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Meet Montenegro – Darling of the Balkans

<b>Meet Montenegro, one more “pearl of the Mediterranean”, or according to me,</b><p>darling of the Balkans<b>.</b><p>Chilling just south of Croatia and north of …

Montenegro’s amazing sights: best five views for social sharing

For a little place, Montenegro is not short on spectacular panoramas. The juxtaposition of dramatic natural landscapes and captivating architecture will have you constantly reaching for your camera. Here are five of the best places to feed the beast of your social media profile.<p>Kotor town …

A Guide to Exploring Utah’s Incredible Slot Canyons

There is something magical and sobering about exploring slot canyons in Southern Utah.<p>Hiking, swimming and sometimes squeezing through high sandstone …

A Perfect 10-Day Southwest Road Trip Itinerary

If you ask me about the best way to explore the United States, I won't hesitate to say a road trip. Road tripping is by...The post A Perfect 10-Day …

12 Posing Cues from 12 Incredible Photographers

As I dive deeper and deeper into the world of professional photography, I find that my educational needs frequently change. Every one of us should …

The Top 3 Basic Portrait Photography Settings

In portrait photography, one of the main differences between a happy snapper and a professional, besides the number of years of experience and …

Top 3 Landscape Photography Tips

When I first started with photography, landscape photography was my primary interest.<p>But, no matter what I did, I couldn’t figure out why my …

The 20 Most Dangerous Hikes

Granola Optional, Guts Required<p>Talk to most mountaineers, trail runners, or mountain bikers, and they’ll tell you that hiking is the weak sibling of adventurous outdoor sports. A little too slow, a little too granola, not enough adrenaline.<p>But some of the most dangerous adventures in the world …

National Parks Road Trip: Utah

Discover the Road to Mighty: Zion > Bryce Canyon > Capitol Reef > Arches > Canyonlands<p><b>Gateway Airport:</b> McCarran International, Las Vegas<p>This multiday adventure on remote byways is a journey through the slickrock heart of the American West, linking Utah’s "Mighty Five" national parks—Zion, Bryce …

National Parks

Best Beach Adventures

See photos of beach adventures (including biking in Hawaii, diving in Thailand, and surfing in Micronesia) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

Travel Photography

21 Totally Breathtaking Trails To Hike Before You Die

Hit the dusty road.

Adaptalux introduces portable lighting studio for macro photography

Adaptalux has introduced a new portable lighting studio, likewise called Adaptalux, which is designed specifically for macro photography. The design …

Best of Switzerland: Activities

Discover the best activities along Switzerland’s Grand Tour.<p><b>Ski!</b><p><b>Nationwide</b><p>Alpine skiing wasn’t invented in Switzerland, but it may as well have been. The first ski tour, first ski lesson, first ski-package tours, first ski championships—all occurred on Switzerland’s snow-packed peaks of over 13,000 …

Skiing

Best of Switzerland: Food and Drink

Discover the best food and drink along Switzerland’s Grand Tour.<p>Taste Switzerland’s Food and Wine Region<p><b>Lake Geneva Matterhorn Region (LGMR)</b><p>Delectable Swiss dishes can be found in all corners of the country, but there’s a particularly tasty concentration of gastronomical delights in the …

Check Out the Nikon P900’s Ridiculous 83x Zoom

Earlier this month, we shared a video showing the incredible reach of the Canon SX60, a superzoom compact camera with a 65x lens. If you thought that …

6 Downloadable Food Machines For The Urban Homesteader To Make On Their Own

No need to spend a lot on your next worm hotel or chicken coop. Now you can make them yourself with these open-source designs.<p>Open source product development started with software. Now it’s spreading to hardware as well. Projects like WikiSpeed and WikiHouse show how distributed groups of people …

Defy The Cable Company With A DIY HDTV Antenna

Stick it to the man<p>Frustrated by years of expensive cable bills, Norm Sutaria ditched his set-top box and used online instructions to build a homemade HDTV antenna. Then the education specialist shared his newfound expertise with a class at Brooklyn Brainery, a crowd-sourced education space in New …

How to Become Familiar With Your Camera and Never Miss a Shot

It doesn't matter whether you are shooting with a Canon, Nikon or Hasselblad, your camera should be a part of you. You need to know your camera …

The perfect camera for Street Photography

Introduction<p>Dear StreetHunters.net Readers,<p>Before you continue reading this post, I want to let you know that this post isn’t about a specific camera …

10 Expert Tips to Immediately Improve Your Photography

If you're a beginner photographer looking to step up your game, these tips are for you. What most amateurs don't know is that photography revolves …

How to Make Use of Different Lighting Options in Macro Photography

The appeal of macro photography should be obvious to most, whether you’ve ever made a macro photograph or not — it’s all about the wonder and …

6 Tips for Beautiful Candid Photography

Candid photography focuses on what the subject is naturally doing and not on what the subject must be doing. It is a photo similar to that of a …

Photography

Mind-boggling photos that defy perspective

Video: The Golden Ratio vs. The Rule of Thirds

There are a lot of debates in the world of photography: Nikon Vs. Canon, DSLR Vs. Mirrorless and Full-Frame Vs. Everything Else just to name a few. …

This Nighttime Shoot Involved 9,000 Pounds of Gear and Skiers Covered with 7,000 LEDs

The film ‘Afterglow’ by Sweetgrass Productions doesn’t even officially release until October 19th, and yet it’s already being hailed as “one of the …

Close-Up & Macro Photography eBook Review

Are you into macro photography? Are you into eBooks? Good, because I think you’re going to love <i>Introduction to Close-Up & Macro Photography</i> by Ed …

Defend Your Home With Artificial Intelligence

The Canary security system learns about your daily routine -- and picks up on anything out of the ordinary.<p>You’re out of town for the weekend, and you want to keep tabs on your home. You could set up a sophisticated security system -- with live video feeds, multiple sensors, and remote access -- …

Light Painting Photography Techniques: 7 Useful Tips

Light painting is a fun photography technique where photographers use camera flashes, flashlights, and spotlights to paint light in a scene. It can …

Light Painting