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Exploring Photo Inspiration at Local Festivals

In Photo Locations by Andy Perkins3 Comments

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 Bodyl4 Comments

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 Gallagher13 Comments

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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Which Room Should Your Home Studio Go in?

In Photo Locations by Andy Perkins4 Comments

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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How to Photograph Rome in 5 hours

In Photo Locations by Michael Allie7 Comments

Have you ever found yourself in a photographic hotspot, yet found not nearly enough time to visit all the sites and take all the pictures you want?  Can you imagine being in Rome, which hosts over 4 million visitors a year and is one of the great tourist spots of the world, and only having …

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Doing Photography While Traveling for Business

In Photo Locations by Frank Gallagher10 Comments

  You have a business trip coming up and you want to take advantage of being in a new town by planning some photography while you’re there.  Who knows if you’ll ever get back, so how do you maximize your limited photography time, find the best locations and come back with images you’ll be proud …