After a long blog-writing hiatus – I spent the summer without a laptop as I hiked across the Balkans – I’m back at home and determined to start writing regularly. To kick things off, I am revisiting my trip to southern California to share my Santa Rosa Island travel guide. If you’ve never heard of...
Over the next 12 months, I am excited to confirm four exciting travel photography workshops in four different countries! After partnering with Zoe Timmers and Conor MacNeill on the past two successful F8 Faroe Island Workshops, we’re happy to announce we’re not just returning to the Faroe Islands but also expanding to two new locations....
I recently shared how to build a preset in lightroom on my Instagram story, and I realized it would make an excellent photography tutorial for my website, as well. I am a huge fan of Adobe Lightroom Classic and use it to edit most of my images.  Although I will occasionally dive into Photoshop for...
Learning how to photograph people is such a vital skill for travel photographers. People are often one of the best photography subjects, showing us a window into their world in a single image. But they’re often the most difficult subjects to capture, especially for new photographers still nurturing their craft. When I first started traveling,...
It isn’t easy to learn how to photograph with back lighting, but it’s a valuable skill to practice and learn. Back lighting adds remarkable contrast to an image, but often comes with one of two issues. Either the foreground falls into dark shadows or the sky is wildly overexposed. We’ve all taken our iPhones out...
The Grayl Ultralight water filter system costs $79.00 and purifies 150L of water. Replacement filters are $32.00. Doing some simple math, an initial $100 investment purifies 300L, while a $200 investment covers 600L. A steriPEn costs $85.00 and can purify 8000L, but it does require 4AA lithium or NiMH batteries for every 100 treatments/ 50-100L...
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