Inspiration

Inspiration

The Temples, Streets, and People of Japan

I spent months scrolling through blogs and travel websites as I prepared to visit Japan. As it was my first time visiting the country, there was so much I wanted to see and do....

Winter in Hallstatt, Austria

I’ve always found my favorite places on Earth among the mountains. Maybe it’s because I won’t ever truly understand them, or maybe it’s because I find them more mysterious than anywhere else in this...

The Image of an Island

Imagine a place full of endless tea plantations. A place where you feel like you’re in Tom Waits' song, “All the world is green," full of green tea bushes and coconut palms. A place...
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More Than Just Parks: Acadia

Will and Jim Pattiz of More Than Just Parks describe Acadia National Park as being one of the top five national parks for fall foliage. Because it overlaps with the town of Bar Harbor,...

Photographing Glacier National Park

When Tyler Shaum set out photographing Glacier National Park, he was hoping to find some of the magic he had heard about from so many others. Although he had visited the park once before, it...
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Half Dome at Midnight: Hiking in Yosemite

After spending my summer in Chicago, I came back home to California feeling a void from not having spent any time in the mountains. Luckily, a friend of mine happened to win the Yosemite...

The New and Old UAE: A Country of Contrasts

The United Arab Emirates is a country full of contrasts. It is both modern and ancient, lively and peaceful. The sights and sounds of the UAE will transport you to another time, although the time...
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Exploring the Otherworldly Side of Botswana

Ask anyone who knows me and you’ll immediately be convinced of my fixation on exploring the whole of Africa — taking pictures along the way led me to Botswana. Each country has its own story...

Exploring Devils Lake, North Dakota, with Photographer Paul Johnson

Photographer Paul Johnson recently set out to document the rising waters of Devils Lake, North Dakota. Here's what he had to say about the experience. Tell us about Devils Lake, North Dakota. Devils Lake is located...

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