A Zenit 11 review? Why on Earth are Light Stalking reviewing an obscure, 40-year-old, Soviet film camera? Well, its partly a labour of love and nostalgia, and partly because if you want to dabble in film photography, then there is probably no cheaper option than a Zenit SLR. Built like tanks and ruggedly simple, many […]
As the technology surrounding digital photography continues to grow and evolve, so does the interest in film photography. The simplest of film cameras, so-called toy or lomography cameras, are surprisingly popular. This, despite the fact that they produce what some might consider technically inferior image quality. But it’s that very thing, the unique character and […]
Photographer Olivia Bee contends that “it’s way more important to know how to take a picture than use a camera.” I tend to agree. Here’s why. Using A Camera Obviously, one does have to know how to use a camera. I’ve said on numerous occasions that one of the pitfalls of frequently upgrading camera bodies […]
Ever since the masterful photographs of Ansel Adams, photographers have flocked to emulate his dramatic black and white photographs of mountains. And in many cases, we think a lot of them have done a very nice job of photographing the subject. Use this collection as inspiration to try it out for yourself and find the […]
It’s been another wonderful week in the wide world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been looking in all corners of the internet to find links to the best tutorials, special features, great photography and interesting blogs to share here with everyone. This week’s list features some terrific pieces and articles, and we really hope you enjoy reading and seeing them.
It wasn’t so long ago that we talked about the value of the iPhone as a photographer’s tool and what so-called iPhoneographers can do to get the most out of their devices. While the focus of that particular piece is on the iPhone, the advice contained within can easily be applied to any mobile device. Let’s now take a look at the accessories that can take the mobile phone photography to the next level.