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How HDR Photo Editing Can Ruin Your Travel Photos

How HDR Photo Editing Can Ruin Your Travel Photos Jun 5th, 2013 at 12:00PM: MorBCN, Flickr When I was hiking last year in northern Laos, I came to a break in the‚Äč forest near the top of the hill. The view was astonishing. The sky was filled with shadowy clouds and where bright sunlight broke through cloud cover, it settled on karst formations hanging with vivid green foliage. I whipped out my DSLR and snapped some shots so I could relive it later. When I loaded up the...

Photo Of The Day: Airplane Over Houston

Photo Of The Day: Airplane Over Houston Oct 23rd, 2012 at 6:30PM: With modern photo editing techniques, it's often difficult to tell the real from the, well, embellished. Today's Photo of the Day was snapped by Flickr user Neil Marek with an iPhone during an airplane descent on George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, Texas. Its vintage feel is courtesy of Snapseed, an easy-to-use photo editing software for the iPhone, iPad and desktops, which...

Gadling Gear Review: Booq Python Courier Camera Bag

Gadling Gear Review: Booq Python Courier Camera Bag Sep 10th, 2012 at 8:00AM: As digital SLR cameras continue to grow in popularity, new buyers will inevitably be looking to purchase a good travel bag to protect their investment. A high-quality camera bag not only allows them to tote their gear around safely, but also keeps it well organized and close at hand. It doesn't hurt if that bag provides a healthy dose of versatility and happens to look great too. The Python...

Gadling Gear Review: Lowepro Urban Photo Sling 150 And Flipside Sport

Gadling Gear Review: Lowepro Urban Photo Sling 150 And Flipside Sport Jul 23rd, 2012 at 8:00AM: One of the biggest challenges for travel photographers, both amateur and pro, is finding a way to comfortably carry all of our gear while also keeping it well protected. As digital SLR's have become more affordable and ubiquitous, more and more of us find ourselves carrying extra lenses, filters, tripods and other equipment when we hit the road. After all, we definitely want to have all the right...

Canon Offers Free Photography Workshops In US National Parks

Canon Offers Free Photography Workshops In US National Parks Jul 21st, 2012 at 8:00AM: Camera manufacturer Canon has once again teamed up with the American Park Network to offer free photography and videography workshops in U.S. national parks. These workshops, which include video for the first time, will be available in a variety of locations and offer park visitors a chance to learn new skills, or hone existing ones, in some of the most photogenic environments on the planet. ...

Spider Holster's Black Widow DSLR / camera belt holster review

Spider Holster's Black Widow DSLR / camera belt holster review Mar 27th, 2011 at 5:00PM: There aren't too many new camera peripherals that do something truly new. Sure, quite a few of them complete a familiar task with more ease and less clutter, but the Black Widow by Spider Holster is an entirely new way to manage your primary or secondary camera. What's unique about this device is that it can be used by both professional photographers as well as vacationers who simply wish to...

Take a photographic adventure with National Geographic

Take a photographic adventure with National Geographic Mar 23rd, 2011 at 8:00AM: Fans of National Geographic have long been drawn to the magazine's fantastic photos, with many of us wishing we had the skills to take similar shots ourselves. Now, National Geographic Expeditions is offering us the opportunity to go on a photographic adventure while building and honing those skills along the way. Nat Geo Expeditions is the travel arm of National Geographic, offering up some...

Tutorial: how to properly shoot / photograph the Northern Lights

Tutorial: how to properly shoot / photograph the Northern Lights Mar 4th, 2011 at 12:00PM: In the spirit of journeying during periods less traveled, I've embarked to Alaska this winter. Follow the adventures here, and prepare to have your preconceived notions destroyed along the way. Ah, the Northern Lights. Aurora Borealis. Pure magic. Regardless of what you call them, these mysteries of our universe are truly impossible to forget once you see them, and now that I have, I totally...

Travel Photo Tips: using a 50mm F1.4 lens to redefine low-light shooting

Travel Photo Tips: using a 50mm F1.4 lens to redefine low-light shooting Feb 15th, 2011 at 11:00AM: If there's one question I'm asked more than any other when it comes to DSLRs, it's usually one dealing with low-light shooting. Being able to effectively capture a scene in dimly lit situations (or at night altogether) is one of the toughest things to do in photography. Even if you have a flash, you have to be careful when firing it if you don't want to simply blow everything out and ruin the...

Travel Photo Tips: What is metering, and how does it affect my pictures?

Travel Photo Tips: What is metering, and how does it affect my pictures? Jan 21st, 2011 at 11:00AM: Up until now, we've covered three of the more basic, essential aspects of understanding the minutiae that goes into composing a photograph. While traveling, it's easy to run into vastly different scenes from hour to hour, making it all the more important to understand how and why your camera reacts the way it does. The goal here is to get you more comfortable with manually controlling your...

Travel Photo Tips: What is aperture, and how does it affect my pictures?

Travel Photo Tips: What is aperture, and how does it affect my pictures? Jan 14th, 2011 at 12:30PM: You've schooled yourself on ISO, and you're starting to get a handle on shutter speed. Next stop? Aperture. This particular setting is exceedingly important when trying to wrap your head around the basics of manually controlling a camera, but it's also one of the more confusing. For starters, not every camera and lens can achieve the same f/stops (in case you couldn't guess, aperture levels are...

Travel Photo Tips: What is shutter speed, and how does it affect my pictures?

Travel Photo Tips: What is shutter speed, and how does it affect my pictures? Jan 6th, 2011 at 10:00AM: Now that you've got a grip on ISO, it's time to talk about shutter speed as it relates to light. What is it, and how can it be tweaked to better the photographs that you'll take on the run? A great question, and we're glad you asked. Simply put, shutter speed refers to the length of time that the shutter stays open while snapping a photograph. In general, the longer a shutter remains open, the...

Travel Photo Tips: What is ISO, and how does it affect my pictures?

Travel Photo Tips: What is ISO, and how does it affect my pictures? Dec 30th, 2010 at 10:00AM: ISO. Three little letters which stand for International Organization for Standardization (not exactly thrilling) and make a monumental difference in the outcome of images, particularly in low-light scenarios. It's one of the most prominently featured specifications of any modern digital camera, and it's one single aspect that can make a night-and-day difference in the outcome of your shots....

Daily deal - Nikon D40 Digital SLR camera + 18-55mm lens + 4GB memory card for $392

Daily deal - Nikon D40 Digital SLR camera + 18-55mm lens + 4GB memory card for $392 Jan 15th, 2009 at 10:00AM: My daily deal for today is a great way to get one step closer to professional style photography. This Nikon D40 Digital SLR camera is one of the cheapest dSLR kits on the market at the moment, and at $392 for the camera, basic lens and a free 4GB memory card, it is a true steal. It is on sale at Abe's of Maine, one of the most reliable online camera vendors in the country. Sure, the camera is...

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