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Another batch of tutorials, links and tips




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From Toad Hollow via Lightstalking we bring you a whole basket of useful links

Things in the world of photography have never been so exciting!  Another terrific week rolls by us here and Toad Hollow Photography has been busy curating a fresh list of links to tutorials, reviews, special features, collections, great photography and really interesting blogs to share.  There’s definitely a little something here for everyone, taking a wide look at all that’s gone on this past week.  We really hope you enjoy seeing the pictures created by some of the most talented artists out there, as well as the feature articles shared here by the Toad.  Toad Hollow Photography I am a fine arts photographer that specializes in HDR techniques. Please feel free to visit our Limited Edition Prints site, our Online Gallery or our lively Photoblog.


Macro Flower Photography Tips for Eye-Catching Photos – this brief article discusses some key points for capturing flowers close-up using macro techniques.  The techniques talked about are illustrated with some really great shots helping the viewer to visualize some of the results.

Exposure Guide Infographic: Road to Exposure – a set of three infographics posted on Dakota Visions Photography’s site visually shows the reader the relationship between the holy trinity of photography settings; ISO, shutter speed and aperture.  The relationship between these technical elements is directly related to the results produced and this brief and simple article helps to remove some of the mystery regarding these key issues.

The HDR Panorama Workflow – whether you’ve got a minute or an hour, this presentation is sure to share something with you.  This one minute and fifteen second video shows master artist Martin Perhiniak as he goes about creating a stunning HDR panorama.  This quick presentation is sure to show even the most seasoned veterans something interesting about post-processing, and for those looking for more, you could probably step through it frame by frame to pull out all the details.


Fstoppers Reviews The Rokinon 24mm f/3.5 Tilt-Shift Lens – if you’re looking to get into the tilt-shift game in photography but have been held back by the price tags for lenses, this article discusses a new lens that is significantly cheaper than the Canon and Nikon equivalents.  Mike Kelley goes into great detail with his review, including a batch of sample photographs that do a terrific job of illustrating key points…….




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