Kris Szewczyk

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10 Photography Tips for Mastering Your Camera Phone

If you’re always taking blurry and underexposed pics with your mobile device, try using some of the tips below to turn your phone into a valuable …

Photography Tips

16 Jaw-Dropping Photos to Celebrate the First Birthday of VSCO X

It's been one year since legendary photo editing app VSCO launched its subscription-based service, VSCO X — and boy, what a phenomenal year it's …

Mobile Photography

5 California Road Trips That'll Make You Fall in Love With the Golden State

Like many born-and-bred Californians, I would choose Joan Didion as my fantasy dinner guest and I feel more at home in my car than pretty much …

This man did a 22,000 mile road trip of North America — these are the 25 spots he says you can't miss

Mose at the Movies: 'Game Night'

• Discovery<br>• TSN<br>• CTV<br>• CTV National News<br>• CP24<br>• BNN<br>• RDS<br>• Bravo<br>• Discovery<br>• E!<br>• MTV<br>• Much<br>• TMN

10 Ways to Add Creativity to Your Photos

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.Every so often, we as photographers …

Photography

The 100 Most Amazing Space Photos of 2017

Milky Way Arcs Above Death Valley<p>Credit: Miguel Claro<p>From eclipses to comets and auroras, there were plenty of amazing celestial sights for …

The 18 One-Skillet Dinner Recipes Our Readers Love

When time is tight and energy levels are low, but you've got a bunch of hungry mouths to feed at the end of a long day, skillet dinners are one of …

How to Squeeze the Absolute Most Out of $5 at Wendy's, Chipotle, and More

Fast food: It's supposed to be cheap. But somewhere along the line, prices went up and dollar menus became "Value Menus." A single bill used to …

Learn the Basics of Music Theory With This Interactive Tutorial

As a fan of music, I’d love to learn how to make a song. Devoting time to learning music theory, however, isn’t exactly on my list of priorities. …

Pilot Takes Amazing Photos From His Cockpit, And They Will Take Your Breath Away

Being a pilot, you get to see a bunch of beautiful sights from above. Being a pilot for a South American airline, you also get to witness the …

South America

Take better smartphone photos with these simple tips and tricks

Lights, smartphone camera, action<p>By now we're all familiar with the basics of smartphone photography: You pull out your phone and push a button. But if you really plan to preserve those memories for posterity, then you'll want your phone snaps to look their best. So up your phone photo game with …

Mobile Photography

I Learned to Take Better Photos By Digging Into My Camera's Exposure Settings

I shoved my phone in my husband’s face to show him a picture I’d taken of the New York skyline. “It’s good, right?” I asked, way too proud of myself …

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

Crucial Tips for Improved Sunrise and Sunset Photos

I love a good sunset. Especially one at the beach.Who doesn't?!It's hard to beat that incredible Golden Hour lighting, the feeling of the sand …

Landscape Photography

7 tricks and tips to let you get the most out of your smartphone photography

I use my phone’s camera far more than I would have ever expected a few years ago. Sure, they never really compete with large sensor cameras and …

Mobile Photography

Jarob Ortiz, the Next ‘Ansel Adams’ of the National Park Service

In December 2015, the Internet was abuzz with a National Park Service (NPS) job listing that was considered the search for “the next Ansel Adams”: a …

100 Must-Read Books About Spaaaaaaaaaace

It’s funny (wonderful?) that the books we so often associate with our future–books about space–are full of the same themes our very oldest stories …

Books

Announcing the winners of USA Landscape Photographer of the Year 2016

USA Landscape Photographer of the Year 2016 Winners<p><i>Sunrise light illuminates Mount Rainier as it rises above low clouds, seen from high above Tipsoo</i> …

The 30 Best Science Fiction Books in the Universe

When it comes to quality science fiction, there’s a lot to choose from. With competing classics from subgenres like cyberpunk and post-apocalyptic …

Could this meta-meta-flight search help you find the cheapest airfare?

There are a number of search engines out there designed to help travellers find the cheapest airfares available, but a new “meta-meta-flight search” says it scans a number of flight comparison engines to find the best of the best.<p>CheapFlightsFinder has created a new online dashboard that compares …

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to iPhone/Smartphone Photography

Dear friend,<p>This guide is intended for you if you currently own a smartphone (iPhone, Android, etc) and want to learn how to take better …

Mobile Photography

Risking it all? How we perfected the dangerous art of storm photography

Clash of the Storms by Camelia Czuchnicki (UK)<p>Sprite Lightning by Ben Cherry (UK)<p>Storms Cumbria by Paul Kingston (UK)<p>Polar Stratospheric Clouds by Alan Tough (UK)<p>UFO over the Caucasus by Dmitry Demin (Russia)<p>Hail shower over Jodrell Bank by Mark Boardman<p>Mamazing by Mat Robinson (UK)<p>Tornado on Show …

Want to Take Better Landscape Photos? Be Sure They Have These Four Elements

We all want to take stellar photos, but sometimes, the results we get just aren’t all that great. Perhaps your technique was a bit off, or your …

Landscape Photography

Scientists scrambling to track Arctic sea ice after key satellite sensor dies

The Arctic is warming faster than any other region on the planet, driving sea ice to record lows and threatening iconic species from polar bears to …

Mother of 'Affluenza' Teen Ethan Couch Won't Fight Extradition to Texas

The mother of Ethan Couch, the 18-year-old fugitive whose lawyers used "affluenza" as a defense to get him probation for a fatal DUI wreck, won't fight extradition home to Texas, where she faces a charge of hindering apprehension, her lawyer said.<p>Tonya Couch is set for a Jan. 14 court date in …

Crime

Mice, food and science to arrive at Space Station on Monday

An uncrewed Japanese spacecraft set to deliver thousands of pounds of supplies to the International Space Station on Monday has some very interesting …

What is the Universe expanding into?

<i>The universe is constantly expanding but what is it expanding into? What's on the other side?</i><p>The Universe, as far as we know, is all there is. …

Mark Zuckerberg wants everyone to read this sci-fi novel, which is also a favorite of Elon Musk's

Zuckerberg's book club, A Year of Books, has focused on big ideas that influence society and business. For his 13th pick, he's gone with "The Player of Games" by the late Iain M. Banks.<p>It's a sci-fi novel that's part of Banks' "Culture" series, which takes place in a futuristic utopian society …

Mark Zuckerberg