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Camera Review: Hands-On with Sony’s a7R III

In our January issue, we explored the concept of “computational photography”: the use of processing power and algorithms to enhance images. …

Cameras

Creating A Mindful Life In A Distracted World

Our eye is intently focused on the finish line, while life is happening now. This “now” is flying by at lightning speed.<p>Most of us are taught, from a …

Mindfulness

50 Ways Happier, Healthier and More Successful People Live on Their Own Terms

<b>1. Stop consuming caffeine.</b><p>Although people think they perform better on caffeine, the truth is, they really don’t. Actually, we’ve become so …

The 7 Best Camp Knives

Take charge at the campsite with these high-performing fixed-blade knives.<p>Camping knives need to be rigid and durable—for tasks such as cutting rope, sharpening sticks, clearing a campsite, and cooking meals. A folding pocket knife will do in a pinch, but a fixed blade knife is your best option …

Camping

Sony's A9 is a powerhouse full-frame flagship camera

Sony has just launched its most impressive, and most expensive mirrorless camera yet, the 24.2-megapixel Alpha A9. Equipped with the first ever full-frame stacked CMOS sensor, it's all about speed, not resolution. The pixel count isn't that high compared to the 42.4-megapixel Alpha 7R II, but it …

Cameras

Cops’ Hand Sanitizer Is Messing up Breathalyzer Tests

Cops’ personal hygiene could accidentally be swaying breathalyzer results, according to a study published in the <i>American Journal of Infection Control</i>.<p>…

How Joining Canon Professional Services Saved my Photography Career

If you're a professional or semi-professional photographer chances are you've probably needed to get a lens calibrated or sensor cleaning from time …

Los Angeles

Every serious photographer should own these 2 lenses

If you're just starting to set up your camera kit, you face a baffling array of choices: fixed-lens or interchangeable? DSLR or mirrorless? Nikon, Canon, Olympus, or Sony?<p>Most people don't need to buy expensive equipment, since smartphone cameras have gotten pretty damn good. It's probably more …

A Beginner’s Guide to Photographing Stars With (or Without) Trails

When you're just starting out in photography, it's easy to get yourself stuck in a rut doing things that become comfortable and familiar.This can …

4 Ways to Make Your Business Website More User-Friendly

Shoot for function, not fashion.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Gone are the days when businesses just used websites to share information and promote their products. Now, businesses use websites to provide an ultimate customer experience and increase traffic …

Web Design

Eight Reasons Why Your Photography Website Sucks

Your photography website is your storefront. It’s the way your prospective clients meet you, and it’s your chance to make a lasting and convincing …

CONSUMER REPORTS: The new YouTube TV service looks like a great deal

The plan grants you access to live TV from more than 40 providers, including all the major networks.<p>It has a nice selection of cable channels—Disney, ESPN, FX, Fox News, MSNBC, National Geographic, and USA—and even some regional sports networks. And you can add Showtime and Fox Soccer Plus for an …

How to change your life in 15 minutes a day

Our recent post, 24 ways to make 2017 great received many eye-opening comments as to how much time getting up 15 minutes earlier each day can add to …

Winter Showers Bring Desert Wildflowers in California

The heavy rains in California this winter could mean a devastatingly gorgeous wildflower display.<p>California has seen serious rain in the past few …

This Couple Went to Every National Park in America and Says These Are the Best

At these parks, you'll get scenery and experiences you won't find anywhere else.<p>Last year, former National Geographic travel photographer, Jonathan …

Travel Hacks That Will Save You Time and Money in 2017

It's National Plan For Vacation Day. So what are you waiting for?<p>Expert travelers like flight attendants and frequent fliers know that foreign …

Electric Cars are Going Nowhere Fast

The Chevrolet Bolt and Tesla Model 3 might be great, but American consumers are poised to give the electric car market a reality check.<p>Pacific …

OBQ: Do electric cars really harm the environment less than gasoline-powered cars?

Electric vehicles are often touted as a more environmentally friendly than cars powered by gasoline. But all that electricity has to be produced …

Electric Vehicles

Do Infrared Saunas Actually Make You Happy?

Apparently, everyone is talking about infrared saunas, which I did not know until my husband asked if I wanted to try one at the end of December.<p>I’m …

Best in Travel: 10 Most Amazing Destinations in the World

The world is filled with so many spectacular places that one lifetime would not be enough to visit all of them. Most of us will never be able to …

5 Photography Terms Every Serious Landscape Photographer Should Know

Landscape photography is all about photographing the beautiful vistas that nature presents to you. It encompasses everything from mountains and …

Apple Inc. iPhone 7 Sales: Don't Be Misled

Image source: Apple.<p><b>Apple</b> (NASDAQ: AAPL) has a lot riding on its recently released iPhone 7 smartphones. The company's iPhone product category is by far its most important, and after seeing year-over-year shipment and revenue declines during the iPhone 6S cycle, the company needs the iPhone 7 to do …

The Motley Fool

Not to alarm you but you're about to miss an important and rare event.<p>You see, renowned investor David Gardner revealed his next great stock idea.<p>And …

What to See and Do in Zion National Park

Zion was Utah’s first national park, and thanks to that heritage it remains popular as ever. In fact, the first thing Aly Baltrus, Chief of …

National Parks