Brian McNamara

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7 Ways to Improve Your Landscape Compositions

It’s one thing to admire a photographer’s work, but it’s entirely something else to replicate it. Oftentimes, you will hear people remark that a …

Landscape Photography

Get a Well-Exposed Landscape Photo Every Time With This One Simple Trick

If I had to choose my biggest complaint about landscape photography, it would probably be the difficulty in getting a well-exposed image.You've been …

Landscape Photography

7 Jedi Mind Tricks Every Portrait Photographer Should Know

Jedi mind tricks are not just for Jedi. They’re for photographers too. Us portrait photographers face a difficult mission. We must form instant …

Stand Up Comedy

Here's How to Photograph a Lightning Bolt

Lightning travels at speeds of up to 200 million miles per hour. It comes, quite literally, in a flash, and often disappears before you can reach for …

Weather

You Can Now Save on a Luxury Hotel With Your Costco Membership

You rely on Costco for toilet paper, bulk candy, and giant tubs of guacamole. And now you can use the wholesale retailer to book a luxury …

Hospitality

5 Raised Garden Beds You Can Build In Half a Day

Raised garden beds boost vegetables above potentially waterlogged grounds. Not every gardener deals with a high water table, but there are other good …

Gardening

Private Clubs Replace Home Cinemas in London’s Luxury Properties

Private VIP clubs are the new must-have feature in London’s high-end properties, replacing home cinemas as the ultimate luxury.<p>According to property …

England

7 Essential Tips for Photographing the Milky Way

1. Finding Dark Skies<p>The first step to photographing the Milky Way is finding a location where the skies are dark enough in order to be able to get a …

Landscape Photography

The 10 Best Moves to Lose Your Love Handles

You’ve tried situps, cardio, and dumbbell side bends, but nothing seems to get rid of that stubborn belly fat on your sides. Sound familiar? It might …

Workouts

How to bracket and combine exposures when you don’t have graduated neutral density filters

Photographer Andrew Marr doesn't specialize in lighthouse photography, but when he was visiting Augusta in the southwest of Australia, he had a good …

Landscape Photography

Master Your Wide-Angle Lens Photography

One of the best things about a wide-angle lens is that it allows you to get gorgeous, sweeping views of a landscape.<p>With other lenses, it's difficult …

Landscape Photography

Spectacular waterfalls within the USA

While spring temperatures continue to play cat and mouse with much of the country, the weather is indeed warming, and with the warmer weather comes snow melt. This spring, the melt from above average snow falls is rewarding us with spectacular sights at waterfalls around the USA.<p><b>Alaska</b><p>With more …

National Parks

Landscape Photography Tips From the Pros

Getting to the point where you take amazing landscape photos will take a some time and practice, to be sure.But if you're equipped with a few …

Landscape Photography

Deal Alert: US to Iceland for $200 Round-Trip

<b>Want to see the latest flight deals as soon as they’re published? Follow The Points Guy on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to text message alerts</b> …

Flying

How to: Build a Floating Shelf for Less Than $10

Floating shelves can be built in a myriad of different ways and with any lumber you can get your hands on, but if you’re buying blind shelf supports …

Woodworking

Novel antioxidant makes old blood vessels seem young again

Older adults who take a novel antioxidant that specifically targets cellular powerhouses, or mitochondria, see aging of their blood vessels reverse …

Wellness

Here Are 9 Great Composition Tips for Better Landscape Photography (VIDEO)

Pro photographer Toma Bonciu (AKA Photo Tom) is back with some more landscape photography tips, this time centering on the ever-popular topic of …

Landscape Photography

Lightroom tips: Essential portrait edits

<b>Lightroom has a range of simple but powerful editing tools to transform your portraits. James Paterson reveals the most useful ones</b><p>1. Boost with …

Tutorials

How to Position Yourself as an Expert Even If Nobody Has Heard of You

You don't need fancy credentials to prove you're worth hiring.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Launching a new business can be a daunting task and entrepreneurs need to be creative with how they stand out in their market.<p>Many entrepreneurs feel they need credentials, …

Marketing

17 Most Beautiful Architecture Cities in Europe

Here is a list of ten best architecture cities in Europe where architecture is synonymous with life, of history and with an indomitable human</b> …

Explore the Nearby Wonders in North America

How about Canada, New England, Alaska, Hawaii, New York, National Parks, and many more. Our website www.allhorizonstvl.com review<p>Go on our website - …

National Parks

Eight Lightroom Tricks for Landscape Photography

Raw processing is quite a detailed procedure and the possibilities are limited only by your knowledge and experience. That means there is always …

Tutorials

Why These Professional Photographers Still Print Their Photos

<i>All images used with permission. Lead image by Victoria Yore.</i><p>For some photographers, printing is the ultimate way of displaying photos. It brings the …

Photography

Daytime Long Exposure? Not a Problem

If you've never played around with long exposure photography before, do yourself a favor and give it a try. If it's daylight, don't freak out, it's …

Landscape Photography

You Can Get $78 Flights to Iceland Right Now

It was just a week ago WOW Air offered 30% off flights, dropping prices to $92 for a one-way flight from the US to Reykjavik, Iceland. The budget …

Flying

How to Find and Read Good Natural Light for Portrait Photography

Light makes or breaks a photo, and when you're shooting natural light, being able to find the right kind is crucial to getting the shots you want. …

Photography

What to Do When Your Photography Plans Don't Work Out

Being a landscape photographer means that the most meticulous or sometimes frivolous thing we do is pre-plan. Sometimes, these plans are our way to …

Photography

Create Your Own Photography Studio on a Budget

Creating your own photography studio doesn't have to be as expensive as you might think. For around five dollars, you could make your own studio …

Amazing

Top 7 Hiking Trails In America’s West – Page 7

7. South Kaibab Trail: Grand Canyon National Park, AZ<p>On the South Kaibab Trail lies the Grand Canyon scenery that is beyond comparison. The majority …

Hiking

How To Make Killer Wide-Angle Landscapes | Sony

I still remember getting my first 16-35mm lens on a full- frame camera. It was like a whole new world of possibilities had been opened up for me. I …

Cameras