Chapter 13. On the road

On the road

Travel with a plan, and remember to capture all the things that make your trip a true journey.

Road trip

Part of the excitement of travel is the newness of everything. But new also means different, which includes challenges beyond just your photography. How you handle these challenges has a big effect on your photos. As they say in Swahili, “Hakuna matata”—no problem, just go with the flow, enjoy yourself, laugh at the problems—and take pictures.

When we travel to parks and wilderness areas, we usually go with other like-minded people. They’re not always photographers, but they enjoy spending time outdoors, and they make our ...

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