Archive for June 2011

29 Jun, 2011 | Posted by: st




THE CLICHÉ -- In three decades as a photographer for Smithsonian Magazine, Michael Freeman has been asked to shoot some of the world’s most picturesque locales. But they are also some of the world’s most photographed, which presents a challenge. SOURCE: Roy Furchgott http://gadgetwise.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/06/20/five-tips-to-avoid-travel-photo-cliches/
more: examples: http://www.ilex-press.com/2011/06/michael-freeman-gives-10-travel-photo-...
PHOTO Michael Freemann


PHOTO TIPS -- Sarah: “ Editorial Assistant Abi continues her series of easy tips to help you take better travel pictures. This week she turns her attention to photographing people. “ SOURCE: Sarah http://blog.i-escape.com/2011/06/21/travel-photography-tips-people/

22 Jun, 2011 | Posted by: st




Industry Interview with Sue Gough Henly
We chat with to Sue Gough Henly - an award-winning photojournalist and writer. We also feature some of her best photography throughout the piece.
http://www.ibtimes.com/articles/164392/20110616/sue-gough-henly-photography-travel.htm
PHOTO: Sue Gough Henly


CHECKLIST -- MF: “Standard practice in professional editorial assignments is to vary the style, scale and lighting, so that the total take looks rich and varied and gives the art director different material to work with. I've boiled this approach down to these nine quick items on a checklist. Bring this pro method to your own trips and work from this checklist.” SOURCE: Michael Freeman
http://www.adorama.com/alc/article/Travel-Photography-10-Point-Checklist


TRAVEL PHOTO TIPS: Wikipedia describes travel photography as a subcategory of photography which involves the documentation of an area’s landscape, people, cultures, customs and history. The Photographic Society of America defines it as an image which expresses the feeling of time and place, portrays a land, its people and a culture in its natural state. SOURCE: PHOTO Journal ; http://www.tutorialized.com/view/tutorial/Tips-for-Travel-Photography/68986
PHOTO: Nikolaz Godet

TOP TEN
-- The Ten Best Travel Photography Books of All Time. Travel photography is a subcategory of photography involving the documentation of an area’s landscape, people, cultures, customs and history. The Photographic Society of America defines a travel photo as an image that expresses the feeling of a time and place, portrays a land, its people, or a culture in its natural state, and has no geographical limitations. SOURCE: Globetr0tter. http://www.listsofbests.com/list/92174-the-ten-best-travel-photography-books-of-all-time


08 Jun, 2011 | Posted by: st




TELLING THE STORY -- Editorial Travel Photography. MD: “If you are ever given a travel assignment by a magazine – or hope to get one – you need to learn how to tell the story of a location.
SOURCE: Matthew Dutile http://www.digital-photography-school.com/editorial-travel-photography-%e2%80%93-telling-the-story-of-a-location#ixzz1OBuQY5Lr