Imagine being literally flooded with greenery. It’s so thick it even blocks the sun and only a ray or two sneaks through every so often. Everywhere you turn, there’s a new scent to discover, something rustles, and then there’s the howling of monkeys that carries over everything. From this beauty, unique hills emerge that upon closer inspection reveal mysterious monuments of lost civilizations. Does this sound like something out of a movie to you? The truth is this is the reality you can encounter in the jungles of Mexico and Guatemala.
Mexico has a varied reputation among travelers. On one hand, we picture monumental pyramids and a turquoise-blue coast. On the other hand, some travelers only picture drug cartels and immense poverty. This may make a photographer wonder if this country is at all worth visiting. My response is absolutely Yes. Let me elaborate on why I think so.
There are many of you out there who have thought about what it would be like to start making money with your photography. You’ve certainly considered whether it’s worth it, if you could even handle it, and how it would all work. There is no simple answer to these questions. But the short answer is: it’s a struggle. However, for some people, it is a struggle that is worth the uncertainty. In this article, we’re going to get into how to start making a living with your photography and what it’s like to become a freelance photographer. It may give some of you the confidence you need to finally take the plunge!
Shooting pictures in the mountains isn’t easy, and in this article we’ll be showing you the best way to prepare up for it and choose the right equipment. No matter whether you’re getting ready for your first mountain vacation or you’re a winter mountain photography veteran, you’ll definitely appreciate our tips. Read our article, and you’ll come home with your gear intact, your health untouched, and your camera full of beautiful views.
African Wild Dogs are among the most endangered predators on the continent. The largest packs live in the Okavango Delta—where I finally managed to “hunt them down” after several tries. They can run faster than an ATV, and photographing them takes time and a healthy dose of luck. But in the end, I succeeded. Read the Whole Story.
The Northern Lights are back for the winter again, and many of us photographers will be heading up to greet them with our cameras. They’re a breathtaking experience, and they’re often even more gorgeous in pictures than in reality. It’s time to head north to polar lands and use the season to the fullest! Read on to find out where to seek the Northern Lights and how to capture them.
Vacations and cameras go together like sensors and shutters. Almost nobody today heads out on vacation without their camera. Meanwhile, it doesn’t really matter what that camera is like. Much more important is why you’re going on vacation, and what you’ll be doing there. Today we’ll tell you what to focus on, what to avoid, and what to present in your vacation photography.
Many photographers see vacations not only as a time of relaxation and shared activities with their families, but also as a chance to capture their loved ones in pictures. Take a look at how best to interconnect your hobby and time spent with your family.
Have a flight coming up? Then you have a chance to take pictures that would be hard to get otherwise. How can you get the most out of this opportunity? And how can you beat the technical problems that come with taking pictures through a plane window?