Photo of the Week: Amazed at the Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal, India This week’s travel photo comes from the exotic and chaotic Indian subcontinent, specifically from inside the magnificent Taj Mahal complex in Agra. The Taj Mahal is spectacular. We find that most famous tourist attractions with such notoriety rarely live up to the hype, but the Taj Mahal certainly made a lasting impression. We arrived at the gates before sunrise and had the place to ourselves. Tourist buses didn’t start showing up until about 8:00AM, so we had…

Nature Macro Photography in Mid-Michigan

This is a guest post from Sue St. Charles, a Mid-Michigan photographer. Check out her website or email her. I have loved nature photography for over 30 years and have found the subjects in mid-Michigan to be endless… Enjoy!

Photo Tip Friday: Composition

Today is the first day of a series that will run over the summer here at The Planet D. Photos are big part of our blog and have been since the beginning so we thought it would be great if each week we can share a tip with you to improve your travel photography. Some tips will be in camera tips and others will be post processing but all should help you in one way or another improve your photography skills. So here we go. Composition Why is composition important? Because it can draw or hold a…

Photo Tip Friday: Depth of Field

Welcome back to Photo Tip Friday. I hope you had a chance to put into practice last weeks tip on Composition and start to take your photography to a new level. This week we are going to cover a subject that seems to confuse a lot of people. They can see the impact of implementing different variations of Depth of …

Safe and Discreet Camera Bags for Travel

If you’re a photography junkie like me, you like to bring your camera gear when you travel.  Safety is always a concern though and personally, I stopped bringing my digital SLR because I was afraid I’d always be sticking out and a target for thieves. Probably the most important thing to consider when traveling with a digital SLR camera is what kind of bag you&#…

Amazing Landscapes from Salar de Uyuni & the Lakes of Bolivia

I’d heard a lot of good things about the south of Bolivia. One Canadian traveller friend even said it was her absolute favourite moment from a six month trip around South and Central America! So my expectations were high, extremely… Read more › The post Amazing Landscapes from Salar de Uyuni & the Lakes of Bolivia appeared first on The Stupid Foreigner – Travel Site/Blog.

PHOTO: Relief of the Myth of Telephus at Herculaneum, Italy

At Herculaneum, relief of the Myth of Telephus shows son of Hercules, mythical founder of city that was buried by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius. Today it is displayed on the wall of one of the major estates that was excavated in the ancient Roman city. (Visited 45 times, 45 visits today)The post PHOTO: Relief of the Myth of Telephus at Herculaneum, Italy appeared first on Hole In