Travel Photography: Making Portraits of the Locals

Watch Travel Photography: Making Portraits of the Locals

Learn how to take better portraits of the locals when you are traveling! Join Scott Kelby and Rick Sammon as they teach you a progression of techniques that you can use to make your travel photos come alive by including people in the scenes you capture. Scott and Rick start the class with a discussion of their favorite gear, and then jump right into giving you the tools you need to come back home with photos you are proud of and really show the culture of the location you visited. In this class you’ll learn about approaches for candid (and semi-candid) portraits, photographing the vendors and staff you interact with, getting the locals to pose, paying locals, hiring models, and so much more! Watch this class and decide to take these few extra steps on your next travel adventure and you’re sure to see an immediate change in your photography! watch trailer | watch course

Lesson 1 : Introduction and Gear
Lesson 2 : Candid Portraits
Lesson 3 : Semi Candid
Lesson 4 : Vendors and Staff
Lesson 5 : Getting Locals to Pose
Lesson 6 : Detail Shots
Lesson 7 : Paying Locals
Lesson 8 : Hiring Models
Lesson 9 : Getting Better Results
Lesson 10 : Photo Fixers
Lesson 11 : Shooting Tips
Lesson 12 : Natural Light
Lesson 13 : Using Lighting

Meet The Instructors | Rick Sammon & Scott Kelby

Rick Sammon

Rick Sammon

Canon Explorer of Light and award-winning photographer Rick Sammon is one of the most active photographers on the planet. With over 40 years of experience he divides his time between creating images, giving seminars, developing online classes, leading workshops, and making personal appearances. Rick’s enthusiasm for digital imaging is contagious and it’s his mission to make digital photography fun, creative, exciting, and rewarding for others.

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Scott Kelby

Scott Kelby

Scott is the President and CEO of KelbyOne, is also the original "Photoshop Guy", is the editor and publisher of Photoshop User Magazine, Conference Technical Chair for the Photoshop World Conference, Training Director and instructor for KelbyOne Live Seminars, and author of a string of bestselling technology and photography books.

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