Tips and Tricks for Travel Photography

What You'll Learn

This three-hour workshop covers the essentials for preparing, traveling and making the best photographs during an excursion - for work or play. You'll learn best practices of preparing for a trip, packing, what equipment to bring and how to capture amazing photos once you arrive.

By focusing through highly-interactive and conversational, in-class exercises, you'll get practical knowledge spanning different aspects of travel photography including: scenic photography, street photography and people photography.

This Workshop Will Cover:

  • Planning your trip
  • Researching your destination for the best photo possibilities
  • Choosing safe and convenient lodging
  • Equipment - Camera bodies, lenses, tripods, filters, chargers
  • Knowing your camera and lenses
  • Traveling with your camera gear
  • Working with light…"The Golden Hours"
  • Composition
  • Proper Exposures and How to Get Them
  • Street Photography
  • People Photography
  • Landscape Photography
  • Using Flash in Portraits and Scenics
  • Archiving Your images while on the Road

Who Should Take This

This workshop will be a great resource for anyone planning a photography trip or anyone who loves to travel and wants to bring back better photographs.

Presented By Bob Pearson

Bob Pearson

Bob Pearson is a photojournalist and editor with 30+ years of experience in news photography, covering sports, politics and the human condition worldwide. Bob spent over 20 years with Agence France-Presse (AFP). He served as Chief Photographer and Director of Photography for AFP, covering the White House and Capitol Hill, and coordinating coverage for North America. Pearson's photographs have been published worldwide, including major newspapers and magazines such as The NY Times, USAToday, Time Magazine, Newsweek, US News and World Report, Paris Match, Der Spiegel and others.

Bob is currently based in Indian Hills where he runs his freelance photography and consulting business.

BDA Members


BDA Members: $69.00

Non-Members: $89.00

Available Dates

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