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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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Digital photography from the foothills of the Rockies.

Hi folks. I am a retired IT Analyst who returned to his photography hobby upon retirement with the goal of becoming a more serious amateur. I like to photograph flowers, wildlife and landscapes, but have been known to do macro and other “nature” things as well. I have a growing interest in IR photography as […]


Composition feedback please

I would enjoy some more feedback on composition please. Does the right and bottom framing work or not? Too much emptiness in the left and top? Foggy Island by joevh9009 on Light Stalking


experment with light

Reason # 1: when I was much younger I took a photo class in high school and the first project was making a pin hole camera, loading it with film, developing the film, and printing my first Black & White photo. Everything after that just started flowing and a camera has always been in my […]


Hi, I'm James

Hi! Have been reading articles on here for some time now, thanks to Flipboard. Thought I’d sign up so I can be part of the community too. Main aim is to learn more by further exploring the subject of photography. I’ve been taking photos for most of my life. I recall, as a kid, my […]


Fall in Harper's Ferry, West Virginia

Time for an autumn scene since it that time of year. I took this way back in 2009 with a 6MP Nikon. This one at least uploaded without significant darkening. Anyway, what are your thoughts? EXIF: 1/200 sec f7.1 ISO 200 Click on picture for full size pic in Flickr.


Another Bryce image

Still playing around with the darkening issue on Flickr uploads. Getting some welcome assistance from @Reyers. There is still darkening in this even though it is brighter than I like in PS and LR. Darkening is concentrated in shadow areas on this one. Anyway, let me know what you think of the image other than […]