Sam Malek

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40 Unforgettable Experiences to Have in Vietnam

<i>Cruising around Halong Bay</i><p>From must-do activities like cruising around Halong Bay or crawling through the Cu Chi Tunnels to brag-worthy feats like drinking snake wine or scuba diving in the South China Sea, here are 40 unforgettable experiences to have in Vietnam. See how many you can check off on …

7 Cities Where You'd be Lucky to Have a Layover

It’s safe to say that we’ve all bought a flight with a multi-hour layover in an effort to save some cash before. And while overpriced food and tacky …

360 Photography 101: How To Get Started

In the first installment of this 3-part 360 photography tutorial series, you will learn all the essential tips, tricks, and information you need to …

Mobile Photography

Getting out of Auto: Understanding the metering modes on your camera

Metering modes allow a camera to determine how much light there is in any given scene, and how much there should be. However, the way the modes …

4 Lighting Principles I Wish I’d Known When I Started Photography

When I first started photography, I struggled a lot with lighting. In the beginning, we’re often told to shoot our subjects in open shade, but if you …

21 pictures that will make you want to visit Thailand

It's perfect for the traveler who wants to experience the outdoors, history, and religion all in one trip.<p>From stunning islands in the south to remote elephant sanctuaries in the north, here are 21 photos that will inspire you to book a trip to Thailand.

Thailand: Once You Go North, You May Never Go South

Ask anyone where the most beautiful beaches in the world are located and you are sure to hear Thailand mentioned at least once. With no shortage of …

Bangkok city guide: what to do plus the best hotels, restaurants and bars

Floods, protests, power struggles, a military takeover – Krungthep, known to the rest of the world as Bangkok, has endured more than its share of hardships recently. The loss of the country’s beloved King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who remained remarkably popular throughout his 70-year reign, hit …

Thailand

How to Blend 3 Bracketed Exposures for Greater Dynamic Range

Want to learn how to blend 3 bracketed exposures of the same scene to create a single photo with greater dynamic range? Here’s a great 17-minute …

10 Ways to Make the Most of Your New Camera

<i>Photographs are an important part of the travel experience and, with so many budding photographers in this community, I wanted to create a</i> …

A Monochromatic Renovation for a 19th-Century Montreal Home

Once a residence for the stable hands responsible for the horses and carriages of a grander home in Montreal, this structure now serves as a modern, minimal family home.<p>After plans to completely redesign the edifice and interior of this this late-19th-century building were thwarted by city …

Architecture

Why the story of body-swapping teenagers has gripped Japan

<b>A Japanese film has made history by becoming the first animation not made by the legendary Studio Ghibli to rake in more than 10bn yen (£76m; $98m) in a month. But what exactly is it that has been drawing in the crowds?</b><p>1. It is a body-swapping fantasy<p>Your Name, also known as Kimi no Na wa in …

“All Aboard the Cat Bus” to Celebrate 15 Years of the Ghibli Museum in Tokyo! – Japan Info

As you may already know, Studio Ghibli is a Japanese animation film studio that is globally famous for its anime feature films. The films made by …

‘See Better Shoot Better’: Seeing the World Differently as a Photographer

If you can carve 20 minutes out of your day, check out this fantastic lecture that was recently given by award-winning photojournalist Michael …

These Dreamlike Photo Manipulations Were Created Using Only an iPhone

By day, Robert Jahns is a digital artist and art director based in Germany. By night, he’s known as nois7 on Instagram and runs a popular account …

55 Bean Recipes You'll Be Making All Year Long

What's for dinner tonight? These 55 great recipes for beans.<p>Beans are healthy, delicious, and cheap. Maybe THAT'S why they're called the magical fruit… Well, anyway, here's a heck of a lot of canned and dried bean recipes!

Cooking

Top 10 Photography eBooks

1<p>Trick Photography eBook and Video Course<p>It comes with <i>295 pages of instruction</i>, <i>9 hours of how-to video tutorials</i>, and contains over <i>300 creative</i> …

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