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Does your vacation rental have hidden cameras? Here's how to find out

It's firmly against Airbnb's and other rental companies' policies, but that doesn't stop some hosts from putting hidden, undisclosed cameras in their rentals.<p>Hosts have the right to use surveillance devices to protect their property, provided they are used in common areas and are clearly disclosed …

Smart Homes

The six best Italian road trips and where to stay on route

Amalfi Coast<p>imageBROKER/REX/Shutterstock<p>Known for its dramatic bluffs, pastel-hued villages, and cliff-hugging roads, the Amalfi Coast is arguably …

The major US cities with the best public transportation

NYC's Metropolitan Transportation Authority is not in great shape, but in like most US cities, the situation has been dire for decades.<p>Two nonprofit research institutes, the C enter for Neighborhood Technology and TransitCenter Center for Neighborhood Technology , have created a project that …

New Jersey

13 Amalfi Coast Hotels with Stunning Views

Go!<p>When you’re planning a trip to Italy, there are so many incredible regions to consider. Will you visit the rolling hills of the Tuscan …

How to Photograph Glassware on a Pure White Background

Glassware makes for beautifully contrasting shapes on a white background. Taken under studio lighting, this high-key style of photography looks …

Creative Macro Photos of Kitchen Utensils

Photographer Andre Occenstein of Recife, Brazil, is on a mission to capture new and unusual perspectives of ordinary kitchen objects. His latest …

Inspiring Travel Pictures from Sri Lanka

French photographer Lucas Dumortier from The Reunion Island, recently traveled to Sri Lanka. He came back with very inspiring pictures showing the …

Sri Lanka

Traveling Photographer's Guide: Hawaii

*Imagine visiting a place where you could photograph untouched snow-capped mountains and only a few hours later capture a sunset over a black sandy …

How to Photograph Your House Like a Pro Photos

Photographer Ansel Adams once said, “You don’t take a photograph, you make it.” If that's the case, then how you set up a picture might be just as important as the subject itself. But how exactly do you make your home more photogenic—whether for an Instagram pic or a real-estate listing? We turned …

How-To Maternity Photography: Simplify the Composition

Michelle Ramirez Photography | Sew Trendy™ Jessica GownNo matter what your portrait subject, more often than not, it’s a good idea to compose a shot …

A Photographer’s Guide to London: Part One

“When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.” A cliche perhaps and what is not mentioned is how tiring London can be. That said, it is a …

A Photographer’s Guide to London: Part Two

In our last article, we took a look at the logistics of photographing in this busy, bustling city. Today we are going to take a look at some of the …

Keep calm and carry on: tips for safely transporting spare camera batteries

If you read too much news you might believe that Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones are exploding all around the globe like miniature incendiary …

Galaxy Note

Before and After ‘Levitation’ Photos, Plus Tips and Tricks

‘Levitation’ photos are a fun, and not overly complicated style of photography. But if you really want to create believable levitation shots, there …

A Photographer’s Guide To Hong Kong

Cameron Bartlett <i>is a photographer and spirited creative based in Toronto. Under the moniker snappedbycam, he aims to capture boundless adventure and</i> …

Hong Kong

Shooting Tethered | Why It’s So Good & Practical Advice On Doing It

Tethered shooting is one of those fantastic photography techniques which, once you find, you’ll never want to live without. Yes, we have screens on …

Lightroom

10 Tips From Travel Experts, Flight Attendants, and Other Frequent Fliers

Don't forget these travel tips as your pack for your next business trip.<p>For those of us who travel for work, we've come to expect that certain things are bound to go wrong from flight delays to long airport security lines and luggage mishaps.<p>To prepare for this article, I spoke to several expert …

Flying

This waterproof action camera is just as good as a GoPro, but it’s only $48

The GoPro HERO4 is a fantastic action camera… if you’re willing to cough up $360. Not everyone has that kind of cash to toss around, but action …

The London hotel where you can sleep in a Hogwarts-style dorm

Summer 2016 is proving a tough time for many Harry Potter fans - the annual disappointment of not receiving a Hogwarts letter compounded by the frustration of missing out on tickets for the new Cursed Child play, which premieres officially after weeks of previews on July 31 (Harry and JK Rowling's …

10 Tips On When & How To Use Off Camera Flash

We are excited to start this new series, <i>Ask SLR Lounge</i>, where you ask the questions and we answer them on Facebook Live. This is an open forum for …

8 Most Common Travel Scams in Europe

Study up so you don't fall victim to "highway pirates" or bogus police officers on your next trip.

A Tutorial on How to Create RAW Panoramaic Images in Lightroom

Watch as photographer/retoucher Simon Plant walks us through one of Lightroom's coolest new features, RAW panoramic stitching. In this video Simon …

25 Gorgeous Hikes You Have to Do in Your Lifetime

Allow us to introduce you to your hiking bucket list<p>Research shows that spending time outside is vital to our health—and that exercising outdoors is more satisfying and can burn more calories. Luckily, you can get a workout and a hefty dose of vitamin N at the same time by hiking. These 25 …

This Is the Real Reason Models Look So Good in Photos

It's hard to leave the house these days without ending up in a group selfie. Oh, who are we kidding—it's happening at home, too. We asked <i>Allure</i>'s former creative director, Paul Cavaco, who has worked with every legendary model in the business, how to look our best.<p><b>Practice in front of a mirror.</b>"You …

12 Ways to Take Great Photos This Year

From crazy colorful Instagrams that inspire us, to capturing every special moment of your 30th birthday party, great photos go a long way. Whether you want to save your memories in a modern scrapbook or express yourself artistically with a gallery wall, these 12 photo girl essentials are where it’s …

South Australia's Adventures of a Lifetime: Photographing Sunrises

Find out where to go to capture the best South Australian sunrises.<p>Exotic-looking trees, colorful rock outcroppings, and abundant coastlines are just a few of the ingredients that make South Australia a great place to shoot landscape photos. Experienced photographers know that the best time to …

P Mode on Digital SLR Cameras

It seems that some folks are determined to make photography more difficult than it has to be. You might hear some photographers say, <i>“I only shoot</i> …

Shutter Speed

Using Focal Points To Better Your Photography

Focal points are important factors in photographs, as it gives the viewer a location within the frame to place their eyes. Focal points give people a …

A traveller's bucket list: 20 most 'pinned' places of all time

Looking for a little travel inspiration? Pinterest has a few suggestions.<p>The website recently released its list of 20 most pinned places of all time, …