Travel Photography

Travel Photography that Creates Lasting Impressions, with Remember Forever Photography

99% of people with cameras approach travel and landscape photography the same way. 99% of photographs you see of any given subject or landscape are all but identical. Even the ones that are different are the same.  Remember Forever’s Luke Ballard takes you on a journey,  showing you how to make outstanding travel photos of the places you visit.

The Travel Series: Changes in Latitude, Great Voyages for Travel Photographers

Every travel photographer has a bucket list of dream destinations. There are a number of wild places in the world that are best visited by ocean-going expeditions on small passenger ships, and you don't have to go halfway around the world to find world-class photo opportunities.

The Travel Series: Getting the Most from Your Mornings

As sure as the sun will rise, it is infinitely better to capture your travel landscapes at exactly that moment—sunrise.

The Travel Series: Capturing Cities in a Different Light

The greatest challenge in travel photography and in photography in general is capturing the essence of a person or place. The world is smaller than ever and almost everyone is traveling and taking pictures. So how do you separate yourself from the pack?

The Travel Series: Wake Up and Forget the Coffee

I am a rapt admirer of all forms and epiphanies of light. I marvel at thin rays of light streaming through a window in a dark room, backlit water and foliage, reflections, and all the created shadows. Light creates shadows, and so it is a harmonious duo.

The Travel Series: Working with a Mirrorless Camera System

What the mirrorless camera system offers is the ability to carry a real camera that provides the photographer with lens choice, exposure options, and a real viewfinder, all in a package that is small enough to encourage the photographer to carry that camera.

The Travel Series: Top Photo Adventure Locations

I am a founding member of Photo Quest Adventures, an international travel company specializing in deluxe photography workshops and unique cultural experiences around the globe. Here are my Top Ten favorite photo destinations.

The Travel Series: Traveling, Learning, Influenced, Inspired

We had just made the long crossing of the Drake Passage to Antarctica. On the horizon were enormous icebergs. It was our first view of big ice. We all rushed to deck and began to photograph. I found myself standing shoulder to shoulder with Seth Resnick. He was using a long 300mm lens. I was using a wide 28mm lens.

Practical Travel Photography

Travel photography is about capturing a moment, a place or culture, and your digital SLR is the perfect tool for doing this.

Hands-On Review: Manfrotto Befree Aluminum Travel Tripod

The Manfrotto Befree is a 3.0-lb tripod/ball head combo with four leg sections and a rapid column that rises to a combined height of 56.69”, folds down to 15.75”, and can support still or video cameras weighing up to 8.8 lb. The Befree is an easy choice for anyone who seeks light weight and a small form factor.

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