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Is it time to actually do something with your travel photographs?
Travel blogging is an amazing way to experience the things that very few will ever get to try. You...
The story behind the Lady in Red
This image takes me back to Paris. It was late summer of 2011 and I went back to Europe...
Love travel? It’s time to quantum leap your photography
Magazines, art galleries, books, travel shows, and many others have featured my photographs. I’ve traveled all around the world...
Introducing my new Travel Photography project
Using a camera is very simple. Just look through the viewfinder or display, point it at the subject and press the shutter. Results however may vary. Have you ever tried taking a perfect photograph on vacation or while traveling, and after you came home the result wasn’t quite as... Read more
Get The Most Out Of Your Camera Next Time You Travel
Join award winning photographer Wilko van de Kamp on an online journey to discover the secret tips & techniques on how to be a professional photographer, start producing high quality pictures and skyrocket your photography skills today! You’re about to discover the powerful methods to start taking sharp, clear and... Read more
Vancouver aerial photography: Granville Island
A few weeks ago I wrote about one of the most expensive photographs I’ve created so far. While not as expensive as New York City, chartering a seaboat plane in Vancouver was definitely up there in price too, but a fun experience resulting in some unique photographs – such as... Read more
The ugly duckling and the perfectly timed photograph

While I was trying to capture a shot of the Lost Lagoon in Vancouver a few months ago, an “ugly” duckling stepped in front of my camera, resulting in this image instead…

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Did you get a new camera for Christmas?

Your photography skills have very little to do with the camera you use. Sure, as you progress in your craft you might want a camera that has more advanced features, but it all starts with having an eye for photography. Thinking the camera itself will improve your skills is thinking that you’ll become a Michelin chef by buying a more expensive set of pans.

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Make money from your images: photography jobs to get you started
It is not true that there is no money in photography. For those who are truly gifted, fame and fortune can be achieved. In fact, there are a number of photographers who have reached the top of their field mastering their skills. While we tend to look up to them,... Read more
These days everyone is a photographer
I’m writing this post in Central Park (the one in Banff, not New York). I’m loving it here, especially since I’m not doing any markets this year. You’d think (at least I did, last summer) that the tourists would buy lots of local art pictures here, but most of them are more... Read more
My Photography Guide To The Calgary Stampede
Local Calgarians claim going to the Stampede is only for tourists. Since no one is really “from” Calgary (most people move here at one point or another), we’re all tourists in a way. I use that excuse (in case I need one) for visiting the Calgary Stampede every year.... Read more
Posing tips and photo tips for models
Most photographs don’t come naturally even with the most beautiful models. A good, professional photographer can give you some photo tips and guide you through a variety of model poses throughout the photo shoot. But whether you aspire to appear in print magazines, do high fashion shows, or just... Read more
When pictures paint a thousand words: Getting started with portrait photography
Portrait photography is probably the best kind of photography since it captures human emotion. Someone once told me “you’ve captured my soul”. It’s a high standard – but I aim for nothing less. Here’s some of my ideas about portrait photography. First of all: a portrait photographer should have a... Read more