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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 →

Leading A Travel Photography Workshop Across Morocco

In early October I partnered with TGL and the wonderful people at Open Doors Morocco to lead a travel photography workshop across Morocco. Here’s a recap of our awesome ten-day trek from Marrakech into the Sahara with our great group of 11 international guests and 4 tour guides. 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 →

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 →