How to take sharper photos on your next trip

Why do my images look so blurry?
How do I take sharper photos?

Ever asked yourself these questions? I have. And I still do! Getting my own images sharp is and always will be a challenge. It is a neverending, almost Sisyphus-like struggle between a man and his tool. Sharpness in your photography is one of the factors that will decide whether it’s going to be a hero or zero. Dramatic enough? Now, let’s get cracking and see what you can do to increase the sharpness of your images!

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5 Things I learned to do on any photography location

People often tend to think that creating a great landscape photograph is a question of expensive gear and visiting stunning places. That if you have resources to combine these two things, award-winning images will automatically magic themselves into the camera. 

But the creation of a good image is actually hard work. Yes, pressing the shutter is involved somewhere but there is so much more! In fact, it is the entire process that I love about landscape photography. 

The time I spend outside, trying to understand the place, and doing all the non-photography pre-work. That’s what really counts and hopefully transfers into the eventual outcome — your image.

This is no perfect workflow, no secret key to a creating an amazing photograph but rather a set of things I learned to do on a photography location. Things that might help you develop your own on-location process.

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Architecture, history and photography in Nové Město nad Metují, Czech Republic

Those who read my blog regularly or downloaded my free ebook about improving your photography will know that I do not particularly enjoy crowds. I’m also the solely and therefore the biggest supporter of my own theory called “decentralized tourism”. What it means is going not only to places that are notoriously known and infinitely repeated on social media but also get off the beaten path a bit, do some old-school research and explore new locations. (more…)

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3+1 best photography spots in Valletta, Malta

Let’s get this straight – walking around Valletta, Malta’s capital is pretty much like walking through a very big and very colorful open-air museum. The city was also chosen for the European Capital of Culture 2018 and I can totally understand why. So choosing only 3 best locations for photography is, let’s say, quite minimalist (and of course very subjective). But let’s give it a try!
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