Color is an important element of composition. It has long been known that all colors have distinctive influence on us. The color red has a wide gamut of emotional contexts and can subsequently have a strong impact on your photographs. From enhancing color contrast to creating a focal point, it can transform your images from ordinary into extraordinary.
Machu Picchu is one of the most breathtaking locations on earth and whilst it may seem that every shot has been covered before, there are many locations within the ruins, each opening up a new photographic possibility. If you get a chance to visit this magical place, take it. This post gives you pointers on photographing the iconic site.
Many point-and-shoot cameras and DSLRs have a built-in panoramic mode to produce panoramas for you, and if a camera isn’t capable of stitching together the individual images to form a panorama, there is software aplenty to take care of this. This post shows you 15 splendid examples of panoramic images and provides you links to tutorials on creating them yourself.
We hope you’ve been honing your photography skills because it’s competition time! The chance to win great prizes aside, photography competitions provide a wonderful opportunity to test your photography skills and learn from the experience. The deadline for some of the competitions is fast approaching, so you better be quick about it! Get set, go!
The camera has become ubiquitous and different kinds of photographers can be identified based on distinctive features. This tongue-in-cheek post takes a look at those photographers out there that have come to define themselves in one way or the other.
Everybody loves great deals and freebies. The only problem, more often than not, is you never get to know about them in time. You don’t have to worry anymore because we will bring you the coolest photography deals from around the web every week. Here is this week’s list of deals and freebies on photography education, gear and presets & actions.
Zoom lenses are everywhere in modern photography — from mobile devices to point and shoot cameras to entry level DSLRs. But there also exists a different family of lenses called prime lenses – the ones with fixed focal length, that can really change the way you capture photographs. They can help you become a better photographer.
After spending hours in the field capturing wildlife images, putting a little effort in post production can work wonders with your photos. Creating impact with wildlife photography in Lightroom starts with refining your image to your quality standards. Then it becomes a playground in applying Lightroom’s creative features to bring out your own magical perspective.
Perhaps one of the biggest challenges in becoming a proficient photographer is learning to see the creative possibilities of the scene in front of you. Most of us, when we first start out in photography, are so enamoured by our chosen hobby that we simply raise the camera to our eye and shoot away without a care in the world. You can, however, develop a photographic vision with 4 simple tips.
With another wonderful week in the wide world of photography passing us by once again, we find Toad Hollow Photography searching points high and low online for the best links to share here with everyone. This week’s comprehensive list includes an interesting selection of tutorials, some special features and the usual list of great photography.