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How to Hitchhike Around Iceland's Ring Road

Let the adventure begin. All photos by Victoria DeLeone.<p><i>By Victoria DeLeone for Fathom</i> | <i>Mama told you not to talk to strangers, and she definitely told you not to get in their cars. But you're in Iceland now, and it's too cold for caution. Stick your thumb out and start hitchhiking. Two college</i> …

Photographing at the Beach: 10 Tips for Better Beach Photos

For some people, life revolves around the beach — the water and waves, the sand, the marine life, the expansive horizon. Beaches are iconic places. …

EccentriCities: Bingo Parties, Paella and Island Hopping in Oslo

Geographically, politically, economically, socially, naturally, expensively and culturally, Norway is an impressive nation -- no matter how you slice it. It's got the world's longest road tunnel, it is the most successful nation in the world at the Winter Olympics, and it's also the world's …

Shooting with an Anamorphic Lens on an Ordinary DSLR

Have you ever heard of an anamorphic lens? If you’re a movie fan then you may have, but if not you’ve certainly seen them used in many films made for …

Arkansans rush for cover against twister; 15 die

VILONIA, Ark. (AP) — The sky turned black as the funnel cloud closed in, and Maggie Caro rushed with her husband and two children to a community …

On the Red Couch with Author James Dashner

Inside Flipboard / January 8, 2014<p><i>Sci-fi author James Dashner wanted to be a writer since he was a kid but decided to try his “backup plan” — finance</i> …

The Balloon Highline

When climbing/BASE jumping pioneer Steph Davis says she loves something, as she just did about this video on Facebook, we’re instantly curious. “It’s so beautiful, so group-oriented, so technically demanding, so unique … so French!” Davis marveled in a follow-up email.<p>This may be a stunt, but we …

Landscapes Exposed Directly onto Hand-Blown Glass

Artist Emma Howell has a unique approach to landscape photography. Rather than exposing her images digitally or onto film, she works with a wet plate collodion method to transfer landscapes directly onto handblown glass forms. When the San Francisco-based artist first learned how to blow glass, she …

The Five Basic Pieces of Equipment That Make Landscape Shoots Go Smoothly

Landscape photography is both great fun, inspiring and hard work. It can be both physically and mentally demanding, carrying your gear to the ideal …

Advice on quitting your job and travelling for a year

Embarking on an extended adventure often means taking a leap of faith and leaving key responsibilities behind. But those that have done it say the experience is more than worth it.<p>Most of us see the world in snippets at a time – a long weekend here, a two-week vacation there. But when wanderlust …

The world's 10 oldest living trees

Methuselah<p>Until 2013, Methuselah, an ancient bristlecone pine was the oldest known non-clonal organism on Earth. While Methuselah still stands as of …

Long Exposure Photography Explained - eBook + Infographic

Not long ago I decided to write and publish my own ebook on long exposure photography. After teaching photographers about the technique and …

7 Great Astrophotography Tutorials to Inspire You

Astrophotography is a specialized field of photography that involves capturing images of celestial objects and the night sky. The range of …

The Story Of The Most Successful Photographer You've Never Heard Of

In under five years, Andy Frame went from being a photography nobody to running one of the most successful photography operations that I'm aware of. …

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2014 Survey Results: Joe McNally is the #1 Most Inspiring Photographer

Our second annual survey, <i>The Photographer’s Outlook on 2014</i>, reveals insights from over 5,700 photographers worldwide on their top business goals and …

5 Stargazing Spots That Will Take Your Breath Away

There's nothing like looking up at a clear night sky and getting lost in the stars.<p>Whether or not you can name the constellations, stargazing is an activity that anyone can enjoy. Certain spots, however, are superior stargazing locations. The sky is darker, the stars are clearer and the experience …

10 Cheapest Backpacking Cities In Central And South America

South America and Central America are meccas for backpackers seeking an adventure, without spending a lot of money. But with so much to see, how do you pick a place to start?<p>Price of Travel published their Backpacker Index for 2014 on Tuesday, outlining the cheapest cities for travelers on a …

There Are Bugs in Your Coffee and Other Things I Learned in Antigua, Guatemala

Antigua has a mild climate, Mayan ruins, volcanic hiking, a gorgeous lake, and shopping galore…and not many tourists know about it. So why are you …