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Tag:Traveling

How to Take Photos of Strangers When Traveling

[ad_1] How to Take Photos of Strangers When Traveling Approaching strangers whether in your own community or from a foreign culture is one of the more difficult skills even veteran photographers often struggle with.   For some, getting comfortable with taking photos of strangers can involve facing their fear and anxiety or learning more about how different cultures feel about being photographed. This is something I struggle with specifically here at home. I personally don’t like to be photographed and I let that sometimes influence […]

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Traveling with Profoto: Little Shao in South Korea

[ad_1] Traveling with Profoto: Little Shao in South Korea Do you ever shy away from packing strobes when you travel? Worried that too much gear will weigh you down?Little Shao, a Paris-based photographer who specializes in dance photography, travels a lot. This new video from Profoto spotlights both the ease with which Profoto’s B10s travel, as well as the incredible versatility they provide. Despite fitting in his backpack, these lights have enough power to balance bright blue midday skies and enough subtlety to […]

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The Piece of Equipment That Instantly Improved My Life While Traveling as a Photographer

[ad_1] The Piece of Equipment That Instantly Improved My Life While Traveling as a Photographer I have no doubts there will be lots of people who are familiar with this item, but for those who aren’t, this little tip could drastically improve your quality of life while traveling with your camera. Whether you are a traveling photographer, or a photographer who travels, you invariably take your camera with you and use it. Even if you don’t, you’ll be using your smart […]

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Take Fewer, Better Pictures While Traveling, And More Video

[ad_1] Take Fewer, Better Pictures While Traveling, And More Video How many pictures do you average per day while traveling? I often shoot between 500 and 600 frames. That’s one picture every two waking, semi-caffeinated minutes. On our last trip, however, I hardly took any. And the results were enlightening. The Problem We took a family vacation to Yellowstone when I was young. After a hike one day we returned to the parking lot to find a doe lurking about the cars. […]

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Tips To Become The Ultimate Traveling Photographer

[ad_1] Tips To Become The Ultimate Traveling Photographer We live in a digital age where we can showcase our work to possible clients all around the world, but what’s the point if we cannot shoot for clients outside of our home market once in awhile? Following Andrew Link’s post on creating a perfect travel light kit, here’s an article with tips on how to travel as a professional photographer effectively. As a commercial photographer and filmmaker, I travel over 100k miles a […]

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Tips To Becoming A Better Traveling Photographer

[ad_1] Tips To Becoming A Better Traveling Photographer I’m always moving around, which can make doing work on the road an absolutely nightmare. Between travel for photography, workshops and the general need for some decompression, I find myself packing for travel much more often than I expect. After years of just shutting off while on the road, I’ve finally developed to ways to make traveling as a photographer easier. And while this isn’t the go to or failsafe way to […]

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Traveling and Your Photography: Make the Most Out of It

[ad_1] Traveling and Your Photography: Make the Most Out of It So you’ve got some upcoming travel plans, maybe to a new destination or maybe to a place you like to visit over and over again. A favorite city maybe, a real home away from home. Obviously you take your camera gear with you with the goal of making the most of your trip. Do you plan ahead of time or will you be flying by the seat of your […]

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Shooting Personal Work While Traveling

[ad_1] Shooting Personal Work While Traveling First things first, personal work is incredibly important. Client work often pays the bills but the most fundamental personal development you’re going to experience is when you take your vision and execute it. I would say that applies to just about anyone and certainly to photographers. Why is personal work so important? Well for starters it helps you decide your direction, execute your vision as mentioned, figure out your style and make mistakes in […]

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How to Book Boudoir Shoots While Traveling

[ad_1] How to Book Boudoir Shoots While Traveling Michael Sasser sits down for a education filled interview with Victoria Caroline on how she successfully books  twelve travel shoot in four nights. They discuss also what is important for copy writing on social media to engage with clients.  Caroline talks about her preferred number of shoots when traveling to maximize not only her time but her makeup artist’s time as well. Booking multiple shoots in one day can be physically taxing, but Caroline feels this cn […]

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A Fast and Efficient Workflow for the Traveling Photographer

[ad_1] A Fast and Efficient Workflow for the Traveling Photographer I’m fortunate to get to do a lot of travel with my work. However it can also be a bit of a hassle because I can’t really use the same workflow I do at home. I have a very specific and efficient way I handle, capture and deliver work when I am at home, but when I travel, things change quite a bit. Most out of necessity. One of the […]

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