In this article I am going to give you some tips and tricks that I have picked up over the years that will help you make sure your next photography trip to a national park is a success. Some of these tips I have learned from my own experience, some I have picked up from others along the way. I have found all of these tips to be incredibly useful in my 10+ years of photographing national parks. I hope some of these tips will be helpful to you as well.
Although we are firm believers that the photographer makes or breaks the picture, not the gear he or she is using, the right gear can definitely help you along the way. The right gear can keep you organized, help make sure your camera is well maintained, and assist you in getting shots that wouldn’t be possible without the right equipment in certain conditions.
If you have been following our blog, you know that I am a big proponent of doing the proper planning before you travel so that you get the best shots when you are there. It is a huge piece of my travel photography workflow. Sure, you’ll probably get some great shots if you just wing it, but you are likely to miss as many great shots as you get.
Wouldn’t it be cool if we could make our vacation pictures come to life? Well, the great news is that you can with the help of the Plotagraph app. This is quickly becoming one of our favorite photo apps because it allows you to take a good picture and make it really fantastic by adding some animation to the image.
The Kikuletwa Hotsprings is a spring oasis near Arusha, Tanzania. It is a popular destination for both locals and tourists looking to get away from the heat. The crystal clear blue-green water, surrounded by beautiful forest, is absolutely stunning.