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Photographing Iconic Locations

Delicate Arch, the Tetons, and Moraine Lake are all popular locations that photographers flock to. In landscape photography it’s hard to avoid photographing these famous spots. Even though most photographers have photos of these places in their portfolio, photographers tend to complain that photographing iconic locations is bad. It’s a popular belief among photographers that photographing iconic locations...

By. Nick Souvall 12-4-18

Moab Adventure- November 2018

For the long three day weekend on Veteran’s Day, Katie and I decided to head to Moab, Utah to photograph some of the beautiful landscapes of Arches and Canyonlands National Parks. In what has become a little bit of a tradition for us, this is our third year in a row going to Moab at about this time of year. Moab is such an amazing and unique place with endless photo opportunities. The rock...

By. Nick Souvall - 11/21/18

Creating A Compelling Image When the Light Doesn't Cooperate

If you've ever talked with a photographer you know how much they obsess over good light. And while many of those photographers might tell you how important it is to have good light, I believe it's even more important to know how to find good images even when there is "bad light". Going out to photograph a place you've wanted to visit for a long time only to have no light can be pretty disappointing, especially...

By. Nick Souvall - 11/15/18 

Photographing Fall Colors in Colorado- 2018

Fall has finally arrived. People from all around the United States and the world are gathering to see the changing of the autumn colors in Colorado. Colorado might be one of the best places in the world to see fall colors with an abundance of huge golden aspen groves. I’m lucky enough to live in such a beautiful state so close to such amazing photo locations. I’ve spent the past couple falls to explore my...

By. Nick Souvall -10/30/18

Five Composition Tips

          Composition is extremely important in creating an interesting photo. Having a good composition can really separate a photo from being average to being great. It's really important and also really difficult sometimes to find a great and unique composition. Every place you go to is different and every scene has different elements. Because of this, it's very important to move around and try different...

By. Nick Souvall - 6/11/2018

Grand Teton Road Trip

It was the summer of 2016, the last summer before i graduated from college. Me and my girlfriend, Katie knew that with it being my last summer vacation we had to do something epic. We had always talked about going to Yellowstone and when we say we are going to do something, we do it. So we decided to go on a week long road-trip to Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone. We loaded up the car... 

By. Nick Souvall - 5/26/18

My Favorite Season for Photography

Landscape photography is heavily influenced by the seasons. Each season is completely different and can influence where and how a photographer captures their images. Seasons are important and personally I love shooting in any season but for different reasons...

By. Nick Souvall - 2/9/2018

Aspen Colorado- June 2016

It was June and I had a couple days off of work in the middle of the week so I decided I wanted to go on a trip. I had visited Aspen and the Maroon Bells once before with my roommate, Michael. Besides being one of the most photographed spots in the whole world, It is also one of my favorite places in the... 

By. Nick Souvall - 1/22/2018

Top Five Photos of 2017

2017 was an amazing year filled with many amazing memories and photos. I wanted to look back on the year and focus on some of my favorite images of the year. There was a lot to choose from and it was hard to narrow the list down to just five pictures and even harder to rank them. So here are my favorite pictures... 

By. Nick Souvall - 1/7/2018

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