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Editorial Travel Photography – Telling the Story of a Location

Perhaps because our Travel Photography Course starts next week, or maybe because in the summer I think of travel, not that I ever travel in the summer, I seem to be drawn to articles about travel photography. Did you see the fantastic images from the 2 posts yesterday from Steve McCurry and Jo Bendal?

Anyway here is another article on travel editorial photography from the Digital-Photo-School people

“If you’re ever given a travel assignment by a magazine – or hope to get one – you need to learn how to tell the story of a location. Flip through the pages of any of your favorite travel magazines and you’ll see exactly what I’m talking about. It’s all the elements that come together to show what tourists want to see – the places, people, food and culture of a location.”  Read more

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