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Night-time photography: 10 tips for photographing after dark | Travel Feature

5. Invest in a tripod<p>For long exposures, you need to keep your camera as still as possible and best way to do this is with a tripod. They come in an …

Landscape Photography

Are Home Solar Panels Worth the Cost? Here’s When They Make Sense—And When They Don’t

From electricity costs to your home's sunlight.<p>With prices falling rapidly, installing home solar panels can dramatically trim your energy bills — if …

Solar Power

15 Camping Hacks That Will Make You a Campsite Pro

<b>The snowline is receding.</b> The nights are getting warmer. And when the weekend comes, you're starting to wonder why you’re sleeping at home.<p>These are …

How to Shoot Landscapes at Blue Hour

<i>Image Credit: Motoji Sekine</i><p>Let's face it...<p>Golden hour gets all the glory, and rightfully so. It's hard to beat those warm, golden tones that …

Landscape Photography

The Different Types of Light You Should Use for Landscape Photography

We often tend to think of the best light for landscape photography as being during the golden hours, but depending on what you're trying to …

Landscape Photography

Vacation Photo Tips: Using Photoshop to Remove Tourists Who Clutter Up Your Shot (VIDEO)

It’s often helpful to include people in travel photos, to add a sense of scale and local interest. Other times, like when photographing famous …

Tutorials

There's a secret code behind flight numbers — here's how to tell what it means

There is a reason for everything in the aviation industry. From "pilot slang" to meal assignments for flight crew, practically everything must fit into a standardized code.<p>And the numbers and letters you see on your boarding pass are no random combination. Every airline uses a specific system to …

Flying

17 Journeys By Train That Will Change Your Life Forever

Take a slow and stunning journey by train across some of the world's most beautiful landscapes.<p><i>This photo essay is part of a series of stories about travel.</i>

Trains

20 Essential Travel Tips You Need To Know Before Visiting Europe

Europe is one incredibly awesome continent to explore! With so many things to see, do and discover, it’s the perfect place to plan your travelling …

Italian Riviera

26 hiking trails around the world that should be on your bucket list

Below is a list of breathtaking trails that span all difficulty levels.<p>From Japan's Yoshida Trail to Argentina's Fitz Roy Trek, here are 26 hikes worth traveling for.

Hiking

Lessons for Composition in the Forest

Histograms Exposed & LR Bundle<p>$105.00$85.00 Sale!<p>Add to cart Show Details<p>Focus Bundle<p>$150.00$110.00 Sale!<p>Add to cart Show Details<p>Creating Depth with …

Google Just Launched a New Tool to Help You Find Cheap Flights. Here's How to Use It

It'll help you find good quality flights on a budget.<p>The introduction of “basic economy” fares in the last couple of years has made finding a deal on …

Flying

Five composition tips to boost your wide-angle landscape photos

Many landscape photographers prefer using wide angle lenses. However, it’s sometimes tricky to get a captivating photo when shooting wide. …

Five Helpful Tips for Better Wide Angle Landscape Photos

Every focal length has its own challenges, and when it comes to wide angle lenses, creating effective compositions can be particularly difficult. …

Here’s How to Use ND and Polarizing Filters to Shoot Better Photographs (VIDEO)

While many photographers think nothing about spending big bucks on high-end cameras and premium glass, these same shooters often ignore inexpensive …

How to Shoot Long Exposures in a Stream with No Tripod

You're trekking across Scotland and you come up to a waterfall that's screaming to be photographed. In your mind, you already know you want that …

An 8-Point Guide to a Feng Shui House

Stand inside your home with your back to the front door.* Look forward. The part of your home in the far left corner is the money sector. The far …

11 of the world's most beautiful abandoned castles

From ancient fortresses to crumbling ruins...<p><b>Castles traditionally represent strength and power, standing as intimidating fortresses and the homes of</b> …

6 Tips When Buying Your Next House Your Realtor Isn't Telling You

Buying a house is not all about checking it out and writing a check, it goes far and beyond this. The house might look perfect for you, and it might …

Real Estate

So You Want to Be a Professional Photographer

There’s much more to being a professional photographer than meets the eye. Making photos for your clients is about 5 percent of the job. Making a …

Why Fly All The Way to Iceland? Colorado Has Some of the Best Hot Springs Around

Iceland is one of the world’s great tourism success stories, having tripled its amount of visitors in under ten years. With a population of just 334,000, this tiny island nation attracts a staggering 1.8 million travelers annually, and almost half of those visitors will take a dip in the infamous …

Flash: Slow-Speed Sync

Slow-speed sync allows a photographer to use flash at shutter speeds slower than the native sync speed of the camera. Native sync speeds are set at …

Nature Photography

Photoshop Tips: Here’s Why Masking Is so Important and How to Do It Right (VIDEO)

Nathaniel Dodson is one of our favorite sources of image-editing tutorials that cover the basics of essential Photoshop techniques. In the video …

3 Common Landscape Photography Mistakes and What You Can Do to Fix Them

Let's face it - landscape photography is hard.That doesn't mean that it's impossible to get a great shot, but not every landscape you seek to …

Landscape Photography

22+ Epic Long Exposure Experiments

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best long exposure photos in the Long Exposure Experiments Photo contest with chances to win …

Grab a coffee and Doughnut and Get Comfy to Read The Coolest Photography Links Of The Week

We have had another great week in the field of photography, with artists and writers creating and sharing some great content for photography …

10 Tips For Shooting EPIC Time-Lapses

Here are 10 tips for how to shoot time-lapses with your DSLR or Mirrorless Camera. These tips and tricks are simply to follow and will help you …

The 2018 Underwater Photography Winners Are Otherworldly

The Underwater Photography of the Year Competition announced its 2018 winners Monday, and the photos capture all the different landscapes hiding in …

16 Things All Smart Homeowners Do Once a Year

'Sediment builds up over time at the bottom of the tank, causing corrosion,' says John Bodrozic, co-founder of HomeZada. 'Partially draining it …