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Advanced Style: the fashion blog that is putting older women first

"Your body is your best friend in the entire world," says Ilona Royce Smithkin, a flame-haired nonagenarian fashion icon and one of the stars of the new film <i>Advanced Style</i>. Royce Smithkin has many opinions about clothes – and many more about life. "I think people expect too much of themselves, and …

Advanced Style review – affectionate documentary about later-life followers of fashion

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic<p>First published on Sat 10 May 2014 19.05 EDT<p>There has been some heated discussion on Radio 4 recently about the politics of ageing fashion, but this affectionate documentary finds nothing but cause for celebration in the extravagant couture of its later-life …

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Travel

A beautiful day at Nubble Light - Cape Neddick Lighthouse in Maine. See more standout submissions to the 2014 Traveler Photo Contest: http://on.natgeo.com/UgICsB #TPC2014 Photograph by Christopher Sherman/National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

How to Capture the Moment

<b>Reader Question:</b> <b>I’ve heard photographers talk about capturing the moment. What does that mean?</b><p><b>My Answer:</b> Almost every good shot captures a unique moment in time.<p>Sometimes the moment happens right away, and sometimes you have to wait a while. It can be as simple as a woman glancing up or as complex …

Photo Tips From Santa Fe

I just returned from one of National Geographic’s photo workshops in Santa Fe, and wanted to share a few tips I think could help all photographers, amateur and professional alike.<p>Spending a week with longtime National Geographic photographer, Joe McNally, who led the workshop, was a dream. Joe is …

How to Photograph Kids

<b>Reader Question</b> (this time, from <i>Traveler</i> Associate Editor Amy Alipio): How do you best photograph kids on location? I find it impossible to get all my children in the shot, in focus, and not making goofy faces.<p><b>My Answer</b>: Getting really great photos of your kids — especially when traveling — can be …

A Virtual Photo Walk Through Toronto

At National Geographic Travel we know that our readers are passionate about using cameras to document their adventures abroad and at home. The number of ways we can share our photographs these days can be overwhelming, so, I consider it my duty to add yet one more option to the befuddling array: …

2014: The Year of the Mirrorless Camera

At the dawn of digital photography, professional cameras maintained the look and bulk of the 35mm film cameras that photographers had been using for a generation.<p>But, because digital sensors were expensive to make, these cameras were equipped with a sensor that was approximately a third smaller …

I Heart My City: Caroline’s Atlanta

<b>Caroline Eubanks</b> has lived everywhere from Charleston to Sydney, but continually finds herself drawn back to her place of origin: Atlanta, Georgia. She shares her hometown pride on her blogs Caroline in the City and This Is My South and now she’s sharing some of her hard-won insider secrets with …

I Heart My Festive City

Button up your winter coat and grab a cup of cocoa, because the holiday season is upon us. To toast the wonders of winter, we are highlighting seasonal must-dos from our fantastic I Heart My City community.<p><b>From Christmas markets to ice skating, delicious delicacies to botanical gardens, here are 20</b> …

Europe's Best Small Ports

European Travel

Are Bikes the New Tour Bus?

Many travelers opt for hop-on, hop-off tour buses to get a quick primer on a new place. As silly as it can look, and it does, it’s a useful way to get oriented when you’re visiting a destination for the first time. But there’s an alternative: biking.<p>The world is in the throes of a bike-path …

When to Call Yourself a Pro Photographer

When can you call yourself a “professional” photographer?<p>Is it when you buy an expensive camera, sell a picture, or get published? No one seems to agree on the qualifications necessary for such a distinction, but I feel I’ve been flirting with that label for awhile now.<p>I started snapping pictures …

7 Graves You Should Visit in the South

Driving from New Orleans to Atlanta has led me through forests and swamps, through small towns and big cities, and past civil war and civil rights memorials. No question the complexity of the South is manifest in the landscape, down to the people who are buried in the tough red dirt.<p>It’s amazing …

World Oceans Day 2014: Together, We Have the Power to Protect the Ocean

Changing Planet<p>A dolphin gets up close and personal with the camera. (Photograph by Matt Weiss)<p>World Oceans Day providesa unique opportunity once a year to honor our world’s ocean that connects us all, and this weekend you can join with people in communities around the world to mark the day in a …

MiaMia by Alan Hannah ~ Affordable, Elegant, Couture Bridal Wear

Hello ladies (and indeed gents) – I wanted to share a few images this lunch time from the new 'Rhapsody' collection from MiaMia Bridal, by Alan …

How Chia Seeds Can Help You Eat Healthier Without Tasting Like It

Eating healthy has its challenges. With the plethora of pizza, ice cream and chocolate chip cookies that exist in our daily lives, how can we be expected to opt for oatmeal and salads? It's a cruel, cruel world. But to right some of this injustice, we've gathered a handful of healthy recipes that …

What's So Great About Tart Cherry Juice?

<i>A:</i><p>A favorite beverage of many athletes, trainers, and nutritionists, juice made from tart or "sour" cherries (the kind you use to make cherry pie) has been shown to reduce inflammation and ease muscles soreness after strenuous workouts. But that's not the only reason you might want to consider …