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 …

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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 …