Antarctica: Photographing the End of the World

As perhaps the worlds last remaining unspoiled and intact wilderness, Antarctica has many rules and regulations governing how people must behave in this pristine land, the one that always sticks with ... See full article

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Aspen Wrap Up Helicopters, Snowcats, Bikes + BTS Photo Gallery

Whew! Days 5 & 6 of our shoot for Aspen are in the can and we’ve celebrated a massive success. The weather drama we were expecting passed us by, unaffected, and we kept the sun in the sky t... See full article

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25 Wonderful Black and White Countryside Landscapes

Something about getting out into the countryside makes us all want to pull out a camera. The open fields and fresh air are great, but they also allow a lot of opportunity for great photography. These ... See full article

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Behind-The-Scenes Photo Gallery From Aspen [Day 4]

Day 4 here, coming at you–almost live–from Aspen/Snowmass. We’ve had an epic previous 3 days…and today the weather turned milky on us. Just white everywhere, with no snow…... See full article

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21 Creatively Captured Moon Reflections in Water

Nothing can be quite as evocative as the moon for a lot of people (not just photographers). Something about it attracts us. When you combine it with water and reflections, a little visual magic happen... See full article

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Video Blog/Update from Aspen-Snowmass Campaign Shoot Day 3

Heading into Day 3 during our Aspen/Snowmass campaign, the weather report was looking sketchy. Lo and behold, we were completely wrong–the weather shifted to pure glory and we were able to make ... See full article

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Day 2 Diary of the Aspen/Snowmass Shoot Nailing It

Yesterday’s scout was epic. After waking at 3:55am Seattle time, flying Seattle >> Denver >> Aspen we arrived and hiked our asses up to 12,395 feet of elevation. Sea level to 12 grand in a few h... See full article

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Follow Along With Our Week-long Campaign Photoshoot For Aspen/Snowmass

Alarm clock at 4am. Right now, 6am. Boarding an early morning flight from SEA to Aspen, CO via Denver. Does this rhetoric sound familiar? If it does, and if you’re a regular around here, youR... See full article

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Photography Knowledge 101: What the Hell is SEPIA?

Ever clicked the sepia button on Aperture, Lightroom, or your favorite photo app and wondered, “What the hell is sepia?” I bet you have. It’s fascinating how many novice and seasoned... See full article

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How To Become A Pro Photographer in 5 Simple Steps

Got a note the other day from an aspiring photographer. He wanted to know what it takes to become a pro. I thought–very pragmatically–that it’s really not complicated. HARD maybe, bu... See full article

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Fascinating and Colourful Photographs of Creepy Crawlies

While they might make our skin crawl, they indisputably offer photographers a heap of opportunities for great macro photography. Creep crawlies are everywhere and with a macro lens, a reversing ring, ... See full article

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Visual Voodoo: People as Street Art

Street artist Mark Jenkins challenges people with his unique sculptures of humans in interesting or compromising situations. Made from packing tape and then dressed in pants and shirts, wigs and jewel... See full article

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17 Creative Uses of Lens Flare (And How to Get The Effect Yourself)

For many years in photography, lens flare was actively avoided by photographers. Flare, which is basically light scattered within the lens due to unplanned reflection and lens impurities, was consider... See full article

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27 Photos of Waves To Get You Through the Day

For those photographers who are lucky enough to live near the coast, many will know that waves are a never ending source of great photographic opportunities. From abstract through to coastal landscape... See full article

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24 Creative Duotone Photographs

When you’re looking to create a certain mood or feeling in your imagery, many photographers turn to monotone or duotone. And while most go with subdued tones to evoke similar feeling to black an... See full article

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Why Birds Are a Photography Favourite

Bird photography is always a popular topic among outdoor photographers. The challenges presented in trying to get a good photograph of a bird though, are difficult to understate. Besides the skittish ... See full article

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iPhone Photos That Sell

Its not the camera, its the photographer that makes the picture. Thats what photographers are always told and what the successful ones always say and its particularly true for anyo... See full article

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Black and White Flowers A Study in Form

This is a guest collection by Tom Dinning. Download Tom’s latest book, “Learning to See” for free here. They say you can win the heart of a woman with a bunch of colourful flowers. M... See full article

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Winter on the Beach: 26 Chilling Photographs

While we often associate photographs of the beach of sun and fun, we often forget that winter throws up some amazing opportunities for landscapes and coastal landscapes. As you can see from the wonder... See full article

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The Sky in Landscape Photography: Making It Work

While wondering through the Tate Gallery in London many years ago lavishing myself on a feast of paintings by William Turner I came across a small note book of his, secured within a glass cabinet in a... See full article

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28 Amazing Outdoor Photographs from This Winter

It is very tempting in winter to put away the camera and hunker down inside. As these photographs show, that would be a mistake for the outdoor photography enthusiast. With a little skill, it is possi... See full article

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Famous Photographers Pose with Their Most Iconic Images

When we gaze upon an iconic (or even just a really good) photograph, its difficult to think about the work or the passion behind it – we are seeing a documented scene or a crafted image and&#... See full article

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Talent Imitates, Genius Steals: chasejarvisLIVE REMIX episode with MIKE RELM [coming Tues Feb 7]

There’s a saying that you should understand. It’s “TALENT IMITATES. GENIUS STEALS.” Now before your undies get in a wad, I’m not saying steal work and pretend it’s ... See full article

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73 Links and Photos That Will Make Your Photography-Loving Head Explode

It’s been a truly wonderful week online in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been busy collecting the best set of links to tutorials, great photography and interesting bl... See full article

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No, But I Can Learn

Do you know how to load a roll of film? Work a light meter? Edit slides on a light table? Scan film? Color correct scans? Track a photo inventory? Submit photos to clients? Work with a stock agency? M... See full article

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