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Behind The Scenes As The Official Travel Photographer for Cape Town Tourism

In Early 2015, I partnered with the wonderful people at Cape Town Tourism to shoot ongoing travel photography assignments around the Western Cape of South Africa. Here’s what it’s been like to work as the official travel photographer for the most popular tourism destination in all of Africa. Read more →

How The American National Parks Sparked My Travel Photography Career

One hundred years ago today, President Woodrow Wilson signed an act to protect and manage America’s National Parks. Our National Parks are spectacular, but they also hold a special place in my heart as the inspiration for my travel photography career.

Way back in November 2003, I took my first trip out west to Las Vegas, Nevada. I had been a photographer for a few years shooting weddings and portraits with a Pentax 35mm film DSLR and my very first digital camera — a Canon Powershot Pro90 IS. But no matter what I photographed, I was never really in love with my work. I wasn’t inspired. Read more →

How I Learned To Love Being Unplugged

One of the most challenging aspects of being a digital nomad is the ongoing struggle to catch a decent internet connection. When your business is online and you’re constantly on the move, good internet is essential, and not getting any is the same as not showing up for work. Read more →

A Walk Through Bo Kaap in Cape Town, South Africa

I recently took a stroll through Bo Kaap, the historical Muslim district in Cape Town, South Africa. You’ll find this charming little neighborhood on the steep slopes of Signal Hill, lined with cobblestoned streets and brightly colored homes. It’s an inspiring place for a photowalk, especially when sunlight casts hard shadows on the clean pastel stucco.
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10 Things I Love About Cape Town, South Africa

I’ve spent the past three months in sunny Cape Town, South Africa. Not only did I gleefully escape winter in the Northern Hemisphere, but I also rediscovered my ultimate paradise.

Cape Town offers the perfect mix of city life and natural wonder. In partnership with Cape Town Tourism, I spent a few weeks exploring some of my favorite things about my favorite city.  Read more →