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Top things to do in Rome

Few cities evoke the sheer wonder and amazement of Rome. Ancient history, outstanding art and religious icons are around every corner and when it all gets too much you can just join the locals in sipping espresso in one of the city's many squares. With so much to see and do, the real test will be …

20 free things to do in Amsterdam

It's easy to spend a fortune in the Netherlands' stylish capital, but the city has plenty of gratis goodies up for grabs.<p>Check out our pick of the freebies on offer.<p><b>1. Canal Ring</b><p>More canals flow in Amsterdam than in Venice, and get this: the 400-year-old waterways are a UNESCO World Heritage site. …

Barcelona's top museums and galleries

<i>This highlighted list of museums and galleries is taken from Lonely Planet's city guide to</i> <i>Barcelona</i><i>.</i><p>GALLERIES<p>CaixaForum<p><i>Image of CaixaForum by</i> <i>montuno</i><br>Housed in a former Modernista factory, an outstanding brick caprice by Josep Puig i Cadafalch, this extensive private collection of contemporary art is …

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week<p>First published on Sat 14 Sep 2013 10.15 EDT

6 Tips for Creating Unique and Emotion Filled Wedding Photos

The best wedding photographers know how to create not only beautifully composed images, but also the moments of emotion and connection at the core of …

Weddings

Flying to Barra

TravelTraveler Magazine<p>“Boarding pass?”<p>I dug the card from my bag and handed it to the woman at the shop in the Glasgow Airport—her nametag said “Lauren”, her straight brown hair fell to her shoulders, and her nose was pierced with a barely-there gold stud.<p>“Where you flying to?” she wondered aloud, …

Family-Friendly Europe

Say what you will about Europe in the summer. Sure, there are longer lines, sweatier tourists, and pricier flights, but there’s also gelato on sunny piazzas, warm evening walks through historic sites, and, most important, no school.<p>My husband is from Spain, so summer break quickly became our time …

Okavango Expedition 2013: The Greatest Moment of All

Frustrated after days pushing fully-loaded mokoros across dry floodplains always looking for flowing water and the path we know. Nothing, no water… We were recording two or three birds an hour and the searing heat is making the tablet cut out. “Frustrated” just doesn’t capture it. Begging for it to …

An Elephant Orphanage in Zambia Struggles Against the Odds

<b>The ongoing slaughter of Africa’s elephants has left tens of thousands of elephants dead.</b><p>Teased out of these numbers are entire families: mothers, aunts, sisters, cousins, fathers, and brothers. Some of them, of course, are babies.<p>In some instances, in fact, it’s the babies the poachers have …

Scotland’s Western Isles

TravelDigital Nomad<p>I am always drawn to islands—the more windswept and remote, the better.<p>Thus I always dreamt of visiting <i>Na h-Eileanan Siar,</i> or the Western Isles of Scotland (also known as the Outer Hebrides). Thanks to travel brochures and back issues of our very own <i>National Geographic</i>, I …

How to Use a Reflector with Natural Light for Powerful Portrait Photography

Building your lighting arsenal requires just as much thought as choosing your camera body and lenses. You have to consider what environments you’ll …

Photography

50 Lessons for Stronger Photographs

Professional photographer and best-selling author David duChemin just released a very in-depth educational eBook deemed a “BigBook” at 200 pages in …

When You SHOULD Do Work for Free

Whenever somebody asks me if they should take a free job I answer with a resounding, no. Don’t do it. Just don’t. It should be a hard and fast rule …

Lewis Morley obituary

Lewis Morley, who has died aged 88, created many of the era-defining images of the 1960s. These include his portrait of Christine Keeler, almost nude, straddling Morley's studio chair, which was bought in a sale at Heal's furniture store and based on an Arne Jacobsen original design classic. For …

Marked Up Photographs Show How Iconic Prints Were Edited in the Darkroom

Want to see what kind of work goes into turning a masterful photograph into an iconic print? Pablo Inirio, the master darkroom printer who works at …