When the state of Arizona pops up in conversation, most people think of the Grand Canyon, Sedona, the Slot Canyons as photography destinations. For bird and wildlife photographers, there are areas where the many different species of hummingbirds, songbirds, owls plus other wildlife, flock to in abundance. The accessibility to prime spots is also easy. […]
Whenever you are preparing for a photoshoot, a key factor is being familiar the location and the conditions in which you will be photographing. Whether it is a model or a landscape, location scouting is an essential part of the photographic process. Except if you stumble upon a good scene and have the resources to utilize […]
Berlin is a fascinating city of great history and an intriguing mixture of Western and Soviet architecture. For a capital and major European city, it is remarkably compact and features a fantastic multi level and cheap transport system that makes getting around at any time of day pretty stress free. Despite being a major tourist […]
Amsterdam, a city made famous by canals, cannabis and one or two other things, has the potential to be a photographer’s paradise. In reality, despite its very obvious photographic charms, it can be a particularly difficult city to capture. Part of this lies in its success as a tourist destination. On any given day it […]
“Everything’s Bigger in Texas!” How many times have you heard that phrase? For nature and city photographers, that applies here too. As someone who’s lived in two Texas cities and continues to go back several times a year, Texas offers big, vast photography opportunities. With roughly 270,000 square-miles, it’s the largest state following Alaska. Jack […]
France is undoubtably a photographer’s paradise, from majestic Paris to the stunning landscapes of Dordogne, there is barely a corner of the country that is not photogenic. One of the many photographic gems is Bordeaux in the Gironde Department in South Western France. Many may be surprised that it is not a large metropolis, its […]
A photography workshop will bring many fun and possibly even surprising benefits to photographers at all levels. In the last few months, I participated in two completely different workshops from a geographic perspective. Across both workshops, the audience included photographers with many years of film and digital experience, photographers who serve as judges in regional competitions, global photographers and those new to the craft.
When we get to plan our vacations around photography, life gets a little bit better. Now combine your photography passion with an epic destination like Costa Rica led by seasoned, acclaimed global photographers. Add another element – building a few new “PFFs” (Photography Friends Forever) from multiple countries. And lastly, toss in a plethora of diverse, creative images plus new skills to your personal portfolio. This magical combination is what you can and should expect when you select the right workshop for your needs. You’ll find experienced instructors who readily offer relevant suggestions and hands-on coaching from camera settings to post processing.
In our last article, we took a look at the logistics of photographing in this busy, bustling city. Now we are going to take a look at some of the more iconic locations to shoot from and discuss best time of day and position in which to shoot from.
“When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.” A cliche perhaps and what is not mentioned is how tiring London can be. That said, it is a phenomenally photogenic city, a place where you can photograph Roman ruins alongside some of the most modern architecture on the planet. It is a place of pomp yet poverty, a place where any photographer will find his subjects in abundance. A few weeks ago, I shared my experience of a stock photo shoot in London. In this two part series we are going to give you some ideas on the logistics and locations of shooting in London. Starting with this article, we will take a look at the logistics of shooting in this vast city.