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Create Perfect Portraits in Lightroom Using These 6 Classic Retouch Techniques

With portraiture, what you see is not always what you want to get. Even the very best portrait with the perfect model will often need some form of …

An Intro to Line, Shape, and Form in Photography

There are many elements of composition that form the building blocks of photography: lines, shape, form, texture, pattern, and the rule of thirds, …

Landscape Photography

How to Properly Resize Images for Facebook

Love it or hate it, Facebook has become an important social media platform for not only promoting your work, but also for finding new clients. …

Tutorials

Olympus E-M5 Review

E-M5 Summary<p>Resurrecting a popular design from its past proves fruitful for Olympus: Not only does the Olympus OM-D E-M5 look great, it takes great …

10 Ways Photography Makes You a Better Parent

14 Destinations For Your 2014 Travel Bucket List

The new year is rapidly approaching and we're making resolutions and wish lists for the year of travel ahead.<p>If you crossed some adventures off your 2013 travel bucket list, surely you'll need some new additions. Check out these awesome, under-the-radar destinations you should add to your list for …

Quick Tips on Getting Started in the Field of Product Photography

Product photography is a field within commercial photography or, more colloquially, advertising photography. The end goal for advertising photography …

Fujifilm X100S review

After using the X100S for a while, it’s easy to see why Fujifilm remains a force in digital photography. If you’re looking for a compact camera with …

The First 100 Days with the X100S

How have my first 100 days with the Fuji X100S been? In a nutshell: awesome!<p>I have an almost-daily appreciation for this amazing little camera. But, …

Gower Street with the X100S In Hand

Have you ever been really excited when you first received a brand new camera? Excited like on Christmas morning? Where you can’t even hide your …

Cameras

Fuji X100S Hands-on Review.

I’ve put this little thing through every imaginable shooting situation, and tried most, if not all, of its settings, shooting more than 8,200 images …

The Week in Review: Typhoon Haiyan Takes Its Toll

Inside Flipboard / November 15, 2013<p>Nearly a week after Typhoon Haiyan swept through the Philippines, the local government is still struggling to …

Articles about best small spaces on Dwell.com - Dwell

To find out the answer, we surveyed our panel of Dwell Pros.<p>Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit your mailboxes and newsstands in...<p>Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great …

Articles about small space living lifeedited on Dwell.com - Dwell

For aesthetically beautiful minimalist, modern, and sleek design, less really can be more.<p>In Canada's Yukon Territory, a college instructor builds a lightweight, efficient 97-square-foot mobile dwelling.<p>Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit …

10 Places To See Before They're Gone

Places, much like animals can become endangered, and some of the world's most amazing sights are gradually disappearing. Scientists say climate change has been affecting oceans, reefs, beaches, and even cities. Development is another danger for once-pristine, off-the-beaten-path spots and their …

7 lessons you’ll learn in Vietnam

I SPENT SIX MONTHS in Vietnam’s southern metropolis of Saigon teaching English and slurping <i>pho</i>. In that time I joined the expat community, explored …

3 Insider Tips for Better TripAdvisor Performance

With all the TripAdvisor advice out there, sometimes you might come across information or tips that can be misleading or even against TripAdvisor …

Why I don’t take pictures when I travel

The mother giraffe reached to the top of the tree, pulled off a leafy branch, and then bent down to give it to her child. We sat dead silent in the …

Reader Recs: Canada’s Places of a Lifetime

We asked our readers to fill us in on what we missed in our latest and greatest online feature, “<b>Canada’s 50 Places of a Lifetime</b>.” We received hundreds of submissions full of natural wonders, eclectic cityscapes, and scenic retreats. Here are ten destinations that our editors agree are worthy of …

"Rooftopping": Dizzying Photographs of People (Almost) Falling Off Buildings — Vagabondish

This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure.<p>I’m not acrophobic per se. It’s more of a general sense of unease – one that I think most …

Photography

Hotel Hopping In Hong Kong

Hong Kong has some of the best hotels in the world. The two Shangri-La properties, the Four Seasons, the Mandarin Oriental--all are among the finest anywhere when it comes to room quality, amenities and service. Recently, I spent a week staying in a wide range of the city's hotels (this was my …

On a 9-day mission in Fjord Norway

THE NORWEGIANS really mean it when they say, “You have to be here to believe it.” I didn’t even know that was a legit tagline until after my trip, …

European Travel

Which One's The Happiest Place On Earth? The Ultimate Disney Parks Comparison Chart

There's probably no one more obsessed with Disneyland than we are. Well, there is little Lily from YouTube. But if we're only counting people over the age of seven, then we win.<p>Disney parks are varied, and that's why we love them. The original Disneyland in California is where Sleeping Beauty …

Vintage New Zealand Panoramics Will Transport You Into The Past (PHOTOS)

When you imagine an excursion to New Zealand, you probably think gorgeous blue water, lush vineyards, exciting outdoor adventure, and, of course, Middle-Earth.<p>But New Zealand has a rich history, and these panoramic photos from the early 20th century are the perfect way to explore what it would have …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Product Reviews

How to Avoid Expensive Holiday Airfares

TravelIntelligent Travel<p><b>Reader Question: Can I avoid expensive holiday airfares?</b><p><b>My Answer:</b> Sure, you could do what Dom Beveridge did when he needed to travel with his family from Pittsburgh to Detroit recently. “Prices were ridiculous,” he says. “So we drove.”<p>True, a five-hour drive isn’t as …

10 Off The Beaten Path Cities You Should Absolutely Visit

Ask a random person and they can easily rattle off the famous cities around the world, and the list will undoubtedly include New York, Paris, and London.<p>Paris is Paris and London is London, but that shouldn’t mean it’s the only city worth checking out. If you’re already planning to shell out the …

Associated Press News

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JPMorgan, DOJ deal expected Tues.

The Justice Department is expected to announce on Tuesday that it has reached a roughly $13 billion deal with JPMorgan Chase to settle civil investigations into faulty mortgage bonds sold in the lead-up to the 2008 financial crisis, according to a source close to the talks.<p>It would be the largest …