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Landscape: Image Sizing

Image courtesy of Sprout Social Landscape<p>If a picture paints a 1000 words, then images are crucial for success. No wonder, according to Social Media …

The Indian Pacific from Sydney to Perth: a trip to Australia through the middle of nowhere

Food and wine masterclasses, sky going on forever and the feeling of space you only get in the outback … this is a train journey you will never forget<p>You don’t take the 4,352 kilometre Indian Pacific Railway journey to get from Sydney to Perth (or vice versa). It’s a train you take to discover …

Australia

9 of the best things to do in Iceland

1: Take a dip in a thermal pool<p>Icelandic folk have been bathing outdoors in thermal pools since Viking times. It would be remiss of you not to join …

European Travel

How life in the wild becomes stunning landscape photography

Thunderclouds in Garnet Lake—Yosemite National Park. Photo by Peter Essick from the series “Ansel Adams Wilderness”How do you capture in one frame, …

National Parks

Take Better Photos in the Mountains – Part 1

Like many “pros” out there, I’m a self-taught photographer—after all photography itself is not that complicated. Over the years I’ve become a lot more efficient at capturing the outdoors, but my style has never changed. Everyone has their own style, and that’s not something that should be force …

Landscape Photography

How To Pack For An RTW Trip (And The 11 Things I'll Never Leave Behind Again)

Photo credit: Anthony Spino<p>I am not a packing expert. I don't own zip-off convertible pants or Tevas or carry my own towel when I travel.<p>I backpacked through Europe in college and will never again hoist a heavy pack onto my delicate trunk. Which is why, HOW THE HELL DID YOU PACK?? is the question …

Creating a Black and White Image That Doesn't Feel Lazy

Model: Bec Fordyce<p>Creating a black and white image that isn’t lazy requires you to do a lot more to it than just hit the “convert to black and white” …

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National Geographic Travel

Zyntony's flexible, wearable Ra light keeps heads and hands free

Even the best flashlights aren't as effective when your hands are busy with other tasks. Headlamps provide convenience and freedom, although …

Wearable Tech

The solution for the melting polar ice caps may be hiding in the rainforest

Reducing carbon emissions is truly important to mitigating climate change. But in the meantime, it’s faster and cheaper to save and regrow tropical trees<p>There was already dramatic evidence that our planet is undeniably warming before 30 December 2015, when the world heard that the ice at the North …

Forestry

You've never seen anything like this new green energy innovation

What's the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word, "windmill"?<p>Do you think of some Hansel and Gretel-type structure on a farm in the …

How to take amazing travel photos: 8 tips from a pro

I have many self-improvement goals, including “learn how to host an excellent dinner party” and “master intermediate plumbing.” I consider myself an advanced beginner, having repaired many running toilets and clogged drains.<p>Also on my list was the goal to improve my photography skills. But it …

Rhode Island

This pocket-sized camera can see the length of a football field in the dark

The Scout TK is the newest consumer product from thermal imaging company Flir<p>In 2015, long time thermal imaging company Flir introduced a smartphone accessory called the Flir One that gave users a superpower: it let them see in the dark. Today at CES, all the work that went into miniaturizing that …

Drones

Netgear transforms your power plug into a fast WiFi hotspot

2016 is here, and the flying cars and hoverboards are disappointing, to say the least. Worse yet, we still can't get a decent internet connection in our man cave, but Netgear is at least trying to solve that problem with a string of new devices for CES 2016. The most interesting is the PowerLine …

Understanding File Resolution and Why It Doesn't Matter When Showing Your Photos On-Screen

It is a common misconception, and it has been addressed before on photography groups, forums and news sites many times. However, for the new year …

Tutorials

Black & White Photography Techniques

Black and white photography is a rewarding and challenging field of artistic photography. Even people who don’t care about photography can find …

Landscape Photography

Duet turns your iPad into a monitor running iOS and Mac apps together

Just Duet<p>Duet Display, the $9.99 app that turns a tethered iPad or iPhone into an extra display for your Mac or Windows PC, is now more capable than ever thanks to performance improvements and new split-screen multitasking support. Available to download now from the Apple App store, version 1.2 …

Apps

National Geographic Travel

13 Tips to Perfect Your Landscape Photography

“Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer—and often the supreme disappointment.” – Ansel AdamsIn my opinion, landscape …

Landscape Photography

12 Gifts To Inspire The Next Generation Of Coders

Are you buying a gift for a budding coder or hardware hacker? Kids today are truly spoilt on this front, with a very wide range of specialized kit that offers to teach tech smarts in a fun and engaging way. We’ve pulled together some of the best children’s gifts in this category right now, starting …

Holiday Gift Ideas

5 More Shots Every Photographer Must Know How to Create

How varied is your photography repertoire? How diverse is your skill set? Mastering a particular kind of shot is important — essential, even. But …

AS-3 Backpack - OutThere™ USA

Specifications<p><b>Pack Weight</b> – Red: 46oz., 1.3kg., Green: 50oz, 1.4kg.• <b><br>Pack Volume</b> – 30/10 liter internal and external storage capacity 1,830 to 2,440cu. …

Backpacking

The Original Refrigerated Protein Bar

From families to yogis, we believe in providing everyone a delicious dose of fresh, whole food nutrition.

zutalabs

The 11 most significant battles of the Second World War

They took place across the globe; some lasting days, others months or even years. But which of the Second World War battles are the most significant? …

nanoSTRIKER XL™

Hot Striker<p>Posted by Hank M. on 7th Jun 2016<p>Nice compact steel and ferrous rod. Throws a mass of sparks and very capable of starting a fire with lint …

Lifestraw Introduces New Water Filter Designed For Hikers and Backpackers

Lifestraw is a company that is known for making inexpensive – yet highly effective – water filtration systems for use in places where contaminated …

Camping

Hiking in South America: readers’ tips

With snowy peaks casting shadows on tropical landscapes, hidden ruins of ancient civilisations and deserts punctuated with immense volcanoes, South America isn’t short of dramatic hikes<p><b>Winning tip: Cerro Castillo, Chile</b><p>An excellent four-day hike (a one-day hike from Cerro Castillo village to …

South America