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Milky Way Exposure Stacking with Manual Alignment (Noise Reduction) in Adobe Photoshop

An American Road Trip Off the Beaten Path

"Nothing behind me, everything ahead of me, as is ever so on the road." ― Jack Kerouac, On the Road.<p>I woke up in a hotel room in Las Vegas, the sun high in the sky, ready for my early-morning coffee, the casino almost deserted. Walking around the city hunting for food, I still had in mind the …

Top Tips To Become A Pro Photographer - Digital Photography Tutorials

You’re a constant poster on Instagram, wowing your friends with your amazing pics. They’re so impressive that people often think you’re a …

The Most Underrated Tourist Attraction In All 50 States

<i>By: Joe McGauley</i><p><i>Credit: Wikimedia Commons</i><p>There's nothing wrong with going full tourist when you're visiting a new state--you'd be blowing it if you didn't make time for a trip to The Statue of Liberty or the Golden Gate.<p>But it's also important to go off-guidebook and hit up some of the more …

America's 10 Best Summer Road Trips for 2015

With gas prices predicted to remain at travel-tempting lows, 2015 is destined to be the summer of the road trip. Around the country, new additions are spicing up classic routes, and important anniversaries are being celebrated along dedicated drives. Add in a few itineraries inspired by summer …

5 pro techniques for post production in Adobe Photoshop

We've already talked about how to shoot your print work more effectively for your portfolio. Now Mike Johns, senior designer at Robot Food, explains …

Photoshop CC 2014 Keyboard Shortcut Cheat Sheet for Mac Users

Photographer John Coates wanted to become more familiar with the latest default Photoshop CC 2014 keyboard shortcuts, so he created a handy cheat …

This is the ‘Dehaze’ Tool Coming to Lightroom

At Adobe MAX 2014 last October, Adobe gave a tech preview of a new “dehaze” feature that it’s currently developing that can seemingly magically …

Top Five Detour Adventures You Need to Know About Between Las Vegas and Denver

As an adventure photographer and writer I am always searching for the "off the beaten track" activities and photo ops while on my travels. You can find me climbing cliffs and waterfalls and asking around for the hidden gem "locals only" spots. So when my 75-year-old father wanted to do a road trip …

101 things to do to make this the best summer ever

It’s here! It’s here! Longer days, bon fires, summer vacation (for some), and a season where anything is possible. You might have the summer off from …

What 200 Calories Looks Like

How to Give Your Macro Photography a Fine Art Touch in Post-Processing

Editor’s Note: This is part a series on macro photography this week. Look for a new one each day. The next newsletter will have them all if you miss …

10 Scotches Under $50 That You Should Be Drinking

A roaring fire, a deep armchair, comfortably-soft Bossa Nova, and a glass of prime scotch in your hand. Could it get any better? Only if Grace Kelly …

How to Season a Cigar Humidor

Purchasing a cigar humidor is a big deal, it signifies the first solid step into the cigar hobby! Though many don’t anticipate the maintenance that …

Cigars

The Guide to Cutting the Perfect Cigar

Introduction: The Guide to Cutting the Perfect Cigar<p>Nothing quite speaks of a celebration as does smoking a cigar. Whether it’s celebrating a new …

New Bill Could Penalize Well Intentioned Photographers With Fines & Possible Jail Time

Wyoming is unquestionably a gorgeous state and one that’s coveted by landscape and wildlife photographers around the world. With Yellowstone National …

E.coli

Travel Lens: Max Lowe’s World

Montana native <b>Max Lowe</b> is one of National Geographic’s <b>Adventurists</b>, exploring the planet outside his comfort zone with a camera in hand. <b></b><p>Here’s a look at the world through his unique lens:<p><b>Megan Heltzel: You’re based in Bozeman, Montana. Why, out of every place on Earth, do you choose to make your</b> …

Adventure Travel

6 Leafy Greens That Are Even Healthier Than Kale

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

Fat Burning Soup - A Healthy Way to Lose the Weight?

For those who have trouble losing weight, fat burning soup is one of the best ways that you can drop the pounds in the short term, begin curbing your …

8 Easy Ways to Lose a Pound a Week

<b>Wrap Your Burger in a Lettuce Boat Bun</b><br>“One crisp piece of lettuce has about five calories, while the typical burger bun packs close to 250,” says Bogden. Considering that most white-bread buns don’t even taste all that good and provide little more than simple carb starchiness, it’s a no-brainer. …

1000 Calorie Diet Plan Thats Simple Yet Powerful!

Ok we are about go over a simple 1000 calorie diet plan that can have you losing weight at a natural steady rate. Its important that you lose weight …

Discover What Is The Best Breakfast For Losing Weight

So what is the most fitting breakfast for weight loss?<p>We'll get into that in a second.<p>Now they continually state that breakfast is the most crucial …

14 Ways for How to Lose Belly Fat Fast

My friend Kimberly was making yet another series of desperate New Year’s weight loss resolutions.<p>“Every year, I starve myself for months, I lose …

Nutrition

Good Diets That Work Fast

The best diet for weight loss is one which offers slow, steady and sustainable progress, rather than a quick fix. However, if you need to drop weight …

Six Weight-Loss Myths: Busted

If you want to lose weight, don't sabotage your diet with these common misconceptions

The USA's Top 10 Hiking Trails: From Coast To Coast

Going for a hike is as easy as tying your shoes and taking that first step into nature. It’s one of the best ways to enjoy the great outdoors and …

Hiking

New Year's Resolutions: 15 Ideas for Photographers

Happy 2015 Light Stalking readers! As we've said goodbye to the good, the best and the not so good of 2014, it's once again that time to <i>resolve to do</i> …