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A Former FBI Negotiator Spills The Secrets for Winning Any Exchange [VIDEO] | Inc.com

Christopher Voss created his company Black Swan based on the skills learned as a negotiator in hostage situations.

Black Swans

5 Simple Portrait Hacks That Will Set Your Photos Apart from the Rest (VIDEO)

One never-ending challenge, regardless of the type of photographs you shoot, is to come up with new ideas for creating images that are somehow …

Hacking

See Like a Camera – Part-2

Shoot Mode Tone Control<p>Picking up where I left off last time. Besides the <i>Film Simulations</i> themselves, The Fuji-X cameras offer additional controls …

How to Pre-visualize, Shoot, and Edit a Landscape Photo

Knowing how to visualize a shot in your head before you take it is an important step in the creative process, else you're simply firing off shots and …

Beginner Tips to Improve Your Photography

So, you've gotten yourself a camera and you're ready to start using it.The question is, where do you even begin?Sometimes, the hardest part of taking …

Why Does “Bad” Composition Work?

The rule of thirds is a common framing technique used in photography and cinematography and likely one of the first lessons most photographers learn. …

Landscape Photography

5 Mistakes You’re Probably Making as a Beginner Landscape Photographer

Let’s face it - no one enjoys making mistakes, but in photography as is in life, mistakes are just part of the game. Of course, what’s important is …

Using Just One Light for Dramatic Portraits

If you’re looking for a way to spice up your portrait photography, this easy, one-light set up from photographer Aaron Anderson just might be for …

Visual Exercises for Photographers

The Internet is filled with hundreds of tutorials on how to use what gear and why, but very little of it really focuses on how to become a great …

Photography

Key Elements of a Great Photograph: The Photographer’s Diet

Improving your photography doesn’t have to be complicated. Sometimes it can be as simple as going on a diet–a photographer’s diet. Below, street …

Photography

Focal Length and Field of View Explained in 4 Steps

Just like our eyes are our windows to the outer world, lenses are the eyes of the camera to the outer world.And just like each person has different …

When to Use a Higher ISO for Landscape Photography

For landscape photography, most of the time, you’ll end up using your camera’s base ISO. That’s the power of a tripod; it lets you set long enough …

Three Common Misconceptions Photographers Have About Histograms

Histograms are a very useful tool for checking that you haven't clipped any blacks or whites in a scene and ensuring you have a proper exposure. …

Cameras

30 Photography Links: The Best Photos and Articles from Around the Web

Another week rolls past us in the world of photography and we find Toad Hollow Photography searching the internet high and low for links to the best …

You Can Now Browse Through the World’s Largest Collection of Robert Frank’s Work

The National Gallery of Art owns the world’s largest collection of photos and materials by renowned American photographer Robert Frank. That …

Photography

30 Most Interesting Photography Links of the Week

As 2015 comes into clear focus, Toad Hollow Photography has been actively seeking links to the best tutorials, reviews, special features, great …

How to Use a Tripod

When dealing with slow shutter speeds, a solid tripod is a must-have tool for eliminating camera shake and capturing sharp photographs. Although …

Lens Test: Nikon 135mm f/2D AF DC-Nikkor

Nikon's DC-Nikkor family is only two lenses deep, comprising just this one and a 105mm f/2. A full-frame lens, this 135mm f/2 ($1,080, street) …

Chart: The Daily Routines of Famous Creative People Throughout History

How does your daily schedule compare to the 24-hour routines of some of the most famous creative individuals throughout history? Podio created the …

Creativity