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Outdoor Photography How To | Shutterbug

Ian Plant | Jul 16, 2018 | 0 comments<p>I've always loved the natural world and was hiking, backpacking, and adventuring outdoors long before I first …

Landscape Photography

25 Secret European Villages

The charm of Ticino, the Italian-speaking canton of southern Switzerland, is the not-quite-here, not-quite-there, lost-in-time feel of the place. To …

European Travel

Here’s a Cool Trick That Lets You Take Amazing Night Photos Without a Tripod (VIDEO)

If you’ve ever tried to take to take a photo at night without a tripod you know the results can be very blurry or very noisy or, in most cases, both. …

Photography Tutorials

5 reasons to visit Pula, Croatia

1: The best-preserved Roman ruins outside of Italy<p>Pula was an important provincial centre during the later period of the Roman empire and its legacy …

Join the tribe: 7 extraordinary adventures in Papua New Guinea

1: Take on the Kokoda Track<p>Tackle one of the most notorious trails in the world on this exhilarating trek along the Kokoda Track with Intrepid.<p>The …

How Much Protein Do You Need to Be Healthy?

Smoothies, shakes, supplements: There's no shortage of products that come with promises to boost your protein intake. But do you really need that …

Coast to coast: 8 unforgettable journeys through Canada

After dozens of visits to Canada, nothing has stayed with me as vividly as my time in Churchill, looking for polar bears around Hudson Bay. But while …

The world's 8 most underrated cities and why you should visit them

1: Porto, Portugal<p>Emma Higgins – Gotta Keep Movin’<p>Often outshined by nearby Lisbon, Porto can be thought of as the Portuguese capital’s scruffier …

Five things I wish I’d known before road-tripping the west coast of New Zealand's South Island

1: Take the odd scenic detour<p>Between sporty Queenstown and the pretty lakeside escape of Wanaka, Route 6 – the road that runs the length of the South …

Hiking

10 Tips to Take Your Landscape Photos to the Next Level

My name is Albert Dros, and I’m a professional landscape photographer from the Netherlands. This article is both for beginners and advanced landscape …

Landscape Photography

Learn How to Become the Entrepreneur You Always Wanted to Be

Business Ideas For Starting Your Own Business<p>Here are the steps to take to start a business<p>Updated June 12, 2018<p>If this is the year that you finally …

Small Business

8 Magnificent American Castles for an Enchanting USA trip

Living in luxury at every vacation stop is a travel lover’s dream, but some destinations can truly make you feel like royalty. Exploring grand …

How to Immediately Change Your Life For The Better

Ready for a change? Here's how you can make it happen.<p>There's an old joke where a man says, "I really want to go to medical school, but it takes at least seven years--and I'll be 50 in seven years!" A wise friend replies, "And how old will you <b>be in seven years if you don't go?"</b><p>If you're not where …

personaldevelopment

6 Unique American State Parks To Hike This Spring

The New Years celebration has come and gone leaving behind resolutions you are striving to achieve. On that note, many choose is to get up and be …

Basic Essentials for Long Exposure Photography

If you want to give long exposure photography a try, this is the tutorial for you!Long exposures are more complex and time-consuming than normal …

15 reasons why Sydney is the greatest city in the world

There are certain cities that frequently find themselves at the business end of surveys to find "the world's best places to live". Long-running candidates for this accolade include Melbourne, Vancouver and Auckland, and increasingly in recent years, Sydney.<p>PwC placed Sydney in fifth last year, …

100 Books Amazon Thinks You Should Read Before You Die

If your New Year's resolution is to read more in 2018 but don't know where to start, Amazon editors have got you covered. They've put together a list …

Books

Here Are the First 6 Books You Should Read In 2018

And if you've already read one of these, I recommend the perfect complement.<p>If you love lists, December is a fun month to browse the internet. These lists usually take one of two forms: You're looking back on the previous year or eyeing the horizon for the year to come.<p>Some of the lists in the …

personalgrowth

This Ancient Wisdom Reveals 6 Rituals to Become Happier

People have enormous respect for ancient wisdom. They just don’t read it. Funny thing is, we’re more likely to live happier lives when we visit the …

These Are the 8 Types of Friends You Need in Your Life

Do your friends sometimes disappoint you? Ever feel like there is something missing in your relationships? You’re not alone.<p>Tom Rath and the Gallup …

Self-help

Science Says Kids Who Become Great Leaders Have Parents Who Teach Them 8 Things

Have you taught your kids to be more persuasive? You should, because that will make them more successful.<p>All the extremely successful people I know -- and all the great leaders I know -- are exceptionally good at persuading other people to follow them.<p>(Maybe that's why Mark Cuban says knowing how …

Self-improvement

Photographer Exposes The ‘Truth’ Behind Professional Portraits, And It May Surprise You

We've all seen it when flipping through Instagram; those perfect, cinematic portraits of pregnant women in enchanted forests, happy couples lounging …

Photographer melted his drone to capture lava flows. It was worth it

Photographing volcanoes can be dangerous, but it’s certainly an experience to remember. Israel-based photographer Erez Marom traveled to Hawaii to …

Landscape Photography

How to Dramatically Shape the Light of a Landscape Photo in Lightroom

Lightroom’s adjustment brushes allow you to apply local adjustments to specific areas in your photos — great for landscape photography. In this …

People Who Take Great Vacation Photos Do These 5 Things

If you've ever traveled with a group of friends, you'll know that no two vacation snaps are identical, even if they're of the same place. Some people …

Create Better Landscape Photos with These Pro Tips for Camera Settings, Framing, & Editing (VIDEO)

Serge Ramelli is a professional Paris-based landscape photographer who’s always willing to share his “secret sauce” for creating better images. In …

Framing

5 Amazing Landscape Photography Tricks in 3 Minutes from Pro Benjamin Jaworskyj (VIDEO)

Benjamin Jaworskyj is a self-taught professional adventure photographer with a teaching style all his own. In the exuberant three-minute video below …

Landscape Photography

Essentials of Composition for Landscape Photography

In this free webinar, Robert Rodriguez Jr explains the basic principles of composition for landscape photography, and share three tips to improve …

Photography Tips

Classic Fall Color

<i>Some classic compositions and techniques, plus an assortment of the right gear, will help you achieve the best results.</i> <br>1) <i>A reflection like this</i> …

Landscape Photography