Runner's World<p>"Stop fighting it!" That's what a fellow marathoner yelled at me years ago in the middle of a very windy out-and-back marathon. "Don't …

How to Shoot Great Portraits with Your Kit Lens

Shooting portraits is always one of the most popular topics discussed on Light Stalking. Everyone wants to get that professional look, but many feel …

103 Things I’ve Learned About Street Photography

A good photo asks more questions than provides answers 35mm as a focal length is generally ideal for most street photographers. 28mm is too wide …

Street Photography

Portrait Tips and Techniques by Wayne Radford

Facial Recognition<p>In this ebook, you will find information on how to fine-tune and simplify the essential skills necessary for quality portraiture. …

How to make your non-stock Android phone look like a Google Play Edition device

Ever since the Samsung Galaxy S 4 and HTC One Google Play Edition devices launched, they’ve been all the rage. If you like the stock look, there’s a …

Apps

Recycling Robot Of The Future “Erases” Concrete Buildings

A conceptual robot makes it possible to intelligently deconstruct a building, without any of the fuss or mess.<p>There’s too much concrete in the world to accurately quantify it, though estimates put <i>annual</i> production of the stuff at about 6 billion cubic yards. It’s an alarming situation, to be sure, …

Extracted

The 10 Best Android Apps of the Month: June 2013 (video)

There are thousands of apps that release every month, and we’re here to sift through all of that and show you some of the best ones that released this month! If you’re in a rush, jump straight to the video, otherwise, stick with us as we take a closer look at these apps!<p>Despicable Me<p>First up on our …

Apps

88 Amazing Photography Links That You Won't Want to Miss

With another terrific week in the world of photography passing us by, we find Toad Hollow Photography has been searching high and low in all corners …

National Parks

Beyond the Resume: Two Web Services to Help Promote Your Work

Whether you’re a seasoned professional looking for a new job or a recent graduate embarking on your career, connecting with the right people and …

A Tea Infuser That Takes Its Cues From The USB Stick

The Loop is a handy, gadget-like strainer that stores loose tea and lets you brew a fresh cup any time.<p>Tea is synonymous with bourgeois comfort. Scores of writers agree that there are few things as cozy on a rainy day than a cup of strong tea and a good book. Kakuzō Okakura, for one, divined the …

Tea

Back to Basics: Food Photography Lighting & Styling

In today’s foodie/cellphoneography/Instagram world, everyone is a food photographer. It’s almost customary to take a photo of your food before …

34 Best (And 3 WTF) New Android Apps And Live Wallpapers From The Last 2 Weeks (5/7/13 - 5/21/13)

Article Contents<p>1 Featured App<p>1.1 Clueful<p>2 Apps<p>2.1 Hangouts (replaces Talk)<br>• 2.2 Apex Notifier<br>• 2.3 CubeRoot<br>• 2.4 Marvel Unlimited<br>• 2.5 Splay Launcher<br>• 2.6 …