• Travel Photography

    Online Travel Photography Courses: Why They’re Awesome (+5 Great Ones!)

    If you took a look at my credit card statement, you would be able to figure out pretty quickly that I’m an online course addict. I absolutely love learning new skills, and am always trying a new course-whether it’s to help me with my blog or with something like photography! This post is going to be all about online travel photography courses–what they are, why they’re awesome, and a few of my favorites! So let’s get started 🙂 What are online travel photography courses? Travel photography courses have long been multi-day workshops taught by professional photographers. These can seem majorly intimidating, and I don’t blame you if you never even…

  • Addie standing in front of Öxarárfoss Waterfall in Thingvellir National Park, Iceland
    Europe Travel,  Travel Photography

    Iceland in December: 50+ Pictures That Will Inspire You To Go

    Think winter is the worst time of the year to visit Iceland? Think again. Fewer crowds and the chance to see the northern lights make Iceland in December one of the best times to go! Still not convinced? Well, they say a picture is worth a thousand words, so how does 55 sound? I spent 5 days in Iceland in December last year and had the absolute time of my life. From Christmas cheer (and curious child-eating Christmas cats) to sights that took my breath away by simply being there, Iceland is a land like no other. Here’s 50+ pictures of Iceland in December that prove it. Iceland in December:…

  • Travel Photography

    7 Travel Photography Myths + Why They’re Not True

    Have you ever thought that you just weren’t good enough to take professional-level photos of your travels? That you needed to splash out on a big, expensive camera and tons of gear? Ever gotten overwhelmed by the need to shoot in manual mode? There are a lot of travel photography myths out there, you guys. And I’m on a mission to break down those misconceptions and barriers to entry. So in this post, I’m talking about 7 different travel photography myths that really get my blood boiling and why they’re just not true. So buckle in. It’s going to be a wild ride 😉 MYTH #1: YOU NEED A BIG,…

  • Food and a lit up plant from a window in the back
    Travel Photography

    Composition & Lighting: 2 Secrets to Great Travel Photos

    One of the biggest photography myths out there is that you need an expensive camera and to shoot in manual mode in order to take good pictures. But actually, so much of what makes a good photo is lighting and composition: 2 things that absolutely have nothing to do with how “good” your camera is. If you don’t have your lighting and composition down, it doesn’t matter how expensive or fancy your camera is. Your photos will be subpar, plain and simple. That’s why I want to take a deep dive into lighting and composition for travel photography in this blog post. Let’s get started! TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY COMPOSITION TIPS Composition…

  • Travel Photography

    14 Travel Photography Mistakes (& How To Fix Them)

    Over the years that I’ve been traveling, I’ve seen quite a few travel photography mistakes as they’re happening. People with huge cameras sitting on auto mode, shooting photos of their kids into the sun-unintentional silhouettes just waiting to happen. People grabbing just a few shots before moving on to their next destination. People weighed down by gear. And yes, I’ve made a few–if not all–of these travel photography mistakes myself. Some of them are mistakes that have to be made as part of the learning process. But others are criminally easy to avoid, and I want to help you do just that–which is why I decided to sit down and…

  • Personal,  Travel Photography

    Why I Love Travel Photography

    There are a lot of things I love in this world: good food, gorgeous sunsets, the feeling of waking up after a great night’s sleep… But there’s one thing that I love more than anything else: travel photography. I love to travel, point blank. But there’s something about holding the viewfinder up to my eye and capturing everything that I see that makes travel all the more exciting. When I take pictures during my travels, I feel whole. I seriously do. And while I don’t think it’s 100% possible to put into words everything it is about travel photography that I find so fulfilling, I’m going to try to do…