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What is the Golden Ratio in Photography and How to Use It

Imagine you’re standing at the edge of a rock. There’s an incredible scene under your feet. Even the light is perfect. Yet, you look through the …

Landscape Photography

Here's How to Pick a Perfect Melon Every Time

There's no feeling quite as good as cracking open a perfect melon. There's also no feeling quite as bad as cracking open a bad melon. One is like …

Gardening

5 Tips on How to Process Light in Landscape Photography

You are into photography. This means you are a light chaser by definition. Because we all know: light makes or breaks a photograph. So how about …

Tutorials

7 Ways To Outsmart Your Sweet Tooth

Nutritionist-approved tricks to help you curb sugar cravings.<p>We’ve all been there. The sugar cravings kick in and you give in to temptation; your serotonin levels rise as a result, providing a happy high; then, soon after, you’re primed for a crash.<p>While ignoring these urges can be easier said than …

7 Reasons Why You Should Get Into Macro Photography

Macro photography is one of those genres that triggers a lot of curiosity among photographers, and I think that’s the main reason why many …

The ultimate guide to hiking Italy’s most breathtaking trails

We’re not quite sure why Italy isn’t as popular a hiking destination as places like Patagonia, Iceland, or the Pacific Crest Trail. Italian hiking …

Italy

Why You Should Visit the Colorful City of Lisbon, Portugal

There's a reason the history-rich city of Lisbon is growing in popularity. Full of exceptional culinary destinations, memorable sites and independent …

10 reasons why your photos are blurry

Do you sometimes get blurred photos from your camera but don't know why? The chances are it's not the camera - it's you! Here are top ten tips for …

12 Mistakes Beginner Photographers Make and How to Fix Them FAST

It's been a good, long while since I was a beginner photographer. But believe me, I remember the struggles well.There's so much to learn as a …

Bourbon Peach Cooler

Fiddle-dee-dee! Nothing says “Southern” like the combination of peaches, iced tea, and bourbon. All you need is a front porch. The peach brings out …

Genius ways to banish dark circles once and for all

From the late nights that turn into all-nighters to the 5am wake-up calls to kick off a hectic day, the sleep struggle is real.<p>Luckily for those who …

Nocturnus 75mm f/0.95 Unveiled: It’s the World’s Fastest 75mm Lens

The German brand Meyer-Optik Goerlitz has just announced the Nocturnus 75mm f/0.95, the world’s fastest 75mm lens. It’s designed for full-frame …

Night-Time Photography Tips And Tricks For Beginners

OutdoorHub <br>Night-Time Photography Tips And Tricks For BeginnersWhether you’re enjoying a camping trip or taking an evening hike, nothing beats the …

New LED streetlights may double cancer risk, new research warns

Britain’s new generation of street lights risk dramatically increasing rates of breast and prostate cancer, according to a new study.<p>Scientists have warned officials to consider limiting the roll-out of LED (light-emitting diode) lights after an investigation indicated a “strong link” between the …

Cancer

How Japanese Whisky Became the World’s Best

In the eyes of many spirits fans, Scotch is to fine whisky as Champagne is to fine wine—the indisputable best. Yet over the last few years, whisky connoisseurs have become increasingly enamored with whiskies from Japan, many of them similar to single-malt Scotches in their methods and composition, …

How to Photograph and Use Starbursts Artistically

Starbursts infuse fun, magic and impact to almost any photography. Starbursts add sparkle, brilliance and a special touch. At times, they create mood …

How to Choose Your First Filters (and Which Systems to Use)

During the last week’s I’ve received several questions regarding filters through the CaptureLandscapes newsletter. The most recurring questions are</i> …

41 tips and tricks to improve your photography

Our collection of top digital camera tips and essential photography advice will have you improving your photos in no time. Culled from experts and …

7 Essential Tips for Photographing the Milky Way

1. Finding Dark Skies<p>The first step to photographing the Milky Way is finding a location where the skies are dark enough in order to be able to get a …

11 Plants For Your Bedroom To Help You Sleep Better

We have compiled this list of 11 great plants to help you sleep better, based on their calming and cleansing effects.<p>There is nothing more annoying …

The 48 Hour Guide To...Lisbon

The oldest city in Western Europe is suddenly the coolest spot to visit<p>If your Instagram account has already been infiltrated with sun-kissed pictures of yellow trams, blue-tiled buildings and cobbled streets you won't need convincing of the quaint beauty of Lisbon.<p>The city has been growing in …

Here's why you should always check your hotel room for bedbugs, and how to do it

• <b>When you're traveling, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) told INSIDER you should check for bedbugs everywhere you stay.</b>• <b><br>That's because</b> …

Master Your Wide-Angle Lens Photography

One of the best things about a wide-angle lens is that it allows you to get gorgeous, sweeping views of a landscape.<p>With other lenses, it's difficult …

9 Essential ways to capture sharp landscape photos

Every landscape photographer loves a grand vista – when you have a large scene with a distinct foreground, middle ground and background that gives …

How to Crush Street Photography Using These Great Tips (VIDEO)

One of the best places in the world for street photography are the colorful streets of Tokyo, Japan. And that’s where street photographer Pierre T. …

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

If you think running a marathon is the quickest ticket to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news …

Exercise

The five-step method for falling asleep (even when you have the worst insomnia)

If you're sick of counting sheep in an attempt to nod off, we feel you.<p>Attempting to cure your insomnia is no mean feat - but one woman thinks she …

The Best Photo Gear of 2018: TIPA Announces Annual Imaging Product Awards

Shutterbug, a member of the Technical Image Press Association (TIPA), once again teamed up with over two dozen other member magazines from around the …

Cameras

7 Reasons Your Makeup Doesn't Look as Good as You Want It To

If you spend hours scrolling through Instagram and watching YouTube videos wondering why you can never re-create the amazing makeup you see on others, there may be a few simple things you're forgetting. Unless you have the time to research and learn from professionals, learning all the tricks is …

17 Lighting Recipes to Remember for Portrait Photos

At the WPPI wedding and portrait photography conference and expo this year, photographer Trevor Dayley taught this 1-hour class titled “17 Fast, …