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Travel And Photos: Looking At Light

Few people, including myself, have the luxury of staying in each travel destination long enough to feel that there was nothing more to shoot. To compensate for the brief time spent in any one place, your photographic eye must be constantly scanning the environment for images that offer strong compositions, good lighting and that communicate–without words–the feeling of the culture. monasteryThere are basically two categories of pictures that I focus on for each location. The first is the establishing shot. This could be the skyline of Frankfurt, the Grand Canal in Venice or a wide-angle view of the Pushkar Fair in India. These kinds of pictures quickly identify a place and provide a segue into the rest of the pictures–either in a slide show or a magazine layout. The second category is the detail photography. This could be an intimate… Read on here...