How to make the most of your next trip and return home with a portfolio of memorable images
Text & Photography By Ken Kaminesky
The Four Ps To Take Better Travel Photos
Practice. No artist will ever get better at their craft without serious amounts of practice. The good thing is, practicing in photography is fun. Keep shooting in new ways and experimenting with new techniques.
Patience. Don’t expect every shot to be amazing nor think that every time you try something new it will be a giant success. You’ll learn a lot from your failures. The trick is, only show people your best work.
Persistence. Don’t give up! Good things don’t happen to those who simply wait; they happen to those who work their butts off. Don’t be distracted by negative thoughts and give up. The next shot may be the perfect one.
Photoshop. Capturing a great image is just the beginning. Learning how to bring your vision to life by post-processing with the powerful software available to photographers today is the icing on the cake. You’ll never regret getting really good at Photoshop. Trust me.
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Use framing to direct the viewer’s attention to a specific location within the composition.
Natural framing is a popular technique in landscape photography where the photographer deliberately places the primary subject in a position where accompanying elements surround it, highlight it or call attention to it. A connection between the objects framing the subject and the subject itself should exist. The goal of the frame is to direct the viewer’s attention to a specific location within the composition. It unifies the primary focal point with natural or man-made objects that surround it. These objects add a sense of depth and also help identify the environment in which the image was created.
How to make the most of your next trip and return home with a portfolio of memorable images.
Text & Photography by Ken Kaminesky
One of the challenge of making portfolio-worthy photographs when traveling in new places is fnding a balance between focusing on image making and simply being present and absorbing the experience …
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Tips to protect yourself and your gear and to make stunning exposures of the season.
Text & Photography by Kevin McNeal
Winter is a memorable time for photographers who enjoy the challenges and the rewards that come with photographing the season. Dedication comes to mind when we think of photographers who enjoy going on adventures in freezing temperatures to capture images in conditions that other photographers would not be willing to consider.