We interrupt the regularly scheduled Southeastern Asia blog schedule for a few photos from my trip to Germany and Istanbul. I was there on self-assignment (a.k.a., visiting my boyfriend) from September 10 through 18. Here is a little taste of what I saw.
A Travel Guide for Can Tho, Vietnam It was tough for me to write this blog post about the Cai Rang floating markets. On the one hand, the floating markets are a fascinating local experience that give visitors a taste of what life in Vietnam was like before the introduction of Western-style supermarkets. On the […]
In my last few posts, I gave you some tips for traveling to Siem Reap and within the Angkor Wat temple complex. Today I tackle how to snag the ultimate unicorn: the elusive Angkor Wat sunrise photo. Many have tried to capture it, but here is what you need to know in order to bag […]
An Assessment of Each Angkor Wat Temple From a Photographer’s Perspective If you have a Tomb Raider-style photography adventure to Cambodia in your future, then this Angkor Wat temple guide will come in handy. In February I spent a week in Siem Reap visiting virtually every temple in the Angkor Wat complex. I visited most […]
Tips for Traveling to Angkor Wat From a Photographer’s Perspective When I was researching my own trip to Cambodia, I did not find a lot of Angkor Wat travel tips from a photographer’s perspective. Even though Angkor Wat is one of the most photographed places in all of the world, I never found a key […]
Siem Reap is the Las Vegas of Southeast Asia. As opposed to quieter destinations in this part of the world, Siem Reap is all about neon lights, loud noise, and sensory overload. If the temples of Angkor Wat are on your list of must-see destinations, then this town is a necessary evil as there is […]
Don’t get me wrong, I love the colors of the rock formations and mountains in Death Valley. But that said, the lunar landscape of the area offers wonderful opportunities to explore texture once the color has been removed. Here are a few highlights from my trip to Death Valley as seen in black and white.
I am always in search of new adventures, and there are few places I would venture to twice. Top of my list of exceptions, however, is Death Valley. The lunar landscape of the desert is unlike almost anything on earth, and I came back from my trip with some spectacular photos as well as a […]
Coney Island is a street photographers paradise. The colors, action, and people get photographers of every genre something to shoot. Here are a few tips for your Coney Island street photography if you are planning a trip to the Brooklyn shore.
Happy Labor Day! Is summer really over? A final photo from my July trip to North Carolina. This was a spontaneous stop just outside Dillsboro, as I was driving on my way to Cherokee for the annual pow wow. I saw these sculptures and assumed it was an old graveyard. Turns out this is simply […]