Tag Archives: Travel Photography

Water Towns of Southern China

8 Apr

#Tongli water town scenic area about an hour’s metro Ride from #Suzhou #China. I think I had the Best Weather possible!

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Cute, And He Knows It

10 Dec

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Nature’s Guardian

21 Oct

An old stone guardian carved into the stone pathway up the mountain. Keeping all the creepy crawlies out an the beautiful natural atmosphere safe.

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The Air . . . It’s full of spices 

9 Sep

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Resting Red Dragonfly

1 Sep

Dragonfly

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Wading in Lilies ~ Sounds Like a Dream

30 Aug

Bird

View from the JianGuo hotel

23 Jan

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Light in the Shadows

20 Jan

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THE SECRET TO TAKE BETTER TRAVEL PHOTOS

31 Jul

“THE SECRET TO TAKE BETTER TRAVEL PHOTOS”

via “Bacon is Magic”

Have a DSLR and don't know how to shoot other than on auto? Read this about how to take better travel photos.

Travel and photography seem to go hand in hand. A month before my 2007 trip to New Zealand I wanted to take better photos than what my point and shoot had been taking.

Fortunately, my ex (you know the one I left to travel) is a great photographer and gave me an old Canon film SLR from the 1970s and a crash course on how to take photos.

I had never considered myself a creative person before that but I fell in love with photography. When I returned from New Zealand I bought a used DSLR. Ten thousand photos later I travel with a Canon 60D with three lenses.

I spend a lot of time reading about how to take better photos and my frustration is that most sites list the basics or get too technical there seems to be no in between– I get that we’re supposed to shoot in the golden hour but what next?

Well Beth from Beers and Beans has finally told me.

 

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Bethany is an amazing photographer. She isn’t the kind where you look at it and think wow that is a technically perfect photo she is the kind that makes you feel something and think wow I wish I could do that.

She just launched an ebook called Getting out of Auto and I cannot express how amazing this guide is.

Part One includes all the basics, the stuff that seems complicated like f stops and aperture. But instead of just stating what they are, she actually explains them in a way you can understand with lots of photos. . . .

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Sea of Umbrellas

28 Apr

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