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How to Shoot Abstract Aerial Photography

Photography is about capturing feeling. Personally, I feel a strong connection with nature and its artistic appeal. I discovered this early in my youth as I explored and found beauty in each place I...

How to Craft a Memorable Story

We’re all in the midst of a great story. There’s a continual narrative at work in each of our lives that’s being shaped and honed by our choices. Storytelling provides the lens through which we...

How to Photograph the Charles Bridge

With its three Gothic towers, 30 intricate Baroque statues, and 16 beautiful arches spanning the Vltava River, the picturesque Charles Bridge is a hotspot for tourists armed with cameras. Everyone wants a shot of...

What It’s Like to Travel with Type 1 Diabetes

This past summer, I found myself on a train headed for Fairbanks, Alaska. A friend and I had driven across the entirety of the United States, up through British Columbia, Yukon, and into Alaska....

How to Photograph Your Next Train Journey

Train travel offers a special kind of ambience, no matter the final stop. On your next train ride, instead of putting your camera away, keep it by your side to document the unique aspects...

How to Shoot Architecture Photography

As an architecture photographer, Nancy Da Campo uses geometry every day. But instead of calculating exact angles or distances, she utilizes a greater sense of perspective and looks for lines, patterns, and shapes. Although she...

How to Photograph the Northern Lights

The Northern Lights are easily one of the most spectacular wonders of Iceland, but they’re also one the most elusive and unpredictable attractions the country has, which makes photographing these marvels even trickier than...

How to Travel to Iceland on a Budget

If you’ve heard that Iceland is one of the more expensive countries to visit, we regret to inform you that you heard correctly. The island nation offers some of the most breathtaking scenery in...

Photography Basics: Long Exposure

LESSON FOUR: LONG EXPOSURE If you’ve ever wondered how to snap serene shots of flowing water, vibrant light trails from moving cars, or the hustle and bustle of foot traffic, then today’s lesson is for...