Alejandro Romeu

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The eccentric characters of New York City, in pictures - Telegraph

Do This 52 Week Photography Challenge to Improve Your Skills in 2016

If you’re looking to get better at photography in 2016, one great option is to do a 52-week photography challenge that forces you to complete regular …

This Map Shows the Ultimate U.S. Road Trip

The concept of a road trip is as American as apple pie, and yet, devising the “best” U.S. driving route is a bit of a head scratcher. Much depends on …

Mount Vernon

How to Take Travel Photos Like A Professional

There are travel photos, and then there are professional travel photos--you know, the ones you see in the pages of <i>Condé Nast Traveler</i>, <i>Departures</i> and <i>Travel and Leisure</i>. It's easy to flip through those glossy pages thinking that your own travel photos could never look that good, but the truth is that …

Snapseed for Android Can Now Do RAW Editing

Google is pushing out a new version of Snapseed for Android today, and the latest update brings RAW editing of DNG photos (or other RAW photos that …

The 20 best countries to visit in your lifetime

The awards are based on the ratings and feedback of more than 128,000 readers — the highest level of participation in the magazine's history.<p>Other Readers' Choice Awards include the world's best cruise lines, hotels, spas, and airlines, all of which you can check out here.<p>Keep scrolling to see a …

Italian Riviera

The Epic Photo Series That'll Convince You To Travel Solo

Adventure is beautiful.<p>Newsflash, people: You don't need to travel with a partner in order to travel well.<p>Yes, safety is a concern in certain locations, and it's often pleasant to have someone to share the scenery with. But never underestimate the glory of traveling solo, because you'll learn …

Misty-Eyed: 5 Beautiful Waterfalls to Visit Now

<i>By Jason Heidemann for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>Don't go chasing waterfalls. So sang TLC in 1994 in a song that cautioned against making bad life choices. Of course, if the song were referring to actual waterfalls the sentiment would've been just the opposite. After all, who doesn't derive absolute …

A bicyclist made an incredible 14,000-mile journey across Asia — and his photos are stunning

Working as an urban planner in chaotic London, Gandy took up cycling as a temporary escape from city life.<p>"Zipping through the streets, dodging cars and pedestrians became ... almost a form of meditation," he told Business Insider.<p>After some hard saving, Gandy came up with a plan. In 2013, he left …

Asia Travel

Here's How to Decide When a Photo Should be Black and White

Imagine this scenario: you've had a productive and enjoyable day out shooting — a couple of landscapes and cityscapes, some architecture shots, a bit …

Landscape Photography

Five best third-party Android launchers to customize your device experience

One of Android’s best features is the ability to download and install custom third-party launchers. Don’t like the way your phone home screen looks or how the apps are organized? Fine. Change it. But finding the best one, or a good one for that matter, can sometimes be a daunting challenge. And …

Apps

The Bicycle Diaries: From Bangkok to Istanbul - Photographs and text by Alex Gandy | LensCulture

Palms pressed into the handlebars, feet tracing that familiar circle, chainlinks whirring across chainrings, tyres humming, lungs billowing and the wind coursing across my skin, whistling in my ears and combing my hair. For 15 months these sounds and sensations filled my days as I rode my bicycle …

Istanbul

This guy visited every country in the world before turning 40 — here are the highlights from his journey

It was then that he decided to make it his mission to travel to every single country in the world — 198, to be exact.<p>He accomplished his goal on May 8, 2013, earning him the title of the youngest person to travel to every country. He was 37 years old.<p>He has since written a book called "198: How I …

European Travel

Understanding Aperture for Beginners

Aperture is just one setting that makes up your exposure, but once you understand it you can drastically change how your image looks. In this video …

Aperture

This 32-year-old quit his job to spend over 6 months walking from the Netherlands to New York City

"For many years I've thought about going for a long-distance walk," Ulrich, 32, says. "I'm not sure how that came to mind, but walking gives a sense of freedom, and the challenge is, to me, quite appealing.<p>"Two years ago, in April 2013, I flew to New York to visit a friend, go to a music festival …

Aarhus

Video of ‘El Chapo’ Prison Break in Mexico Surfaces

Meet the nomadic photographer who has been road-tripping with her dog around the US for the past 7 years

"Ever since I can remember, I have been independent and curious," Turner told Business Insider. "Being on the open road is a feeling I can't get anywhere else. It's a feeling of freedom," Turner said.<p>"The first year is the hardest — if you get through that and want to continue, then the road is for …

RVs

5 Pieces of Free Post Production Software for Photographers

Free software. In the past, this phrase to many of us suggested, poor quality, clunky and inefficient. Time have changed however and in the …

Software

Tip: A Book and Some Powder Can Work as a Camera Dolly in a Pinch

Need to do a quick tracking shot on a table but don’t have any dedicated camera equipment for doing so? A book and some fine powder can be a cheap …

Microsoft Launches Hyperlapse to Turn First-Person Videos Into Stabilized Time-Lapses

Back in August 2014, we reported that Microsoft was working on some game-changing software that would magically transform first-person videos into …

Lily is the World’s First Throw-and-Shoot Camera

Lily is a new robotic camera drone that aims to shake up not only the drone industry, but the camera industry as a whole. It’s the world’s first …

7 Things I Learned From Shooting One Portrait a Day for a Whole Year

Essentially conceived as a New Year’s resolution, I gave myself the challenge of producing one portrait every single day during 2013. I’ve had a …

The 15 best smartphones in the world

Here's our ranking of the best phones you can buy right now in the U.S. (based on factors including design, software and hardware features, content selection, carrier availability, and price), including approximate unsubsidized cost.

Mobile Technology

Photographers, Be Happy With the Camera Gear You Have

If you have been into photography a little while, think back a few years. Remember the early days of digital. Remember all those articles telling us …

Photographing Stars Using a Kit Lens

Looking at a starry sky while sitting in the open is always a soothing experience, but shooting those stars is a much better one. Have you seen those …

Photography

Seven unknown architectural wonders

Forget the Taj Mahal and the Colosseum – some of the world’s most impressive structures remain out of the public eye.<p>We’ve all heard of the Colosseum, the Great Wall of China, and the Taj Mahal. But what about the world’s undiscovered architectural wonders: the man-made marvels where most crowds …

European Travel

How to Create a Time Slice Photograph That Captures the Passage of Time

This “time slice” image by photographer Dan Marker-Moore is a photograph of Shanghai created with 65 separate images captured over 1 hour and 53 …

This Is What It Looks Like to Live in the Jungle With Your Family

Two months ago, my husband and I, and our kids ages 7 and 4, traded our stucco home in Colorado for a palapa in rural Mexico. It's a temporary trade--we'll be returning home soon--but it's been quite the experience, working and living in such a wildly different place. Here's a photo essay of a …

5 Bucket List Travel Destinations

We live in a wild and wondrous world, which means it's time to dust off your passport and get busy exploring Earth's natural treasures and man-made marvels. While hunting down every awe-inspiring landmark would take a lifetime, we've started off with five must-see destinations that should be on …