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Travel and Street Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots by John Batdorff

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2. Planning the Journey

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ISO 500 • 1/250 sec. • f/6.3 • 155mm lens

Your photography trip, from departure to arrival

For many of you, your next trip is an overdue vacation with the family; for others it might be a photocentric outing where your number one goal is getting “the shot.” Regardless of your goals, the one thing I know for sure is spending a few hours researching your options and doing a little planning upfront will reward you in the end. And nothing makes a trip feel more real than when you start planning it, so let’s get started!

Poring Over the Picture

ISO 1250 • 1/60 sec. • f/1.4 • 85mm lens

Kumbh Mela festival, Varanasi, India ...

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