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5 Critical Ingredients For Compelling Travel Photos

June Lake California | James Brandon

One of my absolute favorite things to do as a photographer at this stage in my career is to help others who are new to photography. I’ve learned countless tips, …

James Brandon5 Critical Ingredients For Compelling Travel Photos
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Ever Changing | Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes

Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes | James Brandon

Death Valley National Park fits very nicely in my top 3 favorite national parks and is quite possibly in the lead for the number one spot. This may come as …

James BrandonEver Changing | Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes
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Looking Away | Arches National Park

Arches National Park | James Brandon

It’s so easy to become fixated on an icon like Delicate Arch at Arches National Park in Utah. It’s one of the most beautiful natural wonders you’ll see, and just …

James BrandonLooking Away | Arches National Park
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5 Ways To Suck At Photography

Sunset over the Sierras

Go to any photography tips website you can find and you will undoubtedly find a plethora of articles full of tips on how to get better at photography (and yes …

James Brandon5 Ways To Suck At Photography
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A Few Tips For Photographing The Mesquite Sand Dunes

Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes | James Brandon

This of course applies to any other sand dunes as well, but the Mesquite sand dunes are quite popular and accessible. Traversing sand dunes is complicated. In order to get …

James BrandonA Few Tips For Photographing The Mesquite Sand Dunes
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3 Steps To Make Travel A Reality

Near Mirror Lake | Yosemite NP

Let’s start off with a quote that has been seared into my soul ever since I heard it for the first time.. Twenty years from now you will be more …

James Brandon3 Steps To Make Travel A Reality
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Big Island Hawaii | A Redux

Big Island Hawaii Incoming Tide

Lately my thoughts have been tied up in going back to Hawaii as soon as possible. Hawaii was one of my first trips as a budding landscape photographer and I’m …

James BrandonBig Island Hawaii | A Redux
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Almost There | Pfeiffer Beach, Big Sur, California

Road to Pfeiffer Beach | Big Sur, California

My first visit to Pfeiffer Beach in Big Sur (and Big Sur in general) was back in August of 2011. Hard to believe it’s already been 3 years! Although that’s …

James BrandonAlmost There | Pfeiffer Beach, Big Sur, California
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Fleeting Light | Mesa Arch, Canyonlands National Park

Mesa Arch Sunrise | Canyonlands National Part

New Lightroom Presets | Starry Nights and Stormy Skies I just released new brand new sets for my Lightroom Presets Collection. Starry Nights is a group of 10 develop presets …

James BrandonFleeting Light | Mesa Arch, Canyonlands National Park