#859. Dealing with Tourists in Photographic Composition

#859. Dealing with Tourists in Photographic Composition

I recently traveled to a very touristy destination, Egypt, for a week-long photographic cruise. Not being used to sharing locations with others (un-destinations rule my photo life), I struggled to deal with the constant presence of other visitors that stopped everywhere for selfies, or to read a sign or to

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#856. Charming Chantilly

#856. Charming Chantilly

Where to start about this small town about 30 minutes from Paris by train. This is what Wikipedia has to say about this lovely medieval town. “Chantilly is a commune in the Oise department in the valley of the Nonette in the Hauts-de-France region of northern France. Surrounded by Chantilly

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#854. A Camera for Paris!

#854. A Camera for Paris!

We’re going to Paris!  Well, next year, and probably in the Fall…so it’s a ways off. But we’re planning. What fun. ‘Trip of a lifetime’ to be sure. However, this will not be a photo-safari a la Pascal and his pals. I will not be photographing when and where I

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#849. One walk, three togs, 33 pics. And a proposition.

#849. One walk, three togs, 33 pics. And a proposition.

Photography’s like sex. Two’s company, three’s a blast.

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#843. What’s in my Bag? (Adam)

#843. What’s in my Bag? (Adam)

  Late to the party (but always nice to be invited) it’s high time I shared with you the contents of my bag!   The obvious choice for me was the Billingham Hadley small. To me this bag has everything I need. The ability to cram in more stuff that

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#832. The Dolomites in Winter.

#832. The Dolomites in Winter.

This was my 2nd trip to the glorious Dolomites. The seasons were quite different! My first trip was in May 2011 and was part of  cycling tour with my local club in Sydney.   My photography then consisted of a Sony point and shoot. It fitted into the pocket of

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#816. Traveling Vietnam

#816. Traveling Vietnam

In late 2010, I traveled from Hanoi to Hue, to Ho Chi Minh City, jumped to Phu Quoc island and back, and made a boat trip all the way to Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

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#801. A photo trip to Japan – part 1

#801. A photo trip to Japan – part 1

Like every country with a rich culture and history, Japan offers many facets to the visitor. Unlike most countries, though, it exposes a layering of ties between past and present and the contrast between modernism and past is very striking, a fact I only barely scratched the surface of, during

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#799. What’s in my bag? Part 1

#799. What’s in my bag? Part 1

I doubt I can put a figure to it, but there have been any number of times I’ve left the house, kitted-up for an early morning, or evening shoot only to be en route to my chosen location and discover my most important item of all has been left behind.

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#798. A walk in the drizzle in Paris on a Sunday morning.

#798. A walk in the drizzle in Paris on a Sunday morning.

This article is in a similar vain to one another I wrote #618. A walk in Paris on a winters morning Walking in the rain or drizzle is something I normally wouldn’t contemplate, let alone go to shoot. Paris is different, I’m not sure why maybe it’s the love affair

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