Tag: photography

How I Quenched my Foodie and Photo Cravings Along the Malecon in Panama City (Panama).

Anyone who’s had to make a connecting flight towards South America knows that Panama City serves a major hub for most airlines. The next time you’re heading in that direction, instead of simply waiting a few hours at the airport, I highly recommend you take a few extra days to check out the sights and sounds of this ...

Plaza Bolivar: The Historic and Political Heart of Bogotá

I was recently asked to recommend some places to visit by a friend who was planning a trip to Bogotá (Colombia), and I could think of no better place to start than in the Plaza Bolivar (aka Bolivar Square). Located in the heart of the historic Candelaria district, the plaza was named after Simón Bolívar, the Venezuelan military ...

Instagram-itis: How the Lazy Use of Filters are Ruining Your Photographs

As a rule of thumb, I generally try not to use any of my social media outlets to rant, as I believe there is already too much negativity out there on the internet, but there was something I saw last week that really dug under my skin. I had been going through my Facebook feed, ...

Finding Hidden Gems While Culling Through Old Photos

If you’re anything like me, after returning home from a trip, you are immediately faced with the unenviable task of sifting through hundred of photos that you’ll be editing in prep for distribution on various social media oulets.  You think you have chosen the best photos to relay the high points of your trip, you edit, post, and ...

How Shooting Pics at the 2014 Puerto Rican Day Parade (NYC) Helped to Improve my Photography

One thing I love about being in New York is that when I’m looking to scratch my photography itch, the City provides a truly unending wealth of interesting subjects.  On this particular day, I thought I’d take a few hours and get some practice in by taking my camera out to the Puerto Rican Day Parade, which ...

JR at the NYC Highline

Was at the highline today (towards 30th St entrance), and was surprised to see JR, a French street artist (and 2011 TED prize winner) working on his latest project. For those who believe in art as a medium for change, check out his awesome story in the following link. It’s a bit long (24 min), ...

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Inspiration

Just read an awesome article by Allen Murabayashi that details his love of photography.  A great introspective look into what drives a person to do what they love to do.