Tina Mitchell

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5 Travel Photography Tips from a Nat Geo Photographer

Award-winning, global travel photographer Susan Seubert has agreed to give us a few preparation photography tips for taking beautiful photos while …

5 Common Travel Photography Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)

1. Don’t go out and buy a big camera for the sake of it<p>This is probably the most common mistake of anyone who wants to take their travel photography …

How to Take Better Travel Photos

<i>Looking back at photos of when I first moved to Thailand or traveled around Southeast Asia I’m torn between two feelings. On one hand, I love them</i> …

How To Take Your Travel Photos To The Next Level

An Instagram-famous photographer reveals the secrets to taking extraordinary pictures on your phone.<p>Travel photographer Cole Rise is Instagram famous. As in, he created Rise, the filter, and has over 906,000 followers.<p>Since crafting Instagram's first photo treatments, Cole has promoted the gospel …

How to Take Better Travel Photographs: Composition

<i>This post was last updated on August 18th, 2014</i><p>There is a subtle difference between taking a picture and composing a photograph.<p>This tutorial is …

9 Tips for Architectural Photography

8 Travel Photography Tips to Help You Capture the Heart of Your Experience

<i>Travel photography provides such a great challenge—capturing the heart of a place and the feelings you experienced while there. I hope these travel</i> …

The One Step Wonder: Curves Tool

I don’t know about you, but if I could only use one tool in photoshop for the rest of my life, it would be <b>Curves</b>. It can do so much! Not only can it …

5 Tips for Photographing Your Everyday

When I am not professionally photographing families and children, I love to photograph my everyday. I love to take photos of the ordinary things that …

Home WODs 101

July 28, 2016<p><i>Photocredit: Pumps and Iron</i><p>Summertime is finally here! If you’re like most people, you’ve probably got at least one summer vacation …

What you Need to know to Make Weightlifting Easier

April 22, 2016<p>“If you can’t reach the end position comfortably, than moving there dynamically will be ugly!”<p>When I started coaching weightlifting I …

How to Size Images for Online Sharing

Whether you’re running a photography business, or sharing your photography on the web with friends, it’s important to know how to properly size your …

Bringing Out the Hidden Beauty in Your RAW File

<i>Guest Post from Michael Kormos, a boutique portrait photographer based in NYC and San Diego. Working together with his wife, Michael has a fun and</i> …

01. Cropping, Resizing, Aspect Ratio & Resolution: The Ultimate Guide

Seems like the size of our photos shouldn’t require that much thought, right? If Photoshop or Photoshop Elements only had buttons that, boom, made …

Photoshop and Lightroom Image Resizing Resource Guide

In case you haven’t noticed, I’ve written a few articles about re-sizing images lately. They were all written with this comprehensive guide to …

The Missing CrossFit Exercise

Functional Fitness and Shoulder Injuries<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>The horizontal pull (bent row for example) is largely neglected in …

How to get a blurred background from your dSLR's kit lens

There are plenty of good reasons to put down your smartphone or point-and-shoot and buy a digital SLR.<p>If, for you, it was because you drooled over food photography with a shallow depth of field or portraits where the subject is in sharp focus but the background is blurred, you may have immediately …

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Bug Out Bag Meals: DYI MREs

This guest post by Bam Bam and entry in our non-fiction writing contest.<p>My dh got me a food saver yesterday and I have wasted no time putting it to …

Knot of the Week: How to Wrap a Paddle or Handle with Paracord

If you’ve been in the Military, particularly the Navy, then you’ve probably seen the intricate work that’s been done with presentation paddles or …

Tarp knots Infographic

Rigging a tarp or dining fly provides shelter from the wind and rain and shade from the sun. I often use a tarp rather than a tent because there’s …

Kit: Ultralight Backpacking

Most hikers first head out on the trail with the borrowed, metal-frame backpack their dad used back in the 1980s and some old Timberland work boots …

With the Right Camping Stove, You Can Eat Like a King in the Backcountry

Let’s get one thing straight: there is no “perfect” stove. Most work <i>just well enough</i> to provide a meal in an unfamiliar place. The trick to buying …

How Can I Outfit My Next Backpacking Trip on the Cheap?

<i>A:</i><p>Every centimeter of your pack—and each buck in your wallet—counts. Stuffing it with gear that pulls double or triple duty is one of the smartest ways to consolidate space. I picked seven of my favorite multi-purpose items that you can get for under $7. Hiking smart shouldn't break the bank.<p><b>1.</b> …

22 Absolutely Essential Diagrams You Need For Camping

From survival to s'mores, here's everything you need to know to ensure a flawless camping trip.

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Choosing a Survival Knife

Choosing a Survival Knife<p>by survival expert James Mandeville<p>Article completely revised November 2015<p>Warning — Familiarize yourself with local laws …

Top 13 Outdoor Camping Tent Designs We Love

Sometimes it’s fun to give up the comfort of staying at a hotel and to just use a tent instead. It’s adventurous and it can be a great experience. …

Six Essentials for Fall Camping

Summer may be the traditional season to toss a tent into the car and take off toward the horizon, but fall camping has its advantages. Not only are there are fewer crowds at popular locales, but nothing enhances the taste of hot coffee quite like being wrapped in a warm flannel blanket, watching a …