Posts Tagged ‘Sunsets’

Photographing Firenze

Red rooftops and the Basilica di Santa Croce, a view from the to

One of my favorite cities to photograph is Florence, Italy, known locally as Firenze.  The city is a living museum with gorgeous architecture, incredible artistic history, and the food, oh my god the food. The last time we ventured to Firenze, we stayed at a wonderful bed and breakfast, La Residenza del Proconsolo, which includes […]

Sand and Snow on the Same Day in Utah!

Sunrise over snow blanketed hoodoos, Bryce Canyon National Park,

Click here to view the Southwest | Utah & Nevada gallery. After our time in Page, Arizona, we decided to leave early in the morning and take the long out-of-the-way stretch into Utah.  We followed 89A past the Vermilion Cliffs and Marble Canyon.  The entire ride, including a few stops, took over six glorious hours.  […]

Southwestern Beauty in Arizona

Sunset at Horseshoe Bend, Page, Arizona

A very short time ago, we ventured out west, taking a 2 week road trip around the southwest.  Starting in Las Vegas, Nevada, we ventured into Arizona.  The red rocks, vast skies, and dramatic lighting made us feel like the entire state was on fire.  This was my second visit to the Copper State and […]

Elephant Crossing

Land Rover safari vehicle stopping on the road for a crossing ba

In 2007, we returned to South Africa to film a documentary for the National Geographic Channel.  We spent many days driving in a Land Rover all over Kruger National Park watching lions, impalas, buffaloes, hornbills, and other interesting animals.  On one late afternoon, we decided to take a leisurely drive returning to camp so that […]

How to Shoot a Sunset (or Sunrise)

Sunset over the Arno River, a view from the Piazzele Michelangel

Sunsets are a wildly popular photographic subject. And for good reason. Sunlight pouring in from the horizon, bouncing off clouds in a myriad of colors, is a feast for the eyes. But how many times have you looked at a sunset photo, ooh’d and ah’d at the colors, and then moved on with little memory […]