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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
f3.5, 18mm, 1/15 sec iso 100, AWB, tripod. 3 shots processed in Photomatix Pro
It is rare that I try to shoot a portrait mode landscape but I think this one works. I like the colors in this and the detail.
Hi, I’m brand new here and still relatively new to “true” photography. I’ve always been the type to snap tons of photos with a point-and-shoot camera when traveling. However, a year and a half ago, I purchased my first DSLR camera to take on my honeymoon. Since then, I have taken a few classes about […]
My Dad was an amateur photographer and I sort of picked it up by osmosis. There was never a particular point that I decided to become one myself. I’m really just playing at it, but I’d like to get better.
Ibis Morning Call by George Silvas on Light Stalking Processed in LR, PSE and Nik CC: @tersha