Tours and Travel Category Archive

Hiking and Camping Tips from a Landscape Photographer

Even ignoring photography – which is a fun way to begin an article on a photography blog! – I’ve always loved hiking, camping, and being in the great outdoors. Some of my favorite memories are from times when I left my camera in my backpack or at home and just went exploring.

Photography Life 2021-2022 Workshop Announcements

I am very excited to announce Photography Life's 2021 and 2022 Workshops! Without a doubt, this past year has been pretty rough for many of us. With all the lockdowns and closures in place, it was quite hard to do anything travel-related for our team, let alone run a photography...

Utah – America’s Hidden Gem

Have you been to Utah yet? If not, why not? It is, after-all, the most beautiful state... I had no idea what to expect but I fell in love with Utah from the moment I first set foot there. It's different. The people are very nice, friendly and polite. The...

Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

I have been in the Southwest part of Colorado for about a week now, waiting for the haze to clear up, and the weather to change a little. While here, I wanted to see how the San Juan mountains look this year, with all the drought and COVID-19 restrictions. Although...

Photographing the Birds of Enchanting Sikkim

Sikkim is the second smallest state in India, lying on the lap of the mighty Himalayas, towards the north-eastern part of the country. Since the proximity of Sikkim is relatively close to my workplace, I have had a couple of chances to visit a few enchanting and secluded hamlets of...

South America, Part II

A few months ago, I published the first article about my trip through South America. Now, after I’ve returned home and had the chance to go through all my photographs and pick out some of the best, I’d like to share the second part of my journey with you.

The Virtual Tourist: Venice Revisited

Last March I contributed an article at PL titled "Venice in Black & White". I ended it by saying that I was hoping to return to Venice that year. Despite my wife reminding me that I already have tons of photos, I still wanted to go back and get better...

How to Photograph Lake Bled

Picture postcard perfect Lake Bled with its iconic island and church is probably the most photographed spot in Slovenia. Whilst it appears quite straightforward to photograph, it still pays to do a little advance planning to get the most out of your time there. When to Go I prefer winter...

Follow PL as We Travel in the Middle East

Spencer and I are currently traveling in the Middle East. We are starting our journey in UAE, after which we are planning to visit the beautiful Jordan. The last week of our month-long adventure will be spent in Turkey. If you would like to follow our daily adventures and get...