When I’m backpacking, I usually enjoy doing little-to-no work once I’ve reached and set up camp. Because of this, there were times during my once-in-a-lifetime High Sierra trip where I didn’t even go out and shoot during the golden hours, usually using the excuse of being too tired to wander around.
Packing for the High Sierra Trail was one of the harder parts about the entire trip. It was a careful balancing act of not carrying more weight than I had to for a week, but also not being in the middle of nowhere and not have something I needed or wanted.
I would argue that planning for the High Sierra Trail was more difficult than the hike itself…
he High Sierra Trail is a spectacular 72 mile trek across the famed Sierra Nevada mountain range in California, arguably the finest mountain scenery in the United States.
Most waterfalls are beautiful and therefore, they are an irresistible subject for photographers. At first, they can be challenging to capture, but the good news is that great results are actually fairly easy to achieve when keeping some guidelines and tips in mind.
There’s always a difficult balance between making sure you have all the gear you need, but that you’re not carrying additional gear for no reason.
For the most part, beach photography doesn’t really differ that much from all landscape photography; The general principles I exercise in the mountains of Colorado or the canyons of Utah still apply if I’m at a beach. But there are some considerations to always keep in mind so here are my 9 Tips for Beach Photography
It got me thinking about what important lessons I’ve also learned through the years of essentially trial-and-error travel photography.