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Welcome to Visual Adventures, your comprehensive photography resource. Follow Mike Hagen’s blog and regular newsletters for reviews and advice on photographic techniques, digital manipulation, and the latest gear. Improve your skills and learn how to capture images of superior quality through our hands-on workshops and guided photo adventures. Connect with a supportive community of other photographers, and challenge yourself with our monthly GOAL (Get Out And Learn!) assignments. At Visual Adventures, our purpose is to teach you how to bring your vision, your passion, and your equipment together to create stunning stills. We won’t rest until you’ve achieved your goals!

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Using Your Photos to Tell Stories

Posted May 13th, 2016 by

  Photographs combined with a story truly have the power to engage, influence and potentially compel people to action. Whether it is as simple as improving your ability to convey your message or as complicated as trying to convince people to change their way of thinking, combining your images with a great story is a powerful tool. Recently, I was asked to share my images with a private school in my hometown (http://lcschool.org/).  They often bring in guest speakers to help teach core principles, and the week I spoke, they were teaching about temptation. In response, I created


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Tanzanian Safari Workshop

We’ll be photographing the Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara, Tarangire and at private luxury tent camps throughout Northern Tanzania. All with private Land cruisers, professional wildlife guides, catered meals and excellent accommodations. Yes, it is a long ways off, but start planning now for the trip of a lifetime! We are limiting the size to 12 participants, so…

Galapagos Photo Adventure

Join us for the photo trip of a lifetime on a custom expedition yacht to one of Earth’s most treasured locations! Trip dates September 17-25, 2016

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