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A 3-Part Guide to Nailing Exposure In-Camera

Shooting RAW gives you a lot of latitude to make exposure adjustments in post, but it’s still vital to understand how to correctly expose a scene to …

10 travel essentials to always pack in your carry-on for when plans go awry

Most of the time I’m a pretty buttoned-up traveler, but a few weeks ago I was off to Santa Fe, New Mexico, and I got a little cocky. It was a domestic flight and I convinced myself (read: too lazy) that it was a short trip and I didn’t need to worry about my normal prep.<p>I threw nearly everything …

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10 Actually Free and Interesting Things To Do in London

London can be an expensive city if you head to all the tourist traps. I am the master of finding something free to do in this city (could be to do with the fact I usually have no money in my pocket and I'm Dutch which means I'm basically a tight a**e!). Here's a great guide to London that's …

13 Photos That Prove Porto Is the Underrated Escape That Should Be on Your Bucket List

You may be unfamiliar with the vibrant city of Porto, but everyone is flocking to the newly popular destination. Located in Portugal, the area offers architecture, cuisine, and entertainment unlike any other place in Europe. Plus, Tap, the country's flag airline, just began offering insanely …

Top spots to visit in Cambridge

Top spots to visit in CambridgeThe county town of Cambridge is located in Cambridgeshire in England and is situated along the picturesque banks based …

Calibration: What It Is, Why You Should Do It, and How It's Done

Why is my print dark? Why are the colors off? I believe we all found ourselves asking these questions inside our head (or worse, yelling at our photo …

The Perfect Weekend in Dublin

When time is short, spend it well in Dublin—here are a few tips for planning the perfect weekend in the Irish capital.<p>Dublin is getting a shakeup—from the influx of bright young minds establishing their place in the tech world, to the launch of funky cafés and restaurants dispelling the notion that …

Sandra’s Lisbon

<b>Sandra Henriques Gajjar</b>, founder of the Tripper cultural travel blog and author of the Lisbon Travel Guide for Urban Explorers, may have been born and raised in the Azores (one of Portugal‘s two autonomous regions), but she has spent most of her life in <b>Lisbon</b>.<p>“Lisbon’s mix of vibrant youth, …

European Travel

How to Have the Sistine Chapel All to Yourself

The Sistine Chapel is one of Rome’s greatest treasures—but having an enjoyable visit there is rare. Some six million visitors pass through the chapel …

9 Tips for Exploring Portugal

By College Tourist; Author: Angela Serednicki, Ryerson University<p><b>Green Energy and Blue sharks are just a small taste of what Portugal has to offer</b><p><b>Stop by Sintra</b><p>You can't miss going to Sintra. It's about a half hour train ride from Lisbon and the perfect destination for a day trip. Literally step …

44 Tips to Improve Your Photography

<i>In this article, New York-based photographer Todd Vorenkamp shares 44 helpful tips you can use to improve the quality of your photography.</i><p><b>1. Shoot</b> …

How to Shoot in Low-Light Conditions Without Using Flash

Photography is all about capturing the subject beautifully in the available light. Sometimes as a photographer you have more than optimum light …

11 Great Pre-Trip Prep Tips to Start Your Travels off Right

Alexander Graham Bell once said, "Before anything else, preparation is the key to success." I'm pretty sure he wasn't talking about travel but it's apropos nonetheless. It's the little things that you do up front that pave the way to a stress-free experience. While I can't guarantee you won't hit …

Tips for ‘choosing the right light’ and getting the perfect exposure every time

Travel photographer Brendan van Son has been around the world and back a handful of times in his career. Along the way, he has gathered an incredible …

5 Tips for Getting Fresh Ideas for Macro Photography

Are you seeking some inspiration for getting creative with some new macro photographs? Perhaps you’ve grown tired of taking close-ups of typical …

22 Tips for Creating Better Photographs When You Don’t Have a Clue

We've all been through this situation. You are in a place with so much going on, with a lot of people and activity. Your camera is in your hand, and …

Take the Best Nighttime Photo of Your Life

Great nighttime shots—the ones with crystal-clear stars and the Milky Way practically jumping off the screen—are always a big hit on Instagram. But how do you capture one for yourself? You can’t just point your camera at the stars and hope to get lucky. A great starscape captures more than the eye …

How to Make Use of Different Lighting Options in Macro Photography

The appeal of macro photography should be obvious to most, whether you’ve ever made a macro photograph or not — it’s all about the wonder and …

Macro Photography

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Shopping in Istanbul & Turkey

<b>Shopping in Turkey</b> is great, with open-air markets, covered <b>Turkish bazaars</b> and chic boutiques everywhere.<p><b>Bargaining</b> (or haggling) is sometimes part …

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10 of the best high-end restaurants in Istanbul

La Mouette<p>This restaurant is located on the terrace of Beyoğlu's Tomtom Suites hotel. It has a superb view of the old city, but, more importantly, it has the talents of two young chefs who are doing stellar work using locally-sourced ingredients. Their imaginative take on the Turkish staple <i>Arnavut</i> …

10 of the best outdoor cafes and hangouts in Istanbul

Eminönü ferry docks<p>Not the easiest word to master, Eminönü is a chaotic hub on the shores of the old peninsula with spectacular views in all directions. The main draw here is the fried fish sandwiches, prepared on colourful illuminated boats that rock steadily on the water, and then eaten on tiny …

10 of the best kebab restaurants in Istanbul

Siirt Şeref Büryan Kebap Salonu<p>Kadinlar Pazari, a pleasant, pedestrianised square in the Fatih neighbourhood, is the closest Istanbul has to a "little Kurdistan". This superb restaurant specialises in <i>büryan</i> kebab; a kind of Turkish version of the Texas pit barbecue. A side of a small lamb is slowly …

Off the beaten track in Rome

From the Colosseum to the Sistine Chapel, Rome's headline acts need no introduction. But away from these historic crowd-pleasers, there are a host of lesser-known sights and neighbourhoods waiting to be discovered. Here's a selection of our favourites.<p>Chiesa di Santa Prassede<p>The interior of the …

Italy

Travel Tips: How to Avoid Cankles When Flying

Have you ever gotten off a plane and wondered... <i>where are my ankles</i>? Why can't I see them? Well, your ankles have disappeared thanks to cabin pressure, dehydration and lack of blood circulation!<p>One of the major consequences of flying is swelling. And one of the consequences of swelling are cankles …

Australia's Kakadu National Park Looks Like A Real-Life Wonderland

As winter is approaching here in the United States, we're looking for a warmer hideaway before the first snowfall.<p>A likely choice? Australia, where it's currently warm <i>and</i> a lovely time to visit Kakadu National Park. To be fair, monsoon season is sort of around the corner, but there are still a few …

High Contrast, High Impact Photography by Kilian Schönberger - The Fox Is Black

One of the founding principles of art is understanding the balance of light and dark and how the two define shape. Once you fully understand these …