Category Archives: Photo Location Guides

Photographing Lava, Stars, Landscape and Wildlife at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

When the lava is flowing into the ocean, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is a sight to behold and when it’s not quite reaching the water, it’s still equally grand. While the red hot lava is unarguably one of the main draws to the park, there are plenty of other sights to be photographed. From the expansive landscapes to endangered wildlife there’s enough to keep you shooting all day and well into the night.

Bird Photography at Magee Marsh, The Warbler Capital of the World

Blackburnian Warbler at Magee Marsh

Thousands of birders and bird photographers flock to Magee Marsh during May. It’s the Warbler Capital of the World. Warblers, are sometimes referred to as the ‘beautiful little butterflies’ of birds. They delight with their vivid colors and lively attitudes. Magee Marsh provides some of the most up-close views in North America of multiple species of warblers and migratory birds within a short time.

A Photographer’s Guide to the Iconic Machu Picchu

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Machu Picchu is one of the most breathtaking locations on earth and whilst it may seem that every shot has been covered before, there are many locations within the ruins, each opening up a new photographic possibility. If you get a chance to visit this magical place, take it. This post gives you pointers on photographing the iconic site.

A Photographer’s Guide to Lisbon

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Lisbon is regarded as being one of the oldest cities in the world, pre-dating the Roman Empire. It has a population of over 3 million people yet seems to retain a friendly, small city feel. With its historic architecture, quaint trams yet also modern, progressive architecture, Lisbon is an ideal playground for Europe-based photographers.

Photographing Stars On Hawaii’s Mauna Kea Summit

When most people think of Hawaii they think of sunshine, surfing, and lazy afternoons spent on a beach. Ask any astrophotgrapher that has photographed the stars from Big Island’s Mauna Kea and you will hear quite a different story. The two-million year old volcano expands over 30,000 feet from the ocean floor to it’s peak, […]

A Photographer’s Guide to Norway

Today, we are going to take a look at perhaps, one of the world’s most photogenic countries – Norway. From modern and thriving cities, to pretty timber house villages and onto the majestic Fjords, Norway is a photographers playground, a veritable smorgasbord of visual possibilities. Practicalities – For most people, flying into the country will […]

A Photographers Guide to Havana (With 9 Gorgeous Shots)

Just it’s name suggests cigars, 1950’s cars and of course Fidel Castro. Situated just 90 miles south of the Florida Keys, yet for all intents and purposes a different world, Havana is a photographer’s playground. From its people to its history, the city is so intensely rich in photographic possibilities, that it would be impossible […]