All along the way Scott shares his very best tips and techniques for planning, preparing, and getting the most out of your next travel adventure. Come along and watch the entire process of shooting in a variety of locations in this class then meet back up in part 2, Editing Your Travel Photos with Lightroom and Photoshop.
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Meet up with Scott Kelby on the Paris streets as he introduces the class and gets right into sharing his very best travel photography tips.
Your gear decisions will have a huge impact on what you can shoot and what you decide to carry. Scott covers everything from lens choices to batteries and tripods.
Choosing your camera settings before you start shooting leaves you ready for whatever comes your way.
Once you've got the classic shot for your location you are free to go out and get the photos you want to take.
The two best times of the day to shoot outdoors are the hour around sunrise and the hour around sunset, so you need to be strategic during the rest of the time you are traveling.
Scott shares some more tips on creating your own shot list (and don't shoot list) and shares his list for the remainder of this trip.
Here's a tip that will really take your photos to the next level. Arrange to have a professional model work with you at a location.
Street photography presents its own unique set of challenges, but Scott has a slew of tips help you get out there and get the shots.
Sometimes large iconic landmarks are best captured as panoramic images, and Scott shares a series of techniques for capturing killer hand-held panos, then follows it up with some great tips for removing tourists from your photos.
It pays to arrive early to stake out the best spot and wait for the best light of the day.
Many indoor locations will allow you to use a tripod, but others will not. You need to be prepared for both possibilities and Scott covers all the bases.
What is so great about shooting HDR in a church? Awesome light, cool textures, and lots of detail.
Food can be just as representative of the locations you visit as the landmarks and the people, so don't forget to include it on your shot list. Scott wraps up the class by sharing techniques for capturing motion to convey a sense of energy and excitement.
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