Czech Republic Photo Spree | Part 4 | Telć & Cesky Krumlov

After spending several days in Prague and the rolling hills of Moravia, we continued our Czech Republic Photo Spree by heading west from Kyjov, our base in Moravia, to photograph the over-the-top colorful town of Telć. This Unesco heritage town is located at the border between Moravia and Bohemia and features one of the Czech Republic’s loveliest and […]

Czech Republic Photo Journey | Part 3 | Moravia

We planned our Photo Tour to southern Moravia in the SE of the Czech Republic for mid April primarily to be able to photograph the rolling wheat and canola fields when they are at their greenest and yellowest. We timed it just right, spending 3 nights there from April 15 to 18 after a few […]

Czech Republic Photo Journey | Part 2 | Prague 2

Today we continue our Czech Republic Photo Journey in magical Prague by taking the first elevator at 9 am to the top of the Old Town Hall Tower. Rising 6o meters above one of the most elegant and beautiful squares in Europe, this is a fantastic venue for both, wide angle and telephoto images. It […]

Czech Republic Photo Journey | Part 1 | Prague 1

We’ve been busy! Magrit and I just completed our first Photography Tour in the Czech Republic. Of course the program included visiting enchanting Prague, but we also ventured further afield to lesser known areas like southern Moravia and the amazing towns of Telc, Cesky Krumlov and Kutna Hora. This and future blogs will document our Czech Republic […]

Jim’s Dream Comes True | Photographing Slovenia

THE DATA (for photo of church): Canon 6d, Canon 16-35 f4 @ 20mm, 6 seconds, f 16, ISO 100

A couple of weeks ago I was checking out the latest World Cup results for downhill skiing when I noticed that the men would be racing this week in Kranjska Gora in Slovenia which happens to be only a 1-hour drive from Magrit’s […]

Jim’s Secret Photo Op | Photographing Europe’s 3-Country Corner


Top: Sony a7r, Canon 24-70 f4 @ 35mm, 0.8 seconds, f 16, ISO 100
Bottom: Sony a7r, Canon 24-70 f4 @ 35mm, 2 seconds, f 16, ISO 400

Magrit and I have been working on her house in Austria to get it ready for sale. Her home town of Klagenfurt is so close to what’s called the 3-Country Corner (Austria, Slovenia and Italy) […]

The Floating Chapel | Photographing Slovenia

THE DATA: Canon 5d3 | Canon 70-200,  F4, IS | 135 mm | f8 | 30s | ISO 800

THE STORY: Today’s post will be very short since Magrit and I are leaving tomorrow for 4.5 months in Europe – traveling, researching photo destinations and guiding Photography Travel Tours in the Czech Republic, Cinque Terre, Tuscany, Venice, Umbria, San Marino, […]

Il Campo Segreto | Photographing Venice

This weeks guest post and lovely image of Venice was provided by Bart Norton, long-term accomplished and passionate photographer who joined us on 2 Photography Travel Tours, first to Tuscany and then to Venice.


THE DATA: Sony NEX-7 | 18 – 55mm Zoom at 18 mm (27 mm equivalent) | f9.0 @ 1/1250 sec | ISO […]

An Epic Alpine Experience | Photographing the Italian Dolomites


This week’s guest post comes from Vicki Wert who, together with her husband Dennis, joined us for our inaugural tour to northern Italy, photographing the Italian Dolomites. Vicky and Dennis are both passionate photographers and members of a vital camera club in Cleveland.

Photographing the Italian Dolomites
THE DATA: Nikon D800  |  ISO 100  |  18 mm  |  f16 […]

Magnificent Glow | Photographing in Tuscany

This week’s guest post is by Frits Habermann, a Seattle-based fine-art nature photographer who captured this image while photographing in Tuscany on one of our Photo Tours. Every year, we keep returning to the same amazing location which we now call “The Cathedral of Frits” for the awe inspiring effect it had on Frits with its otherworldly beauty, […]