Photography Tips

Waterfall Magic at Plitvice, Croatia

Magrit and I recently spent two days at Plitvice Lakes National Park in Croatia researching for an upcoming photo tour in May of 2016. This was our second visit to this amazing land of waterfalls and lakes.

The park features 16 lakes cascading from 2,087 to 1,650 feet elevation over a distance of five miles.

What makes this national […]

Santorini, a Photographer’s Dream

Go Beyond the Rule of Thirds: Top Composition Techniques

There’s so much more than following the Rule of Thirds when it comes to top-notch travel photography. Composing an image that will create a story, or capture a moment and make it come to life is definitely an art form. It’s also what makes photography so engaging as a practice.

Here are some of the top […]

February 25th, 2015|Blog, Photography Tips|0 Comments

Tips & Rules for Landscape Photography

Landscape photography is a big part of all our photography travel tours. Learning to compose your image, access the lighting, and capture something fresh and beautiful are just a couple of the things on a photographer’s mind when shooting landscapes.

Whether you are a beginner or more seasoned at the skill, you can benefit from the […]

January 29th, 2015|Blog, Photography Tips|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

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

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

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

High Quality Mirror-Less Cameras for Travel

Read about on my Slow Travel Tours Blog.

February 16th, 2014|Blog, Photography Tips, Photography Travel Tours|0 Comments

Photographing the Blue Hour

“Monterosso Blue”, Cinque Terre, Italy

You really feel like a rock star photographer when  you learn the “Blue Hour” technique of photography. It is not very difficult but these few details will get you on your way.

A tripod is essential.

Look for scenes that have some kind of artificial light to balance with the blue ambient light […]

August 29th, 2013|Blog, Cinque Terre, Italy, Photography Tips, Photography Travel Tours|0 Comments