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The 5 S’s for Enhancing Sharpness in Photography

Without sharpness, your time and energy spent to capture the perfect shot will be in vain. Sharpness is crucial in a good image, and can be tricky to achieve sometimes. To avoid taking photos with parts that are mistakenly out … Continue reading

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Cinque Terre, Italy: Photography Tour Location Spotlight

Along the coast of the Italian Riviera, to the west of Le Spezia rests the five villages known as the Cinque Terre. This area is a popular destination, due in part to its complete lack of cars and corporate development. … Continue reading

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Guidelines for Spectacular Sunrise & Sunset Photography

The romantic mood and vivid colors in sunset & sunrise photography make this one of the most popular compositions in amateur and professional photography. Breathtaking sunset & sunrise photography does not just happen by accident; a certain eye, technique and … Continue reading

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Santorini, Greece: Photography Tour Location Spotlight

Panoramic sights, breathtaking sunsets, stunning scenery, iconic religious structures… the island of Santorini in Greece is truly a spectacular place for capturing incredible images. In our annual photography travel tours, we visit several fantastic locations throughout Europe, but Santorini holds … Continue reading

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Top Tips for Daytime Long Exposure Photography

How do you make the most of a breathtaking scene using photography? Each spring, on our European photography travel tours, we offer guidance and instruction on photography techniques for outdoor daytime photography. In the meantime, we’d like to share some … Continue reading

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On the Lavender Trail. Searching for color & composition with a camera in Provence.

Check out Jim & Magrit’s latest blog-post on SlowTravelTours.

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Photographing while on the road between art shows.

I recently was on the road, attending two art shows, one in Bozeman, Montana and the second in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. On the route home I took some time to get off of the beaten path and found this wonderful … Continue reading

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The Cypresses at San Querico, Tuscany, Italy

Each spring on our photo tour to Tuscany we visit this wonderful scene near San Querico d’ Orcia in the beautiful Val d’ Orcia region of Italy. 2014 was our fourth season visiting this location and it seems that every … Continue reading

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“Unbelievable: Each scene in this video is made from one still photo.’

2012 Tuscany participant Bart Norton passed this article on to me. It is quite amazing. Check it out.

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Feisol Traveler CT-3401T & CT-3401 Tripod Reviews

I just did a review on two Feisol tripods that I am suggesting for travel. Check out this video. YouTube.      

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