Chapter 7. travel photography

Travel photography requires that you know how to capture many types of images: portraits and candids; journalistic street photography at festivals and celebrations; architecture and cityscapes. Becoming accomplished in this genre requires that you bring forth all your talents, utilizing what technology has to offer while developing an eye for composition and a feel for being in the right place at the right time.

This chapter gives you real-world advice from a professional, working travel photographer. He shares his secrets and insights about how to create travel photos that convey a powerful sense of place and capture rare moments, as well as techniques for capturing and marketing your photographs. If you enjoy travel photography and are willing to invest some time learning the ropes, it is possible to make a profit.

  • 144 q&a with a working pro

  • 155 essential gear

  • 162 before the shoot

  • 164 at the shoot

© Lorne Resnick

travel photography


Lorne Resnick is an award-winning photographer who is based in Los Angeles. His passion for travel and photography keeps him moving around the globe, exploring different cultures and countries, and capturing unique moments. Resnick's striking commercial and fine-art images have been exhibited in galleries across Europe and America, and have been used commercially for annual reports, billboards, television, Web sites, and worldwide ...

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