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5 Things You Need To Know About The Photographer's Ephemeris

If you're not familiar with it, The Photographer's Ephemeris (TPE) is a map-centric sun/moon calculator that shows how the light falls on the land. …

27 underrated US destinations everyone should visit in their lifetime

How to Be More Productive with a Daily System for High Output

<i>“The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable</i> …

Top 10 Professional Life Hacks | Inc.com

We all have the same 24 hours in a day.<p>When you see certain individuals achieve a level of unimaginable success, it's not because they have more hours in the day than you. It's because somehow they've figured out how to deploy those hours in a way that is more effective and more productive, and …

Time Management

Here’s a Free Photoshop Course in 33 Videos

Want to learn Photoshop from the very beginning? Here’s a beginner’s guide by TastyTuts will let you jump-start your post production skills. It’s a …

First light in Yellowstone National Park. Photo by: @freerishad

Stillness

Toronto, sister city to Chicago, has amazing architecture too. Photo by @smvrk, check him out at 500px.com/seanantics - @msalisbu

mystic lake

Into the darkness

"We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars." — Oscar Wilde Self portrait by @paulzizkaphoto. See more at 500px.com/paulzizkaphoto

Photoshop for Beginners - We Take this Back to Basics!

Does learning Photoshop make you feel like digital photography is just so darn complicated?!<p>It happens to us all….and overwhelm sets in. Okay, it's …

Tutorials

Why You Should Keep a Journal (and How to Start Yours)

Some of the most influential people in history kept detailed journals of their lives. Those journals served two purposes: a permanent record for …

Nighttime Is the Right Time for the Beautiful Moody Street Photography of Justin Carey

London-based photographer Justin Carey says he is “fascinated by solitude, sentiment and the particular beauty found in unexpected places,” and his …

Photography

Thomas Vanoost Channels Chaos Into Multiple Exposure Photography

<i>All images by Thomas Vanoost. Used with permission.</i><p>Multiple exposure is a photography technique of combining two or more exposures into one, which …

Photography

The Sketchbooks of Dina Brodsky

A sampling of the artwork from Dina Brodsky from her sketchbook as found on her Instagram account.<p>Dina Brodsky is a contemporary realist miniaturist, …

Nat Geo Launched a Free Website for Printing Detailed Topographical Maps

The folks at <i>National Geographic</i> just did a solid favor for all the adventurous outdoor photographers out there. They put every US Geological Survey …

The Science Behind Smarter Decision Making: 7 Mental Models To Know

Every one of us make dozens, if not hundreds of small to big decisions on a daily basis.<p>Some don’t impact our lives at all, while some can change the outcome of our entire lives.<p>Whether it’s trying to figure out which job you should take, deciding to quit your job to start a business, move to a new …

Time Management

How to keep cities moving: Ideas for America’s urban leaders

There are signs that America’s city dwellers are beginning to change the way they get around. Here is how city leaders can plan ahead.<p><b>American cities</b> …

The curse of urban sprawl: how cities grow, and why this has to change

The total area covered by the world’s cities is set to triple in the next 40 years – eating up farmland and threatening the planet’s sustainability. Ahead of the latest Urban Age conference, Mark Swilling says it is time to stop the sprawl<p>I have just spent two days in Barcelona, one of the most …

Urbanization
Art Deco
Art Deco

30 Small Towns You Should Visit This Summer

For these small towns, summer is the best (and prettiest) time to visit.<p>You should add these to your travel plans ASAP.

Station to station: the best train journeys you've never heard of

Famous railways – from America’s California Zephyr to Switzerland’s Glacier Express – are rightly celebrated in travellers’ lore. But the most iconic journeys tend to have popularity and prices to match their fame. Look a little closer into the world of train travel, however, and there are dozens …

Trains

7 Lessons Sergio Larrain Has Taught Me About Street Photography

CHILE. 1963. Valparaiso / © Sergio Larrain / Magnum PhotosSergio Larrain is a figure in photographic history who isn’t well-known, and is a bit of a …

Street Photography

Why You Should Visit These 8 Spanish Towns That Time Forgot

Spain is such a diverse European Country, from the breathtaking heights of Ronda, the vibrant culture of Salamanca to the freaking delicious …

Barcelona

6 of the Most Spectacular Places to Stargaze in the United States

According to a photographer who captures the night sky for a living, that is.<p>When it comes to capturing stars in the night sky, landscape photographer Grant Kaye is a clear expert. After all, he's spent hundreds of dark nights shooting that very sight. And lucky for us, he's shared his six favorite …

United States

Google Just Made $150 of Great Photography Software Totally Free

Nik is the German company behind popular mobile app Snapseed, and a bunch of fantastic plugins for Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom. The company was …

The enduring legacy of John Nolen

Providing St. Petersburg, Florida, with good city planning was John Nolen’s intent when he drafted Florida’s first comprehensive city plan, a vision …