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Think You’re Ready to Be a Professional Adventure Photographer?

Think You’re Ready to Be a Professional Adventure Photographer?

Got a hankering to get dirty? Ready to spend a couple of hundred nights a year out under the stars — in 20-below temperatures, wearing five jackets, with your hair frozen in front of your face? Prepared to go for a month without showering so the wolves won’t smell you?

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Photographing the Last Tattooed Headhunters: Advice for Successful Travel Photography Trips

Photographing the Last Tattooed Headhunters: Advice for Successful Travel Photography Trips

Have you always wished you gathered the courage to dive deep into travel photography? It can be an unforgettable experience, but be cautious because you are highly likely to contract a “travel bug” for the rest of your life!

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Getting Paid Multiple Times: What Motivates You?

Getting Paid Multiple Times: What Motivates You?

Recently, a special delivery unexpectedly arrived for me. It was a trophy from the Telly Awards for a Cape Town guide that I filmed for Expedia. Winning awards has never been a motivation for me, but this one felt really good. It made me consider all the different forms of payment we can get from photography.

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Storytelling Through Photography

Storytelling Through Photography

When I read the description of most photographers’ websites, I see them describing themselves as storytellers. In certain genres, like photo journalism, this makes sense. But how do you tell a story with one landscape image. In this video, Colby Brown gives his take on storytelling and goes a long way towards answering my question.

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A Unique Photography Journey Between Father and Son

A Unique Photography Journey Between Father and Son

National Geographic photographer Aaron Huey explored a different perspective on photography when he traveled with his four-year-old son. Seeing the same journey through his sons eyes opened Huey up to the differences in how adults and children see the world.

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Behind the Image: Floe of Life

Behind the Image: Floe of Life

Every image has a story behind it, and while some can be more obvious than others, a few also provide important insights from which photographers can learn. In this article, which is the first in a series that I’d like to share with the Fstoppers community, I will explore the story behind one of my most recognized images and one of the most basic rules we are taught when we begin our journey into photography. I hope you will enjoy the series and take something away from my experiences.

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What’s the Best Travel Tripod Out There?

What's the Best Travel Tripod Out There?

Travel tripods aren’t just for travel: if you want something lighter to carry around all day or hike with, or you’re just using a lightweight or mirrorless system that doesn’t need a big beefy tripod to support it, they might be right for you.

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Top Five Photography Spots in the Dolomites

Top Five Photography Spots in the Dolomites

There’s no denying that Italy’s Dolomites are stunning. This monumental mountain range in northeastern Italy is an idyllic playground for both outdoor adventurers and those seeking a taste of the region’s cultural heritage.

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Gran Canaria Was so Much Better for Landscape Photography Than I Expected

Gran Canaria Was so Much Better for Landscape Photography Than I Expected

Gran Canaria is known for parties, booze, and family resort vacations, but this island in the Canary Islands archipelago has some amazing nature worth visiting for any landscape and travel photographer. Not to mention, it is easier to combine this with a family vacation than Iceland, The Faroes, or Norway is.

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One Tip for More Engaging Travel Photography

One Tip for More Engaging Travel Photography

Travel photography is a popular but exceptionally difficult genre of photography. In this video, Mitchell Kanashkevich covers one of his favorite tips to really engage your viewer with your travel photography.

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Four Reasons Why Underwater Photographers Should Travel Together

Four Reasons Why Underwater Photographers Should Travel Together

When I moved to Singapore in 2010, I picked up both scuba diving and underwater photography. As many divers do, I began traveling with my local dive club. It was a great group of Singaporeans and expats and I loved each and every adventure.

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Photographing Heritage Railroads

Photographing Heritage Railroads

Trains, trains, trains. Heritage Railroads offer a lot of fun and a great photographic subject for those who like to travel. In this article I share my methods of capturing these magnificent vintage iron horses.

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Building a Travel Story

Building a Travel Story

All too often, I find myself guilty of concentrating on hero images — the one phenomenal image that will get noticed by the right people and will propel my career. In this video, National Geographic photographer Susan Seubert talks about the process of creating a story.

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Adding the Human Element to Landscapes

Adding the Human Element to Landscapes

Let’s be honest, landscape photography is just fun no matter where in the world you are shooting. I would even venture to say that it is growing with more and more popularity over time and with increased exposure from social media outlets.

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Medium Format in Toyko: My First Foray With Fujifilm

Medium Format in Toyko: My First Foray With Fujifilm

I might have been in Tokyo to watch the GFX 100 be ushered into the public eye, but I had been armed with a GFX 50R, and I intended to bleed every last moment out of it.

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Into the Wild With the Reindeer of Norway and Sami Culture

Into the Wild With the Reindeer of Norway and Sami Culture

I, like many, enjoy traveling a little off the beaten track; far enough that I experience the unique, but not so far that I end up eating berries in a hollowed-out bus. Enter the reindeer of Røros.

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Simple Steps for Planning a Travel Photography Trip

Simple Steps for Planning a Travel Photography Trip

For all us photographers, travel and photography are activities that typically go together. Perhaps there is the random photographer out there that refuses to bring their camera along on vacations, but I think most of us can relate to James Wheeler’s latest video.

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