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Learn the Skill of Critiquing Photographs With These 5 Tips

Learn the Skill of Critiquing Photographs With These 5 Tips

There are different ways to critique, some more helpful than others. While there is no right or wrong way to give critique, it is important to know that most people would like to receive feedback that they can take back home and add to their learning. The skill of critiquing photos can be learned with 5 simple considerations.

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Bird Photography: Capture Amazing Photos Using These Tips and Techniques

Bird Photography: Capture Amazing Photos Using These Tips and Techniques

It’s hard not to appreciate birds and bird photography. They delight birders, viewers and photographers every day. Learning how to photograph images of birds that convey their personality, behaviors and traits can be readily accomplished with tenacious patience in the field and honing your skills. This post provides some really useful tips and techniques to capture amazing bird photos.

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How to Safely and Successfully Photograph Lightning

How to Safely and Successfully Photograph Lightning

Lightning is quite simply a marvel of nature. While it does carry with it an appreciable potential for destruction, we can’t ignore our fascination with lightning. It’s a beautiful phenomenon and, as such, easily lends itself to being photographed. This post explains everything you should know to capture the perfect lightning shot.

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A Photographer Asks Strangers to Pose for Him. The Images Are Touching.

A Photographer Asks Strangers to Pose for Him. The Images Are Touching.

We have come across many ‘strangers’ project where a photographer asks strangers to pose for a photo but this one is unique. In 2007, photographer Richard Renaldi began a project where he asked complete strangers to pose for him but with a condition; they have to touch each other in some way. The result is a series titled Touching Strangers.

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Sports Photography Video Tutorials That Cover 5 Different Sports

Sports Photography Video Tutorials That Cover 5 Different Sports

Sports photography brings with it a different set of challenges. You not only have to be on your toes for the duration of the game but also look out for different perspectives to set you apart from the other photographers covering the event. This post provides you with a collection of video tutorials that cover the basics of sports photography and how to photograph 5 different sports.

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Grab These Amazing Photography Deals While They Last

Grab These Amazing Photography Deals While They Last

With photography deals happening around the web all the time, you are sure to miss out on many of them. We are here to help you! Here is the latest edition of our weekly post on photography deals from around the internet that include offers on photography education, gear and presets. We hope you like them!

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How to Create an HDR Image From a Single Raw File in Photoshop

How to Create an HDR Image From a Single Raw File in Photoshop

For quite a few years now, high dynamic range photography, or simply HDR, has been an important trend in photography as it allows the photographer to create an image beyond the limits of the camera’s sensor in order to recover lost details in shadows and in highlights. This post explains how to create an HDR image from a single Raw file.

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How to Use Luminosity Masks in Photoshop to Transform Your Images

How to Use Luminosity Masks in Photoshop to Transform Your Images

From exposure blending to fine contrast adjustments, luminosity masks are one of the most powerful set of tools available to photographers in Photoshop. Throughout photography websites worldwide, we can see amazing image after amazing image created using luminosity masks. Yet, very few photographers know what luminosity masks are and how they can transform their imagery.

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Getting to Know Your DSLR: Part One

Getting to Know Your DSLR: Part One

Today’s article is aimed at the newcomers amongst you, both to Lightstalking and to photography itself. Today we are going to take a look at getting to know your DSLR, understanding what some of those knobs, buttons and dials do, and which ones you need to master first to get to grips with your new tool.

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Awesome Photography Links to Start Your Week With

Awesome Photography Links to Start Your Week With

We’ve had another terrific week here in the world of photography and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching all over for links to tutorials, special features, great photography and interesting blogs to share here with everyone. This week’s list is full of great articles and photographs created by some of the finest artists practicing in the field today.

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