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Blue Pixel Guide to Travel Photography, The: Perfect Photos Every Time by David Schloss

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Chapter 3. Preparing for Your Photographic Adventure

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Knowing that the steam from the hot springs at Yellowstone National Park is more visible in the cool morning air can help you plan to be there at the right time. (Photo by Reed Hoffmann)

A photographic journey is 80 percent preparation and 20 percent vacation. Planning the perfect trip requires a bit of mental elbow grease and a lot of time finding resources, looking up information, and managing logistics. In the end, work you do before you go pays off in spades when you see your photographs (previous page).

Years ago, planning a vacation was a straightforward yet inaccurate affair for the ...

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