Travel Photography: Stretch Your Comfort Zone
Don’t compose every shot perfectly. For some of us, me included, this can daunting. I can guarantee, again from experience that you’ll miss golden opportunities waiting for your subject to be in the perfect position. Just keep clicking away.Takeaway: There's so much good, basic info in this short piece, but I really like the emphasis on not getting the perfect shot, but just getting the shot. Good planning sets you up for success, but don't be a stickler for it once you're out in the field.
1) Prepare to look like a foolTakeaway: Trains! I love travel by train. I've gone out of my way to take journeys on trains. It's the best way to travel, and this excellent piece provides some basics to set you up for shooting on those journeys.
I believe the world contains more people that do the right thing than the bad thing, and the odds are in favor of one of those people finding your gear.Takeaway: There are some basic, super practical steps you can take to prepare yourself and your gear before a big trip, and it doesn't have to be overwhelming!
Subject Matter: Not a lot of preparing you can do for this one. Find a favorite photo from a trip to a Disney theme park and submit it. You could win another trip, which is pretty exciting.
Subject Matter: Submit your photos from travels in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America for a chance to win an African safari or trip to Australia. Several different categories here. Looks to be a pretty exciting contest.
Subject Matter: An interesting take on the contest idea, you'll need to submit a set of travel photos via blog post.
Subject Matter: Submit your best tropical destination travel photo(s) via social media to win a trip to Vietnam.