Articles tagged "travel"

Almost human: photographing critically endangered mountain gorillas

After years focused primarily on landscapes, Erez Marom leapt on an opportunity to return to his roots in wildlife photography. A trip to the mountains of Uganda photographing endangered mountain gorillas yielded some stunning photos – and an experience of a lifetime.

Gitzo announces Gitzo Mini Traveler tripod with patent-pending 'Pull & Fix' technology

Gitzo has shared the details of its upcoming compact tripod, the Gitzo Mini Traveler. The pocket-sized tripod features Gitzo's patent-pending 'Pull & Fix' leg angle selector and is capable of holding up to 3kg/6.6lbs on its aluminum tripod head.

Video: How to safely and legally fly with camera batteries

This useful video guide by The Slanted Lens will get you up to date on the latest TSA rules on flying with lithium ion batteries. If you're getting ready to travel with a bunch of photography gear, this is one to watch.

Chaos, color, and community: 10 days in India

Resource Travel's Brandon Cunningham recently joined The Giving Lens for a 10-day adventure in India. A trip he won't soon forget, to a country that left him in "sensory and soul overload."

2017 Buying Guide: Best cameras for travel

Whether you're piling the family in the minivan for a trip to the Magic Kingdom or backpacking through Southeast Asia, you're going to want to capture the experience in photographs. And we've got you covered.

Island paradise: A travel photographer's guide to Tahiti

Last August, travel photographer and Resource Travel editor Michael Bonocore escaped to the island of Tahiti for a month of cool adventures and amazing photography.

Lonely Planet unveils Instagram-like Trips app for sharing travel photos and tips

Travel guide publisher Lonely Planet just released a new Instagram-like app called Trips. The app lets you share photos from your adventures and, if you're interested, create travel guides of your own.

Mt. Everest: The ultimate wedding photography gig?

California couple and their photographer trek 3 weeks across Nepal to get married. Some of the photos are pretty cool.

Ultimate travel kit - Thailand with Olympus' E-M1 II & 25mm prime lens

Thailand has incredible landscapes, delicious food and warm and friendly locals. DPR staffer Carey Rose came to realize that documenting a trip like this with a 50mm equivalent lens was a lot more difficult than he anticipated. Read more

Sand and sky: Photographing Morocco

Resource Travel Editor Michael Bonocore has been across the globe and back again to photograph exotic locations, but even he was unprepared for what he found in Morocco. Read more

Tip of the iceberg: Learning photography in Antarctica

People become interested in photography in many different ways, and at different stages of life. Some are hooked early on, while others discover the joy of making photos much later. For Kira Morris, it was the isolation and natural beauty of life in Antarctica that inspired her to take up photography. Read more

Finding your story: National Geographic grant winner Max Lowe

Born into a family with a taste for the 'restless life,' Max Lowe's photographic journey began late and grew quickly. His zeal for travel to far flung regions of the world, to lead a restless life himself, naturally extended to a desire to tell the stories of his experiences through photography. What started as a hobby quickly became the journey of a lifetime through a grant with National Geographic. See Lowe's pictures and learn more about his career. Read more

Better together: A photographer's trip to Southeast Asia with a limbless man

'If I Can...' is the motto Chris Koch lives by. Born without arms and legs, the Canadian travels as a motivational speaker, challenging his audiences to live their lives to their greatest potential and push beyond difficulties. Portrait and wedding photographer Anna Tenne happened to meet Chris before he gave a presentation in her hometown, and not long after the two fast friends headed on a journey to Southeast Asia. Read more

Shooting with a point of view: Anna Mia Davidson in Cuba

In 1999, Anna Mia Davidson packed up 100 rolls of Tri-X film, an old Leica M4-P, two lenses and headed to Cuba to photograph the grittier reality of Cuban life that lurked beneath its colorful surface. Davidson expresses the importance of having a unique point of view to guide her as she made multiple trips over several years, documenting the island nation through some of its most turbulent times. Read more

Pack your gear: Lonely Planet's Top 10 must-visit countries in photos

Travel and photography are two pursuits that are often intertwined. While photographers who've been bit by the travel bug will usually have a long list of destinations they plan to visit in their back pocket, others may need a little inspiration or encouragement to head in a particular compass direction. Lonely Planet is happy to help out, as always, with its annual list of top travel destinations. Read more

DPReview Recommends: Best Compact Cameras for Travel

There's a big world out there, just waiting for you to explore it. In our opinion, a camera is one of the best traveling companions you can have. Here are our top five recommendations.

Traveller's bag for mirrorless camera
Looking for a traveller's camera bag for a mirrorless setup, I found the Tamrac Jazz Messenger 2 to be the best (and basically the only one that fit the bill)
Svalbard Archipelago Expedition
If you’re interested in a vacation where you can enjoy walks with gorgeous scenery, nature exploration and wildlife expeditions across glaciers within an amazing natural setting, then there is just one place for you to visit: the Svalbard Archipelago, Norway.
Flying Penguins: Photography in Antarctica

DPReview reader Eric Lew is a keen wildlife photographer, and recently returned from a trip to Antarctica. He shared some recollections, advice and photographs in a post on our forums, but we thought what he wrote was so good it deserved a wider audience. Click through for Eric's 2-page article 'Flying Penguins: Photography in Antactica' and find out how you too can publish articles like this on dpreview.

Ireland: A Photographers' Guide
Once upon a time Ireland was a much talked-about dream destination for photographers. But although not as trendy as it used to be, this little island is still well worth a visit. Carsten Krieger explains why.
The Commando Photographer Guide to Travel
When you don't have all the time you want to dedicate to travel photography, your objective is to get in, get the pictures you want, and get out. The Commando Photographer travels light, gets in quick, takes the shot and gets out fast.