Over the last few years, RAW files have become the norm in digital photography, giving the photographer a significant increase of the control of their images as well as improved image quality. This wasn’t always the case, in the early days of digital photography, which in fact was only the first few years of the new millennium, RAWs were unwieldy, large files that were difficult to post process.
Photography is many things — a profession for some, a hobby for others, a fascinating mingling of art and science; but, perhaps more than anything, photography is a learning experience. And like anything in life, there is always room for growth and improvement, always room for new ideas. Even the most experienced photographers recognize the […]
With lots of photography deals happening around the web, you are very likely to miss many of them. In an effort to keep you updated with the best deals out there, here is this week’s collection of some that we could find.
One of the most important things you can do for yourself as a photographer is to have fun. Whether photography serves as a source of income or is a weekend hobby, the quest to create art can be a drain on your ability to remain internally motivated. You can alleviate much of that self-imposed anxiety […]
Lisbon is regarded as being one of the oldest cities in the world, pre-dating the Roman Empire. It has a population of over 3 million people yet seems to retain a friendly, small city feel. With its historic architecture, quaint trams yet also modern, progressive architecture, Lisbon is an ideal playground for Europe-based photographers.
As another week passes us by Toad Hollow Photography has been looking high and low on the internet for the very best links to tutorials, features, great photography and interesting blogs to share with everyone. This week’s comprehensive list contains a handful of terrific tutorials and special features as well as a great selection of photography from some of the world’s finest artists.
Composition, composition, composition! That word has no doubt been drilled into your head by a photography instructor or by every article or book you’ve ever read or by your photographer friend who won’t shut up about it. Composition.
While Autofocus may take care of most of your focusing worries when you are photographing, there are situations when manual focus can come in handy. Sometimes manual focus is a much quicker way to accomplish perfect focusing. From macro photography to low-light-light photography, manual focus will be a tool you will use often.
There are four main factors that affect how a camera’s metering system will deem an exposure ‘correct’. These are – light, aperture, time, and sensitivity. With a better understanding of these four factors, mastering exposure in your photographs becomes much easier.
Lightroom presets are automated actions that can simplify your post-processing workflow as they can quickly apply a certain style to an image in Lightroom. Presets can be pre made and downloaded for free or bought from websites. They can be also created very easily.