Peter Edquist

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A Beginner's Guide to Long Exposure Photography

So, you've had some time behind the lens and feel pretty comfortable taking standard photos - landscapes, portraits, and the like.Now you want to …

Landscape Photography

Here's How To Get Paid to Travel the World and Drink Gin

219<p>SHARES<p>Most gins are neutral spirits with added botanicals like juniper and cardamom. This simple description, however, doesn't really explain the …

How to Photograph the Northern Lights

I have thoroughly enjoyed the response from my first article here at Photography Life – both the encouragement as well as the advice to follow my …

Landscape Photography

50 Inspiring Motivational Quotes to Increase Your Confidence | Inc.com

• "The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear and get a record of successful experiences behind you." <i>William Jennings Bryan</i><br>• "If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced." <i>Vincent Van Gogh</i><br>• "Always be yourself and have …

Motivation

4 Tips to Help You Get the Perfect Exposure in Your Photographs

In photography, light is everything. However, the most important element thing to remember is the amount of light that should be utilized in creating …

Landscape Photography

10 Suggestions On Achieving Your Inner Peace

Inner peace may seem like a mythical peak. Almost unachievable, far away, maybe even unreal for many. In fact, for almost every single one of us. …

Meditation

How extreme fear shapes what we remember

Many of us will experience a significant trauma in our lives, says Lesley Evans Ogden. Yet could there be ways to avoid reliving the memories?<p>It was no ordinary honeymoon. After boarding their flight in Canada on the evening of 23 August 2001, newlyweds Margaret McKinnon and her husband were …

The Brain

10 Things to Do Before You Go to Bed

Everyone is obsessed with how successful people start their day.<br>And if you’ve decided to do something about the quality of your life, you’ll start …

Advice for raising bilingual kids

The list of benefits bilingualism brings isn’t getting shorter any time soon. Cognitively bilingual people are better able to switch between tasks, have increased problem solving capabilities, and can learn a third language more easily. For working adults, bilingualism can open more doors with …

Language Learning

The 7 Best Spots on Earth for Stargazing

By Teresa Bitler for ShermansTravel<p>Remember when it seemed like you could reach up and touch the Milky Way, the ribbon of stars that make up our galaxy? Thanks to light pollution, it's becoming harder and harder to see -- unless you get yourself out to dark and remote locales. Here are seven …

The 'New' Benefits Of Mindfulness: Improved Memory, Focus, And GRE Scores

Paying attention may be one of the most fundamental and important cognitive abilities we have. It’s too bad, then, that many of us are so bad at it. It’s not only our outer distractions that get the better of us – email, texts, Twitter – but even worse can be the internal ones: Mind-wandering is a …

A Simple Yoga Sequence To Open Your Hips If You Sit Too Much

Our hip flexors can become really tight and shortened from sitting too much, which can lead to lower back issues.<p>So it's important for not just our …

Yoga

Can Meditation Really Slow Ageing?

It's seven in the morning on the beach in Santa Monica, California. The low sun glints off the waves and the clouds are still golden from the dawn. …

Be Quiet! 3 Easy Meditations For Beginners

<i>In the age of constant communication, 24/7 jobs, and mandatory multitasking, finding a moment for reflection is almost impossible — almost. Courtney</i> …

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How to Effectively Combine Aperture and Shutter Speed

It’s probably safe to say that nearly everyone reading this has not only heard of the famed exposure triangle, but has also dedicated a decent amount …

Landscape Photography

Four ways to explore Chefchaouen, Morocco's blue city

Chefchaouen is an otherworldly escape nestled in Morocco’s Rif Mountains. As well as its distinctive palette of blue and white buildings, a striking contrast with the arid setting, this popular town has plenty to offer. Embark on strenuous hillside hikes or idle strolls, bathe in mountain streams, …

Frommer's

Best Catching Light 8 Asia Photography images on Designspiration

Saved by camielflohr on Designspiration. Discover more Catching Light 8 Asia Photography inspiration.

Zagat

14 Breathtaking Places You Probably Didn't Know Existed

Do you ever feel like you've seen it all? Do you crave those breathtaking moments of your first travel adventures?<p>The world is full of wonders, sometimes you just have to look a little harder to find them. These 14 spots are lesser-known but equally (if not more) breathtaking.<p><b>1. Whitehaven Beach</b><p>The …

You Can Sleep In An Abandoned Ocean Fortress On The Island Of Berlenga Grande

Welcome to Berlenga Grande, the prettiest island you've never heard of.<p>You'll find it in the Berlengas archipelago, which is a string of islands about seven miles off the coast of Portugal. The star attraction is the Fort of São João Baptista, an old military fortress tacked onto the island by a …

40 Tips to Take Better Photos

<b>Many years ago when I was a starry-eyed undergrad I would ask every photographer I came across the same question:</b><p>“How do I take better photos?”<p>I was …

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How to Maximize Sharpness with a Telephoto Lens

Maximizing Sharpness - Tips for overcoming the difficulties associated with shooting at long focal lengths to help you maximize image sharpness

Landscape Photography