Top 10 Most Popular Articles and Posts on PhotoTraces in 2014

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In my last post I published my best photos of 2014. Today, I compiled the list of ten most popular posts and articles from 2014 on this blog (PhotoTraces).

Photo Location Guide: What to See and Photograph in San Francisco If You Only Have 2 Hours

But what would you do if you had only two hours to spend in San Francisco? Where would you go? Which locations would you choose to photograph?

That was the real dilemma in front of me a few years back as I was packing for my unexpected trip to San Francisco.

Top Travel Photographers Reveal Their Favorite Photo Locations Around The World

Today we have very special post. I asked top travel photographers from all over the world to answer one simple question.

If you had to choose what would be your favorite photography location?

So here are their answers!

Review: “The Art of Digital Blending” Video Course by Jimmy McIntyre

Instead of teaching us how to use Photoshop, Jimmy teaches us how to improve our photography. He does not try to scare users with technical mumbo jumbo; instead, Jimmy takes the approach of simplification, making it easy to follow and digest.

Photo Location Guide: New York City – the Best Spot to Photograph Panoramas of Manhattan

Over the years, I’ve had the privilege of visiting and photographing New York on may occasions and I know what my favorite photo location in New York is: it’s Hamilton Park. From my perspective, the view from Hamilton Park represents the essence of the city because of: its condensed nature, architecture with iconic structures everywhere, and unique to New York city color patterns.

Zion Canyon Overlook Trail (Utah)

I find that Zion National Park is the most challenging place to photograph among all canyon locations I visited during my travel photography driving trip through Arizona, Utah, Nevada,  California.

Review of “Landscape Photography Tutorial Series: New Zealand” by Trey Ratcliff

Trey Ratcliff covers the topic of landscape photography giving us the whole picture from the conceptual idea to the final, ready for publishing, photograph.

Sunset at Moonstone Beach (California)

This is the spot I always plan to visit when I drive from Los Angeles to San Francisco along California Route 1. It is located right in the middle of the coastal drive, next to the San Simeon State Park

Top Travel Photographers Reveal Their Favorite Photo Locations Around The World – Part 2

Today, I have a very special treat for my readers. This is the second part of roundup post, “Top Travel Photographers Reveal Their Favorite Photo Locations Around The World“. The first part of the post was published about 2 months ago and it attracted a lot of attention from all over the world. At the same time, our readers pointed out that we did not cover any destinations from Africa and Asia. Today’s roundup post should fix some shortcomings of the original article.

Photo Location Guide: Cape Tryon – Prince Edward Island (Canada)

Cape Tryon always on my to-do list when I visit Prince Edward Island. It’s the one place I visit every time I’m there. It has all of my favorite landscape photography hallmarks: dramatic ocean views, a picturesque shoreline, a lighthouse and endless fields. The cliffs are elevated about 30 meters over the sea and feature thousands of nesting birds. It’s all amazing – and it isn’t very well-known either, so there are few visitors.

Blue Hour at Niagara Falls (Canada)

Niagara Falls consist of 3 separate waterfalls. The biggest and most impressive one is Horseshoe Falls which lie mostly on the canadian side of the Niagara River. Two other ones are  American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls which are located on US side. When you walk along Niagara River, you have a magnificent view of each falls, but due to the narrowness of the river, it is not easy get all 3 of them into one composition.