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Strong, deep undersea quake shakes Fiji; no damage expected

<b>WELLINGTON, New Zealand</b> • A deep, undersea earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.2 has struck Fiji and small tsunami waves have been observed …

Natural Disasters

Top 10 Ways To Enhance Your Landscape Photos: Using Reflections in Landscape Photography

Reflections are an often sought-after element in landscape photography.<p>Our eyes are naturally drawn to watery landscapes. There’s something special …

Landscape Photography

11 Essential Landscape Photography Tips: Capturing The Beauty Around You

There are few styles of photography as popular with professionals and amateurs as landscape photography. Whether you’re attempting to capture the …

Landscape Photography

Cooler Weather Helps Firefighters Battle Blazes Across California

Cooler, calmer weather is helping firefighters get a handle on battling the largest wildfires burning across California and preventing new blazes …

Weather

20 Top Landscape Photography Tips

Inspired by the vast vistas of the West and the intimate settings of the East, photographers from across the Americas and beyond have given us …

Landscape Photography

Jump Start Your Photo Bucket List

What are the photographic dreams that you would like to fulfill? Have you ever thought of your photo bucket list of locations? Where in the world …

Hiking

More than 100 large wildfires in US as six new blazes erupt

Six large new wildfires erupted in the United States, pushing the number of major active blazes nationwide to over 100, with more expected to break out sparked by lightning strikes on bone-dry terrain, authorities said on Saturday.<p>More than 30,000 personnel, including firefighters from across the …

Wildfires

How to Build a Homemade Windmill for Alternative Energy

Build a Homemade Windmill for Alternative Energy<p>Step 1<p>Order your windmill building plans as well as the DC motor. See the Resources section for a …

Windmill

Fires across California

• Resources<br>• Yosemite fire<br>• Cleveland National Forest fire<br>• Mendocino Complex fire<br>• Redding fire<br>• Holy fire

Cleveland National Forest

First woman to summit Mount Rainier reached peak 128 years ago Friday

Fay Fuller accomplished a historic feat 128 years ago Friday, becoming the first recorded woman to summit Mount Rainier.

Washington State

By the numbers: Unprecedented devastation of California's wildfires

Wildfires have turned California into a smoke-filled, hazardous landscape as thousands of firefighters — some from as far away as Australia and New …

Wildfires

7 Common Problems in Landscape Photography

What takes a really spectacular scene and reduces it to an ordinary snapshot? These seven problems in landscape photography are easy to resolve if …

Landscape Photography

Moonrise, moonset and Mars: Photos hit the high points at Mount Rainier

MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK, Wash. — Warm weather, clear skies and a full moon brought me out in search of two of my favorite shots Thursday night: …

National Parks

Writing Isn’t Even, Like, That Hard

It Comes Down to Three Simple StepsI tend to overthink things. A lot.When I first started writing three years ago, I suffered from extreme paralysis …

Writing

The West is on fire ... again

The fire season now runs almost year-round, and 2018 is already worse than usual in California, Colorado, and Oregon.<p>Wildfires have almost become a year-round threat in some parts of the western United States. From Colorado to California, it feels like the blazes from last year never went …

Washington State

Wildfire 'tornado' in Redding, California, has destroyed 500 structures, killed 2 people, officials say

REDDING, Calif. – An out-of-control blaze in Northern California has destroyed 500 structures and has grown to more than 75 square miles, authorities said Friday night.<p>Another 5,000 structures are threatened by the fire in and around Redding, the California Department of Forestry and Fire …

Northern California

25 of the World's Most Iconic Mountains

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>Explore awe-inspiring peaks from the Himalayas to the Rocky Mountains.<p>Mountains come in all shapes, sizes, heights, and types. Some of these geological formations hold religious significance, opportunities for geological research, or places of pilgrimage for travelers and …

Travel Photography

The 7 Dishes You Have to Eat in New Zealand

Diving into the ocean to catch your own shellfish all sounds rather intrepid, but it’s just another summer day in New Zealand. On dry land, the options are just as bountiful: there are lush forests with native herbs like horopito; gardens with rainbows of organic produce, and acres of stonefruits …

New Zealand

Iceland Travel Guide

• <b>Author:</b> Lonely Planet<p><i>#1 best-selling guide to Iceland*</i> <b><br>Lonely Planet Iceland</b> is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Splash around in the Blue Lagoon’s geothermal water, catch a glimpse of the celestial Northern Lights, …

5 Tips to Capture Sensational Storm Photography

Blue skies are boring when it comes to landscape photography. Clear skies are great for a day at the beach or a nice hike in the mountains, but when …

Landscape Photography

This May Be the Most Dangerous U.S. Volcano

Science & InnovationYellowstone Live<p>Move over, Yellowstone: Geologists are far more worried about a postcard-perfect peak in the Pacific Northwest.<p>Supervolcanoes sound terrifying, but the risks they pose don’t usually match their fearsome reputations. Yellowstone in particular often makes its way …

Geology

Yosemite Valley will close due to fire. ‘Get yourself out of here,’ official says

Yosemite Valley will shut down Wednesday as fire crews try to stop the Ferguson Fire from spreading into the national park, according to fire crews.<p>A …

National Parks

Wildfires around the world: The photos that explain the flames

<b>Wildfires have been sweeping through coastal towns east of the Greek capital, Athens. Dozens of people - including families with children - have died as they tried to escape the flames.</b><p>But fires are also raging in Sweden, as far north as the Arctic Circle, and have caused huge damage in countries …

Wildfires

The 15 Best Islands in the World

The 15 Best Islands in the World<p>By on<p>These destinations, voted tops by T+L readers, will inspire some serious wanderlust.<p>© rmnunes/Getty Images<p><i>This</i> …

Cities

6 Reasons Why You Should Be a Macro Photographer

Maybe you’re a beginner, just got your first camera, and you’re trying to learn to navigate the world of photography. Or you’ve been photographing …

White Chocolate and Lemon Caprese Cake

Caprese cake is certainly one of the most famous Italian desserts, and this is a refreshing, moist and chocolatey version of the popular treat. Try …

Chicago guide: Where to eat, drink, shop and stay in the Windy City

People tend to fall in love with Chicago very quickly. Visually stunning, with some of the most impressive architecture on earth, the Windy City also …

Iceland's Greatest Natural Wonders That Tourists Overlook

Iceland is Mother Nature’s favorite plaything. This little island nation dangling from the Arctic Circle, with its ethereal geothermal terrain, is …

European Travel

Inside a Three-Day Trek Through the Serengeti of North America

After being eradicated for 70 years, eight grey wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park’s ecosystem in 1995. As a result, the wolves regenerated the park, bringing it back to life with proper a balance of predator and prey—and bringing species such as beavers, birds, bears, and mice, …

35 Unforgettable Things to do in New Zealand – The Ultimate NZ Bucket List!

New Zealand is one of those places that excites the imagination. A land of mystery, Māori folklore and magical scenery. A country where you can ski …

New Zealand