A picture may be worth a thousand words, but images cannot speak for themselves; here's a bit of context behind the images I capture to inform and inspire

All New Travel Photos

December 20, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Pursuant to my recent trot around the globe, the travel gallery on my site has been completely refreshed. From India to Vietnam to Sri Lanka to Myanmar and all the way to Everest Base Camp, the gallery is full of fresh imagery. I'll keep the words short and let the images speak for themselves... take a look and enjoy!
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Aerial Gallery Now Live

November 22, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
After recently acquiring a drone, the perspective it has offered has been a complete game changer in my world of photography. To me it offers a means to get far away from the earth's surface and take in a macro view of large geographic features - often shooting from relatively high altitudes. With the growing influence this is having on my photogr...
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The Photographer's Guide to Trekking Everest Base Camp

May 05, 2017  •  1 Comment
Everest - the highest peak on our blue planet. Just hearing the name stirs up a nostalgic sense of adventure and images of towering, snow-capped peaks. While Everest's summit - at 29,029 ft - is out of most of our physical reach, trekking through the rugged Himalayan landscape to Everest base camp (EBC) at a measly 17,598 should be on everyone's bu...
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The Real Ha Long Bay

December 15, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Chances are you've seen a postcard or photo of Ha Long Bay - much like the one above - and admired its striking landscape, even if you aren't familiar with its name or geographic location. What is Ha Long Bay? Ha Long Bay, located in the Gulf of Tonkin in Northern Vietnam, consists of hundreds of karst islets (small islands) that emerge precipitou...
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Inside Hanoi: 10 Tips for Photographers

December 06, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
After spending the past week in Hanoi, Vietnam - walking the streets, smelling the smells, sampling the local fare, and taking arguably too many photos, I've developed a keen sense what this old and culturally rich city consists of. And I'm here to offer insider advice on how to approach Hanoi photographically to help you better capture the essence...
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Recap: June 2016 Photo Safari

August 04, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
After traveling through Europe for the first 3 weeks of June, I hopped on a flight from Barcelona to Arusha to co-lead another photo safari with Everlasting Tanzania Travels. Our four lucky clients - a family of four from Ohio - and I spent a week together traveling through the Serengeti by Land Cruiser along with our Everlasting Tanzania guide...
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Recap: Heart of Tanzania Photo Safari

March 07, 2016  •  1 Comment
Just over one week ago, two highly contented (and exhausted) clients and I went wheels up over Arusha from Kilimanjaro International Airport after spending 11 days experiencing some of the best Tanzania has to offer on safari with my partner Everlasting Tanzania Travels. Our clients - a retired couple from my hometown of Austin, TX - were treated...
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Witt Pit: The Best BBQ Joint You've Never Heard Of (that happens to share my name)

November 11, 2015  •  3 Comments
As most folks out there know, Texans are a proudly unique breed with our own distinct culture and set of traditions. And when it comes to Texan traditions, barbeque (or BBQ as we commonly abbreviate it) is near the top of the list. I've developed a distinct palate for BBQ throughout my years, and I've tried it all - good, bad, great, meh. And last...
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Choosing the Right Lens(es) for a Photo Safari

September 17, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
The lens: a photographer's most crucial piece of kit. That is, so long as he can properly operate his camera body - as discussed in my write-up on choosing the right camera body for safari. Weight limits are often a constraining factor on the puddle jumpers you'll likely be boarding en route to wildlife photography destinations, and glass isn't li...
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Battle-Proofing Your Tripod

May 06, 2015  •  1 Comment
Tired of dinging up your expensive tripod? Battle-proof it! I recently shelled out the bucks for a slick Gitzo 1-series mountaineer tripod. After taking it into the field for the first time I noticed that I had put a big white scuff up and down a section of its leg, incurred by brushing up against an old, white-painted metal fence post. Being prim...
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