Scouting new locations for photography isn't always easy. Here's how you can make the most of your photography scouting trip.
Category - Travel Photography
Miniaturizing Real Life with the Diorama Effect
The diorama effect or “diorama illusion” is an interesting way to get a new perspective on your favorite photographic subjects.
Photographers Make Their Own Opportunities
It is easy to fall into a rut where you find yourself waiting for the next photographic opportunity. Don't wait around! Instead, make your own...
Old Car City: When Nature and Old Cars Collide, It Makes Something Beautiful
Have you heard of Old Car City? It is a museum that is well worth exploring. Entirely unique, it mixes antique cars with nature. Here are the fun...
Opportunities are Fleeting
Photographic opportunities can be fleeting. It’s on us to take these opportunities as much as we can so that we don’t miss all that potential.
Don’t Discount the Trip
If we apply the idea of “the hero’s journey” to photography, we find something surprising: It’s not always the destination that counts, but the path we...
Life so often leads us to missing photographic opportunities. Perhaps we as photographers must learn to become better note takers, too.
Here Are Some of the Best Places for Photography in Ohio
Think Ohio is a boring place to be a photographer? Think again! I'll show you just a few of the natural and man-made wonders this state has to offer.
The Creative Flow
What to do when the creative flow ebbs? Should you force photography or let it slide? The answer depends on many factors—individualism most of all.
Dealing with the Weather
Weather is one of the biggest struggles any photographer will face. When it doesn’t cooperate, we have to be creative enough to work with what it gives...
Open Yourself to Possibilities
Worries about choosing the right place to take a photographic trip are common, but they shouldn’t be! Everywhere has something worth photographing.
A Brief History of Neon Lighting
Have you ever wondered how neon signs were invented? The development of this art closely mirrors the development of photography. Learn more about it...
Waterfalls of Virginia & West Virginia: Travel Guide and Art Book in One
I’d like to highlight the work of Randall Sanger. Randy has recently published the second edition of his book, Waterfalls of Virginia & West...
Tips for Photographers on Respecting Culture
One of the best things about traveling to different countries is experiencing the cultural changes and characteristics of a nation.
Tips and Tricks for Photographing Neon Lighting
If you have the opportunity to photograph neon lights or colorful lighting of any kind, then you may be wondering how to do it. Here are my tips!
Snapshots as a Starting Point
Snapshots taken while wandering aimlessly seem like they have little value. I would argue that these resources are starting points for something bigger!
Culture, Permission and Photography
Is it always necessary to ask permission to take a photo? Not always, but sometimes cultural norms will dictate whether permission is necessary. Join...
The Intriguing Bodie Ghost Town
Do you know about Bodie? It is one of the best-preserved examples of the original Old West in the United States. Here's what you need to know about...
Shooting During the Golden Hour
A large part of a professional photographer's job is to capture or create the right kind of lighting for a beautiful image.
Tips for Photographers on Vacation
Are you traveling to an exciting destination and intend on taking lots of impressive photos to show the folks back home? Here are some awesome tips on...