All Love is Equal - romance around the world

Valentines month may be nearly over but romance certainly ain’t dead in these beautiful and unique shots depicting idealized love around the globe. New York based photographer Braden Summers spent six weeks travelling the world in order to recreate the images of romantic perfection we are bombarded with constantly in mainstream media, only this time using ex[...]

Kesh Angels - the biker girls of Morocco

The motorcycle – a symbol of freedom, adventure and youth ever since the 50s spawned those early rebels without a cause and Ted Simon hit the road to pen Jupiter's Travels. But so often in pop culture do women seem relegated to perching prettily on the back of the bike despite the fact that all around the world I’ve witnessed ladies fearlessly manning their [...]

Instagram Recap #1: Holiday Love

“And the Grinch, with his Grinch-feet ice cold in the snow, stood puzzling and puzzling, how could it be so? It came without ribbons. It came without tags. It came without packages, boxes or bags. And he puzzled and puzzled 'till his puzzler was sore. Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn't before. What if Christmas, he thought, doesn't come [...]

Back to the Roots of Photography: PolaWalk in Vienna

Digital photography has made a lot of things easier. Everyone with a common sense for composition and perspective and a little knowledge about exposure, aperture, shutter speed and ISO has the possibility to create an aesthetic masterpiece – safely locked up on a memory card and a hard-drive. The sheer amount tourists and travelers with bulky DSLR cameras ar[...]

The Travelettes Instagram Challenge - Recap #1

The Travelettes Instagram Challenge has been running for 10 days now and so far there have been over 1400 images posted with the hashtag #dailytravelette. Thank you all for joining in! This is the first challenge we ever started and we are overwhelmed by your motivation and creativity! Personally, I feel like this challenge gives me a lot of energy to go [...]

The Travelettes Instagram Challenge

Ever since Instagram came to be THE big thing we have all come across those 30 day Instagram challenges, asking you to post a pic per day according to a certain pattern. Every day there's a theme - makes me smile, something new, clouds and something green etc. There are also more me-centered ones like my hair, my writing and my outfit. There are fashion-them[...]

How to Take Good Photos in Bad Weather

When travelling, we usually hope for the most amazing weather conditions, no matter if we go skiing, surfing or sunbathing. Good light is even more important for another one of our favorite activities: Photography. But no matter how carefully we plan and how well we prepare, you can't change the weather. Probably all of us have spent a vacation either mostly[...]

China, as seen through the eyes of Alain Delorme

I just got back from spending a little over a week in Shanghai, China, where I made a friend who told me about Photography of China - a website featuring interesting and beautiful bodies of photo work portraying China and Chinese culture. It was while browsing the site that I came across the remarkable work of French photographer Alain Delorme who, during a [...]

The Travelettes Guide to Traveling with a DSLR

Just like any other passionate photographer and part-time traveler I have asked myself this question several times: which camera to bring on my next trip? Should I go for the handy point-and-shoot camera that fits in my pocket or stick with my bulky and heavy DSLR which takes way better pictures. The ideal situation would we that you had both, but depending [...]

The Crest of Surf Photography

What I love about photography is the fact that it can take you to places you've never been to and open up worlds you might have never discovered yourself. A single picture can say more than a thousand words and carry more emotions than the longest love letter. Looking for this kind of inspiration, I like to sit down for a few minutes and browse the web for s[...]

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