Best Photo Spots in Myanmar

Myanmar (previously known as Burma) is full of mind-blowing places that are incredible for photography. There are thousands of temples, beautiful glassy lakes on which lie floating villages, and lush, green jungles. I’ve documented some of the best photo spots in Myanmar to help you plan your trip. I went to Myanmar in August 2016 […]

The Best Micro Four Thirds Lenses for Travel

Now that you’ve bought a micro four thirds camera, you’re probably looking to get the best micro four thirds lenses for travel photography. When traveling, I really prefer to pack light so I’ll be focusing on what to carry if you want a minimal setup. Not everybody wants to go light, but I’m traveling long-term […]

Best Online Backup For Photographers

Online backup is one of those things that everyone knows they need but no-one wants to set up. The last ransomware incident finally lit a fire under my butt to figure out the best cloud backup for photographers. If you don’t know what ransomware is, you should, but it’s only one of many reasons why a cloud […]

Panasonic Lumix GX85 vs. G85 – Which one’s right for you?

So you’re considering one of these excellent Panasonic cameras? I really love Panasonic’s lineup, but even I have to admit they are not the best at naming and differentiating their cameras. No matter how much I try, I can’t remember their naming convention resulting in a bit of confusion. The Lumix gx85 vs g85 is […]

Great Places to Take Pictures in San Diego

San Diego is a beautiful and fun city and there’s a lot to do and see. So naturally, there are a lot of amazing places to take pictures in San Diego.

Honestly, whether you’re a tourist looking for some must-see places, a pro looking for photo shoot locations, or just a local looking for a great location for photowalk or stunning views, there’s something for you.

A DIY Camera Bag is the Best Travel Camera Bag

Alright peeps, I’ve had a number of camera bags along the way and honestly, most of them have been downright ugly. So my rec is to make the perfect DIY camera bag by using a padded camera bag inserts. For some reason, most camera bags on the market are all just black, strappy, “technical” and […]

The Best Photography Classes with Assignments

If you think a photography course with assignments is for high school students, you’d be wrong. I think assignments are the best way to learn photography. Because they let you practice each concept before moving on. It’s one thing to learn something conceptually and another to be able to use it in practice and see […]

Photo Locations Map Search now Live

Hey everyone, excited to announce that you can now see and search the photo locations in a map view! The map view allows you to filter by certain keywords or locations. [Title image by Kevin Doncaster] Only going to San Diego, and don’t need to see posts about another city? Choose San Diego in the […]

3 Ways to Find the Best Places for Photography While Traveling

The #1 reason I love travel is to seek out the best places for photography. I mean I love the food, and culture and people too but photography is a really big part of why I travel. [Title image of laptop and mug by David Joyce] Research for Travel Photography I love to shoot when I […]

These 3 Things Make Great Photos

There’s 3 important components to great photography. If you’ve been reading any photography guides at all, you probably think I’m talking about ISO, shutter speed and aperture. Not quite! That stuff is important – but all that gets you is a great exposure, not a great photo. You could take a perfect exposure of a sidewalk […]