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How to Make them Mountains Sing!

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

The Art of Photo Location Scouting in Waterton Lakes National Park

I’ve only been to Waterton Lakes National Park once; last year on the...

Getting the Shot in Bern, Switzerland

As a travel photographer, going through some of your old work is a bit...

The Crescent Moon Oasis of Dunhuang, China

After seeing some photos of places in the northwestern Chinese province of...

On Location with the Volkswagen Touareg in Banff National Park

Coming home is always fun.  I seem to always leave way too much time...

Test Shots from the Nokia Lumia 1520 in Winnipeg

I got yet another chance to take the Via Rail across Canada this past week....

A Week in Iceland: Stats, Costs, and Travel Photography

When we were booking our flights from Europe to North America, we found that...

Cheese, Castles and Aliens: On Location in Gruyeres, Switzerland

Gruyeres is much like any medieval village in Switzerland.  It’s...

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,...

Epiphanie Camera Bags Review

One of the things I started to notice on my latest trip around the world was...

Test Shots from the Nokia Lumia 1520 in Winnipeg

I got yet another chance to take the Via Rail across Canada this past week....

Hands-On Review of Photoshop Elements 13 and a Giveaway!

This week, I got my hands on a copy of the latest version of Photoshop...

Gear Review: The Naneu Bags Outlander 50L Camera Backpack

I’ve been in the market for a new camera bag for the past couple...

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...

Photography Packing Guide for Iceland

The day has nearly arrived for me to leave on my week long adventure in...

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