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Photographer’s Guide to Yellowstone in Winter

The only thing better than photographing Yellowstone, is photographing Yellowstone in the winter.  If you can brave the cold, you’re in for a very memorable photography trip where you’re sure to capture a few portfolio pieces. I’m just returning from another trip to Yellowstone this last week with a group of 40 readers of Improve Photography, so winter in Yellowstone …

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Photographer’s Guide to Zion National Park

Zion National Park is one of the most popular destinations for photographers worldwide, and over the last several years.  In fact, the Park reports that traffic has gone up 40% in the last two years. While Zion is a gorgeous location, it is also tricky to know where the best locations are, and what time of day to photograph them.  Some …

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Photographing Kanarra Creek Falls

This week I’m in Zion National Park teaching a completely free photography workshop to about 70 readers of Improve Photography, who have come from 15 states and two countries to spend the week shooting Zion National Park together.  I’m excited to have Darin Mellor, Nick Page, and Brian McGuckin to join me as well. If you’ll be hiking to Kanaraville …

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Photographing Cinque Terre: 15 Photo Locations & Tips

The Cinque Terre is one of my favorite places in the world for photography.  From excellent sweeping landscapes of the colorful homes spilling all over the cliff tops above the ocean to beautiful street photography opportunities, the Cinque Terre is an excellent location for photographers. I’ve just been in the Cinque Terre (five lands) for the last few days, and …

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Shoot Report: Photos from the I.P. Oregon Coast Workshop

Last week I had the pleasure of holding a completely free photography workshop with 55 readers of ImprovePhotography.com in Oregon. On this page I want to share a play-by-play of some of my photos from the trip, but if you’re looking for full tutorials on how each one of the photos is made, complete with “before Photoshop” photos, camera settings, …

Top 35 Places to Shoot in New Jersey

There’s a reason New Jersey is called The Garden State – it’s not a misnomer. And there are a plethora of locations for photogenic opportunities. New Jersey has variety – every season offers something unique and special. Visiting the same place throughout the year – spring, summer, fall and winter – will give you a totally different experience every time …