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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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Garden water fall – HDR trial

Hi, The two images below are of a garden water fall with a slow shutter to soften the water. The first image is the normal exposure with 5 second shutter. The second image is a HDR with -1, 0 and +1 exposure (2, 5 and 10 sec shutter). Camera setting for both images: f22, ISO […]


A newbie story…

Embarrassing as it is to tell, it was not a picture I liked. It was my bad pics that my friends teased me about that led to a dslr. I was going to show them a thing or two. I now have a camera. I’ve learned a little. Photography has become my new passion. I […]


Photographer from chile

Greetings all from a beautiful city call Pucón in the south of Chile, the land of volcanoes.



Watson by makane on Light Stalking


Antique/ appreciate all comments. Thx

Antique by makane on Light Stalking


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!