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Mobile Photography: Best of 2012

January 2, 2013 2 comments

Sure, Instagram had a rough end to 2012 with those TOS changes and subsequent retractions.

But the mobile app has also been one of my favorite discoveries of 2012 (other photography app suggestions: Pixlromatic, Camera+, Diptic, Snapseed, Flickr). While I can’t realistically bring my DSLR camera everywhere, I always have my iPhone with me. What’s more is that the Instagram community is an awesome place. Interacting with other mobile photographers through Instagramers Seattle and Josh Johnson’s #jj forums takes Instagram to a different level entirely. Here are some of my favorite personal mobile shots from 2012.

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Tumwater Falls Park Instagram

Tumwater Falls Park

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The Amazon Jungle: Tambopata National Reserve & Lake Sandoval

October 1, 2012 2 comments

This is my second post in a series on my recent trip to Peru. In my first post, I talked about hiking Huayna Picchu at Machu Picchu. Stay tuned for thoughts on Cusco, the Sacred Valley, Lima, and more.

When my girlfriend and I were planning our trip to Peru, we had a big decision to make: Spend our final three days at Lake Titicaca or spend them in the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest. We chose the latter.

Why? We thought it might be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, and the reviews of the Inkaterra Hacienda Concepcion lodge were stellar. I’m hoping to go into more detail about the wonderful lodge, its employees and our other excursions in the Amazon in another post. But for now, I wanted to detail our experiences on a day-hike inside Tambopata National Reserve to Lake Sandoval.

Lake Sandoval Water Peru

Lake Sandoval in Peru’s Tambopata National Reserve.

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Machu Picchu: Hiking Huayna Picchu

September 21, 2012 13 comments

This is my first post in a series on my recent trip to Peru. Stay tuned for thoughts on Cusco, the Sacred Valley, Lima, the Amazon, and more.

As of November 2014, this post now lives on my new blog and photography website. For previous comments and discussion, please see below.