International Adventure & Travel Photography
These travel photo essays will transport you to the far reaches of the globe. View images from around the world and learn about the landscapes and cultures experienced by other adventure photographers.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The Dragon's Backbone
Sounds of camera shutters announce the presence of newly mobile Chinese tourists in the cultural destinations that mark a time gone by in the Middle Kingdom More than 10 years ago, I recall standing in the tram line to ascend Jade Dragon Snow Mountain (Lijiang, Yunnan), where tourists ride and climb to elevations near 15,000 feet
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
A photographer’s call to preserve a world treasure The Maasai call it siringet, which means extended or endless, a place that goes on forever.
Friday, April 5, 2013
Inca Summer When I'm planning where to go next on a next photo trip, a festival is often the best reason to single out a destination from the many.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
The Allure Of East Africa
Beyond the dramatic wildlife, eastern Africa is also one of the richest tribal regions in the world. These unique cultures have drawn the attention of photographers since the medium’s beginnings. From the thunder of the herds storming across the Great Plains to the elusive, but endangered mountain gorillas to the ancient tribes of the Omo, East Africa is a tapestry of dramatic ecosystems and ancient cultures.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Above, Below And Beyond: Capturing The Annual Sardine Run
Every year around June, a mass migration takes place along the southern and eastern coasts of South Africa that draws an unprecedented abundance of predators of fin, fur and feather Between the months of May and July, the annual Sardine Run along the southern and eastern coasts of South Africa is an eastward exodus of billions of sardines that follow nutrient-rich cool water while being followed themselves by a veritable caravan of predators.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The Last Paradise
Using photography as a conservation tool, Ralph Lee Hopkins tells the story of the Galápagos Islands For the animals, it might as well be the last paradise on earth, since many are truly unique, existing here and nowhere else. But like many wild places in the world, paradise is threatened.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Journey To Antarctica
The massive frozen continent offers photo opportunities of glaciers, otherworldly coastlines, massive mountain peaks and, of course, incredible wildlife For most of us in North America, Antarctica seems very far away. Even if you know which pole it is (South), you may not know that it's actually a fairly accessible and totally photogenic destination.
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
On A Photo Hunt
Italian wildlife photographer Stefano Ronchi creates high-impact wildlife photographs through careful study of behavior and a mastery of technique Stefano Ronchi was born in Caravaggio, Italy, in 1965. At 15, he bought his first camera.
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Joe Van Os has pioneered exotic photo tours to locations where individuals on their own would find access difficult or impossible. As a 30-plus-year veteran of the business, he shares his insight on photo tours and photo safaris. Joe Van Os knows how to travel.
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
James Balog and his Extreme Ice Survey continue to break ground in documenting the world’s vanishing glaciers The undertaking, called the Extreme Ice Survey (EIS), has 27 cameras pointed at 18 glaciers in Greenland, Iceland, the Nepalese Himalaya, Alaska and the Rocky Mountains in the United States.
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Lessons Learned From Galen Rowell
Beyond his talents and his enduring and inspirational art, Galen Rowell was a great mentor to many intrepid outdoor photographers. We discuss a few of his most famous techniques and how you can apply his approach to your photography. August 11 marks the 10-year anniversary of the deaths of Galen Rowell and his wife Barbara in a plane crash on approach to the Bishop, Calif., airport late that night.
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
The Rhino Horn Trade
The story at the consumer end Two years ago, I was filming with a German TV team in a new casino town on the Laos/China border.
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Arctic To The Max
Florian Schulz paints a diverse and lively picture of the landscape and its wildlife in a new book that’s accompanying an IMAX film The Arctic is known for its giant peaks, icy glaciers and raw unrivaled beauty that few ever get to experience in person.
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
How To Be A Conservation Photographer
Do you want to make a difference with your pictures? Take a look at these tips to get you started. Gear has exploded all over my tiny 600-square-foot apartment in Boulder, Colo.
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