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Lynne Eodice  |  Sep 01, 2005  |  9 comments

During the past 10 years, Rosanne Pennella has made a metamorphosis from being a highly successful New York attorney to a sought-after travel photographer. Her images have appeared in numerous magazines, travel guides, brochures, and on book covers. She's photographed the rain forests of Borneo, the Ganges River in India, tribal villages in northern Thailand, voodoo and...

Lynne Eodice  |  Sep 01, 2005  |  1 comments

Whether you focus on a single leaf or take in an entire aspen grove, fall colors are always dramatic. The most important thing to do is to be in the right place at the right time! In the mountains near Durango, you may find autumn splendor beginning in mid-September to the first few weeks of October. The peak color times vary from year to year, so it's a good idea to check...

Lynne Eodice  |  Aug 01, 2005  |  2 comments

The azure blue skies, bright sands and dramatic coastlines of beaches have long been favorite travel photo subjects. These images often appear in travel brochures, calendars and posters, and make us long for vacations in exotic locales. It's easy to capture the beauty of beaches if you keep a few basic concepts in mind.

Get The Big Picture
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Lynne Eodice  |  Aug 01, 2005  |  0 comments

The island of Martha's Vineyard is located just seven miles off the Massachusetts coast. Its quaint atmosphere, beaches and proximity to Cape Cod make this area a very popular resort destination. Martha's Vineyard also offers a variety of photo opportunities, ranging from multicolored cliffs to colorful cottages and picturesque lighthouses. Whatever you choose to...

Text and photography by Mike Stensvold  |  Aug 01, 2005  |  0 comments

Water is important stuff. We couldn't exist without it. Besides being necessary for life as we know it, water provides us with power, transportation, recreation...and great photo-ops. Here are some tips and ideas to help you make the most of them.

 

Tip #1: Reflections
Pure water is colorless. Bodies of water...

Text and photography by Lynne Eodice  |  Jul 01, 2005  |  1 comments

A photo excursion to Canada isn't truly complete without visiting Banff, Canada's oldest national park, which encompasses 2564 square miles in the Canadian Rockies. Azure lakes, vast areas of wilderness, and of course, the splendor of the Canadian Rockies are some of the many great attractions that await you at this beautiful destination.

 

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Lynne Eodice  |  Jun 01, 2005  |  0 comments

Getting There
Moab is located 32 miles south of I-70 on Hwy. 191. If you're headed west from Colorado on I-70, you can reach Moab via Hwy. 128, the Colorado River Scenic Byway. It's about 54 miles to Moab from the junction of I-70 when you travel this picturesque route.

 

Camping
In Arches National Park, camping is...

Lynne Eodice  |  May 01, 2005  |  0 comments

Anza-Borrego is reportedly the largest desert state park in the contiguous U.S. It contains 500 miles of dirt roads, two huge wilderness areas--comprising two-thirds of the park--and 110 miles of riding and hiking trails. If you enjoy photographing flowers, this park often yields a colorful display of annuals in the spring. Borrego Palm Canyon Trail is a popular...

Lynne Eodice  |  Jan 01, 2005  |  1 comments

Anyone who loves shooting scenics probably enjoys capturing the grandeur of mountains. As with most landscapes, it's best to photograph mountain scenery very late in the afternoon or very early in the morning. Some of the best high-country photos are shot by photographers who get up before daybreak or stop shooting only after dark. You'll find that an otherwise...

Lynne Eodice  |  Jan 01, 2005  |  0 comments

As a teenager, Glenn Randall got his first 35mm camera to document his rock-climbing excursions, skiing trips, and "outdoor sports in general." His adventuresome spirit and love of the Colorado wilderness has paid off. At age 47, he's accumulated over 900 photo credits, which include 50 covers and images published in Audubon, Outside, National Geographic...

Text and photography by Lynne Eodice  |  Dec 01, 2004  |  1 comments

Each of the major Hawaiian islands--Hawaii, Oahu, Kauai and Maui--has its own unique flavor. Each offers an endless number of photo opportunities, beautiful resorts situated on exotic beaches, balmy weather, and a variety of activities that lure throngs of vacationers from around the globe on a year-round basis.

I recently visited Kauai, which has more of...

The Editors  |  Dec 01, 2004  |  0 comments

It's winter, and with the season come wonderful opportunities to produce some great snow and ice photos. On the following pages are a few tips to help you do just that.

The basic idea is to have the brightest areas of snow or ice appear white, but with a trace of detail. Very small areas can be blank white, but large areas should have some texture and detail.

The Editors  |  Jul 01, 2004  |  5 comments

Vacation photos are often some of the most boring collections known to viewer. Who among us hasn't had to suffer through an overly long slide show (via traditional projector or computer "slide show"), or envelope after envelope of prints when a friend returns from a vacation? Here are a few tips to keep your friends from suffering this fate.

Vacation Tips

1. Take plenty of film...

The Editors  |  May 01, 2004  |  0 comments

Traveling is a popular pastime, especially among photographers. In many ways "travel photography" is just like photography at home: good exposure is still good exposure, good composition is still good composition, etc. But there are some things traveling photographers have to consider that don't affect at-home photography.

One of course, is that you're traveling.

According to the TSA...

Lynne Eodice  |  Apr 01, 2004  |  0 comments

All Photos by Peter McGowan

 

Taken from the viewpoint of one who clearly loves the outdoors, Peter McGowan's images of water sports draw the viewer in and make you feel the excitement of the open sea.

 

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