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The Traveling Photographer: Humpback whale tales — in the water, part two
In my last post, I related the lessons I learned photographing the surface behaviors of humpback whales on a recent...
The Traveling Photographer: Photographing Route 66
I just returned from my dream trip — driving and photographing Route 66 from Chicago to Santa Monica. The trip...
The Traveling Photographer: Driving Route 66, part 2
This summer my two friends and I did it. We drove Route 66 from Chicago to Santa Monica. It took...
The Traveling Photographer: Shooting wildlife in wintry Japan (Part 1: Choosing a trip)
Our most recent trip to Japan was completely different from its predecessors: We went in the winter, on a trip...
Traveling Photographer in Japan: Eastern Kyoto
Any single article on Kyoto’s many splendors will necessarily be an overview.  In our last post, I described a potential...
The Traveling Photographer: Finishing Touches
Once you return home from your travels, with lots of images to review and process, there is a good chance...
Traveling Photographer in Japan: Kyoto and Arashiyama
In our prior posts, I suggested starting points for exploring the sprawling metropolis that is Tokyo, modern Japan’s capital. If...
The Traveling Photographer: Photographing People: Using Flash
This is the third and last post in a series on Photographing People while you are traveling. The first article...
Japan for the Traveling Photographer: Part 4: Tackling Tokyo
Tokyo is to Japan as New York City is to the US: modern, frenetic, a mélange of sub-cultures; in short,...
Shimbashi in Gion in Kyoto, lit at night for cherry blossom season

Traveling Photographer in Japan: Eastern Kyoto

Any single article on Kyoto’s many splendors will necessarily be an overview.  In our last post, I described a potential itinerary to see highlights on the western fringes of Kyoto.  If you missed it, check it out here: Traveling Photographer

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Iconic Kinkakuji, the Golden Pavilion, in Kyoto, one of Japan's most splendid World Heritage sites

Traveling Photographer in Japan: Kyoto and Arashiyama

In our prior posts, I suggested starting points for exploring the sprawling metropolis that is Tokyo, modern Japan’s capital. If you missed those posts, here are links: Tokyo & Tsukiji and Tackling Tokyo Kyoto is another essential element in exploring Japan. 

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Shimbashi in Gion in Kyoto, lit at night for cherry blossom season

Traveling Photographer in Japan: Eastern Kyoto

Any single article on Kyoto’s many splendors will necessarily be an overview.  In our last post, I described a potential itinerary to see highlights on the western fringes of Kyoto.  If you missed it, check it out here: Traveling Photographer

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Iconic Kinkakuji, the Golden Pavilion, in Kyoto, one of Japan's most splendid World Heritage sites

Traveling Photographer in Japan: Kyoto and Arashiyama

In our prior posts, I suggested starting points for exploring the sprawling metropolis that is Tokyo, modern Japan’s capital. If you missed those posts, here are links: Tokyo & Tsukiji and Tackling Tokyo Kyoto is another essential element in exploring Japan. 

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