As a professional photographer, I am often asked what’s in my bag. It’s not always the same each day, but there are some essentials that I use every day.
Photography is a passion that is best shared with others. And Being a photography mentor is a great way to share your passion for photography.
Zoom lenses seem to have it all. They are thought of as being the “good for everything” lenses. But is that really true? Can one lens do it all? In this post, we are going to discuss the pros and cons of Zoom Lenses…
Using repetition in composition is a great exercise to practice when you’re photographing new scenes. Read about what to look for in this blog post.
One of the most challenging, yet fascinating genres of photography is street photography. Read photographer Laurie Cohen’s advice on the Think Orange blog.
It is difficult to write an article about cameras that satisfies all those that read it. Why? Because as photographers we often develop an attachment to a particular brand and take negative comments and criticism about the equipment we use personally.
PHOTOGRAPHING MODERNIST BARCELONA – Anyone that knows me knows that apart from my love of photography, there is nothing I love more than a bit of nostalgia. With this in mind, I thought it a good idea to write a few lines about combining two of my favorite subjects – Photography and the Modernist movement. More importantly however, is how to create interesting images by using your own creativity and artistic vision, instead of just capturing postcard type shots. Having lived in Barcelona for 15 years, my appreciation of Modernist works has only increased, and it is the Catalan form of Modernism in particular that I find so photogenic.
TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY (and why we shoot what we shoot). Much has been written about both the fetishization of the local people that travel photography often captures and on the voyeuristic aspects of tourism generally—slum tours in developing countries (or “poverty photography”) being a prime example. I admit that I struggle with these criticisms whenever I travel. Am I obligated to depict some reality, tell a story, or just present something pleasing or interesting to the viewer?
We are honored to have been chosen as one of Feedspot’s “Top 100 Travel Photography Blogs and Websites” for 2017. And to be ranked as high as #12 (even ahead of Readit Travel Photo Blog) makes it all that much more sweet.
My name is Anja and I am excited to welcome you to my first “think orange” blog post. I initially struggled with what to write about and then it hit me. I must tell the story about my first encounter with Photo Workshop Adventures and how it helped shape and drive my passion for photography in the years to come.