Luke Kelly

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8 National Parks Where You Can Have an Unforgettable Summer Vacation

Natural beauty, history, education, and relaxation await at our country’s national parks. This year, many have enhanced their tours, lodging, dining, …

National Parks

How to Upgrade Your Garage in 8 Days (Or Less)

A contractor tells all.<p>Bill Flynn, owner of NJ Custom Garages, remodeled this two-car garage in eight days for a homeowner who does some shop work. He explains the thoughtful decisions that went into the build and shares his pointers on how to achieve it yourself.<p>First, declutter.<p>Generally, half of …

Woodworking

Apple wants to show you how to take better photos on your iPhone

Apple is rightly proud of its great iPhone 7 camera, and in a new series of instructional videos debuting online it wants to make sure that users take full advantage.<p>The video series, posted on both Apple’s YouTube channel and a new webpage, follows on from the company’s acclaimed “Shot on iPhone” …

Mobile Technology

Riding a Royal Enfield Through Wild West Africa

<i>How a little touring in England turned into the ride of a lifetime.</i><p>Buy the bike <i>you</i> want.<p>Never mind what anyone else says. If you love it, get it.<p>It’s</i> …

10 Of The Greatest Living Street Photographers In The World

Street Photography is a branch of realistic fine-art photography that records unposed scenes in public places.<p>The primary subject is people, at rest …

Air rage is taking off around the world, say airlines

WASHINGTON — Incidents of unruly passengers on planes are increasing, and more effective deterrents are needed to tackle the problem, a global …

Gear of the Year: Spring/Summer 2016

Slip into a new hiking boot, and you can feel the freedom of the trail even miles from the trailhead. Grip new handlebars, and the wind practically whistles in your ear right there in the bike shop. Stuff isn’t going to make you happy, but it’s going to make the activities that make you happy …

Backpacking

10 Epic Drives in the U.S. National Parks

Pack your hiking shoes, your camera and some camping gear, because some of the most epic drives in the United States are hidden inside National Parks …

Film Street Photography Manual

Dear aspiring filmtogs,I want to share my newest creation with you: “<i>Film Street Photography Manual</i>.” Print it out on standard printer paper, fold it …

"Photography is a language." Alec Soth on his first UK exhibition Gathered Leaves

Regarded as the leading contemporary American photographer, Alec Soth's first major UK exhibition opened this week. BJP talks to Soth about the …

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Top 10 Motorcycle Rides in the U.S.

Explore the best drives in the United States for motorcyclists.<p>There’s something uniquely satisfying about touring by motorcycle. The enhanced sense of freedom. The heightened adventure and awareness as you sweep through twisties and curves. You could never get so close to nature's beauty from …

Hiking

27 Stunning Lakeside Campsites

Photo by Matthew Hosford, Explorer for The Outbound<p>There's something special about waking up at sunrise to a glassy mountain lake outside your tent. If you're ready to make this a reality, check out this list of lakeside campsites and start planning your next adventure.<p>1. Mono Lake<p>California | Car …

27 must-have travel apps for every step of your journey

Travel is one of the industries that has completely transformed by the smartphone evolution and as a result, there is an abundance of ingenious apps designed to make your trips easy to plan, cheaper, well-informed and more enjoyable.<p>Short of literally packing your bags and rooting out your …

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

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Practical Pointers for Getting Your Photos Noticed on Flickr and 500px

You have just composed your photographic masterpiece. After hours of planning, precise composition, and utilizing your technical knowledge, you have …

The Perfect Weekend in Cape Town

When time is short, spend it well in Cape Town—here are a few tips for planning the perfect weekend in South Africa's buzziest city.<p>You may be familiar with Cape Town’s majestic Table Mountain and breathtaking beaches—a little less so with her ever-emerging culinary and cultural scene. Having been …

Cape Town

Best holiday reads 2015

<b>AS Byatt</b><p><b>Novelist</b><p>Top of anyone’s reading pile should be two beautifully written and original recent English novels – Will Cohu’s <i>Nothing But Grass</i> (Chatto & Windus £16.99) and Melissa Harrison’s <i>At Hawthorn Time</i> (Bloomsbury £12.99), which kept me awake until 3.30am. Years ago, I chose Gogol’s <i>Dead …

Books

The 2015 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, just announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted 173,444 entries from 171 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted images with us, …

Arctic Circle

The 10 best iPhone widgets you should be using

We've collected the 10 best apps that use widgets creatively to keep you up to date and entertained — all from your iPhone's lock screen.<p>From alerting you to when you've only reached your data cap to showing you the best headlines from The New York Times, these widgets pack some power.

10 Tips for Optimizing Your Photos with Lightroom: A Primer on Basic Techniques

If you’re just starting out in Adobe Lightroom and would like some guidance on how you can use the software to improve your photographs, here’s a …

World's Most Romantic Hotels (PHOTOS)

A good hotel, much like a good relationship, has that perfect alchemy of comfort and excitement, intrigue and indulgence. The trick is in finding your match.<p>Fancy a heart-pounding hike followed by a hot mud bath? California's Calistoga Ranch may be your hotel soul mate. If frozen margaritas in a …

A Simple Video Tutorial on Creating a Hyperlapse with Your DSLR

If you’ve been itching to try your hand at shooting a hyperlapse video, the short and sweet video tutorial above may be a nice place to start your …

Videography

7 Creative Photography Tricks to Achieve Amazing Results

Whether you’re a beginner in photography or pursue it as a hobby, we're pretty sure you’re always eager to learn some interesting tricks that will …

Why I Switched from DSLR to Rangefinder: Exploring Photography with Mark Wallace: AdoramaTV

DSLR Cameras

On the Red Couch with Roald Dahl’s Grandson Luke Kelly

<i>Whether you’re 50 or 15, there’s a good chance Roald Dahl influenced your childhood in some way. The prolific British author penned 17 hugely popular</i> …

A Casual Review of the Fujifilm X100T

For the last 21 days I have been in Japan putting Fujifilm’s new X100T through its paces.<p>This review will not cover every technical aspect of the …

12 best iPhone apps of 2014

Between iOS 8 and the iPhone 6, 2014 may have been one of the best years yet for iPhone users.<p>But killer updates from Apple aside, there was no …