travel photography

Images of Faith

February 20, 2011

9-340-38  stock photo of Israel, Jerusalem, Dalai Lama, Interreligious Friendship Group, June 1999

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Stone walls

March 7, 2010

4-900-870 stock photo of Ireland, Galway, Sheep in field with stone walls

Driving through the lush Irish countryside, I was struck by the simplicity and energy of the stone walls. There is an earthy contrast between the rough-hewn gray stones, the deep green of the pastures and the white wooled grazing sheep…

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Fort Point and the Golden Gate Bridge

February 20, 2010

8-720-66  stock photo of California, San Francisco, Fort Point beneath Golden Gate Bridge
Directly underneath the landmark Golden Gate Bridge, hidden from the view of the steady stream of daily commuters and tourists, lies a surprising and secrete treasure – a Civil War era brick and mortar fort built to protect the San Francisco Bay from unknown invaders, and now an unlikely tourist attraction……

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Getting the shot in Shanghai

February 3, 2010

7-620-41  stock photo of China, Shanghai, Buddha, Longhua Temple
Focus. Concentration. Iconic. Impact. Travel images work best when they communicate simply and directly with the viewer. Making a simple picture, however, is often more difficult and time-consuming than taking a complicated photo….

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Waves

January 29, 2010

2-221-20 stock photo of California, San Francisco Bay, Waves

This timeless and tranquil image of waves was selected by the book designer for the title page of my San Francisco Bay book…

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Clearing Storm

January 22, 2010

2-24-36  stock photo of Ecuador, Sunset on ChimborazoThe moments when light breaks through the clouds are always special for photographers…

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Photographing the Golden Gate

January 20, 2010

4-526-27  stock photo of California, San Francisco, Golden Gate Bridge from Baker BeachBeneath the gnarled pines of the headlands of the Golden Gate, rank upon rank of whitecaps roll in across the Pacific Ocean. With a muffled roar they spend themselves in a surge of foam on the rocks and sands….

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Bad Weather makes Good Pictures

November 20, 2009

9-579-50  stock photo of California, San Francisco Bay, Storm clouds over Bay
Do you put away your camera when it starts raining? You don’t need to. Some of the most dramatic scenery comes when the heavens open up and the storms roll in.

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Shanghai Pudong Night Skyline

November 6, 2009

7-620-4173  stock photo of China, Shanghai, Pudong skyline and the Bund Promenade at night
Twenty-first century Shanghai’s skyline is the showpiece of the city. The modern Pudong District, with the distinctive needle and ball of the Oriental Pearl Tower and the soaring steel and concrete of the Jin Mao Tower, sits on a bend in the Huang Po RIver…

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New FTC Rules that Travel and Photography Bloggers Should Note

October 29, 2009

9-254-66  stock photo of Greece, Athens, Mannequins in shop window

Travel photographers. Have you ever receieved free or discounted gear or travel ?
The FTC has proposed new rules on disclosure and endorsements which all travel journalists should review and understand.

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