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3 Days in Prague What To See & Do

Given that there are beautiful places one can visit throughout the world, 3 days in Prague is an exceptional choice.It is a beautifully made city …

European Travel

Reduce NOISE by A LOT in ANY Drone and DSLR Photo

Noise reduction is an essential part of upping the quality of your photos. In this tutorial, Mads Peter Iversen shows how you can greatly reduce or …

Drones

Tokyo Traveling Essentials: Handling Luggage in Japan!

Japan is the country for shopping, and if you are going for your first time on possibly a trip of a lifetime, then you will be planning to bring back …

Luggage

The 7 Most Beautiful Buildings in Porto

São Bento Station<p>In much of the world, train stations are utilitarian buildings, the kind of place you want to get in and out of as quickly as …

European Travel

3 Lisbon Insiders Share Tips on What to Do in the Portuguese Capital

From secret walks to artworks, here’s where to find the best that the city has to offer<p>By Nancy A. Ruhling<p>Lisbon, which is a center of commerce, …

European Travel

Lisbon Is Thriving. But at What Price for Those Who Live There?

LISBON — Not long ago, Portugal’s capital, Lisbon, was a backwater of Europe. Its historical center was dotted with decrepit and semi-abandoned buildings. Some downtown squares were the domain of prostitutes and drug dealers. The city served as a display case for the devastation of Europe’s debt …

Housing

10 things to do in Osaka

No longer just the fly-in, fly-out hub for former imperial capital Kyoto, Osaka is fast becoming a destination in its own right (in fact, 9.4 million …

Japan

Tourists are flooding to Portugal for the food and wine

At 7 years old, Portuguese-American chef George Mendes forsook his parents for the pleasures of sardines, and never looked back.<p>“They were being …

Samsung's PRO Endurance microSD cards can handle 43,800 hours of continuous recording

Samsung Electronics has unveiled a new line of microSDHC/SDXC cards called PRO Endurance. The lineup features 32GB ($30), 64GB ($50), and 128GB …

Kyoto, Beyond the Temples and Shrines

The Japanese city known for its temples is also filled with under-the-radar shops, cafés, and markets.<p>Japan’s historic cultural capital is known for its interesting mix of traditional arts and an avant-garde scene, according to Lucille Reyboz, cofounder of the Kyotographie photography festival. …

New areas of Lisbon open up to travellers and locals as tram line resumes after 23 years

It’s been 23 years since undulating Lisbon has had a new tram line and 24 April marks the date when tram 24E – that ran from 1905 to 1995 – resumes its route, conveniently connecting Campolide to Praça Luís de Camões in Bairro Alto.<p>Until now, travelling straight from the city’s downtown …

Tamron Intros 28-75mm F/2.8 Lens for Full-Frame Sony Mirrorless Cameras

Sony full-frame mirrorless camera shooters are getting another lens option. Tamron just announced the 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III RXD (Model A036), a …

The 48 Hour Guide To...Lisbon

The oldest city in Western Europe is suddenly the coolest spot to visit<p>If your Instagram account has already been infiltrated with sun-kissed pictures of yellow trams, blue-tiled buildings and cobbled streets you won't need convincing of the quaint beauty of Lisbon.<p>The city has been growing in …

SmugMug snaps up Flickr, promises 'the future is bright'

Photo-sharing site Flickr has been acquired by photo hosting service SmugMug. According to USA Today, SmugMug CEO Don MacAskill is committed to …

Japan but not as you know it – why the Setouchi region should be on your bucket list

Miles away from the maid cafes, the manga and the Japan that mostly lies in the minds of what people imagine Tokyo to be, lies the Setouchi …

Tokyo city guide: Where to eat, drink, shop and stay in Japan's capital

It’s easy to get lost in Tokyo. Home to massive skyscrapers, neon-lit signs, owl and maid cafes, anime shops, countless restaurants and karaoke bars, …

Japan

Calle Ponzano: where to go on Madrid’s hottest street

Calle Ponzano, a street lined with tapas bars and cocktail spots in Madrid's Chamberí neighbourhood, has skyrocketed in popularity in recent years. In fact, the term #ponzaning is on heavy rotation around social media, and refers to the mix of old-school roots, contemporary fare and lively …

Find out how to live like a Local in Porto

The warmth of Portuguese people prompted Lonely Planet Local Emily McAuliffe to plant roots in Porto in 2016. In search of culture and adventure, she found a city that wore its heart on its sleeve and casually showcased centuries’ worth of history and tradition along compact streets.<p><b>When I have</b> …

Ginger Scallion Hokkien Noodles

Hokkien noodles originate from Fujian (Hokkien) province in China but are quite common in both Malaysia and Singapore. These particular Hokkien …

The iPad as a Laptop Replacement- Part One

This is certainly ground that has been covered in MANY articles, both before and after the release of the new 10.5” and 12.9” iPad Pros, and for plenty of reason. Apple’s marketing has placed the iPad Pro squarely in the conversation as a primary computing device, and encouraged this kind of …

Cyclone Phailin leaves trail of destruction – in pictures

The most powerful cyclone to hit India in 14 years left a trail of destruction along the eastern coast. The biggest evacuation in the country's history, involving one million people, was credited with saving many lives

Photo essay | Mt. Fuji

By ELAINE KURTENBACH<p>MOUNT FUJI, Japan — They trudge up well-trod cinder paths by the thousands, headlamps glowing in the dark, and then settle in, shivering, to await and cheer the sun’s blazing ascent over the horizon.<p>Climbing Mount Fuji, Japan’s most iconic landmark, is a group activity: Seldom …

Using Smart Previews in Lightroom 5

If you’ve ever encountered a “The Folder Could Not Be Found” message in the Lightroom Develop module or seen a question mark over a folder name in …

Useful Tools to Help Simplify Your Life As A Photographer

Let's face it, there are tons of little gadgets on the market all claiming they can turn your photos into brilliant works of art so long as you fork …

Landscape Photography

Sebastian Junger: 'I got out of war when Tim Hetherington died'

Early on in Sebastian Junger's film about his late friend, colleague and regular collaborator Tim Hetherington, there is an eerie shot, prosaic yet haunting. The camera pans jerkily across the back seat of a car, as the Bee Gees's How Deep Is Your Love blasts tinnily from the radio, and a caption …

Flickr Rolling Out New Google+ Style Photo Pages with a Nifty Side Panel

Flickr’s recent attempt at a major website redesign didn’t go over very well with many of its users, so now the Yahoo-owned company is taking the …

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Photography Rules and Finding Balance to Discover Your Own Style

Digital photography has put the camera in more hands than ever before and everyone seems to either want to follow photography rules or break away …

Prominent Street Photographers Describe Their Favorite Shots

Street photographers are always on the lookout for that perfect candid shot. Being able to capture that favorite moment on the fly is an ability that …

Street Photography

3 Quick Sunset Photography Tips

In today’s landscape photography photo tip, we will discover three more ways to get better sunset photography.<p>“Biển Ke Ga” captured by Trandinhkhiem …