Capturing a Little Local Color in Ybor City

Photographing local artwork is a great way to capture the essence of a city or specific area. This image shows a close-up section of a mural along 7th Avenue in historic Ybor City, Florida. I love the vibrant colors and how the iconography in the painting depicts many cultural aspects … Continue reading

Learning to Use Natural Light in Travel Photography; The Golden Hour

Light is one of the most important elements of photography. When working in a studio, you can control the temperature, luminosity and position of lighting to achieve the perfect balance for your shot. Unfortunately, natural light isn’t so flexible or accommodating The Golden Hour (aka, Magic Hour, Blue Hour or Sweet Hour) is loosely … Continue reading

Travel Pic of The Day; Washington, D.C.

As I’ve mentioned before, I like to shoot from high up whenever possible. This image was captured from the top of the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C. Notice how natural leading lines draw your eyes from the circular World War II Memorial, at the bottom of the image, along the … Continue reading