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night time photography 31 10

6 Ways to Make the Most of Night Time Photography

Night time photography is surprisingly similar to daytime photography in the sense that it’s all about finding the right light. Obviously, things are considerably more challenging at night, and while it may appear your opportunities are severely limited once the sun dips below the horizon, you should think in terms of having a different set of opportunities rather than having fewer of them. If you’ve been looking to get started with night time photography, the tips below should be of some interest to you.

used camera 30 10

Buying a Used Camera? Don’t Overlook These 8 Important Considerations

More often than not, buying brand new photography gear can be too expensive. It therefore makes complete sense when people opt for used photography gear, which isn’t such a bad idea if you know what you are looking for. However, many people waste money on cameras which work fine until you bring them home. Hopefully this article will help you prevent that.


How to Capture Misty, Magical Photographs: 3 Essential Tips on Timing, Tools and Technique

The eight to five workday starts. Workers swipe time clocks, dash through closing elevator doors and fight rush hour traffic. By this time in a completely different setting, many nature photographers have already had their coffee while watching a kaleidoscope of life emerge. Mornings filled with fog, a light mist highlighted by the sun’s rays or hovering like a blanket over low lands are a delight to photograph. To effectively capture the mood and color, there are three essentials. These include 1) Timing 2) Tools and 3) Technique.


The Benefits of Working as an Assistant to a Professional Photographer

If you ask me if you should work as an assistant to a photographer, I’ll say yes. Working as an assistant to a photographer who is successful might prove to be a great experience. It’s not just because you are around a famous, successful photographer and you have material to tweet about, of course. You will learn so much and that is most important.

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This Many Amazing Photography Links in One Place, It’s (Almost) Unbelievable

It has been another wonderful week in the wide world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been looking all over the internet for links to tutorials, special features, great photography and interesting blogs to share here with everyone. This week’s list features a wide variety of subjects, both in pictures and articles, and represents the works created and shared online by the finest talents on the global stage today. We truly hope you enjoy perusing this list as much as the Toad did himself in bringing it to you.

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I am Rahul interested in nature photography.


Vivid purple

I wanted to capture the curving center stalks of the vivid purple flower in my back yard. The photo is not as sharp as I would have liked but the background blurred beautifully. One thing to note is that the flower itself is rather flat, with no layers to add depth… Any suggestions on how […]



Bhopal Lake by Dr Amit Kocheta on Light Stalking


is there a macro sub-forum here?

Hi I am new. I might have missed it, does people here shoot macros?


It's my first day :)

I took a photo of my son on his first birthday of him right in front of the camera, then made it black and white whilst keeping his eyes blue through an editing program. I felt really good about it and continued to learn everything I could about photography


Pittsburg, PA Skyline – The Point

Pittsburgh, PA Skyline by rooster on Light Stalking Body – Canon EOS-1 DX Lens – Canon EF 24-105mm f/4.0 L IS USM Focal Length – 58mm Aperture – f/6.3 Shutter Speed – 10 sec. ISO – 160 Manual Exposure as always.