Melissa McCormick

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5 STYLE SECRETS THAT WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE!

What's Cheap, Plugged in and Always Looking for Pleasure?

Hipmunk surveyed over 1,400 participants about their lifestyle, personal preferences and travel habits to tackle the problems that arise in the trip planning lifecycle. With over 75% of our employees hailing from the Millennial age range, Hipmunk shares their love for painless, efficient travel and …

Interesting Photography Trivia to Casually Drop Into a Conversation

A little knowledge is a dangerous thing or so the saying goes. Of course, generally in photographic circles, a little knowledge is not so much …

How to Use Continuous Lighting: Light Sources

This is the first part of my series on continuous lighting. Here, I discuss the various types of artificial constant light sources you can use to …

Posing To Perfection - 10 Crucial Steps To Pose A Model

As photographers we face challenges day in and day out, but one of the toughest facets of the job is posing our subject. Regardless of experience, …

Slow-Mo Video Takes Viral ‘Pucker’ Photos of Babies Tasting Lemons to Another Level

If you don’t remember the photo series <i>Pucker</i>, then you might have been hiding under a rock last August because it exploded. An adorable series by …

Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Polarizing Filters

A short while ago, I addressed the ins and outs of selecting and using a neutral density filter; to follow up on the basic theme of cool things you …

How to Make Your Whites Whiter in Photography

When talking about getting the right colours in your photos the best place to start is to talk about white balance. If you don’t know what white …

Landscape Photography

5 Tips for Dynamic Family Portraits

Shooting whole families can be a hassle: the kids are bored, the babies crying, the parents anxious, the grandparents falling asleep. Well, Michelle …

Parenting

5 No-Nonsense Ways to Keep Your Photos Sharp

Modern DSLR cameras can produce very sharp images with plenty of detail. However, the chief limiting factor to the sharpness of an image is the …

Remote Controls

The Fundamental Considerations of Basic Portrait Photography

Portrait photography has and always will be a huge source of fascination for photographers, but there are quite a few tricks to getting a great …

Missing Plane MH370: Ship Detects Signal In Ocean

<b>UPDATE:</b> Electronic signals detected by a Chinese ship are consistent with an aircraft black box, Australian officials say.<p>A Chinese ship searching …

Don't Go To Las Vegas To Gamble — Go For The Food

But stop going to Vegas to gamble — go for the food.<p>Las Vegas has always been an under-the-radar oasis for foodies, with high-end options like Joël Robuchon, Guy Savoy, and Thomas Keller's Bouchon Bistro.<p>But on a recent trip to Sin City, I was shocked by the number of lesser-known, reasonably …

20 things you may not know about Walt Disney World

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U.S. airports are 'awful.' Here's the problem | CNN Travel

6 Great Apps For Last-Minute Trip Planning

8 Amazing All-Inclusive Caribbean Resorts

How does an all-inclusive resort for under $100 a night sound? Now, imagine eight of them along Mexico’s Riviera Maya, where infinity pools and …

Top 10 Destinations for Independent Travelers in 2014

[section]<i>Editor's Note: In gearing up for the announcement of the Top Destinations for Indie Travelers in 2016 on Wednesday, we thought it would be</i> …

New Zealand

Lonely Planet’s best value travel destinations for 2014

When times are tight we suggest you travel more, not less – but pick carefully. This is where your wallet will smile at the memories for years to come.<p>Greek Islands<p>View of Navagio Beach, also known as Shipwreck Cove, on Zakynthos Island. Image by Dave Porter Peterborough Uk / Photolibrary / Getty …

Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

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