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How I Became Involved in Pro Aerial Drone Photography

From Then to Now | The Story of How I Became Heavily Involved in Professional Aerial Photography It’s amazing to think that in just a few short years, drone and UAV technology has evolved into such outstanding heights. And all throughout this time as these little marvels of personal aircraft technology have continued to get more powerful and user friendly, I’ve seamlessly incorporated them not only into my photography and videography, but my 100% location independent lifestyle as well. Video: How We Used a DJI Phantom to Capture Epic Footage for Photographing The World I have to admit, when...

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Photographing Star Trails – The Celestial Equator and Polaris

Most of us are familiar with astrophotography these days as we continue to see more and more photos of the Milky Way and night sky all over the internet and social media. Similarly, star trails being incorporated into night photography has become very popular as well. Photographing the stars can yield beautiful results. Let’s examine some examples that help us capture awesome Astrophotography and star trails.

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2015 Pro Travel Photographer Year in Review

First, I want to take this opportunity to thank each and every one of you for the continued support with the kind comments, likes, plusses, tweets, and shares. It has been both an honor and a pleasure to share my photos and experiences with all of you and please know that you’ve all helped make 2015 a truly wonderful year. And now, a toast to 2015 and may 2016 bring each of you closer to your dreams! Here’s to wonderful times ahead! 2015 | A Year of Epic Projects Wowza! 2015 has been a wild, perpetual and non-stop ride...

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Photographing The World: Cityscape, Astrophotography, and Advanced Post-processing

I’m excited to announce my second educational video with Fstoppers, Photographing The World: Cityscape, Astrophotography, and Advanced Post-processing! With 20 new lessons and over 15 hours of instructional content that spans 5 countries and 7 unique cities, the creation of this tutorial series has taken us an entire year to complete. The complexity of techniques ramps up significantly compared to the the last (landscape photography) series, as I introduce many new advanced in-the-field and post-processing methods that I’ve never released publicly before. Using both ancient and ultra-modern cityscapes, I’m able to introduce advanced exposure blending, time blending, and luminosity...

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Premium Tutorial Video | Photographing the World : Landscape Photography and Post-processing

The full landscape photography tutorial is broken down into 15 lessons, plus an Intro to Gear and Intro to the Basics, which covers all of the gear, scouting tips, composition techniques, and camera settings I use on a daily basis to create my imagery. With the tutorial download, you will also receive access to the RAW files and reference Photoshop PSD files. This means you can follow along with your own edits as I teach you every step of my streamlined workflow. From simple layer masking techniques to complex blending with luminosity masks, this tutorial will give you the tools to make stunning landscape photographs yourself.

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Proud to announce Dream Photo Tours is LIVE

When I first started traveling as a photographer in 2010 I knew that photography was going to be a great way for me to see the world, though at the time, I had no idea how my experiences over the next few years would profoundly change my life. It wasn’t long before I knew beyond a shadow of a doubt that I wanted to live in the world full-time, and spend as much time exploring this beautiful planet as possible. In March of 2012, my wife and I took a giant leap towards living our dreams of perpetual travel...

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