When travelling to an amazing new destination, we would all love to take beautiful photos without clutter and hordes of other tourists filling our perfectly selected compositions. But in a bustling city that can be a difficult task and frustrating when you get home to realise your amazing shot outside the Eiffel Tower was ruined by someone standing in the way. Here’s a few tips to get the best photos you can from your trip.
When I first started creating travel photos, I often aimed to capture a scene containing as few people as possible, or ideally none. I thought it made for a cleaner “prettier” shot without all the clutter of people. I would capture a beautiful scene, a lovely monument, an ancient building…Now when I am in a small French village, or a local farmers market, I want to capture the people in my photographs. Why? Because they are part of the story.
Everyone knows that half the fun of traveling is finding new places to eat and discovering delicious new foods! If you’re anything like me, you want to take pictures of your food whenever you find something tasty and unique.
But have you ever taken a photo of an amazing looking dish, and it ends up looking…boring?
Today I am sharing my top tips and tricks for taking perfect self-portraits. I cover self-portraits in my female photography workshops, it is my favorite topic to teach. Self-portraits are not only a fantastic way to use your creativity, they are also a wonderful way to learn to love yourself. If you have never stepped […]
Now that we have covered why you want to get your images featured, let’s talk about how you are going to make that happen. Hashtags First things first, you must do your hashtag homework if you want to get your images featured. This means researching valid and current tags. The best strategy is to […]
I am not going to lie, I get a little giddy when I wake up and check my phone and see that one of my images have been featured. See that image above? National Geographic featured it on their website AND their Instagram account…I about passed out with excitement when that happened. I have had […]