Darlene M

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10 reasons why your photos aren't sharp (and how to fix them)

Getting sharp photos is one of the fundamental goals in photography. If your images aren't as sharp as you'd like, take a look at our ten-point guide …

Shutter Speed

The World's 50 Best Restaurants 2018 - how many have you been to?

Massimo Bottura’s restaurant Osteria Francescana in Modena, Italy was named the world’s best restaurant yesterday evening at the World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards.<p>Bottura’s three-Michelin-starred establishment was followed in second place by El Celler de Can Roca in Girona, Spain, and by Mirazu in …

Lightroom

Travel Notes: Singapore in 3 days with locals + photos to make you want to visit

I’ve never felt safer than when I was in <b>Singapore</b>. It felt sterile even. The streets were clean, nary a single trash in sight. The air felt fresh …

Coney Island

16 Comfortable Dresses That Are Made to Travel In

Packing for a warm-weather trip during the dead of winter is the best. Gone will be the days of heavy, bulky layers and instead, we welcome the …

Dresses

Five Helpful Ways to Improve Your Landscape Photography

Landscape photography can be both a fun and frustrating genre, as you get lots of creative freedom to represent the subject however you'd like, but …

Landscape Photography

9 Best Beaches in Turkey

Home to 7,200 km of coastline, it’s no wonder millions of people flock to Turkey each year for the ultimate mix of culture, history, and beach bliss. …

National Parks

5 South American beaches you’ll absolutely love

Bathed by the waters of the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, and by the Caribbean Sea, South America can boast — arguably — the most beautiful beaches in …

South America

A Beginners Guide to Organizing your Photos

Are you drowning in an ocean of digital photos? While the digital age has simplified the way we store our photos, the sheer quantity of files can …

Nature Photography

The Best Aperture for Landscape Photography

The question “What aperture is best for landscape photography?” is often asked in various online forums. While there isn’t one “correct” aperture, …

Landscape Photography

Why you need a wideangle prime lens for landscapes and travel

<b>Top travel and landscape photographer Ed Norton explains how switching from zooms to primes fundamentally changed his photography, and offers a few</b> …

Photography

10 Hostels That Are Cooler Than Hotels

If you’re one of those people who still thinks hostels are death wishes, it’s time to get with the program. These accommodation alternatives have …

Hostels

6 Reasons Why Your Photos Aren’t Razor Sharp

Picture this: you come home after a great day out photographing and you’re excited to look through all the beautiful images you’ve captured. However, …

Landscape Photography

Where to find the 19 Best Beaches in Dubrovnik

Many visitors wonder where to find the best beaches Dubrovnik has to offer. Contrary to popular belief, there are quite a few beaches in the area to …

European Travel

7 Most Beautiful Myanmar Beaches

Southeast Asia is a popular part of the world, and when you think of beaches, the first thing that comes to mind is either Bali or the islands of …

Asia

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

1 of 14<p><i>RELATED</i>: 20 Beautiful Beach Views From Around The World<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 14<p>Egremnoi, Greece<p>3 of 14<p>Crater Lake, Oregon<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 14<p>Con …

National Parks

21 Travel Photography Tips to Help You Take Better Photos!

For many of us, getting the most out of our traveling means returning with photos—lots of photos. And while some may be content with just taking …

Landscape Photography

Photo Stacking for Night Photography

Hey guys and gals! If you’re reading this, it’s because you want to learn how to take that noisy night photo and make it a cleaner, brighter, and …

Landscape Photography

Best Beaches in the Dominican Republic

If you want to visit the Dominican Republic, you are probably thinking about beautiful beaches, rest and recuperation and the burning sun. The …

Dominican Republic

The World’s Most Colorful Beaches

1 of 12<p>Horseshoe Bay, Bermuda<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 12<p>Porto Ferro, Sardinia, Italy<p>3 of 12<p>Papakolea (Green Sand Beach), Hawaii, Hawaii<p>Advertisement<p>4 of …

New South Wales

5 Camera Settings That All Macro Photographers Should Know

This article will detail five camera settings that are essential and which all macro photographers should know. It was inspired by Will Nichols’ …

Macro Photography

Best Ice Cream Shops in Lower Manhattan, New York City

There are so many good ice cream shops in New York and it’s hard to write about them all. This guide highlights the best ice cream shops in Lower …

Ice Cream

The Ultimate Guide to Visiting Hobbiton Movie Set

<i>This post may or may not contain affiliate links, meaning if you happen to click on one I might earn a little bit of dinero at no extra cost to you.</i> …

North America's 16 Best, Most Overlooked Beaches

Catch the Wind<p>(Radius Images/Alamy)<p>(Kerstin Reiger/Imagebroker/Alamy)<p><b>Playa Norte</b>, Los Barriles, Baja California Sur, Mexico<p>It’s hard to imagine that anywhere close to Cabo could feel like a secret, let alone a sanctuary. But if you head north instead of south on Highway 1 from Los Cabo …

Costa Rica

How to Shoot Your Best Milky Way Image

In this video, photographer Saurav Sinha shares how to capture stunning Milky Way images. Astrophotography can be a lot of fun, but it comes with its …

Landscape Photography

20 Best Beaches in California

1 of 20<p>Coronado Beach<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 20<p>La Jolla Shores, La Jolla<p>3 of 20<p>Treasure Island Beach, Laguna Beach<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 20<p>Newport Beach …

California

Qatar has a museum about slavery and here's why you should visit

<i>Doha, Qatar</i> – Beside Souq Waqif and behind Emiri Diwan (Amiri Diwan) stands four restored historic heritage houses that play an important part in …

Museums

Landscape photography: 8 tips for taking better photos | Travel Feature

5. Learn from your mistakes<p>What I’ve learned over the years is a consequence of multiple errors. With painting, you learn that you can’t dilute your …

Landscape Photography

10 Best Beaches in Hawai'i

1 of 10<p>Holopo'e Beach, Lāna'i<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Hāmoa Beach, Maui<p>3 of 10<p>Punalu'u Beach, Hawai'i<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Hāpuna Beach, Hawai'i<p>Advertisement<p>…

Hawaii

The 25 Best Beaches in America, According to You!

1 of 26<p><i>RELATED</i>: 20 Beautiful Beach Views From Around The World<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 26<p>#25: Virginia Beach<p>3 of 26<p>#24: Coligny Beach<p>Advertisement<p>4 of …

Panama City

To write better, edit out these filler phrases

The biggest improvement in my writing skills happened when I became an editor.<p>Writers are often too familiar with their own ideas to spot mistakes …

Creative Writing