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6 Professional Posing Tips to Make Anyone Look Good in a Photo (VIDEO)

Ever wonder why your travel portraits sometimes look no better than dull vacation snapshots? It might not be your skill as a photographer or the …

Photography

5 Easy Fixes for Common Posing Mistakes

Small details can make or break the effectiveness of a pose when photographing couples. Here’s a 6-minute video in which wedding photographers Sara …

Sitting

Four Awesome Tips To Stop You Wasting Your Time With Long Exposure Photos

When your shutter is open for five minutes or longer while you take long exposure photos, what do you do during that time? Today I’ll share four …

A local’s guide to Lisbon: 10 top tips

Before I moved to Lisbon, almost a quarter of a century ago, someone told me: “From afar, it looks like a queen. But from closer you see that the old empress’s make-up is smudged and flaking, and that the ornaments fluttering in the wind are not lace, but someone’s laundry drying at the windows. …

European Travel

Give Your Images the Cinematic Look in Just Two Minutes

I find cinematic images to be particularly memorable. I'm sure there's some color theory and psychology behind that but ain't nobody got time for …

The Caribbean destination that leaves travellers more satisfied than anywhere else in the world

If you need your next holiday to be an absolute hit, consider travelling to the Caribbean island that leaves visitors more satisfied than any other destination in the world.<p>Barbados took the top ranking in the Destination Satisfaction Index (DSI) from Norstat and dp2research, which measures tourist …

9 yoga poses to help you live your most healthy, vibrant life

In the midst of a heart-pumping workout, you’re probably <i>not</i> contemplating the long-term consequences of every single burpee and plank jack on your …

Quit Your Job And Move Abroad: The Cheapest Places To Live In 2018

It’s the ultimate fantasy: Escape the 9-5 by moving to a place where it’s so cheap you barely need to work — and could even retire early. The Panama-based Live and Invest Overseas advises people on how to do just that, and the company has just announced its list of the 10 best places in the world …

Dominican Republic

How zone focusing will help you to get better street photography

Zone focusing is a term that often seems to confuse people. But if you don’t know what it is, then it’s quite easy to understand why. It’s a common …

Forget Bitcoin: Here Are 12 Cryptocurrencies You Should Be Following

The search for "the next bitcoin" has begun.<p>With 2017 now in the books, we can officially look back and dub it the "year of the cryptocurrency." …

Creative Christmas Portraits With Minimal Gear

We sometimes fall into the trapping belief that what we don’t have holds us back from creating beautiful imagery; a particular lens, lighting gear, a …

The Best National Park in Every State

From sea to shining sea, our nation is packed with unforgettable, beautiful, and important sites from the National Park Service.<p><i>Originally appeared</i> …

11 Tips For Capturing Amazing Cityscapes

Photographing cityscapes is an absolute thrill and I’ve learned a lot about how to capture the best photo possible, by revisiting places I’ve gone to …

Landscape Photography

Why Portugal’s the place all the cool kids of wellness will go to unplug in 2018

When I moved to Portugal last winter, I thought, sure, I might be happier there than I’d been in Brooklyn, but I didn’t realize how much <i>healthier</i> I’d …

I Took These Photos in My Dining Room

Product photography is something that I’ve always been interested in, but never saw myself making a career out of. However… when I do get to take …

Dining Rooms

Where to Find the World's Most Beautiful Pink Sand Beaches

Forget sugar-white or golden stretches of sand. Travelers seeking rare, unusual destinations can't get enough of pink sand beaches.<p>Often formed by …

This Is the Most Wished-For Airbnb in Portugal

Find out why so many people want to stay there<p>Visitors to this villa in the hills of northern Portugal get the best of both worlds with nearby …

Bite Size Tips: How To Shoot Cityscapes That Make People Go Wow

While the vast majority of us live in or near a major city, as photographers it can be easy to overlook the great opportunities that help us to get …

Landscape Photography

The Cheapest Places to Travel for Each Month of the Year

Domestic: Los Angeles<p>You can save 33 percent on hotels in the city of angels this month, when the nightly average rate for four-star properties dips …

How To Look Thin In Photos By Short Lighting | Minute Photography

Welcome to our Minute Photography series, where we explain photography and lighting tips & tricks, myths, and techniques. For more education and …

Shaping the Light of a Landscape Photo Using Only Lightroom

There's often the belief that creating a fully polished photo requires the use of Photoshop at some point in the process. However, Lightroom is …

Don’t Make These 4 Photo Composition Mistakes: Watch This Video & Avoid “Eyeball Confusion”

Whether you shoot landscapes, portraits, sports, or other types of images, sloppy composition can ruin an otherwise great shot. In this quick …

Tutorials

Discover the most popular Airbnbs in New Zealand and Australia

The variety of homes available on Airbnb means there’s no shortage of selection for travellers – but there are certain places that seem to make an impression on everyone who takes a look. That is certainly the case for these properties in Australia and New Zealand, which are the most “wish-listed” …

Bite Size Tips: Fundamental Lightroom Editing Skills

When you shoot raw, you do not see the best image straight out of camera so doing a few tweaks in post production can make your image pop.<p>Normally …

A world of wisdom: life lessons from long-term travel

Long-term travel is undisputedly one of the most life-changing things you can do – and once that travel bug has bitten, there’s no antidote. Nothing beats the thrill of packing your bags and stepping out of your front door knowing you won’t be back for several weeks, months or even years!<p>When you …

How to live like a Local in Byron Bay

Lonely Planet Local Penny Carroll was a regular visitor to Byron Bay before a charming resident convinced her to make this laid-back beachside spot her home. Now she spends her time exploring all the region has to offer from hidden hinterland villages to secret beaches.<p><b>I first fell in love with</b> …

Did you Know About Using Reverse Image Search to keyword photos and Video? Amazing

What Photographers Need to Know about Keywords – Especially for Stock Image Shooters<p>Keywording and captioning <i>is</i> one of the more “tedious” tasks we …

If You Want Better Sleep, Your Bedroom Shouldn't Lack These 5 Plants

Stress and anxiety cause most insomnia issues so it’s a good idea to fill your bedroom with these 5 plants due to their ability to soothe the soul.

Lisa Bettany: How To Start A Successful Photography Business

<b>Looking to start your own photography business? Camera+ app co-creator Lisa Bettany shares her advice on how to thrive in a competitive …

These small cities may not pack the cultural punch of Europe’s grande dames – and that’s the point of going. All are full of local colour but also served by budget airlines. Perfect for a weekend break<p>The Montenegrin coast feels very different from neighbouring Croatia: it’s more Russian-influenced …

European Travel