Photography is still serious business despite the ever increasing personalised photography Gadgets and affordable photo editing Apps. These gadgets range from high quality smartphones
such as the new iPhone 6 with image manipulation apps that can be downloaded from their itunes app store. DSLR cameras are also becoming more affordable at the lower end and can still produce perfect quality even for a guest at a wedding for example. Their is one particular photography company however as with many professional photographers that see this as no major threat. They are Toad Hollow Photography.
Siteformedia.com got in-contact with Scott from Toad Hollow Photography who gave an
insight about his passion, the future of photography and the direction of the company.
and yearning to follow the craft. I got his camera after he passed away and wanted to do something with it, and thus Toad Hollow Photography was created by my wife and I. My artist statement is available at: http://toadhollowphoto.com/artist_statement.pdf for the full story.
architecture here on Vancouver Island. From there we branched out to shooting artifacts in museums and have worked with local history and heritage groups from all aspects of interest. We’ve done quite a few feature stories on things of historical interest locally, allowing me to perfect my HDR techniques which I find are perfect for these
subjects. We also shoot a lot of local landscapes to showcase the natural beauty of Vancouver Island. As of today, we are launching a brand new set of services, portrait, engagement and wedding photography. Our new site has just been launched live at http://toadhollowweddings.com. We are also lucky enough to have partnered with some local wedding vendors and will be exhibiting our services and work at the huge and exciting Modern Bride Show http://www.modernbrideshow.com on February 7th,
Do you work solo or what is the team you work with?
I work a lot with my wife who has a fantastic eye for the work we do. I am the primary shooter, but without her assistance on the many details that go into a full session I wouldn’t be able to capture the shots the way we do.
assortment of lenses depending on the composition; 50mm f/1.8, 85mm f/1.8, 75-300mm f/4.0-5.6 and
28-135mm f/3.5-5.6. We also use a pair of Canon Speedlite 600EX-RT’s and a Canon ST-E3-RT Speedlite
Lightroom, TOPAZ plug-ins, and HDRsoft Photomatix for merging HDR brackets.
over 20,000 attendees. This is a wonderful opportunity, and we are very excited about having the chance to photograph people on their most special day, their wedding day.
to think outside the box in terms of your offerings and services, and to serve your clients using technology they are comfortable with. Many see the burgeoning point-and-shoot and cellphone
camera craze as a detractor for getting into photography, but we see it differently. This is an opportunity to fine tune your craft and your style, and to be noticed in a very crowed space. So in terms of 3 tips, here they are: