Posts Tagged ‘travel photography’

Travel Photography with a Disposable Camera (it’s NOT an oxymoron)

Your camera equipment was stolen in Portugal. A clumsy bauble above the Seine left the river owning the digital SLR. You own no camera equipment, but there’s something you really want to photograph on your upcoming trip. Lots of scenarios could result in a disposable/single use film camera landing in your hands. The good news is great photos (even artistic photos) can be achieved with the simple equipment.

Wayfaring Wanderer

Jessica is a talented photographer living in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Her blog features photos and short snippets from travels around her home and beyond.

Yann & Emilie

Yann and Emilie have been on an overland trip across Asia since 2006. Their blog is a wonderfully photographed account of their travels so far.

5 Ways to Take Photos that Truly Capture Your Journey

Taking beautiful photographs in exotic, far-flung locales is a surprisingly easy thing to do, once you’re there. But really showing a place—its ins and outs, its people and its surroundings—is a much more difficult pursuit. It’s easy to become overwhelmed, to find yourself walking around wide-eyed, your camera still lost somewhere at the bottom of your bag; or, conversely, snapping off rapid fire shots of anything that moves (and many things that don’t), only to find when you return home that you haven’t captured anything meaningful or worthwhile from your journey. A pretty landscape is one thing, but a collection of images that work well together and truly show a place will have people coming back to view them over and over again. Below are five things I try to do before, during and after any trip; I’ve found they help me get the most out of my photographs.

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