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Old Romania Salt Mines Converted Into 370ft Deep Museum

Inside the old Salina Turda Salt Mines located in Transylvania, Romania, stands the world's largest salt mine museum. Originally established in the 17th century, the massive mines were formed completely by hand and machine rather than by using explosives. Visitors are invited to descend as far down …

Romania

5 Natural Teeth Brighteners

Get a gorgeous smile with these easy tricks.<p>You may not be on the red carpet, but with the amount of flashes happening on your holiday party circuit, you might as well be. And while you often know the main smile saboteurs (red wine, coffee, etc.), what about all the foods that can actually do your …

Rare Weather Phenomenon Fills Grand Canyon with Fog

What an awe-inspiring sight! A few days ago, on Friday, November 29, The Grand Canyon was taken over by a rare weather phenomenon that filled the entire canyon with a thick layer of fog. The occurrence, called a temperature inversion, caused everyone, including rangers, to flock to the rim to take …

National Parks

5 Places Not to be Missed in a Lifetime

As a travel writer since 1997, I have visited 100 countries, and I make 20 to 30 trips a year. I am always being asked where in the world I'd most like to go. In this post, I'm going to reveal the five destinations I'd love to visit, or re-visit, before I die. This includes, of course, the biggie …

These are the 20 most viral video ads of 2013

We’ve all see them, those eminently shareable video ads that sweep around the Internet like wildfire, inspiring discussion, laughter, amazement, and, of course, memes.<p>Video promotion company Unruly compiled a report on the top 20 most shared video ads of this year. Dove’s “Real Beauty Sketches” …

Photo Nuts and Gear Guide

This new eBook is designed to take the mystery out of ensuring you have the perfect photography gear for your needs: from cameras through to lenses, …

Photography

3 Simple Ways to Make Sure You're Getting Good Exposures

I’ve always been one of those people that believes we should move away from using the term “correct exposure.” Not that it doesn’t have its place; …

10 Expert Tips for Aspiring Landscape Photographers

Surrounded by the beauty of nature, many photographers experience a longing to capture those stunning vistas, towering mountains and waterfalls, …

Boxing Photography Setup and Direction Techniques

Los Angeles photographer Mark Singerman excels at capturing environmental portraits of both celebrities and everyday people. His use of contextual …

Photography

Magical Fog Photography Featuring San Francisco

Images of fog covered terrain and landscapes always conjure up thoughts of the magical and mystical. Such imagery is usually irresistible for a …

San Francisco

Shooting with RAW Settings in Photography

Many cameras now offer the option to save captured photos in the RAW file format. RAW capture brings with it an extra processing step. This step …

Tips for Holding a Camera

Depending on the type of camera you have, there are some basic techniques required to ensure that you have a stable platform on which to start taking …

6 Features of a Successful Photography Website

In a piece I wrote a short while ago about some of the myths concerning professional photography, one of the flagrant fictions included the following:<p>…

Loop Lighting for Portrait Photography

In previous articles, we began our study of lighting patterns for portrait photography with broad lighting, short lighting, and split lighting. Now …

How to Use Bulb Mode on a Camera

There is a special setting on all DSLR cameras that allows the photographer to go beyond the longest automatic shutter speed setting of 30 seconds. …

Landscape Photography

Wide-angle Lenses and the Landscape

If there was ever a subject and a lens made for each other, then it is the wide-angle lens and the landscape. Wide-angle lenses are ideal for …

The Self-Portrait Project in Haiti – in pictures

These images are all self-portraits taken by Haitians in the Mozayik and Cité Soleil encampments, just outside Port-au-Prince. Over the course of a week, the Self-Portrait Project went into various camps in Haiti to highlight the ongoing housing crisis. The Self-Portrait Project uses a portable …

Maternity Photography - 7 Tips for Taking Great Shots

7 tips toward capturing creative maternity photography. How to capture beautiful maternity photos with your camera.

Photography

Beautiful Cinematic Stop Motion Creation Made from 80K Photos Shot Over 3 Years

Sometimes photo projects take days. Sometimes they take months. In photographer and filmmaker Gioacchino Petronicce’s case, his project “PICTURES” …

10 Ways to Improve Your Photography in 30 Days

Improvement in any area requires a plan and some action. If you would like to improve the results that you get from your own photography there are …

Landscape Photography

When Being a Good Photographer Isn’t Enough

I’ve met a lot of bitter photographers over the years, especially as high-end cameras have become cheaper and more accessible. They complain that …

Behind The Scenes of Three of My Most Popular Landscape Photos

In the following post I’m not going to remind you again that you need to bring your tripod with you. I’m not here to warn you that weather is …

Digital Photography

Timeless Portrait Photography Tips by Wayne Radford

TIMELESS PORTRAITS is a supplement to NATURAL LIGHT PORTRAITURE and contains more images of recommended setups and diagrams that will help you create …

Photography Tips

How to Reduce Camera Shake - 6 Techniques

Pin It In this classic DPS post (now updated) photographer Natalie explores 6 ways you can hand hold lenses at low apertures and low shutter speeds …

Photography

Hyperlapse Tutorial: How to do it from Start to Finish

Creating timelapse videos can be expensive. To make a moving timelapse, many photographers use a motorized dolly system, which can set you back …

Wedding Photography: How to Maintain Ambient Background Light by Bouncing Your Flash

Weddings, by their nature, have very beautiful background scenery. This scenery is carefully planned and set up hours before the big day. For these …

Costa Rica

Automating Your Workflow In Lightroom 5 with Jared Platt

Photographer and “efficiency junkie” Jared Platt has been using Lightroom since its inception, first as a beta tester, then as a die-hard fan. With …

Understanding Exposure Value in Photography

Before explaining <i>Exposure Value</i> (EV for short), it helps to know what <b>Light Value</b> (LV, for short) means. When you find something (whether it’s a …

Landscape Photography

7 Creative Ideas to Spice Up Your Photography

Human beings are creatures of habit; we seek out patterns, we search for comfort and contentment, we settle into routines. These aren’t necessarily …

Landscape Photography