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Take Your Composites to the Next Level With These Finishing Touches

In this short video, I'll explain two quick tips for adding finishing touches to composite images. We'll explore when these techniques should be used …

Have Camera, Will Travel: Fifty Awesome Photo Workshops Around the World

You <i>could</i> go alone to New Zealand, Mexico, Cuba, or wherever your wanderlust takes you, and bring your camera along for the trip — hope to stumble …

Time-Lapse Captures Astonishingly Bright Aurora Borealis Over Sweden

In Sweden’s Abisko National Park, 2014 has been something of a God-send for time-lapse photographers. In the first 32 nights of the year, the …

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 Innovative Websites That Will Change the Way You Travel

Continuous innovation has fueled the rapid growth of online travel information and commerce. Even now--after the market has achieved a measure of maturity--would-be Internet millionaires keep searching for The Next Big Thing. Peer-to-peer interactions? Searches tailored to individual interests? …

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DIY Wireless Control of Your Canon DSLR for under $50

We recently reviewed the CamRanger, an awesome device that allows you to control your DSLR wirelessly. The biggest complaint that most of you, and I …

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How to Add Life to a Flat Image with Photoshop

It happens to us all at some time or another, we arrive at a wonderful location to find that the light is flat and uninspiring and the resultant …

13 ideas for creative camera work

After kicking last week off with a 41MP camera phone, the worst-kept secret in photography, the long-awaited Canon 5D Mark III, became a reality at …

Tips for photographing star trails at night

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Breathtaking Views of the Night Sky from the Mt. John Observatory

The vast majority of us are content to look up at the night sky and gaze at obscure stars, or perhaps be amused by some man-made spectacle like …

Backlit Box – Mini Review

One of my greatest concerns about the current state of affairs in photography is the notion that making a photograph and then posting it online is …

How to Photograph the Milky Way in 12 Steps (With 6 Epic Examples)

I don’t recall ever meeting anyone who claimed to not be fascinated to some degree by the night sky. There’s just something hypnotic about gazing …

35 Beaches You Should Visit In Your Lifetime

We've scoured world to find the best beaches you should put on your bucket list.<p>There's something for everyone: we found beaches where you can swim with penguins, relax under ancient Mayan ruins, bask on volcanic black sand, and more.

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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 …

Time-lapse Photography

4 Essential Ingredients for Great Landscape Photographs

When you are out in the field and you’re not sure if your the image you are making is any good, go through this quick mental checklist to see if your …

First time Ireland: unmissable Emerald Isle experiences

Ireland’s reputation precedes itself, so first-time visitors might think they know what to expect: fields of clover, gabby locals, etc. But there’s so much more to Ireland than its stereotypical charms. Skip the bus tours stopping at leprechaun-filled souvenir shops and find better things to do …

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Polar Desert Safari Offers A Unique Adventure

You've heard about African safari getaways that traverse jungles and survey wildlife. But did you know it's possible to get up-close and personal with a polar bear?<p>Polar desert safaris take travelers on icy expeditions throughout Arctic Canada -- and those looking to explore uncharted territory are …

Video: The Top 15 Features of Photoshop Every Photographer Should Know

Photographer Jeff Cable has come a long way from his first few gigs shooting Bar and Bat Mitzvahs in San Francisco. Mostly sports-related, his résumé …

"Awestruck By Beauty"

"Awestruck By Beauty"<p>I really can not describe the overwhelming feeling I had when I took this photograph. I had never seen the beauty of the colorful night sky some together quite like this before. Slight orange glow from far away cities mixed with green airglow and brilliant blue casts. The milky way was incredibly vivid even to the naked eye.<p>This image was taken in Patriarch Grove, deep in the White Mountains. The panorama was created using 13 images overlapping side by side. There was no …

The Most Underutilized Feature In Lightroom

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50 Drives You Must Take In Your Lifetime

Ranging from the mountains of Montana and Wyoming to a breathtaking salt flat in Bolivia, the drives aren't to miss.

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Best and worst airlines and cards for miles and points

Your rewards credit card, of course, is in your wallet. But where are the rewards? Do you know how many points you have, how you can use them and …

The 5 Most Romantic Waterfront Resorts in the U.S. (PHOTOS)

Couples take note: It's not necessary to leave the country to experience some of the world's most romantic hotels. We love exotic locales, but those looking for something closer to home can find some truly decadent escapes right in our own backyard. Our five favorite picks all have lovely …

Waterfront

Fiji for first-timers: how to choose an island

Fiji is blessed with so much turquoise water, white sand beaches, jungle rivers and authentic culture that it almost seems unfair. Whether you're looking for a decadent resort, family getaway or backpacker adventure, these islands have it all.<p>Wherever you go, expect the warmest welcomes the world …

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Three epic icy journeys

The spirit of expedition continues to thrive as travellers seek out epic journeys to broaden their minds and stimulate their senses. Winter months or chilly climates might seem like challenges, but breathtaking snow-capped mountains and windswept views of glacial lakes create a magical travel …

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Ten amazing off-the-radar experiences in France

No Francophile worth their salt would skip the Eiffel Tower or the lavender fields of Provence. But while France’s tourist trail is well trodden for a reason, there are plenty of wonders that might have escaped your radar. Here’s an alternative bucket list for your trip to France.<p>See flocking …

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15 Incredible Beachfront Hotels In The US And Caribbean

The sun, the sand, and the ocean all come together to make for a relaxing getaway that, when complete, will send you home rested and relaxed - and hopefully with a tan!<p>Where you stay, however, can make a big difference on just how fabulous your beach trip is.<p>That's why we've found the 15 most …

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