Monthly Archives: May 2010

Fireworks light up the night around this magical sight. Kids and adults alike gather round to watch the explosion of  patterns, changing colors and lights. Where in the world is it? Be the first to correctly guess the name of this specific place and location of this photo to be entered into a drawing for a $500 […]

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Cambodia’s Angkor Wat complex is a vast, overwhelming sort of place that one can’t explore in a single day. Luckily, we had a week. But still…we had to narrow our choices. Which temples? Which sites? Thank goodness for great guidebooks, the internet, and a terrific local guide who led us to splendid finds. I loved […]

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These photos were submitted by Dan Macal from California, taken on our Yucatan photo tour in Mexico. These were his first attempts at HDR. Using 2-3 exposures, he merged them in PhotoMatix Pro. Impressive! Okay, so this guy wasn’t in the Yucatan. (That we saw, anyway!) But Dan included it here from an earlier Wildlife […]

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Finding great shots of the wild horses of Namibia, Africa can be difficult. But when the stars line up right, the payoff is worth the effort.

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Stepping inside a private monastery in Bhutan last November, we happened upon this scene—a group of young monks bent over the floor creating an intricate mandala. First thought, wow, how cool to finally see this…then, do you suppose we can photograph it? Great, now how? The challenge was the lack of natural light. At 5pm, […]

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