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How to Use Split Toning in Lightroom to Accentuate Your Colors

The process of split toning dates back to the days when photography involved chemical baths.<p>In the digital darkroom, aka Lightroom, split toning is …

Tutorials

The Czech Republic’s Bohemian Paradise: as magical as it sounds

A location for Sky Atlantic’s TV series Britannia, this enchanted landscape in the north of the country is somewhere to go into Bohemian rhapsodies over<p>Sitting in contemplative silence atop an enormous sandstone rock, I hear the first whoops in the distance. My initial reaction is to wonder who …

European Travel

15 brilliant places you probably didn't know existed in London

There's so much more to London than big clocks, dildo-shaped skyscrapers, bridges and old Victorian tat. Ditch Zone 1 for a day and go explore …

England

8 Best Trekking Trips Around The World

These trekking trips are not for the faint-hearted nor for the narrow-minded. A great trail is bound to make you look at more than the map and these …

7 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Destinations You Can Visit in Real Life

You don't have to go to a galaxy far, far away.<p>While the intergalactic locations featured in “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” may feel like they come from …

Island-hopping in Western Sweden

If you want to vacation like the Swedish locals (and you do – they’ve made it an art), consider exploring Sweden’s west coast. As island-hopping goes, the Stockholm archipelago gets all the love from the travel brochures, but few places on earth can match the weatherbeaten beauty of the Bohuslän …

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

Some Handy Hidden Tricks in Lightroom

Lightroom is likely where you spend a lot of, if not the majority of your post-processing time. And so, any little shortcuts or tricks you can pick …

Tutorials

Are these the 20 best views in Britain?

Ireland

Astrophotography 101 Part 3: A Basic Guide to dSLR Wide Field Shooting

It’s finally time for some hands on experience with basic astrophotography. This article may make or break your love for the art, depending on how …

Using Radial Gradients in Photoshop to Draw Attention

So much of post-processing revolves around editing to bring more attention to your subject, whether that be a person, a waterfall, or whatever you …

25 must-see US attractions to visit in your lifetime

From ruins of ancient civilizations to Revolutionary War monuments, there are many attractions that celebrate the unique history of the US. The nation's diverse landscape offers everything from deserts and canyons to massive waterfalls in different regions.<p>Tourists come from all over the world to …

National Parks

15 of the world’s most incredible UNESCO sites – and why you should visit them

UNESCO sites celebrate and protect humanity's and Mother Nature’s greatest achievements. Travel bloggers, including The Planet D and Wandering Earl, …

Lightroom Export Settings for Instagram

If you’ve been wondering what the best Lightroom export settings for Instagram are, this video is for you. As of July 2017, Instagram has an image …

Tutorials

The world's top 10 road trips

<b>(CNN) —</b> It doesn't matter whether you're sitting amid the high whine of an old Mini Cooper or feeling the swirl of acceleration from the bucket seat of a Bentley Bentayga V12, the open road is one of life's great levelers.<p>Fresh air, great scenery and a wide open road are the Holy Trinity of freedom …

CNN

Europe's Rising Stars: Three Cities to Visit Now

A seven-day itinerary tracks the locals in Budapest, Zagreb, and Sarajevo.<p>Venture from the well-worn Prague and Vienna circuit to explore lands where prices are cheaper and flea markets plentiful. This insider-inspired European itinerary starts in Budapest to soak alongside locals at thermal baths, …

European Travel

10 of the best things to do in Pisa

A €30m redevelopment has funded the revamp of many of this walkable Italian city’s main attractions – including its tower – and there are great bars, restaurants and hotels to relax in after the sightseeing<p>Leaning tower and Campo dei Miracoli<p>The leaning tower, duomo and baptistery are must-sees. It …

Italy

Free Things to Do in Venice

It’s easy to get swept up in the romance of Venice: being serenaded as you ply the canals on a gondola; sipping spritzes at an open-air café in Piazza San Marco; succumbing to a Murano glass sales pitch—all of which can break the bank in an afternoon. With a little forethought, however, it’s …

Italy

10 Places That Deserve More Travelers

Willing to take a bit of risk and go the extra mile? Then turn your attention here.<p>With tragedy and violence dominating the news, the world may seem like a more dangerous place than ever. But media narratives can be deceiving.<p>In many ways, the world is a safer place than ever to explore today–with …

Travel Photography

33 amazing places to visit in Italy

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's the land of "La Dolce Vita," and there are few places as sweet as Italy .<p>Its diverse landscape, artistic treasures and fabulous food make Italy a feast for the soul, offering something for everyone, like a spoonful of good minestrone soup.<p>There are the mountains and lakes of the Alps …

Italy

Tourists eye Cambodia's new world heritage site

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Tourists flocked to Cambodia's newest world heritage site on the weekend, the 16th and 17th century forest temple of Sambor Prei Kuk after it was recently added to the U.N. cultural organization's heritage list.<p>With its inspiring and tumultuous history, Cambodia attracts …

10 Best Backpacking Trips in U.S. Parks

This year the National Park Service (NPS) celebrates its 100th birthday. Over the past century, the agency has protected and managed a system that has grown to now include 59 parks in 27 states and ranges from famed summer-vacation destination icons like Yellowstone and Yosemite to the remote 8.4 …

National Parks
England

Your favourite UK coastal walks: readers’ travel tips

From the west’s granite cliffs and stunning beaches to the calmer shores and vast estuaries of the east, the UK must be one of the world’s best locations for long or short hikes by the sea<p>Winning tip: <b>Llwyngwril</b> to <b>Barmouth train walk, Gwynedd</b><p>The scenery is fantastic as you travel by train through …

Learn How to Sharpen Your Photos Using Lightroom to Achieve Great Image Results (VIDEO)

It’s always important to refresh the basics of photo editing especially when it comes to a comprehensive and often confusing piece of imaging …

Tutorials

10 Best Multi-Day Hikes in the National Parks

U.S. national parks are packed with overnight treks that offer epic views and impressive climbs. These ten are the best of the best.

Hiking

Visiting Ho Chi Minh City? Insiders share tips

<b>(CNN) —</b> Visiting Vietnam's fastest-developing rising star proves that life doesn't have to be dull, ever. In recent years, Vietnam has become a pulsating, spirited destination . The nation's largest city, Ho Chi Minh City (population estimated at 9 million including surrounding areas) may be the …

Vietnam

Quick Tip: Refining Local Adjustments in Lightroom

Making local adjustments in Lightroom can be a great way to bring attention to a specific part of your image, but they lack an opacity slider to …

Strong and stable: The world's 7 most inspiring rocks

Shaped by natural forces over the millennia, these extraordinary rocks touch our souls and gently remind us of our place in the world<p>1: Delicate …

Astrophotography: How to Shoot Long Exposures at Night

In this video, Mango Street will go over some tips to shooting a starry night sky. Post your long exposures to Instagram with #MangoStreetNight.<p><b>THE</b> …