Ben Starnes

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Common Traits That Make Great Photos, Part 2

In last week’s tip (Common Traits That Make Great Photos, Part 1), I explained how dramatic light, good subjects and good composition can help you …

How To: Prepare for Your First Solo Camping Trip

How To: Prepare for Your First Solo Camping Trip

7 Post Production Tips for Striking Landscapes

Now that you’ve captured some beautiful landscapes (hopefully in RAW format for optimal versatility in editing), it’s time to bring them into …

Tutorials

5 Underused Lightroom Tools That You Should Use More Often

Adobe’s Lightroom has become one of the best editing and image management options for enthusiast and professional photographers alike. In its most …

Winners of The 2016 Take A View: Landscape Photographer of The Year

• shares<br>• Share on Facebook<br>• Tumblr<br>• VKontakte<br>• Reddit<br>• Flipboard<p>The finalists of this year’s UK <b>Landscape Photographer of the Year</b> competition have been …

More Stunning Entries from the 2016 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Contest

It’s not too late to enter the 2016 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year contest. The categories for this annual competition are Landscape, Environmental Issues, Action, and Animal Portraits, and so far, the contest has received incredible submissions in each group. As the contest …

Hiking Checklist

I have provided a more detailed information under preparing your pack but wanted to summarise what I believe to be the minimum items you should carry …

10 NATIONAL PARKS YOU DIDN'T KNOW YOU SHOULD VISIT by National Geographic (@NatGeo)

•<p>Gates of the Arctic, Alaska<p>Located entirely above the Arctic Circle, Gates of the Arctic is one of America’s least visited national parks. Just …

National Parks

The Pacific Northwest's Best Day Hikes

Hiking

5 Tips to Make Your Camping Adventure Unforgettable

Camping is an easy escape and one of the best ways to take a much needed break from your daily life.

UGOAT Scout Is An American-Made Camper Trailer Built By Marines For Backcountry Survival

If there’s one group of individuals that would know how to survive an extended off-the-grid stay it’s the U.S Marines. They’re familiar with some of …

Made in America

Keen's Aphlex Is A Fully Waterproof Hiking Boot Built To Conquer Winter Trails

Keen Aphlex Waterproof Hiking Boot<p>Posted in Gear<p>The coming of a new season brings a turning of the leaves, a new chill in the air, and the dusting …

11 Successful Writers Share Their Writing Routines

In the past nine months we’ve hosted over 400 LIVE Chats with entrepreneurs, investors, entertainers, athletes, and thought leaders from every …