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Posts Tagged ‘Mexico’

November 7th, 2014

Accidents and Plans

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Rising to the Top
There are planned pictures,and there are accidental pictures. And then there are those for which both are required. It is clearly important, when making pictures, to have an idea: a new approach, a new angle, a new camera setting that takes you from the obvious “front and center” kind of image to something unexpected. My …
 
July 24th, 2014

Off to Isla

Posted By Jason Bradley
Whale shark (Rhincodon typus), Isla Mujeres, Mexico
In two days I leave to Isla Mujeres to co-lead this year’s Wetpixel Whale Shark Expedition with Adam Hanlon of Wetpixel.com.  I’ll be there for two weeks, and we’ll have one group for the first week and another for the second week we are there.  Isla was an incredible experience last year, and I’m very excited …
 
October 3rd, 2013

Hello OP Readers!

Posted By Jason Bradley
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Hello world of outdoor photographers!  Please allow me to introduce myself: my name is Jason Bradley.  I’m a nature and underwater photographer based in Monterey, California; I teach workshops in the field and in the classroom on many different topics; I partner with Wetpixel.com to lead expeditions for underwater photographers; I’m a new Focal Press …
 
June 14th, 2012

Guadalupe Great White Shark 21

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Guadalupe Great White Shark 21
Over the last few weeks, I have been diligently working on processing images from the trips that I have never edited in the last 4 years. I am never home long enough to catch up, plus I really dislike processing images. I have probably gone through at least 50,000 images and deleted many of them, …
 
July 7th, 2010

Día de Los Muertos Translated in New Mexico

Posted By Jay Goodrich
Descansos, Memorial, New Mexico by Jay Goodrich
This past week I traveled from Playa Del Carmen, Mexico to the Southwest, stopping in Tijeras, New Mexico, just outside of Albuquerque. The differences between the two areas are striking. Playa del Carmen is rich, emerald-green jungle surrounded by the impossibly blue turquoise waters and white sand beaches of the Caribbean.  It is wet, hot, and humid. …
 
June 24th, 2010

A Vacation–In A Sort of Workaholic Way

Posted By Jay Goodrich
Playa Del Carmen, Mexico by Jay Goodrich
Right now I am supposed to be relaxing and not thinking about work. I am supposed to be spending time with the family, the whole family. The last vacation I took was the one prior to declaring my independence from the “man” and beginning a brand new career as a full-time professional photographer. What is …