Joe Valencia

187 Flips | 11 Magazines | 1 Like | 2 Following | 23 Followers | @JoeValencia2016 | I am an avid photographer and blogger.

Winter is here! Snow makes everything beautiful!

I enjoy the winter months and the snow.<p>Yes, you read that right - I enjoy the cold and snow. Don't get me wrong, I don't like having to drive along …

I Am a Formatt-Hitech Ambassador!

Announcement<p>In July 2017 I was offered a position as an "Ambassador" for Formatt-Hitech filters. I was, to say the least, quite honored to have been …

Hello, 2018!

Happy New Year!<p>I hope the new year finds you healthy, happy and ready for anything life throws at you! I know that I am excited about 2018 and what …

Interview with Photographer Kelly Czupkiewicz

This week I get to interview another wonderful, and very talented, New Jersey photographer, Kelly Czupkiewicz. I was introduced to Kelly, virtually, …

Smartphone Photography

Allaire State Park - November 2017

UPDATED: Product Review - Tamrac Hoodoo 20 Camera Daypack

Overview<p>It has been more than two (2) months since I wrote my original review - Product Review: Tamrac Hoodoo 20 Camera Daypack and published my …

Chase Your Dreams

I think that, of all the things we "waste" during our lives, dreams are the saddest. When we are young, we all have dreams; "I'm going to be an …

Landscape Photography: Tools of the Trade

I have been asked a lot of questions over the years but the #1 question is, "What camera do you have?" I'm sure that I am not alone. The rest of the …

Landscape Photography: Tools of the Trade

Equipment Review: Tamrac Hoodoo 20 Camera Daypack

Equipment Review: MeFOTO RoadTrip

I'm on YouTube!

I have been wanting to launch a YouTube channel for a while and I am happy to say it went live yesterday! I published a 5 minute introductory video …

Welcome to Joe Valencia Photography

Create Better Landscape Photos with These Focus Stacking Shooting and Editing Tips (VIDEO)

Landscape photographers often shoot at smaller apertures to increase depth of field in their images. But while that technique can deliver an …

Landscape Photography

Top 12 Camping Tips

Ensure quality sleep<p>A good sleeping pad will totally transform your sleep. If you have a spacious tent, a raised camp cot will also make for a …

There is a rapture in the lonely shore

This is somewhat of a follow-up to an earlier post titled "There Is Pleasure In The Pathless Woods" and just one of many inspired by a poem or quote …

Interview with French Photographer Serge Ramelli

Serge Ramelli is a French photographer from Paris, who also spends a lot of time in the United States. I first came across Serge while searching …

Stephen King's Stand By Me - Every Boy's Story

Okay. All of the men, who love this movie, raise your hand. Quite a few, that’s what I thought. Now, all of the women who love this movie raise your …

Interview with Australian Photographer Ben Fewtrell

This weeks' interview comes all the way from Australia! I first discovered Ben while going through tutorials and other photography videos on YouTube. …

There Is Pleasure In The Pathless Woods

There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in …

Interview with Photographer Dan Falvo

This week's interview is with Jersey Shore photographer, Dan Falvo. I learned about Dan from my brother, Eric. I got an Instagram message one …