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A Look Behind the Lens in the Yukon

  There are some shots one never forgets. For me, this shot is one of them. I was traveling through Canada’s Dempster Highway, a narrow, gravel ribbon of road that stretches from Dawson City, Yukon Territory to Inuvik, Northwest Territories and then extends into Tuktoyaktuk on the Arctic Ocean. On this September day, it had been overcast almost all day, by the late afternoon storm clouds had started to roll in. The sub-arctic mountains act as wind tunnels when storms begin to approach. In …

10 Great Tips on How To Photograph People of Other Cultures

One of the most satisfying aspects of traveling is meeting people from different cultures. Yet, if you asked professional photographers what subject matter is most difficult to capture, most would say people. I’m not speaking of staged professional portraits here. I’m referring to amateur travel photographers who want to capture the essence of the cultures they visit – that is, their people. As a professional landscape, wildlife and travel photographer, I’m often asked to share some tips about how to …

10 Helpful Ways To Take Photos With Your Pets

Pets are not just pets, they are family. So why leave them out when you’re taking photos? You may think that having your pet around for pictures can be tiring, a disaster or just too much to handle. Luckily, there are ways to avoid these issues! Here are 10 helpful ways you can incorporate your furry friend in your photos: 1. Wear them out  Before you start shooting, let your pet run around and use most of their energy. A tired dog is much easier …

How to Take your Travel Photography to the Next Level

Robert Schrader is a photographer, writer and founder of the award-winning travel blog Leave Your Daily Hell. He looks forward to ordering his first Fracture print, if he can select just one of his photos, that is. Travel photography can be a frustrating pursuit, what with all the jaw-dropping images flooding the internet and social media these days. It’s easy to feel inadequate about your images, no matter how good they are, or how much effort you’ve put into them. …

How Your iPhone Can Actually Make You A Better Photographer!

Are you an iPhoneographer? Any lover of photography knows that better equipment doesn’t always make a better photographer. But what if the little devices we take for granted can actually do more for us as artists than that shiny $2,000 lens? What if there is a way for us to embrace our inner storytellers where DSLR’s fall short? When we’re walking down the street and find a photogenic moment, do we ever think for a second about the tiny camera …

15 Ways to Get Creative with Family Beach Photos

As summer quickly approaches, the beach toys, towels, and sunblock are getting packed for a summer by the sea.  Now is the time whip on your best white shirt and khaki pants and get down to the beach and take some adorable family pictures. We’ve picked our favorite poses to add some fun twists to your family beach pictures! 1. Beautiful backdrops Grab a cute swimsuit & sandals for your little ones and have a photo shoot! Add a cute …