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3 Reasons Why You Should Revisit Your Old Photos – Photography Article

Last Updated on August 17, 2019 by Jason D. LittleThere are all sorts of sayings about how one should never live in the past, always keep moving forward, never look back. It’s generally good advice — I get the lesson these precepts intend to instill. But as always, there are exceptions.I think it’s a good idea for photographers to look back every once in a while. You know that virtual mountain of photos you have stored across multiple hard drives?…

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28 Cute and Beautiful Photographs of Penguins – Photography Article

Penguins are a favourite of everyone from the humble iPhone photographer at the zoo through to the professional shooting in the Antarctic. And it’s for a good reason – they are a hugely photogenic subject and audiences just cannot get enough of them!We think these shots are a fun collection of what can be done with a great subject :first-child { color: rgb(255, 255, 255); }#tve_editor [data-css=”tve-u-15e1dc8689f”] .thrv_icon { left: 0px; right: auto; transform: translate(50%, -50%); }#tve_editor [data-css=”tve-u-15e1dc8689f”]:hover button {…

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21 Vibrant Landscape Photographs of Valleys – Photography Article

Some days and places it can be difficult to take a bad photograph. Even still, these landscape photographs of different valleys from around the world are a great reminder to get out and shoot! Share your own in the comments!Also, make sure you check out our wonderful resource page on Landscape Photography – we love that you can get all these resources in one place and we hope it helps you to become a great landscape photographer. :first-child { color: rgb(255,…

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Photo Of The Week, Forum Discussions And More – Photography Article

[Total: 0    Average: 0/5] Welcome to the wrap! If you are a new member and still haven’t said hello to us, please feel free to do it now! We all hope that Light Stalking will help you embrace your passion for photography. Today we bring you everything that you need to know from the past week! Tersha’s weekend photography challenge was a great one – Back Lighting, yes another amazing photography theme. There are some discussions you may have…

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19 Stunning Lake Sunsets for You to Reflect On – Photography Article

Last Updated on August 12, 2019 by AngiePhotographer Catherine Opie once referred to sunrise and sunset as “the biggest cliché in photography.” While Opie’s series of photos “Twelve Miles to the Horizon” deals with the very subjects — sunrise and sunset — that she deemed cliché, I think it’s safe to say that Opie succeeded in approaching sunrise and sunset in a slightly different way.That’s the thing with clichés, especially those of an artistic nature — it may have been done before,…

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Photo Of The Week And More – Photography Article

[Total: 0    Average: 0/5] And here is your long awaited weekly wrap-up! This week, as usual, we want to give our new members a special shout out! If you are among them and still haven’t said hello to us, please feel free to do it now! Today we bring you everything that you need to know from Lightstalking’s past week! There will be photos and discussions from the general chit chat forum, as well as some beautiful shots from Tersha’s…

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How I Beat Photographer’s Block – Photography Article

[Total: 0    Average: 0/5] We all get it – the dreaded photographer’s block – our very own version of creative block. It’s a common malady across the creative world. And it hurts. Dare I say, it hurts even a little more for us, being that the cost of entry for photographers is often so much higher than other artists to their crafts.Photo: Matt HardyYou sit on your couch, you look at your beautiful gear, and you just don’t feel…

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25 Abstract Images That Rock – Photography Article

[Total: 0    Average: 0/5] To put it simply, abstract photography is a genre of photography which seeks to depict a certain subject in a way that doesn’t have an immediate association with the object world. What’s really great about abstract images is the fact that anything can be your subject! In other words, there are absolutely no limitations.The only thing that matters is your ability to show the subject in an unusual way and make it unrecognizable or very…

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Catch Up On The Coolest Links In Photography – Photography Article

[Total: 0    Average: 0/5] The exciting world of photography never seems to rest, and here we find that Toad Hollow Photography has been looking in all known corners of the internet for links to tutorials, special features and great photography to share with everyone. This weeks list is composed of a wide diversity of subjects and features, from some of the best writers and artists working in the field today. We really hope you enjoy checking out all these…

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23 Stunning Still Life Photographs That Will Inspire – Photography Article

[Total: 0    Average: 0/5] Still life is a wonderful genre. It traditionally depicts inanimate objects such as flowers, fruit, vases and books in a visually appealing way. While it can look straightforward, still life is a genre that will engage many of your photography skills. Of course, composition is key – you’ll need to nail your subject, story and mood; the background; your elements in your still life and their layout. Then of course there is lighting – ensuring…

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11 Website Mistakes No Photographer Should Ever Make – Photography Article

[Total: 0    Average: 0/5] If you are reading this is highly likely that you have already understood the huge difference between social media and a website. Therefore, I congratulate you. You have no idea how many people are still confusing the two. Today I want to talk a bit about the most common mistakes photographers make when building their own websites. I’ll try to keep the order logical, but be aware that some things can happen independently of others.…

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Enjoy Some Of The Most Amazing Photography Links From Around The Web – Photography Article

The world of photography never seems to rest with artists and writers from all corners of the earth creating and sharing great content. Toad Hollow Photography has been relentlessly searching this past week for links to tutorials, special features and great photography to share here with everyone. This weeks variety of links represents some of the best in photography today, hand-curated to cover the widest range of topics and interests in the field. We really hope you enjoy checking out…

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33 Stunning Images Of Sand Dunes – Photography Article

Sand dunes whether at the beach or in the desert are simply stunning. The patterns made by the wind, the light and shade inherent in the landscape make for amazing compositions and the sheer majesty of these endlessness shifting sands make for amazing story-telling.  Of course, story-telling, patterns, light, and shadow are all advanced composition techniques. If you are looking to improve your photography composition and learn concepts that really go beyond the ‘rule of thirds’, do take a look…

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9 Night Photography Tutorials That Will Have You Setting Up Your Tripod In The Dark – Photography Article

Night photography is a wonderful challenge that you should really be spending time on.  The fantastic thing about night photography is that your local area will look completely different at night, so you can take advantage of seeing your everyday world in a different way.  Claim Your Free Camera Craft Cheat Sheet Print it out and keep it for when you really need it – when you’re out shooting! Peng Liu Quick Tips To Get You Started With Night Photography…

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Here Is Your Weekly Round-Up From The Light Stalking Community – Photography Article

Last Updated on June 30, 2019 by Angie Hey there Light Stalkers! Another week passed by, and as we get closer to reaching the year’s midpoint, we are starting to see some good things coming around the corner! The most notorious one is the forum moving Rob announced earlier this week. This past week we got plenty of new users that went unnoticed, if you are one of them, please say hi to us here! Feel free to roam as…

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Grab A Comfy Chair, Here Are The Coolest Photography Links Of The Week – Photography Article

What a wonderful week in the world of photography! There have been some terrific tutorials, special features and great photography posted by some of the best artists and writers working in the field today, and here we find we are lucky to have Toad Hollow Photography searching all over for the very best links to share with everyone. This week’s list is composed of a wide variety of hand-curated topics, and we hope you enjoy checking these posts out as…

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6 Funny Photography Accounts To Follow On Instagram – Photography Article

Last Updated on June 26, 2019 by Angie Without a doubt, there are many talented photographers to follow on Instagram nowadays. But how many of these photographers are talented and hilarious at the same time? Sometimes you want to see great images that will make you laugh too, and that’s why we created this list for you. Humor is an integral part of our everyday lives, and Instagram photographers like the following six ones have brought the community together thanks…

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15 Black and White Photographs From the Early Twentieth Century – Photography Article

Last Updated on June 24, 2019 by Angie Ever since I can remember, I’ve always been quite fond of history. Therefore, it isn’t a surprise that I enjoy teaching the history of photography in my lectures at the University. Unfortunately for me, I’ve always had a hard time with memorising dates and factoids, but that is a story for another day. Claim Your Free Camera Craft Cheat Sheet Print it out and keep it for when you really need it…

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45 Delectable Photographs Of Delicious Desserts – Photography Article

Dessert – is there a better meal of the day? Sweet treats are definitely my downfall. Even better, these delectable delicacies photograph beautifully.  Honestly, I think it is all the vibrant colours that make desserts not only a tasty but also a visual, treat. Colour can be wonderfully creative and composing in colour begins with understanding colour.  :first-child { color: rgb(255, 255, 255); }#tve_editor [data-css=”tve-u-15e1dc8689f”] .thrv_icon { left: 0px; right: auto; transform: translate(50%, -50%); }#tve_editor [data-css=”tve-u-15e1dc8689f”]:hover button { background-color: rgb(96,…

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Get Inspired With These 30 Links From The World Of Photography – Photography Article

There is a whole lot of stuff going on in the world of photography these days. We are lucky to find here at Light Stalking that Toad Hollow Photography relentlessly searches for tutorials, special features and great photography to share with the community, and this is reflected in the hand-curated lists the Toad creates weekly. This week’s list has a great selection of articles and shots for everyone to peruse and enjoy, and we hope you enjoy checking them all…

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Grab A Coffee And Catch Up On What You’ve Missed On Light Stalking – Photography Article

I’m pretty sure that Rob and Jasenka put some serious work into fighting the obnoxious bots from nasty Spamland. Therefore introductions started blooming this past week again. We want to give a warm welcome to Rusted Imaging, Matthew Brazle, Denise W, Fishie, Seth L and Mintox Studios; feel free to roam as you please, I’m sure you’ll find a vast amount of information that will make you grow as photographers. It makes us all at Light Stalking happy to see…

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Four Effective Ways You Can Nurture Your Creative Life – Photography Article

You’re a creative — a photographer. You’re not bound to the same rules that the 9-to-5 crowd adheres to. You refuse to be locked into a cubicle. You view the world in a markedly different way than the spreadsheet experts. But the creative wellspring that you so often dip into isn’t guaranteed to flow forever — it can dry up. To keep your creativity — and your creative life as a photographer — in prime condition, you have to nurture…

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Sit Back And Relax With Your Light Stalking Update – Photography Article

Perhaps you noticed that for a couple of days registering in our forums was a bit restricted. Rob had it with spammers, and you can read more about it here. Everything seems to be back to normal, so we hope our front door will start blooming again. It is a real shame that this sort of things happens and we can’t guarantee that it won’t happen again. If it does, and you are legit or know somebody who wishes to…

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7 Signs You’re in a Photography Rut and 7 Ideas to Get Your Groove Back – Photography Article

Are you in a photography rut? You are not the only one. Nope. Not at all. We all get this, as painful and as frustrating as it is. It sneaks it’s way in; you may not even realise it at first. Then “Bam!” it hits you square in the lens. You’re in a creative, photography rut. You’re doing the same thing over and over. Your camera bag is becoming an irritant. Your workflow is getting so routine that you could…

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A Photographer’s Guide To Paris – Photography Article

It’s known as the City of Light, one of the most photogenic cities on the planet. It is also one of the world’s most cliched, expensive and Instagrammed cities. Although not huge by the standards of London and New York, packed into its central districts are some of the most iconic locations known.  Like many beautiful and photogenic cities, Paris can be surprisingly hard to photograph. Tourists, a varied climate, and the sheer numbers of beautiful locations can conspire to…

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Conversations And Amazing Photographs You May Have Missed From Light Stalking – Photography Article

Ok, so this update is a little late…but we can’t believe it is June already! And we hope that you are having a great time here with us at Light Stalking because we are. It is incredible to see how some of you folks have started developing out not only their style but also a more profound passion towards photography! We all live in a hurry, and today we are bringing you everything that you need to know from all…

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Here Are The Coolest Photography Links Of The Week For Your Enjoyment – Photography Article

It has been yet another inspiring week in photography, with photographers and writers from all genres creating great content to share online with enthusiasts.  In this weeks post, we find that Toad Hollow Photography has been searching all over for links to remarkable tutorials, unique features and great photography.  We hope you enjoy checking all these links out as much as the Toad did in bringing you this weeks list. TUTORIALS How To Photograph People With The Sun Behind Them…

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The Stock Shoot Diaries: Lisbon – Photography Article

Many cities are built on seven hills. Rome is regarded to be the original, but a quick look on Wikipedia suggests there are nearly 90 others around the World. One that truly fits the moniker is Lisbon, Portugal.  As a frequent visitor to Lisbon over the last two and a half decades, I can confirm the quantity and steepness of its hills. Those hills, however, are a small part of what makes Lisbon somewhat of a photographer’s paradise. Indeed a…

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How to Know When You Need to Upgrade Your Gear – Photography Article

Upgrading gear is always seductive, but you need to do it with purpose unless you want to go broke in a week (Oh, but that seems just like what camera companies want us to do right? Nah, just kidding – sort of). The best way for building the mindset that camera manufacturers don’t want you to have is to understand cameras and lenses as the excellent tools they are. Claim Your Free Camera Craft Cheat Sheet Print it out and…

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10 Fashion Photographers To Follow On Instagram In 2019 – Photography Article

Fashion photography is certainly one of the most competitive fields nowadays. Working in the fashion industry allows portrait photographers to shoot very elaborate and creative portraits, which can be very challenging yet fulfilling. If you’re just starting out as a fashion photographer, it might be hard to get your photos noticed. The following 10 fashion photographers are all great examples of successful artists who have reached a wide audience on social media. Check out their well-crafted portfolios on Instagram if…

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