travel photography

With digital photography becoming increasingly easy and more and more people documenting their travels and sharing them on social media, travel photography as a genre is flourishing. It has never been a better time to become a travel photographer.

But is travel photography all about shooting architecture and landscapes in a different land? Not quite.

Travel photography encompasses something more. It is about documenting the culture, the people, the food and the fashion, among other things of the place you are visiting.

Travel photography as a genre combines techniques across different other genres of photography including but not limited to landscape, street, portrait/, and architecture. It involves sometimes a documentary style, at other times requiring the patience and perseverance of a landscape photographer, while at other times using the perfection usually associated with an architecture photographer.

Travel photographers too, tend to specialize in different aspects of the genre, choosing to shoot specific topics.

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The Best Travel Cameras in 2020 Top Picks

When traveling, a small camera is a must. In this article, we give you the best travel cameras. Get stunning images with a small, yet powerful camera!

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What To Photograph In Salzburg – Alpine landscapes, Mozart, and More!

Salzburg is a historical city and played an important role in European history. This was the birthplace of Mozart and a seat of great power. We look at what this awesome city has to offer. Furthermore, we look at what to photograph in Salzburg including the Hohensalzburg Fortress, Mozart’s birthplace, and the awe-inspiring Mirabel Palace and Gardens.

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How To Photograph Memorials – Useful Tips, Tricks, and Considerations

Memorials are structures that commemorate a certain event or action. War memorials, for example, commemorate those who lost their lives during particular battles or war theatres. Photographing these places can be extremely tricky – there are many considerations to look at. In this guide, we provide information on how to photograph memorials including composition, respect, and post-processing.

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What To Do In Ljubljana? Don’t Miss Lake Bled Or These Other Top Spots!

Finding what to do in Ljubljana is easy – this city and the country of Slovenia has an abundance of historical sites and gorgeous landscapes. Lake Bled, for example, is a stunning glacial body of water. On the other hand, you could stroll through the city and see the castle or admire the river from the three bridges.

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The Best Places to Photograph in Barcelona

Barcelona is one of the most intriguing and beautiful cities in Europe. It is renowned for its plethora of bizarre and extravagant architectural marvels such as Antonio Gaudi’s various creations. Moreover, it has a fantastic history and is bursting with places to photograph.

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What to Photograph in Venice?

Venice is a photographers dream. If you are wondering what to photograph in Venice then look no further. We discuss popular attractions and sites such as the Grand Canal, St. Mark’s Square and the Rialto Bridge. We also explore the architecture and waterways of this beautiful Italian city.

Essential Travel Photography Gear

Essential Travel Photography Gear

Venturing out into our world on a photography mission requires a host of specialized gear. We look at essential travel photography gear every enthusiast must have such as the Joby Gorillapod, the Lexar Professional SD card, and the Evecase hard shell camera bag.

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Best Places to Photograph in London

Discover the best photo spots in London. Paul covered the 14 must see/photograph places in the capital city of his home country: London.

What to Photography in Amsterdam

What to Photograph in Amsterdam?

Amsterdam is a unique and fascinating place. It is packed full of history, culture and entertainment. From the bright lights and gaudiness of the red light district to the calm and beautiful canals there is something for everyone. We look at what to photograph in Amsterdam and provide some useful photography tips.

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What to Photograph in Sikkim?

Our author Rajib has visited Sikkim in India and shares with you the best places (and people) to photograph in this beautiful region in the North-East of India.

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What to Photograph in Thailand?

Thailand is one of the most popular tourist destinations in South East Asia. When looking at what to photograph in Thailand, you have much to consider. In this article, I share Thailand photography tips. Moreover, I share subjects that I have photographed here such as temples, beaches, mangrove forests, and limestone rock formations.

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What to Photograph in Iceland?

Iceland is one of the most naturally beautiful locations in the world. It has a varied landscape like nowhere else. You can trek through luscious national parks and then stroll on black volcanic beaches. In this article, we look at what to photograph in Iceland together with useful Iceland photography tips.

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What To Photograph in Singapore (5 Must Visit Places)

In this topic, we show you some photography spots you can visit in Singapore and the equipment you will need to take the perfect photograph. We will also be sharing some tips in taking your photos so they can look presentable and give you an idea of what to expect when you start taking photos.

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Finding the Perfect Picture Spots in Cebu City

Don’t know what pictures to take in Cebu city, then this is the topic for you! Here, we share with you some places you can take pictures within and outside the city, as well as a short description of the places so you come prepared and what to expect.

What to Photograph in Bali

What to Photograph in Bali?

Bali is a magnificent tropical island located in the heart of Indonesia. What to photograph in Bali presents you with many challenges and options – you can shoot temples, waterfalls, volcanoes and golden beaches for example.

Hiking Photography Tips (from Mt Ijen, Indonesia)

Hiking Photography Tips (from Mount Ijen, Indonesia)

Do you love to hike with your camera, but aren’t satisfied with your pictures? Then Sebastian Jacobitz has the right hiking photography tips for you! These tips will improve your photographs next time you head out for the mountains. See pictures from his trip to Mount Ijen in Indonesia where he photographed the sulfur miners and document one of the hardest jobs on the planet with his mirrorless camera.

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Antarctic Photography Tips (the Ultimate Guide with Sample Photos)

Antarctica has to be one of the ultimate bucket list destinations and those lucky enough to visit the white continent such as myself are truly blessed. This diverse, unforgiving and mesmerizing chunk of land in the southern hemisphere is like nowhere else in the world – penguins gather in their thousands in immense colonies, icebergs

Best Camera for Cruising Vacation

Best Camera for Cruising Vacation

If you about to head out for a cruise vacation you might want to check out these 8 best cameras for cruising. We reviewed Nikon, Canon, Olympus and Sony cameras ideal for shooting great pics on a cruise.

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