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The Photographer’s Guide to Philadelphia

Philadelphia is an absolute treasure trove of photography locations! The city is probably best known as the location of Independence Hall and the signing of the Declaration of Independence. There is in fact a vast number of historically significant places which have been beautifully maintained, preserved or rebuilt. The city also boasts some incredible arts and culture venues, and a …

75 Best Photography Locations in the U.S. (And when to visit them!)

January North Entrance to Yellowstone – Many visitors go to Yellowstone in the spring and summer hoping to see the famous Yellowstone wolves, but they are virtually impossible to find at that time of year.  The best time to find the wolves is during the winter when they come closer to roads and are more visible during the day time.  The …

Call For Feedback: The Improve Photography Location Finder!

Hey guys, Jim Harmer here.  For a few YEARS I’ve toyed with and dreamed of the idea of a photo locations app, and I’m excited to announce that plan are underway for us to build it.  This is–by far–the biggest project I’ve ever undertaken with Improve Photography, so I’m writing to ask your help today. When I travel to shoot …

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The Photographer’s Guide to Boston

From a photography perspective, Boston has something for everyone.  It is a city rich with history, scenic skyline views to satisfy wide-angle photographers, and expressive people (both visually and conversationally…) to satisfy a street photographer.  For those planning a visit, let this article be a detailed guide for your Boston photography excursion. Getting Around By Car For those who are …

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A Photographer’s Guide to Capitol Reef National Park

Some of the most beautiful places on earth are encapsulated in the National Parks of the United States, lending themselves to some of the most recognizable and amazing photographs of these wild spaces. Although it may not be one of the more well-known, Capitol Reef National Park, in Utah, is one such place of immersive beauty. Within its deep canyons, …

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Photographing Snow Monkeys in Japan (Plus 10 tips for making the trip)

If you’re following my instagram profile, you know that this week I’m in Nagano, Japan photographing the snow monkeys.  It’s an absolutely awesome location for a photographer, and the photos are turning out pretty cool. I wanted to share with you some information about the trip if you’re considering coming down to Japan, and also some helpful tips for getting …