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Places to visit in Bangkok, Thailand and take photos
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Places to visit in Bangkok, Thailand and take photos

Wat Phra Kaew (Grand Palace)

Bangkok is one of the most steamy & gritty cities one can visit in South East Asia, yet it has plenty of charms as well.  One will never run out of places to visit or take travel photos.  It is easy to search online for Bangkok cheap hotel accommodation since it is such a big city. It […]

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Hong Kong at Night | Destination Guide

Hong Kong Island at night

Hong Kong is a fascinating city to travel at any time of day; however, it truly shines at night for the travel photographer.  You will not have a hard time finding Hong Kong hotels that will have rooms available during your stay. When shooting Hong Kong at night you’re going to want to make sure you’ve brought […]

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Depth of Field

Depth of field refers to what is in AND out of focus. A shallow depth of field has just a small element of the photo in focus and the rest of it is blurred to a certain degree.  A photo with great depth of field has mostly everything in focus. The tiny point and shoot […]

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Change Your Vantage Point

Another very common mistake made by many aspiring photographers is to hold the camera around chest to eye level and take shots in landscape orientation (holding the camera naturally as it is) more often than not. Consider taking more shots in portrait orientation (camera held vertically instead of horizontally) or even better (my personal favorite) […]

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Candid Portraits and People Shots

I find another somewhat ‘rookie’ blunder many photographers make is to take very similar photos time and time again.  For example, posing in front of something with the same signature smile/smirk ad nauseum. Some of the best photos I’ve ever seen from others (or from my own personal travel photos collection) have been of candid […]

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Stop Taking Photos Of Yourself

You’re the most amazing person on earth & who am I to debate YOU on this subject. However, from entirely my own subjective & biased opinion, I find most individuals take too many ‘personal’ shots while traveling.  It’s great to have plenty of shots of YOU exploring new destinations, but not to the point where […]

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Take Vibrant Photos with Eye Popping Colours

I’ll never forget this moment as long as I live.  When I was visiting Angkor Wat in 2008 I arrived with a mate who had a dSLR.  The travel photos he took were breathtaking and when I compared them to the horribly muted ones I had from my tiny little Casio point and shoot camera […]

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Composition

Composing your photo is indisputably the most essential aspect of taking quality shots. Many photographers, including myself in the past, didn’t/don’t ask the right kinds of questions before pressing down on the shutter release button.  For example, what are you trying to convey with this particular image or what/who is your main subject?  Are you […]

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