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Hyperlapse Tutorial: How to do it from Start to Finish

Creating timelapse videos can be expensive. To make a moving timelapse, many photographers use a motorized dolly system, which can set you back …

July 2013 - The Playlist

Music Industry

The Playlist: August 9, 2013

Playlist

The best consignment shops NYC has to offer

Looking good in Gotham can be a full-time job, but luckily, you can save a ton at consignment shops. NYC has enough high-end department stores and …

New York Style

Located on Brazil’s northeastern coast, Lençóis Maranhenses National Park is home to the country’s largest coastal dune field. More than 60,000 travellers visit the 1,550sqkm park each year to explore this unlikely ecosystem, where crescent-shaped sand dunes, formed by wind and ocean currents, can reach up to 40m high. See more photos from this remarkable region: http://bit.ly/14zLvbe

Must-Do Trip: Dive Cocos Island, Costa Rica

Ultimate Adventure Bucket List: Explorer Enric Sala's dream trip is to dive Cocos Island, Costa Rica. See all our Adventure Bucket List trips.<p>Three hundred miles—and a 36-hour boat ride—southwest of mainland Costa Rica, a lush volcanic island rears up improbably out of the Pacific Ocean. Cocos is …

Central America

Must-Do Trip: Climb Geyikbayiri, Turkey

Ultimate Adventure Bucket List: Climber Alex Honnold's must-do dream trip is to climb Geyikbayiri, Turkey. See all our Adventure Bucket List trips.<p>There might be a conspiracy among climbers to keep this secret: A lot of the world’s best sport-climbing crags happen to be in warm, gorgeous, …

Climbing

Sheep Says Baaaaa

Flatbooks Special for the month!<p>During the month of April we are going to run a 20% off Sale in April for everything on Flatbooks.com. The coupon …

The Rocky Beach Near Dusk

Sony NEX-7 in Virgin Gorda<p>I recorded this video with Curtis on Virgin Gorda. You can see more about the Sony NEX-7 Review on that page!<p>Daily Photo – …

The iFlashDrive is a Thumb Drive for Your iOS Devices

As a photographer, it would be nice if you could always have your portfolio in your pocket so that you can show prospective customers your work right …

Photos of Insects in Flight Captured with a Custom Laser Beam Camera Rig

Back in 2010, we featured the beautiful macro bug photographs of a Belgian photographer named Frans, who uses a custom laser camera rig to capture …

Getting The Image You See In Your Head: Blending vs HDR

Often times when I’m photographing landscapes, the image the camera sees versus the image in my head are quite different. Sometimes that image in my …

Tutorials

Lighting an Airplane at Sunset for a Photography Session

Most studio photography is done on relatively small scales. A person or an object is lit, usually with between one and three lights that cover the …

Photographers

The Secret of Creating a Strong Image - 5 Tips for Creating a Story in Your Image

In an era when we are drowning in images and lots of people and talents are competing for the viewers’ eyes or the magazines’ attention, have you …

Tutorials

Men's Health

If you're looking for a way to change up your bench press, here you go<p>The wearables company has just announced an arsenal of apps available to Ionic users<p>You don't have to be a dad to appreciate this<p>From beers to reindeers, this deal of the day has you covered<p>"As a result of ongoing discussions, …

10 Ways To Be Healthier In 10 Minutes Or Less

It seems like our favorite excuse: "There just aren't enough hours in the day." It gets us out of workouts, concocting nutritious homemade meals, sleeping enough.<p>But does health <i>have</i> to be a trade-off with time? A new study examined the time American adults spend on beneficial behavior and found …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

New York Fashion Week<p>Todd Snyder is the man who slimmed down your suit, persuaded you to shop in a liquor store, and got you to buy a turtleneck.<p>By …

Not one American airport cracked the top 25 in a ranking of the planet's best airports, released last week by Skytrax, a company specialising in airline and airport research. Singapore's Changi airport rose to the top spot this year and some travellers might find the tenth place of London Heathrow surprising. Over 12m passengers filled out the survey and despite Skytrax's website's suffering from a bad case of Seemingly Random Capitalisations, the awards are worth taking seriously http://econ.st/Zlhc3k

Why Female Flies Eat Sperm

Wildlife & Wild Places<p><b>In an odd twist on the dinner date, some female flies eat sperm—and now scientists know why.</b><p>Female Ulidiid flies <i>(Euxesta bilimeki)</i> expel and eat ejaculate because it allows them to decide who will be the best father of their offspring, a new study says. (Also see “Female Flies …

Veracruz

Living in: Great cities for public transport

From Munich to Taipei, these five cities are known for having efficient, well-incorporated mass transit systems, making it easy for residents to manage the urban sprawl.<p>Almost nothing affects today’s urban citizen more than how they get around their city. From work to play, from home to the office, …

Urban Design

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Gift Ideas<p>All certifiably more romantic than plastic-wrapped bodega flowers.<p>23 Photos17 hours agoView More<p>Where to Go Right Now<p>Load up on art, …

Ricin Back in the Headlines: What Is It?

Letters with powdered ricin are sent to President Obama and a senator.<p><b>Two poisoned-laced letters-one sent to President Barack Obama and one to Senator Roger Wicker of Mississippi-have put the toxin ricin in the headlines this week.</b><p>It's not the first time the toxin has made headlines. In 1978, …

Environmental Health

Revealed: The world's best airports for 2017 - where does Heathrow rank?

Five Reasons to Visit Jordan

<b>1. Safe and stable so far –</b> The reverberations of the 2011 Arab Spring have been felt throughout the Middle East, and they’re not over yet. The …

Iraq: the world's next big eco-tourism destination?

The marshlands between the Euphrates and Tigris rivers are frequently described as the Garden of Eden or the Cradle of Civilisation. But after the Iraq war of 1991, in an act of environmental vandalism Saddam Hussein drained the marshes and persecuted their inhabitants as punishment for an uprising …

Tourism

National Geographic Travel

Mind-Blowing Smeared Sky Photography by Matt Molloy

Canada-based photographer Matt Molloy brings sky photography to a new level. By stacking hundreds of separate sky shots he is able to achieve an …

Photography