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Top 3 Tips For Cold Weather Photography

Don't let the cold stop you from capturing life's adventures. Learn the top tips for shooting in cold climates from travel photographer Peter West Carey.

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High Altitude and the Himalayas

Photographer and traveller Peter West Carey shares his tips to help combat altitude sickness when climbing the Himalayas and other super-high places.

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Shooting New York City: Keep it Simple

Grab your camera and take a bite out of the Big Apple with photographer Peter West Carey as he shares tips and tricks for shooting one of the world's greatest subjects!

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The Peruvian Jungle: a Naturalist’s Perspective

Photographer Peter West Carey interviews a naturalist doctor about why he's been drawn to the Peruvian jungle 19 times. We think after reading this piece, you’ll want to go too (at least once)!

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Create Your Own Visual Adventure

If you enjoy reading our stories, you’re likely familiar with a common style of post we call a Visual Adventure. Photographer Peter West Carey offers some top tips for creating your own beautiful and compelling Visual Adventure.

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6 Tips for Taking Photos in the Sun

Travel photographer Peter West Carey shares his top six tips for taking photos in bright sun. Pack up these great lessons and take them along on your next journey!

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Leaving Something Behind: Creating Community with Photos

Giving back while traveling can be one of the most rewarding experiences any of us receive when getting off our couch and heading into the vast, exciting world. As a photographer, I look for ways in which my skill and trade can help benefit the world through which I travel, and that is why I [&hellip

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Visual Adventure: National Parks of Utah

The magnificent southern deserts of Utah offer a landscape that is rarely seen on our planet. The mixture of sandstone – laid down over millions of years – that has then been weathered by the unstoppable force of Mother Nature’s erosion (wind, water, frost) creates a wonderland of exploration

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Get Closer: The Importance of Photographing Details

Hello everyone! It’s time for another travel photography tip. In the past, I have given you tips for taking photos of waterfalls, Machu Picchu, the Taj Mahal, and while on an African Safari. Can’t make it to one of those once-in-a-lifetime locations? I have a photo tip that will work for you on your next [&hellip

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Questing through Queensland, Australia

I am excited to have the hustle and bustle of Brisbane, Australia behind me as I cruise steadily south toward the plethora of National Parks awaiting any traveler with a little time and a penchant for the open road. When planning this Australia trip, the proximity of unfettered nature to the big city took me by surprise. [&hellip

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Visual Adventure: Himalayas

The biggest problem with visiting the Himalayas is finding time to just stare. There is so much to take in while visiting the Nepali Himalayas and many different areas to explore, but my favorite is the Solukhumbu District, the area around Mt. Everest. I love meeting the Sherpa people who live in the valleys and [&hellip

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A Traveler's Guide To Taking Better Waterfall Photos

This post is a departure from typical waterfall advice. Sure, some of the normal stuff is in here, but I want this post to be a realistic look at how to bring back great waterfall photos when you are not a photography-obsessed geek like me. If you are a traveler who enjoys taking photos, wants [&hellip

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Helping Orphaned Elephants Back Into The Wild

Cute. Baby. Elephants. Do I have you hooked? If not, try these images:   Viewing baby elephants this close in the wild is a dangerous proposition as there is always a protective mother around, weighing approximately 40 to 50 times that of a human, to bully off onlookers. Yet for an hour each day, the [&hellip

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