Claire Robinson

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Advanced Color Correction in Lightroom Using the Color Tab

You probably know the Vibrance and Saturation sliders that let you control colors in Lightroom. These controls do a great job of equalizing the …

Color Management

The Top 5 Most Common Mistakes in Landscape Photography

Contrary to popular opinion, mistakes aren’t necessarily a bad thing. They help you learn, they keep Hallmark in business, and sometimes they go hand …

7 Questions You Must Ask When Checking Into Your Hotel

Asking the right questions at check in can dramatically improve your stay.<p>You've researched your hotel, checked all the review sites, and even booked the room online. But there are a few questions that you can only ask in person, while you're checking in, that can make your trip that much better. …

12 Best Smart Gadgets for Travelers

Just because you're on the road doesn't mean you have to log off from your life.<p><b>Take a vacation from smoking:</b> Trying to kick the habit? Don't leave home without Smokio, the vape pen that calculates how much money you're saving compared with what you'd spend on cigarettes—cash that will come in …

Gear & Gadgets

Best value destinations for 2015

Bang for your buck and pizzazz for your pound: here’s where to stretch this year’s travel budget until it oozes contentment.<p>1. Tunisia<p>Low prices had just begun to lure travellers back to Tunisia, but a terrorist attack in the capital on March 18 has dealt a blow to the tourism industry’s recovery. …

Living and working in paradise: the rise of the 'digital nomad'

Fed up with spending the 9 to 5 in a stuffy office? Anna Hart packs her Mac and follows the trend for extreme remote working - in Bali<p>Typing these words, my forefinger sticks sweatily to the trackpad. When I glance up from the screen, I see steam rising from the neighbouring paddy field. As with …

The best things to do in London this weekend

The weather in London this weekend<p>Expect sunny but cold weather on Friday. A cloudier day awaits on Saturday and some rain is likely on Sunday.<p>Follow the Kew Gardens Christmas trail<p>Now that Kew Gardens’ Christmas trail has opened, visitors will find some of the royal botanic gardens’ most majestic …

8 Cheaper Alternatives to Popular European Destinations

We mapped out eight under-the-radar alternatives to popular European destinations, based on the kind of activity you're looking for. Adventure sports, wine tastings, the beach?! These secondary spots are equally as awesome, just a whole lot cheaper.<p><i>By: Sophie-Claire Hoeller</i><p>Rome, Munich, the French …

National Parks

10 Uncommon Habits of Extraordinarily Productive People

Do what everyone else does and you get the results they get. Here are ways to be different -- and achieve differently.<p>Whatever your definition of success (each person's definition of "success" is and should be different), one thing is true for everyone: Success means getting things done.<p>Highly …