Capturing the essence of Florence, Italy through photography can be a challenge, but taking a few travel tips in mind along with a bit of planning you can come away with beautiful images that capture the culture of Italy. The piece I love most about Florence is the culture. The history of this city is everywhere -- the arts, food, shopping, architecture and nightlife all seems to capture the culture of Italy. If you are looking for photography tips while traveling through Florence, Italy - continue reading.Read More
Photography Tips / Articles
Photography tips and articles helping photographers learn techniques for better pictures are plentiful on the web. What makes this blog different is my photography tips are free and available. I work to maintain one goal: to help photographers of all levels. Wedding photographers should browse my tips for better portraits and contact me for individualized help as I have photographed multiple weddings including destination weddings, always seeking methods to make sure the bride is always happy.
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Tuscany has long been viewed as one of the most popular destinations for landscape photographers. During the late spring and early summer travel photographers flock to this area to explore the winding roads and beautiful views. I had put off this trip for several years in lieu of other destinations including Iceland and Canada. Finally I made my way through the region of Tuscany to fully explore the landscape photography opportunities. My opinion is clear - Tuscany is worth it in every way. These pictures from Tuscany are a part of my Italy Art Gallery presentation which is also viewed on my regular portfolio website. I rank Tuscany in my Top 5 destinations for photographers, and a definitive must add to every bucket list. This article explores some of my favorite photographs of Tuscany with tips for traveling through this region.Read More
Photographing nature and flowers can be extremely rewarding yet challenging for photographers of all levels. The number one thing to remember with shooting all formats and styles of photography is to remember there is no wrong way to do it. Photography is an art - within that art lies composition. Each photographer has their own style and creative touches - but where we can go wrong is to constantly focus our photography on outside influences opposed to your own style. Recently in Italy I explored several sunflower fields to practice my nature photography - coming away with two examples of composing sunflowers. Both of these photographs are a part of my Italy Art Gallery presentation featured on my portfolio website. This is not a vote to compare which photo is better, rather to explore two different styles I used to photograph these sunflowers.
This blog's purpose is to help provide tips, tutorials and often a look behind the lens at different photos from my travels to help you improve your travel and landscape photography. This article focuses on a classic Switzerland scene - going from my planning for this picture to the final result shown below. This article is a part of my "Behind the Lens" series helping you understand camera details and equipment used behind these pictures.Read More
Iceland is home to some of the most breathtaking landscapes in the world. Travel photography and Iceland go together hand in hand. Photographers looking for new landscape inspiration full of waterfalls and wide open landscapes should take a long look at taking advantage of Iceland's long summer days. The highlights of Iceland include some of the world's most beautiful waterfalls and relatively small amounts of tourists (compared to Europe). If you want to see examples of Iceland's Waterfalls in Pictures follow the link provided. Read on for more reasons to consider Iceland for your next photography trip.Read More
Working in the portrait photography industry you need a good strobe light that gets the job done. The Nikon SB-910 is the only flash you need to cover all of your portrait lighting situations. The SB-910 replaces the discontinued SB-800 and packs a bigger punch than the SB-700. Whether you are working in the field or in a studio, this is the only flash you need for portrait photography.Read More
Looking for fall foliage pictures – head to Aspen, Colorado. Aspen is home to landscape photographer’s dream scene with Maroon Bells during the fall colors. This travel tips article will help you plan your next fall trip, including lodging options and eating options for Aspen, Colorado.Read More
I have fully embraced Google + this month, looking for the best way to interact with photographers of all levels. Fed up with the limitations of Twitter, Flickr and Instagram – I have turned to give Google + a good run. As a photographer I like to share my successful photography trips for others – and if you are looking for winter photography it’s time you plan for Yellowstone National Park. Here are my pieces to a successful winter Yellowstone Trip.Read More