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The Everglades Turns 70

Yesterday, Everglades National Park turned 70. It is the most surprisingly beautiful place I have ever had the pleasure of getting to know. I do not know about you, but when I think of a swamp, I think of being sweaty, itchy from bugs and wet from the mud. It did not seem a very inviting landscape. I was very wrong....its majestic. Many of my best photographs have been taken in the marshes behind my home in Florida. It is peaceful, strange and understated.... continue reading

Diving for images in Komodo National Park

[Manta ray (Manta alfredi) with attendant cleaner fish : OMD E-M1ii and M.Zuiko 8mm Fisheye; Nauticam NA-EM1ii and Zen DP-170 @ ISO64, f4, 1/250s]   Mention the Komodo National Park to most people, and they will probably think of Komodo dragons (Varanus komodoensis). Mention it to a diver and they’ll most likely think of strong currents, stunning reefs, abundant big fish and turtles, and then maybe the dragons. Fair-play to the dragons, at up to 3 meters long and over 150 kilos in weight,... continue reading

Chinese National Day in Hong Kong

When I first arrived in Hong Kong in 2015 I thought the New year eve would be a perfect time to practice firework shooting. I went to the Tsim Tsa Tsui promenade since 9 pm to get a good spot for shooting but I was a newbie back then. All the photos were either overexposed, underexposed or wrong timing. I shrugged and thought 'Well, maybe next year'. Then, one day in 2016, my mom came to visit me and we walked along the Nathan road for sightseeing. Suddenly, police officers came to close down the... continue reading

Have you hugged your Teddy today? It’s National Teddy Bear Day!

Teddy Bear.The words alone can invoke such strong emotions -love, innocence, childhood, comfort, and so much more.Admit it, you probably had a favorite teddy bear when you were a child – you may even have a favorite one now (I won’t confess to the number of teddy bears I currently have – let’s just say that my husband had to declare his office a “bear free zone”).As we celebrate“National Teddy Bear Day” on September 9th, I thought it would be fun to explore some of the... continue reading

National Camera Day! (And Every First in Photography)

Do you know about National Camera Day in every 29th June?Hi everyone!I’m Muhlis again. Do you know about (National) Camera Day is coming on this 29th June?    Every First in PhotographyFirst Camera and First PhotoThe first photo is taken by a light-proof box with front lens. It was taken in 1802 in England, by Thomas Wedgwood, on the silver nitrate paper or a leather but the photo didn't stable.First Photo and MoreIn 1827, Niepce found the first image on the sensitive... continue reading

Yellowstone National Park is wild and smelly :)

I have been to a few national parks of USA, I like them all. However, I like Yellowstone National Park most. It is unique and the earliest National Park in the world. I am impressed by the smelly geysers, the colorful bacteria field, the beautiful falls, the lupines, the bison, the deers, the bears,the swan and the feeling of being wild. I am missing you all.                 continue reading

Practical tips to enjoy a prolongued No Housework Day

A day off is usually a day when you feel like doing the cool stuff you never had the chance or time to do. The National No Housework Day, celebrated on April 7th each year, is one of those days when you can take a break, relax and have fun. But the day after a no housework day can sometimes be like a really bad hangover after a crazy party. You may end up with a lot of cleaning to catch up with. Here's how to spend a great 'No Housework Day' and not worry about the mess you'... continue reading

Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park - UNESCO World Heritage CentreYosemite National Park is located in the heart of California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains. It is one of America’s most spectacular national parks.Half Dome, El Capitan, Yosemite Falls are some of the world’s most remarkable natural features.I had the chance to visit Yosemite National Park for few days in last year.Here are some of my pictures of this magic place !         Take a tour to the Yosemite... continue reading

Tips For Getting Your 'National Geographic' Shot

    Getting that perfect shot can be difficult. There are a number of different variables that come into play that can make or break whether that shot is National Geographic worthy, such as lighting, motion, gear, and even the camera case. These tips are designed to help you get the best shot possible, not matter what the situation.1. Know the LightThe first thing you should do is assess where the light is coming from and use that to your advantage. Whether the light is natural or... continue reading

Grand Canyon National Park - Tour

The spectacular Grand Canyon is one of the biggest attraction in America, located in the northwest state of Arizona.    The park's central feature is the Grand Canyon,a gorge of the Colorado River, which is often considered one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. .Grand Canyon was officially designated a national park in 1919 and it is one of the oldest parks in the United States.    This incredible landscape, carved out by the Colorado River,... continue reading

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