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The Best Photo Spots in Vietnam

  • December 7, 2019
  • Shimona Carvalho
Vietnam is an incredibly beautiful country. I had no idea what to expect when we went there and it was quite stunning, so it was...

Best Photo Spots in Peru

  • November 12, 2019
  • Shimona Carvalho
Headed to Peru and seeking out great places to shoot? Everyone knows about Machu Picchu but there is so much more to Peru as you'll...

Best Fuji Lens for Travel Photography

  • October 20, 2019
  • Shimona Carvalho
So you've got your Fuji camera and are putting together the ultimate travel kit. Don't worry we've got you covered with this list of the...

Accessories for the GX85 - Grip, Batteries and More

  • August 3, 2019
  • Shimona Carvalho
Bought your new camera and looking for the best Lumix GX85 grip? We've got you covered with this list of the most-requested accessories for the...

A Detailed 1 Week Mongolia Travel Itinerary

  • July 28, 2019
  • Shimona Carvalho
One of the first things you've got to do in Mongolia is find a good tour group and operator, and the second is plan your...

Finding the Perfect Mongolia Tour

  • July 13, 2019
  • Shimona Carvalho
Mongolia is a dream location for travel photographers. But on arriving there, I was shocked to learn that when looking for Mongolia tours, budget options...

The Best Camera for Travel

  • June 13, 2019
  • Shimona Carvalho
People often ask me which camera to buy, so I figured, why not consolidate what features I consider must-haves and what I believe to be...

Colca Canyon Without Hiking

  • May 4, 2019
  • Shimona Carvalho
There are a number of treks in this area but they are super intense, so we decided to see Colca Canyon without hiking. I've been...

8 Great Gifts For Beginner Photographers

  • April 29, 2019
  • Shimona Carvalho
Do you have a photographer in your life who's just getting started? Perhaps it's you! This list covers some awesome gifts for beginner photographers, with...

Best Photo Spots in Myanmar

  • April 28, 2019
  • Shimona Carvalho
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...

The Best Micro Four Thirds Lenses for Travel

  • March 29, 2019
  • Shimona Carvalho
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,...

Best Online Backup For Photographers

  • February 15, 2019
  • Shimona Carvalho
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...

Panasonic Lumix GX85 vs. G85 - Which one's right for…

  • February 12, 2019
  • Shimona Carvalho
While I love Panasonic's lineup, I'll admit they are not the best at naming and differentiating their cameras, resulting in a bit of confusion. The...

Great Places to Take Pictures in San Diego

  • December 23, 2018
  • Shimona Carvalho
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...

A DIY Camera Bag is the Best Travel Camera Bag

  • July 30, 2018
  • Shimona Carvalho
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...

The Best Photography Classes with Assignments

  • May 14, 2017
  • Shimona Carvalho
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...

The Best Tripods Under $100

  • March 15, 2017
  • Shimona Carvalho
Trying to pick a budget tripod? The running advice in photography circles is that you must spend a couple of hundred on your first tripod,...

Essential Travel Photography Gear

  • February 5, 2017
  • Shimona Carvalho
I often get asked what's in my camera bag or basically what I think the best travel photography gear is if you want to travel...

Photo Locations Map Search now Live

  • October 30, 2016
  • Shimona Carvalho
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...

3 Ways to Find the Best Places for Photography While…

  • October 22, 2016
  • Shimona Carvalho
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...