The Value of Self-Evaluation Regardless of the Trade
Dec12

The Value of Self-Evaluation Regardless of the Trade

The entire purpose of my Enterprise Rent-a-Car road trip to Drumheller was to show people what it takes to pursue a passion. Yes, it takes effort, time, overcoming some obstacles, and it involves help from people that want to see you succeed.  But, I think one of the most little talked about aspects of pursuing your passion is self-evaluation.  No matter what it is you do, evaluating where you’re at, what your strengths are, and...

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An Enterprise Road Trip to Drumheller
Dec09

An Enterprise Road Trip to Drumheller

If you’ve been following this travel photography blog a bit of late, you’ll know that I’ve been going a little bit stir crazy here in Alberta.  It’s not that Canada isn’t amazing and full of really cool places to see, it’s just that I haven’t had wheels for most of the time I’ve been here.  As such, it’s been a bit hard to get around.  And, sure, we’ve gone on a couple cool...

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Using Macro Extension Tubes
Nov19

Using Macro Extension Tubes

I know what you’re thinking: “Brendan, you’re a travel photographer, get the hell out of the house!”.  And, believe me, I want to.  But, I’m kind of cooped up here at the moment in my hometown.  Not only do I not have a car at my disposal, and there’s no public transport out here in the sticks, but it’s been bloody cold.  Last week, the temperature actually hit something like -30 with the wind...

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8 Useful and Money-Saving Travel Photography Hacks
Nov11

8 Useful and Money-Saving Travel Photography Hacks

When you’re a travel photographer, whether professional or amateur, there are always a lot of concerns regarding cost and space.  Photography gear is extremely expensive, obviously, so when purchasing gear we have to take these things into account.  And when it comes to space, well, you can’t travel with everything you own no matter how much money you have.  Thus, there are a number of travel photography hacks that people...

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Reviewing the Canon 16-35mm f/4 at Crescent Falls
Nov06

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.  I picked up the Canon 16-35mm f/4 IS which is a super-wide angle lens for full frame cameras.  I needed something wide to go along with the 6D I bought.  And, to be honest, I did more research on the lens than I did the camera body, because I really value good glass, and there are a number of options that provide similar results.  I ended up going with the...

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