Robert Torres

13,955 Added | 12 Magazines | 59 Likes | 1 Following | 353 Followers | @rlt042 | Robert Torres   - Photography is my passion. Biography :Love to travel...love photography, to capture a moment in time. To capture beauty, what is unique,memorable,what is different,what is an abstraction in nature. I like the fact that I can share the world as I see it and enjoy seeing the vision of other photographers. If I can get someone to say 'WOW' or 'What the hell is that!', I've done my job. Thank you for visiting. Please visit often. All images are Copyrighted- All rights reserved . To see more of my work,please visit my site at www.500px.com/rlt042

The 'most beautiful road in the world' and more spectacular reasons to explore the Douro river in your lifetime

There is a view from the monastery of Serra do Pilar that Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, may have enjoyed on the eve of his assault on Porto, during the Peninsular War.<p>Gazing across the Douro river from Vila Nova de Gaia, he would have surveyed the medieval row of merchants’ houses …

The Musical Forest Near Mount Fuji

Adding to my Playlists!<p>One of my favorite new Spotify Playlists is Feelin’ Burny Afterny. It’s a very stupid name, I agree. But I put together the …

7 hidden Instagram editing tips and tricks

Up your IG game.<p>You can do much more than simply slap a filter on a photo and post it to Instagram. Here are seven ways to improve the look of your photos with Instagram's filters and editing tools.<p>1. Tap to compare filter to original<p>Better or worse? Think eye tests where Doc keeps flipping lenses …

Mobile Photography

The Little-known Type of Airline Ticket That Can Take You Around the World on a Budget (Video)

There’s a little-known type of airline ticket that could help travelers on a budget circumnavigate the globe.<p>A round-the-world ticket — sometimes …

American Airlines

The Restaurant Trick That Most Home Cooks Are Afraid to Try

This week, our team encountered an old school trick that is commonly practiced in professional kitchens, but makes a lot of home cooks cringe. In a …

New York Times

The Best National Park in Every U.S. State, Mapped

In case you didn't know already, this year, America's National Park Service is 100 years old — and to celebrate, we're disclosing a few of the …

National Parks

Best Android apps 2017: This is what you should download to your new phone or tablet

Laws About Taking Photos in Ireland

What is the legal situation regarding the taking of photos in Ireland - is it a free-for-all, or are there strict rules to be adhered to? If you are …

After (Business) Hours: Eat Your Way Through Singapore's Hawker Centers

A major center of commerce, Singapore draws no shortage of business travelers seeking authentic experiences during their downtime. In addition to …

The First National Park Site to Require Reservations Year-Round

We may not have reservations about visiting national parks, but sometimes we need them to visit. Starting next month, one national park site will …

Top Destinations in Greece Where Greeks Go

Greece has thousands of islands, yet most travelers tend to focus on the same 10 or so. Although popular islands like Santorini and Mykonos are both …

The Ultimate Florida Keys Road Trip

Embrace the laid-back Keys life on a classic drive down the Florida Keys Overseas Highway (U.S. 1). The roughly 100-mile (one-way) route island-hops along the southern rim of the Everglades and Florida Bay from Key Largo south to Key West. Featured stops celebrate all things Keys: fresh-caught …

Nigel Slater’s short ribs recipes

It’s wet and cold, and the wind is rattling down the chimneys. I need meat on the bone. Flesh to usher towards tenderness in stock and aromatics or maybe something to roast slowly and sweetly.<p>I wrap up and head out to the butchers, where there is oxtail and pork belly on the counter and a fine …

BBQ

California driving: Top 10 wineries to visit on your road trip

California winelands are made for road trips, hit the scenic Central Coast from Monterey to Santa Barbara for an unforgettable wine adventure...<p><i>This</i> …

29 places in San Francisco to take your out-of-town relatives - Curbed SF

<i>Editor’s note: This map originally appeared in November 2016, and now we've updated and expanded it for the new holiday season.</i><p>The holiday weekend is here folks. Passover begins tonight. Easter Sunday is, well, Sunday. And spring break has already swung into action. For many this means distant …

San Francisco

Bumped From an Overbooked Flight? Here's Exactly What You're Owed

We've officially entered the busiest travel season of the year, and flight delays, cancellations, and overbookings are unfortunate inevitabilities. …

Flying

17 Best Places for Landscape Photography in Iceland

Home » Tutorials » Landscape » <b>17 Best Places for Landscape Photography in I...</b><p>Nicknamed the land of fire and ice, Iceland is wealthy with geological …

New Instagram Tool That Suggests What Hashtags to Use Based on Your Photo

Whether you like it or not, Instagram has become a big part of our life. And not just for seeing what our friends are up to, but also networking and …

Review of OrionH V2: The Photoshop Panel for Capturing the Night

Editing Milky Way, star trail, and deep-sky astrophotography images can be a daunting task. With dozens of layers and adjustments, we can feel …

Tutorials

This Couple's Romantic Save-the-Date Photos in Hawaii Will Make You Want to Go ASAP

Rather than your typical romantic save-the-date photos on the beach, Taylor and Ryan wanted something a little more offbeat. The couple chose to have an adventurous engagement session in the Hawaiian jungles instead and showed another side of the beautiful islands. They walked through lush …

How to save big on Hawaii Island

On Hawaii Island, you can have a first-class trip at coach prices. I've been traveling here for years, and I learned to visit and have fun without spending a small fortune.<p>Here are some of the ways on Hawaii Island. (To see how to on Maui and Oahu, click through on those links.)<p>Visit the …

Taste the Flavors of Andalusia on a Spain Road Trip

Unwind by the sea with a plate of <i>coquinas</i>, one of Andalusia’s regional specialties. (Photo: Alamy)<p>Taste the flavors of Southern Spain as you wind …

Barcelona

3 Marinades That Will Make You a BBQ Hero

Looking for super flavorful meat and fish with minimal effort? The secret is a good marinade, and these three tried-and-true ones are an excellent …

Cooking

Learn How To Make Chicken Wings 7 Different Ways

One for every day of the week!<p><i>INGREDIENTS</i><p>* 2 pounds chicken wings<p>* 1 teaspoon salt<p>* 1 teaspoon black pepper<p>* 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning<p>* 1 teaspoon ground cumin<p>* ⅓ cup grated parmesan cheese<p>* 4 garlic cloves, finely minced<p>* ¼ cup tablespoons olive oil<p>* ¼ cup parsley, chopped<p><i>PREPARATION</i><p>1. …

Chili Powder

Do You Have a $4,000 Travel Photo Sitting on Your Hard Drive?

Have you ever wondered what your travel photos are worth? Most people take travel photos for themselves to remember the experience or share on social …

Photography

UNESCO World Heritage Sites to Visit This Summer Photos

The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization maintains the World Heritage List—an index of sites worldwide that boast universal values and meet one of ten criteria. Some sites “represent a masterpiece of human genius,” some testify to lost civilizations, while others …

Flank Steak Tacos with Cilantro Lime Yogurt Sauce

Alright people, listen to this craziness. So my mom is starting a business called Perfect Pregnancy ( I could take ten pages to describe what it is, …

BBQ

4 ways to escape the crowds of Estes Park, even during the busiest summer months

The summer I worked at the Copper Penny souvenir shop in Estes Park, the top-selling T-shirt was fringed, teal and emblazoned with hot-pink …

National Parks

Discover This Island's Hidden Treasures in a Stunning Time-Lapse

Exif is a clever tool that stops people from stealing your photos

(No, not that EXIF)<p>Image piracy has always been a major problem on the web. But a smart new tool called Exif — no, not <i>that</i> EXIF, which stands for Exchangeable Image File and refers to the data that gets embedded into an image — aims to solve it by borrowing the sharing behavior popularized by video …

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