About the Design
The travelsofadam.com website uses over 20 plugins, but the following are the most useful and are highly recommended:
- Ultimate Social Deux — for social media share buttons
- Yoast WordPress SEO — for SEO best practices
- WP Retina 2x — for retina images
- Q2W3 Fixed Widget — for creating sticky widgets in the sidebar
- KingSumo Giveaways — for running sweepstakes & giveaways (paid)
- Yet Another Related Posts Plugin — for including related posts and header/footers in syndicated content
Photography & Camera Gear
All photos on this website were taken by Adam Groffman unless otherwise noted. Cameras used by Adam to shoot photography for this website include the following:
- Canon T3i EOS Rebel digital SLR (highly recommended)
- It’s a high quality digital SLR camera body which is used with lenses like the ones mentioned below.
- Lens: Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 (highly recommended)
- This lens is best used for food and portrait photography.
- Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6
- This lens is a great basic lens to start with and will allow you to work with multiple zoom ranges.
- Canon G series point-and-shoot cameras (recommended for those on a budget)
- For under $500, this point-and-shoot from Canon is a fool-proof camera that provides a lot of excellent options and is probably more than you might ever need for travel photography and blogging.