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27 Wonderful Whisky Shots To Whet Your Whistle

Whatever your libation of choice is, there’s no denying that a glass of whisky (or whiskey; however you like to spell it) always sounds like a good …

Mark Twain

Photographer shares 'haunting' photos of abandoned theme park

A San Marcos, Texas, amusement park that was once “full of life” for photographer Andy Heatwole later became a “haunting” place of serenity.<p>The now-long-gone Aquarena Springs acted as Heatwole’s eerie backdrop when he photographed the abandoned resort and park between 2005 and 2012 for his gallery, …

Photography

D7200 Overview Training Tutorial (also for Nikon D7100)

15 fun things you can do with your smartphone photos to preserve memories

Creative smartphone photo products<p>1. A monthly magazine<p>2. A wooden keepsake box<p>3. A dry-erase board<p>4. A framed photo<p>5. A shower curtain<p>6. A serving …

Final

Essentials Skills for Nature Photography

How do start capturing images like this? Click for More Details<p>Imagine this…<p>You arrive at a spectacular location like the one you see in the above …

Landscape Photography

23 Things You’ll Never Hear a Pro Photographer Say

Here’s a list of 23 things you’ll (probably) never hear coming out of a professional photographer’s mouth.<p><b>#1:</b> I love it when clients re-edit my …

Photography

The World's 7 Most Beautiful Unspoiled Islands

<i>By: Adam Lapetina</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/Stignygaard</i><p>"Unspoiled." The word itself conjures up images of chaste fawns lapping up crystal-clear waters in a lush valley while a harpist plays minuets in the background, or something. The places on this list aren't like that, though, because that place most likely …

Lake Superior

Time-Lapse: The Metamorphosis of a Caterpillar Into a Monarch Butterfly

FrontYardVideo pointed a camera at a caterpillar and captured this beautiful time-lapse video of its metamorphosis. We see it feeding, turning into a …

Insects

Why the Azores are Europe's secret islands of adventure

For in-the-know travellers, the Azores have long represented a beckoning blip on the radar of possible destinations. Recognition from Unesco and other organisations has helped that blip to pulse more brightly over the years.<p>But most people still know little, if anything, about this far-flung …

European Travel

Canon Warns of Fake 600EX-RT Flashes; Here Are the Telltale Signs

In addition to fake DSLRs and fake memory cards, there are also fake flash units in camera bags around the world. We first shared a look at this …

Cameras

Phase One Launches Its New XF Camera System: New AF, Touch UI, and Modular VF

Phase One today unveiled its new XF Camera System, a major redesign of its digital imaging offerings. The system features “robust, aerial-grade …

Teens and the Loneliness of AIDS - Photographs and text by Carol Allen-Storey | LensCulture

“We go to the hospital to have our blood tested, but we do not know why—only that the drugs we do get must be adhered for a healthy life or we can die.”<p>Scovia whispers these words with an almost religious awe as she takes her daily dosage of the ARV-life saving drugs. The limited knowledge she has …

HIV positive

Five Tips to Help You Take Your Street Photography to the Next Level

The art of street photography can be an extremely rewarding experience for photographers who are looking to capture the current state of the human …

Green travel: how to find an eco-friendly tour operator

With no universal guidelines on what qualifies as ‘eco’, it can be difficult to know if a tour operator, hotel or lodge truly fits the sustainability bill. <i>Lonely Planet Traveller</i> has picked out some of the handiest hints to help you figure out which companies are as good as their word. Here are the …

Sustainability

How To Photograph Strangers

Approaching strangers on the street and asking them if you can photograph them for your portfolio can be very intimidating for most photographers. …

Top tips for responsible travel in Aboriginal Australia

In the rush of excitement to see the world's best sights one can sometimes forget to acknowledge their sanctity. This is certainly true in Central Australia, where most of the top tourist magnets, like Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Kata Tjuta (The Olgas), have their significance anchored in ancient …

Australia

Skull-binding Bird Photos

Of all the people likely to create a stunning group of bird photographs, a retired periodontist seems low on the list—birds don’t even have teeth. …

San Francisco

New species of frog found in Costa Rica looks just like Kermit

Someone should let Kermit know he has a new relative.<p>A new species of frog called the <i>Hyalinobatrachium dianae</i> has been found in Costa Rica. Similar …

Tutorial: Focus Stacking for Landscape Photography

<i>Max Foster lives in Minneapolis, MN and specializes in travel photography from around the world. He focuses on landscape and cityscape images, and</i> …

How To Use Your iPhone Like A Pro Video Camera

It's easy to take great photos with your iPhone. Taking great video is much more challenging. In this tutorial I look at a few ways you can get the …

Short Films

Top 10 sustainable travel experiences

Ditch modern civilisation and go wild! (Just be responsible about it.) In this excerpt from <i>Lonely Planet's 1000 Ultimate Experiences</i>, we've got the top 10 feel-good sustainable travel experiences.<p>1. National parks volunteer, USA<p>Fall asleep to a chorus of wolf calls and count bears as your …

New Zealand

The Basics of Shooting Better Cityscape Photos

Cityscapes in many ways are similar to landscapes, but instead can combine lots of geometrical shapes and can be a bigger problem when it comes to …

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 …

When to go black and white?

Posted By Pete Collins on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 in Develop | 22 comments<p>When should an image be made into a black and white?<p>I get that question …

Nikon D7200 Crowned the New King of APS-C by DxOMark

It seems like Nikon is doing the right things when it comes to putting quality sensors in its cameras. Gear testing company DxOMark has just …

Cameras