Heather Francisco

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How to Stop Worrying

Ever feel like you can’t turn your brain off? Worried about how to stop worrying? We all deal with this when life gets challenging.<p>There is a way to …

17 Dazzling Photos to Hold You Over Until Your Next Camping Trip

Camping is a way of life. It’s traveling and relaxing. Being in touch with nature. It’s living simply, away from the luxury of urban life.<p>If you …

Vitamin pill may cut common skin cancer risk

People who took a single vitamin pill twice a day cut their risk of the two most common forms of skin cancer by nearly a quarter, Australian researchers reported Wednesday.<p>The vitamin is a form of vitamin B3 called nicotinamide, and it’s sold in grocery and health food stores for just a few cents a …

5 clever planting ideas for striking container garden displays

Neirfy/Shutterstock.com<p>Nothing says spring like bulbs. This is an incredible display of brightly coloured flowers that heralds the start of the …

Gardening

21 tips, tricks and shortcuts to get the best snaps from your photo apps

1. Adjust exposure on iOS<p>With iOS 8, Apple has given iPhone and iPad users the ability to manually adjust the exposure on photos. Previously, tapping on a part of a picture in the Camera app would set both the focus and the exposure; now, you can tap to set the focus, then slide your finger up or …

Mobile Photography

5 DIY Hacks to Have in Your Camera Bag

Close up of a DIY camera wrist strap made from paracord1. Camera strap(s)I stopped using the camera strap that comes with the camera (DSLR) quite …

Street Photography

I Heart My National Park: Olympic

Encompassing 1,441 square miles of Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, <b>Olympic National Park</b> invites visitors to explore three distinct ecosystems: subalpine forest and wildflower meadow; temperate forest; and the rugged Pacific shore. Because of the park’s relatively unspoiled condition and outstanding …

National Parks

15 Must Have High-Tech Camping Gadgets.

Collection of 'Must Have High-Tech Camping Gadgets' from all over the world to make your camping more comfortable and enjoyable.<p><b>BioLite BaseCamp …

20 Legendary Day Hikes in the National Parks

The greatest hikes in U.S. national parks aren't necessarily the longest. Here are 20 treks that get hikers into the best a park has to offer in just a day.

Hiking

HDR Photography: Shooting Tips, Software Plugins, and Training Resources

High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography refers to creating an image, from two or more exposures of a scene/subject, in which the appearance of colors is …

Tutorials

How I Made Myself a DIY Spider Light for $40

I recently made myself a DIY Spider Light as a thrifty alternative to the Spiderlite that costs hundreds of dollars. The entire project ended up …

28 Unexpectedly Awesome Things To Do In Seattle

Seattle is a melting pot of culture, rain, and coffee.

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