I took this photo with our group during the amazing photo adventure a few months ago. Be sure to check out our Photo Adventures page to see if there is anything coming up!
Daily Photo – Walking Near The Barn at Lake Hayes
This is the little path that runs in front of my friend’s little cottage you can rent along Lake Hayes. It’s about 10 minutes from my house and really awesome… be sure to look up “The Barn at Lake Hayes” and tell them Trey sent ya!
Every month new presets come out and are half price just for 24 hours to reward those of you hardcore lovers of it that keep coming back! Thanks so much! Pop on over to the Stuck in Customs Store to find out more!
What’s in Trey’s Bag?
New and updated! I also updated the Camera Equipment page that lists out my stuffola.
Daily Photo – The View From the Top of the Bar
This is the bar atop the Burj Al Arab, which styles itself as the world’s only 7-star hotel. This bar itself is really cool because it juts way out of the hotel and looks like it would be almost impossible, defying physics. When I got inside, I was really shocked at the outrageous and eye-jamming decor! The drink menu was also like 30 pages and totally outrageous… they even had a drink called “The Burning Man,” which of course I had to get!
In case you missed it, here’s Robot Trey on Snapchat (treyratcliff) after landing.
Daily Photo – Clouds Over Vietnam
Here’s a photo I got out of the airplane window when flying from Ho Chih Minh city to Phu Quoc. As you can see, the sky was pretty crazy, and these are some of my favorite (and quite rare) light situations! I started shooting casually with my RX100, but then when things really started hotting up, I decided to go for the big A7r!
Stu and I got a ton of footage down south here… the team is editing it together right now!
Daily Photo – Walking Around the Glacier
On another daily hike to the glacier, I came around the bend to see this. Besides the massive nature of the ice wall, I think one of my favorite parts might be those soft-looking giant marshmallows of snow along the bottom. Each one of those is quite massive on its own, often towering over me.
It was great meeting everyone out there… and I’m very excited about our upcoming 13 photowalks in the USA! Be sure to check Tour.TreyRatcliff.com to find out more!
Daily Photo – Rainy Colors in Dubai
As far as I can tell, it doesn’t rain much here in the city. Rene and I happened to be still out after the photowalk when the rain started to fall. We got pretty excited and started taking photos like cray cray. This is a really cool area of town that goes right along the beach. Over to the right is just a 30 second walk out to the ocean.
Here’s a photo I made with the built-in pano maker on the Sony. It’s very fast and easy! The only downside is that it doesn’t create a RAW file — just JPG.
Daily Photo – A Quick Pano from Venice
This is a cute little side-street off one of the major thoroughfares. I noticed that many of the best canal-bending shots are just a little bit too wide for a normal shot. So you kind of have to go uber-wide with a bit of pano action.
Thank you all AGAIN for helping us reach such a crazy level of support… holy moly! Here’s the Kickstarter page if you want to join in the fun!
Great Workshop Events!
Over on our workshop page, you can see what’s going on now and in the future. I believe this yoga one at Aro-Ha is sold out, but other offerings should be available soon!
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Daily Photo – Aro-Ha from the Trigger Point
There are countless hikes around Aro-Ha, and this is one of the easier ones, so I am sure the group that we bring there soon will be doing it. You can see the whole Aro-Ha retreat there on the left and the massiveness of Lake Wakatipu on the right. One of the best things about getting up here is not just the scenery, but it’s knowing you don’t have to go up any more!
This is actually a really good interview… Fred is great… and you get to find out a lot more about Art, one of the great people behind the bag from PD!
I took this with the GoPro that was attached to the Phantom 2. I absolutely love taking photos from the sky… maybe I’ll get tired of it some day, but I doubt it!
Daily Photo – Flying over the Ming Tombs
Just north of Beijing is a long vertical series of buildings that leads to the Ming Tombs. It’s not exactly convenient to get here, but it’s a nice walk and interesting visit along the way. In many regards, these Chinese temples are all pretty much the same. I try not to be jaded like that, but there really is little variation in each one. They are all striking and interesting, yes, but in many ways they are quite cookie-cutter. But I guess that’s why they are so in many places, like Starbucks… you kinda know what you’re gonna get.
Daily Photo – Lenticular Clouds in Queenstown in the Autumn
Even though I absolutely love these kind of clouds, what I also really dig is the color of these long grasses. You only get this color at this time of year, and only when you have direct sunlight. It’s amazing how much direct sunlight affects the colors… making them all glow like translucent jewels.
Here’s my friend Choppy leaving the scene with our friend Frederick Van Johnson on board… after a day out shooting, she flew him straight to the airport so he could fly home to San Francisco.
Daily Photo – Over The South Island
This is one of the many beautiful things you see while looking down on a chopper flight from Queenstown down towards Paradise. I love the way these steep mountains jut into the water like angry teeth. And the colors and the way everything folds together — I can’t ever get enough of it!