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Photographer Carter Warden Shares How He Got His Flickr Photos into National Geographic

Carter Warden is a photographer very similar to the rest of us; he captures the world with a lens to his eye because it is a hobby that brings him …

Fish

National Geographic Travel

48 Of The Most Beautiful Lines Of Poetry

"I have measured out my life with coffee spoons."<p>2. From "One Art" by Elizabeth Bishop:<p>"It's evident<p>the art of losing's not too hard to master,<p>though it may look like (Write it!) like disaster."<p>Suggested by Nekesa M., via Facebook<p>3. From "Leaves of Grass" by Walt Whitman:<p>"I bequeath myself to the …

NASA: We'll find alien life in 10 to 20 years

Are we alone in the universe? Top NASA scientists say the answer is almost certainly "no."<p>"I believe we are going to have strong indications of life beyond Earth in the next decade and definitive evidence in the next 10 to 20 years," Ellen Stofan, chief scientist for NASA, said at a public panel …

National Geographic Travel

8 evocative images that’ll make you fall in love with street photography

<b>Editor’s note:</b> Wikipedia’s definition of street photography is, in part, photography that “features the human condition within public places.” This …

Street Photography

7 crazy simple tricks to make amazing photos!

As an amateur photographer, you shouldn’t go overboard, however. Your goal is to easily improve your photos, not make them gimmicky. You also don’t …

A Time-Lapse Journey Into the Sewer System Beneath Manchester, England

Photographer CJ from substormflow is passionate about exploring sewer systems, and he wants to show the world the unique underground architecture …

Time-lapse Photography
Climate Change

Photos: Japan's 34 most beautiful places | CNN Travel

Travel

National Geographic Travel

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Create a free account today and earn Cash Back when you shop — it's that simple ✌️<p>Earn Cash Back at 400+ Stores Too Good To Be True?<p>Save an Extra 10% …

Meter off of Your Hand When Doing Street Photography

<i>Want more Useful Photography Tips? Click here.</i><p>While many street photographers tend to shoot with their cameras in shutter or aperture priority, lots …

Portraits of People and Their Essential Everyday Items

How much can you tell about a person from the small items they carry around every day? Do they provide a more comprehensive picture of who a person …

Photography

15 colorful landscape photos from around the world | CNN Travel

A Simple Video Tutorial on Creating a Hyperlapse with Your DSLR

If you’ve been itching to try your hand at shooting a hyperlapse video, the short and sweet video tutorial above may be a nice place to start your …

The Moment Case Equips Your iPhone with a Shutter Button, Lens, and Camera Strap

When Moment launched a Kickstarter campaign for its smartphone lenses last year, it blew past its $50K funding goal <i>in a single day</i>.<p>The company is …

Study Finds that Professionally Captured Photos Are More Memorable Than Amateur Ones

The National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) recently conducted a study that compares public perception of professional photographs versus …

Photography

The Groveland House in Vancouver, Canada by Mcleod Bovell

Groveland, a contemporary single family home located in Vancouver, Canada.<p>In the summer of 2013, the team of Mcleod Bovell has completed this modern …

Canada

20 of the world’s most remote homes, structures, and towns

Located on the island of Vágar in the Faroe Islands, this tiny village only became accessible by car in 2004. In 2012, Gásadalur had a population of …

Traveler Captures the Spectacular Beauty of New Zealand on Three-Month Road Trip

16 months ago, photographer, web designer, and blogger Johan Lolos left his native Belgium to fulfill his dream of traveling the world. After spending a year in Australia, Lolos headed southeast to New Zealand, where he recently completed a three-month road trip around the island country. He and …

New Zealand

9 things to do in Ireland while still in your 20s

1. Rent a house in the country for New Years.<p>Get out of the city, rent a four-person house in the country, fill it with 20 people, wreck it, torment …

23 signs you’ve been living as a nomad for too long

<b>1.</b> Your playlist consists of a weird mixture of Balkan Beat, traditional Kurdish music, Irish folk songs, and Finish heavy metal. And every single …

Real Estate

Why British Columbia is the most Instagrammable place on the planet

Brandywine Falls is just south of Whistler with an easy walk to the viewing platform, but way sicker is working your way to the pool below the falls. …

What's in a Dream?

Not all dreaming is the same. Dreaming runs the gamut of human experience (and sometimes beyond), incorporating a dizzying range of emotions and events, often with elements of the bizarre. Dreams can be funny, frightening, sad and strange. Flying dreams can be euphoric; chasing dreams can be …

Sleep

Filipino Domestic Worker Earns Prestigious Magnum Fellowship for Her Photography

For the past 10 years, 27-year-old Xyza Cruz Bacani has been working as a domestic worker for a wealthy Chinese family in Hong Kong. On her days off, …

Photography

23 of the bluest, clearest waters on the planet

Seventy-one percent of our planet is covered in water, from oceans to mountain lakes to jungle lagoons. Over time, the names and boundaries of these …

Beaches

My 6 dumbest travel mistakes

Those living in the European Union, like me, are spoiled. We use euros and we can use them in the vast majority of the EU. Traveling to France or …

World's best islands

See the top-ranked isles that span the seas, from a well-kept secret in the Philippines to the electric blue waters of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.

Great Barrier Reef

Ancient stones of the Scottish isles

Fought over for hundreds of years, the more than 500 islands of the Inner and Outer Hebrides off Scotland’s west coast are a traveller’s paradise cloaked in mist and rain.

Nature