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This Video Explains 25 Important Photography Terms That Every Beginner Should Know

Here’s a great resource for beginner photographers. The below video from Apalapse gives brief explanations of 25 important technical photography …

Photography

Mountain Biking Arizona’s 817 Mile-long National Scenic Trail

Arizona, with its red-rock canyons and mountains jutting out of the desert, has been a mountain biker’s paradise since there’s been mountain biking. …

Hiking

49 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips You Can Do On A Budget

If you like to travel, you probably have a bucket list of places you want to hit throughout your lifetime. If you've been under the impression that …

European Travel

10 of the Best Places to Hike in the United States

The United States is a huge country with tons of variety, so there’s no shortage of awesome places to lace up the boots, get that blood pumping, and …

Hiking

Benghazi's Karmic justice as Trey Gowdy is excommunicated from GOP

Still hoping for a post-Congressional life in the judiciary, Trey’s actual recognition of the rule of law has made him a pariah. Reap, Sow… …

Donald Trump

A Beginner's Guide to ISO: What It Is and and How to Use It in Your Photography Work

Shutter speed, aperture, and ISO are the three most fundamental properties of photography, and understanding them inside and out when you first start …

Shutter Speed

The 10 Best National Parks in the U.S.

A few are even free.<p>From swampy marshes to soaring canyons, from pristine glaciers to scorching deserts, America’s national parks encompass nearly …

National Parks

You need to drive America's 10 quietest roads

Baseball, cookouts and days at the lake are some of America's favorite summer season pastimes, but there is no rite of passage greater than the …

National Parks

Easy questions only for Donald Trump: President Snowflake loves his safe space.

Donald Trump is a coward enabled by Fox News and the GOP. Never has a modern president so carefully avoided pointed questions or had so much to answer for.<p>What isn’t President Trump afraid of?<p>Forget going under oath to testify for the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 …

Donald Trump

The portable home theater projector the size of a soda can is back down to its lowest price

There are a bunch of different portable projectors you can use to beam a nice big picture from your smartphone, tablet, or computer, and plenty of …

Gear & Gadgets

May 2018 Recommended Reading for Serious Photographers

The great thing about photography - well, one of the great things - is that there are so many different resources that you can use to develop your …

These Are the Tricks Pros Use to Pose People So They Look Better in Portraits (VIDEO)

Do you hate how you look in photos? Or, as a photographer, are you often unsatisfied with how your subjects appear in your images after you snap the …

10 Great American Hikes That Should Be on Your Bucket List

Getting outside is a great form of exercise and a great way to learn about the natural world. It also just makes you feel good. Luckily, there are …

25 incredible Game of Thrones filming locations you must visit in your lifetime

Relax: Here's 30 Cool Photography Links That Will Go Nicely With a Coffee

As contemporary photographers and authors work in our modern world, they are publishing some of the greatest images and articles in the field of …

Birding By Ear

By Nicholas Lund<p>The underside is what you spend the most time looking at, after all.<p>By Nell Durfee<p>Chris Done crisscrosses the globe for a career, …

Why You Should Go to Namibia Now

Pack your bags for this stunning African destination before everyone else does.<p>A land abounds with silty, ochre-colored sand dunes, ample opportunities for wildlife watching, and lines of rugged mountaintops jutting through the country—Namibia is often called “Land of the Brave,” a nod to its …

National Parks

15 BEST DAY HIKES IN THE US TO ADD TO YOUR BUCKET LIST

1. Half Dome<p>Location: Yosemite National Park, California, United States<br>Distance: 16 miles<br>Best Time to Go: April to October<p>This round trip hike takes …

8 Great Street Photography Tips on How to Frame and Compose Images in the City (VIDEO)

If you want to shoot street photography but don’t know quite where to begin, here’s a great tutorial from our friends at COOPH on how to capture your …

5 Stunning Places You've Probably Never Heard of but Need to See, According to a Woman Who's Traveled to 100 Countries (Video)

Traveling is always an exciting experience, but nothing quite compares to discovering something new.<p>Unfortunately, the prospect of visiting uncharted …

Salt Lake City

26 hiking trails around the world that should be on your bucket list

Below is a list of breathtaking trails that span all difficulty levels.<p>From Japan's Yoshida Trail to Argentina's Fitz Roy Trek, here are 26 hikes worth traveling for.

Hiking

These Are the 3 Best Camera Settings for Shooting Wildlife Photos with a Nikon DSLR (VIDEO)

If you photograph wildlife with a Nikon DSLR, the tutorial below is really a must-see. In just three minutes, Danish pro Morten Hilmer reveals what …

Photography

9 Ultimate Bucket List Road Trips

9. Grand Canyon, Arizona to Moab, Utah<p><b>Distance:</b> 1387km (862 miles)<p>Starting at the iconic Grand Canyon, hit six classic national parks on a ten day …

Find out why the Vermilion Cliffs are 'Arizona's Atlantis'

As well traveled across Arizona as I am — I put 18,000 miles on my truck last year and it never left the state — there are plenty of places I've not yet been. For example, I've barely scratched the surface of the Vermilion Cliffs and haven't set foot in the psychedelic sandstone trough known as the …

National Parks

The 25 Most Photogenic (and Breathtaking) Spots in America

From the sky-blue alleyways of Morocco to the hot-air balloons over Cappadocia, our bucket list is <i>beyond</i> full. But you don’t need a passport to see …

National Parks

This All-natural Red Rock Waterslide Is Cooler Than Anything at a Theme Park

Life is just more fun in the summer.<p>So when warmer days finally do come around, you're going to want to be sure you're making the most of them. Maybe …

National Parks

The 25 Most Beautiful Trails to Hike or Bike Within Driving Distance of San Antonio

<b>Lost Maples State Natural Area</b> <i><br>37221 FM 187, Vanderpool, (830) 966-3413, tpwd.texas.gov</i><br>The two-hour drive to Lost Maples is totally worth it. The park …

Hiking

10 GREAT SPRING HIKING DESTINATIONS IN THE SOUTHEAST – Page 5

8. Grandfather Mountain, North Carolina<p>North Carolina is rich in beauty and nature. There are so many opportunities to experience the earth through …

Hiking

Here are 9 things Americans just don't understand -- compared to the rest of the world

To hear the far-right ideologues of Fox News and AM talk radio tell it, life in Europe is hell on Earth. Taxes are high, sexual promiscuity prevails, …

Private Sector

Everything You Need To Know Before Hike And Exploring The Beautiful The Wave, Arizona

THE WAVE, a rock formation in the Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness on the Utah-Arizona border, looks as though it were sculpted by hand. This multicolored …