The world will not easily forget how fast our major cities became empty and silent. It’s a sight that we hadn’t previously experienced but it’s something that we are lucky to be able to look back on when things begin to change again and the memory of empty streets begins to fade.
We might be instructed to stay at home for now but it doesn’t mean that the outside world has stopped turning. It has, actually, continued to thrive and has given one artist an idea for extracting and collating brief digital sceneries from web cameras all over the world to tell stories of isolation.
As I can’t go on any of the trips I had planned this year — like most of us — I’ve decided to travel vicariously. Here’s one wildlife photographer’s four day adventure, off-grid in Norway.
The Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) is a 2653 mile foot path that connects Mexico and Canada via California, Oregon, and Washington. Travel blogger Mac, who runs the website HalfwayAnywhere, hiked the Pacific Crest Trail and took one second of film each day to create a 3 minute video montage that shows some of the most incredible landscapes anywhere in the world.
To be a great travel photographer it requires more than just the ability to capture pretty photo — in fact, sometimes the photos don’t have to be pretty at all. This is a long video, so grab a coffee/tea/beer, and prepare to absorb some quality knowledge from a professional travel and documentary photography.
California is a place we all seem to hold a special place for. It is the subject of songs, movies, and the dreams of many Americans. Take a moment to see how beautiful the Golden State landscape truly is in this stunning time-lapse video.
Have your travel plans to the Faroe Islands have been recently thwarted by the COVID-19 pandemic? Don’t worry, because Visit Faroe Islands has made it possible for you to take a virtual trip around their pristine islands.
If you’ve taken photos in your past travels that may not have exactly pleased you, you should take some time after a while to revisit them.
As a personal approach to traveling, I generally bring more gear than I think I’ll ever use. As is almost always the case, I find that there’s something more I should have brought or, conversely, something I should have left behind.