Most of us wouldn’t dream of travelingor even taking a day tripwithout bringing a camera along. Photographs not only let us share our experiences with others, but they preserve once-in-a-lifetime moments, breathtaking sights, and visits with friends and loved ones precisely the way we want to remember them.
Yet all too often, we find that our photos fall short of our expectations. And our lackluster results are made all the more disappointing by the knowledge that we may never return to the pictured locale. From blown-out lighting to the same ho-hum shots that have been done a thousand times before, we’ve all learned how difficult it can be to capture the magic of the moment or do our travels justice with a point-and-click approach.
But by understanding some basic photographic principles and best practices, you can develop and refine your photographer’s eye so that you break free from the traps most travelers fall prey to and produce pictures that reach their full potential.
The Art of Travel Photography: Six Expert Lessons is your ticket to capturing the beauty and awe of any scene, anywhere in the world. Your guide is Joel Sartore, a National Geographic contributing photographer with more than 30 years of experience who has traveled the world shooting photographs in the most challenging of conditions. Filled with practical tips, proven techniques, and field demonstrations, this course helps you learn to see the way professional photographers do so you can take compelling photographs worth framing and sharingwhether you’re traveling to some exotic locale or simply spending a day at the beach.
Comments about The Art of Travel Photography Course on DVD:
I went through all six lessons and found them to be full of a lot of items to consider when taking pictures, whether on vacation or any pictures. I found these pointers to be very helpful. I believe this series is one that I will be referring to again and again.
Was this a gift?:
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Discover the untold stories and hidden secrets of
ancient Rome in this three-disc collection of five National Geographic classics. Travel back in time to see how gladiators lived, fought, and died; explore the rise of Christianity and how it shaped ...
National Geographic travels to the heart of Africa
to reveal up-close encounters and intimate stories of lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants, and buffalo in the wild in this collection of eight of our most acclaimed specials.
National Geographic The Covers is the definitive cover
collection from the world's most beloved magazine. The magazine with the famous yellow border has been in publication for more than 125 years, and its vast array of cover stories have opened ...