Central Park in Fall – Best Places to See and Photograph Autumn Foliage

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If I could only visit New York’s famous urban respite once a year to make photos, I’d choose Central Park in Fall. In winter, New York is a snow-capped wonderland. In spring and summer, a flower lover’s delight. But Central Park in Fall is utterly magical. There’s nothing like wandering the park’s winding paths and […]

Essential Gifts for Travel and Travel Photography Lovers

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If you’re looking for gifts that are essential for travel or photography lovers passionate about exploring the globe and capturing the world around them, you’ve come to the right place. Every item is something I use and recommend to my friends and family. They’re products and services every adventurer will thank you for and actually […]

8 Reasons You’re Taking Bad Photos and How to Make Them Better

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How many times have you taken a bad photo, when in your mind’s eye what you imagined was wonderful? I’ve been there. I  knew what I wanted creatively but I wasn’t able to make my vision a reality. Or I was close to the vision but the photo was blurry, underexposed or blown out. From the practical to the […]

A Lesson in Light with Famed Photographer Timothy Allen

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I love solo travel but that doesn’t always mean that I am necessarily alone. The more interested I become in photography, the more I enjoy taking small photo tours/workshops to explore my wish list destinations. The Benefits are Threefold 1. I discover a new place. 2. I improve my photographic skills by learning from professionals […]

Pro Photographer Shares 9 Tips for Taking Great Street Portraits when You Travel

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Creating a great travel portrait isn’t always easy, but it can be incredibly rewarding and lead to memories that will last a lifetime. I sat down with Jennifer Spelman, known for her engaging and poignant street photography, and who led my Santa Fé Photographic Workshops tour of Havana, Cuba about her tips for making compelling […]

DIY Camera Rain Cover – It’s Super Easy and Ridiculously Cheap

How to Make My Super Easy, Ridiculously Cheap, DSLR Rain Cover

Do you need to buy an expensive camera rain cover? I don’t think so. Make you’re own. I posted a photo-essay about shooting portraits in the rain in Bejucal, Cuba. I mentioned a DIY DSLR rain cover I made with a plastic bag, which led to some inquiries from readers asking how they could make […]

Where to Photograph Stunning Views of the New York Skyline at Night

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There are few cities with the grandeur and magical quality of the New York skyline at night. Its skyscrapers and bridges light the night like a fairytale. Along the east and Hudson rivers are a couple of easy to get to parks with public transportation, as well as great spots for capturing some of the […]