On Photography Gear & What I’ve Learned In the Past 4 years (Read Before Making Your Purchase!)

In this article I talk about my camera equipment and the important lessons I learned over four years that every photographer should know about before purchasing their first camera! Continue reading On Photography Gear & What I’ve Learned In the Past 4 years (Read Before Making Your Purchase!)

El Peñol: The Astonishing 360 View of Guatape, Colombia and How To Get There

How to get there?

The chances are you’re in Medellin.  

  1. Take the metro or taxi to Caribe Station. From there go to the North Bus terminal (Terminal de Transportes Norte).
  2. Buy a ticket to either Guatape or El Peñol at the ticket booths. There’s one or two bus companies that go there. It should cost between $12,000 – $14,000 COP each way or around $4 USD. Total: $25,000 COP = $8.00 USD.  
  3. The bus will stop for passengers along the way, expect between 1 ½ to 2 hour drive. 
  4. You can either get off at the base of El Peñol or you can go to Guatape if you plan on exploring the town.

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A Few thoughts On Why Travel Is Important

I don’t know a single person who doesn’t want to travel. I think its within the human psyche to want to go to places we’ve never been. We are explorers by nature. We are curious to see the unknown.

Traveling is important in whatever form it takes. A road trip to the next state over can be just as valuable as a flight to a foreign country. To be more accurate however,  it’s more so the mindset of the traveler than it is actually traveling.

At the same time though, traveling in general has the ability to shift one’s worldview, which brings me to my first point.

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Venice Beach, Florida: A few hours under the sun

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One hour and 10 minutes south of Tampa.

I hopped on I-75, rolled the windows down, blasted the music and cruised to Venice Beach.

The only plans I made were to  walk around, sight-see and take photographs of what I found interesting. I arrived at Venice around 4:00 p.m which gave me a few hours of sunlight.

I parked in the Historic District and walked right over to the beach.

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