Una Mattinata Frustrante a Roma
Dealing with photographic frustration in Rome, from unexpectedly closed vantage points to run-ins with Italian military.
Photocombobulate #22: Travel Lessons Learned
Mason and I both went on vacation and took different approaches to making photos.
PhotoActive 118: Scott Kelby’s Travel Tips
Scott Kelby joins us this week on the PhotoActive podcast to talk about travel photography, using the years of experience he’s gained and now collected into his new book, The Travel Photography Book.
The Value of Returning to Your Photos
It’s easy to finish a shoot or a vacation and then move on to the next one. But invariably I find gems and worthwhile photos when I return to them later, even more than a year later in this case.
How to Use Lightroom Mobile while Traveling
One of my photo workshop participants wrote with a question: She’s going on a trip and wants to use her iPad and Lightroom Mobile just for the trip, without syncing her existing photo library to the device. Is it possible? In my latest article for CreativePro, I explain how to use the iPad as a ...
Seattle Times: Gadgets on Vacation
My most recent Practical Mac column for the Seattle Times was published the day I left for vacation, which was apt: It’s all about technology while traveling. (And because I was on vacation last week, I forgot to post a link to it!) In the article, I talk about TripMode 2, the Mac software that ...
My Favorite Coffee in Seattle
If you're just visiting Seattle, or you've just moved here, or if, like me, you want to expand your coffee knowledge, here are some of my favorite coffee spots.
How to Prepare for Travel Assignments Around the World
Over at PetaPixel, National Geographic Traveler photographer Susan Seubert explains how she prepares for international photo travel. Research is key, as is using apps such as Easy Release and Sun Seeker on her iPad while in the field. Read the whole thing, which covers valuable information on researching destinations and packing photography gear. How I ...
TripMode Keeps You Under Your Data Cap While Traveling
When I was co-leading a photo workshop in May, we spent several days at a hotel that had meager (to be polite) Internet access. Fortunately, my cellular-equipped iPad picked up an LTE signal easily. So, using the iOS Personal Hotspot feature, I connected my MacBook Pro to the iPad… …and swiftly burned through my cellular ...
Article: Portable Power Options
My latest column for the Seattle Times looks at power—specifically how I found a few gadgets useful during the holiday break for charging devices. I also mention the WD My Passport Wireless, which was quite useful for backing up the photos I captured while out of town. Read it here: More device power and storage ...