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Make a DIY Home Photography Studio Without Spending a Fortune

If you’ve never watched a video by the folks over at COOPH - the Cooperative of Photography - you’re missing out.They do all sorts of cool things …

Crafting

Simple and Sweet: My Kit Loadout for In-Home Boudoir Sessions

One of the areas of my business that I have been pushing more here in 2017 is the idea of in-home boudoir shoots for my clients. This is partly for …

FUJIFILM

Video: How to Capture Astrophotography Images Without a Star Tracker

In astrophotography, a star tracker is a piece of gear that compensates for the Earth’s rotation so you can take sharp long exposure photographs of …

Create Perfect Portraits in Lightroom Using These 6 Classic Retouch Techniques

With portraiture, what you see is not always what you want to get. Even the very best portrait with the perfect model will often need some form of …

The Lightroom Trick For Sharpening Women's Skin

Posted By Scott Kelby on Monday, December 1, 2014 in Develop | 17 comments<p><b>Above:</b> When we sharpen women’s skin, our general goal is to keep the skin …

Tutorials

Upright! Perspective Correction in Lightroom 5

What is Upright?<p>The Upright feature in Lightroom 5 is a great set of easy-to-use tools for correcting perspective (you know, those pesky converging …

This Many Amazing Photography Links in One Place, It's (Almost) Unbelievable

It has been another wonderful week in the wide world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been looking all over the internet for links to …

Landscape Photography

The 10 Lightroom Tools That Are A Landscape Photographer's Dream

As we know, Lightroom has become a very powerful tool not only for image management but also for post production. Amongst the tools available are …

Clocking in: Silver Efex Pro Saves Time and Speeds Creativity

<i>“Master the art of black-and-white photography with darkroom inspired controls”</i> is the tagline of Silver Efex Pro, which is a part of Google's Nik …

Tutorials

Leadership Lessons from General Eisenhower: How to Build Morale in Those You Lead | The Art of Manliness

Dwight D. Eisenhower had unarguably one of the longest and most taxing leadership roles in American history. For two decades, the lives of thousands, …

Ten Things To Know As You Start Playing 'Watch Dogs'

I published my massive 3,600 word review of Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs late last night, but I thought it would be wise to write a separate, shorter post to ease new players into the game with tips and hints I learned in my 20+ hours of gameplay over the weekend. There are a few things I wish I knew from …

Step By Step How to Do a Head Shot on a White Background

Come join me on a real client shoot! We'll show you how to set up a seamless backdrop, dial in the studio lights, and take great head shots!

Pantheon will need this $21.5M in its hunt to run 30 percent of the Internet

Pantheon, a startup that maintains websites for media outlets, marketers, and other companies even when web traffic goes bonkers, has picked up $21.5 million in fresh cash.<p>Pantheon has cultivated a reputation as an operator of websites based on the open-source Drupal content-management system …

Do You Really Know How To Break the Rule of Thirds?

For some people, the rule of thirds has been a standard guide of good composition. Diligently following this rule has led many to great results. I …

4 of the Most Common Photo Editing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

One of the best things that digital photography has given photographers is the "digital darkroom". I'll spare readers the boring, old spiel about how …

How to Photograph the Milky Way

Many travel and landscape photographers, including myself, try to avoid shooting scenery with a clear blue sky. As much as we like seeing puffy or …

Tutorial: Quickly Remove Bags Under Eyes Using Curves in Photoshop

There are a few different ways to address bags under the eyes when you’re editing a portrait in Photoshop, but the video above shows one that is both …

How-To: Picking a Great Lens for Milky Way Photography

The lens is the most important factor in the image quality of a landscape astrophoto.<p>There are a number of lens traits that will determine the …