You may remember when the National Building Museum was transformed into a massive ball bit by Snarkitecture. Well they are back with an all new installation called Fun House DC. The fun house is loaded with rooms full of pieces from Snarkitecture’s history including their iconic white ball pit in the back of the house.
Every photographers knows the importance of getting high quality footage from their gear and a drone is no exception. Here are 10 tips to improve your drone videos (and drone shots as well!) Read More
Botany Bay is a 4,687 acre wildlife preserve full of unique vegetation located on Edisto Island in South Carolina. With its huge 2.8 mile long shore full of dead trees this is a great destination for nature and landscape photographers.
Entrance to Botany Bay is free but a donation is recommended. When entering Botany Bay you’ll have to sign in using your license plate number and you can pick up a map with information of all the sights. Read More
The latest art exhibit to be feature at the Smithsonian’s American Art Museum (SAAM) in 2018 is Do Ho Suh’s Almost Home. If you’re in Chinatown it’s worth checking out the SAAM and some of my other favorite places to photograph in DC.
Do Ho Suh is known for his immersive architectural installations crafted with ethereal fabric and this exhibit does not disappoint.
Starting a video blog aka a vlog? YouTube has quickly become the best way to share your stories and having the correct camera is essential. If you plan on making a vlog a part of your life it’s important to have a camera that’s easy to use while on the go.
There are tons of different options in terms of cameras for vlogging that range in price, quality, and size.This list is broken down by price so if you’re looking for a camera at a specific price point check the menu on the right side.
Tips for choosing the right vlogging camera:
📷 Consider where you will be vlogging, if you’re vlogging during your commute you will probably prefer a point and shoot but if you want to make a cinematic travel vlog a DSLR or mirrorless would be a better option.
🤳 If you’re just starting out a point and shoot will be much easier since bigger cameras can be cumbersome due to their interchangeable lenses.
🗣 It’s important to consider the audio quality of your vlog as well as the video. What people hear is as important as what they see and being able to have an external microphone can greatly increase production value.
🌀 Having a wide angle lens is important since you’ll be holding the camera. This making having interchangeable lenses a great benefit.
LA has to be one of the most photogenic cities in the US. From the sprawling mountains minutes away from the city to scenic beaches Los Angeles is FULL of places to Instagram.
Nearly every sunset in LA is breathtaking which is why I love this city so much. Everytime I visit I find myself photographing all day and night.
Below are the best places to photograph in Los Angeles:
If you only stop at one place on this list the Griffith Observatory is a must. Once at the observatory you get a beautiful view of the Los Angeles skyline.
Parking can be tight at peak times though and you may have to park a bit away.
Additionally if you’re willing to hike a bit there are a few trails behind Griffith that will let you get above the observatory for even more creative options. Read More
Every photographer should have a range of lenses in their bag and a wide angle lens is no exception. Canon offers over 20 wide angle lenses to choose from.
If you’ve been shooting on a kit lens or a 50mm it’s time to take your travel photography to the next level with a wide angle lens. Read More
The Library of Congress which is located right next to the US Capitol is a beautiful sight.
I have passed the Library of Congress tons of times without realizing you could go inside.
The Library of Congress is the largest library in the United States containing more than 38 million books. With parts of the collection spanning over 430 languages.
Most people know Polaroid because of their iconic instant cameras. The tiny, white-bordered prints capture memories in the moment and are always a blast at parties.
Like many of you, my first instant camera was the Fujifilm Instax Mini9 which is only around $60. It produces very small prints.