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21 Sensational Salmon Recipes That'll Make Dinnertime Easy and Breezy

1 of 21<p>Everything Smoked-Salmon Summer Rolls<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 21<p>Salmon Reuben<p>3 of 21<p>Pacific Northwest Smoked Salmon Tacos<p>Advertisement<p>4 of …

Seafood

Remove Distracting Elements from Photos with These 3 Simple Photoshop Tricks (VIDEO)

A telephone pole emanating from a subject’s head is the classic example of a distracting element ruining an otherwise fine photo. But there are …

Tutorials

Beginner Photography Tip: How to Clean Your Camera Lens

If I had a dollar for every time someone asked me how to properly clean their lenses, I'd be a rich man.I remember when I was a new photographer …

Particles

Vegan Sourdough Blueberry Pancakes

These vegan Sourdough Blueberry Pancakes are crispy and golden at the edges and fluffy and tender inside. They are also whole wheat. A vegan, …

Breakfast

Top 10 Life-List Adventures

Raft the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon<p>This is no spur-of-the-moment getaway. You’ll need to book the trip at least six months ahead, take a …

Hiking

18 Epic Multi-Day Backpacking Trips in Canada

<b><br>Multi-day backpacking trips take time to put together.</b><p>Planning is key. In fact, if you have dreams of spending a week under the stars, carrying …

29 places in San Francisco to take your out-of-town relatives - Curbed SF

<i>Editor’s note: This map originally appeared in November 2016, and now we've updated and expanded it for the new holiday season.</i><p>The holiday weekend is here folks. Passover begins tonight. Easter Sunday is, well, Sunday. And spring break has already swung into action. For many this means distant …

The Mistakes You Don't Realize You're Making in Your Travel Photos

These days anyone with a camera phone (so, everyone) fancies themselves a pro photographer; all it takes is the tap of an Instragram filter and …

These four trains can carry you from coast to coast, where the final prize awaits: the vast beauty of the West

On the morning of Aug. 12, my wife, Laurel, and I were in New York City’s Penn Station awaiting<p>Amtrak’s Northeast Regional No. 141 to take us to Washington, D.C.<p>This would be the first leg of a 3,447-mile, four-train odyssey to Seattle — in the other Washington — and it would offer a window into …

Trains

Rep Your Favorite National Park with a Printed Tee

In 1934, ten commemorative stamps featuring monochromatic images of sites like Old Faithful, Yosemite Valley and the Acadia Seashore were released in …

What shutter speed should you be using when you haven’t got a tripod?

<b>When you're without a tripod, getting steady shots is more difficult but certainly not impossible - especially if you've set up your camera right.</b> …

Trending News In The World

If you are eventually ready to get your website up and running, it is perhaps safe to say you are considering of purchasing web hosting. And if you …

8 Tips for Hiking Havasupai

@TravisBurkePhotographyKEEN ambassador Chelsea Yamase puts her Terradora hiking shoes to the test in the rugged, multi-faceted terrain surrounding …

Hiking

Esthetic Label Unveils Newest Collection of Photo Presets

Esthetic Label has joined with Oakland’s @nikk_la and @kostennn from New York for their latest collection of photo presets. Once again, the new …

Tutorials

70 Street Photography Tips For Beginners by Eric Kim

I also recommend trying to master the art of “small-talk.”<p>We often frown down on “small-talk” because it feels shallow and superficial. However I …

Street Photography

12 Backpacking Hacks for Your Next Trip! [Infographic]

Whether you’re backpacking down the Grand Canyon or braving the cold in Yosemite, some of these backpacking hacks can help make your trip easier – or …

Camping

Learn to Train: Increase Your Power

Make big moves<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>1934<p>1.9K<p>SHARES<p><i>This is part three of our five-part series, Learn to Train: A Complete Guide to Climbing</i> …

Climbing

Slow Moments: 2016 Vail Bouldering World Cup Highlights

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>2998<p>3K<p>SHARES<p>"June 11th, 2016 the Bouldering World Cup made it's way to Vail, Colorado. The GoPro Mountain Games …

Bouldering

"The Fields": A Bouldering Film

The Fields is a short documentary from Clayton Arnall that follows climber Andy White as he develops the bouldering scene in the Okanagan, an area just south of Kelowna, BC. After a life-threatening accident on a trad climb, Andy turned to bouldering and hasn’t looked back since. Whether you are a …

Climbing

How To Belay: A Practical Guide

How to belay properly is the most essential skill in climbing, because catching a fall well hinges entirely on the belayer. It is the basis for a …

Here Are Three Simple Lightroom Tips That Will Dramatically Improve Your Photos (VIDEO)

Mango Street Labs is a great source of short, simple tutorials that can make a big difference in your images, even if you don’t have a lot of …

Tutorials

Lighting Tutorial: Basic Single-Light Techniques

Introductions to basic lighting don’t get much simpler or better than this. You could call it Lighting 101, and whether that light is coming from a …

Cue The Sun | Sony

I rarely shoot at Mather Point because I’m usually working with workshop students struggling to corral the extreme dynamic range of a summer sunrise …

How To Take Great Travel Portraits & Stand Out In The Crowd | Sony

By Erick Prince, MinorityNomad.com<p>People make the place. No matter how beautiful the landscapes or wonderful the food, the people are what truly …

Take The Picture You Want Part 1: Cameras and Camera Setup | Sony

World-famous wedding photographer Robert Evans shows you how to be successful on the big day. In this first video in the series, Evans describes why …

Wedding Photography

Start With The Light | Sony

This is the first in a series of articles about documentary-style wedding photography by Sony Artisan Paul Gero. In this installment we’ll look at 3 …

Complete Lightroom and Photoshop Portrait Retouching Tutorial

Most online photography tutorials focus on one thing—how to sharpen better or how to retouch shiny skin, for example. This video goes way beyond …

This Tutorial Shows You How to Fake Tilt Shift Videos

You’ve probably seen those fun time lapse videos that make subjects look miniature, like toys or models surrounded by a realistic looking …

Tilt-shift

Nature Photography and Backpacking

Home -> Articles -> Nature Photography and Backpacking<p>Photography and Backpacking<p>written by Greg Cope<p><b>Introduction:</b> At the age of 18 I was introduced …

Backpacking

10 Trips to Make a Backpacker for Life

2.4K<p>SHARES<p>We long for the wild. We yearn for quiet peaks, undisturbed lakes, and stretches of lonely trail. Though we experience them alone, it’s …