Julia Merritt

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Outdoor Photography Cameras

February 23, 2018 | Photography By Ross Kyker<p>The small size of the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II, combined with its high resolution and industry-leading …

Hikes in Ohio

The Buckeye State is the home of the American Football Hall of Fame, the birthplace of seven American presidents, and some of the most incredible …

Hiking

Running for your life: lift, inspire and be healed

Phil Hewitt discovered the benefits of running himself while writing a book about incredible achievements in the sport<p>Why do we run? It’s the question to which there are as many answers as there are runners. The elite run to be the best; millions run to improve their times; others to be better …

Girlfriend Leads A Photographer (Murad Osmann) Around the World

The story goes that Osmann’s girlfriend, Nataly Zakharova, was getting tired of him always being preoccupied with his camera, literally resorting to …

Leica Sofort Instant Camera Boasts 60mm Lens, Optical Viewfinder and More

Leica has released Sofort, its first instant camera. Using its 60mm lens, optical viewfinder and fancy design, the compact camera lets you instantly …

Top 5 favourite North Shore hikes (to rescue people from)

Since there seems to be a never ending amount of top 5 and top 10 lists and photos of beautiful hikes being shared, with absolutely no information …

Hiking

Happiness Hacks: 9 Things Proven to Make You Happy

Abraham Lincoln once said, <i>“Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.”</i><p>While a good chunk of happiness is controlled by our …

Soulful Stargazing: Photography by Nadia Maria

Nadia Maria is a photographer based in Bauru, Sao Paulo, who creates dark, figurative images that capture stories of emotional pain, awakening, and …

20 Ways to Lose Weight in Your Hips

In a perfect world, you’d be able to pick and choose where you lose and gain weight. Unfortunately, when your body needs energy, it takes it from all …

Nutrition

6 Motivational Ways to Activate Your Beast Mode

In a world that is moving fast, life is passing by whilst everyone is living in the moment. Those dream crippling moments will come where you wish …

Motivation

NASA’s New Artist Has An Amazing Climate Change Tattoo

Want to see temperatures spike over the last few decades? Check out Justin Guariglia’s arm.<p>Justin Guariglia, a New York City artist who today launched a partnership with NASA, is obsessed with how humans are changing the planet.<p>For years, his art has explored the implications of the …

Dwell Out

Made from heavy-duty 1000D Cordura fabric with reinforced straps, the Klettersack by Topo Designs is geared for both urban and...<p>Descending the unknown summit to a break in the clouds, we breathe a sigh of relief that the battering is completed.<p>Grand Teton National Park Visitor...<p>Neighbors can tell …

Further Fuji Thoughts | The Lightweight Photographer

At the weekend I managed to take the Fuji XT1 out for a full day’s photography. In short, I loved using it but there was a nagging concern throughout …

Epic Adventure Photography by Daniel Malikyar

<b>Daniel Malikyar</b> is a talented 21-year-old photographer, creative-minded visual artist, urban explorer and student at Chapman University in Orange, …

There is Never a Perfect Time | Eric Kim

There is never a perfect time for you to take action. There is never a perfect time for you to workout, to photograph, to spend time with your …

Hidden Falls Regional Park: plenty of beauty to find in this park

(Last Updated On: September 17, 2016)<p>Hidden Falls Regional Park is appropriately named due to its “hidden” location in the Sierra Foothills between …

Hiking

You Can Watch the Sunrise From the Top of the Empire State Building

If you’re an early riser and want to start the day in an Empire State of mind, the iconic New York building has an enticing opportunity for you.<p>From …

Skyscrapers

Liquid-Filled Vinyl Records Make Trippy Art, Music

Now, collectors can own playable albums sealed with glitter, hair, leaves, and even blood.<p>The hype over plain wax is over. Vinyl can be made out of chocolate, or filled with blood, leaves, glitter, oils, human ashes, and even decorated with wax and hair. Usually aimed at hardcore collectors, these …

Finalists From 2016's Weather Photographer of the Year Contest

Amazing photographs depicting weather from around the globe have been plucked from <b>Weather Photographer of the Year 2016</b>. More than 800 photographs …

Karl Meltzer Sets New Appalachian Trail Record

<i>UPDATE: Meltzer’s website report on 9/18 reads: Karl Meltzer just set a new Appalachian Trail thru-hike speed record! 2,190 miles. 45 days. 22 hours.</i> …

Krka National Park, Croatia

(Updated On: September 18, 2016)<p>Croatia is home to some incredible national parks, some particularly known for waterfalls. Plitvice Lakes National …

How HDR works

High Dynamic Range TVs and devices are here, along with HDR TV shows and movies. You can buy a new 4K HDR TV for as little as $450 and stream HDR Netflix and Amazon, or add a $300 Xbox and spin HDR 4K Blu-ray discs. HDR games are coming soon, and even phones and PC screens are attaching those three …

L.A. Drives: Up the Angeles Crest on the S1000XR

The Angeles Crest Highway is one of Southern California's most scenic mountain roads. Stretching from La Canada-Flintridge to the alpine town of Wrightwood, the Crest is 66 miles of twisty, winding high-elevation driving.<p>The start line is just off the 210 Freeway, where Highway 2 meets Foothill …

Hiking

Coast to Coast Road Trip: The Best of Everything Along I-10

Cape Breton Store Offers Two Acres of Land to Employees Who Move There

If the hustle and bustle of the big city is getting to you, there may be a job waiting for you on the Canadian island of Cape Breton. The <i>Houston</i> …

A town in India has bridges completely made out of trees

Cherrapunji in northeast India is known as one of the wettest places in the world, and it has had an effect on the area's scenery.<p>Villagers cross rivers not on man-made bridges, but on ones made by trees.<p>A long time ago, the War-Khasis clan noticed that the vines and roots of the Ficus Elastica …

AOL

AI-AP | StreetTests » Be Still No More: A FIrst Look at the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

That old black magic has me in its spell<br>That old black magic that you weave so well<br>Those icy fingers up and down my spine<br>The same old witchcraft when …

Cameras

Picture of the Day: Kayaking in Nordegg, Canada

Photograph by Kalen Emsley on Unsplash<p>Nordegg is a hamlet in west-central Alberta, Canada within Clearwater County and located in the North …

Photos

60 Ways You Can Choose to Live Happy Every Day

Here are some prescriptions for the life you always wanted to live.<p>A few years ago, author Meera Lester wrote a little non-scientific self-help gem called <i>365 Ways to Live Happy</i>.<p>Reducing her list down to 60 techniques for a happier life was no small task, as so many are applicable in producing a …

Happiness

The 7 best iPhone photography apps of all time

The iPhone's camera has come a long way.<p>From the 2-megapixel camera that shipped with the very first iPhone to the stunning 12-megapixel shooter on …