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The Austin State Capitol Building: Shooting the Right Light

The cool thing about this road trip across America is that I’ve gotten...

Photographer vs. White Sands

There’s something about White Sands National Monument that just has my...

Photography at Red Rock Crossing, Sedona

I visited Sedona, Arizona at the very start of 2012 and shot a spot called...

Ski and Snowboard Photography at Marmot Basin, Jasper

The other day, we got the chance to make our way up Marmot Basin for a...

On Location in Havasu Canyon

And so it begins, the great American Road Trip.  This year’s US road...

On Location in Whistler, British Columbia

Well, that about wraps up the winter adventure for a bit.  On one side of...

A First Time Adventure in Thailand

Seekers of luxury and scruffy backpackers alike flock to the translucent...

An Enterprise Road Trip to Drumheller

If you’ve been following this travel photography blog a bit of late,...

Nature Photography Critique – Images by Jeff Bartlett

It’s been a little while now since I’ve done a proper...

Travel Photography Critique

Over at my hot off the presses travel photography YouTube Channel,...

The Canon 6D vs. the Canon 7D Mark II

If you’re fairly new into DSLR photography and walk into a shop, the...

What’s the Best Camera Strap for Travel Photography?

A couple weeks ago when I picked up my Canon 6D, one of the first things I...

Reviewing the Canon 16-35mm f/4 at Crescent Falls

A couple weeks ago, I got my hands on some new glass, which is always fun....

Canon 16-35mm f/4 Unboxing and Specs

I know what you’re thinking, did I hit win the lottery?  No, no I...

Using Macro Extension Tubes

I know what you’re thinking: “Brendan, you’re a travel...

How to Make them Mountains Sing!

I know that if you’ve read the title, you’re already judging my...

How to Take Photos from Trains: A Photo Guide from the Via Rail

For the second time in my life, I had the brilliant opportunity to take the...

How to Take Silky Smooth Waterfall Photos in Iceland or Anywhere

If you’re fairly new to photography, you’re likely curious about...

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