Thinking Outside The Box
Photography Blog and Articles by Kevin Landwer-Johan
Thinking Outside The Box
Photography blog of Kevin Landwer-Johan focusing not only on the ‘box’ we use as our means of capturing images but also on the art of photography.
Taking pictures involves engaging both our intellectual and technical skills in using our cameras. It’s also necessary to express our creative and artistic intuitions so our images convey meaning.
Through this blog, my online courses, and in-person workshops my aim is to share information about photography and my continually growing passion for it.
I’m open to feedback, so please remember to leave comments and ask questions.
Bad news is easy news to write because people love to read it. Many articles have been written about perceived negative aspects of what’s known as ‘Hill Tribe Tourism'. Because of my experience and relationship I take a different perspective.
Travel time is precious. Most of us don't get enough of it and we all want to make sure we have great photos of our journeys. Let me help you choose the best travel photography workshop experience so you can make the most of your time away.
Manual mode can challenge people as to which exposure settings to adjust for the best photos. I am often asked by people taking our workshops in Thailand, “Kevin, which setting should I change first?”
Travel always involves meeting people. Learning to make great travel portraits will enrich your experience. It will also help preserve your wonderful memories. Here are 25 tips to help you make the best travel photography portraits.
Many people travel to Thailand with their camera and want to know they are following proper etiquette. Thai people are generally very polite. I've found if you are also polite you will most often get better photographs.
Published Photography Articles
This is a selection of articles I’ve written for various web sites. Here you will find a broad variety of photography topics covered but without so much of a personal touch as I write with for my own blog.
Enjoying taking photos with your phone, but want to take your image making to the next level? Check out this popular article to learn how you can.
Great action photos are not often created on the spur of the moment. They take careful planning and anticipation. Learn techniques which will make you more successful.
Reflectors are one accessory that can easily make a huge improvement to your outdoor portraiture. Read this article and learn how to use one.