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How GEP Took Me From Teacher to Travel Writer and Photographer

How GEP Took Me From Teacher to Travel Writer and Photographer

During many years of travel and teaching English as a foreign language in Thailand and Guatemala, I’d often dreamed of earning from my combined passions of travel, photography, and writing. However, I believed it required years of training and was an unattainable...

5 Dos and 2 Don’ts for Travel Photography

5 Dos and 2 Don’ts for Travel Photography

“Where was that taken? It’s gorgeous!” is something I love to hear, strive to hear. When your photo gets a response like that you know you’ve hit the mark as a photographer. My photos are a constant joy for me and have sold with articles, been the main subject in...

Photography Tips for Non-Photographers

Photography Tips for Non-Photographers

As a travel writer, I’m often asked to provide photos with my stories. While I’ve got a decent eye for framing and a pretty good phone camera, I still find the idea of submitting photos fairly intimidating. Reason being? I started my career in a magazine environment...

Photographing Without a Tripod

Photographing Without a Tripod

Photographers often have a love-hate relationship with their tripods. On the one hand, a tripod will give you the sharpest images possible and let you play with creative techniques such as long exposure photography. On the other hand, they can be a bit cumbersome and...

How One Photo Can Land Big Benefits

How One Photo Can Land Big Benefits

From time to time I take a picture that I think is pretty amazing and that others will possibly love as well. So it will get me thinking about photography contests. It is also one thing I love about stock photography—seeing my pictures out there in use associated with...

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