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7 Beginner Tips For Sharper Photos

Scott Kelby, the author of many digital photography books says, <i>“If your photos aren’t sharp then the rest doesn’t matter.”</i> Key to any image is its …

Landscape Photography

The best free things to do in 2015

Travel doesn’t have to break the bank: here’s our guide to the best travel experiences that – like love – don’t cost a thing.<p>1. The Kensington Museums, London, UK<p>Welcome to Kensington, home to well-heeled lords and ladies, chauffeur-driven Rolls Royces, and London’s favourite free museums. The …

National Geographic Travel

What to eat in Beijing

Mongolian lamb, Sichuan-style chilli-spiked crayfish and flaky flatbreads with sweet wafts of fried spring onions cooked before you. Beijing showcases the best of China's (and neighbouring) flavours, with a few surprising additions of its own. You’ll find Beijing’s food is as headstrong as its …

Enchanting Fireflies Paint the Sky


Ultimate Photo Playlist: Songs That Really Click

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Incredible hotel bathrooms

Cape Town

Top 5 Places in Croatia (Beyond Dubrovnik)

With breathtaking nature, charming architecture, and a long Adriatic coastline, there's plenty to see in this spectacular country.<p>Not to knock Dubrovnik, with its marble streets, 16th-century city walls, sparkling red roof tiles, and primo location—it more than earns its moniker of “Pearl of the …

Step Inside The Most Expensive Apartment On The Planet

It's in the final stages of construction but The Sky Penthouse, situated in the opulent Golden Citadel of Monte Carlo, Monaco will soon become the …

Your National Park Pictures

See beautiful photos of U.S. national parks—taken by fans like you—in the National Parks by National Geographic app.

National Parks

Magic Eye


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The Big Picture photography competition: round 316

A Guided Tour of Your Camera's Viewfinder

You look through your viewfinder, and you take pictures. Sounds simple, right? The viewfinder on your camera is not just an interface between you and …


Peru: concern as Machu Picchu opening hours could be extended

Rene Concha Lezama, governor of the region of Cuscu, has suggested that the cliff-top site could stay open until 8pm to meet the huge demand from tourists wanting to tick it off their bucket lists, according to Peruvian news sites.<p>This could double the number of tourists visiting the site, Henry …

Q&A: The First-Ever Expedition to Turkmenistan's "Door to Hell"

Explorer George Kourounis describes his descent into a fiery, gas-fueled crater.<p>More than four decades ago, a gaping, fiery crater opened up in the desert of northern Turkmenistan (map), likely the result of a drilling mishap.<p>The Darvaza Crater, more commonly known as the Door to Hell, still burns …

The Dragon's Back and beyond: the best hikes in Hong Kong

You’d be forgiven for thinking that hiking isn’t among the must-try activities in Hong Kong – that the only place you’ll cop an eyeful of green is in Yau Ma Tei’s Jade Market. But a quick look at a map tells a different story: the territory is mostly painted in swathes of emerald and azure, fringed …

26 Castles That Have Reached Fairytale Status

Castles are already pretty spectacular but put one on top of a mountain or hanging over the edge of a cliff and they get elevated to fairytale status.<p>From Scotland to Syria, the amazing architecture and jaw-dropping views are sure to impress any traveler.<p><b>Swallow's Nest, Gaspra, Crimea</b><p><b>Aragonese</b> …

Lonely Planet's Best in Europe 2014

Are you packing your bags for Europe this summer, or still just fantasizing about it? Either way, you’ll be spoiled for choice when you cast your eyes over our irresistible expert picks.<p>While our Best in Travel 2014 already touted Paris’ urban renaissance, Scotland’s many events, and Yorkshire’s …

Oslo on a budget – from wild camping to city highlights for less

Oslo is one of the most expensive cities in the world, so how do you do it on the cheap? Easy, stay for free on an idyllic island and make daily forays into the capital<p>At dusk we sat on our little rock, watching the lights coming on in distant houses across the water. We sipped at our tots of rum, …

Bergen and the Frozen effect

Bergen, on Norway’s west coast, is ideal for a family weekend of swimming, climbing, hiking – and exploring the landscape that inspired the makers of Disney's Frozen<p>Imagine a glorious May evening, around 6.30pm. You’ve arrived in a pretty coastal town, dumped your bags in a picturesque rooftop …

Plzeň: capital of culture, birthplace of beer

The Czech city of Plzeň (or Pilsen) has always been famous for its beer. After all, when a particular brew is labelled a pils or pilsner, it’s simply a tip of the hat to the town where the modern version of this amber-coloured lager was first developed in the mid-19th century.<p>But Plzeň will be …

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Photographer Captures the Carefree World of Children in an Indonesian Village

Too often, photographs of life in a rural village in a distant country revolve around sadness, hunger and depravity, but rural village life can also …

How to look after your lenses (aka summer is coming)

<b>How to look after your lenses (aka summer is coming)</b><br>Heat and humidity are the biggest enemy of any precision instruments, and even your lastest and …

The Five Tips to Creating Amazing Landscape Photos

In an instant, one can feel as though they are in another world. As a landscape photographer you have the power to transport someone in the blink of …

Landscape Photography

How to Get Super Sharp Landscape Photography Images

If you want to learn how to get super sharp landscape photography images, here’s my list of top tips - it's not as hard as you might think.

Landscape Photography