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Everything You Need to Know About Using ND Filters for Dramatic Long Exposure Photographs (VIDEO)

Many of the most dramatic outdoor images are made by experienced photographers using neutral density (ND) filters in conjunction with long exposures. …

Landscape Photography

This Tutorial Shows You How to Fake Tilt Shift Videos

You’ve probably seen those fun time lapse videos that make subjects look miniature, like toys or models surrounded by a realistic looking …

Harvard Has a Free Online 12-Module Digital Photo Course

Want to learn photography from Harvard? (Yes, that <i>Harvard</i>.) It turns out you can easily do so, even without being a student. The oldest institution …

Learning

A Step-by-Step Guideline for Long Exposure Landscape Photography

When you see a long exposure image like the one above, what first comes to mind is probably how beautiful it is. Unlike a traditional image, a long …

Fair Travelling: 8 Tips To Capture People With Your Camera With Respect

When you travel to exotic countries in Asia, Africa or elsewhere, every photographer is of course very keen to capture some candid shots of the …

Landscape Photography

Mesmerizing Long Exposure Photos of Traffic Lights in the Fog

Fine Art photographer Lucas Zimmermann‘s long exposure photographs of traffic lights in the fog are oddly satisfying. At once creepy and serene, his …

Photography

Shoot This 52 Week Photo Challenge in 2017 to Improve Your Skills

My original 52 Week Challenge in 2016 was a huge success, with tens of thousands of photographers participating from around the world. In celebration …

50 of the world's most unusual hotels

From quirky to downright weird, a guide to the most unusual places to stay around the world, featuring the world's best spaceship treehouses, ice suites, underwater hotels and glass igloos.<p>Treehotel, Harads, Sweden<p>Located in the pine forest around Harads are seven unique ‘treerooms’ (more are …

When in Doubt, Bracket!

On any photographic forum, it doesn’t take much effort to find old or new discussions on how to set the “proper” exposure while shooting, and even …

Switzerland’s Grand Tour: Family Fun Itinerary

Explore eastern and central Switzerland with your family on this seven-day loop.<p><i>By Maryellen Kennedy Duckett</i><p><b>GATEWAY AND DEPARTURE AIRPORT</b> Zurich Airport, Zurich<p>Explore eastern and central Switzerland with your family on this seven-day loop. The route begins in Zurich and was designed to limit long …

10 Best Cities For Street Photography In The World

Listen Up Photographers! 10 Awesome Global Cities For Street Photography, Right Here.<p>Ever day dreamed of capturing <i>that</i> front cover shot of next …

How to Get Hired as a Photographer When You Don’t Have Experience

It’s an age-old question: how are you supposed to get hired as a photographer when clients are only looking for photographers who already have …

Photography

Fall's gold: the best places to photograph autumn in the UK – in pictures

A symphony of autumn colours arrives as the nights draw in. Photographers working on a series of UK photo-location guidebooks for Fotovue have picked their favourite places to capture the most colourful season

Travel Photography

The Yi M1 is a $330 mirrorless camera

And very reminiscent of a popular camera maker...<p>Yi has released a new mirrorless camera called the M1 that will appeal to Leica lovers who may not want to spend Leica money. The M1, which is clearly inspired by the Leica T, features a 20MP Sony IMX269 Micro Four Thirds sensor, and comes with a …

Cameras

How to Be More Assertive, According to Research

You don’t want to fight. You don’t want to be hassled. You don’t want to disappoint them. It’s easier to just nod and give them what they want.<p>But …

Self-help

Interested In How Camera Lenses Work? Watch This Easy-to-Understand, 3.5-Minute Video

Lenses are, perhaps, the most important (pardon the pun) element in photography but most photographers probably have no idea how they really work. If …

Five Ways to Get Kids to Love Travel

Family travel guru Heather Greenwood Davis offers tips on how to get children to be curious about the world ... beyond Disney World.<p>I knew I had a child who loved travel on my hands when my eldest son turned to me to suggest that we consider Russia for our next family getaway.<p>This, from the same …

Alzheimer's: New drug that halts mental decline is 'best news for dementia in 25 years'

The first drug that can prevent Alzheimer’s disease is finally on the horizon after scientists proved they can clear the sticky plaques from the brain which cause dementia and halt mental decline.<p>Hailed as the "best news" in dementia research for 25 years, the breakthrough is said to be a potential …

Bay of pigging out – town-hopping in Croatia’s Kvarner gulf

Touring four towns on three islands, Kevin Rushby enjoys fennel liqueur, sheep’s cheese and seafood, while teenage Maddy prefers a papal cake sugar hit<br>• <b>Week two: Cres</b><p>Opposite a vast painting of the Last Supper in 13th-century Saint Francis of Assisi monastery in Cres town is a small alcove. Smiley …

Italy

16 Homemade Trail Mixes For Very Happy Snacking

After realizing how easy it is to make your own trail mix, you'll ditch the store-bought kind for good. Infinitely tastier and healthier, DIY trail mix allows you to precisely measure everything that goes into it and customize it to your preference. These trail mixes make for the perfect desk-side …

The ultimate UK bucket list: 29 things to do before you die

Five of the best websites for family camping in France

There are hundreds of campsites across France so how do you choose one that’s right for your family? These small chains offer some of the best in the country – in fantastic locations with waterparks, an array of on-site activities and even spas<p>With 30 four- and five-star campsites across France, as …

France

Use Welder’s Glass as a $1 ND Filter for Long Exposures in Daylight

Want to shoot long exposure photos in bright daylight without having to shell out big bucks on a neutral density (ND) filter? Try using a piece of …

Here's how an absurdly simple app hacked my brain and made me a runner

Lots of people pick up new healthy habits all the time, so it's not altogether shocking.<p>But even as I've drifted in and out of other exercise regimes — and told myself over and over that <i>this is the run</i> that will start a repeating pattern — I've never managed to run consistently for even a couple of …

Top 10 budget beach hotels, villas and campsites in Croatia

Croatia holidays,Beach holidays,Hotels,Europe holidays,Travel,Top 10s,Camping holidays,Budget travel,Bed and breakfasts<p>Finding a prime spot on Croatia's coast in summer on a budget is no mean feat. Our picks range from a seafront villa on sandy car-free Lopud island to a bargain find in hip …

How to Create Stunning Sunset Photos with Luminosity Masks

There is something magical about sunset that seems irresistible to snap a photo. No matter what genre of photography you do, you must have—or will at …

Tutorials

10 of the best B&Bs in Europe

Photograph: Casa Amora<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/11/6/1446824650572/a7f94271-47b9-40b1-8832-bd464aeda905-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Casa …

Townhouses

10 of the best places to photograph wildlife in the UK

You don’t need to go on an African safari to take great wildlife photographs. Photographer Andrew Marshall, whose new <b>photo-location guidebook</b> gives advice on how to capture UK wildlife, selects 10 picture perfect spots<p>For more than 60 years Sir David Attenborough has travelled the world witnessing …

Scotland