Ali Harford

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The 35 Most Amazing National Parks on Earth

What's the quickest way to realize how truly amazing our planet is? Simple: Visit the world's greatest national parks. We're thankful that governments around the world have set aside these amazing tracts of pristine wilderness, and with the help of the tips and photos from over 1 million travelers …

National Parks

So you Want to Shoot Landscapes? [Top 12 dPS Landscape articles from 2013]

Landscape photography is always a popular topic here on dPS. Who doesn’t love a great mountain scenic image, or a shot of the rolling waves on the …

Creating a Starlight Time Lapse Video

In this tutorial, we are going to take a look at how to shoot and process a time lapse video of the stars. As the earth rotates, the stars appear to …

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Photographing Waterfalls: 6 Tips To Get You Started

Some of my favourite landscapes to photograph are waterfalls. The smoothness of the water against the hard, sharp edges of the rocks or striking …

How to take great summer photos | My favourite summer photo

http://www.theguardian.com/travel/gallery/2013/jul/09/summer-photos-my-favourite-summer-photo<p>720<p>My favourite summer photo: Five photographers discuss …

How I Caught a Glimpse of the Elusive "WOW-Factor" & What You Can Do To Get Your Own

We all want to amaze our friends, family and hopefully even our raving fans with our photography, but in order to do so we need to first find out how …

Digital Photography

10 Travel Photography Tips to Help Avoid Regrets When You Get Home

By Hélio Dias. I have lost count of how many times I’ve came home and regretted not having done something to get better pictures when I was …

How to Shoot the “Holy Grail” of Timelapse Photography: Day-to-Night Sequences

There may be a lot to consider in setting up a day-to-night or night-to-day time lapse, but photographer Preston Kanak assures us that they aren’t as …

7 Mistakes Every Photographer Makes

We’ve all been there, when you make that one mistake. The mistake your obnoxious friend warned you about a hundred times. The mistake they’ll never …

20 Stunning Examples of High Speed Photography (And Tuts on How to Do It Yourself)

A lot happens in the blink of an eye — a lot of pretty amazing things. But due to the way our brain works, we don't really get to “see” these amazing …

Using Colour Boldly

In my previous article I explored some of the ways that you can use two contrasting colours, orange and blue, that appear in nature to create …

Photography

Play Ball! Covering Your Bases Shooting Baseball

Baseball can be among the most maddening of sports to photograph. Entire games can be played with very little action at all, while other games will …

Out in Nature – Photography by Missy Prince

Missy Prince grew up on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and now lives in Portland, Oregon. For her, photography is an excuse to go on long aimless drives. …

Gulf Coast

So You’re Going to Shoot A Wedding: Part 1 of 3 [Preparation]

About 5 seconds after I purchased my first professional camera, long before I hung a shingle or had any idea of what I was doing, the requests to …

Weddings

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While I enjoy eating cookies, cupcakes and ice cream, I could eat fruit all-day, every day. Thank goodness..or this calorie counting thing wouldn’t …

10 Wacky and Wonderful Ice Cream Flavors

It's official: summer has arrived. As the temperatures rise, we've been dreaming about delicious ways to cool off. A frozen treat is the perfect way to indulge during the hot days of summer, and these recipes are definitely worth treating yourself to. Sweet, salty, nutty, fruity -- these recipes …

Skillet Chicken Fajitas with Avocado Recipe

<b>About the Author</b>: Yasmin Fahr is a food lover, writer, and cook. Follow her @yasminfahr for more updates on her eating adventures and discoveries, which will most likely include tomatoes. And probably feta. Happy eating!<p><b>Read more: Skillet Supper: Chicken Fajitas with Avocado</b><p>Ingredients1 1/2 pounds …

Project 365 – First Picture vs. Last Picture

During Project 365, a photographer commits him or herself to take a picture each day for an entire year. The project is a great way to focus on …

Photography

18 Peaceful Pictures of Animal Mothers

A mother’s love is what allows its baby to feel safe, nurtured, and cared for. Photography gives us the opportunity to capture this often unseen …

20 Majestic Pictures of Tigers

The Tiger is the largest of the cat species, and clearly not your typical house pet. These majestic mammals reach a total body length of up 11 ft and …

Love Letters: Rome

<i>Carol Stigger is a Chicago-based writer specializing in Third World poverty, microfinance, and travel (check out her blog here). She lives in Rome two months a year writing about ancient and modern Italy and in India during the winter as a volunteer for a community development organization.</i><p>I love …

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World's Best Parks, According To TripAdvisor Users (PHOTOS)

Following on the coat tails of their intriguing top 10 landmarks in the U.S. and abroad, TripAdvisor has released their users' favorite parks here and around the world.<p>And the list has us scratching our heads a bit. Sure, there are some expected favorites--like Central Park, Millennium Park, Golden …

19 Natural and Cultural Wonders Named New World Heritage Sites

The 2013 UNESCO World Heritage Committee meeting concluded last week with the addition of five new natural wonders to the existing list of 217 World …

Adventure Photography Tips: The Pros’ #1 Secret – Shoot Into the Sun (2 of 3)

Adventure<p><i>See Tim Kemple’s previous photography tips >></i><p>Beginner and amateur photographers ask me often for photography tips. As image creators, we are always learning, but there is one piece of advice I always come back to. The biggest mistake I see amateur photographers make is photographing with …