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Why I Took Up Photography: Jason Row

Why I Took Up Photography: Jason Row

Believe in yourself, be confident in your abilities and take photos that will silence your critics. Read how Jason Row found photography and made it not only his job but his passion The post Why I
Kick Back and Peruse The Coolest Photography Links Of The Week

Kick Back and Peruse The Coolest Photography Links Of The Week

Toad Hollow Photography has been looking in all corners of the internet for tutorials, special features and great photography to share with everyone. We hope you enjoy checking out this list as much

US Comedian Conan O’Brien Roasts Award-Winning Stuffed Anteater Photo

A recent scandal in the photography world is either lighthearted in nature, or sad, depending on your outlook on life, and that scandal is the tale of the photograph featuring a stuffed anteater that

A Step by Step Guide To Faking Bokeh In Photoshop

While it is not the perfect replacement for a wide aperture lens, with a little careful selection work in Photoshop and some patience, it is possible to create a pretty convincing Bokeh look. Here is

Is The Mainstream Media Determined To Push Sensational Stories About Drone Users?

While most of our articles detail irresponsible drone ownership and piloting, the US TODAY Show focused on a subset of drone pilots that are using their UAVs to take pics and spy on people. Is this
Bite Size Tips: Long Exposure Light Trails

Bite Size Tips: Long Exposure Light Trails

Long exposure light trails are a starting point for any photographer interested in night photography. It can become an obsession and also a step towards understanding the exposure triangle and how the
Facebook Bans Groups Used to Boost Instagram Reach

Facebook Bans Groups Used to Boost Instagram Reach

As part of a broader effort on the part of Facebook to crack down on groups and users that may be abusing its system, the social media service announced it was banning ten major groups used to boost
Bite Size Tips: Amazing Food Photography Primer

Bite Size Tips: Amazing Food Photography Primer

Taking great photographs of food is not an easy skill to accomplish, but can be honed with practice. Follow these tips and you too can create some drool-worthy images with the gear that you already
Looking For A Square-Format Camera? Fuji Debuts The Instax SQ6

Looking For A Square-Format Camera? Fuji Debuts The Instax SQ6

A new Fujifilm camera in the Instax line should be hitting a store near you soon with Fuji recently debuting a new square camera in the Instax line, the SQ6. The post Looking For A Square-Format
An Easy Tip For Better Portraits

An Easy Tip For Better Portraits

Now don't get me wrong, I love gear as much as the next photographer. I am totally guilty of spending way too much on a bunch of gadgets but here is an easy tip on how to get better portraits without
How to Make Your Smartphone Photos Look Like They Came From A Pro Camera

How to Make Your Smartphone Photos Look Like They Came From A Pro Camera

There are some incredible smartphone images out there. So why do our smartphone shots rarely come out like those ones? Today we are going take a look at ways of making your smartphone shots look like
Understanding Noise And How To Reduce It In-Camera and In Post-Production

Understanding Noise And How To Reduce It In-Camera and In Post-Production

Have you ever noticed countless tiny colored dots in your photographs? If you have, it’s probably because you have (consciously or not) forced your camera into becoming more sensitive to light. Here
10 Excellent Photos That Show You How Negative Space Can be Used Effectively for a Great Composition

10 Excellent Photos That Show You How Negative Space Can be Used Effectively for a Great Composition

Negative space is the area that surrounds the main object in a photo, and can be utilized as a composition tool to convey sizes and shapes more effectively. It is a concept that has been used in art,
Netflix Caught Up in Copyright Storm for Stranger Things Promo Pic

Netflix Caught Up in Copyright Storm for Stranger Things Promo Pic

If you ever take a truly awesome pic you have to worry about someone stealing it someday – that just seems to be par for the course in photography anymore. But what is always surprising, and brazen in
4 Free E-Books That Will Help You Capture Better Street Portraits

4 Free E-Books That Will Help You Capture Better Street Portraits

Street photography predominantly deals with capturing candid portraits of strangers. If you haven't photographed strangers before, it can be a challenge to do so when starting out with street
Monkey Selfie Saga to Become Movie

Monkey Selfie Saga to Become Movie

Many of you may have read our account of the hopefully finished monkey selfie saga. But if you haven’t you can give it a read by clicking here. Basically, photographer David Slater found himself in
Bite Size Tips: The Misty Water Effect

Bite Size Tips: The Misty Water Effect

Have you ever wondered how to get that magical, dreamy, mist-like effect in your images when shooting any flowing water features like a waterfall or a river through a forest, or maybe a rough ocean?
6 Reasons Why Your Images are Out of Focus

6 Reasons Why Your Images are Out of Focus

Nothing is more frustrating than capturing a beautiful moment with a camera, only to find out later that something went wrong and the most important part of the picture is out of focus. Here are 6
7 Reasons Why You Should Get Into Macro Photography

7 Reasons Why You Should Get Into Macro Photography

A macro photograph is an extreme close-up of small objects (like insects and small plants) at extremely high definition. Macro photography is a fantastic means of expression, but also great study
How to Photograph Spectacular Light Trails

How to Photograph Spectacular Light Trails

Light trails can make fantastic shots and, because of their technical requirements, they can also be very educational. Here are some tips to encourage you to head out in the evening and see what you