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7 Things to See and do in Oslo | What to do in Oslo | Luxury Holidays

First time in Oslo? Add these seven highlights to your itinerary…<p><b>1. Oslo’s architecture</b><p>Oslo’s architectural landscape is a fascinating mix of old …

European Travel

Free Oslo Attractions | Sophie's World Travel Inspiration

With the Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony coming up this weekend, Oslo is the obvious choice for this chapter in Magic of Cities. The focus will be free …

European Travel

Free Things to Do in Oslo, Norway

Oslo is the largest city in Norway and the country’s economic hub, with a true-to-its-roots leaning toward maritime trade and industries. But a ruffian Viking heritage and a number two spot among the world’s most expensive cities in 2010 are no reason to plunder the capital city. Vigeland Sculpture …

European Travel

Istanbul: readers’ travel tips

<b>Winning tip: Vefa Bozacisi cafe</b><p>If your legs are weary from following the Byzantine walls, then a short detourdown the intriguing backstreets to Vefa in Mollahüsrev Mhis just what you need. This blast-from-the-past cafe with its marbled doorstep and smoky-glass windows has been selling the iconic …

Istanbul city guide: essential sights, and where to eat, drink and stay

<b>What to do</b><p><b>Istanbulite tours</b><br>The delightful Eda Sökmen specialises in custom-made private tours of Istanbul, from headline attractions to specialised culinary, art, architecture and in-depth neighbourhood excursions, including a trip around the up-and-coming multi-ethnic Fener and Balat districts. …

Reasons why Istanbul is your new go-to art hub

If you had to pick a city that artists, curators and gallerists were all heading to this year, it would be Istanbul. It has a DIY edge and an undercurrent of political engagement that feels like Berlin before it got taken over by start-up dudes – yet there's also a good dose of sophistication and …

Art

Infrared Photography: 2 Ways To Modify Your DSLR

Infrared photography is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful areas of photographic art, and there are many ways in which you can shoot IR frames. …

Photography

Enhance Texture and Detail with Intelligent High Pass Sharpening

7 Steps to Great Black and Whites in Lightroom 5

Nikon D7000, 85mm f/1.8 D lens, f/5.6, 1/125s, ISO 400.<p>Great black and white images require more than simply removing the color, and Lightroom 5 is a …

Portraits Made Electric by Luminescent Neon Paint

Flecks of vivid neon paint glow brilliantly off faces and shoulders in this series of portraits by Portuguese photographer Hid Saib. At times, the glowing paint seems like the scattered embers of a fire or an explosive shower of sparks racing across the cheeks of the model. In other instances, the …

Photography

The Best Fall Travel Books

This fall, we’re seeing a heap of new #TripLit stocking the shelves, the kind of books that — no matter if they fall under the fiction, adventure, history, or foodie categories — open up the world and inspire us to make a break for new places and embrace new experiences.<p><b>So cuddle up with a cup of</b> …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

Hyperlapse Tutorial: How to do it from Start to Finish

Creating timelapse videos can be expensive. To make a moving timelapse, many photographers use a motorized dolly system, which can set you back …

The 10 best treks in the world

These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order:<p>1. GR20, France<p><i>Image by</i> …

36 Cool Photography Tuts and Articles That Will Rock Your Week

As another wonderful week passes us by, Toad Hollow Photography has been looking everywhere online for the very best links to tutorials, special …

Landscape Photography

Trick Photography and Special Effects Ebook and Video Course | Photography Ebooks

1<p>An eBook Like No Other!<p>It comes with <i>295 pages of instruction</i>, <i>9 hours of how-to video tutorials</i>, and contains over <i>300 creative photographs</i> created by …

This is What Photographers Can Do About Unwanted Digital Image Noise

Have you ever returned from a photo shoot only to be disappointed in the results because your images lack spark? Perhaps, they had low contrast, and …

Night and Long Exposure Photography Tips and Techniques

Lightning Photography Tips<p>Lightning is dramatic, extremely fast, a challenge to photograph and potentially dangerous. There are various techniques …

Landscape Photography

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Lil Silva: No Doubt (feat. Rosie Lowe)<p>Rising South London singer Rosie Lowe joins British producer Lil Silva on "No Doubt"—a bass-thumping track showcasing their respective talents, while hinting at the goodness to come from each of their forthcoming EPs. The match is a natural fit stylistically: …

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Europe's Most Spectacular National Parks

For most people, the word Europe evokes thoughts of world-famous museums, delectable cuisine, and historic cities studded with iconic monuments and vibrant cafés. However, Europe is also home to some truly stunning stretches of wilderness, from remote white-sand coves to some of the world's most …

The 20 Best New Bars of 2013 (Photos)

Check out the 20 hottest new bars around the world—and the tasty concoctions they’re whipping up.

The Delicate Art of Analog Photography & Film Printing

Photography has conquered new ground and has seen its popularity grow by leaps and bounds with innovation in the field of camera electronics, …

Photography

7 Photography eBooks Every Photographer Should Read

While there are countless eBooks out there on photography, it can be a daunting task to filter through them all. Which books are worth their price …

Landscape Photography

These Lighting Patterns Will Make Your Portrait Photographs Rock

Familiarizing yourself with different lighting patterns isn't just to help you diversify your portrait portfolio. Depending on what you are trying …

Replication

14 Festivals and Events Worth Traveling for in 2013

There's nothing quite like visiting a place when it's in the middle of a party -- especially if it's the kind of celebration that doesn't happen every year. In addition to the many festivals and events that occur annually around the world, there are some that are on a far less frequent schedule -- …