John Alley

24 Flips | 6 Magazines | 4 Following | 10 Followers | @hamradiojunky | Keep up with John Alley on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “John Alley”

What’s Next in Photography

I’m a photographer, and I’ve been one for nearly three decades. My first decade was as an enthusiast, but since the late 1990s, I’ve made at least a …

Road Conditions: Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parson Branch Road in Cades Cove TN is Closed due to downed trees.<p>Balsam Mountain Road NC is Closed for the season.<p>Foothills Parkway East TN (321 - …

How We Roll: Montana Miller's fat-front Kona Honzo

How Camera Angle Affects Body Shape

Perspective can make a big difference when photographing any subject, but you especially want to be observant when photographing models. Shooting at …

Snaps by Elliott Erwitt – review

Once, when asked about the playfulness of many of his images, Elliott Erwitt replied: "I'm not a serious photographer like many of my contemporaries. …

3 Workouts to Improve your Photography

Consider applying these new workouts in your photography routine and you will improve your skills and creativity.

How to Take Great Portraits Outdoors

Have you ever taken a picture outside only to realize afterward that the sky is white instead of blue? Or the subject of your image is too dark? Or …

Review: Surly Troll

Using the Sun As A Compositional Element

For the most part, as photographers, we avoid shooting into the sun for fear that we’ll get some unsightly flaring. The sun DOES present some …

Tips for Capturing Better Landscape Photos

Regardless if you’re new to photography or a seasoned pro, for many of us, our first love is landscape photography. There’s just something so magical …

Landscape Photography

How to Use Sunset Light to Light Portraits

Sunset is arguably the most beautiful time of day for portrait light. But you don’t want to simply take your subject outside and start shooting. Take …

5 Tips for Better Wildlife Photos

Wildlife photography is a pursuit that can be challenging, frustrating, but ultimately rewarding to any photographer. The arrival of digital cameras …

Landscape Photography

How to Shoot Street Photography with a DSLR

It’s no secret, I love small cameras for street photography. The Fuji X100 retaught me how to do it and the Olympus EP3 is perhaps a game changer in …

The Simple Light: How to Take a Great Passport Photo

Fact: most people on the planet—including roughly two-thirds of Americans—do not have a passport.<p>Without a passport, you won't be traveling …

Neist Point, Isle of Skye - Scotland ;-) Kαλημέρα ~ Good morning ~ Bonjour ~ Buenos días ~ Buon giorno ~ 早上好 ~ Доброе утро ~ Բարի լույս ~ Dobro jutro ~ Bună dimineaţa ~ Dzień dobry ~ Bom Dia ~ god morgen

The 25 best musicians of the Rock era

Since time immemorial, music has serenaded, invigorated, inspired, healed, and just plain entertained us. For just as long we've looked up to and …

Shoot Hazy and Ethereal Photos Using a Sandwich Bag and Colored Markers

Photographer Jesse David McGrady has a super simple trick for adding a hazy, ethereal effect to your photographs: wrap a plastic sandwich bag around …

Canoe & Kayak Magazine