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Photographing Jackson Hole Wildlife With the Sony a7R IV and 200-600mm

Photographing Jackson Hole Wildlife With the Sony a7R IV and 200-600mm

In late September 2019, I joined up with three other wildlife and landscape photographers to take on Jackson Hole, Wyoming for a few days surrounding the International League of Conservation Photographers (iLCP) WildSpeak West symposium. In this video I review my best images taken with my new gear from this short but productive three-day trip to the Tetons.

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British Photographers and Filmmakers Will Face Serious Problems After Brexit

British Photographers and Filmmakers Will Face Serious Problems After Brexit

If you’re a photographer or filmmaker living in the U.K., traveling to work in Europe might be about to get a lot harder and significantly more expensive. If you live in London and suddenly land a job in Paris, taking a camera with you could soon cost you more than $400.

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A Photographer’s Moral Dilemma: Getting in and out of the Field

A Photographer's Moral Dilemma: Getting in and out of the Field

Photographing a certain group of people or documenting lives and events can be really exciting. It can also be emotionally confusing, because we frequently have to enter a field and also leave it after a while.

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Dust and Rain Covers: A Comparison from Africa (Part One: Poncho Covers)

Dust and Rain Covers: A Comparison from Africa (Part One: Poncho Covers)

At 55 to 80 million years old, the Namib Desert is one of the oldest and driest deserts in the World. The Namib is made up of massive fields of sand dunes, a humid, fog-laden coastline, and arid rocky plains.

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Taking the Perspective of a Casual Photographer

Taking the Perspective of a Casual Photographer

We can’t deny the fact that an overwhelming majority of the stories and articles we see online are about professional photographers and going all-out in shooting. So for a day while traveling, I thought I would step back, reflect, and shoot like how I did before I started taking photography way too seriously.

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Instagram Bloggers Face 10 Years Imprisonment in Iran for Flying Drone Without Permission

Instagram Bloggers Face 10 Years Imprisonment in Iran for Flying Drone Without Permission

A couple who quit their jobs to go travel blogging have had their dream trip descend into a nightmare, after being detained in an Iranian jail. They are now facing up to ten years in prison after they flew a drone in Tehran without the correct license, but claim to have been unaware of the country’s strict drone operating policies.

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A Fun,Truly Wearable Action Camera?

A Fun,Truly Wearable Action Camera?

Action cameras are all the rage these days. As cell phones get better, more weather-resistant cameras, some may say that they’re past their prime and on the way out. However, Insta360, the makers of the Insta360 One X 360 degree camera, has released a new camera: the Insta360 Go.

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Best Camera Gear Setup for Travel Photography

Best Camera Gear Setup for Travel Photography

While a quick trip to do some shooting in the city might involve little more than throwing a body or two in a duffel bag and heading out — an odd overlap with your average serial killer’s check list — heading off somewhere exotic can require a bit more planning. What else should you throw in the bag?

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Video is Changing: Creative Edits Reach New Heights

Video is Changing: Creative Edits Reach New Heights

Video is an amazing way to showcase things when people are watching something of interest. For years, people have been glued to TV shows and movies but now there seems to be a shift to fast paced, fun edits that people can watch and be inspired by.

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The Standard of Entry-Level Travel Tripods: A Review of the Manfrotto Element Traveller Series

The Standard of Entry-Level Travel Tripods: A Review of the Manfrotto Element Traveller Series

With the growing popularity of mirrorless cameras due to their more compact size and weight, tripods have also been evolving to be more portable. But it doesn’t mean that less weight automatically means better.

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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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