Copyright John Steele 2015

The World in Gold-N-Blue: My experience with one of Singh-Ray’s best filters

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Making something out of nothing – that’s sometimes our task as landscape photographers. We often wake up at 2 am to drive to a location 3-4 hours away on assignment or for personal work only to find a sky with no texture or a river without color. The subject we traveled to shoot is just as glorious as we envisioned and we got the composition

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Copyright John Steele 2017

The Sun Sets on Bamgol Maeul (밤골마을)

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Photographers are typically adventurers and explorers by nature and by trade. To keep the creative fire churning, we head out on journeys often with no real destination or return date in mind, searching for unfamiliar faces, vistas, ways of life. While we try to do this as much as possible, we all know that life (finances, weather, work, whatever

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Camping in Korea: Adventure 2 – Ganghwado 동막해변

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A couple of weeks ago Holly and I took our second outdoor adventure of the season (I’d like to take a break in the action to type the words “camping in Ganghwado” – sorry for doing this, my SEO Plugin blinks at me and threatens to blow up my computer if I don’t) when we packed up the Retona and headed out to one of

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Camping in Korea: Adventure 1 – Namyangju 물의정원

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This year I plan on taking weekly bicycling/hiking + camping adventures around Korea with my trusty sidekick Holly. For the first trip I decided on Namyangju which is a city located about 35-40 km east of Seoul. I chose this place mostly because I wanted to go somewhere familiar on our maiden voyage so it would be easy to find a place to camp. Namyangju

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Colors of Laos – Kuang Si Falls (Roll 4)

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After my typical morning routine of shooting the sunrise, eating breakfast, and walking around Wat Siphoutthabath (my favorite temple), I decided to spend most of this day and roll of film at Kuang Si Falls. Kuang Si Falls is located about 30 kilometers (18 miles

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