Photography

My first underwater camera

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I’ve seen a lot of great photos taken with underwater cameras and I’ve been dying to try one out for ages. So when I hijacked my family holiday this summer in the crystal clear Mediterranean Sea I thought it was the perfect opportunity to have a go and take some unflattering photos of me with a snorkel in my mouth trying to swim with the fishes. I bought [...]

Notes on Packing the Right Camera

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Hey ladies, One of the biggest problems I encounter when packing for trips is not how many pairs of shoes I need or what shades of nail polish to leave home. No, I struggle the most with exactly what combination of cameras and gear to bring along. We Travelettes are very passionate about our photography and while we recognize that it's ultimately up the p[...]

Through the eyes of… Romeika Cortez

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Our most recent discovery of inspiring travel photographers is Romeika Cortez, whose delicate eye for the beauty of things has contributed to the production of a collection of impressive photographs. Her photography manages to evoque sensations of peace an quiet in a city as bustling as Paris. Romeika is a 27 year-old journalist, born and raised in Brazil bu[...]

Inspiring women who travel - Margaret Moth

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I came across Margaret Moth while looking for outstanding photojournalists. Unfortunately the news of her existance came to me accompanied with the news of her recent death in March 2010. As I was very touched by this woman's story, I want to share it with those among you who might be unfamiliar with her. "Life is like tennis. You have no choice over how [...]

Through the eyes of... Carolin Weinkopf

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Another discovery from our travelettes flickr group is Carolin Weinkopf. Born and raised in a small town in West Germany she's now been living in Berlin for six years. Originally she studied journalism and political sciences, but she currently works exclusively as a photographer. She runs a blog and a website. How is traveling part of your life? My [...]

Through the eyes of… Kaja Paradiek

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Through the Travelettes flickr group, we came across another photographer with beautiful travel shots: Kaja is a 24 year old graphic design student in Stuttgart, in South of Germany. We asked her some questions about travel photography. How is traveling part of your life? I love to travel, to see new places and people. My professor once said: the stre[...]

Through the eyes of....Sarah Bernhard

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Sarah Bernhard's photos feel like stills from a movie. Her creative eye is delicate and sensible and creates photos that are so captivating, one wants to live in them forever. Some of her best works were taken on her travels to China. We asked her a few questions about photography and traveling. 1. What's your name, age and where do u live? My name i[...]

Through the eyes of.....Sarah Anagnostou

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Our photography discovery of the week is 19-year-old Sarah Anagnostou from Minneapolis. She's traveled around Spain, France, Mexico and all over the US. Especially striking are her beautiful photos from Iceland and the Grand Canyon. Since I am currently preparing a road trip through the States which will take me to the Grand Canyon, I wanted to particulary s[...]

Through the eyes of......Fiona O'Donoghue

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Dear Travelettes, the other day, as I was cruising through Flickr, I came across a remarkable young photographer from Melbourne who loves the same 2 things I love: traveling and photography. Reason enough for me to present you with her work. I've selected a few images but you can see more of her stuff on her flickr account. She also runs a (not current[...]

portraits from along the way: bianca in sao paulo

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In summer 2006 I came to Sao Paulo with plans to live there for about 3 months to learn perfect portuguese, maybe get a job and be oh so productive. But really I had unknowingly moved to the headquarters of party central and spent my days sleeping and my nights out partying. I'm pretty sure I had a total of 2 nights in during that time. So really, it hardly [...]

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