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Wes Armson’s Photographs Are A Great Example of Creativity in Photographing Kids

Photographing kids is always fun, but it can also be extremely challenging and doing it in a creative way is downright difficult. That is why we were pleasantly surprised to come across the photography of Wes Armson. Wes has some exceptionally creative ways of photographing his own kids and was kind enough to let us share some of his results here on Light Stalking. Take a bit of inspiration from his creative photographs of his children.

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30 Amazing Links to Great Photography and Cool Tutorials Every Photographer Will Love

Another wonderful week has passed us by in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching points far and wide online looking for the best links to tutorials, collections, great photography and interesting blogs. This week’s list features a wide variety of subjects, with the hope that there’s something here for everyone. Please enjoy this collection of links with the Toad’s regards.

Daisy Delight by ©Sheen's Nature Photography

The Art and Science of Bokeh: 3 Simple Ideas to Create Better Background Blur

Both bokeh and blur are terms that are used interchangeably in photography. Bokeh comes from the way the lens pulls in the points of light that are not in focus. Bokeh or blur can be good or distracting depending on the preference of the photographer and how it’s used in the image. Bokeh may create a smooth, buttery background with almost a painterly effect. Or, it can be busy, with multiple shapes and colors. Experience and practice enhances the effective and intentional use of bokeh.

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5 Little Known Lightroom Tools That Will Make Your Photos Better

Chances are you’re using Lightroom and getting along with it just fine. But, as is the case with nearly any application, there is always some “hidden” or overlooked feature that would certainly be beneficial if only you knew it existed or knew how to use it. So whether you’re a recent Lightroom convert or adoptee just getting acclimated to a new workspace, or a longtime Lightroom user who has simply been content to use the same few tools each time you work, I will show you 5 Lightroom tools that you may want to put to use on a regular basis.

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Stuck for Ideas? Try These 7 Creative Ideas for a Photography Project

An idea is a powerful thing. Every creative process starts with an idea. But as a creative bunch, we all have been through times when we couldn’t get to an idea even when our life depended on it. That is why you are probably reading this article – since you decided to find ideas with the help of your favorite buddy: the internet. Whether it is a full scale project, or a small series of images, these ideas might help you out.

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First time using “black glass” filter (SRB N1000) <br>DSC_4567-2.jpg by filbert99 on Light Stalking



Hello, my name is Kinsley and I’m passionate about photography. I am currently pursuing a degree in advertising. There was no one picture that got me into photography, I just knew I loved it and wanted to pursue photography on a professional level. A photographer whom I look up to would be Scott Kellby, because […]


Saying Hello

This is my first post so I thought I would say “Hi” I’m not a beginner and I’m far from Pro, I like taking pictures and enjoy talking Photography.



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I photograph my kids. A LOT! I have 4 under the age of 5 and they are constantly moving. Any advice on capturing movement? I took this today at a park of one of my twin boys. Canon t3 rebel ISO 100 f1.8 Rest of settings on auto <br>image.jpg by Mominmo on Light Stalking


New guy

Hi not sure if this is a good place for a hello. Name is Tom. I look forward to the shark tank. Just gave my first comment. Look forward to meeting some folks here


Green Terror

Spare a few moments to give me your valuable comments. < The Green Terror by jediamrod a photo by accident I asked her to smile but she was distracted with the TV, so we went that grin and the position of the hands. illumination, and the instagram filter did the rest.