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Travel Photography: Take Beautiful Photos on Your Adventures

Complete guide to taking better photos with your camera while traveling. A perfect photography course for beginners.

Description

How many times have you flipped through a travel magazine and been inspired by an exotic photo of some far off destination? Ever wondered what it takes to capture amazing photos like that? This course is for you: for you the wanderer, the explorer, the vacationer, the mom, the dad, the loved one. This course is for anyone looking to take better photographs while traveling. I truly believe anyone can take amazing photos. With the skills and techniques learned in this course, you'll be taking travel magazine worthy photos in no time!
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Curriculum

  • Course Introduction
    Course Overview
    In this lesson, we'll discuss what this course is all about.
    6:53
    Instructor Introduction - Who am I?
    In this lesson, I'll tell you a little bit about myself so you can get to know me better.
    10:55
    How to get a free demo of Adobe Lightroom
    In this lesson, I'll show you how to download a free trial of Lightroom to use while editing photos.
    3:40
  • Traveling Photographer Basics
    Choosing the Right Camera
    In this lesson, we'll discuss what the best camera option for you is.
    8:43
    What to Pack: Equipment Check
    In this lesson, I'll go over the proper equipment for a traveling photographer.
    9:36
    Backing up your Photos while Traveling
    In this lesson, we'll talk about backing up your photos while traveling.
    5:39
    Where to Travel: Examples
    In this lesson, I'll talk about different types of travel destinations - hopefully to inspire you to your next trip!
    12:30
    Travel Safety Basics
    In this lesson, we'll go over basic travel safety and precautions.
    6:04
  • Photography Basics to Enhance your Travel Photos
    Learning the Manual Settings
    In this lesson, we'll begin to learn how to use the manual settings on your camera. We learn about shutter speed, aperture, and ISO.
    17:18
    Working with RAW
    In this lesson, we'll cover the basics of shooting RAW and why this is the best option while traveling.
    6:04
    Getting the Right White Balance
    In this lesson, I'll talk about the importance of knowing how to manually set your white balance while shooting.
    8:31
    Stabilization - Tripods, Monopods, Or?
    In this lesson, we talk about camera stabilization and it's importance while traveling.
    8:09
    Using the Flash
    In this lesson, we'll talk about how to properly use the camera flash while traveling.
    8:25
    Journaling
    In this lesson, we talk about the importance of journaling while taking photos abroad.
    2:00
  • Portraits: Shooting Pictures of People
    Choosing a Great Background
    In this lesson, we'll look at some portraits and group shots. We'll focus in on the backgrounds to inspire you to take great shots of people.
    11:42
    Be Candid
    In this lesson, we'll talk about taking candid photos while traveling.
    5:50
    Photograph the Locals
    In this lesson, we'll talk about being courteous while taking photos of locals.
    4:58
  • Creative Travel Photo Tips
    Creative Compositions - Samples
    In this lesson, we'll talk about compositions and how to take photos with creative and unique compositions.
    12:07
    Sunsets & Silhouettes
    In this lesson, we'll discover the beauty of sunset and silhouette photography.
    9:58
    All About Landscapes and Nature Photography
    In this lesson, we'll look at some great landscape and nature photos.
    12:04
    Depth of Field Explained
    In this lesson, we'll talk about depth of field and how that can effect your photos.
    6:48
    Panoramas
    Let's look at some panoramas to get inspired to take great photographs.
    6:31
    Taking the Road Untraveled (aka Thinking Outside the Box)
    In this lesson I talk about thinking outside the box to get creative photos. I show you samples of my photos that I think are creative, and some that I think should have been more creative.
    9:13
  • Editing Travel Photographs
    Lightroom Basics
    In this lesson, we'll begin to tackle Adobe Lightroom. I teach you everything you need to know to get started editing photos. Go slowly because this lesson is packed with a ton of information.
    22:15
    Lightroom Basics 2.0
    In this lesson we'll go over the basics of editing in Lightroom for a second time to make sure you completely understand the power of this program.
    5:49
    Practice 1: Basic Lightroom Edits
    In this lesson I'll show you my workflow for editing travel photos.
    11:33
    Practice 2: Fixing the Exposure
    In this lesson we'll talk about fixing exposure.
    7:12
    Practice 3: Fixing Bad White Balance
    In this lesson we'll learn how to properly fix the white balance in your photos.
    5:44
    Practice 4: Editing a Flash Photograph
    In this lesson we'll learn about fixing flash photographs.
    4:49
    Practice 5: When to Crop Wide
    In this lesson we'll talk about cropping photos.
    4:13
    Practice 6: Creating a SilhouetteI
    In this lesson we'll learn how to create silhouettes from normal images.
    3:10
    Practice 7: Enhancing Sunsets
    In this lesson we'll learn how to enhance sunset photographs.
    4:36
    Practice 8: Better Looking Landscapes
    In this lesson we'll talk about making your landscapes look amazing.
    9:26
    Practice 9: Playing with Saturation | Black and White Photography
    In this lesson we'll talk about saturation and black and white editing.
    6:40
    Practice 10: Quick Edits
    In this lesson we'll practice editing more photos in Lightroom.
    13:40
    How to Create a Panorama in Photoshop
    In this lesson we'll learn how to stitch together a panoramic image in Photoshop. We'll also talk about using the clone stamp tool to fix any errors.
    9:12

Skills

  • Photography

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