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Photo Traveler

OP expert Bob Krist delivers information and advice for the traveling photographer.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Rax Of The Arctic

A photojournalist feels the urgency to complete a visual narrative before it’s too late

When Ragnar Axelsson was growing up in Iceland, he spent his summers working on a farm deep in the countryside of this beautiful island nation.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Second Helpings

Repeat visits help build local knowledge and more insightful photography

Here are a couple of compelling reasons why you may want to make one area your photographic specialty and how it can help you grow as a photographer.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Lose Weight, Gain Creativity

Like many traveling pros, Bob Krist has lightened up by moving to a mirrorless system, with some unexpected results

For the last year or so, I've been hitting the road sans DSLR.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014


This Mexico jewel is like photographic candy

It's a tall order, and Oaxaca, Mexico fills it all, and then some.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Dr. Browning’s Birds

A passion for saving lives

For a lot of wildlife photographers, living full time in Africa would be the fulfillment of a dream.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Rainforest Rhapsody

How to protect your equipment for a trek to a tropical jungle environment

For many nature and travel shooters, the boom in ecotourism has provided many new, exciting photo opportunities

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Brace Yourself

A travel photographer’s view of stabilizing options for DSLR motion shooters

Back in the days when I only shot stills, I was one cavalier dude when it came to using tripods and other bracing devices.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Think Globally, Shoot Locally

To become a better travel photographer, try staying home and shooting alone

Among the many benefits of mass tourism, there are a couple of lurking downsides.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Exposure For HDSLR Video

How to get your motion footage to look just right

If there's one thing I haven't been sweating too much in the 11 or so years since I went from shooting slides to shooting digital, it's exposure.

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