Trey Ratcliff

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Photo Friendsies at the Song Museum

What’s a Friendsie?<p>A Friendsie is when you would gladly take a selfie, but you have your friend do it because they can get better angles. I noticed …

Inventions

Update on Workshops

New Goodies for Workshop attendees<p>For our upcoming Photography Workshops in New Zealand and Africa, I’ve decided to throw in a Peak Design Goodie …

Photography

The Sphinx Across Time

I’m constantly Updating my Kits!<p>If you head over to my Kit.com, you’ll see I’m constantly updating it with everything from books to gadgets to …

Facebook Live

An Old Tea House Near Chengdu

Updated Burning Man Camera Survival Guide<p>I’ve committed to updating my Burning Man Guide every year. Now it’s got a bunch of new stuff in there, also …

Tea House

Incredible London from Above

Passport Sunday!<p>In today’s video for Passport Members, you’ll see me and Harriett sit down together and edit this photo. It was actually a pretty …

Photography

The Impossible Library and Passport Sneaky Peaky

Here’s a quick video preview<p>Starting tomorrow, on “Passport Sunday” you awesome Passport Members are getting the first in a series of photo edits …

Passports

I don’t know what to call this

More about the Camino de Santiago<p>You can find out more about my upcoming week-long hike in Spain on the Wikipedia entry for Camino de Santiago. …

Passports

Beautiful Istanbul at Sunset

Upcoming Trek in Spain!<p>I’m very excited to go on the Camino de Santiago with Kevin Kelly and a group of what I hope to become new friends! I’m doing …

Hiking

Exploring More of the Impossible Library in Tianjin

Don’t miss my Pixel 2 Review<p>The photo below was taken with the Google Pixel 2. They are not a sponsor or anything and I had to pay full price for …

Google Pixel

Beautiful Rain in Shanghai

Beautiful video of the ski fields in Queenstown, New Zealand<p>My friend that works over at NZSki just sent me this video from the Remarkables Ski …

New Zealand

Towering in Macau

Crash Course in Trucks<p>Well, it turns out to be a rather complex thing to rent a truck big enough to tow a fifth wheel. I did not anticipate this when …

Macau

Korean Mom’s Day Out!

Passport Sunday! A new Video from Tokyo<p>If you’re a Passport Member then you get to see today’s awesome video that our team made in Tokyo. I think …

Passports

Over Manarola in Cinque Terre

I should use more emojis<p>I read a lot of tech news to kind of stay abreast of that stuff because I find it interesting. Obviously, I use a lot of tech …

Italy

Five Year Old Girl in Chengdu, China

Pandas in Chengdu<p>I kinda wanted to go see pandas in Chengdu (they are famous there), but I don’t really like zoo-environments. I feel like putting …

China

Ruins in Sintra, Portugal

Some more favorite photos from Portugal<p>I really wanna go back! 🙂 Here’s a few favorite scenes from Portugal, starting with a quick video from …

European Travel

The Black Rock Lighthouse

How-to Edit<p>If you are one of our esteemed Passport Members and want to see today’s photo edited, then go visit the previous Passport entry from a few …

Black Rock

I need a new Assistant!

I’m looking for a new assistant!<p>In the photo below, you can see Tane, my once-bright-eyed-and-bushy-tailed previous assistant. After a rather …

New Zealand

Fantastic Way to Illegally Camp Out on the Great Wall

Camping Out<p>Just north of Beijing is the Great Wall, and if you want to camp out, I kinda recommend this sketchy outfit. My friend Cliff from Google …

Cool Stuff

Seals for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner (and Seal Snacks)

Passport Sunday!<p>I’m starting a new thing where I guarantee a new entry every Sunday for Passport Members. I figure Sunday is just about the laziest …

Snacks

My Last photo of Anthony Bourdain

Talks with Bourdain<p>Here are a few talks I did with Bourdain in the Cayman Islands during the Cayman Cookout. I am not really an “interviewer” – so I …

Cook Out

A New Quadcopter Video from China!

Flying Over China<p>I spent a few months in China this year and got quite a lot of quadcopter footage! I made a little highlight video here of some of …

China

Toilets in Old China and an Article in China Daily

Great Job on the New Bag!<p>Go visit their Kickstarter page to see all the features for yourself<p>Once again, Peak Design has launched a great Kickstarter …

China

On the Way to Algeria

New article on Petapixel<p>They seem to have a lot of people that complain about everything under the sun in the comments, but that didn’t stop me from …

Algeria

Shanghai Photo Walk!

80 Stays<p>We don’t always do photo walks in every city, but I do them as frequently as possible! Be sure to check out our 80 Stays website to see more …

China

A New Travel Bag – Just What I need! (Not said in a sarcastic voice!)

This new Travel Backpack is different from their previous bags because it moves away from being camera-centric into your main bag for travel. The …

Backpacking

Evil Building in China

Rainy Night Challenge<p>It rained for about five days in a row while I was in Shanghai, but I went out into the rain anyway. It’s usually one of the …

Supervillain

Beautiful San Francisco

On Tony and Chelsea Northrup’s show<p>I was recently on their fun YouTube show and I critiqued a lot of different photos. We also got into all other …

San Francisco

Friends in Beijing

Follow me on WeChat<p>My friend Ken Hong is gonna get my WeChat up to the next level! You can follow me there at “TreyRatcliffChina” if you wish! …

China

Hot Pot in Chengdu

Need Towing Advice!<p>Hey all you smart people out there – I need some advice! I’m going to Burning Man again this year with my bestie Rene and we are …

Driver's Licenses

Camping out on the Great Wall

Camp out overnight with a shady company!<p>Hey, everything did end up working out in the end… but if you also want to try to sleep overnight on the …

Camping