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Six Great Fall Surf Road Trips

Presenting blueprints for the best way to beat post-summer blues<p>Fall is the perfect time to get in the car and find some waves. So pack a wetsuit and some boards then embark on one of the following quests for surf-induced happiness.<p>Central California<p><b>San Francisco to Big Sur</b><br>231 Miles, 3 to 5</b> …

Aquatic Sports

20 Of The Most Beautiful Abandoned Places In The World

Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.<p>Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.

The world's most colorful cities have no need for an Instagram filter

Most cities are colorful: They have different districts, interesting people, and unique stories. But let's drop the metaphor and focus on real …

Homeless Pit Bulls Get a Chance to Shine in Floral Photo Series

Murdock, says New York-based photographer Sophie Gamand, who has been making portraits of pit bull type dogs over the last year, is “the sweetest …

13 Of The World's Most Colorful Lakes

These 13 colorful lakes are like something out of a dream.<p>These naturally bold beauties are like something out of a dream.

Are Your Emotions Affecting Your Photography?

Our emotions are the crucial part of our personality. Obviously, our emotions affect everything we do, from regular daily activities to our jobs in …

Emotional Intelligence

The World's 18 Strangest Hotels

For the intrepid, quirky and adventurous traveler, the flower-quilted double bed and lacquered furniture of a typical hotel room is just plain boring. Here are the world's 18 strangest hotels.<p>The first thing every hotel developer considers before construction is "who is the guest, and why are they …

Living Rooms

How to Make a Photography Blog

Thinking of sharing your passion for photography with a blog? With so many millions of pictures being shared and uploaded online, it’s tough to stand …

Photography

The Epic Images of a Mountain Bike Photo Contest

Every year, Crankworx Whistler hosts a Deep Summer Photo Challenge that pits six elite mountain biking photographers against each other. The shooters …

One flu shot could soon protect against any strain

First animal tests look promising<p>Scientists are getting closer to developing a vaccine that protects against multiple types of flu viruses, according to two separate studies published today in <i>Nature Medicine</i> and in <i>Science.</i><p>The new vaccines generated strong immune system responses against the deadly …

10 Simple Photography Hacks with Household Things

If you’d like to experiment with some do-it-yourself photography hacks and tricks, check out this new video by DigitalRev. Over the course of 10 …

Puppy Portraits in the Style of Baby Photos

Photographer Elisha Minnette recently accompanied her friends Matt and Abby on a trip to pick up their new puppy from Groodle breeder. On the way …

10 Tips for Doing an Underwater Photo Shoot

My brain is officially underwater. Photographically, that is.<p>I see everything in terms of underwater. A friend shows me the gorgeous wedding dress …

Tips for Creating Large Format Prints

Aaron Reed is a professional landscape and nature photographer. He makes his living selling fine art prints. If you view <b>his gallery</b>, you’ll see that …

Nature Photography

Three missing after Alaskan landslide

Three missing after Alaskan landslide , homes evacuated and others flooded<p>A landslide described by one witness as a sea of logs, mud and debris is believed to have trapped three people who were missing Tuesday from a neighborhood in the Alaska coastal town of Sitka.<p>City officials earlier said four …

Sea of Japan Becoming a Dumping Ground for Trash From China and South Korea

Ever since the discovery of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch about 25 years ago, there have been ever-increasing efforts to prevent trash - especially plastics - from entering the oceans and the waterways that feed them. So when Japanese officials recently reported that over 15,000 plastic …

The 11 Most Zen Places On The Planet

More than just vacation destinations, some places have long been revered for their natural beauty and spiritual power. Whether sparkling lake, clear-blue ocean or majestic mountain, these spots will help you find your inner om.<p><b>Mount Kailash, Tibet. View Panoramic.</b><p>This mountain in western Tibet is a …

Vacation Bucket List: The Top 10 Trips of a Lifetime

Your complete guide to the must-have travel experiences across the globe.<p>For those of us suffering from an incurable case of wanderlust, the question is always '<i>where am I going to vacation to next?</i>' If you don't have your travel bucket list already mapped out, luxury travel consortium Virtuoso is …

How to Take a Self-Portrait with a Shooting Star

With a little bit of patience and a whole lot of luck, I was able to capture this photograph of myself perched on a rock above the Pacific Ocean. …

5 Things Women With Amazing Skin Always Do Before Bed

There's more to it than getting your beauty rest.<p>Beauty sleep is important, but what you do <i>before</i> you conk out makes a difference in your complexion too. These quick pre-bedtime tips will leave your skin smoother and more radiant by the time your alarm starts buzzing.<p><b>1. Cleanse Twice</b><br>Have you ever …

One of the newest, most viable forms of clean energy could beat all other existing options

One of the newest, and seemingly most viable forms of clean energy, could be poised to outperform all of the existing options, including solar: algae biofuel.<p>Algae are found throughout the Earth's oceans, where they employ photosynthetic processes to create energy using sunlight. Some types of …

A DIY Ring Light Made with Aluminum, Plywood, and LED Light Strips

Over the past half year, Latvian photographer Gvido Mūrnieks has been testing out a DIY ring light he made for himself. The light is large enough to …

5 Business Mistakes Photographers Make All the Time

In this post, I’ll be sharing 5 business mistakes that photographers make all the time.<p>1. You Buy Equipment<p>Nikon recently released the newest version …

Intricately Folded Pages Transform Hardcover Books into Standing Sculptures

Japanese artist Yuto Yamaguchi transforms hardcover books into sculptures by simply folding their pages. Without using scissors, he crafts the bold designs by intricately creasing each page so that together, they appear as one cohesive form. Yamaguchi's excellent craftsmanship produces smooth …

Sculpture

MIDI2LR: An Open Source App That Lets You Use Any MIDI Controller in Lightroom

MIDI2LR is a new free and open source program that lets you edit photographs in Lightroom 6/CC using any kind of MIDI controller. If you’ve always …

Minimalism with a Wide-angle Lens

When you think about minimalism in photography, photos taken with a macro or long lens often comes to mind. These lenses can easily blur the …

Artist Finds Photos of Random People, Transforms Them into Illustrated Characters

Rather than using a friend or a relative as his muse, artist Julio Cesar has an alternative source of inspiration–the illustrator randomly selects people who've posted pictures online and recreates them as fun, illustrated characters.<p>Overall, there's something quite playful about the artist's …

Pixar

This Tiny House Comes Shipped to You in a Box

And then you can even pack it up again, if you've got the travel bug.<p>If you've got perpetual wanderlust, the POD-iDladla could be your perfect home. Designed by South African architect Clara da Cruz Almeida, this simple, portable house packs up into a 24-square-meter "pod" and ships from place to …