Jansen Photo Expeditions Blog

How to Protect Your Camera in Wet Conditions and Keep Shooting!

By |September 26th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Since winter is at our door, I’m sure you have been gearing up for the season and perhaps you’re even thinking about joining us for our upcoming Iceland photography workshop. I thought I would address how [...]

How to Take Advantage of the Sweet Light in Landscape Photography

By |September 23rd, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Anyone that lives in California knows that November is the prime month for great sunsets on the Central Coast. The sun is in just the right place in these rugged locations. It reflects on the beaches, as it dances off [...]

Tripods, Landscape Photography and the Reason why?

By |September 10th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Are you wondering what type of camera tripod to purchase?  It can be a confusing task. Many newcomers are often lost on the subject of tripods altogether. In this blog and accompanying video, I will [...]

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Why you need an “L” Bracket for your Landscape Photography

By |September 9th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

"L" brackets for your camera are the cool cousin to the "always loosening up on you" single bottom plates.      View Mark's L Bracket Video The simple "L" bracket is for your camera's body and you need [...]

A Fresh look at a Salty World During Our Photography Workshop in the Eastern Sierra

By |August 11th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Moving through the dusty, gravel-strewn road, we soon arrived at our destination, the saline aquifer, Mono Lake. It’s one of our favorite stops on our photography workshop in the Eastern Sierra. After years of photographing its [...]

Wildlife Photography Lenses and Cameras for Traveling Photographers: What Works Best?

By |August 9th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

  What are the best wildlife photography lenses and cameras that will work for you? We all like to travel, explore and record our world through the lens, but SmartPhones leave many wanting more when [...]

5 Things You Need To Know About Dynamic Photography Landscapes Today

By |June 30th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Being primarily a landscape photographer, I am always trying to push my images to the next level of attention to create dynamic photography landscapes. Like most, I have this thought in the back of my [...]

7 Simple (But Important) Things To Remember About Astrophotography

By |June 27th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

We are really excited about heading out on this season’s first astrophotography event in the Alabama Hills in the Eastern Sierra. Timing, location, and clear skies are what it’s all about when you plan one of [...]

5 Secrets to Creating Successful Landscape Photography

By |June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Preparation, observation, persistence and patience and getting beyond the program modes are the key factors for getting your landscape photography on track! These are the 5 secrets for successful landscape photography. Getting great photos these [...]

The Process and the fundamentals of Landscape Photography

By |May 18th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Photography has been going through a rapid transformation. With the internet, it’s no longer resigned to the skilled professional. Democracy rules this craft more than ever. This statement has been bounced around for years. While [...]

Iceland Creative Photography workshop – Opening your Eyes to Adventure

By |April 4th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Workshops|

As we were standing on Diamond Beach in South Coast Iceland, we were surrounded by surreal looking blocks of ice the size of small cars that had calved off the nearby glacier. Our Iceland photography workshop group was giddy [...]

Landscape photography doesn’t stop just because things get wet and the temperatures drop. Be prepared!

By |December 18th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

I’ve been gearing up and preparing for our upcoming Big Sur and Iceland winter landscape expeditions. The following tips will help you avoid some unpleasant surprises next time you venture into the cold and wet. If you’d [...]