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My Workflow For Natural-Looking HDR Photos

High Dynamic Range imaging (HDR) has a bit of a bad rap, as it’s been widely abused to create surreal, overprocessed, highly saturated images that do …

Simple Trick for Long Exposure Photography Without Using a Filter

Who doesn’t love the look of long exposure photography? The peaceful, serene waters underneath a clear blue sky of clouds makes a landscape scene …

Step-by-step Guide to Long Exposure Photography

Unfortunately often it happens that the result we get is far from our expectations, and we end up classifying the long exposure as a demoniacal …

Photography

These Focus Stacking Walkthroughs Will Help You Take Your Macro Photography to the Next Level

When it comes to macro photography, knowing how to properly focus stack your images can make a massive difference. To that end, the walkthrough above …

A Detailed Guide to Creating Stunning City Images

Whether you’re traveling around or venturing out beyond your own backyard, cities offer an endless supply of interesting locations and moments for …

Wai-O-Tapu Is Yet Another Reason New Zealand Is Heaven

New Zealand truly has it all, from gorgeous beaches to unparalleled outdoor adventure.<p>And here's yet another reason New Zealand is heaven: Wai-o-Tapu.<p>Wai-o-Tapu, which is Māori for "sacred waters," is a geothermal wonderland located in Taupo Volcanic Zone. The area boasts colorful hot springs and …

10 Reasons Why You Should Move to Another City in Your 20s

<b>1. You get to know yourself better.</b><p>The most important relationship in your life is the relationship you have with yourself. Because no matter what happens, you will always be with yourself. - Diane Von Furstenberg<p>Nothing can bring you closer to building an intimate relationship with yourself and …

Equipment for Macro Photography - Video Tips

Dreaming by Ondrej Pakan on 500px Macro photography has become really popular lately and there are many tutorials available on how to do it, …

Getting Real with HDR - a Step by Step Tutorial for Realistic Looking HDR

If you have been photographing for more than a year or two, you will have heard about HDR (which stands for High Dynamic Range). We have probably …

Tutorials

Expert tips for your first trek to the Indian Himalaya

Yearning to explore the forbidding peaks of the Indian Himalaya, but not sure where to start? These expert tips from a seasoned trekker will help you dodge the newbie mistakes and ensure your journey exceeds expectations.<p>Planning your trip<p>Thorough planning (or lack of it) can make or break a trip, …

How to Take a Royal Tour of Australia and New Zealand Without Having a Royal Budget

Has Prince William and Duchess Catherine's royal tour Down Under inspired you to plan your own vacation to Australia and New Zealand?<p>You could shell out £341,000 (about $573,357) per couple for a month-long luxury tour of Australia that includes a $17,150 diamond pacifier and behind-the-scenes …

14 Tips for Quick and Effective Travel Photography

If you are a serious photographer, you are reflecting each and every shot. You are planning it. You are studying the subject from every possible …