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Photo Traveler

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

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.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Elevating Your Game

Get a new perspective to make your photos stand out

It's the kind of challenge I get more and more frequently in these tight economic times.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Smooth Operator

Try sliders to add interest to your videos

When making the transition from stills to video, the conventional wisdom dictates that camera movement is bad.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Set Up For Smooth Motion

Traveling gear that will keep your camera steady for video

Of the great array of gear that I've used over the course of my career, there is no item about which I'm fussier than my tripod.

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