11 Travel photography tips to get you through the summer

Chose you gear carefully.

Once you’ve selected the gear, make a list.

It’s all about the bag.

Speaking of the bag… Don’t put it down.

And whatever you do, don’t check it!

Be inconspicuous in your surroundings.

And while we’re on the subject…

Don’t put all of your eggs in one basket.

Keep important documentation handy.

Make friends with a local.

Have an amazing time.

7 Street Photography Tips and Exercises to Try This Season

1. Linger in the same area

2. Capture a strong facial expression or gesture

3. Capture a photo with multiple subjects

4. Capture a small detail

5. Take a street photograph without people

6. Photograph differently

7. Think of an idea and figure out how to capture it

Bonus tip – take a ‘boring’ photo

(Source: digital-photography-school.com)

Improve Your Backgrounds - Improve Your Photography

The background in your image can quickly reveal your skill level as a photographer. Learning to see past an exotic or exciting subject, to catch the details in the background, is what will distinguish you from a beginning, hobbyist photographer to an experienced professional. The background in your image immediately stands out to a trained eye. Learning just this skill can very quickly elevate and improve your photography…

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The photograph itself doesn’t interest me. I want only to capture a minute part of reality. ”

- Henri Cartier Bresson

Alison Scarpulla

Great source of photographical inspiration…

Justyna Zdunczyk

She’s addicted to photography…

It’s one thing to make a picture of what a person looks like, it’s another thing to make a portrait of who they are. ”

- Paul Caponigro

Imagined

Photography by Alicia Savage…

I always thought good photos were like good jokes. If you have to explain it, it just isn’t that good. ”

- Anonymous

A good snapshot keeps a moment from running away. ”

- Eudora Welty

The revange of the equipment…

For weeks now… What am I saying … For months now, I don’t drag my heavy SLR camera around with me, as I’ve done half my life every day…

Finally I took it today with me again… And of course, the batteries are dead… Who would have thought? …

Anyway, I was forced to use the iPhone as camera… And in bad lighting conditions it takes for sure very poor images… As most other cameras also do…

I realized, however, that the iPhone takes acceptable macros, and especially loves the color red…

White is not always white…

There are a lot of white balance photoshop tutorials out there…

Maybe you find them helpful…

For me, there ist still only one ideal way for the white balance correcture afterwards - the curves eyedropper in photoshop