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Holiday Gift Ideas For Photographers

  Once again it is that time of the year for me to post my holiday gift suggestions. The following items are things that I use on a daily basis and highly recommend. I hope this list will help you purchase the correct gift for yourself or a friend or family member. Eneloop USB charger: […]

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Mandaue City Philippines: In Search of the Next “Manny Pacquiao”

In the Philippines, boxing has become somewhat of a national sport. As common as sweet mangoes, the spicy local Bicol Express and as ubiquitous as the Philippine Jeepney, boxing plays an integral part in Philippine culture and pride. All of this, thanks mostly to a small guy from General Santos City named Manny Pacquiao. Manny […]

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Philippines Photo Tour: Vigan, Ilocos Sur

The UNESCO World Heritage city of Vigan, Ilocos Sur, offers a glimpse of the Philippines’ colonial past. This is evident in the mixture of European and Asian architecture of the ancestral houses, churches and other structures that are well-preserved around the city. We travel here via a flight to Laoag, then a 2 hour bus […]

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Joy, Happiness & Peace To You & Yours

Thank you for following along this year. You are the reason that I share images and stories on this blog, and so, I would like to take this opportunity to let you know how much your participation, comments, compliments and encouragement are appreciated. I know that it has been a busy year for all of […]

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Ten Holiday Gift Ideas For The Traveling Photographer

Efficiency, usefulness, functionality, convenience and comfort; all considerations before I pack anything in my bags. The following items make my job easier, more comfortable or more convenient, so perhaps they will be good gifts for friends, or even for yourself. For carrying pocket cash and credit cards I use the “World’s Thinnest Wallet”, the bulk […]

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Philippines Postage Stamp

As I write this post, I’m working on a  myriad of last minute details for the upcoming Angkor Photo Workshop. Last week, I finished my first ever Philippines photo tour, and my brain is still in “Philippines mode” so I thought I would share some “Philippines news” with all of you. Drum roll please………..this is […]

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Unlocking the Secrets of “Finding the Llight”

After our morning boat ride on the Ganges, we had a quick breakfast and then took to the streets for what I consider to be some of the best street photography opportunities in India. We worked on “finding the light” and positioning ourselves to capture the best image possible.

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David duChemin’s Visionmongers Book Released

  I’m sifting through mail that has accumulated since my departure in July (it’s hard to believe, I had been on the road nearly 4 months!)…anyway, David interviewed me back in June and included my story in his newest book: VisionMongers. Visionmongers is about Making a Life and Living in Photography. The book is peppered […]

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Republic of Guinea: Education Development Center, 2004

The Republic of Guinea lies on the West coast of Africa between Guinea Bissau to the north and Sierra Leone to […]

2017 India: Three Festivals Photo Tour in Black & White

While in Ahmedabad, we visited an old section of town, where conditions and backdrops for street photography are at their […]

World Malaria Day, April 25, 2016

Today, April 25th is World Malaria Day, but in reality, for half the world, every day is malaria day. Statistics show us […]

Reserve Your Spot on the 2016 Angkor Photo Workshop

The Sixth Annual Angkor Photo Workshop is coming this July and as of today, March 14th, there are still spots […]

Afghanistan In Black & White: 10 Years Ago This Month

Last weekend I watched Tim Heatherinton & Sebastian Junger’s film, Restrepo. I had viewed the film several years ago but […]

Ghana: Seven Years Ago

In 2008 I traveled to Ghana to do an NGO shoot for Freedom From Hunger. A few days ago, while […]