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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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Travel Photography Tips You Can Use Right Now To Take Better...

Travel photography is a unique experience – those who enjoy this hobby can explore our vast and beautiful world and capture special moments and landscapes with their cameras. We provide a host of useful travel photography tips for your benefit. We look at photography in the context of travel, and how you can take some outstanding photos whilst still enjoying yourself and your adventures.
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What To Do In Ljubljana? Don’t Miss Lake Bled Or These...

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.

The Best Photo Spots In LA — Our Favorite Locations In...

Our list of the 8 best photo spots in LA that you can't miss this summer if you're heading out to the sunny west coast of California.
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All The Best Photoshoot Locations In Oahu – From The City...

Don't miss any of the best photoshoot locations in Oahu. We've got you covered for everything from food photography to aerial photography.
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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.
Best Places to Photograph in London - Canary Wharf

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.
Landscape Photography Workshop in Scotland.

Best Photography Workshops Around the World in 2019

It's time to travel and take a photography workshop with a pro photographer. We compared 5 great photo workshops around the world in 2019: visit Russia, India, galápagos, or Mexico and become a better photographer.
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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.
Manhattan skyline from above at the sundown, New York City

The Top 10 Places to Photograph in New York City

The top 10 places to see, visit and photograph in New York City from high rise rooftops to architectural cityscapes and the captivating array of city lights.
Khao Lak beach in Thailand

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.
What to photograph in Iceland - Otherworldly landscape of Thorsmork

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.
What to Photograph in Paris

The 10 Best Places to Photograph in Paris

The 10 best places you can photograph while visiting Paris, France - from its iconic structures like the Eiffel Tower, peaceful gardens, unique facades and cafés found on cobblestone streets.

What To Photograph in Singapore

In this topic, we show you some photography spots you can visit in Singapore and the equipment you will need to take the perfect...

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.
How to Make Money as a Travel Blogger: 6 Tips

How to Make Money as a Travel Blogger

For those who are lucky enough to work as a travel blogger, they can enjoy a lifestyle like no other. One day they could be exploring the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu, and the next they could be sitting on Copacabana Beach in Brazil. Travel bloggers can live the life of a digital nomad and exercise their wanderlust whilst getting paid - this is possibly the ultimate job! This article looks at how you can earn a living as a travel blogger, using methods such as sponsored posts, affiliate marketing, freelance writing and selling stock photography.
Best Travel Cameras for the Pro and Enthusiast

Best Travel Cameras Compared (12 Picks)

So, what makes a great travel camera? A camera that captures great images is able to take advantage of different lenses, is able to sync with your smartphone and transfer images seamlessly. Additionally, the camera should have built-in Wi-Fi. We look at the best travel cameras that you can buy right now.
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.

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...
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Amazing Mirrorless Camera for Your next Trip (Under $500)

Best Mirrorless Cameras for Travel under $500 (Top 7 Picks for 2018) For photographers of all experience levels, mirrorless cameras are an obvious travel companion....
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Best Travel Tripods in 2019 (15 Lightweight & Compact Options)

We reviewed the best travel tripods in 2019 based on 5 parameters: lightweight, sturdy, compact, affordable, top rated. Find the best not (choose amongst our 15 picks).
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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The 8 Best Cameras for Backpacking to Capture Your Amazing Trips

We have chosen the best cameras for backpacking for you! Compare the best digital cameras (Sony, Olympus, Pentax, Panasonic, GoPro, Fujifilm) for your trip!
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The Best Travel Camera Bags & Travel Tips

How To Travel With Your Photography Gear As a photographer who loves traveling with his gear, the biggest challenge that I have faced is ensuring...