Peter Lik is an Australian adventurer who’s taken pictures all over the world. His cityscape and landscape photos are truly remarkable which is why he’s sold over $200M of his work in his career. While online viewing of his photos can be easily appreciated, seeing them in person is where they really shine. The special finish and Silver Halide Fuji Crystal Archive paper they are printed on make the photos look like they are backlit (they’re not). Depending on the brightness of the room, the photos take on a different feel – so it’s always slightly unique every time you look at it.
more info on his website
I’ve been told a picture is worth a thousand words. That’s why I’m going to write a thousand of them and we’ll compare to the picture above. Just kidding. With a wide variety of landscape photography, Chris Searles taps into the beauty of America. From the Gold Coast of Long Island to the bright blue waters of the pacific, he truly captures something for everyone. He keeps things simple in his work but uses his creative eye to portray life across the United States. His portfolio ranges from beach shots, to mountain ranges, to bison roaming in grassy plains, to red rock arches rising up from the desert sand and everything in between. If you ever find yourself walking the streets of Northport Village on Long Island, be sure to stop in at his gallery to see his work first hand.
GET IT: SEE THE PORTFOLIO ON HIS WEBSITE
Sometimes you want to take great pictures without the hassle of carrying a large camera. Canon makes excellent pocket-sized digital cameras that really pack a punch. The Cannon PowerShot model pictured above (SD 1400 IS Digital Elph) weighs only 4.6 ounces, yet has a 4x zoom and has a 14.1 megapixel resolution. And I remember when 5 megapixel was a big deal! The picture in the Mercedes CL 500 post was taken with my Canon PowerShot, my second Canon digital camera. My older camera was donated to my parents and it’s still working marvelously for them. After getting tons of great pictures and years of durability out of Canon products, I highly recommend the new PowerShot at a reasonable $249.
Get it on Amazon – Canon PowerShot SD1400IS 14.1 MP Digital Camera with 4x Wide Angle Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and 2.7-Inch LCD (Black)