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Ride and Photograph Interview With Jussi Lyons – Photography Talk

Jussi Lyons hails from Scotland but now lives in Shanghai, China. As an avid traveler he can be found taking pictures around the world. Photographer, pilot and entrepreneur – this bicycle riding chat has many caps and many talents. He is a founding member of Clean Republic which is an e-bike manufacturer in Seattle. His passion for photography started while …

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Tripods and Heads to Mount Your Camera – focus on travel photography

Are you new to photography or perhaps just new to travel photography? Maybe you have only used a camera hand held and now you’re ready to add a tripod to your photography gear. We all ask these questions at one point. The tripods and heads that I used for studio and architecture were less than ideal for travel photography. This …

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Planning a Photography Trip – A Journey to Namibia

Bob Wild is an award winning international landscape photographer. Armed with exceptional photography skills and a touch of wanderlust he traveled to Namibia to scout an African Safari photography workshop. In this interview we talk about planning a photography trip as a workshop, how to introduce a new location in the world to eager photography tour guests, and how to …

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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. We often take for granted that these places are there and …

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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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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 …

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Bike Gear Packing List for a Cycling and Photography Tour

Your bike gear packing list on a cycling and photography tour will be different than what you would normally ride or travel with. So what should you bring? I like to be ready for anything, and that means I often pack more than I need to. Even if you’re an avid traveler and you can pack a bag for a three …

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Cycling and Photography Tour – Planning a Cycling Vacation for Photographers

Have you ever heard the phrase, “We become who we are.”? Even in the busy day to day of life we find a way to pursue our passions. I go out for a ride on Saturday mornings while my wife takes our boy to swim lessons. In the spring; when the nights start to get longer, I ride in the …

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Local Friends as Travel Helpers

Local friends are made when I connect with them as travel helpers to aid me during a trip. I have written about this before, and the more I travel the more I find that it holds up. These aren’t people I know before I get there, but they often become someone who I would really like to go back and visit …