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30 Unmissable Photography Links of the Week

Another wonderful week in the world of photography has been and gone, and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching all known corners of the internet for links to tutorials, special features, great photography and interesting blogs to share with everyone. This weeks compendium features a wide variety of tutorials and photographs, covering many different aspect and genres of the craft. We hope you enjoy checking out these links as much as the Toad did in bringing this list to you.

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Close-Up & Macro Photography eBook Review

Are you into macro photography? Are you into eBooks? Good, because I think you’re going to love Introduction to Close-Up & Macro Photography by Ed Verosky. The eBook seeks to alleviate much of the anxiety surrounding macro photography by addressing the most pressing points of inquiry and providing the reader with a roadmap to producing wonderful macro images.


5 Things That Often Get Overlooked In Your Photography Workflow

All photographers have their own way of doing things. The workflow differs, but it is essentially the same thing. But since we are all human, we often forget or overlook certain things. This article might overlook something as well, but I will try to point everything out.

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How to Get Sharper Eyes in Your Portraits

A good portrait draws the viewer in to the subject, creating a connection between the two. It should provoke thought and intrigue, making you wonder what the subject is thinking at the time the shot was taken. If there is one part of the face that can communicate this the most, it is the eyes. Beautiful, sharply focused eyes grab your attention and hold it there, they can make or break a portrait, but there is an art to getting pin sharp eyes, a lot of it in the technique used to take the shot, some of it in the post-production. Let’s take a look at what we can do to get those eyes sharp.


How To Photograph Weddings: 9 Tips to Create Perfect Memories

A wedding is a sacred moment for many people. A wedding photographer is hired to document that moment, as discretely as possible, without ruining the fun and moment for anybody. As easy as this may sound, this is a task which many professionals fail to accomplish the right way. Photographing a wedding means that you need to be everywhere, but not obstruct anything. In addition, keep in mind that your photographs will need to be top notch from the get-go because there is no “let’s try again” or “don’t worry, we will reschedule”.

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Complete Amateur, just leaving Auto!

I’ve loved photography since my first 35mm camera way back when I was in 9th or 10th grade … I’ve graduated up to a Nikon D90 now, and love it more. Slowly working my way out of Auto and into Manual mode!


just me…

great question! i honestly don’t know what particular photograph got me interested. i just realized one day that i loved photography and had a blast with it and have a good eye for it. have a TON to learn about it though and am excited to join this community! I am currently a full time […]


Fall Color

Lantern’s Mill 2-2.jpg by jack thomas on Light Stalking


Park Gondola

I’m new here, and also fairly new to DSLR photography. After a bit of self-teaching and online help, I am starting to pay attention to composition and artistic techniques. This is one of the first pictures that I was somewhat proud of. This hasn’t been post-processed, as I do not have any software, yet, except […]



I actually am a simple person love to take pictures using my phone or camera. I love nature! I love to see photos and I know I will see them from here.


How to work large scenery like Bryce Canyon?


Olympic NP

f3.5, 18mm, 1/15 sec iso 100, AWB, tripod. 3 shots processed in Photomatix Pro