Archive for November, 2013

Black Friday Sale: Topaz Complete Photography Collection

Posted: 28th November 2013 by ToadHollowPhoto in Photography
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Having the right tools for the job makes all the difference, both in workflow and in the end result.  The world of photography has taken on new levels of complexity since the digital age was introduced.  This has opened up a myriad of possibilities for artists and with it an endless sea of choices.  When […]

Churches are much more than just the materials used to create them, they are important parts of our communities and take on a deeper meaning for the welfare of the people they serve.  As we begin our latest photography project working with the Anglican Diocese of BC, we are invited to visit and immerse ourselves […]

The hustle and bustle of the everyday world can seem overwhelming at times.  Minutes filled with endless errands, hectic work schedules and a variety of obligations of every persuasion can result in a blur of days bleeding into the next with nary a single moment to catch one’s breath.  Electronic devices whiz and bleep to […]

A Pinch Of Tobacco

Posted: 18th November 2013 by ToadHollowPhoto in Olde School, Photography
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100 years ago we looked forward to the simpler things in life.  A nice smoke after a lovely meal, a clean-shaven face and the smell of aftershave, and…  well, we’ll save the last one for last.  It’s been awhile since last we visited the Metchosin School House Museum and explored all the wonderful treasures on […]

Topaz B&W Effects On Sale!

Posted: 15th November 2013 by ToadHollowPhoto in Photography
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The power of black-and-white imagery is not just rooted in nostalgia, it’s also the perfect medium to use in creating dynamic imagery that exposes textures and details and adds great definition.  Our favorite post-processing tools here at Toad Hollow are all created by the terrific folks at Topaz Labs, and today we are thrilled to […]

Life on Vancouver Island is as good as it gets. To say that it is simply “wonderful” would be sadly lacking. Four distinct seasons regularly change the wallpaper, turning the familiar into something new and exciting. The perfect culmination of streams, lakes, mountains, valleys and ocean provide an endless palette of landscapes at every turn. […]

The Cycle Of Life

Posted: 8th November 2013 by ToadHollowPhoto in Photography
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The entire premise of life is built upon the concept of converting one thing to another.  Food is transformed as nutrition for our bodies into energy, allowing us to perform great and magical feats in the world we live in.  Gas powered cars convert fuel into heat which is them transformed into motion.  Compost changes […]