While many photographers can generate lots of nice individual pictures, creating a photo story, or a photo essay, is a lot harder. If you think of the greatest documentary photographers, such as Henri Cartier Bresson, Dorothea Lange and Don McCullin, they cut their teeth working for picture-based magazines and while a lot of these have… Continue reading →
We can’t all afford to go on safari, but combining a family package holiday with quality time with your camera doesn’t have to be a recipe for disaster.
While the chances of returning from a family holiday with an award-winning portfolio are slim, you can still pack in plenty of satisfying photography – of your travels and your family – if you know the right buttons to press. Here are 7 top tips…
Cycling photographer Fulvio Silvestri is a modern daydreamer who finds himself balancing on the edge between the quiet life of a provincial teacher and photographer, and the adventurous wanders of a restless, long-distance bicycle traveller and old school landscape photography enthusiast! Over the last few years he has covered about 20,000 km on his two-wheeled, free carbon… Continue reading →
In one of our most popular posts of last year we shared eight of the most common travel photography mistakes photographers make and suggested some simple ways to make every shot count when you’re travelling with your camera.
Today we’re going to get ahead of the curve and try to stop these mistakes before they happen by exploring 14 things you can do on holiday to give your travel photos a greater sense of creativity and originality.
How much of your photography gear can you carry on to a plane? If you want to take you camera and gear abroad, every airline has specific carry-on restrictions based on size and weight. We’ve rounded up the current hand luggage allowances for some of the major airlines to hopefully save you from making a difficult choice to pack your treasured lenses when you get to the airport!
Many photographers have to fit their hobby around a full-time job, so their annual vacation is the perfect opportunity to spend some time taking photographs.
In the seventh part of her ongoing series about how to avoid making classic photographic mistakes our head of testing, Angela Nicholson, takes a look at some of the problems photographers encounter on holiday and offers some expert advice about how to avoid them.
When traveling, it’s common to take pictures through a window in your hotel or museum… or anywhere you may find yourself. But too often reflections are visible in your images. If you can’t open a window, here is a quick way to minimise reflections when you take pictures through a window.
So far in our Professional Photographer to the Rescue series we’ve revealed a pro’s tips for music photography and the secret to shooting wild landscapes. This week our professional photographer takes an apprentice to bustling markets of Marrakesh, in Morocco, and shares his best travel photography tips for learning how to tell the story of a place through your pictures.