Pat Robidoux

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Cloud Storage: Why an External Hard Drive is Not Enough

A few years ago I shot a beautiful, heartfelt wedding. The bride’s grandmother had just gotten out of the hospital after a terrible fall. Her …

Hey Apple: Regular People Have No Idea How To Manage Photos On Their iPhone

I’m serious, they don’t. They don’t know that they don’t, but they don’t. If you grab a co-workers iPhone and they have 2500 photos on the camera …

Beautiful Photos of Auroras Shimmering Over Iceland by Stéphane Vetter

French photographer Stephane Vetter is a master of capturing gorgeous photos of landscapes at night. One of his favorite things to shoot are the …

Photography Tips in a Pinch

Good photographers try to be prepared for almost any situation. Unfortunately, if you tried to carry everything you’d need to meet every possible …

Behind the curtain: crematorium holds open day – in pictures

People were given the opportunity to take an informal look around Stafford's award-winning crematorium, cemetery, grounds and buildings this weekend. Displays included grave-digging, calligraphy, hearses and the newly installed cremators as well as state of the art burial systems

The Unphotographable: Photos that Try to Show that Which Can’t be Photographed

At the beginning of the year, the Fraenkel Gallery debuted an exhibition and book that approached photography from an interesting angle: the exhibit …

Canadian Travelogue - Nova Scotia - Brier Island

Long Island and Brier Island, along with several much smaller uninhabited islands, form the archipelago that lies right at the tip of Digby Neck, a …

Exploring the quiet side of California Wine Country

Blooming orchards under azure skies, vivid mustard flowers beneath budding vines, and rocky hillsides wrapped in fingers of fog – it’s no wonder California’s Wine Country receives millions of annual visitors. With its mild Mediterranean climate and mineral-rich soil, Napa and Sonoma Valleys seem …

Wine

Your Life in a Backpack: What to Pack For 6 Months Traveling Abroad

Think back to your last vacation. I bet your suitcases were so stuffed you had to sit on them just to get the zipper closed, and that was just for one week! Now imagine if you had to pack absolutely everything you needed for six months on the road, or even a year, and it all had to fit into one big …

Backpacking

What You Need To Know About Vaccinations And Medication Before Traveling Abroad

Before traveling abroad, many people have questions about how to protect themselves from foreign bacterial or viral illnesses. The threat of infection can be scary for travelers, but supplied with all the right information, they can vastly improve their odds at staying safe.<p>The first step a …

8 travel tips I learned from I Love Lucy

I recently watched a classic American television special, “The Ricardos Go to Japan.” This was special to me for two reasons:<p>I wish I had watched …

Italy Tries To Spare Ancient Pompeii From Ruin

Italy’s government is trying to spare the ancient ruins of Pompeii from further neglect.<p>Premier Enrico Letta told reporters that his Cabinet on …

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013 shortlist - in pictures

The Royal Observatory Greenwich has announced the shortlist for the 2013 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. Photographers captured spectacular sights from across our solar system, the galaxy and beyond – from stunning auroras in the Earth's atmosphere to frenzied storms on the sun and …

The 10 best westerns – in pictures

Our film critic picks the finest movies from his favourite genre<p>Who else should have made the list? Have your say in the comments, and your idea could be featured in our alternative readers' 10 best next week

Showcasing The Body As Art: 10 Striking Tattoo Portraits

Unlike these 32 awful tattoos that will make you lose faith in humanity, gifted photographer Eddie McShane captures 10 unique individuals whose …

America's legendary drives

With over four million miles of highway, the USA offers more road trips than anyone could tackle in one lifetime. Whether you’re itching to peek into Wild West history, or just longing for a big ol’ soulful dose of nature’s vistas, you’ll find them along America’s backroads and byways. Here are our …

Hiking

Iconic Black and White Photographs, Colorized

A sizable number of history's most unforgettable images were photographed in black and white. Now, through the digital process of colorization, we …

Photographers

Beautiful Color Rich Photos of California Sunsets

Photographer Rich Cruse from South California has an amazing collection of spectacular sunset images. His fantastic silhouettes taken as the sun goes …

Landscape Photography

The 10 best westerns – in pictures

Spectacular landscapes in HQ

Earth is a spectacularly beautiful, diverse place: filled to the brim with millions of species of plants and animals, mindblowing features that seem …

31 Stunning Pictures Of American National Parks

The National Park Service oversees 401 areas throughout the U.S. and U.S. territories and has nearly 300 million visitors each year.<p>You don't have to be a hiking fanatic to enjoy these places. You can swim, kayak, bird watch, walk, bike, drive, camp, or just relax in the country's national parks.<p>We …

National Parks