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You can still teach an old gardener new tricks

Even the hardiest of us gardeners occasionally learn useful new techniques<p>Even when you have been gardening for years (in my case, probably half a century), there are new things to learn all the time. Like most of us who have come to gardening by just doing it and by picking up what we can, where …

Crater Burning for Over 40 Years is a "Door to Hell"

<i>Door to Hell</i> is an aptly named natural gas field in the Karakum Desert of Darweze, Turkmenistan that has been burning for over forty years. The flaming crater was originally a level surface identified by Soviet scientists in 1971 as an area rich in gas resources. Unfortunately, the ground collapsed …

Natural Gas

More Tips on How to Take Sharp Photos

OK, now. Here’s part two of my series on how to take sharp photos – with more tips on keeping your camera steady.<p>“Boscastle” captured by Irek Kimak …

Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

Readers' travel photograph competition: August – street life

Street life, in close-up and widescreen, provided the focus for our latest photo competition. Scroll through the gallery to see the winner. All of this year's winning images will be mounted by Point101, and displayed at the finalists' exhibition at the Guardian's offices in January 2014. The prize …

Marilyn Monroe: The Complete Yoga Poses | Eric Shaw Yoga

Posted in Blog by Eric Shaw<p><b>Arguably, no movie star past or present is as enchanting as Marilyn Monroe</b> (born Norma Jean Mortenson, 1926 – 1962).<p><b>Her</b> …

Yoga

Lancer Sofa

An icon we use to indicate a rightwards action.

The A-Z of the Chelsea Flower Show

<b>Alliums and astrantias</b><p>If we had to name two must-have Chelsea plants, it would be these. Few gardens are complete without a sprinkling of alliums, …

The Landscape Designer Is In: Playing Matchmaker Between a House and its Site

Modern houses plunked down in dramatic, often inhospitable settings are the eye candy of countless architecture blogs and books. But all that craggy …

Closet Cleanout: The Only 10 Pieces of Clothing You Need

I have only good memories of walk-in closets, except for the time I was rummaging around in the back of one–and suddenly came across a high-top …

Winter: Photos by Joni Niemela

World's Best Hikes: Epic Trails

A truly great trail winds into the essence of a place, so when assembling this list of the world’s great hikes we kept an eye on more than the footpath. We looked for walks that travel deeper into a location’s history and culture. Sure, there’s outdoor adventure on each of these 20 hikes, but the …

Dreamy Photography by Weerapong Chaipuck

I've been making plans for a big trip through some nice places around the world, and it's always great to see some pictures to inspire me to go to …

Using the Sun As A Compositional Element

For the most part, as photographers, we avoid shooting into the sun for fear that we’ll get some unsightly flaring. The sun DOES present some …

Landscape Photography

Intimate Pompeii and the private lives of the royals – the week in art

Exhibition of the week: Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum<p>This beautiful and moving exhibition brings you intimately close to the people who …

Photographs of Ocean Waves Captured With a Long Lens and Slow Shutter

Photographer David Orias of Santa Barbara, California photographs waves with a slow shutter speed, capturing their movement, color, and power as they …

Repetition and Patterns in Photography

The root word of repetition is “repeat”. When you repeat a certain size or shape or color you add strength to the overall image. Repetition is a …

Landscape Photography

Top 15 Photoshop Tools Every Photographer Should Know

Photoshop is a magnificent tool that can help you save time and money by editing images in an efficient manner. Unfortunately, the learning curve for …

Camera Support Tips for Sharp and Clear Photography

At one point or another all of us have probably heard something to the effect that using a tripod is the best way of getting clear, sharp photos. …