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Check Out These Tips on How to Capture Killer Images on a Safari from a Nikon Pro (VIDEO)

Here’s a fun how-to video that’s part travelogue and part tutorial, which you should definitely check out if you want to photograph wildlife on a …

The Best Pastries in Paris, According to Top Chefs

It’s been the world’s favorite destination for luscious baked goods since forever. Now the French capital is outperforming even itself.<p>By Kate …

The best Mediterranean islands to hole up on in April

Travel, as you appreciate, is all about timing. July and August, the peak holiday months, are far from ideal for enjoying Venice (absurdly crowded), …

With Fargate, AWS wants to make containers more cloud native

At its re:Invent developer conference, AWS made so many announcements that even some of the company’s biggest launches only got a small amount of attention. While the company’s long-awaited Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes got quite a bit of press, the launch of the far more novel Fargate …

30 of Vietnam's most beautiful places

<b>(CNN) —</b> Thanks in part to its serpentine shape and lengthy coastline, Vietnam is home to wildly diverse landscapes.<p>Traveling around the Southeast Asian country, you'll be surrounded by photogenic scenery -- from lush rice terraces in northern Sapa to the white sandy beaches of Phu Quoc.<p>Vietnam's …

Vietnam

Bay Area San Francisco hikes: 9 trails with waterfall endings - Curbed SF

<i>Editor’s note: This article was originally published in February 2017. It has been updated and republished with the most recent information.</i><p>The Bay Area’s abundance of outdoors activities is no secret, and now that spring <i>and</i> springtime rains are here, there’s no better time to get outside, …

Hiking

Ultimate Lightroom RAW

This Lightroom Video Course created by expert landscape photographer Mark Metternich is the most thorough Lightroom RAW Processing Course currently …

Want Tack-Sharp Photographs? Watch This Tutorial with Focus Stacking Made Easy (VIDEO)

One of the challenges with landscape photography is maximizing depth of field. That’s because well-composed images often incorporate important …

8 Beautiful, Underrated Places To Wander When You Need To Find Yourself

If you feel as though you're going through the daily motions of life like a robot, there's probably something missing.<p>You've crossed off all of the …

Hot Springs

5 Tips for Composing Landscape Photos with Depth, Scale & Unity for More Powerful Images (VIDEO)

Regular visitors to <i>Shutterbug’s</i> website and Facebook page have no doubt noticed that we’ve been featuring a series of tutorials designed to help …

Wedding Photographer Posing Guide: Poses That Work

Lift the back leg instead to shift his weight forward to look more imposing. I can also have him lean forward for upper body shots;<p>We tend to rotate …

Wedding Photography

7 of London's Best Fried Chicken Joints, Because You Deserve That Finger-Licking Fix

As I'm sure you've heard, everyone's favourite fried chicken chain, KFC, has been having some, er, technical difficulties lately. And by "technical …

10 Chinese unicorns you haven't heard of yet, but will soon enough

Zhihu<p>Zhihu, meaning “do you know?”, is a Chinese question-and-answer website, where questions are created, answered and edited by a community of 65 …

4 Post-Processing Mistakes Made by Beginners

Everyone goes through stages in photography. We start making snap shots, move up to making more thoughtful images, and then we start thinking about …

Building Backpacking Skills Novice to Pro: The +1 Method

The Challenge of Backpacking<br>Like most hobbies, backpacking requires a diverse set of skills and equipment. But unlike other activities, getting in …

The Safest Marijuana Stocks to Buy in 2018

Though plenty of risks exist while investing in cannabis, these pot stocks could have investors sleeping soundly at night.<p>Few industries are growing …

6 Lightroom Tips and Tricks for Every Single Photographer Out There

Lightroom Tips and Tricks – You ain't Seen Nothin' Yet<p><b>Lightroom</b> has become a very popular tool for photographers since its release in 2006 and has …

Tutorials

26 Gorgeous NorCal Camping Spots Within 100 Miles of SF

The Big Sur River runs adjacent to the campground(Photo by Aron Bosworth)<p><b>PFEIFFER BIG SUR STATE PARK CAMPGROUND</b><p>If Big Sur redwoods, riverside …

Beaches, food, stays and wild places in Croatia: readers’ travel tips

Famous for its dazzling shoreline and hundreds of islands, the Adriatic jewel also boasts thrilling national parks, a host of medieval towns and great places to eat and stay. And then there’s the frog museum …<p>I know it sounds dumb but after you’ve spent days soaking in the amazing historic sites, …

European Travel