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 one lens. That camera served me well until the F-Bomb Heard Around …
Hpa-An is oh-so-close to being the perfect travel destination.
With photography, you need skill, patience, lots determination – and a bit of luck – to get a good shot.
My most valuable souvenirs from our trip to Indonesia are the photos I took of the people. I can always go on Google images and see photos of the volcanoes, temples and beaches we visited, but those moments with people are unique. Putting together this photo essay made me happy. Looking back through my photos …
Street photography is difficult, maybe the most challenging and intimidating genre of photography.
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.
In Varanasi, in the year 2012, among the dead bodies floating down the Ganges, the corpses burning in the funeral pyres, amid the voracious touts and the Indians bathing in the polluted, trash-filled river, I noticed something disturbing and out of place: I saw a guy using his iPad for a camera.