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The night sky: How to photograph stars

<b>Grab your last chance to shoot the Milky Way in landscapes, or try capturing star trails. Andrew Fusek Peters is your guide</b><p>It’s an exciting challenge …

Landscape Photography

How to Photograph Meteor Showers

In the old days, you needed a lot of film and a lot of luck to capture a photograph of a meteor streaking overhead. Today, thanks to the digital …

Lightroom Best Practices with the Legendary Tim Grey

In this B&H Event Space video, photographer Tim Grey shares expert tips for personalizing a Lightroom workflow targeted to your specific needs. This …

Time-Lapse Tips and Tools

Time-lapse videos have invaded nearly every form of media in recent years, even breaking into our social media apps with the recent development of …

Utah Hike of the Week: Mary Jane Canyon near Moab

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2017, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for …

Hiking

Maryland Lawmakers Vote To Allow Beekeepers To Shoot Black Bears That Threaten Hives

It's a cliché that happens to be true: Bears love honey. And in Maryland, lawmakers have passed a bill making it legal to shoot a black bear if it threatens a beekeeper's hive.<p>In February, state Del. Mike McKay testified before the Environment and Transportation Committee on behalf of the bill. He …

Europe is Taking Major Steps to Save Bees (and People) From Pesticides – What About the U.S.?

Houston, we have a problem. Toxic pesticides have infiltrated our air, soil, waterways, and food, and the future will be dire if we don’t immediately …

Autism Spectrum

Europe poised for total ban on bee-harming pesticides

<b>Exclusive:</b> Draft regulations seen by the Guardian reveal the European commission wants to prohibit the insecticides that cause ‘acute risks to bees’<p>The world’s most widely used insecticides would be banned from all fields across Europe under draft regulations from the European commission, seen by …

Regulation

How Can We Save Threatened Wild Bee Species?

One scientist thinks farmers, equipped with an app, can help<p>There are more than 4,000 wild bee species native to North America and Hawaii. Of the …

Ecology

How much water does your food drink?

You're not the only one who gets thirsty<p><b>Note</b>: <i>This story, published in March, is being re-promoted as part of our #noredoctober campaign. Do the planet a solid and avoid red meat this month. We are.</i><p>When you eat, you use up every drop of water your food required to grow. And depending on your …

Northern Lights: 11 best places to see the aurora borealis | CNN Travel

The Best Iceland Itinerary

If it seems like everyone and their mom has been to Iceland these days, that’s because they have. And for good reason. From the country’s …

Cool Hotels That Can Only Be Found In Reykavik

On the rise for popular travel destinations is the pure, edgy and artistic culture of Iceland. The country has become an attraction for adventure …

Interior Design

A rare sighting of the Milky Way

Due to increased amounts of light pollution, Iceland is one of the few countries left in Europe where it can still easily be seen.<p>In the late 1800s, an Icelandic poet and entrepreneur is fabled to have tried to sell the Northern Lights to a group of businessmen from Switzerland.<p>Although Einar …

Iceland Has More American Tourists Than Citizens

International tourists have flocked to the country in the past six years.<p>According to new figures, American tourists will outnumber Icelanders in …

European Travel

Iceland becoming 'Disneyland' as US tourists outnumber locals

Iceland, a country hailed for offering a secluded, otherworldly travel experience, is being turned into Disneyland, it has been suggested, as new figures show that the number of American visitors this year will surpass the country’s population.<p>The capital Reykjavik has been transformed over the …

How To Photograph The Northern Lights

By Jamie Carter<p>This article originally appeared on Travel + Leisure.<p>Pulsing green curtains and darting, twisting swirls of greens and reds...forests topped by a green mist and twitching displays over fells and mountains.<p>Seeing the Northern Lights — also known as the aurora borealis — can be a …

Streetlights Go Out in Iceland to Let the Northern Lights Shine Bright

Streetlights across much of Iceland’s capital were switched off Wednesday night so its citizens could make the most of the otherworldly glow of the …

Northern Lights

Iceland: 3 Mistakes Many Travelers Make

I can help you avoid three common, expensive pitfalls when traveling in Iceland. The first is tours, the second is transportation, and the third is the dreaded FOMO.<p>What makes Iceland so great? Martin Schulz, the German photographer featured in this article, loves Iceland because, “It puts my own …