Balancing Full-Time Work With Travel w/ Jen Seiser

Extra Pack of Peanuts Podcast Balancing Full-Time Work With Travel w/ Jen Seiser

Joining me today is someone who is a proud Cincy resident and Wisconsin native, who has been to over 40 countries, who describes herself as an “older Millennial” and who has absolutely awesome pictures of 6 Ethiopian boys on stilts, Jen Seiser from and

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In This Episode

  • 03:00 For The Love Of Cincy & the State Of Wisconsin
  • 09:45 What Does Your Travel/Work-Life Look Like
  • 11:15 The Hybrid of LI & Remote Careers
  • 14:15 Travel Tradeoffs & Holidays
  • 15:35 Solo Trips vs Family Trips
  • 20:30 State of Travel Urgency (Where To Go Soon)
  • 24:55 Capturing It All With Photography
  • 31:25 Travel Style & Costs
  • 35:35 Hardest Country To Drive In
  • 38:40 Biggest Travel Mishap

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EPoP 048: 8 Tips to Become a Better Travel Photographer with Michael Nyffeler


“Take lots of pictures!!”

One of the last things our friends and families say to us as we embark on journeys to exotic destinations.

We all want to come home with National Geographicesq shots, to really capture the beauty of the places we visit, but do we know how?

Today Michael Nyffeler joins us to give us 8 great tips for any travel photographer from newbie to amateur to professional alike. He’ll also speak about his experiences as a freelance photographer when the best times to take photos actually are, and share some of his expertise about camera equipment.

No matter how far along you are in your travel photography journey, today’s podcast has some tips and tricks to help you improve your skills.

Michael has also graciously agreed to answer all of our questions, so if you have a burning question about photography, equipment, or travel, leave them in the comments below!!

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In This Episode:

  • How getting robbed was the beginning of his career as a photographer.
  • Getting your foot in the door as a freelance photographer & making a name for yourself.
  • 8 great tips for any travel photographer.
  • The best time of day to take photos.
  • How Michael gets to some of the cool places he goes to take photos.
  • The 70/30 rule for a DSLR purchase. It’s probably not what you think!
  • How he spent 2 weeks in a country and didn’t spend a dime.
  • The results of an interrogation at London Heathrow.

and much more!

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