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7 Tips for Traveling as a Couple

<b>He had me at hello "I backpacked solo through Asia for two months."</b><p>I knew that my husband Liebling and his itchy feet were a perfect match for me early on in our relationship. On our first date, we talked about life as expats, counting extended stints in Hong Kong, the USA, France, the Netherlands, …

The Photographer’s Guide to Taking Portraits at Noon

Exactly how many times have you been advised to shoot in natural light? Probably too many times. And, yet, how many times have you struggled to get a …

Fix Your Trip

Travel Intelligence<p>Booking Traps<p><b>1. Holding out for lower airfare?</b> Airfares change quickly, and even an airline can’t predict whether prices will go up or down (it’s all handled by sophisticated programs). So relax. If you see a price you can afford, buy the ticket and don’t look back. But if you …

Articles about 8 modern desert homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

The desert, a wilderness of rock and hardscrabble, has had a profound impact on human culture, design and our collective...<p>Sweeping up is a crummy job, but someone’s got to do it. Luckily, these eight vacuum cleaners are here to help you eliminate even...<p>These modern gems are slated for demolition, …

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A Modern Update Of The Ancient Egyptian Pyramid

A Mexican architect has revamped the form of ancient Egypt and modern Vegas, angling in on a livable pyramid home.<p>In the pantheon of architectural forms, few carry the sense of timelessness and grandeur of the pyramid, forever associated with the great ones of Egypt. But the most colossal …

Architecture

Using ISO 100 for Concert Photography: Is it Possible?

Have you ever heard of the “4 Seconds” Myth in Concert Photography? Well, probably not, because I made this phenomenon up as a play on words with the …

Behind the Scenes of a Timelapse Photography Project in Bangkok, Thailand

Timelapses are pretty straightforward. It’s not rocket science shooting pictures at set intervals and combining them on the computer afterwards, but …

37 Amazing and Useful Photography Links

It's been a very exciting week in the world of photography with many talented artists producing and sharing some truly incredible pieces. Toad Hollow …

10 Tips for Taking Great Cityscape Photos

Cities are not only home to many people’s residences, businesses and offices – they are also full of energy, power and vitality. There are many …

Q&A: Margo Seibert

You had a lot of good questions after the Margo Seibert shoot last week, even to the point of telling me I was breaking a Scott Kelby Rule. (For the …

High-End Product Photography Tutorial and Techniques

Despite the fact that product photography is among the most prolific and inescapable features of modern marketing, people often ask me, “Product …

Photoshop Tutorial: Retouching Shiny Skin

Without a makeup artist at your disposal, even a great portrait can be ruined by shiny skin. So if you’re looking through the results of your most …

Intentional Camera Movement and the Landscape

An interesting thing about digital photography is that it has led to the rise in use of techniques that are more difficult to carry out with film …

Digital Photography

Shadows: Weekly Photography Challenge

Earlier today we published our post – 25 Images with Shadows – which we hope gave you a little inspiration. Now it is your turn. We’d love you to to …

How to Write a Follow Up Email for a Job Application

1<p><b>Give it at least a few days.</b> Though there are mixed reports about how long you should wait to follow up on a job application, the general consensus …

Four Techniques For AddingCinematic Polish to Your Videos

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>We’ve found the secret to making your video footage downright moving! The (not so) secret, is <i>moving</i> your camera as …

Mobile Photography

This Stunning Time-Lapse of New York City is a Must-Watch

New York City isn’t what it used to be. Soldiers with M-16s stand guard at Grand Central Station, walking through Times Square feels like you’re on …

Time-lapse Photography

Upside Down Mirror in Center of Photographs Show Unique Perspective in Photo Series 'Landscape Monoliths'

In the series <i>Landscape Monoliths</i>, photographer Reynald Drouhin transforms stunning landscapes by defining the middle portion of the image and turning …

The First Photo

(It’s been exactly 50 years – 1963 – since Swiss photo historian Helmut Gernsheim donated the world’s earliest permanent photograph* to the …

How to Create a Sunset Lighting Effect While Taking Photos Indoors

Indoor-sunset themed photo shoots are among the easiest and hottest trends you can experiment with to create cool, sexy and flattering photos to add …

Infrared Timelapse Photography of an Empty Philadelphia

Infrared photography has been increasing in popularity lately as photographers continue to push the limits of their digital cameras. Of course, …

Waterfall Photography Tips and Techniques

Waterfalls seem to grab the hearts and minds of people. Go to any location that has one or more waterfalls and it is pretty much a guarantee that …

Using Aperture’s Adjustment Tools to Make Your Photographs Pop

Since its initial release, Aperture has evolved from an image management program to a powerful catalogue and image manipulation program for Mac …

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Techniques to Photograph Fire and Pyrotechnics During Daytime Hours

If you’ve ever thought the difference between digital and film photography was simply a matter of media, think again. There’s just no comparing the …

The Endless Perspectives of Architectural Photographers

Modern architecture is generally characterized by simplification of form and an absence of applied decoration. Because of it, in architectural …

How to Make Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Macaroni and cheese is a classic meal, and for many people, it is a comfort food. It can be eaten for lunch or dinner, and can be reheated easily the …

Recipes

How to Become an Event Planner

Want to be part of a worldwide, $500-billion industry? [1] If you’re great with people, detail-oriented, budget-conscious and creative, you might …

How to Photograph Fireworks

Fireworks look beautiful in photographs, full of light and color. You may wonder how you can best capture fireworks in an image without issues like …

Landscape Photography