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The World's Top 10 Airport Hotels With Stunning Runway Views

<i>By Christina Pfeiffer, HotelsCombined.com</i><p>In the last few years, airport hotels have evolved from being an unavoidable stopover to luxurious, must-visit retreats. Some properties have gone to great lengths to attract travel-weary guests, with many now offering opulent rooms, expansive swimming …

Five Things You Might Have Missed in ‘it’s a small world’ at Disneyland Park

If, like me and most Disney Parks guests, you’ve been on “it’s a small world” countless times, you may think you’ve seen every detail. I recently had …

Tom Hanks Is 'Captain Phillips' In High-Seas Hostage Drama

<i>This interview was originally broadcast on Oct. 7, 2013.</i><p>In April 2009, Somali pirates boarded an American-flagged container ship and took its captain, Richard Phillips, hostage on a small lifeboat. That led to a five-day drama at sea, much of it covered on television, as a U.S. Navy destroyer …

The Nave of Yosemite [explore]

By The Numbers: America's Best Value Destinations

For a domestic vacation that won't break the bank this year, check out these 50 affordable hidden gems. Hotel search trivago.com has compiled a list of the best value destinations on home turf for 2014. Based on the yearly average overnight price of a standard double room, combined with the …

'Life' Photographer Showed Africa Through A New Lens

Before World War II, many Americans got exaggerated ideas about Africa from movies like <i>Tarzan the Ape Man —</i> movies that were filmed on Hollywood sound stages<i>.</i><p>It took time to change that view. But after the war, <i>Life</i> magazine photographer Eliot Elisofon sought to shed a new light on the vast and …

Great Read: Aloha, Honolulu

Above the freeway, beyond the suburban houses crawling up the slopes of the Koolau Mountains, through a stand of Cook pines, past a grove of pungent eucalyptus, beside leafy breadfruit and Malay apple trees, long-stemmed bird-of-paradise flowers bloom. A regal-looking rooster struts across my path, …

How to Survive a Plane Crash

A plane crash is every flyer's worst nightmare. And while you may think there's nothing you can do to live through one, many airplane accidents are survivable. Here's what you need to do to increase your chances of getting out alive.<p><b>Keep Your Shoes and Socks On</b><p>Tempted to kick off your shoes and …

9 Unexpected Ways Travel Makes You a Better Person - Vagabondish

I knew who I was this morning, but I’ve changed a few times since then. <br>– Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland<p>What is travel? Travel is a new bed every …

7 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do on a Cruise

Gone are the days when the height of cruise entertainment was limited to poolside lounging and fancy evening soirees. Sure, you can still do both of those things, but today's cruise ships are more like mini-cities equipped with all the fixings for a day at a theme park or a night on Broadway. Even …

5 Quick Tips for Photographing People Outdoors

So, let me guess…your pictures of your friends, parents, children, or grandchildren don’t always come out the way you’d like, and you are frequently …

Landscape Photography

Adobe Releases Free Video Class For Beginners to Learn Photoshop

Picking up Photoshop as a new users can be hugely overwhelming—it's an immense program that with every successive generation adds even more content …

Why Lazy Photographers Should Use Lightroom Smart Collections

10 Successful Practices I've Learned from Interviewing 200+ Photographers

Over the past 8 years, I have conducted well over two hundred interviews with photographers on my show, The Candid Frame. These conversations have …

The Ultimate Guide to Adjustment Layers - Color Balance and Selective Color

In this tutorial, we are going to have a look at the Color Balance and Selective Color adjustment layers in Photoshop. They work by balancing the …

Tutorials

Selling Fine Art Photography Tip #1: Jimmy Williams on Building a Reputation by Starting Local

<i>This is the first blog post in a series from our newest guide</i> Selling Fine Art Photography<i>. Download it here.</i><p>North Carolina-based Jimmy Williams is a …

Timeless Portrait Photography Tips by Wayne Radford

TIMELESS PORTRAITS is a supplement to NATURAL LIGHT PORTRAITURE and contains more images of recommended setups and diagrams that will help you create …

Thinking of Ways to Market Your Photography? Try These for Starters

If you aspire to any substantial degree of success as a professional photographer, you’re going to have to make money. In order to make money, you …

Great Tutorial: ’10 Things Beginners Want to Know How To Do’ in Photoshop CC

It’s likely one of the reasons Adobe decided to shift to a subscription model was so that they could bring in more beginners and amateurs that had …

Why You Need a Remote Shutter Release in Your Bag

https://www.lightstalking.com/how-to-photograph-fireworks/Anyone who has been involved with photography for some length of time has heard of shutter …

Canon Announces the T5: An Entry-Level Rebel for the Budget Conscious

CP+ is underway, which means the gear announcements are about to start coming hard and fast… brace yourselves. First up is Canon, with a new …

Canon's G1 X Mark II could be your new favorite compact camera

Once the undisputed leader in the field, Canon's grasp on advanced compact cameras has slipped over the past few years. Its pocket-sized S-series has been lapped by Sony's fantastic RX100 models, the larger G-series feels anachronistic in a world of mirrorless cameras and big-sensor compacts, and …

Latest Intelligence on Rumored Canon EOS 7D Successor Suggests Modest Upgrades

A lot of what you think you know about the successor to Canon’s midline EOS 7D might turn out to be wrong. And this information is coming from, of …

High Speed Sea Foam Photographed by Ger Kelliher | Colossal

<p>Back in January, photographer Ger Kelliher snapped this high speed photo of angry sea foam captured on Coomeenole beach in West Kerry, Ireland. The …

50 Awesome Photography Websites Feature Shoot Recommends for Daily Inspiration

With the demise of our blogroll in our new site design, we thought we’d shine the light on 50 unique photography-based websites that inspire us on a …