Sunstar created at sunset in White Sands National Monument, New Mexico

Creating Crisp Looking Sunstars or Starbursts

The sunstar or starburst effect in photography is a technique, where the sun or another bright object in the image is turned into a "star" by giving it those prominent and crisp rays that are radiating...
Here I waited till the sun was almost gone, removed the remaining light flares in photoshop and used a layer mask to bring more details into the sky. Lot's of work!

Quick Tip: Sunrise and Sunset Locations

By now, you've heard me going on and on about shooting at the right time of day: during the golden and blue hours right around sunset and sunrise! But how do you determine whether the place you want to shoot...
Vodka Tasting at the Bearfoot Lodge in Whistler

Six Unusual Things to Do in Whistler

When you hear the name Whistler, skiing and snowboarding probably comes to mind first, but North America's most popular ski resort has more to offer than just endless slopes. I had the chance to experience the...
The best travel Photos 2014: Omani Man, Oman

The Best Travel Photos of 2014

It's that time of the year again, when we look back on what we have done and accomplished in the past 12 months and look forward to what's coming our way next. I can say that 2014 went by incredibly fast and...