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Buying a Used Camera? Don’t Overlook These 8 Important Considerations

More often than not, buying brand new photography gear can be too expensive. It therefore makes complete sense when people opt for used photography gear, which isn’t such a bad idea if you know what you are looking for. However, many people waste money on cameras which work fine until you bring them home. Hopefully this article will help you prevent that.


How to Capture Misty, Magical Photographs: 3 Essential Tips on Timing, Tools and Technique

The eight to five workday starts. Workers swipe time clocks, dash through closing elevator doors and fight rush hour traffic. By this time in a completely different setting, many nature photographers have already had their coffee while watching a kaleidoscope of life emerge. Mornings filled with fog, a light mist highlighted by the sun’s rays or hovering like a blanket over low lands are a delight to photograph. To effectively capture the mood and color, there are three essentials. These include 1) Timing 2) Tools and 3) Technique.


The Benefits of Working as an Assistant to a Professional Photographer

If you ask me if you should work as an assistant to a photographer, I’ll say yes. Working as an assistant to a photographer who is successful might prove to be a great experience. It’s not just because you are around a famous, successful photographer and you have material to tweet about, of course. You will learn so much and that is most important.

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This Many Amazing Photography Links in One Place, It’s (Almost) Unbelievable

It has been another wonderful week in the wide world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been looking all over the internet for links to tutorials, special features, great photography and interesting blogs to share here with everyone. This week’s list features a wide variety of subjects, both in pictures and articles, and represents the works created and shared online by the finest talents on the global stage today. We truly hope you enjoy perusing this list as much as the Toad did himself in bringing it to you.


365/52 Project: Why Daily/Weekly Photo Projects are Good for Your Photography

Daily/weekly photography projects are a good idea whether you are just starting out or you have been doing photography for a while. Most of the photographers I personally know have gone through one of these. But what is all the noise about it? Well, first of all, it is a good tool for the learning curve for beginner photographers. Forcing yourself to do better every day means that you are actually forcing yourself to learn and understand photography better every day.

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Weekend Photography Challenge#208 Space

How do you use space, both positive and negative to convey what you want in your photography? Or have you even thought about what it means in the evocative sense of the word? Show us photographs that a sense of space does for you, a lot or a little.


Waikawa Bay, Picton NZ

Waikawa Bay, Picton by Steven on Light Stalking


Kayleigh having fun

Funny how something which was a serious no-no with my own kids ends up being ‘fun’ and ‘funny’ when executed by the grandkid! Kayleigh thinking it’s quite funny to ‘eat’ grandma’s soda using a fork – on top of the table in a restaurant! Kayleigh Spur by Tobie on Light Stalking


Cham community in Kandal Province, Cambodia

Picture 1.jpg by Alison Jarvis on Light Stalking


Totem Pano In Need of Opinions


GO Green

Go Green by Dr Amit Kocheta on Light Stalking



I am Steven, I live in Asia. The one photo that I remembered seeing was the Vietnam war photo of a solider shooting a man point blank into his head. That image has stayed with me. Not until I took up photography that I learned about the soldier and the photographer. I started this journey […]