Kasun Saranga Balasuriya

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Expensive experiences, cheaper alternatives

The world’s most iconic travel experiences don’t usually come cheap – but sometimes there are real alternatives. Here are some ideas for the budget-conscious, and expert advice on whether it’s actually worth paying the price for some of these bucket-list classics.<p><b>1. Orient Express vs InterRail</b> …

The return of Kashmir

Newfound peace comes to a divided paradise, where life’s pace is set by echoing calls to prayer and the gentle paddling of colourful canoes in glistening Dal Lake.<p>In India, miles of concrete dominate the crowded urban landscape. But in the remote northern region of Kashmir, the summer capital of …

India

15 Darling Pictures of Fawns

Little fawns are so pure and adorable, with spindly legs and around 300 white spots. They are great photography subjects, especially for …

Cute

17 Beautiful Portraits by Caitlyn East

At age 16, Caitlyn East has enjoyed photography for about ten years and hopes that one day it can be a possible career. Currently photography is just …

Photography

African Safaris – Astonishing Images by Mario Moreno

For the past 13 years, photographer Mario Moreno has been on an amazing visual journey exploring the African continent with an intense photographic …

Wildlife

The weekend in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/news/gallery/2013/jun/30/weekend-in-pictures<p>720<p>A roundup of the best images from around the globe, including gay pride, …

Photographs of Colorful Candies

Candy is a delicious treat that is enjoyed by all. Produced in many different shapes, sizes and flavors, it can be sweet, sticky, crunchy, sour and …

Decorations

A Guide to Photographing the Light of Sunrises and Sunsets

One of our authors, Christopher O’Donnell, has just released another photography eBook entitled <i>The Golden Hours: A Guide to Photographing the Light</i> …

Landscape Photography

Lightroom 4 Gets A New Update Despite Lightroom 5 Being Out Already

Adobe has announced a brand new update to their older version of Lightroom–which is still a favorite of many photographers. Update 4.4.1 brings the …

Beneath the Clouds – Incredible Underwater Photography by Sarah Lee

Sarah Lee is from Kona on the Big Island of Hawai’i, and her photography can make you want to live there too. She captures the full beauty of island …

Northern Lights: Captured in all its Glory with Timelapse Photography

The Northern Lights is a spectacular display of nature that any photographer would pay to see and shoot. From the slower dancing lights, to the …

Northern Lights

Spectacular Images of the Antarctic

Renowned Italian photographer Enzo Barracco is celebrated primarily for his work in the fashion industry. Last year, he broke from that mold, packed …

17 Great Photos of Arctic Foxes

The arctic fox is an extremely robust creature that can withstand frigid arctic temperatures as low as -58 degrees Fahrenheit. During the winter, …

Global Warming

Surreal Monochrome Images Shot Beneath the Sea

Ever since Hengki Koentjoro received a pocket camera as a child, he has been hooked on cameras. This passion ultimately led him to pursue an …

Photography

21 Cute Photographs of Seals

Seals exist in many places. For instance, they live at both ends of the earth and travel in the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. They spend most of their …

Seals

The Basics of Using ND Grads to Improve Your Landscapes

As I’ve written before, the hardest part of landscape photography is retaining detail in a bright sky with a darker foreground. There are several …

Digital Photography

How To Improve an Image with 2 Steps in Photoshop Using Screen Mode

A Guest Post by Sergey Sus/ Today I want to share a very simple way for improving a photo without having to change the exposure. I use this method …

Fireworks Photography Tips

We all love to see fireworks displays with the bright colors displayed against the night sky. Some of the displays can be quite spectacular. If you …

Landscape Photography

21 Remarkable Red Panda Pictures

Red pandas are fun animals to photograph because they’re mostly active in the morning and relax in the trees during the afternoon, conserving their …

4 Strong Tips for Reigniting your Love Affair with Photography

For many of us, photography goes beyond a hobby, it becomes a passion, an addictive high that we must obtain at every opportunity. The joy of …

Landscape Photography

How to Photograph Light Trails

Photographing light trails is somewhat of a rite of passage for low light photographers – usually by setting up a nice landscape composition that …

The Phoblographer's 5 Recommended Lenses for DSLR Street Photography - The Phoblographer

With street photography, the optimal word when it comes to lenses is “primes”. Fixed focal lengths are the better choice for this particular genre of …

Priceless Photos of the Lion Whisperer Show Docile Side of Wild Animals

Jackson Galaxy can surely tame the nastiest felines, and Caesar Millan is no doubt the undisputed “Dog Whisperer.” But, “The Lion Whisperer”? Well, …

Photoshop Basics for Photographers – Video Tutorial Series

Photoshop is the modern darkroom. It’s also software that requires an in-depth knowledge of in order to really take advantage of all it’s features to …

Tutorials

Ashley Kauschinger

The name Ashley Kauschinger may sound familiar, even as a graduate student, Ashley has been making a name for herself through her nuanced work and …

10 Travel Photography Tips to Help Avoid Regrets When You Get Home

By Hélio Dias. I have lost count of how many times I’ve came home and regretted not having done something to get better pictures when I was …

Olympus Managers Involved in Fraud Aren't Going to Jail

We previously reported that Olympus manager Tsuyoshi Kikukawa was facing five years in prison due to manipulating account balances. Other managers …

Merge to 32 bit - HDR technique comparisons

HDR is an often discussed and debated subject in photography circles. There’s much talk about “bad” HDR, or a whether or not one should even do it in …

Photography

How to Shoot the “Holy Grail” of Timelapse Photography: Day-to-Night Sequences

There may be a lot to consider in setting up a day-to-night or night-to-day time lapse, but photographer Preston Kanak assures us that they aren’t as …