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"The Trip that Changed My Life" Story and Pictures

Story ?<p>The Trip that Changed My Life<p>Published <b>Apr 19, 2018</b> | View the Assignment | Features Photos From <b>15 Contributors</b><p><b>15 photos</b> selected by<p><i>Director of Photography, National Geographic Traveler</i><p><i>Associate Photo Editor, National Geographic Travel and Adventure</i><p><i>Editor in Chief, National Geographic Traveler</i><p>…

Travel Photography

A Star Photographer Breaks Down The Rules For Epic Landscape Pictures

Humans love photography. There is a natural human drive to capture images of those things we find beautiful or emotionally impactful. We fill albums and frames with pics and keep them where we can reflect on the images as we move through our days. We pay to enter galleries and museums full of …

Landscape Photography

10 Common Mistakes People Make at the Car Dealership

Driving a brand-new car can be one of the great experiences of life. Walking into a dealership and buying one, on the other hand, ranks up there with public speaking and visits to the dentist atop most people’s lists of anxiety-inducing prospects. But it’s not really that scary if you’re prepared …

Personal Finance

10 Tips to Take Your Landscape Photos to the Next Level

My name is Albert Dros, and I’m a professional landscape photographer from the Netherlands. This article is both for beginners and advanced landscape …

Landscape Photography

Ditch Distractions and Get Productive With a Method Called "Deep Work"

I first heard about the idea of "deep work" while listening to a podcast on my way to work. NPR's Shankar Vedantam interviewed Cal Newport, a computer scientist and Georgetown professor, about his research and insights on the subject.<p>Newport shared how he manages to get a seemingly impossible …

Time Management

The human microbiome: why our microbes could be key to our health

A plethora of conditions, from obesity to anxiety, appear to be linked to the microbes inside us. Nicola Davis explains why the microbiome is such a hot topic of research<p><b>What are microbiomes?</b><p>Both inside and out, our bodies harbour a huge array of micro-organisms. While bacteria are the biggest …

Microbiology

6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

Your life is busy. Work/life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re spreading yourself so thin that you’re starting to disappear.<p>Most of us …

Time Management

America Takes the Next Step Toward Tyranny

Every now and again, when I find myself buried in the latest blizzard of invariably disturbing news emanating from the Trump White House, I go back …

Kim Jong-un

6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

<i>This piece originally appeared on</i> <i>Barking Up the Wrong Tree and Motto</i><p>Your life is busy. Work/life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re …

Time Management

Want Tack-Sharp Photographs? Watch This Tutorial with Focus Stacking Made Easy (VIDEO)

One of the challenges with landscape photography is maximizing depth of field. That’s because well-composed images often incorporate important …

Landscape Photography

Five Tips to Truly Improve Your Photography

These aren't quick tips about a neat technique or trick. These five tips are for anyone who is in photography for the long haul, whether you're a …

Five Guides To Improve Your Landscape Photos

The American Landscape 2017 Grand Prize Winner, “Kofa Mountains at Dawn” by Long Nguyen.What makes a "winning" landscape photo for contests like The …

Landscape Photography

What an ex-CIA agent says you should never do while traveling

What do you look for in a hotel room — close to the pool? Great view from the window?<p>Well, it turns out the most important thing is that it isn’t on …

Up all night in Norway: land of the midnight sun

Midnight. Morning. A shard of sun cuts through the cloud. Due north, not east, from my lighthouse. Gulls scream below us as they circle Flatøy fyr, our uninhabited island near Nordskot, northern Norway. We are on our own here for a few days, just me and the photographer Howard Sooley. We are 300km …

European Travel

The Cheapest Time To Visit Hawaii: Cheap Flights & Cheap Hotels!

Related: Hawaii<p>Hawaii is our most requested destination at out Virtuoso Luxury Travel concierge, not least because there are some fantastic beach …

Tips on how to shoot close-up flowers

<b>Jacky Parker shares her top tips on how to get stunning images of close-up flowers</b><p>Despite being married to a photographer for over 30 years, I only …

Landscape Photography

25 cool family vacation spots across the USA

Yellowstone National Park: It's hard not to be impressed by all of the incredible natural wonders the world's first national park has to offer. Because an active volcano lies beneath Yellowstone National Park, the site has more than 10,000 hydrothermal features such as mudpots, hot springs and …

National Parks

Composition Tips: This Pro Says “Use the Golden Spiral” & Forget About the Rule of Thirds (VIDEO)

If you wonder why we spend so much time discussing techniques for better composition, the answer is simple: No matter what type of images you shoot, …

Why The Gear You Have Does Not Matter

G.A.S (Gear Accumulation Syndrome), is something all photographers feel it at some point in their careers. That feeling the gear they have is never …

Seven automated smartphone commands you should try

Teach your old phone some new tricks.<p>Your smartphone is supposed to make life easier. Good news: You can step up its convenience by automating some of the ways you use it. With these seven automated commands, you get to spend less time fussing with your device and more time on the stuff that really …

The Differences Between Busy vs. Productive People

Are You a Busy Donkey or a Productive Unicorn?<p>The quest to being more effective at work has hatched misconceptions about what having a productive workday really means. It has also led most people into thinking that being busy is tantamount to being productive.<p>Here are some valuable insights into …

Time Management

The Breathing Technique a Navy SEAL Uses to Stay Calm and Focused

Breathing is a unique process in the human body. Unlike, for example, digestion, breathing has both an involuntary control mechanism as well as …

Meditation

30 Movies from the Past 10 Years Everyone Should Watch at Least Once

Movie night, here we come.<p>If you’re looking for great movies, look no further. I’ve compiled a list of fantastic films from the past ten …

Country Lifestyle

Basic Essentials for Long Exposure Photography

If you want to give long exposure photography a try, this is the tutorial for you!Long exposures are more complex and time-consuming than normal …

Landscape Photography

Flash: High-Speed Sync

High-speed sync allows the photographer to use flash at shutter speeds faster than the native sync speed of the camera. For example, if the normal …

My Favorite Neutral Density Filter

Ever since purchasing a circular polarizer filter several years ago, filters have played an important role in my photography. However, it wasn’t …

The Best Months to Visit Iceland (Video)

When Iceland's economy buckled under the pressure of a crumbling currency back in 2008, the island instantly became accessible to travelers with a …

European Travel

The Chrome Extensions We Can't Live Without

Nearly two-thirds of internet users turn to Chrome for their browsing needs, but far fewer take full advantage of its available extensions, the …