Angela Bjorkland

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20 Stunning Examples of High Speed Photography (And Tuts on How to Do It Yourself)

A lot happens in the blink of an eye — a lot of pretty amazing things. But due to the way our brain works, we don't really get to “see” these amazing …

Photography

Fireworks Photography Tips and Techniques

When you are going to photograph fireworks, be prepared. Make sure you have enough memory cards and extra batteries. You will need to take a tripod, …

Landscape Photography

Historical Photos Colorized And Brought Back To Life

In a world of continual status updates, countless photos, millions of videos and internet speeds that continue to bring us information faster than …

Hello Sony. Goodbye Nikon. The Story of why I am Switching from Nikon to Sony.

“‘To take an interesting photo, some may choose to carry around a lot of metal and glass and mirrors and silicon. I choose to carry around <i>less</i> metal …

The Worst of Last Night's Firework Disasters

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Cities and town all over America lit up the skies with their Fourth of July fireworks shows …

The 22 Maps That Define America

Everything from the teams Americans root for, to the companies they work for, to the dangers they contend with, make America unique.<p>Here, we look at 22 maps that show us the similarities and differences between Americans.<p>It's a big country and every state is unique.<p>Let's break down some of the most …

Demographics

Associated Press News

The Sochi Winter Olympics just got a lot more expensive—and dicey

Olympic officials are downplaying this week’s call to arms by a top Chechen rebel, who released a videotape urging Islamist militants to disrupt the upcoming Winter Games in the Black Sea resort of Sochi. Doku Umarov, leader of the Caucasus Emirate, told his broad coalition of Muslim fighters to …

Russia

Pope Francis clears John Paul II for sainthood

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis cleared Pope John Paul II for sainthood Friday, a little more than eight years after his death and faster than any other person in the modern era.<p>The Vatican said the healing of a Costa Rican woman has been approved as a miracle, one of the steps necessary for sainthood. …

The Western U.S. Heat Wave Is So Bad Pavement Is Causing 2nd-Degree Burns