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

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Updated Sept 2020 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 […]

Great Gifts for Photography Lovers

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Updated August 2020 Do you have a photography lover on your gift list? I’ve compiled some of my favorite products and services any photographer will love. Promise. (This post contains affiliate links. If you buy products using the links below, I receive a small percentage of the sale with no cost to you.) The Best […]

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

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What makes a bad photo? Well, that’s in the eye of the beholder, right? But usually, it goes something like this: You see something that really inspires you, you take the photo and you’re completely underwhelmed because what you had in your mind’s eye is not what you imagined. I feel you. I’ve been there. […]

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 City Skyline at Night

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Updated December 2019 There are few cities with the grandeur and magical quality of the New York City skyline at night. Its skyscrapers and bridges light the dark like a fairytale. Along the east and Hudson rivers are a couple of easy to get to parks close to public transportation, as well as great spots […]