A polarizing filter is one of the most useful filters you can purchase. From eliminating reflections to enhanced saturation of colors, it can help you add that wow factor to your images with very little effort and get great shots straight out of camera.
Portrait photography has and always will be a huge source of fascination for photographers, but there are quite a few tricks to getting a great portrait. In this article, we are going to have a look at some of the major considerations that portrait photographers take into account when they are shooting.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing or so the saying goes. Of course, generally in photographic circles, a little knowledge is not so much dangerous as potentially embarrassing. One way to combat this is to arm yourself with some entirely useless, but undeniably interesting facts about our chosen pastime. Do take a look at these conversation enhancing tidbits.
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.
We hope you are having a great time photographing! If you’re looking for deals on photography gear or resources, then you’ve arrived at the right place. Here’s the latest edition of our ‘Deals and Discounts’ post to bring to you some sweet photography deals from around the web. Do check them out.
This is the first part of my series on continuous lighting. Here, I discuss the various types of artificial constant light sources you can use to create great-looking product and portrait images. Small flash units and studio strobes have their advantages, but many photographers simply feel overwhelmed when dealing with the technical issues associated with […]
Today’s digital cameras are bursting at the seams with so many bells and whistles that many of you may not have explored your camera enough to discover all the camera features. But there might be some very useful features worth discovering. Check out these 6 ‘hidden’ camera features you will be glad to discover.
To be a real photographer you can only shoot in manual modes. It is of course a daft statement, a good photographer will use whatever modes he needs to get the shot efficiently and creatively. However, the original comment is often bandied around to suggest it is not possible to do creative photography in automatic modes, today we are going to debunk that myth.
One of the keys to stunning landscape photographs is so obvious that it is often overlooked. If you find your landscapes lacking in awe, try adding these three elements: a foreground, middle, and background. As simple as it seems, a lot of photographers often place too much focus on just one of the elements and forget about the other two sections when composing their landscapes. By adding these three compositional ingredients and paying them all equal amounts of attention, you can take your landscapes from flat and dull to riveting images you will be proud to hang on your walls. Let’s take a look at a few examples below to see why this is so important.
It has been a terrific week in the world of photography and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching all points of the internet for the best links to share with everyone here. This week’s list features a selection of interesting tutorials, special features, great photography and a very interesting blog post. We hope you enjoy checking out the work created by some of the most gifted artists in the field as much as the Toad did in bringing this list to you.