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32 Utterly Impressive Photography Links to Kickstart Your Week

32 Utterly Impressive Photography Links to Kickstart Your Week

With another wonderful week in the wide world of photography passing us by once again, Toad Hollow Photography has been tirelessly searching all corners of the internet for great links to share here with everyone. This week’s compendium features some great tutorials and special features, a wonderful selection of great photography.

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Paint, Music, Action: A Photographer Seeks to Capture Music in His Camera

Paint, Music, Action: A Photographer Seeks to Capture Music in His Camera

At first glance, these photographs will have you wondering about the unusual yet striking subject they capture. They may come across as intriguing structures made of merging color splatters that might look essentially the same with each progressing photo. However, each image has quite a unique and fascinating origin. These photographs by Martin Klimas attempt to answer the question “What does music look like?”

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Get Inspired: 31 Absolutely Marvelous Photography Links

Get Inspired: 31 Absolutely Marvelous Photography Links

It’s been another terrific week in the world of photography and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching all corners of the internet for the best links to tutorials, special features, great photography and interesting blogs to share with everyone here. This week’s compendium contains a great selection of articles and images by some of the finest and most gifted artists working today.

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Gimp Tutorial: How to Make Your Images Sparkle Using Levels and Curves

Gimp Tutorial: How to Make Your Images Sparkle Using Levels and Curves

In a recent article here on Lightstalking, we introduced you to the considerable benefits of the open source software Gimp. Of course it’s all very well to tell you about such programs but as with any software, it can have a steep learning curve. For this reason, we are going to do a series of tutorials to teach you how to get the best out of Gimp. In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to add sparkle to dull shots.

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So You Want to Use My Images For Free?

So You Want to Use My Images For Free?

It’s quite a poetic note, isn’t it? How many times has this happened to you? Once, twice, yearly, monthly even…….? What do you do? Well firstly, take it as a compliment. But seriously, someone thinks your work is high enough quality to represent their company – that’s a real accomplishment! Kudos to you. But for free? Well, we’ll see about that.

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How to Capture Striking Silhouettes in 7 Easy Steps (With 10 Stunning Examples)

How to Capture Striking Silhouettes in 7 Easy Steps (With 10 Stunning Examples)

A silhouette is a photographic phenomenon created by backlighting that is capable of conveying mood, drama, mystery, and emotion in ways unmatched by more conventional styles of portraiture. Silhouettes are incredibly simple in form, yet they possess a great deal of aesthetic and atmospheric power. Fortunately, they are quite easy to create.

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15 Impressive Panoramic Images, And Tutorials on How to Create Them Yourself

15 Impressive Panoramic Images, And Tutorials on How to Create Them Yourself

Many point-and-shoot cameras and DSLRs have a built-in panoramic mode to produce panoramas for you, and if a camera isn’t capable of stitching together the individual images to form a panorama, there is software aplenty to take care of this. This post shows you 15 splendid examples of panoramic images and provides you links to tutorials on creating them yourself.

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Amazing Portraits of the Most Isolated Tribes of the World

Amazing Portraits of the Most Isolated Tribes of the World

In 2009, a photographer set about a unique journey. A journey with an intent to document as many isolated civilizations and cultures as he could. Through his project, called Before They Pass Away, photographer Jimmy Nelson wanted to capture the lives and traditions of the last surviving tribes around the world.

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These Photographs by George Georgiou Are Heart Breaking

These Photographs by George Georgiou Are Heart Breaking

Between 1999 and 2002, photographer George Georgiou was living in Kosovo and Serbia, recently emerged from war. While in country, he managed to visit three psychiatric institutions. This is what he found.

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Whoah. When NASA Promotes a TV Show With Photography, They Really Go All Out

Whoah. When NASA Promotes a TV Show With Photography, They Really Go All Out

We have to confess that we are pretty huge fans of the astrophotography that NASA puts out on a regular basis. Last week they blew us away again when they released a bunch of images to help promote Cosmos. Not much else to say on this one, but wow. Check them out.

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