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Pine trees with heavy snow

How to Take Better Pictures With Your Phone

Whether you invested a lot of money in a high-end DSLR or not, it doesn’t really matter if you don’t have it with you when you come across something worth capturing. Your cell phone comes to the rescue in many occasions. Remember, the best camera is the one you have on you. Who would bring […]

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White snow against blue sky

5 Tips for Great Snow Pictures

It’s been a while since the last article. A vacation longer than expected for the Balcony.  A very busy one, even though it didn’t include much travel or photography. Just some other stuff (like buying a new house) which doesn’t have a place in this blog. I am excited to get back on schedule and […]

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Wood burning fireplace

Happy Holidays

I can’t believe it’s been almost 4 months since the inception of PhotoBalcony. I honestly  didn’t expect to enjoy blogging this much.  published, roughly one per week, and I am so grateful for all your feedback and encouragement. I truly enjoyed sharing with you photography tips that I learned either by experiencing myself or reading […]

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Christmas window Macy's

6 Holiday Photo Ideas

Winter holidays are almost here and probably taking pictures is not the first thing that comes to mind. It’s a wonderful time of the year but it can also be very tiring. If you have any time left for yourself after all the shopping, cooking and cleaning, why not grab the camera and snap a […]

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Sunset in Sedona AZ

5 Tips to Make Your Sunset Photos Pop

There is something about sunsets that makes us love them. I’m not sure what. It could be the wonderful warm colors, or maybe just the mood they create. How many times have you watched a sunset and fallen in love with the scenery, but you were disappointed with your photos? That was not what you […]

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Cloudy day in Rome

Don’t Put Your Camera Away on a Cloudy Day

Cloudy day in Rome? No problem. Have you ever been on a trip, woke up in the morning ready to explore the area and take some photos, looked out the window and … surprise: dark grey clouds instead of the glowing sun? Don’t let these days ruin your vacation. Grab the camera and go. When […]

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