Taking photos in Morocco is difficult. Full Stop. But here are some practical tips that will help you make the most out of the situation whilst in Morocco.
When travelling to a new country, having the right attitude and an open mind are two things that play into the overall experience of the place and often determine whether you leave with a positive or negative impression. I find that this is especially true in Morocco and important if you want to enjoy the country to its fullest.
When talking about professional photographers, the image of a man wearing an unbecoming pocket-filled vest, carrying two or more huge cameras, a tripod and several telephoto lenses is often what springs to mind for many people. When they see someone approaching with a tiny camera and a couple of fixed lenses they are often puzzled…
When travelling to other countries, it’s important to respect the culture that you are visiting and in order to do so, you need to know a little bit about the local customs. So on that note, here are a few things that I think are useful to know about Nepal.
In a society where arranged marriages are commonplace, men hold hands, the show of affection (between people of opposite sex) in public is frowned upon and transvestites are not in plain sight (at least not to the extent that they are in places like Thailand), it’s hard to asses, as a tourist, where Nepal stands with regards to LGBTI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex) rights.