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June 30, 2013Posted by on
With another terrific week in the world of photography passing us by, we find Toad Hollow Photography has been searching high and low in all corners of the internet for links to tutorials, reviews, special features, great photography and really interesting blogs to share with everyone here. This week’s list features some really interesting articles and tutorials, as well as some incredible special features. And, of course, we’ve got a comprehensive list of great images to check out as well, all carefully collected and curated by the Toad himself! From Toad via Lighstalking
Here is a taste
A Mathematical Look at Focal Length and Crop Factor – this in-depth piece takes a close look at the physics and mathematics behind varying focal lengths and sensor sizes in modern DSLR cameras. This highly technical piece explains it all in great depth, and even for those who don’t fully grasp all the points being discussed the article will still reveal a few of the secrets behind this topic.
New Fuji 55-200mm lens for IR! – Mark Hilliard writes a comprehensive article taking a close look at the new Fuji 55-200mm lens for IR applications. Mark includes detailed notes as well as a handful of example photographs to visually show the topics being discussed.
Orbs — the easy way… – this is a terrific article complete with sample images and screenshots to take the reader through the entire process step-by-step. This great tutorial by Sherry Galey gives an in-depth look into the process for the reader, one that can expand your repertoire in post-processing.
9 Low Light Photography Tips for Professional Photos – this is a basic, common-sense list of tips and tricks for low light photography. This challenging genre introduces it’s own series of problems to overcome, and all the highlights behind these issues are covered in this article.
July 7, 2011Posted by on
“Do you know what size sensor your camera has? A quick and informal survey of our readers leads me to believe that the great majority of you are using digital cameras that feature cropped sensors. Most of the affordable cameras on the market feature the same, though there are some of you that might be fortunate to have a full framed sensor. If you aren’t certain – and if your camera did not cost more than $2,000 USD – it’s safe to assume that your camera’s sensor is cropped. The size of your sensor is an important detail to be aware of and every photographer using a digital camera should know what they’re using. Most importantly, you should be fully aware of your camera body’s crop factor. The crop factor affects more than you may realize.”.…more
D. Travis North is a professional Landscape Architect, a Freelance Photographer and founder of Shutter Photo. Travis likes to photograph urban environments, architectural details and has a new-found interest in close-up photography. His work can be found at D. Travis North Photography