Make the human connection for more natural photos
The best way to get natural photos is to hang around long enough so people get used to your presence and go about their business, not paying attention to the camera anymore.
When shooting cityscapes, include people for scale
Shanghai is an overwhelming city – modern and big. It’s hard to find places where you can do justice to both the city and the people that live in it.
How I changed perspective and avoided clichés
If loss of tradition is the travel photographer’s enemy, then Myanmar is the photographer’s dream.
Why Manila is the best place for photography
Manila has one major attraction that makes it one of the nicest places on earth: her people.
The next good photo might be just around the corner
I love Asia but I didn't know Seoul until I was sent to North Korea for a photo story. After few days in the city, a contact suggested I go to the Shinsegae department store but when I asked why, he merely said: “You'll see!”
Find the scene and wait for the shot
Photographing landmarks such as these in Armenia is a specialty in which the travel photographer should stand out.
When you stick out, get stuck in to get the photo
I have lived in China for almost 27 years in all, mostly based in Beijing. As a photographer, this has been a precious opportunity to witness history and cover some of the big events as well as everyday life, capturing scenes fascinate many people all over the world.
How to photograph the Great Wall
When you are in Beijing and want to visit the Great Wall, it's best to avoid the wave of tourists. There are several places nearby to go to, each with its own specific feel.
How do you capture movement in a still photo?
For a travel photographer it is important to strike the right balance between planning ahead – knowing exactly where you’re going to visit each day and what to expect – and keeping an eye open for the unexpected.
Proper Pre-Photography Preparation Prevents Poor Pictures
The best camera is the one you have with you, goes an old saying in photography. But you also have to be ready yourself to seize the moment.