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Creating Your Own Photo Website on SmugMug: A Beginner’s Guide

The market for photographer’s gallery sites is quite a crowded place. Among the top dogs are Zenfolio, Photoshelter and Smugmug. All of these sites offer very similar content for fairly similar prices. Having just signed up for a Smugmug site, today we will give you a brief overview of what they have to offer.

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What to Do With The Photographs You’ve Created: 3 Ideas to Get You Started

Whether you’ve been photographing for a few months or years, one thing is certain. Your images are unique. They are from your perspective, your view on the subject. Your work is personal. The journey as an artist continues to evolve. Over the course of time, friends, family and acquaintances enjoy seeing your work. Since we live in the digital, social media and web-based world, sharing your work starts here versus just sending via an email or printing for the family album. We’ve all been effectively conditioned to seek, learn and view electronically from our computers and mobile devices. The days of using cloth and leather bound albums are no longer the norm.

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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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Heading South

Geese Heading South by George Kremer on Light Stalking


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I am just starting to get back into photography, like wildlife, birds of prey and Macro shots… Canon 50D Canon 100 – 400mm Canon 28mm Tamron 18 -270mm Paul


Faces in the crowd – 2014 Tour de France

Faces in the crowd by Dado32 on Light Stalking Taken on the Cote de Jenkin Road, Sheffield England on the 2014 Tour de France this was the spot where the eventual tour winner Vincenzo Nibali made his break to take the stage. After waiting all day to photo the tour go by my favourite picture […]


My first photo

Printing from a colour slide to print… Not the easiest way to start but it got me hooked and 35 years ago that was what started me off. After a short break while digital caught up with some film quality, I carried on where I left off but bending pixels instead. It was a lot […]



The old town of Albufeira in the Algarve, Portugal. Several exposures over the better part of an hour. pp with LR and PS. I had tried this a year before but botched it up. This time I stayed out longer and shot more. I wanted to capture the evening light and lights while still maintaining […]


Man in Window

Man in Window 2 by Dado32 on Light Stalking Taken in Patan Nepal, I snapped this one while walking around central Patan and quite like the way it looks as though the man is about to kiss a girl which is actually a manaquin, the wires are a mess which is typical of what you […]


Starting on Studio Photos – Photo 3

So, here is another shot I did. They are my brother and sister in law. Again, there is one thing I didn’t like in this image, but I’ll wait for your comments. I think I’m getting better, but I still have to work the light out! What do you think?