It was a gorgeous sunny day in the South of France. I was in bliss, focussing my camera on the herd of Camargue horses as they splashed through the sparkling wetland. Today, a photo from that shoot was licensed for use in a magazine
Chiang Mai, Thailand has been my home for the past 16 years. Living and working as a photographer in the "Rose of Thailand" is an extraordinary lifestyle.
Whether it’s dangling from your neck or tucked away in your pocket, few of us are likely to travel without a camera. It’s how we share our experience with friends and family at home, and it’s how we recall our trips years down the line, when we’ve long since forgotten our experiences.
My love of photography began at the age of eight, when my Dad gave me a Kodak Instamatic camera for Christmas. Together, we composed photographs in the backyard. He shot images of his roses and sunflowers, while I preferred taking action adventure shots: photos of my friends falling off the tire swing, splashing into the pond below, or my neighbors' daredevil bike and skateboarding stunts.
The thought of moving overseas (and how you’re going to pay for it) can be overwhelming at times. It can even prevent you from taking any action at all. But we’re here to help you get your dream life moving forward. No matter your skill set, no matter what you do now or did in the past, there is an option in that will align with your own skills...
All over the world, folks of all ages are turning their backs on the traditional nine-to-five grind and setting off for travel, fun, adventure, and profit. Their “offices” are wherever they open their laptops…on white-sand beaches...
As someone who occasionally goes overseas, taking and selling travel photos, Theresa says it’s refreshing to learn that she can still profit from photography without even leaving her hometown.
In 2015 I was contacted by a friend who leads trips to Peru. She asked me to come on her next trip and be her official videographer. In exchange, she'd reduce my trip fee, pay for extra meals, and pay my intra-country airfare: a total of about $2,000.
It's been a long time now since I transitioned from a traditional job to a footloose and fancy-free photographer but I'd do it again in a heartbeat. Location independent income has become a mandatory part of my life and I wouldn't have it any other way.