Tag: travel

Madeira – a Photographer’s Paradise

You have probably been somewhere and thought to yourself, “Wow, this is a true photographer’s paradise.” On the island of Madeira, this phrase takes on an entirely new meaning. The main reason is the island’s incredible diversity which is concentrated in a very small area. Imagine going from a tropical city at sea level to a mountain that’s over 1800m above sea level in an hour’s drive. If your goal is to try as many photographic scenarios as possible, then this is the place.

Mountain Pass Crossing with Camera in Hand

Short day hikes certainly have their charm. You have more freedom when planning and only need to carry the essentials. On the other hand, you’re usually hiking in the blaring midday sun and missing out on some of the most beautiful parts of the day. It’s a different story when you head into the mountains for days, weeks, or even months. All of sudden, you’re waking up to beautiful light, everything is constantly changing, and you’re rewarded with epic sunsets at the end of the day.

Mexico and Guatemala: Photography in a Tropical Jungle

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.

Colorful Mexico

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.

Making your adventures look epic

“The photos just don’t do it justice.” Have you ever found yourself muttering this disappointedly when trying to describe the way the colors of the sunset reflected in the mountain lakes below you? Or that special shade of blue in the water of a glacier-fed stream to your friends after your adventure? You tried to take a picture to capture the moment, but the results were somewhat unfulfilling to say the least. Is it actually possible for travelers who are not professional photographers to end up with great photos of their trip? To find out, my fellow travel enthusiasts and I at 10Adventures decided to try Zoner Photo Studio X.

Zoner Photo Studio Power User: Mark Fusco

This time in our Power User series, we briefly interviewed Mark Fusco, a Zoner Photo Studio user from Adelaide, South Australia. He’s a traveler, and almost all of his travel is photography-related. Let’s take a look at how he sees photography.

Vacation Photography

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.

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