Travel Photography 2013
Today, everyone is an aspiring photographer due to the ubiquitousness of the cell phone camera. Instead of carting around their large DSLR, the cell phone is becoming the de facto tool of choice, since it’s always with us. What the... READ MORE
As sure as the sun will rise, it is infinitely better to capture your travel landscapes at exactly that moment—sunrise.
Without any doubt, sunrise is the perfect time to be in position and photographing the landmarks that you find on your travels.... READ MORE
Stellar sea lions, South Marble Islands, Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Southeast Alaska. Making sharp images from a moving ship requires shooting with a fast shutter speed and being prepared to capture the moment. It had been raining all... READ MORE
The greatest challenge in travel photography and in photography in general is capturing the essence of a person or place. The world is smaller than ever and almost everyone is traveling and taking pictures. So how do you separate yourself from the pack?
We are often told that the best time to photograph is during the magic hours of dusk and dawn. The lighting can be very gentle, even, with... READ MORE
Share Experience / Share Vision
John Paul Caponigro
It was December 2005. We had just made the long crossing of the Drake Passage to Antarctica. On the horizon were enormous icebergs. It was our first view of big ice. We all rushed to the deck and began to photograph. I found myself standing shoulder-to-shoulder with Seth Resnick. He was using a long 300mm lens. I was using a wide 28mm lens. We... READ MORE
I am a founding member of Photo Quest Adventures, an international travel company specializing in deluxe photography workshops and unique cultural experiences around the globe. Here are my Top Ten favorite photo destinations.
Cuba is known for its... READ MORE
All photos © Nevada WierTiksey monastery, Ladakh, India
I almost... READ MORE
As a professional travel photographer with nearly four decades of experience under my belt, I never thought that I’d be interested in capturing my travels in video. But when HD video became part of my DSLR’s feature list and I began to realize the awesome storytelling potential of the moving image, I was hooked. The way I see it, the still image was great for the printed page, but most of us are... READ MORE
Hale and Hardy Ancient Bristlecone Pine, likely 3000+ years old, White Mountains of California. Fuji X-E1 + Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Distagon @ ƒ/4
Mirrorless cameras have a lot going for them. In reality, they have “little” going for them: they offer a... READ MORE