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Europe’s cheapest cities, 2013

From Bucharest to Budapest, the third annual European Backpacker index found that travelling to the previously pricey continent is actually less expensive than you would think.

European Travel

Nikon vs. Canon... with a little Fuji thrown in

Was thinking about camera makers today. Specifically Nikon and Canon, with a bit of Fuji tossed in.<p>See, professionally I am a Canon shooter. I use Canon dSLRs and glass for 95% of the photos I shoot. I also have two Nikon film cameras (F4, FM3a) and am now up to 6 pieces of Nikon optics. I visited a camera store yesterday (Kerrisdale) and it got me thinking once again about how Nikon is vs. how Canon is.<p>Now, this may seem like a “grass is always greener” kind of post, and perhaps it is; but I …

What the Nikon Coolpix A camera should have been?

Credit: Christophe Racat<p>Several readers emailed me their ideas of what the Nikon Coolpix A camera should have been. If you have your own photoshopped …

7 Things I Do To Prepare for a Long Day of Photography

First image from a ~7 Hour photo walk I recently did<p>Being a photographer is like playing a game of chess, you must think first before you move. No …

The Sigma 18-35 F1.8 is the World’s First Fixed Aperture Zoom Lens

Sigma Corporation of America has announced the new Sigma 18-35mm f1.8 DC HSM Art lens, which is the market’s first zoom lens to achieve a <b>maximum</b> …

Cameras

How to Use Content Aware Fill in Photoshop

Most photographers would agree that whenever possible getting the shot right in camera should be the goal. However, there are going to be times when …

Tutorials

FBI releases photos and video of Boston Marathon bombing suspects

<b>NBC News reports</b><p>The FBI has released video and photos of two "armed and dangerous" suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing and appealed for the public's help in identifying them.<p>The images show two men in baseball caps. One of them was seen putting down a black backpack at the site of the second …

Search continues in rubble of Texas fertilizer blast

Mayor says at least 10 first responders among those killed in explosion that officials say was likely an industrial accident.<p>WEST, Texas — Emergency teams went house to house through mounds of debris Thursday searching for bodies and possible survivors of the earthquake-like blast at a fertilizer …