We feature travel photography from our own portfolio as well as supporting the work of other up and coming photographers you should know about. Click on individual shots for full caption / image particulars.
For amateur photographers, street photography can be intimidating. You generally shoot candidly, and in public places, in an uncontrolled setting where anything can happen and the scene is never the same. It’s definitely not the easiest discipline!
But street photography is popular as it captures the texture of a city in a single photo. It’s personal and raw, and captures a city’s true soul. For instance, it is more than just taking a photo of cars passing through traffic. It is about waiting for the right second, as soon as the MPV car passes by with its windows rolled down and you can see the kids inside the car bored from traffic.
And even though this is the most practiced kind of photography, many beginner photographers have a fear of shooting in the street. So if you’re looking to overcome your fear of street photography, or improve your craft, here are some helpful tips to guide you.
Sometimes everything comes together at the right moment; the lighting, angle and every other element combine to create a picture that is truly one of a kind. When that perfect picture occurs, it seems like a crime to just leave it on a memory card or let it fade away into the obscurity of old social media posts. Some photographs deserve to be printed.
If you’ve taken that special photo that needs to be brought to life, the old 8 x 10 frame may not be enough to do it justice. In these cases, a little creativity in your printing and mounting methods could take that special photo and turn it into a work of art.
Or maybe you’re just bored with the traditional prints in your home and need something different to spruce things up. Either way, there are some great printing techniques currently available that can help make your favorite travel photos something truly memorable. If you want to bring that perfect moment from your travels into your home, try one of these unique printing methods to memorialize it properly.
Travel and photography go hand in hand these days, and with the accessibility of advanced technology, even amateur photographers and beginners can take incredible shots.
Though the success of your photos will depend on the camera gear you travel with. So whether you’re an advanced photographer or just starting out, make sure you have the following with you on every trip.
The capital of the Netherlands, Amsterdam is a beautiful city with an amazing variety of things to see and do. And if you love travel photography, getting the perfect shot will most likely be at the top of your list.
From it’s seventeenth-century buildings and canals, to impressive museums and joint-smoking alien sculptures, few cities meld history with modern urban flair like Amsterdam, and this is a fantastic place to be a photographer.
Best known as the home of Anne Frank, this home of 2,431,000 friendly residents invites you to visit the city that takes its name from its famous canals built on the Amstel River. The following are great photography locations for shooting throughout Amsterdam. Head here if you’re looking to travel like a photographer and not a tourist.
The Eiffel Tower truly is one of the most iconic, most visited and most photographed landmarks in France, and if you love travel photography, getting the perfect shot will most likely be at the top of your list.
Situated in one of the most beautiful cities in the world, whether you’re cruising past it on the Seine, climbing to the roof of a nearby Cathedral, or standing directly below it, there are a million ways to get a shot of the Eiffel Tower, and it’s quite easy to take a great photo here. Though this is one of the most photographed landmarks in the world, so what’s not always easy is taking an interesting one. As a tourist, it’s difficult to capture a unique angle which the world hasn’t already seen.
The following are great photography locations for shooting the Eiffel Tower. Head here if you’re looking to travel like a photographer and not a tourist.
Every person’s life has unforgettable moments that define it, and for us, most of these moments revolve around our travels. Like the time we ice skated inside the Eiffel Tower. Or spent seven grueling days climbing Mt Kilimanjaro, where I not only stood proudly on the highest point in Africa, but then bumped into a handsome stranger who would later propose.
Mike and I have 10 years and over 45 countries worth of cherished memories, each moment having defined our lives along the way. But the thousands of photographs we accumulate have a habit of fading away on the “cloud”, and we forget that they’re sitting there saved. So we’ve started to favor print over pixels, because these moments deserve to be printed, and nothing will ever beat holding a physical photo book.
To preserve our travel photography we’ve teamed up with MILK Books, a company who produce custom photo books and albums that are center-stitched and handbound, created with archival-quality materials to last for at least 100 years (they believe that some moments should last longer than a lifetime). And to celebrate the new year, we’re give away a beautiful 120 page archival medium photo book!
Instagram has more than 300 million active users, and is one of the most popular ways avid travelers share and discover new places around the globe. I mean, what is traveling the world if you can’t find a way to share your experiences with others?
But of those 300 million users, there are a select few who always seem to look better and head to more photogenic destinations than the rest of us. Of course this is never the case; usually this is actually the result of a lot of effort and editing, and your favorite traveler knowing how to take better photos than you.
If you’re heading overseas and want to step up your Instagram game, you might be able to benefit from the following tricks and tips. These are strategies that some of the most popular accounts use.
The Sydney Opera House is one of the most iconic, most visited and most photographed landmarks in Australia, and if you love travel photography, getting the perfect shot will most likely be at the top of your list.
Situated on one of the most beautiful harbours in the world, whether you’re on the water, above the water, or even below it, there are a million ways to get a shot of the Sydney Opera House. It’s quite easy to take a great photo here. Though this is one of the most photographed landmarks in the world, so what’s not always easy is taking an interesting one. As a tourist, it’s difficult to capture a unique angle which the world hasn’t already seen.
The following are great photography locations for shooting the Sydney Opera House. Head here if you’re looking to travel like a photographer and not a tourist.
Sharing your travel photos today is a simple click away thanks to how far photography technology has come. Though have you noticed recently that everyone seems to be sharing the same shots?
There are so many beautiful places to see in the world, whether that be a natural wonder or an architectural site, though it feels as though the world has already been photographed. As a tourist, it’s difficult to capture a unique angle which the world hasn’t already seen. Difficult to make your photography stand out when 1,000 tourists before you have stood and set up their tripod in that exact same spot.
Well, If you’re sick of coming home from overseas with the exact same shots as everyone else who owns a camera, Fripito is the app you need. Local knowledge, insider tips, and unique photo locations which other tourists simply don’t know.
Action camera’s are fantastic, though let’s be honest, they’re not made for easy sharing. If you’re an adventure seeker you wait until the end of the day to see your footage and you spend hours editing it before being able to create a sharable clip. I would love to post videos more frequently from our adventures, but they often take days to complete. That is, until now.
The TomTom Bandit isn’t the first action camera to hit the market, though I’ve found it’s certainly one of the most unique. Breaking into the market of action camera’s and releasing a product consumers will remember is a fairly difficult task – the market is already cornered by established name brands, and many companies who have attempted to break into action camera’s simply haven’t managed to last against brands like GoPro.
Though after reviewing the Bandit I do believe TomTom are up to the task – and not because the specs on the Bandit match some of the best cameras out there, but because it has very obviously been created with us in mind – they’ve really put thought into what users today want from an action camera, identified the pain points of current cameras, and created the TomTom Bandit action camera to be the easiest way to edit and share movies.