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Lightroom to Social Media – A look at the Export Options

You may spend hours of your valuable time working on images in Lightroom, but for what? In order to grow as a photographer, people need to see your work, to be able to not only praise but also critique your output. As we know, Lightroom has become a very powerful editing tool as well as […]

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5 Multipurpose Photography Gear Suggestions for You

As you probably already know, photography isn’t really “one tool fits all” kind of business. The amount of gear you’ll need in order to be able to do everything can be insanely high, thus the cost is high as well. Well, one way to cut down on the cost is to use things that have more than one purpose. Here are some suggestions.

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Jump for Joy: 19 Beautiful Photos of Frogs

I know not everyone shares this opinion but I think frogs are captivating creatures. As a kid, anytime someone asked me what my favorite animal was, I replied very self-assuredly that is was the frog. I’m not sure why this was, considering pigeons dominate New York City wildlife, not frogs. And whenever anyone used the words “frog” and “toad” interchangeably, I was quick to let them know that frogs are not toads and toads are not frogs! My obsession with frogs has diminished considerably, but I still find them quite photogenic — their big eyes, their astonishing variety of colors and skin textures; they are ornate amphibians. So, if frogs don’t make your skin crawl, you will definitely enjoy the following images.

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The Most Inspiring Photography Articles and Photos of the Week

With another week behind us, Toad Hollow Photography has been looking all over the internet for links to the best material to share here with everyone. This weeks list is composed of a particularly profound interview from an industry leader, a selection of tutorials, a review and a special feature, wrapped up with the usual great photography and interesting blogs. We really hope you enjoy checking out these links as much as the Toad did himself in bringing this list to you.

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4 In-Camera Tools That Can Help You Create Beautiful Landscape Images

From sunrises, sunsets, desert ranges, majestic mountains to fields of flowers, creating beautiful landscape images can be easy at times, and sometimes difficult. There’s a lot to think about when composing beautiful images. Sure, we have to determine our ISO, depth of field and exposure compensation. We also need our tripod, cable release and possibly even a filter or two. Then, we need to get our composition just right. A lot of sky? A hint of sky? Or, no sky at all? Finding and framing up our images is a lot of work creatively and technically. However, there are a few in-camera tools that, with a touch of a few buttons and inspection, will give us more “Yes” versus “Had I only made an adjustment” moments when we get back home.

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My First Post to the Tank

201405_The End Post_129_OP.jpg by Susan on Light Stalking 1/250 sec f/7.1 focal length 40mm Olympus OMD EM5 Photo of vines at winery

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First post in the Shark Tanl

201405_The End Post_129_OP.jpg by Susan on Light Stalking

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Sunset Sky in Arizona. Please critique. Thanks.

Summer Butterfly in Brazil Canon 70D, ISO 200, 250mm, f/6.3, 1/320 sec, extension tube

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The Girl and the Fountain

Taken at Regents Park, London, during a lunch time stroll.

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Still life with flowers

There are a few issues with this one, it’s not an image I can retake as the flowers are in the bin. Should I do the same thing with this? ƒ/4.0 50.0 mm 1/640 400

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All Hands On Deck

Join us as we continue to meander the piers of our local Wooden Boat Festival held every year at the Maple Bay Marina, just around the corner from where we live. In today’s post we take a look at 3 wooden boats with completely unique personalities. Jump aboard, there’s plenty of room for everyone!! Please […]

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tree.jpg by Antonio on Light Stalking

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