Photo Tour

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Gaining slideshow productivity with Proshow’s Remix feature

imageEspecially with the popularity of mobile devices for viewing photos, slideshows are a perfect way to show off the best of your images – or simply to share the highlights of an event or trip. Creating quality slideshows can be a time-consuming process, so any tool that helps me make better shows, faster, is a good thing. Regular readers will know that I’m a huge fan of Proshow’s offerings – Producer and Gold on the desktop, and Web for when you’re mobile or on a Mac. However, I’ve struggled a bit with how to leverage Proshow’s powerful Wizard tool while still having customizations like beginning and end captions. Fortunately, the clever Remix command has come to my rescue… Read more »

Composition Tip: Don't frame so tightly that you forget where you are...

edl_baganherding_0034cWhen something unexpected happens on a photo shoot it is easy to get carried away in the moment and start firing away. If you've done some action photography your reflexes may take over and you'll instinctively start cropping to maximize the impact of the subject. Sometimes, though, it pays to take a deep breath and think things through first.... Read more »

Tanzania African Photo Safari

Dates: 
2014-09-16 (All day) - 2014-09-30 (All day)

We're still working out the details, but I'll be leading a photo safari to Tanzania in the second half of September 2014. We're acquiring special off-road permits for the parks which will maximize the quality of our photographic experience, but that's requiring some additional time to finalize. Stay tuned, or email us at safaris@cardinalphoto.com if you want to be notified when we have a full itinerary and costs. -- David

 

Join us in Myanmar (Burma) this December, with an option for Angkor Wat

pl_shwedagon_1514This is a pivotal year for Myanmar (which the US & UK know as Burma). With the election of a civilian government, suspension of international sanctions, and the beginning of a banking system and independent press it is poised to break out of decades of torpor into the 21st century. I’m excited to announce that I’ll be leading another photo tour there this December. We’ll hit some of the major tourist highlights, of course, but we’ll also venture to some places that most tourists never see and create some photo opportunities that would be almost impossible to achieve on your own. Read more »

Myanmar (Burma) Trip Report: Images and their stories from our recent photo tour

pl_baganaerials_1356After our visit to Cambodia and the temples of Angkor, we headed to Yangon in Myanmar, to meet the rest of the group and begin our trip through some of the major historical and culturally important areas of the country. We began in Yangon, by far the largest and most important city in Myanmar. Called Rangoon by the British, it was restored to its traditional name after independence. Read more »