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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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“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 […]
Last night was the perfect scenario to capture the full moon rising above the Seattle skyline. Moonrise @ 5:06pm and sunset @ 5:01pm.
Well, I was not fortunate to see the moon but I did get this nice glow on the buildings and a very dramatic sky.
This was a 9 vertical frame image, shot at 400mm […]