As you probably already know, Adobe Lightroom is one of the most versatile pieces of post production software available and is used by the majority of photography professionals to organize and do basic edits to their images. But what specifically can you do for your landscape images in Lightroom? Let’s look at a few simple LR edits that can make your images pop.
As another terrific week passes us by in the world of photography, Toad Hollow Photography has been searching in all corners of the internet to find some of the best links to tutorials, special features, great photography and interesting blogs to share here with everyone. Here is this week’s compendium of hand curated photography links.
Photographing your kids is often one of the most rewarding parts of photography for a lot of parents. The memories that can be saved are treasured by so many families. But knowing how to photograph children can be tricky. Here are some basic tips that will get your photographs of your children up to scratch.
It is a fact that one should constantly strive to get better at a skill to produce better results, photography being no exception. It takes time and effort to take your photography to the next level. Continuous learning and experimentation is the key. To help you become a better photographer, we’ve put together great deals and freebies on photography education for you.
“How do I get off Auto?” When someone learning photography begins to ask this question, you can tell that there is a greater level of enthusiasm in the person about photography. Suddenly, photography becomes more than just capturing snapshots. There is a big difference between staying in the comforts of the Auto mode and taking your skills a notch higher by embracing the Manual mode.
For some people, life revolves around the beach — the water and waves, the sand, the marine life, the expansive horizon. Beaches are iconic places. They provide the setting for everything from family picnics to peaceful afternoon walks; they are a refuge for thrill-seeking surfers, nostalgic lovers, and curious children. Here are 10 tips to help you capture better beach photos.
Content-Aware Scaling is somewhat of an unsung hero and one of many nifty little tricks that get buried behind their bigger, more popular editing tool counterparts in Photoshop. Content-Aware Scaling is actually, really useful and, if you ever need to give your photo a different aspect ratio but not by cropping, this tool might just be the one for the job.
Welcome to Beaver Island, Michigan. Beaver Island is filled with beautiful sunscapes and cerulean water colors that rival the Caribbean. “America’s Emerald Isle” is the largest of 30,000 islands in the Great Lakes region. Photographers of landscapes, flora and fauna will discover many delights on Beaver Island.
They say that everything old becomes new again. Indeed, life does tend to unfold around us in a cyclical fashion. But what about film photography? There surely seems to be a growing interest in film photography but, for many, the idea that film photography is “new again” doesn’t really fit, as they never completely gave up film even after the digital revolution took firm hold.
“Today everything exists to end in a photograph,” Susan Sontag famously stated in her book On Photography. We can’t argue with it as we all know how true that is. All we can do is try to take better photographs! So here we are again, bringing you some cool deals and freebies from around the web, all aimed at helping you create better images. We hope you like them.