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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 to Become a Professional Travel Photographer

When I was just eight years old I would flip through the pages of National Geographic and imagine being a photographer in Africa. I was captivated by the faces and places that seemed worlds apart from my typical Middle American hometown. Fast forward years later, and I’m living the dream as a travel photographer working throughout Africa and Europe. If you’ve ever wanted to travel the world with your camera, here’s my advice to help you get started and thrive in professional travel photography. Read more →

Exploring Morocco: From Marrakech to the Sahara in 45 Pictures

We landed in Casablanca on March 15th, eager to spend the coming week exploring Morocco. This was my first trip to a North African country, and I planned to get a sweeping  overview of everything Morocco has to offer—a power-scouting trip for future, deeper excursions. Read more →

Highlights from a Great American Road Trip

Late this summer I took off with the Dutchman on a classic American road trip. Beginning in Detroit, we looped up through Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and continued across the country all the way to Southern California. It was a beautiful ride cruising from the American Midwest, to the open plains, into the Rockies, and over to the Mojave Desert. Read more →