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Jon Sienkiewicz Posted: Apr 20, 2017 0 comments

Vacation season is approaching fast! Like millions of other Americans, you may be planning to travel to a destination where you can do a few of the things you really enjoy—including some inspired photography. Whether you’re headed to Tokyo, Toronto or Terre Haute, Indiana, here are a few tips that will help you enjoy your adventure.

Pssst! Hey – yeah, you. Share this story with your significant other and maybe they’ll take the hint that this year you both need a photo-perfect vacation.

Ron Leach Posted: Apr 19, 2017 0 comments

Last month we featured an amazing 4K time-lapse video by photographer Chis Biela of the Chicago River dyed green for St. Patrick’s Day. This morning Biela sent us his latest masterpiece, capturing the radiance of Oahu—the third largest of the Hawaiian Islands.

Jack Neubart Posted: Apr 18, 2017 0 comments

Ira Block can best be described as a cultural documentary photographer. He uses his camera to document cultures around the world, recording how lives are impacted by changing norms, practices, and traditions. The changes are most often gradual, which is why he returns to a location time after time after time. He captures the shifting sands, one grain at a time, helping us see these changes and appreciate them through his eyes—and through social media.

Ron Leach Posted: Mar 30, 2017 0 comments

Dutch photographer Scarlett Hooft Graafland is a nomadic photographer who travels the world in search of unique people and places to shoot. Whether she’s in the salt deserts of Bolivia, the Canadian Arctic, or on the remote island of Madagascar, Graafland’s goal is to merge with her surroundings and capture the local sights and culture in unique ways.

Ron Leach Posted: Mar 10, 2017 0 comments

It took two trips to the Arctic Circle for photographer Dale Sharpe to pop the question to his girlfriend Karlie Russell, but as you see here the resulting photos are totally epic. 

Ron Leach Posted: Mar 09, 2017 0 comments

Genaro Bardy is a versatile Paris-based freelancer specializing in travel, portrait, wildlife, concert, and street photography. While all his work is commendable, Bardy’s late-night cityscapes of secluded streets are particularly noteworthy.

Deborah Sandidge Posted: Mar 07, 2017 0 comments

Somewhere along the line in a pro photographer’s career, or amid an enthusiast’s pursuit of picture making, you achieve a balance between geared up and weighed down when it comes to lens choices. You want versatility, but you also want to be mobile, even comfortable.

Dan Havlik Posted: Mar 03, 2017 0 comments

Morten Rustad is a travel photographer and he knows a thing or two about the beautiful country of Norway.  In the video below, Rustand takes you on a photographic tour of this Scandinavian gem, offering the top ten places you must visit as a photographer.

Ron Leach Posted: Feb 22, 2017 0 comments

Mandy Lea is an American freelance photographer with a love of the great outdoors. She’s also a nomad of sorts, living and traveling in a stylish teardrop trailer as she searches for the majestic sights our country has to offer.

Ron Leach Posted: Jan 27, 2017 0 comments

Nitish Kumar Meena’s day gig is designing software solutions for Microsoft, but in his off time he’s an adventurous travel photographer intent on capturing our world’s natural wonders.

Deborah Sandidge Posted: Jan 20, 2017 0 comments

The September 25, 2016, issue of The New York Times Magazine was titled "The Voyages" Issue, and it featured an impressive collection of images. In the introduction to the issue, the writer Gideon Lewis-Kraus talks about the idea of the image as document or experience: this is what a place looks like as opposed to this is what it feels like to be there. He notes the cliché of “the traveler so busy with documentation that he misses out on some phantom called the ‘experience itself.’”

Ron Leach Posted: Dec 15, 2016 0 comments

The Travel Photographer of the Year (TPOTY) competition showcases the finest travel images from across the globe, and the winning photos from this year’s contest are absolutely stunning as always. Photographers from 123 countries submitted images in a wide range of categories,

Ron Leach Posted: Dec 01, 2016 0 comments

French photographer Aurelien Buttin has traveled the world, from Europe and Asia to the ruins of Chichen Itza in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. He recently made a road trip across California with some friends, and did some really nice photography along the way.

Ron Leach Posted: Nov 23, 2016 0 comments

Indigenous peoples in remote parts of the word tend to be rather wary of outsiders—especially when they have a camera pointed in their face. But Turkish photographer Mehmet Genc uses a simple method to put his subjects at ease: He just tells them “You are so beautiful.”

Barry Tanenbaum Posted: Nov 04, 2016 0 comments

About five years ago, travel photographer Jack Hollingsworth was on a resort shoot in the Caribbean. There’d be stills and video, lots of locations, and the client keeping an eye on everything. Nine cases of gear loaded on the plane.

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