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Crystal Mill Photography

Crystal Mill is one of the most iconic photography locations in Colorado. Photographing this historic site used to be as easy as getting there. It is privately owned and as of 2018 the owners have steps to protect the site and also to collect some funds to maintain it. The owners changed the access fees in 2021 – look at …

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Ride and Photograph Interview with Rasmus Pellizotti

Rasmus Pellizotti is a Danish veteran cyclist with experience from some of the most challenging amateur multi stage mountain road cycling events out there. Rasmus has been riding for more than 25 years, and busy outside of cycling with a full time job and raising kids. His passions are hard and long days, photography, and a post ride beer when …

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Ride and Photograph Interview with Galen Stilgebauer

Galen Stilgebauer is 45 years old and has been cycling since he was 12. Galen rode a lot when he was younger and rode consistently until about 28. At that time he got into doing electrical work; focused on that for 10 years and cycling took a back seat. One day he looked in the mirror, decided he needed to …

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Ride and Photograph Interview with TJ Windsor

TJ Windsor currently lives in Longmont Colorado; riding his bike and practicing his photography around Boulder and the foothills of Northern Colorado. After growing up playing competitive hockey in Maryland he embraced cycling with the same spirit. Riding hard and competing were his signature and purpose for being on the bike. He started taking photos on group rides and friends …

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Ride and Photograph interview with Jake Dancer

Seymour DoGood is just that; all about seeing more of your city, and lifting it up every chance you get!  My real name is Jake Dancer,  and I’ve been exploring on my bike for a few years now. I  Love pushing the limits of my mileage and exploring as far as I can. In a city like Kansas City Missouri; …

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Morocco Travel Photography – preparing your shot list for a photography tour

Are you getting ready for a Morocco travel photography tour? Planning a shot list before any photography tour is something I believe every photographer of any skill level should do. Professional photographers do it because they have to fulfill a set of content needs for a client contract. Even an amateur or hobbyist photographer shooting for fun will have a …

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My Travel Tales Podcast Conversation about travel, cycling and photography

This conversation for My Travel Tales touched on all of my favorite topics. Michael Hodgson is an industry pro at travel, photography, and also experienced on the topic of photography during a bike tour. Michael’s experience was immediately apparent by the questions he asked. If we met over a coffee or a beer this conversation could have gone on for …

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Morocco Cycling Vacation Ride Profiles

The ride profiles here will help you know what to expect and how to train for the routes on our adventure cycling tour in Northern Morocco.Route 1: Chefchaouen to Akchour Falls & Return Easy day one ride with a few small climbs to get your legs warmed up. This is one of the few exceptions where I have planned a …

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Photographing in the Moroccan Sahara

Author: Andy Yee This photo of the Erg Chebbi Dunes in the Sahara Desert of Morocco may well be the image that defines my photography career. Well; at least the part that enters into photography competitions. It’s not often that I take the time to enter into competitions as its not the reason for why I shoot in the first …

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Photography Essentials for Short Trips and for Long Trips

The long and the short of it 2018 Author: Andy Yee I’m frequently asked about what gear I use when photograph and what gear to take when traveling. Essentially there are two major factors which leads me to what gear I carry. The duration of the trip and if the equipment allows me to capture the most from the trip. …

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Photography Gear Packing List for Travel Photography Tours

Your photography gear packing list for a cycling and photography tour is pretty simple. It’s not really any different than what to pack for normal photography tours. Here are the photography essentials to bring in your travel gear and what to leave at home.  Packing Lists for your cycling and photography tour – PHOTO GEAR 1 file(s) 823.90 KB download When you’re …