Introduce yourself & share your travel photography links

Welcome to the Travel Photography group!

Introduce yourself here and share some of your work. I'll get it started.

I'm an American travel photographer originally from Detroit, USA. I'm currently based in South Africa shooting for the tourism industry and building my Stocksy portfolio.

You can find me here:


Got my new backpack camera insert - recommended!

Following a question I posted here a few weeks ago, I just received my new backpack insert for my camera gear. It is great! It fits nicely (though a bit tight) into my bag, and stores my gear in what seems to be a superb solution for me.

My backpack is a Deuter one:
The insert is from A-MoDe:

Camera contest by

There's this photographer named Jared Polin who goes by the nickname, that is reaching his 1,000,000th subscriber, and he holds a contest for that event. The prizes start with YOUR CHOICE of a camera up to 3500$, a 70-200 F2.8 lens, and a lot more. It's free to enter, of course.

His videos are a bit wacky, but he has...



I'm not a professional Travel photographer but have taken a few travel photos while I'm on Sabbatical in Mauritius. I'm usually based in the UK and take a variety of photos from Macro to Landscape and the occasional event. Let me know your thoughts and any tips will be welcome.

Thank you

Willy's Rock

When we hear of Aklan Province, the first thing that comes to mind is Boracay Beach, a well-known attraction, and a visit to the beach is not complete if you miss seeing the Blessed Virgin Mary's grotto and take a picture of the beautiful image on top of the Boracay Rock in Station 1.

In 2010, the image of the Blessed Virgin Mary was...

Zoomed vs Wide Landscapes

Hey All,

I travel for work, so I get stuck in odd places for a couple months at a time. Most recently, I'm in Kansas and exploring this interesting state. The longer I shoot, the more I find myself zooming in on different aspects of a particular landscape while photographing.

Those of you who shoot landscapes, do you enjoy a...

Seeking clarity... Can someone help me understand?

First things first, these 2 photos ARE NOT MINE. They belong to Alex Strohl, and I pulled them from the "Travel Alberta" collection on his site. I pulled these to use as an example.

Now that I have my disclosures out of the way, on to the question:

These past few days I've...