Kurt Vandeweerdt

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This Is How to Save Money With Google Flights

One of the ways Google Flights separates itself from other flight aggregators is by allowing the user to not only book flights, but also research …

Google Flights

30+ Travel Bloggers Earning Over 5,000 USD / Month & How They Monetize Their Blogs

There’s a big difference between having a ‘popular’ vs. a ‘profitable’ blog. You can be a very popular blogger but you might not be monetizing your …

8 tech tips I learned while traveling abroad

<i>Paris, je t'aime</i>.<p>During the week between Christmas and New Years, I was lucky enough to visit the City of Light. It was breathtaking from start to finish, and if you heard reports of a man being dragged kicking and screaming onto a flight leaving Paris, well...<p>The last time I'd been abroad, there …

Apps

Follow the “500 Rule” to Take the Best Pictures of the Night Sky

Night sky photography is a lot of fun, but it’s also challenging. Provided you have the right equipment, it mostly comes down to tweaking your camera …

Photography

Fujifilm releases Firmware 4.20 for X-T1

Fujifilm has just released the newest version 4.20 of firmware for X-T1 and X-T1 Silver Graphite Edition. IMPORTANT UPDATE!!! PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU …

Atmosphere Aerosol Spray is Like a Tiny Fog Machine for Your Camera Bag

Atmosphere Aerosol is a new aerosol spray for photographers and filmmakers that essentially serves as a fog machine that you can easily carry around …

These Pro Product Photos Were Shot in a Bathtub

Polish photographer Rafał Krasa recently launched Eupidere, a new brand of high-end leather camera straps. He wanted some product photos with a …

The Isle of Sark -- Europe's Last Medieval Feudal State Is a Stone's Throw From Normandy

You're right off the coast of Normandy, a speck of land in the cold waters of the Channel between France and England. A mere 25 miles west of the Cherbourg Peninsula of France, and 80 miles south of the British coast. A steep-sided and car-free paradise.<p><b>The Isle of Sark</b> is one of the few remaining …

If Your Audio Isn’t Clean, RocketJump Film School Is Here To Help!

I’m not going to lie, digital noise reduction tools have saved me more than my fair share of times. This has a lot to do with the way that I think. …

10 Epic Places You Can Visit On A Budget

Wanderlust knows no wallets. 💸<p>Traveling on the cheap doesn't have to mean seedy motels and a road trip across the U.S. (Though trust us, that's not a bad plan at all.)<p>But for the wanderluster who wants to go somewhere <i>truly</i> epic, there are a number of options you're probably failing to consider. …

Canada's Wondrous Kluane National Park: The Yukon/Klondike Gold Rush Trail on the Looney Front, Part 5

Kluane National Park, 100 miles west of Whitehorse, contains Canada's loftiest peak, 19,551-foot Mt. Logan, and as a joint UNESCO World Heritage Site along with Wrangell-St Elias and Glacier Bay national parks in Alaska and Tatshenshini-Alsek park in British Columbia, is part of the largest …

Staying Busy as a Photographer, Even When Busy

It’s been a busy past couple of months for me, full of photo experiments and metadata blunders. But even when I’m busy with assignments, I’m still …

RØDE Helps Filmmakers Capture High Quality Audio On The Go With Their New i-XLR!

RØDE Microphones has done a great job this year producing products that allow independent filmmakers and videographers to capture high end audio in a …

That Didn’t Take Long: DJI Introduces Intelligent Flight Modes on Phantom 3 and Inspire 1

When 3DR announced its Solo consumer video quadcopter with Smart Shots [B&H | Amazon], it set the filmmaking community atwitter (no, not the social …

Photographer's Unconventional Self-Portraits Highlight Intriguing Architecture in Urban Spaces

In her <i>Urban Self-Portrait</i> series, Anna di Prospero photographs herself against the backdrop of towering, irregular architectural forms in the middle of sprawling cities. Stretching out on the ground, twisting her body into emotive contortions, or caught in startling states of undress, the Italian …

Forget HDR Software! Start Creating Natural, Clean HDRs With Digital Blending

A few years ago I ran an HDR photography magazine. I regularly tone mapped my images for years, using just about every HDR program out there. Yet, …

An Open Letter to Landscape Photographers: Check Your Etiquette

Have you ever noticed that when you go to a Costco gas station, the rows of vehicles can be so orderly with everyone nicely lined up with a general …

Landscape Photography

A man who explored the world for 2 years on $12,000 gives his best advice for traveling on the cheap

He did it all on $12,000.<p>"It took me about ten years to save that much money," he says. "I opened a savings account and set aside about $200 from my biweekly paycheck." He explains that he kept himself from touching the money unless it was an emergency, although he did have a few that necessitated …

How FUJIFILM Helps Photographers Capture Their Most Life-Changing Journeys - Resource

Jaron SchneiderAugust 5, 2015<p>Ken Kaminesky is a standout name in the travel photography world. Aside from his work being featured throughout the <i>New</i> …

This Insane Motorcycle Surfing Shoot was 2.5 Years in the Making

Surf photography doesn’t usually feature motorcycles, but this crazy shoot did. For its latest project titled “Pipe Dream,” DC Shoes partnered with …

Why no one wants to travel to Naples

The city of Naples, located in Italy's southern region known as the Mezzogiorno, has long been considered a destination that's not worth a trip.<p>We decided to do a little investigating to find out exactly why Naples isn't a tourist favorite.<p>To start, we took a look at a Reddit thread that asked …

When to Use Matrix & Spot Metering

Matrix (Nikon)/Evaluative (Canon) metering is the standard go-to choice of the metering options. Many photographers select Matrix metering and never …

40 Beautiful European Cities to Visit - How many have you visited?

There are plenty of beautiful cities in Europe. Here are 40 of them from Scandinavia to Southern Europe, worth a visit!<p>Added by Teea<p>39,377 users · …

Travel

10 Reasons to Travel Alone

Though it may sound like something you'd find inside a fortune cookie, sometimes the best travel companion you can have is yourself. As a travel editor, I spend a lot of time on the road, often by myself, and I've learned that solo travel is easier than you might think, totally liberating, and …

America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

25 Secret European Villages

The charm of Ticino, the Italian-speaking canton of southern Switzerland, is the not-quite-here, not-quite-there, lost-in-time feel of the place. To …

Better Food Photos With Natural Light

Photographer Jenny Woodward recently uploaded a fantastic instructional video to Vimeo on how to get better food photos with window light. The even …