Articles tagged "travel-photography"

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Peak Design announces 45L Travel Backpack and new system of  'Packing Tools'

Peak Design is back on Kickstarter again, this time with a 45L Travel Backpack and a set of gear/personal organizers.

2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year winner announced

Reiko Takahashi's image of a humpback whale calf's tail has been named Grand Prize winner of this year's National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year contest. Category winners have also been chosen from over 13,000 total entries.

Associated Press photographer's video shows 'travel photographers' staging photos

AP photographer A.M. Ahad captured this video that shows how tourist 'travel photographers' will stage scenes in an attempt to capture award-winning images.

The right tool: why one photographer brings only an iPhone to document his trips to Nepal

Robert Rose is a pro photographer and philanthropist, but maybe most importantly, he's DPR staffer Carey Rose's dad. For many years he carried a bag full of gear on his yearly trips to Nepal, but these days the iPhone 8 is all he brings. Find out what makes it 'good enough.'

This video shows that everyone takes the exact same Instagram travel photos

Photographer Oliver KMIA put together this tongue-in-cheek compilation that shows just how cliché the typical Instagram travel photo is—whether it's the passport shot, or one of those photos of a pretty girl leading the photographer by the hand.

Nine straight-forward tips from an award-winning travel photographer

In this quick video, award-winning travel photographer Bob Holmes shares nine of his most basic and straightforward tips for finding great images, even when you're in a rut.

Canon defends embarrassing photo sharing gaff, photographer fires back

Yesterday, Canon Italy and Canon Spain accidentally shared a composite photo that contained stolen elements shot with a Fujifilm camera. Today, in a response on social media, the company somehow managed to make things worse.

Chaos, color, and community: 10 days in India

Resource Travel's Brandon Cunningham recently joined The Giving Lens for a 10-day adventure in India. A trip he won't soon forget, to a country that left him in "sensory and soul overload."

2017 Buying Guide: Best cameras for travel

Whether you're piling the family in the minivan for a trip to the Magic Kingdom or backpacking through Southeast Asia, you're going to want to capture the experience in photographs. And we've got you covered.

Inspiration: How the Lofoten Islands changed Chris Burkard's life

Three years ago, Resource Travel editor Michael Bonocore visited the Lofoten Islands with master adventure photographer Chris Burkard. As it turns out, Lofoten holds a very special place in Burkard's life story.

Island paradise: A travel photographer's guide to Tahiti

Last August, travel photographer and Resource Travel editor Michael Bonocore escaped to the island of Tahiti for a month of cool adventures and amazing photography.

Five useful photo apps for travelers

Photographers take great care in choosing the right gear for a trip. Why not make sure your iPhone is well equipped for photography too? These apps offer features a bit more advanced than the stock camera app.

Lonely Planet unveils Instagram-like Trips app for sharing travel photos and tips

Travel guide publisher Lonely Planet just released a new Instagram-like app called Trips. The app lets you share photos from your adventures and, if you're interested, create travel guides of your own.

The breathtaking winners of Nat Geo's Travel Photographer of the Year 2017

From erupting volcanoes to fully-submerged surfers, the winners of National Geographic's Travel Photographer of the Year 2017 do not disappoint.

Travel photography and the journey towards a new review style

A recent vacation gave Richard a chance to think about the needs of travel photography – and how our reviews might recognize the perfect travel camera.

Swiss resort town 'bans' photography so you won't feel bad that you're not there

The people of Bergün, a Swiss village close to ski resorts, have officially banned photography in an effort to curb feelings of jealousy that photos taken in the region inspire.

Stunning time-lapse captures Europe's most beautiful spots

Photographer Stan Chang has turned the images captured during a 3-year journey through 30 European countries into a stunning time-lapse, showing the old continent's beauty. 

National Geographic highlights early 'People' entries to Travel Photographer of the Year 2017 competition

Submissions are being accepted until June 30th. Thinking of entering? Scope out the competition in the 'People' category and check out some early favorites. See gallery

Big Sky Country: Local photographers share their favorite Montana photo spots

Montana is big, beautiful place, and a little insider information can help you navigate its best photo spots. Read more

Photographer Edin Chavez shares his favorite Miami Beach photo spots

Come for the neon and palm trees, stay for the classic sunset view from a... Best Buy parking garage deck? These and other insider tips from pro photographer Edin Chavez await. Read more

Ultimate travel kit - Thailand with Olympus' E-M1 II & 25mm prime lens

Thailand has incredible landscapes, delicious food and warm and friendly locals. DPR staffer Carey Rose came to realize that documenting a trip like this with a 50mm equivalent lens was a lot more difficult than he anticipated. Read more

Croatia in 4K: travel photographer Max Lowe on location with Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

The Canon EOS 5D Mark IV is Canon's latest full-frame DSLR, aimed at enthusiast and professional photographers. We took the EOS 5D IV to Croatia's Dalmatian Coast recently with travel photographer Max Lowe, to put it through its paces. Watch the video

Meet two nomadic photographers who travel full-time

Elia and Naomi Locardi travel full time without a permanent address, embracing a 'location-independent' lifestyle that sees them constantly criss-crossing the globe. See video

Shots from a drone help photographer take first place in Travel Photographer of the Year awards

A photographer from Portugal has won the £4000 top prize in 2016’s Travel Photographer of the Year competition with a pair of portfolios of volcanic landscapes and, in contrast, a document of the life of fishermen in Ghana. See photos

GivePhotos gifts instant portraits to impoverished families

Bipasha Shom is on a mission to give impoverished people of her birthplace a small but priceless gift – their first photo of themselves and their family. Read more

6 tips for shooting fall color

The leaves are already starting to turn and the pumpkin beer is already flowing up here in the Pacific Northwest. We've put together a list of six tips to make shooting fall color that much more enjoyable! Read more

Google brings the National Parks to your living room with 360-virtual tours

Google has joined forces with the U.S. National Parks Service to make their centennial birthday celebration a bit more special by offering new VR and 360 video guided tours through some pretty amazing places. Read more

A photographer's guide to Cuba

Globe trotter and photographer Michael Bonocore shares some tips for traveling to and photographing the breathtaking island nation of Cuba. Read more

Take a look around: traditional stills versus VR in Iceland

Recently, DPReview staffer Carey Rose took a personal trip to Iceland with the D810 in tow, while one of his travel buddies packed a Theta S along with his usual kit. Check out how the current state of accessible 360-degree stills capture compares to a good old-fashioned DSLR. Read more

Road tripping through New South Wales, Australia

Photographer Jason Futrill has already spent three months of this year exploring Australia for various tourism marketing campaigns and social media channels. Based in Tasmania, Jason recently completed an eight-day road-trip from Sydney down to Bermagui, along the Sapphire Coast of New South Wales. Read more

Travels in China: Photographing the landscapes and people of Guilin and XiaPu

A seasoned travel photographer knows that there's hard work involved in getting the best photos from a trip. So when Ken Koskela arrived in China on a 17-day trip, he wasn't exactly planning on a relaxing vacation. Read more

Change of scenery: How a photographer's trip to Idaho inspired a big move

What could convince a California native to leave the state's famously beautiful coasts and sunshine behind? For photographer and Resource Travel editor Michael Bonocore, a visit to Idaho's pristine wilderness and towering mountains was enough. Read more

Tip of the iceberg: Learning photography in Antarctica

People become interested in photography in many different ways, and at different stages of life. Some are hooked early on, while others discover the joy of making photos much later. For Kira Morris, it was the isolation and natural beauty of life in Antarctica that inspired her to take up photography. Read more

The journey: Michael Brown on photography at the edge of the world

Michael Brown is an award-winning director and a pioneer of adventure filmmaking. In his talk from PIX 2015 Michael takes us on a very personal journey to the edges of the world, including climbing Mt. Everest with blind climber Erik Weihenmayer. In the process, he shares important lessons about risks, relationships and the importance of challenging ourselves and mentoring others. Read more

Let there be light: Photographing Yosemite's elusive 'Firefall'

Once a year, photographers turn their lenses toward Yosemite's Horsetail Fall and hope for the conditions that transform this waterfall into a spectacle known as 'Firefall'. The late February sun casts a blazing orange glow on the water – that is, if the water is flowing, and if the horizon isn't too cloudy. One photographer shares his story capturing the event. Read more

Finding your story: National Geographic grant winner Max Lowe

Born into a family with a taste for the 'restless life,' Max Lowe's photographic journey began late and grew quickly. His zeal for travel to far flung regions of the world, to lead a restless life himself, naturally extended to a desire to tell the stories of his experiences through photography. What started as a hobby quickly became the journey of a lifetime through a grant with National Geographic. See Lowe's pictures and learn more about his career. Read more

The gift of connection: A pair of friends photograph Cuba

As a destination for street photographers and photojournalists, there's no place quite like Cuba. The natural beauty of the island is plain to see, but for photographers and good friends Susan Roderick and Kenna Klosterman, the real pulse of the country can be found talking to its inhabitants. Read more

Shooting with a point of view: Anna Mia Davidson in Cuba

In 1999, Anna Mia Davidson packed up 100 rolls of Tri-X film, an old Leica M4-P, two lenses and headed to Cuba to photograph the grittier reality of Cuban life that lurked beneath its colorful surface. Davidson expresses the importance of having a unique point of view to guide her as she made multiple trips over several years, documenting the island nation through some of its most turbulent times. Read more

DPReview Recommends: Best compact cameras for travel 2015

Whether you're traveling the world or the next town over, having the right camera at your side makes all the difference. We've picked out our best bets for the photographer who wants to keep things simple by carrying a compact camera rather than one with interchangeable lenses. Read more

Recipe for 6S: iPhone 6S Real-world Sample Gallery

The iPhone 6S doesn't look too different from the iPhone 6 that it replaces, but its camera module has been significantly improved. Now offering 12MP and snappier performance, the camera on the iPhone 6S is impressively capable. We've been out and about with the new phone, taking plenty of pictures in a range of different situations. Click through to see our gallery of real-world samples

Around the world by bicycle with photographer Nicolas Marino

Nicolas Marino has been to 56 countries in his lifetime and has his sights set on the other 140. He's traveling around the world with his camera and he's not taking the easy way, crossing deserts, jungles and everything in between by bicycle. Why? In his words, 'With a bicycle and a humble attitude you can travel to the heart of a culture.' See gallery

Travel tripods: 5 carbon fiber kits reviewed

What makes a tripod a good travel companion? We test out five carbon fiber 'travel' tripods that while compact and light, are also comfortably tall and capable of supporting a reasonable amount of gear. This review covers five models, examining their features, functions and ergonomics in use both in the studio and out in the field. Click through to read the roundup.

Travel tripods: Comparing 5 aluminum kits

What makes a compact tripod a good traveling companion? We've collected 5 aluminum 'travel' tripod and head combinations that are compact, but are also comfortably tall and hold up a reasonable amount of gear. In this roundup we cover their features, functions and finish quality, and we put them to work in the studio and in the field. Read more

Get more accurate color with camera calibration
Improvements in your technique don't have to be dramatic to have a profound impact on your workflow and quality of images. Travel photographer Steve Davey looks at how camera color profiles can speed up your workflow.
Traveller's bag for mirrorless camera
Looking for a traveller's camera bag for a mirrorless setup, I found the Tamrac Jazz Messenger 2 to be the best (and basically the only one that fit the bill)
Ireland: A Photographers' Guide
Once upon a time Ireland was a much talked-about dream destination for photographers. But although not as trendy as it used to be, this little island is still well worth a visit. Carsten Krieger explains why.
Theme and Variations
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The best images are often made close to home. And photographing the same scene over and over is the photographer's equivalent to the daily run of the marathoner. See how photographer Carsten Krieger has explored a single scene in his native Ireland over the years.
Destination wedding photography part 2
Chris Mann's tips on planning, pricing and shooting a destination wedding (part 2 of 2). In this part we'll look at how photographing a wedding in a tropical destination differs from more temperate locations.
Destination wedding photography part 1
Chris Mann's tips on planning, pricing and shooting a destination wedding (part 1 of 2). In part one we'll look at the practical, legal and financial side of shooting overseas.
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