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What to Photograph on Your Vacation

Vacation time is drawing rapidly nearer. You’re surely looking forward to many new experiences and moments that you’ll want to preserve. But if you don’t want to come back home with a huge pile of photos and then throw away three quarters of them, get inspired by our tips on what to photograph and how.

Photo Story: Chasing Waterfalls

It’s usually not possible to shoot waterfalls from behind, but when an opportunity presents itself, but it’s taking advantage of an opportunity if it presents itself. Even if it means waiting for the right moment. This is the story of how exactly this type of photo came to be.

China: A Country of Many Faces

After visiting China, you’ll never be the same. Something inside you will have changed. China will change the way you see the world and change all the preconceptions you had about China until now. Whether you set out to discover the history, landmarks, modern architecture, good tea, or nature, one thing is for sure. China has many faces, and they all interlace.

How I Photographed the Reed Warbler

If birds were to form musical groups, the reed warbler would probably be a metalhead. That’s what always comes to mind when I’m sitting by the pond looking for something to photograph. It is one of the loudest birds found at the European waters’ edge.

Photo Story: Church Amidst the Fog

This church is one of my favorites. I have driven past it many times and had hoped to one day get a shot of it above the fog. Even when the weather was on my side, the story of how this photo came to be was filled with more challenges than I’d anticipated.

Documentary Photography

Documentary photography is a genre that can provide a solid foundation for photography skills. It’s important you at least master the basics before moving to other genres. Documentary photography can be a way for you to discover your own photography style. Learn to understand documentary photography and how you can use it to communicate.

How To Photograph the Elderly—Shining a Light on Old Age

Old age has always been a rewarding topic for photography. Famous photographers like Yousuf Karsh or Irving Penn don’t try to conceal the stories and experiences a person has etched on their face. On the contrary, they accentuate these lines with subtle lighting to truly reveal a story. How can a photographer approach the topic of old age with sensitivity?

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