Photo Of The Day – L.A. And The Moon From Griffith Observatory

Title: L.A. And The Moon From Griffith Observatory Location: Los Angeles, California, USA, North America Description: I’ve only been to the observatory twice and each time has had a special treat. The first time, while dating the woman whom I would joyfully marry two years later, was a Continue Reading →

Traveling Through Colors: Green

Green is a good, all-purpose, calming color and I can use some calm today. Continuing with my series to explore the world I have photographed through color, I present to you, the color Green. Hint: Click on images for much larger versions with shooting information and a slideshow. Continue Reading →

Traveling Through Colors: Orange

I go through phases with my photography and it is especially easy to grab on to a color concept when looking through the images on a recent trip. In this case, orange caught my eye so I started collecting images from the past five years (or so) of Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Photographers At Mesa Arch, Canyonlands National Park, Utah

    Title: Photographers At Mesa Arch, Canyonlands National Park, Utah, USA Location: Mesa Arch, Canyonlands National Park, Utah, USA, North America Description: Getting a good spot at Mesa Arch can be tricky and require a lack of sleep. Here, photographers are lined up for the classic ‘front-on’ Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Just After Sunset

Title: Just After Sunset Location: Green River Overlook, Canyonlands National Park, Utah, USA, North America Description: Magic happens after the sun has passed the horizon, if you take the time to look the other way. Often, just after the sun has set, the shadow of the Earth can Continue Reading →

Win A 21 Day All-Expense Paid Photo Trek In Nepal And Help Passports With Purpose

A simple $10 donation could win you a trip of a lifetime. A simple $10 donation, 100% of which will help build freshwater wells in Haiti, could land you in Nepal for a 21 day Photo Trek with me, Peter West Carey. Here’s the executive summary: Passports Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Sunset Over Canyonlands National Park

Title: Sunset Over Canyonlands National Park Location: Canyonlands National Park, Utah, USA, North America Description: Watching the sun set from the rim of Canyonlands National Park, overlooking the Green River, is a calm time. The slowness of the landscape seeps in and we realize just how little time Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – A Different View Of The Taj Mahal

Title: A Different View Of The Taj Mahal Location: Agra, India, Asia Description: A composite from a down photos, this panorama is part of a larger versions to be released in a month. Camera Canon 7D Lens Canon 10-22mm EF Shutter Speed 1/320 Aperture f/8 ISO 100 Focal Continue Reading →

Petra By Night

Petra By Night is a special occasion to experience the majesty of one of Jordan‘s crown jewels as lit by hundreds of luminaries after the sun has set. The crowds are less, the heat of the day is gone and a hushed calm pervades the burnt, orange sandstone Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Photography In The Himalayas

Title: Photography In The Himalayas Location: Lobuche, Nepal Description: I’m missing Nepal just a bit right now. It’s cold here near Seattle and I  this shot caught my eye, because the temperature was about the same. Some frost on the ground before the sun hit it and reason Continue Reading →

Weekend Photography Challenge #14: DINNER – 31+ Days To Better Photography

Most of us eat food. This, I have learned. I also found out a lot of people like photos of food. But with great power comes great responsibility. I’m not sure where that comes in, but it probably relates to White Balance. So tonight, just before you chow Continue Reading →

First Impression: LowePro SlingShot 302 AW Camera Bag

LowePro sent me a SlingShot 302 AW camera bag to review on Digital Photography School, where I post regularly. Before I get the full review up there, I wanted to record my quick first impressions after taking the bag on two miles of a four mile beach hike. Continue Reading →

Aperture – 31+ Days To Better Photography

Yesterday’s Topic: Shutter Speed Part 2 of the Exposure Triangle is Aperture. Aperture affects Depth Of Field. Do you hate math still?  You might hate it more.  Check this out. Yeah. That’s Depth Of Field (from Wikipedia). There’s also the Circle Of Confusion. And all that is likely Continue Reading →

Photography Advice For Trekking In The Himalayas Of Nepal

There are many challenges for travel photographers in the Khumbu region of Nepal.  The Khumbu is widely known as the Everest region as it contains the tallest peak on our planet.  I recently wrote advice to a friend set to travel tonight to the region in this post, Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – African Cape Buffalo And Oxpeckers

Title: African Cape Buffalo and Oxpeckers Description: Oxpeckers hang out on African Cape Buffaloes munching on ticks and keeping the beasts generally clean.  Although, they won’t wash off the mud the buffalo rolled in to help stay cool. Location: Serengeti National Park, Tanzania, Africa Photograph Copyright Peter West Continue Reading →

Guest Photographer – Sacha Blue

This week’s guest photographer is another local, Sacha Blue.  I think I found Sacha while searching for some info on underwater photography advice for my last trip to Hawaii.  She shoots underwater portraiture (as well as weddings and normal, above water stuff), a field I had never heard Continue Reading →

Goodies To Test In Hawaii

  On my recent trip to Mexico I was lucky enough to receive an underwater housing for my camera, lent to me from for the purpose of testing and reviewing.  It’s one part of my writing work that I enjoy; playing with gear that is new to Continue Reading →

Photo of the Day – Pounding Surf – Ireland

Today’s Photo Of The Day is actually a “Classic Photo Of The Day”, meaning it’s a rerun while I scurry to get new images up. 🙂 Title: Pounding Surf Location: Southern Ireland Coast Photograph Copyright Peter Carey If you’d like to subscribe to just the Photo of the Continue Reading →

30% Off All Khumbu Himal, Nepal Photos At Hidden Creek Photography

Journey to a land where roads do not exist and the icy crags of the Himalayas surround you!! This week only, all photographs in Hidden Creek Photography’s Nepal – Khumbu Himal gallery are marked down 30%.  Get quality 8×10 prints for less than $20!  23 hand selected images Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Miniature World – Elora Turci

Title: Miniature World Description: One of the things I like to do is play around with post processing. I discovered Polar Coordinates in Photoshop and couldn’t resist. This palm tree was taken on the day it snowed in Genoa. I thought it was kind of wierd to see Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Modern Rails – D. Travis North

Title: Modern Rails Description: I never paid attention to railroad tracks until I had a camera in hand.  Modern rails are made of concrete – yet they still have the beauty of the wooden rails of yesterday.  Taken outside the Wynnewood Station, serving Philadelphia’s Septa Rail system.  Public Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Bones Of Culture – D. Travis North

Title: Bones Of Culture Description: The Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, PA.  Architecturally, this is a perfect building.  It is home to many theaters of various sizes, and it truly is the cultural center of Philadelphia.  I would consider this one of the crown jewels of Philadelphia, both for its Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Waiting – D. Travis North

Title: Waiting Description: Market East Station, Philadelphia, resides on the grounds of the historic Reading Terminal.  This station serves as a hub for all inner city public transport, and it sits below the Philadelphia Convention Center.  Yet the thousands of people that travel on these rails each day Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Lonely Journey – D. Travis North

Title: Lonely Journey Description: This is, perhaps, one of the most historical alleys in American History.  I’m naturally drawn to historical architecture and historical structures.  This particular structure served as a gateway served as the start and finish of the daily commute of one of the most influential Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Guest Photographer – Jessica Stewart

Let me introduce to you this week’s Guest Photographer, Jessica Stewart!  Last week we had an European expatriate living in the USA and this week we switch things around.  Jessica moved to Rome in 2005 and currently, among other things, runs a photoblog about her experiences from a Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Nepal Waterfall Panorama

Title: Nepal Waterfall Location: Khumbu Region, Nepal Description: This waterfall image is stitched together from 12 individual images taken in a horizontal format.  The cliff is about 75′ (23m) to give some perspective.  No one in the group wanted to climb down to be in the photo. 🙂 Continue Reading →

Photo of the Day: Himalayan Stone

Title: Himalayan Stone Location: Khumbu Himal Region, Nepal (MAP) Photograph Copyright: Peter Carey (Click on photo to purchase prints or canvas reproductions) If you’d like to subscribe to just the Photo of the Day images and not the whole blog, you can click a link below: SUBSCRIBE IN Continue Reading →