We’re on top of Mount Kilimanjaro. 19,341 feet. It’s no wonder that we’re lightheaded, breathing hard, and tired. But the view is spectacular.
There are good reasons why the Blue Mosque is one of Istanbul’s prime attractions and one of the world’s iconic religious buildings.
The Marine Corps Sunset Parades at Iwo Jima Memorial are one of Washington DC’s summer treats. Here’s information and schedule for the 2015 season.
There are worse places to be than gliding silently at water level amongst the icebergs, seals, and penguins of Antarctica.
When you think of Antarctica, you probably think of lots of white and blue. I was surprised to find that it’s a lot more colorful than that.
Trinity Church is not the only church in Antarctica, but it may well be the most elaborate.
Every spring, the cherry blossoms in Washington DC explode in floral fireworks. Here’s the latest information on the 2015 cherry blossoms.
Granada’s market is especially good. It’s large and colorful, pungent and bustling. And it’s the only show in town, so everything is concentrated here.
Behind that impressive facade, standing above most of the city of Granada, is the city’s main museum. Its exhibits are rather eclectic, but many of them relate in some way to the history of Granada and the nearby region.
Cenote Xkeken, near Valladolid, is one of the prettiest of the 3,000 or so underground cenotes scattered across Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula.
The rugged, mountainous terrain of northern Laos is beautiful. While well off the beaten track and not really on the road to anywhere else, Luang Namtha and Oudomxai provinces are well worth seeing.
Southeast Asia’s morning markets are much more interesting than the night markets. Luang Prabang’s morning market is no exception.
Hagia Sophia is old. Very old. The building that currently stands on the first of Istanbul’s famous seven hills dates back almost 1,500 years and has had a remarkable and colorful history. It’s also a beautiful place to visit.
From its fearsome gold naga guarding the main stairs, its incredibly lavish gold and red interior, and multi-tiered roof, the Haw Pha Bang at Luang Prabang’s Royal Palace looks ancient. But it’s not.
Granada’s city cemetery is Nicaragua’s oldest. And because of Granada’s historical significance, the cemetery is unusually beautiful and ornate.
The Galata Bridge has multiple personalities. It spans the Golden Horn from Eminonu to Karakoy and provides both a real and symbolic link connecting two key parts of Istanbul.
Online backup in the cloud is coming of age. Here are some of the options available if you’re a photographer looking to back up your RAW files online.
If you use a lot of images on your Wordpress site and are serious about speeding it up, image optimization is a great place to start and can give some really impressive gains for very little work or expense.
Trying to choose between the GoPro HERO4 Black and GoPro HERO4 Silver editions? Here’s a comparison of the differences and similarities.
A good tripod can sometimes make or break a great photo. Here are my hands-on reviews of some of the best travel tripods available.
All those photos you took are gone. Before you throw the camera at the wall and fire off a nasty email to the manufacturer, here are some things you can try to recover your photos.
Fujifilm has a new contender for the best mirrorless camera. On paper it looks impressive. Here’s how it performed in real-world shooting.
Ever tried using photos and images on your Facebook page? It can be frustrating. So here’s an up-to-date guide explaining what’s what, what’s where, and how big.
Wordpress is a great platform out of the box. Here are some plugins that make it even better for photographers’ websites.
Having trouble finding the resize button in Lightroom? There isn’t one. Here’s a simple guide to what you do instead.
If you want to make use of the impressive new video modes of the GoPro Black and Silver editions, these cards are recommended.
The Gekkopod is a new product that’s designed as a go-anywhere, attach-to-just-about-anything mount for GoPros, smartphones, and compact cameras.
The new version of Lightroom (known as both Lightroom 6 and Lightroom CC) has a new HDR photo merge. Here’s how to works.
The latest version of Lightroom (known as both Lightroom 6 and Lightroom CC) has a new panorama photo merge. Here’s how it works.
If you’re moving your Wordpress site or changing its structure, here are some handy tools that help with some aspects of the migration.
Not every memory card will work or work well in a GoPro HERO. Here are some recommendations for ones that will.
If you’re choosing between the GoPro HERO and GoPro HERO4 Silver models, here’s a breakdown of the key similarities and differences.
A roundup of some of the best options for small, reliable external hard drives that are perfect for backing up your images while traveling.
If you’re posting images to Instagram, here’s my unofficial guide to image sizes.
A roundup of some of the best GoPro cases out there.
Sigma’s 35mm f1.4 prime lens is a direct competitor to Nikon’s version. But there’s a very big difference in price. Here’s how the Sigma performs in real-world shooting.