travel photography

Five For Friday #113

“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” – Mae West Rocky McCorkle shot his 85-year old neighbor every Sunday for five years in order to put together this massive scale “silent film” made up of 135 still images which he calls You & Me on a Sunny Day. When seen […]

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Graham McGeorge

National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest 2014

I would definitely  not want to be a judge in this year’s National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest – not with all of the fantastic work being submitted. We – at least I – tend to get caught up in the day to day minutiae of living and can easily forget what the incredible beauty and diversity […]

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Magic In The Middle Kingdom: Michael Steverson

China has always seemed like a fascinating place to me, both for the exotic culture as well as the chance to capture images that are unlike anything I’ve ever photographed before. For the past 8 years, documentary photographer Michael Steverson has been living and working in China’s Southern Guangxi Province, photographing the wonderful contrasts that exist in a country […]

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Armchair Exploration: Google Cultural Institute

When most people think of Google, they probably think of two things: mail and maps. While they are doing some incredible things with maps, such as the Galápagos Project we posted about a few weeks ago, the truth is that Google is an enormous company and they are leveraging their resources in some pretty incredible […]

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Eric Lafforgue

A Sea Of Faces: Eric Lafforgue

“It is the common wonder of all men, how among so many millions of faces, there should be none alike.” – Thomas Browne One of the reasons I love National Geographic magazine is the fantastic images they have featured over the years of indigenous peoples from distant and unfamiliar locales. I used to (and still) […]

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Although Joey L. has made a name for himself shooting for clients such as Warner Bros., Forbes, NBC, and Atlantic Records, his heart clearly lies in places far from Hollywood and the world’s elite. His latest project, “Holy Men”,  has taken him to Ethiopia, and more recently to Varanasi, India, where he shot intimate portraits […]

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A Sense of Place

A Sense of Place: Younes Bounhar

One of the challenges facing photographers, particularly street and landscape photographers, is the feeling that you’ve shot everything there is to shoot around where you live. Street shooters often long to see wide open spaces, while landscape shooters find themselves a bit too out in the open. The fact is, great photographs can be made […]

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