One of the most common questions I get from my family, friends, and stalkers about my candid street photography is this: “How do people react?” They are surprised that the people in my photos don’t seem to mind being photographed in public settings. I’ve mostly […]
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9 Tips for Photographing Markets When Traveling
I love photographing markets when I travel, even though people there must think I’m really strange. I have been known to spend a considerable amount of time photographing people unloading trucks or carving up chickens much to the delight and confusion of the workers. Artists […]
My Top 10 Photos of 2018
A great exercise to do at the end of each year for any photographer is to select your 10 best photos. By doing this annually, you can (hopefully!) see improvement and growth. It is also a fun way to reflect on the year and look […]
Behind the Lens – Pure Joy
This photo of the kids playing with bubbles in Singapore was recently featured on Discover, so I thought I’d give you the backstory on the shot.
Should You Ditch Your DSLR and Use a Compact Camera for Travel Photography?
Like many people, when I first became interested in photography, I went out and bought a boxy DSLR and equipped it with a big-ass 28-300 lens. This setup worked well at first, as it allowed me to take photos of everything from landscapes to wildlife with […]
Notes From A Lecture By Annie Griffiths, or Remember to Wear Pants
“I woke up, looked out my window and saw these amazing clouds and knew it was going to be a special sunrise. I ran outside and got these amazing sunrise photos and this horse came over and got in the shot. I looked back and […]
The Art of Photographing Strangers
Street photography is difficult, maybe the most challenging and intimidating genre of photography.
How to Photograph Busy Tourist Sites, or Get The #$%^ Out of My WAY!
Unless you are a brutal dictator, a head of state, a mafia boss or you sneak in after hours, when visiting iconic places like the Taj Mahal or Great Wall of China or Machu Pichu, you will be sharing it with thousands of other tourists.
Not All Sunsets Are Created Equal – A Sunset Rating System
One of the joys of nature and travel photography is watching sunsets in spectacular places.