Camera Comparison for Travel Photography

Camera Comparison for Travel Photography

What is the Best Travel Camera or Best Camera Generally? I get this question a lot. The best camera is one you’ll find easy and convenient for carrying throughout your trip, so check the size, weight, and features. Also, the best travel camera is one that...
Save Your SmartPhone’s Battery Power

Save Your SmartPhone’s Battery Power

Conserving smartphone battery is key when you are unable to charge it regularly or will be using it a lot during a day out. I have been in the situation where I am happily using my phone and then suddenly the power is gone. How am I going to get one last photo of the...
Introduction to Tripods + Tripod Heads

Introduction to Tripods + Tripod Heads

Do you need a tripod for your phone or camera, or are wondering if you might? Maybe you want to start shooting sunsets, try out astrophotography, or get a great time-lapse. For all of those, your camera requires a stable platform to prevent blur. This introduction to...
Photography: Sun Moon Lake + Green Island, Taiwan

Photography: Sun Moon Lake + Green Island, Taiwan

Welcome back A2Y Travellers (Amy and Yasmine)! They previously wrote about photography in Taipei here. Now they’re sharing their photography experience at Sun Moon Lake and Green Island in Taiwan.   Sun Moon Lake Photography at Sun Moon Lake There are beautiful...
Arequipa, Peru: Santa Catalina Monastery

Arequipa, Peru: Santa Catalina Monastery

I’m tired and just want the bus company to load my luggage onto the bus to Arequipa, so I can board and sit down. The bus station is loud, and I keep checking in at the bus company desk. My luggage sits safely in a back room, and the young man at the desk keeps...
Your First Photography Drone

Your First Photography Drone

I put off buying a photography drone for travel photography for a long time, and I regret it. Since I had zero experience, I was nervous! I had never flown any kind of remote-controlled toy, and nor played video games that used a joystick. Actually, I just never...
Photographing Pompeii, Italy – An Ancient City

Photographing Pompeii, Italy – An Ancient City

Frozen in time, Pompeii, Italy is photographically intriguing. Lauren Bishop, of the blog Global Locavore, beautifully presents her experience photographing Pompeii and shares her advice. Let’s see how she explored this fascinating place.   Why Visit Pompeii? Pompeii...
Top 4 Photography Locations in Taipei, Taiwan

Top 4 Photography Locations in Taipei, Taiwan

Lets explore photography locations in Taipei, Taiwan! A2Y Travellers (Amy and Yasmine), a UK couple have set off exploring the world and vlogging their experiences. Taiwan was not on their bucket list, but they inadvertently discovered a hidden gem where tourism by...
Is Learning Travel Photography Basics Important?

Is Learning Travel Photography Basics Important?

Nearly everyone has a camera. And, everyone takes photographs when traveling, whether around the corner or far from home. So, why isn’t everyone learning travel photography basics? Is Learning Travel Photography Basics Too Difficult? Phones and cameras have an...
Ollantaytambo Photography – Near Machu Picchu

Ollantaytambo Photography – Near Machu Picchu

You’ll love Ollantaytambo photography! The town is picturesque and has two amazing Incan ruins walking distance from the central plaza: building on a hillside and granaries on a mountainside. The hillside ruins have a fascinating water system, including large...
How To: Instagram Stories

How To: Instagram Stories

Although similar to Snapchat, Instagram Stories has functionality that is intuitive. The longtime complaint about Snapchat is that it is not intuitive. Stories on both platforms disappear after 24 hours, but that’s the end of the similarities. First, let’s...
10 Minutes for Better Travel Photos: Rule of Thirds

10 Minutes for Better Travel Photos: Rule of Thirds

Improve your travel photography or any other style with today’s easy tip on composition of a photograph. I’m going to show you the Rule of Thirds step-by-step on an iPhone, but you can use any phone or digital camera for this lesson. Why is the Rule of Thirds...
Polarizing Filter for Camera – What, When, How

Polarizing Filter for Camera – What, When, How

We will cover the what, when, and how of a polarizing filter. More camera gear you ask? Yes! And, I’ll also talk a little about shopping for your filter and other gear to bring along when using it.   What is a Polarizing Filter (Polarizer)? This is a filter you...
Photography Gear Packing List, Machu Picchu, Perú

Photography Gear Packing List, Machu Picchu, Perú

  Photography on Machu Picchu is amazing! Here’s my photography gear travel packing list, which you can use, too! It includes my camera bag and everything inside. I hiked up that steep mountain at 5 o’clock in the morning with all this, plus plenty of...
Itinerary for Photography at Machu Picchu, Peru

Itinerary for Photography at Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu ruins are similar to Angkor Wat in Cambodia in that the area is massive and the work involved to build such a place is incredibly impressive. In terms of photography at Machu Picchu, it is difficult to photograph the location due to the number of tourists...