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Let’s Pack Our Bags: Packing and Travel Tips by Light Stalking Photographers

Let’s Pack Our Bags: Packing and Travel Tips by Light Stalking Photographers

Photographers are always fired up for the next distance and day trip which means packing the right cameras, lenses and gear. Since many of the writers for Light Stalking spend a quite a bit of time in planes, trains and automobiles, we thought it would be helpful to share our travel tips on 1) Planning for trips and shoots 2) Packing and 3) Gear.

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A Photographer’s Guide to Lisbon

A Photographer’s Guide to Lisbon

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.

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Photographing The Shenandoah National Forest

Photographing The Shenandoah National Forest

It’s taken me a few months to get over not being in Hawaii, but having spent that time in in the Shenandoah Valley, I’m coming around to truly appreciate the beauty that is found around every corner in this part of the United States. I can’t personally say whether the famous tourism slogan, Virginia is […]

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7 Tips for Better Street Photos

7 Tips for Better Street Photos

The art of street photography has produced some of the most moving pictures of all time. To capture forever the essence of a moment, or people’s actions and reactions is what makes this type of photography such a difficult challenge. It is not just about the subject being photographed but also about the surroundings that […]

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9 Tips to Keep Your Camera Safe While Traveling

9 Tips to Keep Your Camera Safe While Traveling

For those of us who find ourselves traveling frequently with our photography gear, we are always looking for easier and better ways to keep our expensive gadgets safe. Here are some tips and suggestions of things I frequently ask myself or do to keep my gear better protected (both from the elements and from being […]

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Pack Your Bags, We’re Going On A Photo Adventure

Pack Your Bags, We’re Going On A Photo Adventure

Adventure travel has been growing by leaps and bounds lately. In fact, there are now travel agencies solely dedicated to planning adventure photography trips. Of course, not everyone will prefer to go on a boxed adventure trip. To me, having someone else plan everything out so all I have to do is show up with […]

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Travel Photography – A Different Point of View

Travel Photography – A Different Point of View

Who doesn’t like to travel. Certainly none of the photographers I know. New experiences, new opportunities, new photos with which to bore the relatives on your return home. But are they boring? Are they purely descriptive? This is where I went, this is what I saw, this is what I did. How many shots of […]

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Photographing Stars On Hawaii’s Mauna Kea Summit

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, […]

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The Stunning Cities of Eastern Europe: A Photographer’s Guide

The Stunning Cities of Eastern Europe: A Photographer’s Guide

There has a perception in the west that the former Soviet Union countries are drab, dreary places with nothing interest to photograph. The recent success of the Euro 2012 football championship in Poland and Ukraine has highlighted these often overlooked countries of Eastern Europe as tourist destinations and indeed, highly photogenic tourist destinations. In this […]

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A Grand Trip – The Transfagarasen Pass and Conclusions

A Grand Trip – The Transfagarasen Pass and Conclusions

Fans of the BBC series, Top Gear will recognize the Transfagarasen Pass as the greatest driving road in the world. It is a 93km stretch of alpine tarmac, ordered by the Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu in 1970, its construction cost the lives of 40 soldiers. It crosses the beautiful Fagaras mountains and at its highest […]

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