Easy ways to make travel photography more valuable

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It’s helpful to study photography trends to succeed in the Age of Instagram Recently, I had the opportunity to speak to a group of photography enthusiasts. While they may never earn a penny for the images they shoot or have an interest in shooting the same types of subjects I do or even have anRead more

Rap jumping in the urban jungle

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This adrenaline rush will get your Spidey senses tingling [flagallery gid=6] My heart is pounding and my palms are sweating as I step to the open window on the 17th floor window of Hotel Presidente in the center of La Paz, Bolivia. Under any other circumstances, I would be enjoying the incredible views over theRead more

Travel Quote of the Week

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“No matter how far a person can go the horizon is still way beyond you.” Zora Neale Hurston (1903-1960) was a folklorist and writer whose work fell into obscurity until Alice Walker, author of The Color Purple, led a revival beginning in the 1970s. Now she’s considered one of the pre-eminent writers of 20th CenturyRead more

Far-Flung Travels creator wins 5 awards

The winners of the 2011 Society of American Travel Writers‘ Central States Writing and Photography Contest have been announced and yours truly won five awards, including “Photographer of the Year.” According to organizer Kelly Earnest, the contest had “a record 399 entries, including 147 writing submissions and 252 photography submissions.” The judges were Dr. ThomasRead more

I am covered

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Out from behind the lens, photographer Laura Watilo Blake finds herself on the cover of New Mexico Magazine’s March 2011 cover.Read more

Ice-covered lighthouse wows the world

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You don’t have to travel far to see some amazing sites. But this amazing site in Cleveland has traveled the world over in just a few days. The Cleveland Harbor West Pierhead Lighthouse made world news after waves from Lake Erie, propelled by high winds, turned it into an ice structure. After a local photographerRead more

Blog gets a makeover

Welcome to the new and improved (I hope) Far-Flung Travels. I spent a few days migrating my blog posts from Blogger to my own domain using WordPress, which has provided a better platform for adding photo galleries and nested pages. If you are receiving this via email subscription or RSS feed, I encourage you toRead more

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