Category Archives: Cool Photos

Examples of the coolest photos that we have seen.

Beth Moon’s Photographs of Ancient Trees Will Inspire You

15.jpg

In photography, you will often hear people talking about building a “meaningful” body of work. When you start to try to do that, you begin to realise how difficult it can be. That is why Beth Moon’s work really gave us pause. The San Fancisco based photographer has been on a mission for the last […]

21 Works of Photo Artistry That Will Blow Your Mind

10MichaelStrevens

Great photography is all well and good.  But some photographers — perhaps tired of creating the same landscapes as everyone else, the same portraits as everyone else — are now pushing their work further … and creating compositions truly fit for fine art canvas. This not only makes them more valuable to their clients and […]

These Haunting 1913 Portraits Are From the Beginnings of Colour Photography

c3

Thanks to the folks at The National Media Museum these amazing photographs by Mervyn O’Gorman have been getting a lot of attention lately. Taken at Dorset in 1913, these photographs of his daughter show us some wonderful versions of the Autochrome Lumière process. Autochrome Lumière was a process for colour photography invented in France in 1903, marketed in 1907 […]

Cloned: 14 Skillful Examples of Photographic Multiplicity

clone

Photographers who are dedicated to their craft spend copious amounts of time and energy trying to improve. The specific skills that one seeks to improve upon will vary over time, but the drive to become a better photographer in general will always be there.  Serious photographers take their artistic growth seriously. This doesn’t mean that […]

Inspiring Images of Easter, Passover and Spring

14081199421_be7fa0a1e6_z

The greeting of “Happy Easter” conjures up many happy memories of childhood. The holidays of Easter and Passover have deep religious roots that are celebrated from days and weeks leading up to the holiday or just the day itself. Easter, Passover and related holidays are not always on the same date each year but do […]

28 Images of Photographers Getting Their Shot

photographers 31 3

Sheen Watkins recently wrote brilliantly about the way photographers see the world; the way we feel about our subjects — animate and inanimate; the way we identify and interpret beauty; what motivates us and keeps us passionate about the craft of image making. As Sheen revealed, a photographer’s vision is a direct extension of the way she thinks about photography. It all starts in the mind, abstract thing that it is. So, there’s a mental element to photography. What about the physical aspect? I don’t know about you but I’m fascinated by watching other photographers. I watch them bend, stretch, double over, contort in ways that sometimes seem almost inhuman — or superhuman. I always assume that such displays of concentration are representative of a good idea; otherwise, why get your clothes dirty just for a shot of a flower? Well, to that photographer it’s obviously more than just another flower shot; he’s got a vision he needs to realize. This collection of images is about photographers in action, doing whatever it is they do to get the perfect shot. Surely, many of you will be able to relate.

Coolest Photography Links of the Week: Tutorials, Reviews, Great Photography and More

links 23 3

The photography world is vibrant and alive right now with many artists and visionaries active in creating and sharing great images online. Toad Hollow Photography has been busy searching all over the internet, looking for links to some of the best tutorials, special features and great photography to share here with everyone. We hope you enjoy checking out these amazing posts and pictures as much as the Toad did himself in bringing this list to you.