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25 Most Useful Photography Cheat Sheets – Part1

Here we have collected some very useful Photography Cheat Sheets. I am sure, these diagrams will be very useful for beginners and amateur …

15 Things That Every New Photographer Does Wrong

There are lot of mistakes that we make as new photographers. Some are to be expected, but others are easily avoided. Here are a list of the most …

50 Photography Quotes to Inspire You

Famous photographers throughout history have produced some incredible images that have stood the test of time, but it’s not only their photographs …

10 Successful Practices I've Learned from Interviewing 200+ Photographers

Over the past 8 years, I have conducted well over two hundred interviews with photographers on my show, The Candid Frame. These conversations have …

The Secret to Crafting Stunningly Sharp Images and Preserving It Across Media

You probably know that getting your uploads to look sharp on screen, in print and on social media goes beyond resizing. Now, resizing is incredibly …

Photos of China's Rustic and Mountainous Terrain

Photographer Zhang Ning is lucky to have the bounty and richness of her native China to shoot. Her photos of south-west China’s rustic and …

Why Mirrorless?

Mesmerizing View of Endless Rows of Rapeseed Flowers in Full Bloom

Each spring, the entire Luoping County transforms into a sea of canola flowers, attracting thousands of photographers and tourists to marvel at the …

Five Minutes to Realistic HDR using Lightroom and a 32-Bit Plugin

Five Minutes to Realistic HDR using Lightroom and a 32-Bit Plugin - step by step on how to do HDR in under 5 minutes and spend less than $150

Tutorials

Tips to Protect your Gear in Harsh Weather Conditions

en_US<p>article<p>Tips to Protect your Gear in Adverse Weather or Harsh …

Stand-out third party lenses

When you buy into a new camera system, it can be tempting to only consider lenses of the same make as your camera. But other lens manufacturers also …

Cameras

My 8 Favorite Inexpensive Canon Lenses

In the last few years, I have reviewed more lenses than you could possibly imagine. My photography students are always asking which lens is right for …

42 Great Photos and Photography Links from the Last 7 Days

As another terrific week in the world of photography passes us by, Toad Hollow Photography has been focused on finding links to the best tutorials, …

Understanding and Harnessing the Flexibility of Artificial Light

Since light is a necessary ingredient for making a photo, we have to decide how we’re going to light the photos we make. At its most basic level, …

Light Bulbs

Dynamic Range in the World of Photography

Look at something other than your computer screen for a moment and take note of the world around you. You should notice bright highlights and dark …

Tutorials

The Brilliant Colors of Autumn Photography in 10 Photos

Autumn holds a unique window of opportunities for photographers – vibrant colors can transform an otherwise mundane scene into a blanket of red, …

Researchers Develop Method for Getting High-Quality Photos from Crappy Lenses

There are many reason high-quality lenses cost as much as they do (and in some cases that is quite a lot), and one of them is that high-end lenses …

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 …

6 Secrets to Great Portrait Lighting from Brian Smith

For our guide, <i>Growing Your Portrait Photography Business Part 2: Editorial and Commercial Photography,</i> we talked to celebrity portrait photographer …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Yangshuo, China from a Hot Air Balloon

Photos taken from a hot air balloon are not as common as aerial photos taken from the window seat of an airplane or helicopter, but they’re just as …

Hot Air Balloons

How to Take Amazing Flower Photos

Flowers are one of my favorite photography subjects. They can’t complain if the photo doesn’t come out right. Flowers also look very different when …

Sublime Images of the Brilliant Night Sky Using Long Exposures and Image Composite

“If the stars should appear one night in a thousand years, how would men believe and adore; and preserve for many generations the remembrance of the …

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The Beauty of European Architecture in One Stunning Time-Lapse

Luke Shepard set out to create an epic journey, traversing 36 cities and 21 countries with the goal of capturing beautiful and historic European …

Dangception - waiting for the kick

How To Improve an Image with 2 Steps in Photoshop Using Screen Mode

A Guest Post by Sergey Sus/ Today I want to share a very simple way for improving a photo without having to change the exposure. I use this method …

Photography

15 Beautiful Pictures of Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park is located in The Golden State of California. This national park offers a variety of things to do for the whole family; with …

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 …

20 Remarkable Reflection Pictures

Reflections are all around us – in a window, bodies of water, a mirror, or many other surfaces. Photographing a reflection creates a unique image of …

America's legendary drives

With over four million miles of highway, the USA offers more road trips than anyone could tackle in one lifetime. Whether you’re itching to peek into Wild West history, or just longing for a big ol’ soulful dose of nature’s vistas, you’ll find them along America’s backroads and byways. Here are our …

Hiking