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My Top 10 Photos of 2018

In Photo Basics, Photo Locations by Rick McEvoy

Hi and a Happy new Year to everyone all over this wonderful planet of ours. I hope 2019 is going to be a great year for all of us. To start 2019 I am going to write about my Top 10 Photos of 2018. I like to look back at the photographs that I have …

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Navigating Your Photo Trip

In Photo Basics, Photo Locations, Uncategorized by Rick Ohnsman

Since the days of the first explorers, navigation has been all about – Where You Are, Where You Want to Go, and How to Get There.  In Part One of this article, we discussed how to find potential photo shoot locations with online tools and then how to create a locations map with Google My …

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Exploring Photo Inspiration at Local Festivals

In Photo Locations by Andy Perkins

If you’re looking for a variety of fun photo opportunities, it’s hard to beat the array of subjects and activities at a local festival. Food, rides, music, cars, costumes and activities make for memorable and dynamic images. With the coming of fall, the local festival scene is in full swing. From the Emma Crawford Coffin …

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48 Tips for Photographing in New Zealand

In Photo Locations by Bastian Bodyl

New Zealand is a big country with two bigger and a few smaller Islands somewhere in the south pacific. If you are not from Australia, it is far away from everything. It is the long journey there, but it is worth it. Besides a lot of nature and great landscapes there is also wildlife and …

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Five Good Reasons to Hire a Photography Guide

In Photo Locations by Frank Gallagher

Do you really need to hire a photography guide when you travel?  After all, you know how to do the research. You use Google Earth, Flickr, 500px, Photographer’s Ephemeris, PhotoPills, and rGPS (Really Good Photo Spots—an app with a curated list of great photo locations and directions for finding them). You leave home with a …

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Tips for the Non-Traveling Photographer

In Photo Basics, Photo Locations, Uncategorized by Rick Ohnsman

So you’re looking over more photos from someone who’s just returned from a trip to an exotic international photo hotspot.  You think…”Wow, I could be making great photos too if only I could go there.”  Yes, there’s probably some truth in the quote from National Geographic photographer Jim Richardson – “If you want to be …

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Which Room Should Your Home Studio Go in?

In Photo Locations by Andy Perkins

If your photography hobby gets serious enough, you are going to have to have some place to store your gear. If you do any post-processing, you’re going to want a quiet place to march through your workflow efficiently. But for many photographers, it doesn’t stop with gear storage and a quite place to use your …

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Photographers Guide to French Polynesia, the Tahitian Islands

In Photo Locations by Bastian Bodyl

French Polynesia is a paradise, for vacation and for photography. You have multiple options for great photography. This guide should help you to get a bit of orientation on the 118 islands of French Polynesia, the Tahitian Islands, and get the most of your photo trip. What you can expect French Polynesia and especially the …

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11 Ultimate Nature Photography Trips of a Lifetime

In Photo Locations by Andy Perkins

Do you have a dream destination for nature photography?  We all do. A trip-of-a-lifetime location we have always wanted to visit but never gotten around to planning, or maybe we are too busy or don’t have the budget for it. With a new year, it’s time to find one or two of these photography destinations …