A Plan for the Paranoid. And the Prepared.

In GEAR, Travel by David5 Comments

In my unending quest for redundancy and the safety of both my data and ability to work while on the field, I’ve learned a few things. Recent conversations on the Travel Photographers Network have had me thinking about these things again. I thought I’d share my own system for surviving disaster on the road. The key is redundancy. I carry: …

Ten Great Gifts for the Travelling Photographer

In Freelance and Business, Travel by DavidLeave a Comment

Christmas is coming. So is my birthday. So, overlooking the fact that the perfect gift for the guy who has everything is nothing at all, these are my top-ten great gifts for the travelling photographer. If you’re the spouse of a photographer, look at it this way – they’ll probably buy this stuff, or stuff like it, if you don’t …

My Next Bag, Revisited

In Travel by David9 Comments

Just over a week ago I wrote a post about my hunt for the perfect carry-on bag. A number of you chimed in on the topic and it pushed me to do a little more looking and thinking. In the end I’ve come to the conclusion that I’m on the right track. Given the needs of frequent travellers who use …

Tell Me A Story?

In Thoughts & Theory by David6 Comments

I’m in the middle of writing a couple articles on storytelling within a photograph, one of my favourite theoretical hobbyhorses. I’ll have them up when they’re eventually finished. I wanted to toss this out there and ask a favour of you. I get about 500 readers a day and I don’t ask this often, but I’d like some feedback from …