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Get in Quick for This Week’s Discounts in the World of Photography (From Around the Net)

Get in Quick for This Week’s Discounts in the World of Photography (From Around the Net)

Photography is such a huge industry that there are always great deals happening around the place. The problem is that it’s easy to miss them unless you’re really putting some time into searching them out. Well, this post is a bit of an experiment for Light Stalking – we decided to search out the ones we can find and present the current deals in the world of photography and some offers that are ending.

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Can You Even Handle This Many Awesome Photography Links

Can You Even Handle This Many Awesome Photography Links

The internet has been a busy place this week in the world of photography and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching all corners looking for the best links to share here. This week’s list features some really interesting tutorials, reviews, special features, great photography and interesting blogs for the avid photography enthusiast.

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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Shooting Raw

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Shooting Raw

You’ve seen it on the spec sheets for cameras you considered purchasing, you’ve read about it on one photography blog after another, and you’ve heard your photographer friends talk about it — shooting raw. But do you know what it is? What implications it has for your images and whether you should be doing it?

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Understanding the Sunny 16 Rule

Understanding the Sunny 16 Rule

Once upon a time during the film era of photography…photographers had to keep a light meter handy at all times so they could take readings to get proper exposures. Experimenting on-scene was simply out of the question; it was expensive and time consuming. Being caught without a light meter — or several other pieces of gear that we take for granted in modern times — meant trouble; but just in case that ever happened, photographers devised various principles and guidelines designed to help them navigate their fully manual cameras. Among the most famous of those guidelines is the “sunny 16 rule.”

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7 Common Portrait Mistakes and How to Fix Each One

7 Common Portrait Mistakes and How to Fix Each One

Portraiture is one of the most popular genres of photography around. It’s also one of the most challenging. It takes many long hours of practice before you get really good at capturing the essence of human personality and, along the way, you’re going to make more than your fair share of mistakes.  Don’t sweat it, […]

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The Reasons You Might Want to Buy a Rangefinder Cameras

The Reasons You Might Want to Buy a Rangefinder Cameras

Photography has always gone through phases and fashions, both in the style of the imagery and of course the technology we use. At the moment the DSLR is perhaps on the wane whilst the upstart is mirrorless.

However, through these changes in fashion, one camera type has always sat in the background, quietly being used by a select group of enthusiasts and professionals alike – the rangefinder camera.

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These 30 Photography Links are Dying for Your Attention

These 30 Photography Links are Dying for Your Attention

A selection of tutorials, reviews and special features join the usual weekly list of great photography links as curated by Toad Hollow Photography. This week’s list contains links to beautiful art pieces and informative articles, sure to keep the avid photography enthusiast engaged in a process of discovery and learning.

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Candid Conversations, Part 2: Face to Face

Candid Conversations, Part 2: Face to Face

If it’s true that conversing is an art form, the physical presence of two — or more — individuals only serves to add an extra dimension to and enhance the dynamics of a scene that is ripe for any eager candid/street photographer to capture.

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Retro Cameras: Style Over Substance?

Retro Cameras: Style Over Substance?

Retro styled cameras are all the rage these days and are selling like hotcakes. From the Nikon DF to the Fuji x100s, a lot of manufacturers are taking advantage of fashion over function. But is it really a case of style over substance or are these new retro cameras up to par in functionality too?

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Candid Conversations, Part 1: 27 Pictures of People Using Cell Phones

Candid Conversations, Part 1: 27 Pictures of People Using Cell Phones

The ubiquity of mobile devices is something we’re all used to by now; it’s just a fact of modern life that on any given day we are going to encounter dozens of people interacting with their cell phones as if their lives depended on it.

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