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Venice, Italy: Photography Tour Location Spotlight

Set in the picturesque northeastern region of Italy, the city of Venice is not only a visitor’s fairy tale to explore, it is also a photographer’s wonderland.

Aquatic avenues and romantic settings are just a couple of the renowned features of the city of Venice. For photographers of all skill levels, this exquisite water-bound city offers […]

January 9th, 2015|Blog, Italy, Photography Travel Tours|0 Comments

Enhance Your Photography at the Magic Hour

With landscape photography, the prime time of day to capture photos is during the ‘Magic Hour’. Also referred to as the ‘Golden Hour’, this is the first hour of light after sunrise and the last hour before sunset. This golden hour offers magical lighting to make any ordinary photograph extraordinary, with the right timing, settings, […]

December 24th, 2014|Blog, Photography Tips|0 Comments

Tuscany, Italy: Photography Tour Location Spotlight

Incredible landscapes and vibrant settings can be found in Tuscany, one of the most photogenic regions in the world.

Aside from the region’s famous wine production, Tuscany is known for its breathtaking landscapes and iconic architectural attractions. Tuscany has inspired painters and artists of all mediums with its moving, romantic beauty and sublime visual elegance.

From stunning […]

December 15th, 2014|Blog, Italy, Photography Travel Tours, Tuscany, Tuscany Vacation Packages|0 Comments

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 of focus or blurry, follow these simple tricks to enhance sharpness in your photography…

 

Start with […]

November 24th, 2014|Blog, Photography Tips, Photography Travel Tours|0 Comments

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. Remote, picturesque, and enchanting, the villages of the Cinque Terre are accessible only by boat, […]

November 14th, 2014|Blog, Cinque Terre, Italy, Photography Travel Tours|0 Comments

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 skill is necessary.

To support your efforts, here are some of the most important guidelines for […]

October 23rd, 2014|Blog, Photography Tips|0 Comments

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 a special place in our hearts. We discovered the magic of this island 30 years […]

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 tips for specific photography techniques. One special photography technique is daytime long exposures. During the […]

September 25th, 2014|Blog, Photography Tips|0 Comments

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 bend in the St. Maries River not far from Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho.

It helps to […]

August 15th, 2014|Blog, USA|0 Comments

The Cypresses at San Querico in 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 other year we will find a wheat crop surrounding the trees. Last year there was […]

July 23rd, 2014|Blog, Italy, Tuscany|0 Comments