Chateau Gudanes Copyright Carla Coulson
I love travelling almost as much as I love travel photography. When I was still at photography school it was clear for me that I wanted to be a travel photography. I was fortunate to have my first travel story on Naples published in Marie Claire and for the next 12 years I travelled the world for working for my favourite magazines.
I have gathered together some posts for those of you who are travel photography enthusiasts and I figured the best place to start was with one of the most important things in photography, the Decisive Moment.
THE DECISIVE MOMENT
The phrase the decisive moment was coined by photographer Cartier-Bresson and is the moment us photographers are always searching for.
TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY SERIES – FOOD
I started this series of post on some of the most important elements in travel photography
TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY SERIES – PEOPLE
When we take travel photos we are trying to tell a story of a culture, in this post I explain my thoughts
on how to include people in your images
TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY SERIES – ARCHITECTURE
Architecture is one of the great storytellers of a culture and tells an immediate story.
TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY SERIES – EVENTS
I often try to include an event in my travel stories. There are a wide range of sporting, cultural and musical events t
hat are particular to a culture.
TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY SERIES – COLOUR PALETTES
How we use colour in our photography can add depth to our story, meaning, mood and tell us a lot about your style.
HOW TO SHOOT AN EVENT
Events are rich moments in a city’s life full of strong emotions and tell a strong story of the people, history and culture
HOW TO SHOOT THE BLUE HOUR
The blue hour is that magic moment of the day when the sun has set and the night hasn’t quite fallen. The sky has a beautiful colour cast.
5 TIPS FOR BEGINNERS TO TAKE BETTER PHOTOS
Even if you are currently taking photos on an iPhone there are ways we can always improve our photos.
THE BENEFITS OF BEING A PUBLISHED PHOTOGRAPHER
Why bother having your images published in magazines or books? This is a little insight into some of the benefits.
If you enjoyed these posts and would like even further information on travel photography you might like to join me at one of my travel photography workshops. More information here.