Capture the Same Scene at Different Times of Day

Gorgeous Clouds Over Malecon - Havana, Cuba by Ralph Velasco

In this post I discuss the importance of capturing the same same, but at different times of day, with any camera. As a travel photographer and tour organizer I’m extremely lucky in that I get paid to travel the world to photograph and have simply amazing experiences.  And I often have the luxury of returning […]

Where in the World is Stepantsminda?

Gergeti Trinity Church in afternoon mist in Kazbegi, Georgia by Ralph Velasco

Stepantsminda, formerly known as Kazbegi, can be found way north, in a lesser-visited region of the Republic of Georgia, just shy of the Russian border. I’m often asked what my favorite country or place to visit is.  This is, of course, an extremely difficult question to answer and one I gingerly try to sidestep when […]

What Is the Highway Code of India?

Women laughing on rickshaw in traffic in Delhi, India by Ralph Velasco

Did you know there’s a Highway Code of India? On my first trip to India’s Golden Triangle (an area bounded by Delhi, Agra & Jaipur) our local guide on the group tour part of the trip (I stayed for four more days on my own), was a very affable man named Anil.  During a bus […]