73 photo locations to shoot before you die

    | Inspire | 18/05/2012 15:53pm
    73 photo locations you must shoot before you die

    Most people have a bucket list of things they’d like to do or accomplish before the inevitable that awaits us all. For photographers, this bucket list often translates as a list of places we’d like to visit with our cameras before it’s curtains for our shutter. After a lot of soul-searching, we put together below our list of the 73 best photo locations around the world that we’d like to shoot before we die.

    Travel photography by Ephraim Muller

    | Inspire | 29/04/2012 12:00pm
    Into Havana

    Ephraim Muller is an amateur travel photographer living in London. His travel photography captures the essence and the atmosphere of the locations he visits. He shoots with a Canon 5D Mark II and processes his images in Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom.

    79 travel photography tips you shouldn’t leave home without

    | Photography Tips, Travel | 20/04/2012 07:00am
    79 travel photography tips you shouldn’t leave home without

    With the holiday season upon us, there’s no time like the present to hone your photographic skills to enable you to capture glorious travel photography fit for a gallery wall – or at least pride-of-place in your living room! But the variation of subject matter and lighting conditions you’ll be greeted with while overseas can be daunting to capture successfully, especially if you’re juggling quality time with your family against quality time with your digital camera! That’s why we’ve put together no less than 80 tried-and-tested travel photography tips to guide you through the best ways 
to tackle photography while on the road – all from personal experience!

    We start with crucial travel photography tips for planning and preparing for your trip. Then there are essential camera skills, from aperture choice to metering; clever photographic techniques, from composition to using filters, as well as creative techniques to master, from stunning silhouettes at sunset to picturesque panoramics.

    Photographers Rights: the ultimate guide

    | Photography Tips | 14/04/2012 07:00am
    Photographers Rights: police vs security guards

    Photographers rights is one of the last things you learn as a photographer, long after the basics of composition and exposure. Yet a photographer’s rights is one of the more fundamental elements of photography. If you can’t use your knowledge of composition and exposure to take pictures of people in public, landmarks, animals, art work, or whatever, then what good is having a camera?

    As governments around the globe have tightened anti-terror laws, we’ve heard more queries about just what exactly a photographer’s rights are when he or she is out with a camera. To help demystify the topic, we’ve produced what we hope is the ultimate guide to photographers rights.

    Travel category winners: Photographer of the Year 2011

    | Competitions, News | 13/12/2011 10:26am
    Waiting for mum, by Karen Oliver

    The most amazing travel photography from around the world captured by the winners of the Travel category in the Digital Camera Photographer of the Year 2011 competition

    Travel shortlist: Photographer of the Year 2011

    | Competitions, News | 12/12/2011 14:55pm
    Mount Bromo's Kid by perakman69

    Inspirational travel photography from around the world feature in the shortlist of the best from the Digital Camera Photographer of the Year 2011 competition

    Travel photography tips for a family holiday

    | Photography Tips, Travel | 26/07/2011 14:58pm
    Travel Photography Tips: 8 ways to avoid 'postcard shots'

    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…

    A travel photographer’s guide to photographing people

    | Photography Tips, Travel | 08/07/2011 14:42pm

    Top travel photography tips and techniques for the best people shots. Learn how to approach locals, when to offer money and how to take portaits packed with character

    8 ways to avoid ‘postcard shots’

    | Photography Tips, Travel | 05/07/2011 12:47pm
    Travel photography tips: 8 ways to avoid postcard shots

    Travel photography ticks all the boxes – exploring the creative possibilities of your camera in a fascinating new location is about as good as it gets. But great travel photography is about more than hopping on a flight to Havana and snapping old ladies with cigars. It requires as much skill, preparation and careful technique as any other photographic genre. How do you make your shots of a popular tourist destination stand out from everybody else’s – to be more than pure ‘postcard shots’? These 8 easy travel photography tips will help you think differently about your pictures…

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