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Stop taking pictures. Start taking photos.

I’m standing at the Australian coast, looking out onto a breathtaking sunset. I pull out my phone and take a picture:<p>I look down at my phone, …

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11 of the Most Breathtaking Travel Photos of the Year

Prepare to get a serious case of wanderlust.<p>The Siena International Photo Awards recently announced the winners of their annual international photography contest and the results are stunning. With submissions from over 100 countries from Turkey to Myanmar, professional and amateur photographers …

The 20 best architecture photographs of the year

Get ready for the Arcaid Images Architectural Photography Awards 2016<p>Photographing buildings, interiors, or any built environment is no easy task—as anyone who’s struggled to snap an artful architecture Instagram will know—so it’s best left to the pros to create images that do more than document …

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Top 20+ Japan Street Photography Shots That Capture The Rarely Seen Side Of The Land Of The Rising Sun

Few places in the world are as alluring as Japan when it comes to street photography. The neon alleyways of Tokyo, Osaka, and other major cities …

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You Need Jimmy Fallon and the Lonely Island's 2016 Version of 'I'm on a Boat' Today

Nautical themes, The Roots, and Leo references.<p>I've long argued that Tuesdays are worse than Mondays. You go into Mondays both refreshed and prepared for a shitstorm. Come Tuesday, you're burnt out by the long Monday, you're still basically at the beginning of the work week, things have already …

Watch This Trump Supporter Yell, "Go Back to Africa!" at African American Protesters

A new day, a new low.<p>Politics is ugly. We all know this. But while the democrats are fighting over who loves health care most, a Donald Trump rally was canceled because of violence and now this.<p>MSNBC's national reporter Tony Dokoupil shared footage of a Trump supporter screaming, "Go back to …

How to Beat the House: the Science Behind Gamblers’ Hot Streaks

From the MIT card counters to the Irish lottery schemers to Hong Kong’s racetracks, how a few brains spotted the loopholes, beat the house, and …

'I'm a little frumpy:' How Obama learned to dress like the president

In his memoir, "Power Forward: My Presidential Education," Reggie Love, now 33, explained what it was like to crisscross the nation with Obama, buying his clothes, carrying his luggage, babysitting his children, and serving his meals.<p>"I was his DJ, his Kindle, his travel agent, his valet, his …

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6. Instant Magic Ice

Give yourself the powers of Queen Elsa herself with this neat little trick. Freeze a bottle of purified water to at least -8°C, then carefully remove …

When Being a Good Photographer Isn’t Enough

I’ve met a lot of bitter photographers over the years, especially as high-end cameras have become cheaper and more accessible. They complain that …

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 …

10 Amazing Light Painting Photographers You Should Start Following Right Now

Light Painting goes as far back as Pablo Picasso, and since the true formation of the medium with pioneers such as Dean Chamberlain, Eric Staller and …

Street Photography Cheat Sheet For Your Travels

If you are new to street photography, or even if you’re not, remembering settings, nailing the composition, getting idea inspirations, and just …

How to Create a Black Background Anywhere with this Photography Trick

Many portrait photographers dream of owning a studio with all the bells and whistles. However, some photographers who work on-location in …

10 Ways Photography Can Change Your Life (It Changed Mine)

I have always been interested in photos. When I was younger, I used to pore through drawers of photos and photo albums that my parents made, looking …

8 Common Landscape Photography Mistakes Beginners Make

If you are interested in landscape photography I'm sure you have read lots of “how to improve…” type articles, which are all useful in their own way. …

Tips for Better Bokeh Photography

The term “bokeh” seems to have evolved from its original definition. Nowadays bokeh refers to out of focus lights and shapes within a picture, rather …

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digiCamControl Lets You Tether Your Nikon Camera to Your Windows Computer

Freeware is all the rage these days–and digiCamControl was born out of a need to find a way to tether a camera to a computer but not wanting to pay …

Trick Photography eBook and Video Course

1<p>An eBook Like No Other!<p>It comes with <i>295 pages of instruction</i>, <i>9 hours of how-to video tutorials</i>, and contains over <i>300 creative photographs</i> created by …

Dubai: Stunning Dynamic Timelapse Photography

Dubai is a truly incredible city. It contains some of the most glorious skyscrapers, including the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world …

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95 Amazing Photography Links

It's been a really exciting week in the world of photography and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching everywhere for the very best links to …