Sofia Kashif

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Photo tour: Holiday treasures at European Christmas markets

Travel through Europe this time of year and you’re sure to come across traditional Christmas markets, in big cities and smaller towns and villages. During this festive season, generations of families and friends come together to celebrate the holidays, just as they have for more than 400 years.<p>In …

Christmas Markets

New York City From Above: Aerial Photography by Evan Meyer

<b>Evan Meyer</b> is a talented self-taught photographer and adventurer currently based in New York City. Evan shoots a lot of urban, rooftop, lifestyle, …

Psst! Here's the Secret to Better Leftover Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes are the singular dish that makes me love the holidays, and I always insist that there be more than enough for leftovers to eat …

How to visit the Katskhi Pillar in Georgia

The Katskhi Pillar, a natural limestone monolith, rises 130 feet from the ground outside the village of Katskhi in Western Georgia. At the top sits a …

Archaeology

This Is the Country's Ultimate 'Flyover State'

A dubious honor for the Mountain State.<p>Of all of the possible travel honors a place can earn, high numbers of flights that pass through a state’s airspace only to never actually land there is not <i>quite</i> one of them.<p>The dismissive term “flyover states” is often used to describe middle-of-the-country …

Slow Cooker Turkey Breast Will Make You a White Meat Convert

A whole roasted turkey is the pièce de résistance of the Thanksgiving table, but after years of disappointing dry slices, I'm taking a different …

15 of the best travel apps for your next trip

Apps

PHOTOS: Redskins Travel To Take On The Saints

Top images of the Washington Redskins traveling to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, as they prepare to take on the Saints in their 2017 Week 11 matchup.

Eugenie Bouchard surprises travellers at Trudeau Airport

Tennis player Eugenie Bouchard made an appearance at Trudeau International Airport’s departure lounge Saturday to take part in a promotional campaign …

Naked attraction: art and tragic tales in Modigliani’s Paris

Poor Amedeo Modigliani, what a tough life he led. I’m thinking this as I climb the steps to his last studio in Montparnasse. It’s a classic artist’s garret with peeling paint and poor lighting, and climbing the countless floors on a narrow stone tread, leaves me winded. It wouldn’t have been easy …

France

25 Free Things to Do on Your Next Visit to Los Angeles

Tourists flock to Los Angeles for a behind-the-scenes peek at the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, but there’s so much more to this SoCal city beyond …

Travel

Easy Backpacking Trips for Beginners

You don't need to be an expert to enjoy these scenic trails.<p>Everyone who has read Cheryl Strayed's <i>Wild</i> has probably envisioned themselves heading out …

Mama Fu’S,Asian House,Dalma Mall,Abudhabi

• A yummy Asian cuisine( https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asian_cuisine) with superb taste of the best of Chinese, Japanese, Thai, Korean and Vietnamese …

Abu Dhabi

This "Unhealthy" Food Is Actually Great for Balancing Your Hormones

The world of hormones is vast, nuanced, and at times, vaguely terrifying. After all, there's an endless list of seemingly random things (your period! …

Wellness

What’s the best noise reduction software out there?

<b>You can enjoy low-noise images when shooting at high ISO settings by using noise-reduction software. James Abbott looks at five options</b><p>Modern cameras …

A wedding party’s bus ‘literally exploded’ — but the photos were epic

Okay, in hindsight, there were some warning signs.<p>To start with, the party bus headed to the wedding was “super warm” when everyone boarded it, said McKaila Hanna, a wedding photographer who was shooting the day. That’s not particularly surprising; they were in Iowa, and people often have their …

Photo Insight with Jeremy Walker: Icebergs of Jökulsárlón

<b>A look back at the virtues and perils of shooting in the ever-shifting alien landscape of Jökulsárlón glacial lake in Iceland</b><p>Iceland is one of those …

Landscape Photography

You’re Just a Simple $20 Accessory Away From Much Better Portraits Using Flash

Just a quick tip today, but I think it’s an important one. Last week I was talking to a photographer and he told me had a hot-shoe flash and when I …

Spend 5 Minutes and Learn How to Use Tone Curves in Photoshop and Lightroom (VIDEO)

The Tone Curve is one of the most powerful tools in Photoshop, Lightroom and other image-editing software. The proper use of Curves adjustments, …

How Much Do Photographers Make?

Very few people find themselves considering a career path without taking it’s earning potential into account. Sure, there are other considerations …

Food photography with Ashley Rodriguez and the Canon EOS M5

Baking and taking photos share some fundamental similarities – with all of the right ingredients and some technical know-how, you can make magic …

10 Of The Best Travel Apps For Cheap Flights, Quick Hotels And More

This is a holiday travel game changer.<p>Most travelers already know how to search Kayak for flights or Hotels.com for rooms. But holiday travel season is a monster that calls for reinforcements.<p>We’ve compiled a lineup of the most highly regarded and expert-vetted travel apps that will prevent …

MacPhun Launches Luminar, Powerful Raw Photo Editing Software

People can be very dedicated to their Raw photo editing workflow tools, but MacPhun is hoping to convert some users to its new software called …

10 of the best small towns in the US: readers’ travel tips

<b>Winning tip: Helper, Utah</b><p>Helper is an old mining town 100 miles or so from Salt Lake City. It had been in decline for years but a steady flow of artists who can’t afford SLC prices are moving in. The old, run-down cinema still displays a poster of the last film shown in the 1960s. Its rich history …

Travel

Noodles, Zoodles & More: 8 Recipes For Pasta Lovers

Smothered in sauce, covered in cheese, or floating in soup -- dinner is full of pastabilities! These pasta recipes have all been tested, perfected, and family-approved.<p><b>1. Baked Penne with Spinach, Ricotta & Fontina</b><p>In this quick and easy riff on spinach and ricotta cannelloni, penne pasta is tossed …

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

Photography

On the waterfront: Lisbon's riverside regeneration

Everyone in Lisbon says that, since Portugal’s great age of exploration, the city has looked far out to sea. It took a hand-written list of <i>pratos de dia</i> outside a little restaurant on the Rua das Janelas Verdes – Street of Green Shutters – to add spice to that truism for me. Today’s specials? …

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