Tam Dunn

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These 30 Awesome Photography Links Will Inspire You to Shoot!

We have had another terrific week in the wide world of photography with many artists and writers creating great content that is shared online. This …

Here are 6 Easy Ways to Find the Cheapest Flights Using Google

If you’re not already familiar with Google Flights, let us introduce you to one of the quickest and most efficient travel search engines out there. …

How and Why to Use Back Button Focus

Here’s an 8-minute video lesson by photographer Mike Hagen of Nikonians and Visual Adventures on how and why to start using back button focus on your …

Tutorials

The South's Top 50 Barbecue Joints 2016

Since signing on as the <i>Southern Living</i> Contributing Barbecue Editor back in 2014, I’ve been traveling the South in search of the best barbecue that …

48 Hours in Memphis

Have a grand time in the Home of the Blues.<p>It may be the historic birthplace of blues, barbecue, and rock ‘n’ roll, but Memphis feels anything but …

16 Adventures in Texas' Hidden Hill Country

Here’s our guide to off-the-beaten-path adventures found deep in the heart of Texas.

Ultimate Guide To Paris's Trendy Canal Saint-Martin

Located in northeastern Paris, the Canal Saint-Martin is a picturesque district with a 19th-century waterway and iron footbridges. In recent years, the area has transformed from a hidden treasure to a trendy hot spot filled with some of the city's best restaurants and shops. From an eatery with the …

2 Easy Ways to Capture Brilliant Starbursts in Your Photographs

Have you ever wondered how photographers are able to depict lights with a star effect along piers, boardwalks or a sunrise with trailing rays peering …

Landscape Photography

Moving Beyond Auto Mode: Which Exposure Mode Should You Choose?

A newcomer to photography is often daunted by the different exposure modes a camera may offer. In fact, there are only four, real exposure modes and …

Apple to replace Aperture and iPhoto with Photos for OS X early next year

Apple has told 9to5Mac that that the company will be ceasing development of Aperture and iPhoto, offering Photos for OS X as a replacement, which was first shown at WWDC.<p>With the introduction of the new Photos app and iCloud Photo Library, enabling you to safely store all of your photos in iCloud …

Back to Basics: Sharpening Best Practices for Photoshop and Camera RAW

One of the parameters first time photographers frequently go nuts with in post (to their detriment) is sharpening. So whether you’re editing in …

Running in the City of Light

Paris is a city known for many things—its architecture, its <i>fromage</i>, its lovers—but exercise is decidedly not one of them. Exerting oneself publicly in sweaty, non-chic clothing is considered <i>tres vulgaire</i> and violates one of the underlying maxims of Parisian life: don’t, under any circumstance, look …

France

10 Best Views in Paris

Ascending the Eiffel Tower for its breathtaking views is one of Paris's undisputed thrills--just ask the 7 million visitors who do it each year. Though a sweeping view of Paris from one of the city's emblematic sites--the Arc de Triomphe, Sacré Coeur, the towers of Notre Dame--is a must for a vast …

Exposure Basics: How to Choose ISO, Aperture, and Shutter Speed Settings

If you’re trying to break free from the auto settings on your camera and make an entry into the world of manual, it’s necessary to understand ISO, …

5 Tips for Capturing the Magical Beauty of Waterfalls

Waterfalls are one of our planet’s most amazing natural features. Whether you’re witnessing the sheer power and enormity of waterfalls such as Jim …

Back to Basics: Flash Photography Tips for Beginners

Sprinkled in-between the more advanced lighting, photography and post-processing tutorials that we feature on the site, we’ve been trying to add in …

The 18 Most Underrated Cities In The U.S.

By Helen Anne Travis<p>Here at Global Yodel, we get to discover a new spot on the map every day. Our Yodelers take us from the islands of Russia to the beaches of Chile, introducing us to the people and places that make their hometowns unique.<p>Along the way we've discovered some incredible places that …

Photographing Fireworks is Easy With These 6 Steps (Along With 10 Brilliant Examples)

Fireworks displays are quite a spectacle. Have you ever met anyone not captivated by them? Everybody loves fireworks. It’s just a simple fact of life …

Do You Know These 10 Selection Tools in Adobe Photoshop?

When it comes to localized image editing, Photoshop is probably a photographer’s best choice among different post-processing software. The beauty and …

Can I Use My iPhone Abroad?

<i>A:</i><p>The answer is yes, you can use your other half—your iPhone—abroad. But here are a few tips for making sure you have money for something other than international roaming.<p>First, call your carrier and inquire about their particular packages for out-of-country travel. For instance, AT&T will charge …

Apps

The Best BBQ Joints in Memphis

In the U.S., Southern barbecue was originally cooked in earthen pits, mostly by African-American men, who stoked fires with hickory logs, swabbed whole hogs with vinegar, and tended them in a swirl of smoke for long hours.<p>As 20th-century jobs shifted from farms to factories, those pit masters moved …

Five Roads Less Traveled In The USA

Everyone knows a road trip is the classic way to see the grand ol' USA. But what if you've already cruised the Pacific Coast Highway, rolled along the Blue Ridge Parkway and gotten your kicks on Route 66? Take a spin on any (or all) of these scenic drives, which rightfully should be much more …

What Not to Do in Paris

Feeling like you're being judged by locals every time you visit Paris? You're probably right. But know this: Every time a Parisian shoots you a dirty look for talking too loudly or wearing shorts to dinner, they are doing you -- and everyone else who loves Paris -- a favor. Of the three …

Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Polarizing Filters

A short while ago, I addressed the ins and outs of selecting and using a neutral density filter; to follow up on the basic theme of cool things you …

Synchronize Camera Raw Settings in Photoshop

Richard Harrington is the CEO of ThinkTAP and the Publisher of Photofocus.He is also the founder of RHED Pixel, a visual communications company based …

A guide to the eateries of France

There's a vast number of eateries in France. Most have defined roles, though some definitions are becoming a bit blurred. Here's a quick guide:<p>Auberge<p>An <i>auberge</i> (inn), which may also appear as an <i>auberge de campagne</i> or <i>auberge du terroir</i> (country inn), is usually attached to a rural B&B or small hotel …

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

20 Ways to Save in Paris This Summer

Worried about what your upcoming trip to Paris might do to your wallet? Fear not! The City of Light might be Europe's most visited, but it doesn't need to be its most expensive.<p>Here are 20 tips for saving on every aspect of your trip, from getting in from the airport to sleeping, shopping and …

What's a good itinerary for an adventurous family in the Grand Canyon?

<i>A:</i><p>The Grand Canyon is a great spot for spring break for the whole family, especially when everyone is up for a challenge. And from the sound of it, your clan is ready for adventure. The vastness of the Grand Canyon is the perfect spot. From river rafting to rim hiking, you'll find plenty of …